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Hazzard confirms progress for Leitrim Flood Scheme

  Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has confirmed that preliminary work is progressing on a potential Flood Defence Scheme in Leitrim village. Following flooding of the Leitrim River in recent years, the Department for Infrastructure’s River Agency have been actively exploring the possibility of an effective defence scheme. Chris Hazzard said: “A pre-feasibility report has now […]

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Hazzard announces £20,000 road improvement scheme at Loughview Cottages, Loughinisland. Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has announced that work on improvements to the carriageway and footways at Loughview Cottages, Loughinisland starts on Monday 23 January 2017. The scheme, which will take 10 days to complete, will involve the resurfacing of approximately 1000 square meters of carriageway within the development and replacing areas of flagged footways with a bitmac surface. Welcoming the work Minister Chris Hazzard said: “This scheme will deliver significant improvements to the carriageway surface and footways within this development and will deliver benefits for the local residents for many years to come.” TransportNI aims to keep disruptions to the residents of Loughview Cottages to a minimum. A letter drop has taken place to advise them of the proposals and to let them allow for additional time when planning their journeys in the area whilst the improvements are being carried out. The work will not impact on other members of the public. With all work of this nature extreme weather can impact on the completion date. TransportNI will advise the residents of any unexpected change to the schedule. For information about this and other improvement schemes across the North visit: www.TrafficwatchNI.com

Hazzard announces £20,000 Loughinisland road improvement scheme

  Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has announced that work on improvements to the carriageway and footways at Loughview Cottages, Loughinisland starts on Monday 23 January 2017. The scheme, which will take 10 days to complete, will involve the resurfacing of approximately 1000 square meters of carriageway within the development and replacing areas of flagged footways […]

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Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Mickey Ruane alongside organisers from the various cycling events launched in Kilbroney Park last Friday.

Cycling Festival comes to Newry Mourne and Down

  Between 3–19 June there will be an action packed programme of cycling activities and competitions taking place throughout the district, including the highly anticipated Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia. Events planned include bikeability courses for local primary schools in conjunction with Sustrans; the Irish Downhill Mountain Bike Series to be held at Rostrevor Trails; the […]

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Following approval for the complete refurbishment of the Community Centre in Castlewellan under the Social Investment Fund, Martin McGuinness met with Felix Blaney of the Castlewellan Community Partnership. Speaking after he visited the centre on Tuesday last, Martin McGuinness said, “It’s great to see the Social Investment Projects which I think are amazing in terms of the contribution they will make to the Castlewellan Community Centre.” “It was great to see the work done so far with the 3G pitch. It is a fantastic facility for the young people of the area." “I am very excited about the plans to develop the Community Center as a resource for local people in the area." "It’s very good to see the project move forward thanks to the Social Investment Fund, administered by OFMDFM.” Chris Hazzard MLA added: “It bodes very well for the Castlewellan community that Martin McGuinness has taken time out of his extremely busy schedule to come here today and look over the plans with Felix Blaney." “He was clearly impressed with the vision shown to create what will be a state of the art resource for the area.

Sinn Féin meet Castlewellan Community Partnership

  Following approval for the complete refurbishment of the Community Centre in Castlewellan under the Social Investment Fund, Martin McGuinness met with Felix Blaney of the Castlewellan Community Partnership. Speaking after he visited the centre on Tuesday last, Martin McGuinness said, “It’s great to see the Social Investment Projects which I think are amazing in […]

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