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‘Hate issues must be addressed’

‘Hate issues must be addressed’

A local councillor has called for banners, which had been placed on loyalist bonfires, accusing Mid Ulster Council of being run by the IRA army council, to be treated as ‘hate incidents’.

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Councillor Brian McGuigan at the Plantin in Draperstown.INMM0614-367SR

Unusal activity should be reported to PSNI

Sinn Féin councillor Brian McGuigan has spoken out in the wake of a number of robberies in Maghera area, to urge people to look out for each other and exercise caution when they notice anything unusual in their locality.

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Molloy wants Electoral Offices kept open

Molloy wants Electoral Offices kept open

Sinn Féin MP for Mid Ulster, Francie Molloy, has spoken out at his dismay at the Electoral Office’s decision to close all local offices in order to centralise the service they provide to Belfast.

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Boundary Commission 2018 proposals, in draft form (since revised) showing Dungiven

Town is Dun-given a reprieve in boundary changes

Under the final Boundary Commission plans to redraw Northern Ireland’s political map, published on Monday, residents of one small town in the north-west are to be spared a confusing revamp to their political status.

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