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

Larkin Welcomes Latest Resurfacing Works for Longfield Road

Sinn Féin councillor Mickey Larkin has welcomed the latest in a series of road repairs carried out by DFI on the Longfield road in Forkhill. The Slieve Gullion councillor said: “I hope that the latest works carried out here on the Longfield road will help make it a safer surface for everyone to drive on. […]

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ABC Council Community Constituency Council Government Infrastructure Lurgan Stormont Upper Bann

Alliance Call for Annesborough Road Improvements

Alliance representatives Eóin Tennyson MLA and Councillor Peter Lavery have called for steps to be taken to improve road safety and cleanliness in the Annesborough Road area of Lurgan. Mr Tennyson said, “Action needs to be urgently taken to improve road safety in the Annesborough Road area of Lurgan.  Residents have been in contact with […]

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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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Community Government Infrastructure Politics Stormont

6 month wait for an MOT

The Department of Infrastructure has come under fire regarding long waits for MOTs here in Northern Ireland. Clanrye News and Sport has been approached by a member of the public who indicated that when she booked an MOT in May the closest appointment the lady got was in October. Furthermore the lady who lives in […]

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ABC Council Community Constituency Council Government Infrastructure Lurgan Upper Bann Westminster

DUP Reps Welcome Resurfacing of Lisnisky

Carla Lockhart MP and Councillor Margaret Tinsley have given a warm welcome to the completion of resurfacing works in Lisnisky Walk/Lane and Meadows. Speaking on site, the local DUP MP said: “These resurfacing works have been a long time coming so it is fantastic to reach this point. Both Margaret and I have been pushing […]

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Election 2022 Infrastructure Politics

RIA Northern Ireland Publishes Rail Manifesto Ahead of Stormont Elections

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) Northern Ireland has published its manifesto for rail ahead of the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections in May.The Manifesto sets out four key recommendations for the nation, where rail supports £900m in economic growth and 17,500 jobs. The recommendations include: Provide a clear medium to long term rail investment strategy, and […]

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Community Education Infrastructure

Education Authority Challenged by Unite to End ‘Poverty Pay’ As Strike Action Recommences

As education workers return to picket-lines this morning, Unite the union called on the Education Authority to engage in talks to end poverty pay in Northern Ireland’s school services. The union emphasized that, despite Education Authority’s claims its hands are tied, it does have the power to make education workers an increase that betters the […]

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Community Education Government Infrastructure Portadown Westminster

Lockhart Provides Update on Birches Footpath Scheme

Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart has welcomed confirmation that extensive works to extend a footpath around Birches Primary School will go ahead on 11th April, for a period of 7 weeks. The MP, who has lobbied successfully for this scheme, said: “This significant investment to extend the footpath around Birches Primary School was due to […]

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Community Government Infrastructure South Down Stormont

Narrow Water Bridge Moves to Procurement Phase

Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has made the Bridge Orders to progress the Narrow Water Bridge project to procurement phase.  The Narrow Water Bridge project is a commitment within the New Decade New Approach agreement.  The Irish Government has provided €3 million in funding from the Shared Island Fund to allow Louth County Council as lead […]

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Banbridge Government Infrastructure Upper Bann Westminster

Richmond Heights, Banbridge Now a Priority By the Dept for Infrastructure

DUP MP Carla Lockhart has spoken of the fact that she is pleased that Richmond Heights, Banbridge is now being classed as a priority by the Department for Infrastructure however, has expressed frustration that there remains no start date for the much needed resurfacing of the development.   Speaking having received the confirmation Carla Lockhart […]