Alliance secures audio recording of all minutes in Ards and North Down

The Alliance Party has scored a giant step forward for openness and transparency in Ards and North Down, after Councillors secured the future audio recording of all committee meetings despite attempts by the DUP to block the move. Proposed by Councillor Karen Douglas and seconded by Alderman Deborah Girvan, the pair said they were “delighted” […]

Girvan elected President of St Columban Way

Alliance Councillor Deborah Girvan has been elected as the next President of the European Association of the Columban Way. Alderman Girvan – a Councillor for Comber – was unanimously selected at a special meeting held in Bobbio, Italy, this week, expressing her delight at taking on the role which will see her lead the way […]

Vandalised picnic tables at Island Hill a disgrace, says Girvan

Alderman Deborah Girvan has called on Ards and North Down Borough Council to replace vandalised picnic tables at Island Hill, Comber. The Local Councillor was speaking after a number of picnic tables were burnt in recent weeks. She added: “During the recent spell of good weather, I visited Island Hill Picnic Area just outside Comber. […]