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Tierney calls for action on dangerous drivers

SDLP Councillor Brian Tierney has called for action after another night of disruption in the city as reckless drivers caused havoc on the Skeoge link road.
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McCusker urges North Belfast residents to beat the burglar

SDLP North Belfast Councillor Paul McCusker has urged local people to exercise vigilance against burglars.
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Eastwood pays tribute to Maura Hickey

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood MLA has paid tribute to the service of Maura Hickey as she retires from Causeway Coast and Glens council after 12 years of service to local people.
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Attwood condemns sectarian graffiti

SDLP West Belfast Councillor Tim Attwood has condemned sectarian graffiti which appeared on Caterpillar’s industrial plant in the city.
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Eastwood: No government means no power and no power means no change

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood has said last January’s collapse of the DUP/Sinn Féin coalition was the product of a deeper malaise over the course of a decade of failure. He said the summary of that 10 year period told a story of DUP intransigence and Sinn Féin weakness. After a year without a local government, Mr Eastwood urged all political leaders to return to the realisation that the fundamental purpose of politics is to wield governmental power for the common good – not to simply eternally protest. He pointed out that in the hours before the Executive’s public collapse a cross-party bill had just been agreed to finally introduce marriage equality in Northern Ireland. The collapse of our government meant that this didn’t happen – one year on those rights and many, many others are still denied.
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