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News Archives for July, 2017

28 July, 2017

Kelly welcomes protection of Sure Start and youth services budgets

Sinn Féin Children and Young People spokesperson Catherine Kelly MLA has welcomed confirmation that Sure Start and Youth Service budgets will not be cut despite earlier warnings from department officials. Read full article


25 July, 2017

Kelly welcomes decision to reverse cut to school uniform grant

Sinn Féin MLA Catherine Kelly has welcomed a decision by the Education Authority to reverse the cut to the school uniform grant. Read full article


22 July, 2017

Donnelly condemns Sixmilecross robbery

Cllr Sean Donnelly

Mid Tyrone Sinn Féin Councillor Sean Donnelly has condemned those responsible for robbing valuable tools and equipment from a yard in the Sixmilecross area on Friday evening. Read full article


21 July, 2017

West Tyrone delegation meet Tourism chief to press the case for investment in the area

John Mc Grillen Chief Executive of TourismNI pictured with Declan Mc Aleer MLA, Cllr Dan Kelly and representatives of the business and community sector in West Tyrone.

A delegation of community, business and political representatives from West Tyrone has met the Chief Executive of TourismNI, John Mc Grillen to press the case for the Sperrins region to be included in the departments tourism strategy. The meeting took place at TourismNI headquarters and was organised by Declan Mc Aleer MLA. Read full article


19 July, 2017

Council Chair pays tribute to Border Communities Against Brexit on receipt of Prestigious EU Citizens Award.

Fermanagh and Omagh Council District Chair Stephen McCann has paid congratulations to the work campaign group Border Communities Against Brexit (BCAB) on winning the prestigious European Citizens Award 2017. Read full article


12 July, 2017

Suicide Prevention Training Can Help Save Lives - Kelly

Catherine Kelly MLA is teaming up with PIPS (Public Initiative for the Prevention of Suicide) to organise Suicide Prevention Training in Omagh on Saturday 29th July. Read full article


7 July, 2017

McAleer highlights traffic and pedestrian concerns in Plumbridge

Declan Mc Aleer MLA at a site meeting with TransportNI on Ligford Road, Plumbridge where he highlighted local traffic and pedestrian concerns.

West Tyrone MLA Declan Mc Aleer has welcomed a commitment from TransportNI to carry out a traffic survey in Plumbridge. He was speaking after arranging a site meeting with an official from TransportNI to draw attention to issues in the area. Read full article


6 July, 2017

Sinn Féin Councillors welcome extension of 'Schools for Hope' Programme to include Dromore and Carrickmore schools

Sinn Féin Councillors Ann Marie Fitzgerald and Glenn Campbell have welcomed confirmation that the mental health and well-being awareness programme

Sinn Féin Councillors Ann Marie Fitzgerald and Glenn Campbell have welcomed confirmation that the mental health and well-being awareness programme, 'Schools for Hope', which is due to commence in September 2017 will be extended to include both the Dean Maguirc College in Carrickmore and St John's College in Dromore. Read full article


6 July, 2017

Sinn Féin call for reversal of uniform cut - Kelly

Sinn Féin MLA Catherine Kelly has branded a proposed £3 million reduction for school uniform grants as an attack on children and families from deprived communities. Read full article


4 July, 2017

Rights of non-farming rural dwellers put to the fore of PPS21 Review-McNally

Local Sinn Fein Councillor Barry McNally has told a Department of Infrastructure review being held into the Rural Planning Policy PPS21 that it needs to be amended to accommodate the rights of non-farming rural families. Read full article