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First Public DEA Meetings Get Off To Great Start

The Newry Mourne and Down District Council area has led the way in setting up its community planning function by holding inaugural meetings across the district. Public meetings in Rowallane, Downpatrick and Slieve Croob District Electoral Forums (DEA) have been held, attracting over 220 attendees who were keen to learn…

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Fitzpatrick Welcomes Road Works Completion In Mayobridge

Crotlieve SDLP Councillor Gillian Fitzpatrick has welcomed the completion of improvement works in Mayobridge and the opening of the road going through the area once more. She said: “First of all, I want to thank the workers who completed the road works in Mayobridge so efficiently, and also local people for…

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Vital Flood Prevention Measures In Rostrevor

Crotlieve Sinn Féin Councillor Mick Murphy and South Down MLA Caitríona Ruane have welcomed the vital work being done by Transport NI (formerly Roads Service) and Northern Ireland Water in the Greenpark Road area of Rostrevor. In a joint statement they said: “We are delighted to see the high standard…

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The Full List Of Nominations For the Newry Mourne and Down Council Election on 22 May 2014

Local Council Election District of Newry Mourne and Down. Published by Deputy Returning Officer, John Dumigan.  A poll for the those listed below is to be taken on Thursday 22 May 2014 between 7am and 10pm during the poll of the European Parliamentary Election Election. The situation of each plling…

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Fitzpatrick Concerned About Rural Crime In Crotlieve Area

SDLP Councillor Gillian Fitzpatrick has voiced her concerns about the increase in rural crime around the Mayobridge and Saval area. The Crotlieve Councillor said: “Recently there has been a spate of burglaries involving farm machinery which is of great concern. “There is an onus on everyone to look out for…

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McKevitt Says Stay Safe During Severe Weather

SDLP representatives in South Down are urging people to stay safe during treacherous weather conditions. South Down MLA Karen McKevitt and Crotlieve Councillor Gillian Fitzpatrick commented when visiting the scene of a house fire in Mayobridge which began after an electricity pole collapsed on top of houses in Saint Anne’s…

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