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.
My Ards and North Down Alliance Councillor colleague Andrew Muir and I have welcomed a recent decision by an Ards and North Down Borough Council Committee to back our proposal affirming that lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people be accepted and valued as equal citizens with Ards Town Hall to be lit up in Rainbow … Read moreRainbow Colours to shine after proposal passed at Council Committee
Mental health stigma is stopping young people asking for help and more than one in three young people with mental health difficulties experience stigma, according to the YMCA, so I was pleased to be a part of he I AM WHOLE Campaign 2018 alongside the PSNI and Ards and North Down Borough Council. The I AM … Read moreGetting involved with the YMCA I AM WHOLE Campaign
Alliance Councillors Gavin Walker and Andrew Muir were pleased with the recent decision of the Development Committee to support their Motion requiring the Council to acknowledge the importance of the North Channel Swim. The challenge and history of the North Channel Swim from here to the Mull of Galloway – the world’s most difficult channel … Read moreCouncil to acknowledge and celebrate North Channel Swim