ALEX EASTON MLA FINDS FUNDING TO SAVE THE BREEZEMOUNT SUMMERS SCHEME.

Alex Easton MLA has found funding to save the Breezemount summer scheme.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said;

 

“I was very conscious of what the loss of the Breezemount summer scheme was having on the families and children in the Breezemount area after the Council withdrew the summer scheme from the area. This resulted in a great deal of upset, so with this in mind I approached the Fold Housing Association to if they could help towards filling the gap for this year until another funding streams could be found. I was delighted to day that not only did Fold Housing agree to pay for one week of the three week summer schemes they also put me in contact with the two contractors who are building the new homes in the Rathgill area who have also agreed to fund the other two weeks...

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ALEX EASTON MLA CALLS ON COUNCIL TO ERECT SAFETY RAILINGS ALONG BALLYHOLME WALKWAY.

Alex Easton MLA has today called on Ards & North Down Council to take action to erect safety railings along the Ballyholme Beech walkway.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

 

“I have been contacted by the family of the lady who fell from the Ballyholme beech walkway and was seriously hurt. The family feel that if there had been safety railings as in other parts of the walkway then his accident could have been prevented. Having walked along the parts of the walkway on many occasions there are sections that are very high and I believe on the health and safety reasons especially after this awful accident that it is now time for the Council to seriously consider at these points to take the action of erecting safety railings...

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ALEX EASTON MLA CONDEMNS ROBBERY OF PENSIONERS AT WARD PARK.

Alex Easton MLA has today condemned the theft of a pensioner’s handbag in Ward Park, Bangor.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

 

“I know the lady involved in this terrible incident and I am a close friend of the family and have called out to see the lady concerned. This is a truly shocking incident to have happed to a vulnerable pensioner. The individual concerned should be ashamed of themselves to have picked on such an easy vulnerable target ,and I would call on anyone to contact the PSNI so that individual can be caught and arrested and brought before the courts.”

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ALEX EASTON MLA CONDEMS GRAFFITI ATTACK ON LOCAL BUSINESS.

 Alex Easton MLA has today condemned those responsible for spraying paint on a local business premises in Bangor.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

 

“This is a local business which has created jobs in the local community and puts the wages on the table for its workers, and it is a total disgrace that mindless idiots decide to spray paint over the business premises. This causes stress for the business owners and staff and also forces the business owners at some considerable cost to remove the graffiti. Those responsible need to consider their actions and the stress and cost of what their actions have caused, and I would call on anyone with information to come forward to the PSNI so those involved can be arrested and brought before the courts for their actions.”

 

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ALEX EASTON MLA SHOCKED AS BODY FOUND IN HOLYWOOD AREA.

Alex Easton MLA is shocked to hear that a body has been found in the Holywood area.

 

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“I am deeply shocked and saddened to hear the news that a body of a man had been found in the Holywood area, my sympathy and thoughts go out to the man’s family. I understand a man has been arrested and have spoken to the PSNI who are treating the issue as suspicious, and would ask that anyone with any information to help the police with their investigation to come forward.”

 

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ALEX EASTON MLA CALLS ON COUNCIL TO REVIEW ITS POLICY ON SUMMER SCHEMES.

Alex Easton MLA has calls on Ards & North Down Council to review its policy on Summer Schemes after Breezemount Community Centre was withdrawn as a venue.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“After attending a public meeting last Wednesday night at the Breezemount Community Centre, I was struck by the upset that some parents had at the loss of the Breezemount Community Centre as a centre to deliver the summer schemes. This was a much needed centre to deliver the summer schemes for the local community and the loss of this as a venue has had a devastating impact with parents and their children missing out.”

“While I except that there is roughly the same amount of places available for access for parents across other venues it is the loss of this venue that has made it virtually imposs...

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ALEX EASTON MLA CONDEMNS DAMAGE TO CARS IN KILCOOLEY.

Alex Easton MLA has today condemned those responsible for smashing car windows in the Kilcooley area of Bangor.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“This is a totally unacceptable incident that has seen cars having their car wind screens being smashed. Those responsible have not thought or care for their local community, and the cost of the damage to peoples car insurance possibly having to go up as a result. And there is also the stress this puts on the car owners who are wondering if this will happen again. Those responsible need to catch themselves on and grow up because they and their actions are not wanted by the local community. I would call on anyone with information to come forward to the PSNI so they can be brought before the courts.”

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ALEX EASTON MLA CONDEMNS THREATS TO LOCAL SCHOOLS

Alex Easton MLA has today condemned the threatening phone calls made to Bloomfield primary school and other schools across Northern Ireland.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“This is a deplorable act that has seen hundreds of school children having to leave their lessons because of threats made by phone calls, these actions are deplorable and unacceptable and those mindless idiots involved will not be allowed to intimidate or frighten our children! I would urge anyone who can help with the police investigation to come forward, and I would praise the staff and Police for their quick responses to these malicious calls.”

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ALEX EASTON MLA THANKS ELECTORATE OF NORTH DOWN.

Alex Easton MLA has today thanked the people of North Down for his election result.

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“I am still trying to get my head around the election result, but all I really want to say is that I owe everything to the people of North Down who voted for me and the DUP. I can’t thank them enough, and from the bottom of my heart it means the world to me and I owe them all a deep debt of gratitude!

I also want to thank my friends and family who walked the streets for helping me get elected, and they were my rock, their friendship and loyalty to me is a rich blessing, I would also thank my wife she is my tower of strength in whom I can’t survive without!”

“I intend to get straight back to work for the people of North Down and want to see the NI Assembly star...

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ALEX EASTON MLA CONDEMNS BANGOR ASSAULT

Alex Easton has condemned an attack on a man outside a taxi office at High Street Bangor.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton said:

“I would first utterly condemn this cowardly attack and call on anyone with any information to come forward to the PSNI to help with their enquires. This is a cowardly act and there are no reasons or justifications for anyone to assault an individual in this way, this type of incidents could seriously hurt someone or worse and it is not wanted in our society. I am hoping the Bangor CCTV will have captured the incident and help catch those responsible and bring them before the courts.

 

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