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Council still refusing to take action on asbestos

A Newtownabbey residents group who took on the responsibility of moving asbestos piping, illegally dumped in a local street, have been told that their local Council will not be be removing the hazardous material.

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New homes for Hightown

Almost 350 new homes for the Hightown area of Glengormley have been given the go-ahead by the Planning Service. Plans that have been in the pipeline for the past five years to build 348 new houses off the main Hightown

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Council waives fee for pro-Israeli lobby group

A pro-Israeli lobby group will hold an event at Newtownabbey Borough Council headquarters next month free of charge after the council voted to waive the fee normally charged to outside groups. The Friends of Israel group had applied to the council to hold a showcase event in March and show a film on the history of the Jewish people in the Middle East and North Africa.

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