‘Fold Housing under pressure in Forkhill’ – Larkin

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Friday, September 23rd, 2016
Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Larkin has called on Fold Housing to fulfill its obligations to their tenants and the wider community at Forkhill. larkin22The Slieve Gullion councillor was speaking after he was contacted by residents angry at the lack of maintenance of by the housing group of shrubbery in the village. “As a result of contact from householders in Forkhill during the summer I contacted Fold Housing requesting action to cut back briars, bushes and trees on their land,” he said. “Footpaths at Main Street and steps behind Park Urney are overgrown and almost impassable. This has created a health and safety problem. “I have spoken with staff at Fold on a number of occasions over the past six weeks and we are no further on. In response to each phone call I was informed that there were problems but the issue would be dealt with.
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September 2016Larkin added, “Residents are angry that this hasn’t been resolved. Following a meeting with Transport NI on site I would hope that some pressure can be exerted upon Fold to carry out the much needed trimming.”
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