Heading: Roads Service has not learned the lessons of the past
Posted on 29/12/2014 by Cllr Brian Heading
SDLP Councillor Brian Heading has said that the Roads Service has not learned the lessons from previous spells of bad weather and has again left housing estates such as Lagmore Mount Eagles area at the risk of being cut off due to ice. Councillor Heading asked if the Department of Regional Development had mutual agreement for sharing of resources for periods of severe weather.
Tierney: Parents must ensure the safety of their children and others when using scramblers and quads.
Posted on 29/12/2014 by Cllr Brian Tierney
SDLP Councillor Brian Tierney has urged parents to ensure that their children are fully trained and aware of the risks of using Scramblers and Quads this winter. The safety of their children and others are at risk if they fail to take the correct safety precautions.
McGlone: Executive must show leadership on construction
Posted on 26/12/2014 by Patsy McGlone MLA
SDLP spokesperson for Trade & Enterprise and chairperson of the all-party working group on construction, Patsy McGlone MLA, has called on the Executive to show leadership following the Stormont House Agreement. Mr McGlone has urged the Executive to use a portion of the funds secured by the agreement to address the lagging construction industry in the North.