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Lisburn and Castlereagh lead way in pothole claims in Northern Ireland

Drivers in the Lisburn and Castlereagh area are the most likely in Northern Ireland to claim for damage caused to their vehicles due to potholes, new figures suggest. Between January 1 and August 31 this year, a total of 1,916 vehicle damage claims due to potholes were reported to Stormont’s Department for Infrastructure (DfI). Its Lisburn and Castlereagh roads office received the most claims at 274. One MLA said the figures should serve as a “wake-up call” for DfI to take action on transforming the dire state of Northern Ireland’s road network. Lisburn and Castlereagh was followed by the Newry and Down West roads office, which received 218 claims, and Antrim and Newtownabbey, with 178 claims. The area with the lowest amount of claims was Belfast South with 25, followed by Fermanagh and Omagh West (30 claims) and Belfast North (33 claims). Alliance infrastructure spokesperson Andrew Muir said the news … Continue reading

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DUP and Alliance offices targeted with graffiti

SDLP MLA Patsy McGlone labelled the incidents as despicable, while UUP MLA Roy Beggs said he believed discontent in the unionist community could grow “as more and more people recognise that they have difficulty buying seeds, plants, small parcels, not being to get goods to delivered to them”. Parliamentary reports show first speaker only – follow this lnk for the full transcription. Articles may come from parliamentary reports, various public news feeds and Google News Search. Content is republished here for context. Copyright is respected and remains with the original author at all times. Original Article:https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-55901809

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‘Boris Bridge study placed welcomed focus on NI’s links with GB’

“I’m disappointed but not surprised,” he told the News Letter today. “Leaked reports in the media a month or so ago confirmed that this would happen. I’m disappointed because I know it can be done, creating a link, bridging the UK with Northern Ireland would be a project fit for the 21st Century, but politics seems to have scuppered the whole idea. It’s a pity, for the UK government talks a lot about Building Back Better and levelling up but there is no obvious strategy for infrastructure, architecture or the built environment. Parliamentary reports show first speaker only – follow this lnk for the full transcription. Articles may come from parliamentary reports, various public news feeds and Google News Search. Content is republished here for context. Copyright is respected and remains with the original author at all times. Original Article:https://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/politics/boris-bridge-study-may-not-come-to-pass-but-it-placed-renewed-focus-on-nis-links-with-gb-says-dup-3467131

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New housing proposed at site of former post office on outskirts of Carrickfergus

The derelict premises at Larne Road, Eden, are to be demolished if the proposal is given the go-ahead by the local authority. Parliamentary reports show first speaker only – follow this lnk for the full transcription. Articles may come from parliamentary reports, various public news feeds and Google News Search. Content is republished here for context. Copyright is respected and remains with the original author at all times. Original Article:https://www.carrickfergustimes.co.uk/your-ni/mid-and-east-antrim/new-housing-proposed-at-site-of-former-post-office-on-outskirts-of-carrickfergus-3470979

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MOT backlog shows it’s getting harder and harder for public to keep cars on the road: Beggs

Subscribe to newsletter.co.uk and enjoy unlimited access to the best Northern Ireland and UK news and information online and on our app. With a digital subscription, you can read more than 5 articles, see fewer ads, enjoy faster load times, and get access to exclusive newsletters and content. Parliamentary reports show first speaker only – follow this lnk for the full transcription. Articles may come from parliamentary reports, various public news feeds and Google News Search. Content is republished here for context. Copyright is respected and remains with the original author at all times. Original Article:https://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/transport/mot-backlog-shows-its-getting-harder-and-harder-for-public-to-keep-cars-on-the-road-beggs-3466043

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