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Justice group welcome

October 26, 2009

The report was presented to Parliament and was approved, which means
the scheme is now eligible for funding from the NIO and other statutory

Despite the scheme being considered by some as
exclusively nationalist, UUP councillor Isaac Hanna spoke in support
when the group initially applied for registration and said he was
delighted that the application was approved.

“The scheme is
now legitimate and people should make use of it because we need all the
help we can get in addressing vandalism and anti-social behaviour in
Newry and Mourne,” he said.

“They have proved that they work
for the entire community and I supported them in trying to get
registered because they put in a lot of voluntary work into addressing
anti-social behaviour and community disputes.”

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