Regional Devlopment Minister in the North accepts A5 decision

first_img The Regional Development Minister in the North Danny Kennedy has said he will not appeal a judges’s quashing of the decision to go ahead with a new £330m A5 dual carriageway project.Last week, Mr Justice Stephens granted the department a seven-day stay to lodge any appeal to his ruling on the A5.Mr Kennedy said it was his intention to “accept the ruling”.The decision effectively means a return to the drawing board for DRD, who will face the entire procedural process from scratch, including another public enquiry, should they wish to keep the project alive.The Treasurer of the Alternative A5 Alliance, Hamilton Hassard, says he’s glad the Minister has seen sense….. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – April 15, 2013 Twitter WhatsApp Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Google+ NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Facebook News Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Twitter 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Pinterest Google+ Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published WhatsApp Facebook Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny [podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/hamraw.mp3[/podcast] Pinterest Regional Devlopment Minister in the North accepts A5 decision Previous articleCllr Gallagher calls for public contracts to be given to local servicesNext articleFine Gael ‘Thatcherites’ fail to block anti property tax council motion News Highland last_img read more

Read More »

The top threats to teen drivers may surprise you

first_imgAccording to youth.gov, October 14-20 is National Teen Driver Safety Week, a week dedicated to raising awareness of the serious risks today’s teens confront on the roads.The Federal Highway Administration reports that there were nearly 10 million licensed drivers aged 19 and younger in the U.S. as of July 2016. And, according to AAA, teen drivers are 9 times as likely as drivers 18 and older to be involved in a crash and 6 times as likely to be involved in a fatal crash.Statistics like this are sobering for any parent, any teen and anyone who shares the road with these young drivers. Understanding the risks and finding ways to help neutralize them are good first steps in striving for a safer, better driving experience for everyone. continue reading » 21SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Read More »