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Holylands Community Report says Parking, Litter and Marching Season Are Major concerns

Seán Mc Aughey • 13 May 2004

A Community Audit and report conducted and produced by Extern's Need To Know Project (N2K) cites parking, litter and the Marching Season as main concerns for members of the Holyland Community.

The N2k Project which consulted 1347 houses in the Holylands area has recorded 624 responses from households categorised as 77% in the private rental sector, 15% owner occupied, 2% Housing Association and 6% no comment.

The major issue for 61% of the residents in the area was bin collection and litter. A further 49% of residents cited noise and 34% crime.

19% of the Holylands respondents has cited anti social behaviour as a concern.

The N2K consultation covering 33 local businesses in the area highlights issues causing the business community "most concern" or "had a hugely detrimental effect on their business" was Parking 73%, The Marching Season 61%, Vandalism 55%, Burglary and Theft 36%.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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16 May 2004

 

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When Friends Die in Distant Places
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The Murder Machine in Ireland then, Tibet now
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Green Unionists
Brian Mór

 

Holylands Community Report says Parking, Litter and Marching Season Are Major concerns
Seán Mc Aughey

 

Progressive Unionist Party
Rebuttal of the
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Varieties of barbarism : from Fallujah to "free trade" in Latin America
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The 1934 Republican Congress: Broad Front or Narrow Retreat?
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Better an Honest Socialist than a Lying Republican
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No Minimum Wage Here
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Further Serious Abuses of Republican POWS
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Free Tibet?
Liam O Ruairc

 

Thoughts on the November Elections
Chrissie McGlinchey

 

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