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Support call for new strategy on suicide

Support call for new strategy on suicide

Sinn Féin has welcomed the Department of Health publication of the Protect Life 2 Suicide Prevention Strategy as a critical step in tackling suicide and is bringing a motion to the Mid Ulster District Council to explore how the strategy can be implemented across the district.

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Councillor Kerri Hughes

Pension age proposals must be resisted: Hughes

SDLP Cookstown Councillor Kerri Hughes has said that plans to raise the pension age from 67 to 75 revealed by a Tory think tank at the weekend may improve Whitehall budget lines but it will condemn thousands into poverty in their old age.

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A new section of the A6 which is due to open on Monday, August 5.

Safety measurements call for Aughrim Road

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has called for the introduction of road safety measures on the Aughrim Road to deal with increased traffic following the opening of the first phase of the new A6 dual carriageway from Randalstown to Toome.

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