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Good News at Last for Lindara Residents after Minister’s Visit

Ulster Unionist Minister for Regional Development Danny Kennedy was in Larne on Wednesday afternoon with officials from the Roads Sservice and NI Water to see for himself the unfinished Lindara development. Lindara has the largest value of outstanding roads bonds (£795,260) activated by the Department for Regional Development, in the whole of Northern Ireland. The Minister was shown around the development by a delegation of Ulster Unionist Party representatives led by Roy Beggs MLA and accompanied by Cllr Maureen Morrow and Ald Roy Beggs Snr. Roy Beggs MLA commented: “The issue of the unfinished groundwork at Lindara has been a pressing issue for local residents even well before the developer Eassda Holdings went into administration in 2009. Last summer (July 2011) the DRD Roads Service initiated Article 11 of the Street Order to start the process of completing the outstanding work on the roads, footpaths and sewers using the 10 … Continue reading

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Millbrook Park and Ride Officially Opened

Commenting on the opening of the new park and ride facility adjacent to the A8 off the old Belfast road at Millbrook, local UUUP MLA Roy Beggs Jnr said: “I was delighted to see my party colleague, Danny Kennedy Minister for Regional Development at the opening of the Millbrook Park and Ride. Not only is Millbrook an important hub for ‘park and ride’ with easy access to Bus services, this new facility will be a safe and accessible meeting point to‘park and share’ for car-pooling commuters.” Speaking at the official opening last Wednesday, Roy Beggs MLA said: “Whilst some concerns were raised at the planning stage about this facility, I believe that overall what has been provided by Roads Service is positive and beneficial- not only for the wider travelling public, but for the residents of Millbrook as well. It is noticeable that far fewer cars are now parked on the Old … Continue reading

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