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Dobbins welcomes opening of new Culmore Country Park

SDLP Councillor Angela Dobbins has welcomed the opening of the newly-landscaped former Culmore landfill site – now known as Culmore Country Park – which opens to the public on 31 October.
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McDonnell: Government takes Cold War approach to academic expertise on EU

SDLP South Belfast MP Alasdair McDonnell, has criticised the British Government’s decision to use the expertise of only academics who are British nationals in its preparation for negotiations with the European Union. Up to nine experts of EU affairs at the London School of Economics had been advising and briefing the Foreign Office but the university officials reported that they received an e-mail, detailing that submissions on Brexit authored by non-UK nationals would no longer be accepted.
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Tierney: Attacks on buses must stop

SDLP Derry Councillor Brian Tierney has condemned those who caused damage to a bus in Derry last night. Stones were thrown at the bus in the area of Elaghmore Park causing damage to the windows.
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Tierney calls for complete resurface of Lower Galliagh Road

SDLP Councillor Brian Tierney has called on TransportNI to completely resurface the lower Galliagh road in the Woodbrook Estate which has been in disrepair for over 18 months as NIwater completed the construction of a new pumping station.
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Duncan: Anger and sorrow after loss of friend Adrian Ismay

SDLP North Antrim Assembly Candidate Connor Duncan has expressed his sorrow following the death of Prison Officer Adrian Ismay this morning. Mr Ismay who was seriously injured on 4th March when a device detonated beneath his vehicle died eleven days later from a heart attack. Mr Duncan, who was a friend of Mr Ismay, extended his condolences to the family and expressed his anger at those responsible for the attack which is assumed to have contributed to his death.
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