Category: News

  • Crawfordsburn Chaos

    Crawfordsburn Chaos

    Statement by Brian on the meeting arranged by Mayor Tony Hill with Roads Service and Crawfordsburn Inn to resolve the proposed disruption of Traffic through Crawfordsburn for the next 9 months as a result of the building works to be carried by Crawfordsburn Inn. Brian states: “The meeting was a complete waste of time. There […]

  • Concerns for the Future of the Assembly

    Concerns for the Future of the Assembly

    As we begin the new session the debate continues as to the future of the Assembly. There is growing public concern that the Assembly has failed to deliver and at its perceived inability to make any significant decisions. A growing number feel that the present gridlock is unacceptable and it should be wound up. This […]

  • Sympathy Over the Passing of Cardinal Cahal Daly

    Sympathy Over the Passing of Cardinal Cahal Daly

    Brian Wilson has expressed his sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of the recently deceased Cardinal Cahal Daly. Mr. Wilson said: “Cardinal Daly made a huge contribution to the peace process and never waivered in his opposition to violence during a very bleak period of our history. His opposition to the use of violence […]

  • West Bangor News (100) – New Year 2010

    West Bangor News (100) – New Year 2010

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  • Brian Criticizes Seafront Decision

    Brian Criticizes Seafront Decision

    Brian Wilson has condemned the decision to go ahead with the proposals to redevelop Queens Parade, Bangor despite hundreds of objections. Mr. Wilson has criticized the Social Development said: “I am very disappointed that the Minister has decided to go ahead with this development. It is clear that the consultation was nothing more than a […]

  • Council Lorries on Rathgael Road

    Council Lorries on Rathgael Road

    Last month the council supported my proposal that the councils refuse transfer lorries should be diverted from the Rathgael Road to the ring road. These 40 ton juggernauts should not be using the Rathgael Road which is a Grade C road built in the year of the pony and trap. This diversion will result in […]

  • Come Clean on Airport Runway Plan

    Come Clean on Airport Runway Plan

    Brian hopes the DUP are not planning to bury bad news over the Christmas recess period by approving the runway extension planning application for the George Best Belfast City Airport. Green Party Assembly member Brian Wilson said: “The Minister should come clean and announce when the decision on this application will be published. Will we […]

  • Nine Years Later and DOE Still Stalling on PPS5

    Nine Years Later and DOE Still Stalling on PPS5

    Brian has welcomed the decision to deny planning permission for a massive out-of-town Tesco store which threatened the survival of the independent retail sector in Banbridge Town. Brian Wilson said: “I am very pleased that this 12,000 square metre out-of-town store has been rejected. Had this development been allowed it would have spelt major job […]