Joe Newman

Newman Happy With Council’s Speedy Response

Local councillor, Joe Newman (NP) is delighted that work has commenced on repairing faulty footpaths at Forest Court in Swords, on foot of a request he made to the County Council earlier this year. He explained to the County Leader: “I had been contacted by a local resident, whose wife…


Newman Appeals For New Playground In Swords

Local councillor, Joe Newman (NP) has been approached by a number of concerned residents of Rathingle in Swords regarding safety issues at the area’s playground. Newman told the County Leader, “Some local residents have complained to me regarding the bad state of the playground at Rathingle and the vandalism and…


Green Dog Walkers Awareness Day In Swords

The County Council, as part of their Green Dog Walkers initiative, held an awareness raising day for dog owners at River Valley Park in Swords last Wednesday. The exercise included informing local dog owners about the part they can play in keeping the park free from dog fouling. River Valley…


Councillors Call For CCTV In Swords

Swords councillors, Joe Newman (NP) and Duncan Smith (Lab) have put in a motion to the County Council Local Area meeting last week, expressing their anger at the recent assault on three American visitors at Swords Park. Newman told the County Leader, “We have asked the Manager to look into…


Hilltown Environmental Group Springs Into Action

Last week, members of the Hilltown Environmental Awareness Group in River Valley, came together and started a major clean-up of the area, particularly the area close to the Church. Chairperson, Gerry White told the County Leader, “Now that the weather is good and longer evenings are here, we are calling…


Newman Happy With New Footpath

A new pathway has been built at Castleview estate in Swords, which will facilitate the safe passage of children from the estate to access the local schools nearby. Local councillor, Joe Newman (NP) was instrumental in having this vital pathway built, and he has been canvassing the Council to have…


Newman Disappointed At Council Response

Local councillor, Joe Newman (NP) recently submitted a motion to the Council asking for funding to be put aside for a stretch of road leading from the roundabout at Forest Boulevard down as far as Loreto College in River Valley. He also asked for a survey to be undertaken on…