Community Constituency Council Government Infrastructure Newry and Armagh NMD Council South Armagh

Road Repairs in Forkhill Welcomed

Sinn Féin councillor Mickey Larkin has welcomed a number of road repairs carried out recently in Forkhill. The Slieve Gullion councillor said: “Recently, two swerious defects developed on both the Shean road and the Longfield road in Forkhill. “At the Shean road, a blocked pipe had caused the tarmac to rise several inches. While at […]

Community Government Infrastructure Lurgan Politics Stormont

Ministers Host Workshop to Overcome Challenges to Delivering More Homes

Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey and Infrastructure Minister John O’Dowd have hosted a joint workshop to seek solutions to constraints on housing supply, particularly in areas of high housing need. The workshop brings together key stakeholders across the housing and water infrastructure sectors. Minister Hargey said: “Access to a safe and secure home is a basic human […]

Banbridge Community Constituency Government Infrastructure Sport Stormont Upper Bann

Alliance calls for Craigavon Cycle Path Repair and Investment

A local Alliance MLA has called for urgent repair work to be carried out to the cycle path network in Craigavon. The Craigavon cycle path network, known locally as the ‘Black Paths’, consists of over 40km of segregated cycle paths that extend between Lurgan and Portadown and is well used by local residents for commuting […]

ABC Council Community Constituency Council Government Infrastructure Portadown Upper Bann Westminster

Improvements for Bocombra and Drumnacanvy Area

Local MP Carla Lockhart and Portadown Councillor Margaret Tinsley have secured a range of improvements in the Bocombra and Drumnacanvy areas of Portadown, further to a number of issues being raised my members of the local community. Updating residents on the works carried out, Carla Lockhart said; “As public representatives both Margaret and I are […]

Community Constituency Government Infrastructure Lurgan Stormont Upper Bann Westminster

O’Dowd Progressing Vanity Projects Whilst Department Chaos Continues – Lockhart

Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart and Cllr Margaret Tinsley have slammed Infrastructure Minister John O’Dowd for his decision to proceed with a feasibility study on a proposal to spend thousands of pounds of taxpayers money on a footbridge at the Bannfoot.  The proposed bridge would cross the River Bann between Charlestown village and Columbkile. The DUP […]

Constituency Government Infrastructure Lurgan Upper Bann Westminster

A1 Junctions Scheme making progress

Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart has welcomed an update from the Infrastructure Minister that work is continuing to progress towards the A1 Junction Phase 2 Road Improvement Scheme. As local MP, Carla Lockhart has been a vociferous campaigner for the much needed safety improvements. Speaking after receiving an update from the Department for Infrastructure, Carla […]

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Northern Ireland Still Lagging Behind on Electric Vehicle Charging Provision

Northern Ireland is still lagging behind when it comes to the introduction of electric vehicle charging provision, Alliance MLA Eóin Tennyson has said, after it was revealed the Department for Infrastructure (DFI) was still only engaging in discussions with other Departments on the issue. Responding to an Assembly question, the DFI stated it was still […]

Community Health Infrastructure

Enjoy the Great Outdoors but Remember the Dangers Water Can Pose

Reservoirs and other water bodies can often look idyllic, a perfect place to spend a beautiful day; this can be particularly so as we all look to spend more time outdoors and embrace the staycation over the summer.  However, that calm exterior can carry real danger that everyone should be aware of. In order to […]

Community Constituency Government Infrastructure Newry Newry and Armagh Stormont

Irwin Lobbies ESB on ‘Fiveways’ EV Chargers

Newry & Armagh DUP Assemblyman William Irwin MLA is responding to electric vehicle owner concerns over a lack of fast charging infrastructure and specific queries about the charging point at ‘Fiveways’ in Newry. Mr Irwin said there is a distinct lack of fast charging infrastructure generally in Northern Ireland which needs to be addressed and […]

Community Council Government Infrastructure Louth Louth County Council

McGeough Welcomes Road Repair

Sinn Féin Councillor Pearse McGeough has received a commitment from Louth County Council that the road adjacent to the Killanny playground on the road to Carrickmacross will be repaired in the very near future. Cllr McGeough said “I raised this particular road with the Council back in January fearing subsidence and on a recent visit […]