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Swann welcomes much-needed Dervock footpath

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MR ROBIN SWANN MLA, the Ulster Unionist Party North Antrim Assemblyman and UUP Chief Whip, has said he is “very pleased” that after working with the community their campaign to secure a much-needed footpath along the Knock Road in Dervock.

Assemblyman Swann, who is also North Antrim UUP Chairman and Chairman of the Stormont Public Accounts Committee, confirmed victory in the campaign following a written question to the Sinn Fein Minister for Infrastructure.

Mr Swann had asked the Minister for an update on the delivery of a footpath along the Knock Road in Dervock between the village and the Lisconnan Road.

Responding to Assemblyman Swann, the Minister said: “I am pleased to inform you that my Department’s TransportNI has developed a scheme to provide approximately 200m of footway extending from the current provision on Knock Road towards Lisconnan Road.

“It is anticipated that this footway will be completed within the next couple of months,” said the Minister.

Mr Swann added: “I am delighted the Minister has given approval to the campaign to have a much-needed footpath along Knock Road and that work has already commenced. Upon completion, it will boost road safety in this specific location of the Dervock area.”

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