4.5 C
Thursday, April 22, 2021

Assistant Chief Constable Alan Todd calls on the public to act responsibly to help stop the spread of Covid-19, ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend.

Ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend, Assistant Chief Constable Alan Todd is calling on the public to act responsibly, only travel when necessary and continue to abide by the Northern Ireland Executive regulations to help stop the spread of Covid19.

ACC Todd said: “The guidance from our Health Minister and the NI Executive, alongside the regulations, are clear; people should only leave home when they have a clear and essential reason for doing so.

- Advertisement -

“Since the beginning of the restrictions we have been aware of a slow but steady increase in the number of vehicles on our roads. While some of this can be explained by increased commercial activity and the travel of essential workers there is clearly a number of people who are not adhering to the regulations.

- Advertisement -

“We will be conducting patrols and checks over the weekend right across Northern Ireland and we will also be coordinating activity with our colleagues in An Garda Siochana.

“Our preference is always for members of our communities to comply with the restrictions in place and throughout our activity over the weekend we will continue to engage, explain and encourage people to play their part to protect themselves and others. Enforcement will always be a last resort.”

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -


Mayor welcomes progress on International Appalachian Trail improvements

The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council has visited part of the International Appalachian Trail overlooking Magilligan where improvement work is helping to enhance the renowned walking route. Alderman Mark Fielding joined contractors Campbell Civils at the picturesque Gortmore Viewing Point to see progress on the installation of…

Police welcome sentencing of two men on drugs offences

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Organised Crime Unit have welcomed the sentencing of two men at Antrim Court earlier today, Tuesday...

24-year-old male arrest under the Terrorism act

Detectives from the Paramilitary Crime Task Force investigating the criminal activities of the North Antrim UDA have arrested a 24 year old man during...

Let’s go Nordic walking with Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s Sports Development Team

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s Sports Development Team is offering residents of all fitness levels the chance to try Nordic walking. A series of six guided group walks, using Nordic walking poles, will take place across some of the Borough’s most beautiful forests, parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural…