Alliance urges inclusion of North Down Schools in next 20mph scheme

North Down Alliance representatives have called upon the Minister for Infrastructure to include North Down Schools within any further scheme of part time 20 mph speed restrictions outside Schools, after not a single location was selected for introduction of the much needed measures in the North Down area. Commenting on the issue, North Down Alliance […]

Urgent Roads meeting requested following serious A1 traffic accident – Pope

Alliance Party Councillor for Banbridge DEA, Brian Pope, has called for an urgent meeting with the Department for Infrastructure following another serious traffic accident on the A1.   Councillor Pope said: “My immediate thoughts are with those who where involved in yet another serious traffic accident on the A1 on Sunday.   “This will be […]

Lavery secures warning signage for dangerous bend

Alliance Lurgan representative Peter Lavery has said the possibility for road accidents at a dangerous corner will be reduced after he successfully lobbied for warning posts to be installed. Raising the concerns of a local constituent with Transport NI over a bend with a steep drop-off on Derrymore Road close to Loughview Estate, Peter said […]

Alliance meets Roads representatives over safety concerns in Ards

Alliance Alderman Alan McDowell and Kellie Armstrong MLA have this week met with Department For Infrastructure Road Service representatives and the PSNI to discuss mounting road safety issues on the Movilla Road and the Bowtown Estate. Attended by representatives from all parties, the cross-party meeting highlighted a desire to see the current 40mph limit reduced […]

Latest bridge strike proves current measures ineffective

Alliance Representatives for Bangor West have said the latest bridge strike on the Ballysallagh Road has again proved that the so-called preventative measures already in place are not effective. Speaking after traffic was reduced to one lane following the incident on Tuesday afternoon, Councillor Scott Wilson said: “This is the latest in a long line […]

Parking charges in Ballyclare must be removed

Ballyclare Alliance representative Gary English has called for parking charges in the town centre to be permanently removed. Currently the only town in the Council area to still enforce parking charges, Gary said moves to reduce the costs in the run up to Christmas should not only be extended, but taken further and removed completely. […]