£250,000 granted for emergency works on Derry wall

The North's Environment Minister has announced an immediate grant of quarter of a million pounds to fund emergency works at Marlborough Terrace in Derry.

Two wall collapses in recent days have left some back gardens and access lanes in a highly dangerous condition, with residents very concerned at what may lie ahead.

Local Cllr John Boyle says this is an example of how central government can work with local government to respond to an emergency.

He says the immediate priority is to carry out remedial and emergency work, particularly on the sewerage system in the area ...........

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