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Mayor meets with community groups across the Borough

Mayor meets with community groups across the Borough

Fri, July 10, 2020

A number of local community groups have enjoyed a visit from the new Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council.

The engagements allowed Alderman Mark Fielding to find out more about the significant response to the coronavirus pandemic and how communities have reacted to the ongoing situation.

Across the Borough, volunteers continue to dedicate their time and efforts to help those most affected by the health crisis. Over the past few weeks, the Mayor has visited Bushmills, Ballymoney, Coleraine, Cushendall, Limavady and Portstewart to meet with some of those involved.

He said: ““These visits took me to all corners of the Borough and have allowed me to find out more about the tremendous work that has been going on. On behalf of Council, I want to offer my sincere thanks to all those who work so hard to look after their vulnerable neighbours, especially in these recent difficult times.

“In Causeway Coast and Glens we are fortunate to have a very active community and voluntary sector, which consistently does all it can to improve the lives of our residents. When the social impact of the coronavirus pandemic became apparent, its role was made even more important and we are so grateful to those who stepped up and put themselves forward to help.

“For months now people have gave up their own time to provide practical and emotional support, which has made a real difference to those most in need during the pandemic.

“These groups, along with many retailers across the Borough, deserve a lot of credit for how have they reacted to the pandemic, and I was grateful for this opportunity to meet with some of them and offer my gratitude.”

The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Alderman Mark Fielding and Mayoress Phyllis Fielding meet with members of Cushendall Development Group to find out more about the local response to the pandemic. The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Alderman Mark Fielding chats with photographer John Healy in his shop in Cushendall. Shauna Mitchell and Bernie Delargy from Cushendall Development Group pictured with the Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Alderman Mark Fielding and Mayoress Phyllis Fielding. Stephen and Michael Kearney from Kearney’s Butchers in Cushendall pictured with the Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Alderman Mark Fielding and Mayoress Phyllis Fielding. Ronan Delargy and his wife from McAllister’s Hardware pictured with the Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Alderman Mark Fielding and Mayoress Phyllis Fielding during their recent visit to Cushendall. Anne Marie McAllister and Kelly Ann McGill from Café Cova in Cushendall pictured with the Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Alderman Mark Fielding and Mayoress Phyllis Fielding during their recent visit to the village. Dominic and Jack McAllister from Duck’s Corner Shop pictured with the Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Alderman Mark Fielding and Mayoress Phyllis Fielding during their recent visit to Cushendall. Bernie Delargy pictured with the Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Alderman Mark Fielding with the Curfew Tower in the background. The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Alderman Mark Fielding and Mayoress Phyllis Fielding pictured with local pharmacy staff during their recent visit to Cushendall.
The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Alderman Mark Fielding and Mayoress Phyllis Fielding pictured with volunteers from Roe Valley Residents Association. The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Alderman Mark Fielding and Mayoress Phyllis Fielding pictured with volunteers from Roe Valley Residents Association The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Alderman Mark Fielding speaks with Karen Campbell during his recent visit to Roe Valley Residents Association to learn more about the local response to the pandemic The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Alderman Mark Fielding and Mayoress Phyllis Fielding pictured with Karen Campbell during their recent visit to Roe Valley Residents Association in Limavady to learn more about the local response to the pandemic. The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Alderman Mark Fielding and Mayoress Phyllis Fielding pictured with Karen Campbell during their recent visit to Roe Valley Residents Association in Limavady to learn more about the local response to the pandemic.