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, but it needs to be constructed as soon as possible. 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 CONDEMNS WARD PARK HEDGES BEING SET ON FIRE.

Alex Easton MLA has today condemned those responsible for setting hedges on fire’ as a large group of youths gather, in Ward Park

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“This is an absolute disgrace that youths have been setting fire to hedges, which have the potential to spread and destroy peoples oil tanks. This could have been a major incident with property destroyed and people killed. Those responsible need to consider their ation. I would praise the Fire Service for their quick response in dealing with the situation.

I am calling on the PSNI and Council anti-social behaviour team to deal with those involved in anti-social behaviour within the area as a matter of urgency; this is not wanted by the residents of the area.

 

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ALEX EASTON MLA ANGERED AT DUMPING AT CAR PARK IN MILLILSE.

Alex Easton MLA was deeply angered at the dumping that has occurred at the public car park in Millisle

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“I have been left flabbergasted at the amount of dumping that has occurred at the public car park in Millisle. This dumping is deeply unwelcomed by the local community and is an act of unwanted dumping which is polluting the local community, and an act of environmental vandalism.”

“This act of dumping is an act of sheer laziness, which has seen someone who couldn’t make the effort to take it to the correct site. It means that the Council will have to investigate who dumped the rubbish, and it also means that tax payer’s money will have to be used to remove the rubbish. This is totally unacceptable to the residents of Millisle...

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ALEX EASTON MLA CLAIMS THERE IS NOW ONLY ONE OPTIONS TO SAVE THE BALLYSALLAGH BRIDGE.

Alex Easton MLA has today stated there is now only one option 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. Once again the bridge has been damaged and if we are going to save the bridge for the future there are really now one option open. Firstly TNI need to listen to the Ards and North Down Road Safety officer Terry Malcolm. The only option is to build a new road around the bridge so that the bridge will be kept intact and safe for future generations...

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ALEX EASTON MLA WELCOMES COMMUNITY MURAL IN BLOOMFIELD.

Alex Easton MLA has welcomed the removal of paramilitary mural and being replaces with a community mural in Bloomfield estate.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“I am delighted to see a community mural being erected and the removal of a paramilitary one. I would congratulate all those involved and this is a positive development for the area!”


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ALEX EASTON MLA DELIGTHED AS STOLEN DEFIBRILLATOR IS REPLACED IN MILLISLE.


Alex Easton MLA is delighted as a new defibrillator has been installed at the Spar in Millisle to replace the stolen one.

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

I wish to give a big thanks  to the Millisle Community Association, Joe Scott, Tommy Beck, Councillors Eddie Thompson and Robert Adair. Also a big thank you to Henderson’s the owners of the Spar, and also a private individual who does not want named thank you all for helping to get this vital defibrillator replaced.

This piece of equipment is for the whole community and is there to save people’s lives; it is not a toy and is not an item than can be easily replaced. I hope this defibrillator is not stolen this time from the Spar in Millisle as it may be needed to safe someone’s life.

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ALEX EASTON MLA CONDEMNS PAINT BOMB ATTACK ON SHOP IN MILLISLE.


Alex Easton MLA has today condemned the paint bomb attack on a local shop Todays Local in Millisle village.

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

”I would condemn this latest attack on this local business and believe there has been an ongoing campaign against this local business in Millilse for some time. This has absolutely no support amongst the people of Millilse who see this as an attack on their local community and want it to stop. Those responsible need to stop now before someone is hurt, their behaviour is pathetic and I totally condemn it! I would urge anyone with information to come forward to the PSNI so those responsible can be caught by the PSNI and brought before the courts.”


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ALEX EASTON MLA CONDEMNS DESTRUCTION OF MAIN STREET CARS.


Alex Easton MLA has condemned those responsible for causing havoc in Main Street with the damage to six cars.

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“We are lucky that nobody was killed during this incident, those responsible created panic and mayhem to Main Street, causing serious damage to six cars. This behaviour is totally unacceptable and is not what we want to see on our streets. Those responsible must be brought before the courts for their actions and must be given lengthy sentences as they are a danger to themselves a danger to our society and so nearly could have killed someone.”Ends:

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ALEX EASTON MLA CALLS ON TNI TO MAKE A BETTER EFFORT AT REPAIRING STEPS IN BLOOMFIELD ESTATE.

Alex Easton MLA has today called on Transport NI to maintain their steps better after coming across badly maintained steps on Ballyree Drive, Bloomfield Estate.

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“Having been on a walk about in Bloomfield, along with my colleague Councillor Wesley Irvine, we came across steps at Ballyree Drive which have been extremely badly repaired and are a complete eye sore and in my opinion dangerous after being repaired with tarmac. Not only is this a tripping hazard it could have seen a local resident in the area fall and get injured.”


“I am today questioning how often these steps are checked by Transport NI to ensure their safety for residents, and why these steps were allowed to be repaired in this fashion...

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ALEX EASTON MLA DELIGHTED AT NEWS THAT TREVOR ST/DOWNSHIRE PLACE AND PARK AVENUE HOLYWOOD IS TO HAVE ITS ROADS RESURFACED

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Alex Easton MLA has reacted with delight at the news from an email from TNI that confirmed that Trevor St / Downshire Place / Park Ave Holywood are all to be resurfaced from the 29th January.

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“This is fantastic news for the residents of Trevor St / Downshire Place / Park Ave Holywood who have had to endure substandard roads for years with patches and pot holes which have made the area look very poor. I am delighted that constant lobbying from residents for the area to be resurfaced has finally paid off. I understand from further discussions with Transport NI the work will start over the several weeks. I look forward to seeing the work being started and for the finished article being completed.”

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