29 Jun 2020

East Antrim Alliance MLA, Stewart Dickson, has welcomed news that 360,000 homes and businesses, more than 40% of properties in Northern Ireland, can now access full fibre broadband through the Openreach network.

Mr Dickson welcomed the development saying: “Businesses an...

29 Jun 2020

East Antrim Alliance MLA, Stewart Dickson, has called for the Economy Minister to include social partners in the newly announced Economic Advisory Group.

The Group made up of representatives from Northern Ireland businesses and industry will advise the Minister and Depa...

29 Jun 2020

East Antrim Alliance MLA, Stewart Dickson, has welcomed proposals by Translink to redevelop Yorkgate Station in Belfast, as a boost for Larne Line users.

Mr Dickson commented: “I welcome these proposals as an investment in the Larne Line and connectivity to East Antrim....

18 Jun 2020

East Antrim Alliance MLA, Stewart Dickson, has welcomed news that Access Employment Ltd (AEL) Larne has received £25,000 of support funds from the Department for the Economy.


Mr Dickson commented: “Initially AEL had been denied the £25,000 support grant on the grounds...

16 Jun 2020

East Antrim Alliance MLA, Stewart Dickson, has called on people to save water following an exceptionally dry summer.

Mr Dickson commented: "This Spring has been the second driest on record according to the Met Office, and because many of us are at home all day, more wat...

16 Jun 2020

East Antrim Alliance MLA, Stewart Dickson, has encouraged local people impacted by Covid-19 to take advantage of free short-term courses being offered at local Further and Higher Education institutions.

Mr Dickson commented: “Given the serious economic challenges we fac...

16 Jun 2020

East Antrim MLA, Stewart Dickson, has encouraged Northern Ireland consumers to shop around for the best energy deals with a comparison tool developed by the Consumer Council.

Mr Dickson commented: “The Consumer Council is the champion of consumer rights in Northern Irel...

12 Jun 2020

East Antrim Alliance MLA, Stewart Dickson has encouraged local businesses to check the guidance on the NIBusinessInfo website on how to reopen and operate safely.

Mr Dickson commented: "As we try to navigate reopening retail and other businesses, guidance will help...

12 Jun 2020

Alliance East Antrim MLA, Stewart Dickson, has expressed his deep disappointment after it was announced that Bombardier Aerospace in Belfast, would be cutting around 600 jobs.

The company said 400 direct employees and around 200 agency workers would be made redundant du...

12 Jun 2020

East Antrim Alliance MLA, Stewart Dickson, has encouraged local businesses to find the best energy deal by using a new online Consumer Council electricity and natural gas comparison tool.

Mr Dickson commented: “I think most businesses and other organisations will be loo...

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