Long past time for proper framework to help women and girls, says Egan

Alliance Councillor Connie Egan has encouraged everyone to come forward and help shape two new Executive strategies aimed at tackling domestic and sexual abuse, and violence against women and girls. The party’s spokesperson on the issue, Connie said in 2022 it as long since time a proper framework was in place to help women and […]

Egan appeals to people to stay away from leisure centre following storm damage

Alliance North Down Councillor Connie Egan has appealed to locals to avoid the area around the Aurora Leisure Complex in Bangor, after the centre suffered storm damage to its roof. The area around the complex has been cordoned off by police, with reports of insulation from the roof flying loose. “It appears the roof of […]

Egan ‘delight’ as Translink backs down over path closure

Councillor Connie Egan has spoken of her delight after Translink announced it won’t close a much used public right of way, less than 48 hours after Alliance started a campaign to overturn the decision. Plans to close the path between the station and Manse/Brunswick Road had been met with uproar, with Connie just yesterday announcing […]

No place for guns on our streets, say Alliance representatives, after town shooting

Alliance representatives have said there is no place for guns on our streets, after a shooting incident in Bangor. A man in his 30s has been taken to hospital after being shot in Balligan Gardens in the town around 9pm yesterday (Monday). He suffered injuries to his lower right leg. “There is no place in […]

Egan: A Green New Deal will help secure a sustainable future for Bangor

Alliance North Down Representatives have rolled out a bold, positive plan to reinvigorate Bangor Town centre, during a special public meeting focussed on post-covid recovery. Newly named North Down representative Councillor Connie Egan, joined Andrew Muir MLA and Stephen Farry MP in an event designed to encourage as many local people as possible to come […]

Frustrating Council has kept outdoor tennis courts closed, says Egan

It is frustrating a local Council has decided to keep its outdoor tennis courts closed, despite the Executive’s roadmap for easing restrictions allowing them to reopen, Alliance Councillor Connie Egan has said. Executive guidelines allowing outdoor tennis courts and some other sports facilities to reopen changed from today (April 1) but despite other Councils opening […]

SERCO is ‘out of line’ with redundancy plan, says Alliance

North Down Alliance Party representatives have urged SERCO to rescind planned redundancies in North Down saying they are appalled at the treatment of staff employed by the SERCO run leisure facilities across the borough, with many facing redundancy. Andrew Muir MLA and Councillor Connie Egan have said the company is “acting completely out of line” […]