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NILGA seeks to protect councils and strengthen local democracy

NILGA meeting with Northern Ireland Secretary of State, Karen Bradley MP

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Councils Drive Forward The Investment Agenda

On Friday (24th February 2017) delegates representing each of the councils in Northern Ireland, participated in a NILGA event focused on council finance and investment at the Tullyglass Hotel, Ballymena.

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Brexit – NILGA Puts The Case For Local Communities And Councils

The Northern Ireland Local Government Association is taking the case to London, Dublin and Brussels regarding assurances around the outcomes of the UK Referendum on the EU.

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Ulster Finalists to Compete in 2017 RHS Britain in Bloom Awards

Eight entrants to represent Ulster in UK-wide competition Ballymena, Belfast City, Cullybackey, Derry City, Donaghmore, Hillsborough, Newcastle and Randalstown have been selected to represent the Ulster region in the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom UK Finals 2017.

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Courage & Cohesion Of Councils In NI Demonstrated At All Times

NILGA, the Northern Ireland Local Government Association, has sent an urgent communication to the Secretary of State, James Brokenshire MP, outlining a four point plan to drive local economies and strengthen democracy in NI.

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Regeneration Powers In Council, Better For Investors, Better For Communities

The Communities Minister’s announcement this week retaining Regeneration Powers during the Assembly’s mandate will have significant impact on councils and how they can drive economies and sustain communities. 20 months into new councils, a new power has been withheld.

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UK Local Government Leaders Unite In Brexit Devolution Call

Leaders of local government in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have united around the call for further devolution to local communities across the UK after Brexit. Council leaders across the UK are warning against any new constitutional settlement once we leave the EU being decided only by Westminster and the devolved administrations in Holyrood, Stormont and Cardiff Bay.

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