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Welcome for PPS 21 Information Days - Boylan

15 January, 2009 - by Cathal Boylan

Sinn Féin spokesperson on Planning, Cathal Boylan, has welcomed the Public Information days on Draft PPS 21 to be hosted by the DoE in various locations throughout the Six Counties.

'This is an opportunity for all interested members of the public to question DoE officials and get answers they require in relation to Draft PPS 21. I am aware that some outstanding issues, like the non farming rural dweller, have still to be resolved, so people will have the opportunity to offer submissions and have their voices heard.'

'I believe there is now more opportunity for rural dwellers to get planning permission compared to the restrictive PPS 14. I would urge everyone to attend and find out the details for themselves and make their own judgement.'

In Newry and Armagh and South Down the information days are as follows;

Newcastle Centre, Newcastle, 21st January 10am-7.00pm

Altnaveigh House, Newry, 5th February, 10am- 7.00pm

Richill Recreation Centre, Richill, 25th February, 10am- 7.00pm


Notes to Editors: the dates for the other events are as follows;

Jan 19th, Newtownards, Ards Art Centre 10-7

Jan 27th Ballymoney, Young Farmers Hall 10-4

Jan 27th Cushendall, Cottage Buildings 7-9

Feb 3rd Hillsborough, Court House 10-4

Feb 3rd Ballyroney, Rural Dev Centre 7-9

Feb 10th Cookstown, Loughry Campus 10-7

Feb 12th Dungiven, Gortnaghey Comm Centre 10-7

Feb 17th Carrickmore, Patrician Hall, 10-4

Feb 17th Strabane, Aughbrack Comm Hall 7-9

Feb 18th Enniskillen, Fermanagh Trust 10-7

Feb 20th Antrim, Greenmount 10-4

Feb 20th Broughshane, Houstons Mill 7-9

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