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Community Government Lurgan Upper Bann Westminster

75 Mile Hike an Inspirational Legacy for Molly Moo – Lockhart

Local Member of Parliament Carla Lockhart has paid tribute to a group of local charity fundraisers who have embarked on a 75 mile hike in aid of the Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice. A total of £3500 has been raised so far to support the work of the hospice, in memory of local girl Molly Moo […]

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Banbridge Community Government Lurgan Upper Bann Westminster

MP to Host ‘Evening of Reflection’

Local DUP MP Carla Lockhart has announced she will be hosting a special ‘Evening of Reflection’ to remember the ‘Thin Green Line’ that protected life and liberty in Northern Ireland in the face of a brutal terrorist campaign. The event will be held in Brownlow House on 28th April 2022, at 7.30pm. Pre-booking is essential. Announcing the […]

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Community Government Lurgan Politics Upper Bann Westminster

United Voice Needed to Defeat Protocol Protagonists – Lockhart

Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart has said it is imperative that Unionism speaks with one voice if the Northern Ireland Protocol is to be defeated, and said the groundswell of grassroots unionist opposition should send a message to the leaders of Unionism that the community wants a united voice in support of the restoration of […]

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Banbridge Community Government Lurgan Upper Bann Westminster

Lockhart Congratulates Skeogh Flute Band on 140 Year Landmark

DUP MP Carla Lockhart has joined with DUP Leader Rt. Hon. Sir Jeffrey Donaldson MP at a celebration dinner to mark 140 years of Skeogh Flute Band. The event was held in the Bannville Hotel at the weekend, with current and former members coming together along with many supporters of the band through the years. […]

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Community Crime Government Lurgan Upper Bann Westminster

Lockhart Condemns Lurgan Stabbing Incident

Speaking following the incident Carla Lockhart MP said, “this has been a deeply traumatic experience for those injured and those who witnessed the incident.  I am thankful that those injured are receiving the assistance they require and I trust they will make a full recovery.  I would like to thank the local policing team and the public […]

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Armagh Community Education Government Newry South Armagh Westminster

Brady Says Teachers Must be Supported

Sinn Féin MP Mickey Brady has said that teaching staff must be supported with fair pay as teachers and other workers struggle with the cost-of-living crisis. The Newry and Armagh MP said: “Last night I attended a meeting hosted by teachers unions in Newry, calling for fair pay for their members. “The cost of living […]

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Armagh Community Government Newry South Armagh Westminster

British Government Must Honour Commitment on Acht Gaeilge — Brady

Responding to comments by British Secretary of State at Westminster in relation to his failure to deliver on Irish language rights, Sinn Féin MP Mickey Brady said: “Brandon Lewis agreed and promised to deliver on the commitment of an Irish language Act with accelerated passage by October 2021. “That date passed without delivery or any […]

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Community Government Health Lurgan Upper Bann Westminster

We Need to Step up Provision for Those With Endometriosis – Lockhart

Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart has written to the Health Minister, Robin Swann, to press for urgent action to be taken to improve Northern Ireland’s healthcare provision for those with endometriosis. Currently, we have no fully accredited BSGE endometriosis specialist centre operating in Northern Ireland and delays in accessing care is much more prevalent than […]

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Community Government Lurgan Westminster

MP Praises New Food Pantry Scheme

Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart has visited the new Freedom Food Pantry in Emmanuel Church, Lurgan, and commended the church fellowship for the new scheme that supports those in food hardship in the local community. Carla Lockhart said: “We are living in the midst of a cost of living crisis, with many households finding it […]

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Community Government Portadown Westminster

Wonderful Betty Deserves the Best of Retirement – Lockhart

Local MP Carla Lockhart has wished Betty Lawder a long and happy retirement, as the inspirational Portadown lady retires after 47 years of volunteering for the Samaritans. Speaking at an event to mark Betty’s retirement, Carla Lockhart said: “Betty is a true inspiration, and what better legacy is there that so many can testify to […]