Move to proceed with massive motorway revamp plan is greeted warmly
A declaration that a massive rejig of Belfast’s motorway system looks set to press ahead has been broadly welcomed – though the minister responsible has been accused of “hokey cokey decision-making” on the issue.
Planning Appeals Commission give Lough Neagh sand traders second extension on Environmental Statement
Lough Neagh sand traders fighting an enforcement notice imposed by former Environment Minister Mark H Durkan have been given a second extension by the Planning Appeals Commission (PAC) for the Environmental Assessment they must submit.
Proposals to tackle the damage caused to Northern Ireland’s world-famous Dark Hedges by cars and coaches include blocking traffic to the attraction altogether and building a nearby ‘orientation hub’ for tourists.