Donnelly says Basic facilities must be provided for the needs of everyone across East Antrim

Basic facilities must be provided for the needs of everyone across East Antrim, Alliance representative Danny Donnelly has said. Councillor Donnelly, recently selected as constituency representative in support of Stewart Dickson MLA, was speaking ahead of the opening of the Changing Places facility in Carnfunock Country Park, the first in East Antrim. “Changing Places toilets […]

A disappointing day for openness and transparency, says Donnelly, after Council vote

It is a disappointing day for openness and transparency, Alliance Councillor Danny Donnelly has said, after the three unionist parties on Mid and East Antrim Borough Council joined together to block attempts for an independent investigation into what led to the decision to remove staff from Larne Port. An Alliance proposal calling for the inquiry […]

Ratepayers deserve truth about timeline of events leading to removal of port workers, says Donnelly

Ratepayers in Mid and East Antrim deserve the truth about the timeline of events which led to the recent removal of workers from the border control post in Larne, Alliance Councillor Danny Donnelly has said. Councillor Donnelly was speaking as he revealed his party had met the criteria for a special meeting of Mid and […]

Donnelly criticises other parties for not recognising impact of political impasse on health provision

Alliance Mid and East Antrim Borough Councillor Danny Donnelly has criticised other parties on the Council for failing to recognise the impact the current political impasse at Stormont is having on local health provision. Speaking at the Council meeting last night (Monday) Councillor Donnelly – Alliance’s East Antrim candidate for Westminster – said Councillors wanted […]

Election gives people power to demand better public services, says Donnelly

This election gives people the power to demand better public services, Alliance East Antrim Westminster candidate Danny Donnelly has said. Councillor Donnelly said political standstill at Stormont and austerity programmes from Westminster have meant many public services are not delivering, but added if elected to Westminster he would ensure that changed. “It’s been almost three […]

Donnelly secures Changing Places facilities at local play parks

Destination parks across Mid and East Antrim will soon offer accessible changing facilities for children with disabilities, thanks to Alliance Councillor Danny Donnelly. The Larne Lough representative secured the move at a recent Council meeting, amending a motion seeking play equipment for children with disabilities be put in place at locally-termed destination parks. Danny said: […]

Alliance calls for public consultation into gas storage process

Alliance has called for a public consultation into a controversial plan for underground gas storage caverns in East Antrim. The letter to the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, from Alliance MLAs John Blair and Stewart Dickson, outlines the party’s concerns about the proposals for Islandmagee, saying they could have ‘a disastrous effect’ on […]