Council rejects Alliance calls to reduce spending on Christmas lights

Alliance Group Leader on Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council, Alderman Amanda Grehan, has said she is extremely disappointed after DUP and UUP Councillors rejected her proposal to significantly reduce the controversial £535,000 spending for Christmas lights in Lisburn, and shut down further debate at full Council. Alderman Grehan said the proposal, made initially at a […]

Always follow government health advice, says Grehan, after leaflet distributed

Alliance Lisburn South Councillor Amanda Grehan has reminded the public to always follow government health advice on COVID-19 to keep themselves and their family safe. Alderman Grehan was speaking after being contacted by a constituent who had received a leaflet through their letterbox claiming the government and NHS were not telling the full facts about […]

Small business grant delays could see some companies go out of business

Delays in paying small businesses by the Department for the Economy could lead to some going out of business, Alliance Councillor Amanda Grehan has said. Lisburn South Councillor Ms Grehan said she had been contacted by a number of local businesses in her constituency and beyond who had applied for the Department’s £10,000 one-off grant, […]

Grehan becomes Deputy Mayor of Lisburn and Castlereagh

Alliance Councillor Amanda Grehan has been elected as the new Deputy Mayor of Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council. Taking on the role at the Council’s annual general meeting, the local Councillor said she was ‘honoured’ to be following in the footsteps of her Alliance colleagues Councillor Stephen Martin, who previously held the role, as well […]