Wastewater and Sewerage Capacity reaches crises point in NI

Alliance Infrastructure spokesperson Andrew Muir MLA has highlighted the need for urgent action on wastewater and sewerage capacity in Northern Ireland, describing the current situation as “reaching crisis point”. Mr Muir was speaking after the Assembly backed a motion calling on the Minister for Infrastructure to bring forward a new strategy to enhance and expand […]

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 […]

North Down representatives invite Environment Minister to see anti-social behaviour problems first-hand

North Down Alliance representatives have called upon Environment Minister Edwin Poots to take more action to address the range of problems occurring at Helen’s Bay beach, inviting him to visit the site to see first-hand the problems being endured by local residents. North Down MP Stephen Farry, MLA Andrew Muir and party Councillors Gillian Greer […]

Muir shocked at lack of parking enforcement in problem hotspots

North Down Alliance MLA Andrew Muir has said he is shocked at the lack of parking enforcement in popular tourist spots within his constituency. Mr Muir was speaking after receiving figures from the Department for Infrastructure detailing the low number of parking ticket notices issued in Seapark, Helen’s Bay and near Crawfordsburn Country Park. He […]

Muir raises plans for new Bangor Central Primary School building with Education Minister

North Down Alliance MLA Andrew Muir has said the Education Minister must provide clearer guidance over what provision will be put in place for children and young people in Bangor Town Centre, as Bangor Central Integrated Primary School prepares to move to a new site at the Balloo Road. The school is due to leave […]

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” […]

25 more apartments for Holywood Town Centre over intensification of use, says Alliance

North Down Alliance representatives have expressed strong concerns about plans to build twenty five Apartments on the Downshire Road in Holywood. Plans submitted would see a Gospel Hall demolished to make way for a significant Apartment complex involving seven one bedroom and eighteen two bedroom Apartments. Commenting on the plans North Down Alliance MLA Andrew […]