The recent decision by Council to finance the Moat refurbishment plan in full Is fiscally irresponsible. That was what I said after the Council voted to spend an additional £50,000 of ratepayers money on the Moat project – money that could well have been secured as a grant from the Department for Communities. The Town … Read moreMoat decision is fiscally irresponsible, says Walker.
Thank you for helping make the Alliance Group the second largest on our COuncil. We now need to work hard to deliver the BOrough we want, and I would like to invite you to be a part of my decision-making process. By registering your interest here, I will regularly consult with you on various issues … Read moreHow can you help create the future Borough we all want? Here’s how to get involved.
Gavin Walker has thanked Coca-Cola, the sponsors of the Clean Coast Week 2019 which saw 27 tonnes of marine litter removed from beaches and coastlines around Northern Ireland. Gavin was pleased that Groomsport Beach was chosen for the exciting launch of the Clean Coast Week when volunteers gathered to create an incredible piece of sand … Read moreSuccessful Coca-Cola Clean Coast Week launched from Groomsport
The Local Government elections are on May 2nd 2019. You already know what the Alliance Group has achieved over the past four years as it implemented an agenda of inclusiveness, diversity and transparency. But what do we hope to achieve in the next four years? How will your vote for an Alliance candidate affect the … Read moreAlliance Local Government Manifesto for Ards and North Down launched
The relatives of Indian Army hero Lt WD Kenny VC have thanked those behind a scheme to protect a memorial to his achieving the Victoria Cross being “disrespected” by dog owners in Donaghadee. The inscribed stone commemorating Lieutenant W D Kenny VC is one of a number of similar VC momuments sited at locations throughout … Read moreDonaghadee Memorial to Lt WD Kenny VC to be protected against irresponsible dog owners
Gavin has welcomed a new campaign to explain the vital role of our 11 councils and to encourage people to vote in the local government elections on Thursday 2 May. “With the Brexit mess and the lack of progress from the DUP and Sinn Fein in Stormont, I completely understand that people are disengaged from … Read moreGavin welcomes brilliant campaign to encourage voting in the local government elections
I am genuinely thrilled to have been selected to run as the Alliance Party candidate for Bangor East and Donaghadee in the upcoming Local Elections (May 2) as part of our team of 10 Candidates. Over the past four years it has been a privilege to work with the Alliance Group to promote an agenda … Read moreGavin Walker selected as Alliance Candidate for Bangor East & Donaghadee
I am excited that Ards and North Down Borough Council has published its Local Development Plan Preferred Options Paper (POP) and is encouraging the local community to provide feedback to ensure that forthcoming strategies are a true reflection of local views. This is the first time we as a community have an opportunity to really … Read moreWalker welcomes Consultation on Local Development Plan Preferred Options Paper
Groomsport inclusive beach update Some time ago I announced that Ards and North Down Borough Council had secured funding of over £68,000 to enable works to commence for the provision of an accessible inclusive beach in Groomsport. At our request, the Council undertook consultation and answered some specific concerns around car parking. With those outstanding … Read moreGroomsport inclusive beach update