THE election of new leaders to Castlereagh Borough Council has led to a bitter spat, with accusations of a unionist carve-up being dismissed as “temper tantrums”. The less than harmonious Annual General Meeting on Monday saw Ulster Unionist Michael Henderson elected Mayor, with DUP Councillor Tommy Stanford his Deputy.
A CARRYDUFF man who was forced to empty his own bin after a “bizarre” health and safety concern meant it was left untouched by binmen has hit out at Castlereagh Borough Council. John McGoran of Manse Drive went out to collect his wheelie bin last week only to find it still full outside his home. He was further baffled when he found a note stuck to the bin stating staff had left it untouched as he had failed to tie the binliner inside it.
Carryduff ladies got off to a very slow start and an excellent save by goalkeeper Susie Baxter kept them in touch as Bryansford notched up three points from play in the opening 12 minutes.
BREDAGH’S reserve hurlers began the 2012 campaign in near freezing conditions at Carryduff on Wednesday 4 April.
Carryduff’s reserves lost by two points at Dunavil when they met An Ríocht on Sunday evening.