Affordable Warmth Scheme Applications Not Being Approved – McGlone Raises Concerns With Departments

A block has been placed on a home insulation scheme set up to address fuel poverty in the private sector. A delay has been placed by the Department for Communities on the Affordable Warmth Scheme - the scheme was set up to provide home insulation, draught proofing, heating and boiler replacements. The Mid-Ulster MLA, Patsy … Continue reading Affordable Warmth Scheme Applications Not Being Approved – McGlone Raises Concerns With Departments

McGlone Welcomes Progress on New-build Mental Health Facility at Antrim

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has welcomed progress on the development of a new-build mental health facility at the Antrim Area site. In a recent email to the Mid Ulster MLA, the Permanent Secretary for the Department of Health, Richard Pengelly, confirmed that the Northern Health and Social Care Trust (NHSCT) proposal for … Continue reading McGlone Welcomes Progress on New-build Mental Health Facility at Antrim

McGlone: Urgent Need for New-build Mental Health Facility at Antrim

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has urged the Department of Health to set a date for the development of a new-build mental health facility at the Antrim Area Hospital site. Along with party colleague John Dallat, MLA, Mr McGlone met with Dr Tony Stevens and senior officials at the Northern Health and Social … Continue reading McGlone: Urgent Need for New-build Mental Health Facility at Antrim

Community United in Solidarity on Sperrin Gold-Mining Proposals

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster Patsy McGlone has highlighted concerns about the potential impact of gold-mining in the Sperrins on the health of the local people. The Mid Ulster MLA was speaking after attending a community meeting in Falagloon Hall in Maghera. Mr McGlone said, “The ongoing gold-mining proposals in the Sperrins are causing understandable … Continue reading Community United in Solidarity on Sperrin Gold-Mining Proposals