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Weir and Gilmour Welcome Hope for Holywood Nursery School Expansion

Peter Weir MLA, Education Committee Chairman and his DUP colleague Councillor Jennifer Gilmour have welcomed the move towards expansion of Holywood Nursery School.   Speaking today Peter Weir MLA commented: ‘There is a clear demand for Nursery School Places in … Continue reading

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WEIR WELCOMES PURCHASE OF BLOOMFIELD SHOPPING CENTRE

“I welcome news that Bloomfield Shopping Centre has been purchased by Ellandi and Tristan Capital Partners, who are a major investment firm based in London. This is a vote of confidence in Bloomfield Shopping Centre, and I believe that it … Continue reading

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WEIR AND GILMOUR SHOCKED AT A2 ROAD DEATH TRAGEDY

 Peter Weir MLA “I am shocked and saddened at the news of a fatality of Mrs Norma Diffley near the Devil’s Elbow on the main Bangor to Belfast. This is a horrific way for any family to start the new … Continue reading

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WEIR LEADS ON REPORT ON SHARED AND INTEGRATED EDUCATION

“As Chair of the Assembly Education Committee, I am glad to bring forward the extensive Committee report on the issue after over a year of work by the Committee on the issue. While the wide variety of schools sectors is … Continue reading

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WEIR WELCOMES OPENING OF SERC THEATRE

North Down MLA Peter Weir has welcomed the official opening of the new £12m performing arts and technology innovation centre at the South Eastern Regional College campus in Bangor. “The opening of this first class facility is not only an … Continue reading

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WEIR CALLS FOR TRANSLINK ACTION ON BANGOR PARK-AND-RIDE DISABLED SPACE

“Following contact from concerned constituents, I was shocked and dismayed to see the poor of parking space marking in the Translink  Park&Ride Car Park in Bangor, opposite the train station. This is a massively important and useful facility enabling commuters to … Continue reading

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WEIR CONCERN AT BALLYVESTER DUMPING

North Down DUP MLA has expressed his concern after visiting the site of illegal dumping in land to the rear of Ballyvester Grove, Bloomfield. Mr Weir was alerted to this problem by residents in the area. “I have been contacted … Continue reading

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WEIR WELCOMES ASSURANCES ON LOCAL PROJECTS

“I welcome assurances given to me by the Acting First Minister Arlene Foster at Assembly Question Time on projects due to be delivered in North Down through the Strategic Investment Fund. This has been a long process across Northern Ireland … Continue reading

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LOCAL STUDENTS MUST NOT BE DISADVANTAGED BY GCSE CHANGES

“We are rightly proud of the high level of academic success that our local pupils have achieved in North Down down the years, particularly at GCSE level, which is why I am concerned that we ensure that local pupils are … Continue reading

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WEIR CALLS FOR FAIR DEAL FOR LOCAL LIDL STAFF

“While is is welcome news that LIDL have agreed to pay their workers the Living Wage, I am shocked and dismayed to see that they are refusing to include workers from Northern Ireland in this decision. This is blatant discrimination … Continue reading

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