ALEX EASTON MLA CONDEMNS ARSON ATTACK ON A CAR AND VAN IN KILCOOLEY.

Alex Easton MLA has condemned an arson attack on a car and van in Kilcooley Estate Bangor.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“This is just an appalling incident and is totally unacceptable that someone’s car and van has been burnt out, and also damaging their livelihood. This appalling incident could have hurt or killed someone and could have spread to people’s homes. I totally condemn this incident it is not what we want in our society or for the residents of Kilcooley. Those involved are totally irresponsible and I would call on anyone with information to come forward to the PSNI.”

 

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ALEX EASTON MLA EXPRESSES ALARM AT PLAY PARK SAFETY ISSUE AT THE COTTON.

It has been brought to the attention of Alex Easton MLA through Janice MacArthur of a serious health and safety risk at the Cotton play park.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“It has been brought to my attention by Janice MacArthur about the safety of children using the Play Park at the Cotton. The play park is situated alongside a busy road and the fencing that has been placed round the park does not protect the entire play park or children using the facility with a large gap that could alow a child to run out onto a busy Main road. I am today calling on council to ensure that the entire play park is safely enclosed and that no gaps are left. This is vital for the safety of our children.”

 

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ALEX EASTON MLA CONDEMS REMOVAL OF STREET LIGHTING AT CYPRESS.

 

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“This decision by TNI street lighting division to removing lighting from the rear alleyways in the Cypress Park area of Donaghadee is both dangerous and a serious error of judgement. Mostly pensioners who cannot see out the back now to use the alleyway if needed at night occupy this area. It also makes it dangerous for the pensioners as they can no longer see where they are walking and especially in the winter could slip and fall. It has also been highlighted that the alleyways will now become hot spots for anti-social behaviour. I am urging TNI Street Lighting Division to rethink their strategy and think what is needed for the residents not trying to save money”

 

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TNI WEED SPRAYERS ATTACKED AT BLOOMFIELD ESTATE.

Alex Easton MLA has condemned a small group of youths who were involved at throwing stones and a bottle at TNI staff trying to spray the weeds in Bloomfield Estate.

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“So how am I meant to represent people with issues when the TNI weed sprayers were stoned on Wednesday and a bottle thrown at them on Thursday in the Bloomfield estate, while weed spraying.

This has resulted in the weed spaying machines being withdrawn, can those responsible please wise up and stop this, as it is wrong and effecting people’s job and lives. I totally condemn those responsible and urge anyone with information about those involved to pass this onto the PSNI.”

 

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ALEX EASTON MLA CONDEMNS DAMAGE AT MILLISLE COMMUNITY GARDEN.

Alex Easton MLA has condemned those responsible for damage to a local community Garden in Millisle.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

 

“I am extremely saddened and very disgusted at the damage caused in the community garden by a bunch of vandals who have no respect for property or for the small group of volunteer who run community garden for all the residents of Millisle The damage to the community garden has been very upsetting for the volunteers to see all their hard works being vandalized and ruined for the whole community in Millisle. I would urge anyone with any information on those that were involved to pass this onto the PSNI.

 

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EASTON CALLS ON SUPPORT FOR THE 12TH IN HOLYWOOD

Alex Easton MLA has called for resident’s right across North Down to come out to support the 12th to be held in Holywood.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“It is important that the residents of North Down come out to celebrate and support the Orange Order in their annual 12th demonstration to be held on Friday the 12th in Holywood this year. This is a family occasion and is open to everyone no matter what their tradition to enjoy this family day out, and to celebration our culture. The field will be a Spa Field in Holywood this year and will see food stalls and bouncy castles for the kids...

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ALEX EASTON MLA CONDEMNS THE HYJACKING OF A CAR AND FORCING THE OWNER TO DRIVE TO BANGOR.

Alex Easton MLA has today condemned those responsible for hijacking a car at knifepoint.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“ I am deeply saddened and angered by this serious event, those responsible for hijacking  a car and holding the owner at knife point until they were driven to Bangor are to be totally condemned, it is just completely wrong. I can only imagine how traumatised the owner was. Those responsible need to be caught and take to court to be punished for their actions. I would urge anyone with information to bring it forward to the PSNI so those individuals can’t do this again.”

 

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ALEX EASTON MLA IS DELIGHTED THAT BEECHWOOD GARDENS/HAWTHORNE DRIVE AND SOUTHWELL ROAD, ARE TO BE PUT ON THE RESERVE RESURFACING LIST BY TNI.

Alex Easton MLA has received word from TNI that Beechwood Gardens/Hawthorne Drive and Southwell Rd, Bangor has been put on the reserve list for road and footpath resurfacing.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“Having received many complaints by residents about the state of the road and footpath infrastructure in the Beechwood Gardens/Hawthorne Drive and Southwell Rd, Bangor areas in recent times, I was pleased that in a letters I received from Transport NI that they have recognised that the road and footpaths at these areas are in much need of repair. The only disappointment is that TNI have only put these areas on the reserve list, which means it may take some considerable time before funding becomes available for any works to start...

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ALEX EASTON MLA PRAISES ALL THOSE INVOLVED IN THE DONAGHADEE LIFEBOAT OPEN DAY.

Alex Easton MLA has praised all those involved in the Donaghadee Lifeboat open day event, for the local community in Donaghadee on Saturday.

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“I am delighted to have attended the Donaghadee Lifeboat open day in Donaghadee on Saturday and was impressed with the organizational skills of all those involved in putting on this wonderful event. The day was attended by hundreds of children and their families. The event day had Ice cream vans, dozens of events and different bouncy castles, games and music. The fly past by the Red Arrows was particular fun and also the visit to the Light house and Life Boat; in the evening there was also a band parade by the Flutes & Drums Donaghadee which was an enjoyable evening of entertainment...

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ALEX EASTON MLA CONDEMNS BURGLARY AT BALLYHOLME PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.

Alex Easton MLA has condemned a burglary at the Ballyholme Presbyterian church at Ballyholme.

 

Speaking today Alex Easton MLA said:

“This is a despicable crime to see a local church that does so much for the local community having been targeted in this way. To break into a church no matter the Religious denomination is an attack on the whole community and is totally wrong. I would appeal for any witnesses to come forward to the PSNI so those involved can be brought before the courts. This sort of behaviour is unacceptable and I would appeal for those involved to have a good look at them and return the money to the Church!”

 

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