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NILGA Presents Charter Certificates To Down And Newry Councils

At a presentation from the Northern Ireland Local Government Association (NILGA), the Chairman of Down District Council Steering Group, Councillor Robert Burgess, UUP, who accepted the framed certificate on behalf of his council said: “I would like to thank the Steering Group Members and Council Officers for their commitment and…

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Doran Condemns Mourne Fly Tippers

Newry and Mourne Councillor Sean Doran has expressed his concerns over the dumping of rubbish around the Mourne area. He said: “The fly tipping that is taking place around the shores and countryside of the Mournes has reached epidemic proportions. I visited Dunavil beach last week and was horrified at…

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SDLP Group Leader Speaks on Newy and Mourne New District Rate

THE annual District Rate for Newry and Mourne Council has also been struck. SDLP Newry and Morne Council Connaire McGreevy said: “We understand the pain being experienced by the householders and businesses of Newry and Mourne.  The objective of the SDLP group from the outset of negotiations on the issue…

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Newry and Mourne SDLP Say Former Sinn Féin Mayor Scuttled Rates Debate

TENSIONS have erupted in the important rates’ discussion at Newry and Mourne District Council. The SDLP Group on Newry and Mourne Council said it will ask the Council to censure a former Mayor for his “brazen, irresponsible behaviour which collapsed discussions aimed at bringing in a zero increase to the…

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