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McKernan Warns ‘Drivers Dodging Potholes Across Rural Roads’

SDLP Cusher Representative Emmajayne McKernan has said she has reported a number dangerous potholes on roads across Cusher. McKernan said, “I’ve been contacted by many rural road users about the dire state of the roads. Drivers are facing dangerous conditions between surface water, poor drainage, lack of gritting and now the all-too-common potholes. “I’ve reports of […]

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Haughey Supports Delivery of Key Works at Darkley Primary School

Sinn Féin councillor has welcomed confirmation that a number of key works will now go ahead at Darkley Primary School. The Cusher Councillor said: “A number of key works are now confirmed to go ahead for Darkley Primary School. “The school contacted me with concerns over safety issues with access to their playground and releasing […]

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ABC Council Launch Get Future Ready – Employability and Skills Conference

As part of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council’s February campaign Get Future Ready, a special employability and skills conference is taking place on Thursday 23 February. Hosted by Wendy Austin, this event is open to all local employers, citizens and community representatives as well as stakeholders from across education, training and employment organisations.  […]

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Haughey Welcomes New Residents to Community

Sinn Féin councillor Bróna Haughey has welcomed a number of new families to Cusher, following the completion of a new housing development. The Cusher Councillor said: “The Annvale Manor Development has seen 8 new families now move into the Cusher area. “Myself and some local Sinn Féin activists visited the new development to speak to […]

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Top Accolades for ABC Borough at All-Ireland IPB Pride of Place Awards 2022

Double-whammy of wins for The Right Key and ABC Council shine a light on local exemplars of excellence in community development at the prestigious IPB Pride of Place Awards. Now in its 20th year, these awards recognise and acknowledge the invaluable work undertaken by volunteers and those involved in local community development all over the island […]

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TUV Raises Neglect of Markethill High in Capital Programme

“In many ways, Markethill High highlights the neglect of the controlled sector going back generations. Markethill High was built in 1959 with the intention of accommodating 200 pupils. There are currently 503 pupils on the roll books and no less than eight mobiles are being employed to house the children. Some of the mobiles are […]

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Alliance Select Ferguson for Banbridge DEA

The Alliance Party has selected Joy Ferguson, to represent the Banbridge electoral area in the upcoming Council elections in May. The selection follows the decision by the current Alliance councillor for Banbridge Brian Pope to step aside. Mrs Ferguson, a resident of Banbridge, was educated locally at Dromore High School and Banbridge Academy and works […]

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Safety Needs to be Improved at Dundrum/Granemore Crossroads – Haughey

Sinn Féin councillor Bróna Haughey has said that something must be done to improve road safety at the Dundrum/Granemore crossroads. The Cusher councillor said: “I have raised this issue with DFI a number of times on behalf of local residents. “While there are some signs in place currently, there have still been incidents reported as […]

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Robbie Alexander Selected as Alliance Party Council Election Candidate in Craigavon

The Alliance Party has selected Robbie Alexander as its candidate in Craigavon for the forthcoming local government elections, scheduled to take place in May.   Mr Alexander has lived locally all his life and currently works in professional services as a chartered management accountant. He is an active cyclist who has raced for local club Orchard CC […]

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Drainage Issues on Ballymacnab Road Must be Addressed – Haughey

Sinn Féin councillor Bróna Haughey has said that drainage issues on the Ballymacnab road must be addressed urgently. The Cusher Councillor said: “I have been lobbying DFI for some time to address the flooding issue on this road. “At this time of year, the excessive water on the surface after a flood is likely to […]