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McCusker: Homelessness remains a civil rights crisis of today

SDLP North Belfast Councillor Paul McCusker has said that 50 years after the Civil Rights Movement, housing and homelessness remain the civil rights issues of today.
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McKeever: Calls for action on potholes

SDLP Derry and Strabane District Area Councillor Jim Mc Keever praised the Department for Infrastructure (DFI) for getting local drivers out of a hole after he welcomed the work carried out by DFI staff in addressing the numerous potholes within the Tamnaherin Road area.
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Attwood: Proposal for 11% cut in the budget of Neighbourhood Renewal projects is unacceptable

Belfast Cllr Tim Attwood has said a proposal from Department for Communities to cut Neighbourhood Renewal by 11% is unacceptable. In 2008/09 the Neighbourhood Renewal Budget was £24/25 million today its around £18 million.
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McCusker tables motion calling for suicide prevention signage

SDLP North Belfast Councillor, and chair of charity PIPS, Paul McCusker has tabled a proposal at Belfast City Council’s People and Communities Committee to erect new signage at Cavehill with contact details for suicide prevention charities.
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Reilly: Rates Support Grant Cut Should Not Be Implemented

Speaking after his request to defer a decision on the striking of the rate for Derry and Strabane District Council was voted down, SDLP Group Leader Councillor Martin Reilly said it was "a missed opportunity" to protect rate payers.
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