Durkan confirms full financial support for Councils next year

Admin 2 Foyle, Press Releases, Stormont

Environment Minister Mark H Durkan has confirmed that, despite a significant cut to the DOE budget, the Rates Support Grant for councils for 2016/17 will be protected at over £18million. The budget allocated to DOE’s functions for the coming year will see a reduction of 5.7% which equates to £5.9million. There had been a real fear among Councils that this …

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SDLP Foyle MLA Mark H. Durkan last week visited local firm Sphere Global based in Campsie along with colleagues Colum Eastwood MLA and Mark Durkan MP for Foyle.

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Mr Durkan said “During this visit, we had the opportunity to see the cutting edge work being done by an indigenous company on our doorstep. The Company’s growing success is reflected by the number of lucrative contracts it has recently secured. It also reflects the ingenuity and creativity that exists within our local workforce. This is a sector that will …

Admin 2SDLP Foyle MLA Mark H. Durkan last week visited local firm Sphere Global based in Campsie along with colleagues Colum Eastwood MLA and Mark Durkan MP for Foyle.
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Durkan: SDLP delivering a better way to do government

Admin 2 Foyle, Press Releases, Stormont

Mark H Durkan MLA delivered a powerful speech addressing the failings to address issues affecting the electorate and what he believes needs to be done at the SDLP Annual Conference which was held in Armagh on 13th and 14th Novemeber 2015. A Chathaoirligh, a theachtaí agus a chairde, tá áthas an domhain orm bheith anseo libh in Ard Mhacha inniu . …

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MAJOR IMPROVEMENTS TO CARRICKFERGUS CASTLE: DURKAN

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Environment Minister Mark H Durkan has announced the appointment of contractors to design a replacement roof for the Great Tower or Keep at Carrickfergus Castle. Belfast-based Kennedy-FitzGerald Architects will oversee the design works, which are part of one of the most important projects in the 800 year history of Carrickfergus Castle. DOE has looked to medieval and Tudor history for …

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DURKAN FUNDING BOOST FOR DERRY COMMUNITY GROUPS

Admin 2 Foyle, Press Releases, Stormont

Environment Minister Mark H Durkan has today announced that an additional four community groups in Derry will receive support from the DOE’s Challenge Fund The Minister is allocating around £31,000 to be shared out between the four groups. Creggan Country Park’s Boosting Biodiversity project will bring community groups, schools and families together to make a positive impact on local priority …

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CRAIGAVON BRIDGE AMONG TEN NEW LISTINGS FOR DERRY AREA – DURKAN

Admin 2 Foyle, Press Releases, Stormont

Environment Minister Mark H Durkan has announced the listing of Craigavon Bridge plus nine other buildings and structures in the Derry area. Craigavon Bridge is an important early 20th Century road bridge with Art Deco details. It is the only two tiered bridge in Northern Ireland. Commenting on the latest designations, Environment Minister Mark H Durkan said: “These listings in …

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OMAGH GROUP TO RECEIVE CHALLENGE FUNDING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL WORK: DURKAN

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Environment Minister Mark H Durkan has announced that Omagh Early Years Centre will receive support under the DOE’s Challenge Fund. The group will be offered £4,000 to complete their ‘Storybook Garden’ project. This will see the creation of an outdoor environmental learning area from an overgrown and unsightly space. In June this year, the Minister invited applications from community groups …

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NEWRY AND MOURNE SCHOOLS TO RECEIVE CHALLENGE FUNDING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL WORK: DURKAN

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Environment Minister Mark H Durkan has announced that nine schools in the Newry & Mourne area will receive a total of £24,636 from the DOE’s Challenge Fund. In June this year, the Minister invited applications from community groups and schools to carry out projects that would improve their local environment. Today he announced that 32 schools and nurseries across Northern …

Admin 2NEWRY AND MOURNE SCHOOLS TO RECEIVE CHALLENGE FUNDING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL WORK: DURKAN

CO FERMANAGH SCHOOLS TO RECEIVE CHALLENGE FUNDING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL WORK: DURKAN

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Environment Minister Mark H Durkan has announced that five County Fermanagh schools will receive a total of £11,750 from the DOE’s Challenge Fund. St. Comhghall’s College, Lisnaskea, has been offered £4,000 to complete their ‘School Farm & Allotments’ project. This will engage pupils, teachers and the wider community in developing a self sustaining farm within the school to be used …

Admin 2CO FERMANAGH SCHOOLS TO RECEIVE CHALLENGE FUNDING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL WORK: DURKAN