£3m funding for street lights and potholes welcomed

Posted by
paul.malone86@googlemail.com
Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
Politics

Newry SDLP Councillor Michael Savage has welcomed the news that Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has secured an additional £3million of funding to help tackle the backlog of broken street lights and potholes that need fixed.

Speaking to Newry Times, he said, “The Infrastructure Ministry has thrown up many challenges in the few short weeks since the Executive was reformed and that is largely down to a previous lack of investment with no government taking decisions for the last three years.

Article continues below

 

“Minister Nichola Mallon has hit the ground running and is tackling each issue head on.

 

 

“Securing £3million to help tackle the backlog of broken lights and potholes is a positive and welcome step.

 

 

“The challenge going forward is for the Department of Finance to provide the funding needed to tackle our infrastructure problems that have been neglected due to three years of no government and underfunding,” he added.

 

For more of today’s top stories in Newry and beyond, click here.  

 

 

 

 

Both comments and pings are currently closed.

Comments are closed

-->

This website does not share personal information with third parties nor do we store any information about your visit other than to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience through the use of cookies. You can turn off the use of cookies at anytime by changing your specific browser settings.

We are not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission. This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on 16/01/2017. If you have any questions feel free to contact Newry Times by emailing editor@newrytimes.com

Log in