Alliance proposal on parking issues body passed

An Alliance proposal to establish a body to deal with parking-related issues has been passed unanimously at a Council Environment Committee meeting. The working group, which will consist of Ards and North Down Borough Council, Department for Infrastructure, Transport NI and other relevant bodies, will seek to tackle existing parking issues as well as those […]

Alliance representatives meet with Translink over Park and Ride

Alliance Bangor West representatives have said Translink have recognised the need to tackle the problems caused by the lack of Park and Ride capacity for Bangor commuters. An Alliance delegation including Councillor Scott Wilson and Council candidate Connie Egan met with Translink’s Service Delivery Manager David Graham to present a petition calling for action on […]

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 […]

New petition tackles parking problems in Bangor West

Local Alliance Party activists have unveiled a campaign set to target the on-going problem of parking in and around Bangor West Train Station. Councillor Scott Wilson and local representative Connie Egan – who have both been revealed as Alliance candidates for the Bangor West area in next May’s Local Government election – have said the […]

Wilson welcomes recycling centres decision

Alliance Councillor Scott Wilson has welcomed a decision by Ards and North Down Council to open its recycling centres on bank holidays. The decision will see four of the Council’s facilities, including at Balloo and Holywood, open on a number of holidays throughout the year. “The original decision to close on bank holidays was disappointing […]