Portrush spending plan questioned amid suggestions of council ‘bias’

Glens and Ballycastle areas are losing out, insists Sinn Féin councillor

Portrush spending plan questioned amid suggestions of council ‘bias’

Councillors clash over plans to direct grant funding to Portrush

Peter Winter

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A ROW over perceived council bias towards the Coleaine Triangle area has been ignited by plans to spend £1.8m of central government grant aid on a Portrush park revamp.

Westminster's Levelling-up Fund aims to help run-down coastal towns.

Council officers have identified the Ramore Head Recreation Grounds refurbishment as a candidate for support.

But, according to Sinn Fein's Cara McShane, more than enough public money was already spent on the resort in the run up to 2019's Open Championship.

*Full story in this week's Chronicle*

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