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Infrastructure Newry

Kimmins Calls for Ambitious Road Safety Targets in New Strategy

Sinn Féin MLA Liz Kimmins said the Road Safety Strategy must be ambitious to protect people on our roads and save lives. Speaking after party responded to the public consultation on the strategy, the Newry and Armagh MLA said:  “We need to have the right measures in place to improve road safety and reduce the […]

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Infrastructure Newry

McNulty Welcomes Progress on Funding for Newry Southern Relief Road

SDLP MLA Justin McNulty has welcomed progress on funding for the Newry Southern Relief Road. The road, which will provide a new strategic road link on the south of Newry City, between the A1 Dublin Road and the A2 Warrenpoint Road dual-carriageway, is included in the Belfast Region City Deal, of which Newry is a […]

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Community South Armagh

Resurfacing Works Must Begin as Soon as Possible- Magennis

Oonagh Magennis, Sinn Féin Councillor for the Slieve Gullion area has said that DFI must get resurfacing works in the Newry, Mourne and Down area back on schedule as soon as possible after many works were pushed back to at least 2022.  Oonagh spoke after having a motion passed by the council to highlight the […]

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Community South Armagh

Meigh Crossroads Remains a Safety Issue for Community – Kimmins, Mulgrew

Sinn Féin Councillor, Roisin Mulgrew and Liz Kimmins MLA have spoken after a site meeting with DFI at Meigh crossroads, to look at road safety issues in the area. Liz said: “There are still major issues with motorists coming from the Railway Road and my colleague, Councillor Mulgrew pointed out that this was an accident […]

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Lurgan

DfI Commits to Resurfacing in Taghnevan

SDLP MLA Dolores Kelly and Lurgan Councillor Ciaran Toman have welcome a commitment from the Department for Infrastructure to carry out resurfacing works at Taghnevan Close, Dingwell Park, Richmount Gardens and Ashdene Park. Commenting, Dolores Kelly MLA said; “This is a welcome step forward in the campaign to have these areas resurfaced. For some time, […]

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Community

Mallon urges drivers to “Think Before You Park”

Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon is urging drivers who choose to park on pavements to “Think Before You Park”. Minister Mallon made her appeal today as she launched a new public information campaign alerting drivers to the consequences of pavement parking and the impact it has on other road and pavement users. The campaign will raise […]

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Armagh Portadown

Oil Spill Between Armagh and Portadown

Motorists are asked to exercise extreme caution at the College Hill road between Armagh and Portadown following a significant oil spill. Please seek an alternative route for your journey. ENDS  

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Newry Politics

Newry Mourne and Down Miss out on Badly Needed Resurfacing Projects This Year – Kimmins

Liz Kimmins MLA is again expressing frustration that the Newry Mourne and Down council area has missed out on proper road resurfacing investment this year. The Newry and Armagh MLA stated: “Road resurfacing in the four council areas of Newry Mourne and Down, Mid Ulster; Derry and Strabane; and Omagh is facing serious delays due […]

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Politics South Armagh

Road safety concerns in Forkhill must be addressed-Kimmins

Sinn Féin MLA for Newry and South Armagh, Liz Kimmins, has urged the Department for Infrastructure to tackle a number of road safety concerns in and around the village of Forkhill. Speaking after being contacted by residents in the area, Liz Kimmins said: “I have been contacted by a number of concerned residents from the […]

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Community Education

Be Safe, Be Seen on the Roads

Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon is reminding pupils to be safe, be seen as they travel to and from school this autumn/winter. Launching this year’s annual Road Safety Teaching Aid calendar, Minister Mallon visited Glengormley Integrated Primary School to remind pupils of the importance of safe behaviour on the roads, particularly at this time of year […]