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WEIR WELCOMES LOCAL BEACHES AWARDS

“I welcome news that three local beaches have been awarded status in the recent Blue Flag and Seaside Awards. In particular, it is gratifying to see Crawfordsburn beach awarded the prestigious Blue Flag, as one of the “perfect ten” beaches from … Continue reading

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BANGOR ASSAULT SHOWS NEED FOR TOUGH ACTION

“The news that we have witnessed yet an other assault in Bangor Town Centre over the weekend is both depressing but also a wake up call for tougher action. I welcome the swift action by the police in arresting and … Continue reading

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WEIR SHOCKED AND SADDENED AT HOLYWOOD DEATH

I am shocked and saddened at the death of a Paul Gordon at Ballydavey Cottages, which is currently being investigated by the Police.Mr Gordon was someone I had helped on a number of occasions with constituency issues, and also had … Continue reading

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WEIR WELCOMES PROGRESS ON HOLYWOOD INSULATION SCHEME

“In current days of financial constraint for families, and high energy and heating costs, we must do all that we can to help everyone cuts down their costs and ease the financial burden. I therefore welcome the assurances given in the Assembly … Continue reading

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Weir welcomes local drugs seizure

“I welcome news that Bangor PSNI have made a significant drugs seizure, leading to the removal of £35,000 of cannabis and the arrest of two people locally. To remove this amount of drugs from our streets is an important breakthrough … Continue reading

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WEIR SADDENED AT LATEST SETBACK IN LISA DORRIAN CASE

“I am deeply saddened and disappointed that the latest attempt to find the body of Lisa Dorrian has ended without success. i have no doubt that this latest effort was provoked by good intelligence and information, so it is doubly … Continue reading

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WEIR WELCOMES NORTH DOWN LONE PENSIONER ALLOWANCE FIGURES

“I welcome the news, revealed in response to assembly questions that 2323 people in North Down are currently benefitting from the Lone Pensioner Allowance scheme in North Down, and that this scheme has saved North Down pensioners £2.2 million over the … Continue reading

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WEIR WELCOMES KILCOOLEY CHILDCARE FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT

“I am delighted at the announcement by my colleague Lord Morrow of a further year’s funding of £800,000 for the Women’s Centres Childcare Fund. This was achieved with the help of Finance Minister Mervyn Storey and locally benefits Kilcooley Women’s … Continue reading

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WEIR WELCOMES CAIRN WOOD DECISION

“I welcome the decision by the DRD Minister Michelle McIlveen MLA to intervene to put on hold the decision to sell Cairn Wood and Ballysallagh Reservoir. This is a popular local location and it is importnmat that local people and … Continue reading

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WEIR CONDEMNS BOMB DISRUPTION

“I utterly condemn the bomb alert in East Belfast which had implications for both local people and for those using the railway line between Bangor and Belfast. This disruption was caused by a pipe bomb device which led to a security alert. … Continue reading

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