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Support banner for NHS & Essential workers vandalised in Dunloy

A banner erected at Dunloy Orange hall on Wednesday evening in support of NHS staff and essential workers, was just hours later vandalised.

A square section of the banner was cut out which had previously contained an image of a Union Jack.

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Tensions have been high for many years between the Orange Order and residents within Dunloy, with the local band, Dunloy Accordion, unable to hold their annual parade within the village.

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A police spokesperson has said:

“Police have received a report of damage to a banner which had been placed outside Dunloy Orange hall, supporting the NHS.

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“The damage has been caused today, Wednesday the 06/05/2020 between 07:30 and 19:30 hours.

“Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them on 101 and quote serial number 1862 – 06/05/2020.

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