Councillor Willie Clarke checks out the litter and watercourses near the Islands Car Park in Newcastle.[/caption]
SINN Féin Councillor Willie Clarke has called on Down District Council to carry out a clean-up at the Islands Park inNewcastle.
He said: “A number of residents living adjacent to the park have contacted me regarding their concerns over the amount of litter on the River bank.”
“The Rivers Agency have cleared debris from the waterway and placed it on the riverbank this material includes a considerable amount of litter which has accumulated over a number of months.
“As well as being unsightly, there are concerns regarding the associated smell and the potential for vermin infestation.
“I will continue to engage with council officers and Rivers Agency staff to ensure the appropriate maintenance measures are taken,” added Cllr Willie Clarke.]]>