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  • Approval of Bank Buildings restoration welcomed Wednesday, 13 November 2019

    SDLP Botanic Councillor Gary McKeown has welcomed Planning Committee approval for the restoration of Bank Buildings, site of the Primark fire.
  • Mallon opposed to the closing of Linen Hall Library at weekends for more reasons than one Wednesday, 8 August 2018

    SDLP Deputy Leader Nichola Mallon MLA has said news that the Linen Hall Library, Belfast’s oldest library, will be closing on Saturdays due to financial reasons has caused widespread disappointment.
  • McKillop: Knocking the very heart out of community festivals Friday, 3 August 2018

    SDLP Councillor Margaret Anne McKillop has claimed that a decision by the PSNI to charge for policing sport and charity events is going to destroy the very fabric of society which brings people together to celebrate what they have in common rather than what divides them. Cllr McKillop is referring to the Heart of the Glens Festival which begins this weekend when £3,500 will have to be found to cover the new regulations and she wants them challenged.
  • Dallat welcomes annual Tourism statistics Thursday, 7 June 2018

    SDLP Tourism Spokesperson John Dallat MLA has welcomed the publication of the 2017 Annual Tourism Statistics and has said that they are testimony to the hard work of Tourism Ireland which is responsible for overseas visitors and Tourism NI which is responsible for the domestic market.
  • McGlone welcomes investment in Dark Skies observatory Monday, 5 March 2018

    SDLP Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone has welcomed investment of £500,000 from the Rural Tourism Scheme in a new Dark Skies observatory at Davagh Forest Park.
  • Dallat: Cross border tourism cannot fall foul of Brexit Monday, 4 December 2017

    SDLP Tourism spokesperson John Dallat MLA has said that the North’s tourism industry cannot become a casualty of a hard Brexit. Mr Dallat was speaking after meeting representatives of Tourism NI at Stormont this morning.
  • 6 laws that won't be changed thanks to the Assembly collapse Wednesday, 25 January 2017

    The collapse of the Assembly means that radical new laws will fall. Here are 6 new laws that are now suspended:
  • Ritchie: Government must not curtail the freedoms of Irish in Britain Thursday, 6 October 2016

    SDLP South Down MP Margaret Ritchie, has called on the British Government to categorically state that the freedom of Irish people to live and work in Britain will not be curtailed. Her comments came amid mixed messages from the Government with the Home Secretary Amber Rudd advocating a name-and-shame register of foreign workers in British businesses and the Home Office refusing to confirm to thejournal.ie if this will apply to Irish people living in Britain.
  • Durkan urges young people to sign up to stem cell register Monday, 25 July 2016

    SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan is urging more young people in Derry and throughout the North to become ‘potential lifesavers’ by signing up to the UK stem cell donor registry.
  • Colum Eastwood's Leader address to #SDLP16 Sunday, 13 March 2016

    SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood's address to the party annual conference in Derry this weekend.

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