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13 March, 2018

'There can be no return to gerrymandering' - John O'Dowd MLA

Thousands of nationalist voters will be left without any representation if controversial electoral boundary changes are not stopped, Sinn Féin MLA John O'Dowd has said. John O'Dowd was speaking as Sinn Féin prepare to submit a formal submission to the Boundary Commission consultation on the proposed new electoral boundaries. Read full article

5 March, 2018

Community Consultation Vital Before Any Decision on Placement of MUGA

Sinn Féin Councillor Fergal Lennon has been working alongside the local school, Parish and council officers to secure a MUGA for the Aghacommon/Derrymacash area. Read full article

1 March, 2018

Sinn Féin MLA John O'Dowd has met with men and women from Upper Bann who are suffering as a result of mesh implants

I welcome confirmation from the Public Health Agency that the Belfast Trust are in the process of procuring 3D scanning equipment for use in cases of mesh injury. Read full article

28 February, 2018

Safety of School Children is Paramount - Savage

Children attending both Gilford Primary School and St Johns Primary School, which are both on Castle Hill in Gilford, are facing the most treacherous of conditions. Read full article

27 February, 2018

Duffy Thanks Roads Service For Repair Work on Annahugh Road

They have identified a number of defects which meet the current intervention levels and repairs have been planned for early next week Read full article

27 February, 2018

Haughian Calls For The Full Resurfacing Of The Lough Road

I will be writing to the economic regeneration committee officers and the chief executive of the council to ask that they make representation to Roads Service to ensure it is considered a priority given the economic importance of this particular route Read full article

26 February, 2018

'SDLP need to explain position on British Army event' - Mackle

Sinn Féin Councillor Liam Mackle has said the SDLP must explain its position after failing to back a proposal that would have prevented ratepayers meeting the cost of councillors attending a British Army charity event. Read full article

23 February, 2018

Sinn Féin MLA John O'Dowd has expressed his disappointment that Transport NI have no current plans to resurface the Kiln road in Lurgan

Whilst I acknowledge that public services, including Transport NI, are facing significant cuts as a result of the Tory/DUP onslaught on public services, routes such as Kiln Lane are of significant importance and need to be prioritised. Read full article

20 February, 2018

Duffy Calls on Roads to Repair Thomas Street Street Lights Immediately

Pedestrians using this busy stretch of road feel uncomfortable and unsafe crossing the street or walking along the footpath. Drivers have also reported near misses Read full article

19 February, 2018

O'Dowd Backs Review of Online Gambling Industry

Mr O'Dowd was speaking after a Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced new online gaming rules following its investigation which found that some platforms were exploiting gamblers through opaque terms and conditions. Read full article

12 February, 2018

Haughian calls on BT to deliver equal access to Broadband across ABC Council Area

Haughian calls on BT to deliver equal access to Broadband across ABC Council Area Read full article

7 February, 2018

Savage Encourages Local Businesses to Avail of Council Grant Scheme

Sinn Fein Councillor Kevin Savage is encouraging local businesses to avail of councils shop front improvement scheme. Read full article

5 February, 2018

Cllr Cairns Anger at Mount Zion Attack

This was sickening attack on the hub of our community. Mount Zion is home to a number of charities, advice organisations and childcare facilities. Read full article

4 February, 2018

Councillor Paul Duffy extends condolences to family of Norman Prentice

My thoughts at this time are with Norman's family who are relieved he is coming home but have a long road ahead Read full article

2 February, 2018

Community Policing Must Be Protected - John O'Dowd MLA

Sinn Féin MLA John O'Dowd attended a Lurgan DEA meeting to raise concerns around cuts to the community policing budget. Read full article