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29 November, 2018

Deputy Lord Mayor in Call for Food Donations

The Deputy Lord Mayor, Sinn Féin Councillor Paul Duffy, has placed three food collection bins at councils main buildings in Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon fo the homeless. Read full article


26 November, 2018

Mackle calls for measures at the entrance to the Fold

Sinn Féin Councillor Liam Mackle has called for traffic calming measures at the entrance to the Fold in North Street. Read full article


23 November, 2018

O'Dowd criticises failures to equality proof flags policies

Sinn Fein MLA John O'Dowd has criticised the Executive Office and the PSNI for failing to carry out basic equality proofing of polices in relation to the display of flags and emblems. Read full article


20 November, 2018

Orkambi Drug should be available to Cystic Fibrosis Sufferers - O'Dowd

Sinn Féin MLA John O'Dowd has called on the British Government and the makers of the Cystic Fibrosis treatment, Orkambi, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, to reach agreement on costs and make the drug available in the north. Read full article


9 November, 2018

More needs done on Social Housing Provision - O'Dowd

Failure to build more social housing in Upper Bann is a result of lack of focus and drive form the Housing Executive, Sinn Féin MLA John O'Dowd has said. Read full article


9 November, 2018

O'Dowd and Gildernew Raise Health Trust Spending Concerns

A Sinn Féin delegation including Upper Bann MLA John O'Dowd and Fermanagh South Tyrone MLA Colm Gildernew have met with the Southern Health and Social Care Trust to raise concerns over an under-spend within Learning Disability services. Read full article


27 June, 2018

Universal Credit Roll out in Lurgan and Banbridge Must be Stopped - O'Dowd

The Upper Bann MLA was commenting after an Audit Office report, warned that the Universal Credit system is causing hardship, has been too slow to roll out and could end up costing more to administer than the benefits system it is replacing. Read full article


25 June, 2018

Sinn Féin Motion Passes with Unanimous Support

Sinn Féin brought forward a motion to council on Monday night expressing their concern about how Billy Caldwell has been treated. Read full article


24 June, 2018

Lennon Condemns Racist Attacks in Moyraverty

Two families have now been forced to flee their Moyraverty Court homes. I want to condemn these attacks wholeheartedly and send my full support to the victims. Read full article


23 June, 2018

Duffy Urges Dog Owners To Act Responsibly

Dogs must at all times be on a lead and under their owners control. In this instance this was not the case. Read full article


22 June, 2018

PSNI facilitating marking out of territory in Lurgan - O'Dowd

Sinn Féin MLA John O'Dowd has accused the PSNI of facilitating the sectarian marking out of territory in Lurgan Town Centre. Read full article


22 June, 2018

Work Ongoing To Resolve Drainage Issues in Silverwood Leaves - Nelson

Sinn Féin Councillor Catherine Nelson has said work is ongoing to resolve drainage issues in Silverwood Leaves. Read full article


21 June, 2018

Moyraverty Play Park Now a Reality - Lennon

Subject to any land agreement we could see completion within 12 months Read full article


21 June, 2018

Deputy Mayor hosts Lismore McAvoy Cup Team

Sinn Féin Deputy Mayor Paul Duffy has hosted the Lismore McAvoy Cup Team along with local Councillor Fergal Lennon. Read full article


20 June, 2018

Flags at Craigavon Hospital Should Be Removed Immediately - O'Dowd

Sinn Féin MLA John O'Dowd has called for the immediate removal of flags at the entrance of Craigavon Area Hospital. Read full article