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Kennedy Announces Progress On £4.6million Investment In Down District Council Area

Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy has set out TransportNI’s progress on investment totalling £4.6million on road maintenance and improvement schemes in the Down District Council area this year. Speaking ahead of this evening’s meeting between TransportNI and Down Council, the Minister said: “A wide range of road improvement and maintenance…

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Killinchy Civil Engineer Student Receives Top Award From DRD Minister

Transport Minister Danny Kennedy has presented Laura Carse, PhD in Civil Engineering, Queens University Belfast, with the William Bald Bursary at the Old Harland & Wolff Drawing Office, Titanic Quarter. The William Bald Scholarships are an annual award for two post-graduate students, one each from the University of Ulster and…

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Kennedy Publishes Review Of Winter Service Programme

An independent review into the delivery of the winter service programme by the DRD Roads Service has been published. Transport Minister Danny Kennedy said that overall the findings of the review, which was carried out by the National Winter Service Research Group, were positive. Minister Kennedy said: “Following the severe weather…

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Cllr Willie Clarke Says Persistent Flooding Concerns in Newcastle Cannot Be Ignored

COUNCILLOR Willie Clarke has spoken out following the Newcastle Councillors Group receiving correspondence from DRD Minister Danny Kennedy’s office in response to a letter sent by them expressing their concern about flooding in the Mourne View estate in Newcastle. The Councillors collectively requested funding to identify ownership for the maintenance…

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