ALEX EASTON MLA ANGERED BY GRAFFITI BESIDE BLOOMFIERLD PRIMARY SCHOOL.

Alex Easton MLA has expressed anger and disgust as graffiti is sprayed on a wall at Bloomfield walk beside Bloomfield Primary School, Bangor.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

 “I am horrified to see a wall being vandalised with graffiti being sprayed on it right beside Bloomfield Primary School. What is particularly annoying is that those responsible have done this beside a local primary school and that is just not acceptable that young children and their families have to see this sort of childish nonsense being sprayed on a wall beside their school. What sort of example are these idiots setting our children. This will have to be cleaned up and the rate payers will have to foot the bill which is totally unfair.”

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ALEX EASTON MLA CONDEMNS ASSAULT IN KILCOOLEY.

 

Alex Easton MLA has today condemned an assault on a young man in the Ballynoe Gardens area of Kilcooley on Friday night.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

 

“This is totally wrong and unacceptable; nobody has the right to assault anyone and this in not wanted by the people of Kilcooley and North Down. Those involved need to be brought before the courts for their actions and given a prison sentence for their evil deeds. I would call on anyone with information to come forward to the PSNI to help them in their investigation!”


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ALEX EASTON MLA CLAIMS THERE ARE ONLY THREE OPTIONS TO SAVE THE BALLYSALLAGH BRIDGE.

Alex Easton MLA has today stated there are now only three options left for TNI to save the Craigantlet Bridge on the Ballysallagh Road, from being destroyed.

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“I have never known a bridge that has been hit so many times and is still left standing. This time the bridge is severely damaged and if we are going to save the bridge for the future there are really only three options. Firstly TNI need to listen to the Ards and North Down Road Safety officer Terry Malcolm who had suggested sometime a go that flashing lights are placed to make lorry drivers aware of the bridge ahead, as they are failing to see the current signs. The second option is to ban all Lorries’ from the Ballysallagh Road to ensure the bridge is not hit...

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ALEX EASTON MLA DEMANDS TNI TAKE ACTION AFTER ACCIDENT ON THE CANNYREAGH ROAD DONAGHADEE.

 Alex Easton MLA has today demanded that TNI to take action to create safety measures for the Cannyreagh Road after a gentleman was knocked down.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

 

“TNI cannot keep ignoring the facts that the Cannyreagh Road is not a safe place for the children of Donaghadee Primary School and the residents of the area, especially during the times the schools are opening and closing. This is the second incident that someone has been knocked down due to the level of traffic and lack of measures to either slow the traffic down and to provide a safety crossing environment for the children and their family’s collecting their children.”

“As someone who has a grandchild attending Donaghadee primary School I have witnessed the chaos that parents have to endure with...

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ALEX EASTON MLA CALLS ON TRANSLINK TO INTRODUCE MORE BUS SHELTERS.

Alex Easton MLA has today received a list of proposed bus shelters for the Ards and North Down area.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

I am pleased that Translink are considering these bus shelters which are very important for the elderly and children to shelter in during poor Weather. It is important that Translink move quickly to on making decisions on providing these bus shelters as soon as possible, in Holywood for example there are very few and it is important that Holywood gets the same level of service as the rest of the Ards and North Down area...

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ALEX EASTON MLA CALLS FOR ACTION TO REPAIR SAFETY FENCING BY TNI

Alex Easton MLA has today called on urgent action to be taken by TNI to repair safety fencing at Lisadell Drive.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“On a recent walkabout to identify issues in the Whitehill/Lisnabreen area I identified that safety fencing at Lisadell Drive has either been damaged or fallen apart. As this fencing protects people from falling down a steep embankment in the area it was important to find out who owned the fencing. I was quickly able to identify the fencing is owned by TNI and I have written to them to urge a quick and speedy response to have the fencing repaired. The safety of resident in the area is paramount so the sooner the fencing is repaired the better.”

 

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ALEX EASTON DISAPPOINTED BY THE HOUSING EXECUTIVES RESPONSE.

Alex Easton MLA has expressed deep disappointment at the response by the Housing Executive for leaving a heavily pregnant lady without proper heating.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

 

“I have been left deeply disappointed and frustrated by the Housing Executive response to this heavily pregnant lady, whose boiler had broken down for over three weeks. Despite four emails being sent to the Housing Executive, and expressing deep concerns that this lady has only another three weeks to go before giving birth.The work has still not been done to fix her boiler. This lady also has a small child with a serious kidney condition and the Housing Executive has left her with two small electric heaters which are costing this lady a fortune to keep on, especially in the middle of winter...

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ALEX EASTON MLA CONGRATULATES KILCOOLEY WOMENS EDUCATION CENTRE FOR THE QUEENS AWARD FOR VOLUNTEER SERVICE.

Alex Easton MLA has today congratulated the Kilcooley Women’s Education Centre for receiving the Queens Award for Voluntary Service to the community.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“I was delighted to have been invited to attend the ceremony for the Queens Award for Voluntary Service to the community for the Kilcooley Women’s Centre. I would start by saying this is richly deserved by all the women in the centre, who give up their time to make such a difference within the local community. Their service and dedication has made such a big difference to so many lives and this recognition by her Majesty the Queen is in recognition of that they do. A big well done to all those involved!”

 

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BALLYVESTER PRIMARY SCHOOL TO BE A PILOT SITE FOR 20 MPH SPEED LIMIT.

Alex Easton MLA is pleased to hear than TNI intend to introduce a speed limit of 20 MPH for Ballyvester Primary School on the Killaughey Road.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

 

“I am delighted to get written confirmation that TNI have recognised the need to do something about the speed of traffic, after many complaints from parents. The school have been expressing very deep concerns for several years about the speed levels especially when pupils are going to and leaving the school. Having received many complaints and tying my very best for a number of years very little seemed to be happening despite numerous contacts with the PSNI and TNI. I understand that our local MP was also involved and deserves much of the credit...

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ALEX EASTON MLA CALLS FOR COUNCIL & TNI TO PROVIDE MORE EC POINTS FOR ELECTRIC CARS IN NORTH DOWN.

Alex Easton MLA is today calling on Council, and TNI to start to provide more EX Points for Electric Cars across North Down.

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said

 

“It is clear that electric cars are the future and that we are eventually moving away from petrol and diesel cars in the future. It is with this in mind that it is highly important that both Council and TNI prepare the way for the future with EC points being provide in different locations across North Down to provide for the use of Electric cars to charge in the future. The future is to move away from fossil fuels and currently we as a Council area are not ready for the future as more and more people move to electric cars...

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