Council team secure NIEA investigation into odour problem

Lisburn and Castlereagh Alliance Councillors have secured a commitment from the Northern Ireland Environment Agency that further investigation into an odour problem linked to Mullaghglass Landfill site on the outskirts of Lisburn will now take place. Councillors Sorcha Eastwood, David Honeyford and Stephen Martin held the meeting recently in their latest drive to find a […]

Martin welcomes Mountview and Skyline housing transfer 

Alliance Lisburn North Councillor Stephen Martin has welcomed news the Department for Communities has finally signed off on the transfer of 59 former MOD houses to Clanmil Housing. Alderman Martin said: “At long last, and after what has been a long and protracted delay, the official transfer of much needed housing at Mountview Drive and […]

Martin welcomes funding boost for local schools

Alliance Alderman Stephen Martin has welcomed news funding is to be made available for two local schools. He said: “The Chancellor’s decision today that both Forthill Integrated Primary School and Forthill Integrated College are to share in a pot of £66 million with 15 other schools for essential building work is great news for Lisburn.’ […]

Men play many roles within our society

Alliance Party Chair Stephen Martin has said this International Men’s day is a chance to highlight the many positive male role models across all areas of society, in a world that has seen focus fall on the negative headlines this year. He said: “It’s important that we recognise the many different types of roles men […]