Gray welcomes passing of legislation allowing for remote Council meetings to continue

Alliance Councillor Lauren Gray has welcomed the passing of Assembly legislation allowing for remote Council meetings to continue. The Department for Communities had allowed the legislation letting Council meetings to take place online or in a hybrid model to lapse at the end of May, meaning for the past six weeks Councils across Northern Ireland […]

Gray: Good mental health should never be taken for granted

Mid and East Antrim Council is to assess how best it can provide mental health and wellbeing support, after a proposal put forward by Alliance Councillor Lauren Gray received unanimous support. Speaking at Monday night’s full Council meeting, the Carrickfergus representative urged the Council to act now to address the growing mental health pandemic, adding […]

Gray disappointed Council won’t resume virtual Council Committee meetings until August

Alliance Councillor Lauren Gray has said she is extremely disappointed Mid and East Antrim Borough Council won’t resume virtual Committee meetings until August – with a lack of clarity remaining over when all meetings will return. The Council has already resumed full Council meetings, agreeing to an earlier Alliance push to get these up and […]

Gray welcomes Central Primary School’s commitment to achieving integrated status

Alliance representative Lauren Gray has welcomed Central Primary School’s decision to move towards becoming an integrated school. The news was announced this week, after the principal and board took the step of balloting parents after they detected interest in integration among the school community. The parents voted to move to Integrated Status. Lauren said: “It’s […]

Gray pledges to turn Mid and East Antrim into dog friendly area after being selected as candidate

Alliance’s Lauren Gray has pledged to turn Mid and East Antrim Borough into a dog friendly Council if elected as Councillor in May. Alliance activist Lauren, who has been selected as a candidate for the Carrick Castle District Electoral Area in May’s local government election, said the opt-in scheme would make premises across Mid and […]

Gray confident on Alliance prospects for future seat in Carrick Castle following by-election

Alliance Carrick Castle representative Lauren Gray has said she is confident the party will take a seat in the area in next May’s local government election, following its performance in the by-election there.Alliance increased its vote five per cent in the Carrick Castle DEA since the previous Council election in 2014, with Lauren finishing a […]

Gray says by-election chance for people to have their say

Alliance Carrick Castle candidate Lauren Gray has said this week’s by-election is an opportunity for the people of the area to have their say on the type of politics they want.Lauren said the positive leadership shown by Alliance was reflected in the support she had received from locals throughout the by-election campaign. “Throughout this entire […]