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Heading: No one should be forced to choose between food or fuel

SDLP West Belfast Councillor Brian Heading has said that local people are being left in the cold as cuts are planned to the Affordable Warmth Scheme in the absence of an Executive. The Scheme is an initiative to combat fuel poverty by providing grants for home insulation, boiler upgrades and other energy efficiency measures.
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Tierney appeals to parents on Galliagh anti-social behaviour

SDLP councillor Brian Tierney has issued an appeal to parents to help resolve the issue of Anti-Social Behaviour in Galliagh by talking about the effects it has on vulnerable residents. Councillor Tierney was speaking after receiving a number of reports of young people being involved in anti-social behaviour over the weekend.
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Gardiner: Sinn Féin and DUP Unite to Block Call for British Irish Intergovernmental Conference

SDLP Councillor Tina Gardiner said she was “disappointed but not surprised” when Sinn Féin failed to back the SDLP motion in Derry City and Strabane District Council that called on both the Irish and British Governments to immediately convene the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference in the absence of a functioning executive and Assembly.
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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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