30/04/2015

Other News In Brief

Road Improvement Project To Start In Glengormley

A £213,000 road improvement project in Glengormley is to begin on Monday 11 May.

The scheme at the A6 Antrim Road is to extend from Sandyknowes Roundabout to Jubilee Way.

To assist with traffic management at Sandyknowes Roundabout, during the preparatory stage of the work, a one-way road closure will operate on the Antrim Road in the Glengormley bound direction from Sandyknowes Roundabout to Sandyholme Park.

Glengormley-bound traffic will be diverted via Ballyhenry Road, Ballyclare Road and Jubilee Way.

Outdoor Gym Opens In L'Derry

L'Derry's first Green Outdoor Gym has officially opened.

The new £70,000 sports facility at Leafair Park, Galliagh, provides state of the art facilities and gym equipment to enable people of all ages to get fit.
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Social Development Minister Mervyn Storey said: "This project is a great example of partnership working between my Department, the Council and the Public Health Agency. Regenerating this green space in this unique way will allow people of all ages and abilities free access to gym equipment in an alternative healthy outdoor environment."

Hoax Bomb Call At Lisburn Primary Schools Condemned

The Alliance party has condemned those who made a hoax bomb call to a Lisburn primary school.

Pond Park Primary School was evacuated on Wednesday after a call was received warning that three devices had been left at the school. After carrying out a search, the police declared it a hoax.

Trevor Lunn MLA said: "I cannot begin to understand the mindset of somebody who would make a hoax bomb call at a primary school. I am appalled by the actions of whoever is responsible.

"This must have been a traumatic experience for the hundreds of children who had to be evacuated and their worried parents. I would however like to pay tribute to the staff and police who ensured the safety of the children during this evacuation."

(CD)

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