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More Must Be Done to Tackle Rural Crime! – Boylan

Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan has said more must be done to tackle rural and agricultural crime in our communities. The Newry & Armagh MLA was speaking following a recent spate of agricultural thefts in the rural Armagh area. Cathal said:   “We’ve learned of a number of rural thefts that have taken place recently in the […]

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Join The #refillution When Exercising and Help The Planet At The Same Time!

Did you know, that when you are exercising throughout the borough of Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon, that there are many facilities on hand to refill your water bottle? In fact, ABC Council has joined forces with the Couch25K programme to encourage you to join the #refillution and use the water refill points located in many […]

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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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Changes to Housing Selection Scheme Announced

Changes to the Housing Selection Scheme in Northern Ireland come into effect this week. The Housing Selection Scheme and Common Waiting List governs the allocation of all permanent social housing in Northern Ireland. It has been in place for more than 20 years and changes are now being introduced to ensure that those in greatest […]

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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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Southern Regional College Leading the Way With Accreditation Status!

Southern Regional College are the proud recipients of a formal accreditation status from The Royal Society of Chemistry. The College is the only Further Education College within Northern Ireland to achieve this accolade, and one of six Further Education providers in the UK with permission to use The Royal Society of Chemistry’s crest! The College […]

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Financial Pressures a Real Issue for Delivery of Infrastructure Projects – Boylan

Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan has said the current financial pressures facing DFI are posing real issues to the delivery of key infrastructure projects across the north. The Newry and Armagh MLA said: “Improving rural roads, expanding sewer capacity and delivering cornerstone projects such as the A6 are all facing further challenges as a result […]

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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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NIPSA Health Workers Join Other Unions at Dozens of Picket Lines Across NI Tomorrow

Thousands of NIPSA health workers will join colleagues from other unions at dozens of picket lines across Northern Ireland tomorrow (Thursday, 26 January) against the backdrop of a unprecedented cost-of-living crisis. The 24 hour stoppage will be the second full day of action taken by health sector unions in their campaign to secure safe staffing, […]

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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 […]