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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 […]

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Advertising Infrastructure Newry Pocketbox

Pocketbox: What Road Pricing Means For Tax Payers in Britain

In October 2021, the British Government published official reports detailing a proposal which would see a transformative overhaul of the UK economy and its tax system as the country looks to seek out strategies to tackle the global climate crisis. Following the COP26 summit, where over 150 countries committed to the terms of the Paris […]

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Community Council Infrastructure NMD Council South Armagh

Finnegan Calls For Speed Reduction at Cullaville

Sinn Féin Councillor, Aoife Finnegan has called for a speed limit reduction at Cullaville.  The Slieve Gullion Councillor said: “Residents have been calling out for safer roads in the local area “Its vital that the roads are safe for all road users and for the residents who live near these roads and have to live […]

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Climate Community Government Stormont Upper Bann

Commencement of Waringstown Improvement Scheme Welcomed by DUP

Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart and local Councillor Mark Baxter have welcomed the start to a DAERA funded environmental improvement scheme in Waringstown. The work has started this week and will be completed by the summer. Carla Lockhart said: “This is a very good day for Waringstown, with the much anticipated environmental improvement scheme now […]

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Community Government Infrastructure Portadown Westminster

Lockhart Welcomes Pavement Scheme at Birches

Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart has given a warm welcome to news from the Department for Infrastructure that a £60,000 pavement extension project will be delivered at the Birches, Portadown. Carla Lockhart said: “This is very good news for the community, with confirmation I have received from the Department for Infrastructure that the existing footway […]

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Government Infrastructure Stormont

Minister Publishes Report on Support For Biennial MOT Testing

Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has published a summary of the findings from a Call for Evidence seeking views on the potential introduction of biennial (every two years) MOT testing for cars, light goods vehicles and motorcycles.  Currently private cars and motorcycles are first MOT tested at four years old and light goods vehicles under 3,500kg are […]

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Community Election 2022 Government Infrastructure Lurgan Stormont Upper Bann

Public Backs SDLP Plan for MOT Testing Every 2 years 

SDLP Upper Bann MLA Dolores Kelly has welcomed a report from SDLP Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon that shows public support for move to biennial MOT testing.  A call for evidence on moving to MOT testing every two years received 1,224 responses with a high volume of interest and support for the plan.  Minister Mallon has […]

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Dáil Éireann Government Infrastructure Louth

€9.4m million for Regional and Local Roads Projects in County Louth for 2022

Local Fine Gael TD for Louth and East Meath, Fergus O’Dowd, has welcomed news confirming that €11m will be made available to complete much needed regional and local roads projects in Louth and East Meath in 2022. O’Dowd said “The Minister for Transport has confirmed the 2022 allocations today which will see a number of […]

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ABC Council Council Election 2022 Government Infrastructure Lurgan Portadown Upper Bann

Mackle Welcomes Improvements at the Underpass on Portadown Road, Lurgan

Sinn Fein Councillor Liam Mackle has said… ‘I welcome the fact that funding has been agreed to improve the fencing around the black path beside the underpass at Portadown Road.  ‘This and improved lighting are a move in the right direction. This has been an ASB hotspot for years and I have worked with local […]

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Community Infrastructure Louth

McGeough Welcomes New Bus Shelters Across Louth

Sinn Féin Councillor Pearse McGeough has welcomed the addition of eleven bus shelters across the county and in particular one that is scheduled to be installed at St Mary’s Villas in Kilsaran. However, Cllr McGeough has written to the National Transport Agency (NTA) identifying at least six other designated bus stops in the area that […]