ALEX EASTON MLA MEETS DEPARTMENTAL OFFICIALS OVER EDUCATION PLACES CRISIS

Alex Easton MLA has today met with representatives from the Department of Education on the crisis facing post primary school placements in Bangor with party colleagues.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

 

“While this was a constructive meeting, the points of view put forward by me and my colleagues were that there needed to be an increase in the variation of school pupil numbers for Bangor Academy and other schools in the Bangor area. The huge increase in numbers were know about, and the simple fact is that those parents want their children to go to a school in Bangor and not elsewhere. I understand from the meeting that Bangor Academy has put in an application for an increase in their numbers this will take a week to be considered...

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ALEX EASTON MLA CONGRATULATES RHYS MCCLENAGHAN ON WINNING GOLD AT THE COMMENWEALTH GAMES.

Alex Easton MLA  Congratulates Northern Ireland’s Rhys McClenaghan for wining first gold in the men’s pommel horse final.

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

Rhys McClenaghan- is a Bangor boy who has just achieved an amazing result in the men’s pommel horse final. I would congratulate him for this fantastic achievement and call on Ards and North Down Council to recognise this achievement by having a Civic Reception in his honor!”

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ALEX EASTON MLA CONDEMNS STABBING IN DONAGHADEE.

Alex Easton MLA has condemned a stabbing in the Cannyreagh Road area of  Donaghadee.

 

Speaking today Alex Eason MLA said:

 

“This is an appalling incident which has seen someone stabbed, this could have resulted in the death of someone and it totally unacceptable. This is not the type of behaviour we want in our society and I totally condemn this incident! I am calling for anyone with any information to pass this onto the PSNI!”

 

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ALEX EASTON MLA ANGERED AS POISON LEFT AROUND MILLISLE VILLAGE

 

Alex Easton MLA has expressed outrage and anger as deposits of poison are left in various locations around Millisle Village.

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“I am truly annoyed and deeply angered that some irresponsible person has been so stupid as to put poison in various locations around Millisle Village. Not only could this have hurt family pets it could have hurt a child who quite easily could have put some into their mouth! I am aware of some family dogs have been poisoned as a result and I hope these family pets make a full recovery...

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ALEX EASTON MLA ACCUSES SE TRUST OF BEING UNFAIR TO STAFF

 Alex Easton MLA has accused the SE Trust of being unfair to some staff over work car parking spaces at Newtownards Hospital.

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“ We have  situation were the SE Trust are charging staff to park at the Newtownards Hospital site yet only some staff are allowed  car parking passes and some are not. I am disappointed that the vast majority of staff from the GP Ward have not all been given car parking passes despite the fact in my eyes that many of these staff are essential staff...

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ALEX EASTON MLA AND ALDERMAN BILL KEERY CALL ON WORK TO BE DONE TO FIX POT HOLES AT THE ASHBURY SHOPS.

 Alex Easton MLA and his colleague Alderman Bill Keery have today called on the owners of the Ashbry Shops complex to fix numerous pot holes at the car parking site.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“The pot holes at the Ashbury Shops complex are absolutely horrendous. I have received many complaints and I intend to write to the owners of the Ashbury Shops site to ask if they could do repairs as soon as possible!

Speaking today Alderman Bill Keery said:

“I have never seen a car park with so many potholes, I will be urging the site owners to do all they can to repair these potholes as soon as possible. I dread to think what damage could be done if a car hits one in the wrong way.”

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ALEX EASTON MLA WELCOMES PEDESTRIAN CROSSINGS FOR THE CHIPPENDALE AVENUE JUNCTION.

Alex Easton MLA has welcomed the news from a letter he has received from Transport NI that there is to be a pedestrian crossings built at the Chippendale Avenue juntion on the Donaghadee Road, Bangor.

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“I am so pleased, and very much welcome the news that there is to be a new pedestrian crossings put in place at the Chippendale Avenue juntion on the Donaghadee Road, Bangor. I have campaigned for a pedestrian crossing at this location since 2001 when I first did a public petition from local residents. This is to be welcomed with children and parents crossing at this point to attend Ballyholme Primary School and also local residents crossing to use the local shop...

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ALEX EASTON MLA AND ALDERMAN BILL KEERY CALL FOR ASHBURY AVENUE TO BE RESURFACED AT SPAR ENTRANCE.

Alex Easton MLA and Alderman Bill Keery have today called on TNI to resurface the road at the entrance to the shops at Ashbury Avenue.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

 

“After numerous complaints and having to reports five separate pot holes alone for Ashbury Avenue to TNI, myself and Alderman Bill Keery decided to visit the main area of complaint which is the entrance way to the Ashbury Shops. The road surface from the safety crossing Island to the end of the entrance of the Ashbury shops is a total mess with the weather and large delivery trucks taking their toll on the road surface. The pot holes outside the Ashbury shops are huge and are likely to cause damage to cars if hit too hard when driving. I would urge drivers to be careful...

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ALEX EASTON MLA CONDEMNS ATTACK ON ELDERLY MANS HOME.

 

Alex Easton MLA has today condemned an attack on an elderly man’s home in the Lisnabreen area of Bangor.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“This is totally unacceptable behaviour and I totally condemn this incident. This was a very frightening incident for this elderly gentleman, and nobody has the right to do this to any human being. Those responsible are not wanted in our society and I urge anyone with information to come forward to the PSNI so that those responsible can be caught prosecuted and sentenced.

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ALEX EASTON MLA CONDEMNS DUMPING IN BLOOMFIELD.

Alex Easton MLA has today condemned the person responsible for dumping furniture in Bloomfield Estate.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“This is such a shame because the person responsible has no idea what the cost to the rate payers is to get this cleaned up, there is also the time and effort it takes to get the Housing Executive or Council to lift this. This type of behaviour is unacceptable and the person involved really should hold their hands up and clean their own mess up, or the Council should try to identify them and fine them for creating this mess in the first place! The people of Bloomfield deserve much better than this!”

 

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