Active travel opportunities must be enhanced and promoted, says McAllister

North Belfast’s cycling infrastructure remains seriously underdeveloped, Alliance Councillor Nuala McAllister has said, as she called on Infrastructure Minister Nicola Mallon to implement plans that will actually make a difference. Nuala – the Alliance Party’s active travel spokesperson – said the problems are so bad that there is no way to safely access the city […]

McAllister brands attack on memorial as a ‘despicable act of vandalism’

North Belfast Alliance Councillor Nuala McAllister has branded the attack on a memorial to the 1971 IRA killing of three Scottish soldiers on the 50th anniversary of the murders as a “despicable act of vandalism”. The memorial, in the Squire’s Hill area of north Belfast, was placed in memory of three members of the Royal […]

North Belfast needs inclusive leadership, says McAllister, after UUP decision

North Belfast more than ever needs inclusive leadership, Alliance General Election candidate Nuala McAllister has said, after the UUP confirmed they would not be running in the constituency. Ms McAllister said the decision by incoming UUP leader Steve Aiken was an act of backtracking on his behalf. “Threats towards the UUP from any quarters have […]

McAllister concerned at North Belfast intimidation

Alliance Councillor Nuala McAllister has said she’s concerned after a number of incidents of intimidation forced residents from their homes in North Belfast. The local Councillor was speaking after residents were forced to flee their homes after five attacks in the past fortnight saw windows broken and vehicles damaged. Nuala said: “It is absolutely disgraceful […]

Lunn expresses shock after launch of murder investigation

Alliance MLA Trevor Lunn has said he is shocked after the discovery of a man’s body in North Belfast led to police launching a murder investigation. Two men, aged 26 and 28, have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the discovery in Orient Gardens off the Cliftonville Road. Police have asked anyone in the […]