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Westminster Candidate Pete Byrne has said that his party are fully behind proposals for a full 15 Acre Albert Basin Park in Newry and will make sure "under no circumstance will we allow any part of the Albert Basin site to be sold off to private developers"

The Newry and Armagh Candidate said, “I am keen to assure the people of Newry and those behind the campaign for a 15 Acre Albert Basin Park that we are 100% committed to its delivery. When we say 15 acres, we mean 15 acres and under no circumstance will we allow any part of the Albert Basin site to be sold off to private developers. It will not happen on our watch. In 2017, Newry, Mourne and Down District Council made the historic decision to back the people of Newry and their desire to see a 15-acre park on the Albert Basin site and we remain committed to that decision.”

Looking across to the site of the proposed park at Albert Basin in Newry. Photograph: Columba O'Hare/ Newry.ie
Looking across to the site of the proposed park at Albert Basin in Newry. Photograph: Columba O'Hare/ Newry.ie

Mr Byrne added that Newry is an urban area which is in dire need of greenspaces and this has been clearly detrimental to the public who are missing out on the recreational and health benefits that a City Park would bring.

Speaking on the Newry 2020 led campaign he added "The grassroots campaign that caught the public’s imagination two years ago is still thriving and is rightfully demanding that we deliver the desires of the people in a more rapid way. We recognise that this process is slow and we are as frustrated as the community activists who are driving this.”

Mr Byrne spoke of the council's rates process underway for 2019/20 and added his party are eager to see that further progress is properly resourced for the next 12 months.

Concluding the Slieve Gullion Councillor said "The will is there across all political groupings for this to be realised and we must work together to see real change on the site in the year ahead.”

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