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A Sligo Councillor says an NCT for tractors should not come into force. The Road Safety Authority and the government are abiding by european law and it’s expected that the NCT will be in place for tractors capable of driving faster than 40km/h. It’s due to come into force by…

A Sligo county councillor is calling for signs with street names be erected in Ballymote. Fianna Fail Councillor Keith Henry says the absence of such signs has been commented on in tidy towns reports. Council Director of Services Tom Kilfeather says if signs are to be erected on buildings, permission…

Sligo County Council is calling on the Minister for Social Protection to reverse the new three-year time limit for people on rural social schemes. Fianna Fail Councillor Keith Henry made the proposal at the December meeting of the council, saying the three-year limit is far too restrictive. Cllr Henry says…

Work on a long-awaited footpath in Ballymote has got the go-ahead. Fianna Fail Councillor Keith Henry has welcomed the news that the extension of a footpath to the factories in Ballymote on the R296 will start next year. He received the news in a response to a motion he submitted…

The Health Service Executive has confirmed that changes at the Rock in Ballymote will come into effect from next month. Yesterday the HSE confirmed to Ocean FM News that people who use the day care services there will have access to the same supports but at a different location from…