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News Archives for October, 2014

30 October, 2014

Welcome for Dropped Kerbs in Carrickmore

Carrickmore Sinn Féin councillor Barry McNally has welcomed the installation of dropped kerbs at the entrances to McKeone Villas and Termon Crescent on Termon road in the town. Read full article


30 October, 2014

McHugh appeals for safe and responsible use of fireworks this Halloween

Derg Sinn Féin councillor Ruairi McHugh has appealed for the safe and responsible use of fireworks this Halloween. Read full article


27 October, 2014

Sinn Féin supports South West College

Sinn Féin representatives for Fermanagh and South Tyrone & West Tyrone met with the director of South West College to ensure that front line courses & student numbers will not be affected with the proposed cuts of 15% facing their institution in 2015/16. Read full article


23 October, 2014

Pat Doherty MP reselected for Westminster 2015

West Tyrone Sinn Féin have announced Pat Doherty MP as their candidate for the upcoming Westminster Election, in May 2015. Read full article


22 October, 2014

Welcome for Sixmilecross road works

Local Mid Tyrone Sinn Féin Councillor Sean Donnelly has welcomed a road improvements scheme set to begin in the next week in Sixmilecross and Beragh area. The Cooley road linking the two villages is set to benefit from a £90,000 investment in resurfacing, with work to begin on Wednesday 29th October. Read full article


22 October, 2014

Mc Aleer urges communities to plan for £8m Village Renewal Scheme

West Tyrone MLA Declan Mc Aleer is calling on local community groups to get their village plans prepared ahead of the new £8million Village Renewal Scheme, which will open for applications in 2015. Read full article


17 October, 2014

Ballinamullin Bridge realignment to take place this financial year - Fitzgerald

Sinn Féin Mid Tyrone councillor Anne Marie Fitzgerald has welcomed confirmation that the realignment of the Ballinamullin Bridge on the Farmhill road will take place in the coming months. Read full article


17 October, 2014

Local Councillor condemns Trillick Thefts

West Tyrone councillor Stephen McCann has condemned the thefts of property in Trillick in the hours of this morning (Friday 17th) when a number of vehicles were targeted in the West Tyrone town. Read full article


16 October, 2014

Clonoe to host Tyrone Volunteers Day 2014

The Tyrone Sinn Féin Commemoration Committee has this week unveiled plans for Tyrone Volunteers Day 2014, which will take place on Friday 24th October in Clonoe. Read full article


15 October, 2014

Mc Aleer welcomes progress on A5 consultation

Sinn Féin West Tyrone MLA Declan Mc Aleer and member of the Regional Development Committee has welcomed the opening of consultation on the Tully Bog Special Area of Conservation as part of the A5 Western Transport Corridor Scheme. Read full article


8 October, 2014

Sinn Féin accuses DUP of 'Political Interference'

Sinn Féin have accused the DUP of political interference in the justice system following the announcement from the Public Prosecution Service that they are to pursue a prosecution against the organiser of the Tyrone Volunteers Commemoration which took place in Castlederg last August 2013. Read full article


8 October, 2014

McAleer demands immediate Clarity from Europe

Sinn Féin's MLA Declan McAleer has called on the European Commission to provide immediate clarity for both the 'head of holding' and 'active farmer' definitions as part of the most recent changes to the Common Agricultural Policy. Read full article


8 October, 2014

Sinn Féin receive progress report from Housing executive on maintenance works backlog

Sinn Féin councillors Jay McCauley and Maolíosa McHugh this week met with the Housing executive to receive an update on the progress made on the backlog of maintenance works in the Strabane district. Read full article


8 October, 2014

Calls for removal of Derg barracks reiterated- Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin MLA Michaela Boyle has written to the Minister of Justice and the Policing Board expressing her concerns at the amount of public money being spent on the PSNI barracks in Castlederg. Read full article


8 October, 2014

McHugh raises cross border issues with Minister

Derg Sinn Féin councillor Maolíosa McHugh this week met with Joe McHugh Irish Minister of State for Gaelteacht Affairs and Natural Resources at the NWRCBG conference. Read full article