ALEX EASTON MLA PRAISES COUNCIL ON BAY CITY ROLLERS CONCERT IN DONAGHADEE.

Alex Easton MLA has today praised  Ards & North Down Council for the Bay City Rollers Concert held at Donaghadee.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

 

“This was a unique and welcomed event put on free for the residents of Ards & North Down and held at the commons in  Donagahdee. It is estimated eleven thousand people attended the concert held by the Bay City Rollers which was a fantastic event. The Event was well managed and credit is due to both to the Council for organising the event but also to the PSNI for keeping and ensuring everyone that attended was kept safe. I don’t often say this but this, but this was a fantastic event for Donaghadee and a big well done to Ards & North Down Council for getting this so right on the night”

 

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ALEX EASTON MLA CONDEMNS ARSON ATTACK AT DRUMAWHEY GARDENS.

Alex Easton MLA has today condemned an arson attack on a block of flats at Drumawhey Grds Kilcooley, Bangor.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

 

“The actions of those involved are totally unacceptable and evil, someone could have been killed and property has been considerably damaged as a result. I totally condemn this sort of behaviour! Those responsible are irresponsible, reckless and need caught and locked up for their actions, thankfully nobody was hurt. There is no place in our society for thugs like this and those responsible need to be brought before the courts. If anyone has any information please bring this to the PSNI to help with their investigation into this serious incident”

 

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ALEX EASTON MLA CONDEMNS VANDALISIM TO CONLIG BUS SHELTER.

Alex Easton MLA has today visited Conlig, to see the vandalism caused to the bus shelter situated at Main Street, Conlig.

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“I am disappointed to hear that this bus shelter has been vandalized especially when I alongside the local community had worked so hard to obtain it for the residents living in the area. It costs hundreds of pounds to fix these bus shelters, which are needed by the local community especially for the elderly and school children to shelter in when there is bad weather.”

“I am today calling on anyone who has any information on who is vandalising these bus shelters, to pass this information onto the PSNI so they can be prosecuted by the courts...

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ALEX EASTON MLA CALLS ON INVESTMENT FOR BALLYHOLME PITCH AND PUT.

Alex Easton MLA has today called on the Council to bring a report to Council to look at modernising the pitch and put at Ballyholme.

Speaking toady Alex Easton MLA said:

“The Pitch and Put situated in Ballyholme has been one of the jewels in the crown of North Down for decades. I remember playing on it with my grandparents as a child and had many fond memories and fun doing so. However little has changed over the years and I feel that it could be utilised more and attract more people and tourists to use if it was to receive a makeover. I believe the Pitch and put is an unpolished Diamond and with a bit of creative thinking by the Council we could attract many more people to use the facility.”

“I believe that by adding at minimal cost to the council a  few tiny bunkers to make it more exc...

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ALEX EASTON MLA DELIGHTED AT NEW DROPPED KERBS FOR PERRY ROAD.

Alex is delighted that four new dropped kerbs have been installed along the Perry Road, Bangor.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

 

“I am extremely pleased that work has finally commenced on the new dropped kerbs along the Perry Road in Bangor. I had requested these four dropped kerbs several years ago and it has taken some time for them to be done. These new dropped kerbs will serve those people living along the Perry Road, Briarwood Road, Kinwood Park, kinwood Gardens and kinwood Drive. It is most welcome, as it helps both the elderly and the disabled when crossing the roads in the local area and I am delighted work has finally been started to install them.”

 

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ALEX EASTON MLA WELCOMES TOP MAN TO BANGOR TOWN CENTRE.

 

Alex Easton MLA is delighted that new brands of clothing have chosen to set up in Menarys Bangor store.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

 

“This is fantastic news for the Town Centre of Bangor that major brands have decided to set up in the Town Centre and come into Menarys store. This will offer the residents of North Down a unique opportunity to have modern brands right in the Centre of Bangor in Menarys. It is a welcome boost to the local economy and Town Centre. I would urge everyone to come and shop in the Town Centre and visit the news brands of top Shop and Burtons situated at Menanys store, and enjoy the latest in fashion for young and the elderly alike!”

 

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ALEX EASTON MLA CONDEMNS ARSON ATTACK ON VILLAGE GARDEN IN MILLISLE

Alex Easton MLA has today condemned those responsible for an arson attack on a community gardens in Millisle.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

 

“This is an attack on the whole community of Millisle and is not just a simple case of anti-social behaviour. This was a deliberate attempt to destroy seating infrastructure that has been put in place, by the hard work of the local community group. This act of arson is totally unacceptable and causes unnecessary expense. This damages the moral of the local community, it is totally unacceptable!2

“If anyone has information as to those responsible please report this to the PSNI so that those responsible can be arrested, brought before the courts and forced to pay for a new seating for the community garden in Millisle.”

 

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ALEX EASTON MLA CALLS FOR ACTION PLAN FOR BALLYHOLME ESPLANADE SEA FRONT.

Alex Easton MLA has been left shocked by the state of the walkways along Ballyholme Esplanade, to Ballyholme Beach.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

 

“I believe after several walks along the pathways along Ballyholme Esplanade, that it is now time for Ards and North Down Council to look at a long term plan to rejuvenate the area. When the sun shines this is a popular area for residents and visitors who want to come to the area. However I feel the potential of the area is not being realized by the Council as the area is just rundown, and tired looking.2

“I ask myself the question when did the Council last invest in upgrading and making the pathways more attractive for residents and visitors, what is their plans for the future that would make this into the most attractive place to...

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ALEX EASTON MLA CALLS ON COUNCIL TO INVEST IN RESURFACING THE PUBLIC CAR PARK IN MILLISLE.

Alex Easton MLA has today called on Ards and North Down Council to invest in resurfacing the public car park on the Ballywalter Road, Millisle.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“Having received complaints about pot holes and the general condition of the carriage way and surface of the public car park at the Ballywalter Road in Millisle, I decided to look at the car park myself. I was appalled at the state of the Councils car park, which is really worn out and dreadful looking.”

“Millisle is a village that attracts tourists and if we want to continue this then it is important that we provide the best possible services and the best looking facility’s that are attractive visually but, to also attract tourists and residents to use the car park so that they then use the beech and then ...

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ALEX EASTON MLA DELIGHTED AS 70,000 WATCH 12TH PARADE.

Alex Easton MLA is delighted at the huge turnout for the 12th in Bangor .

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“I have spoken with the PSNI and they have estimated that between 60,000 to 70,000 people lined the streets of Bangor to watch this year’s 12th of July celebrations in Bangor. I am delighted at such a huge turnout, which in my time in the Orange Order is a record turnout. The weather was fantastic and the celebrations proved such a success. Everyone joined in with a family day out by celebrating our culture and tradition which is no threat to anyone. I would congratulate and thank all the organisers, PSNI, Council, Bands and the Orange Order for putting on and facilitating such a fantastic event for all.”

 

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