On 14 October, the Committee for Employment and Learning sponsored the 'Higher Education in the FE sector' showcase for MLAs and representatives from colleges and business organisations.
Welcome to judithcochrane.com where you can discover more about me and East Belfast, the constituency I represent within the Northern Ireland Assembly. In our role as elected representatives, I believe it's important for us to be accommodating and accessible to all our constituents and I hope that through my website, I can engage more effectively with my constituents and keep you better informed of my work on your behalf. The site also serves as a platform for you to contact me directly with any concerns or comments you might have and I would encourage you to get in touch regarding any issue, big or small. Thank you for taking the time to visit the site and I look forward to hearing from you soon.
As Chair of the Northern Ireland Assembly and Business Trust, Judith met with fellow MLAs and SME stakeholders on 14 October to discuss the expected impact of the future Belfast Rapid Transit (BRT) system on local businesses.
Next week, NI Water will be commencing major sewerage upgrade work in the Upper Newtownards Road area near Reaville Park. The work will last approximately eight weeks, and will ultimately reduce the risk of flooding in the area.
The East Belfast community was stunned when a delivery lorry hit a school child in Ballyhackamore earlier this year, leading many to wonder how to create safer conditions for commuting schoolchildren. Following the accident, Judith reached out to neighbourhood businesses to negotiate new delivery routes and prioritise road safety.