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Chris Hazzard on the Strangford Road

Minister launches Strangford Road Traffic Review

  Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has launched a traffic review of the Strangford / Downpatrick road following yet another road traffic collision in recent days. Stretching from Downpatrick town to the coast, the Strangford Road – which becomes the Downpatrick Road closer to the village of Strangford – has become notorious for high speed and […]

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PSNI must grasp opportunity to empower Downpatrick Community Enterprise – Hazzard

    Sinn Féin’s Chris Hazzard has asked the PSNI and the Department of Finance to work with community representatives in Downpatrick in order to maximise the huge community potential in the former police station. In recent months the Downpatrick Community Collective (DCC) have been working alongside the Development Trust to draw up plans that […]

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Hugh O'Donnell, Imelda Keeling, Martin Ferris TD, Eileen Peters, Vincent MacDonald, Chris Hazzard MLA, Martin Kenny TD

Hazzard takes Lecale lighthouse campaign to Dublin

    South Down MLA Chris Hazzard accompanied representatives of the Lecale Lightkeepers to Leinster House in Dublin last Wednesday, where they were joined by Sinn Féin TDs, to discuss the campaign to oppose modification plans for the St. John’s Point Lighthouse by the Commissioner of Irish Lights. The Lecale Lightkeepers delegation impressed upon TDs […]

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Irish Sea should be submarine free – HAZZARD

    Sinn Féin MLA Chris Hazzard has said the Irish Sea should become a submarine free zone to end the risk they pose to fishing crews. Speaking after inspectors confirmed that a British Navy submarine endangered the lives to the crew on ‘The Karen’, Mr Hazzard said: “Sinn Féin want to see an end […]

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Downpatrick parking needs to be addressed – Cllr. Bailie

    Downpatrick Councillor Naomi Bailie has said parking in the county town urgently needs addressed after a tour operator coach reportedly received a parking ticket on English Street.  The coach which was filled with tourists visiting the town was issued a parking ticket after a 10minute stint outside local hotel, Denvirs. Councillor Bailie said the issuing […]

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