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Representatives from NI Water announced that a £350,000 essential flood alleviation scheme will take place in the Roddens Crescent and Roddens Park areas of Castlereagh in January 2015. The programme will last for approximately twelve weeks and will greatly improve the sewerage infrastructure, reducing the risk of flooding.
InterTradeIreland, an organisation that supports SMEs across Ireland and develops North/South economic co-operation, is hosting its new 'Funding for Growth' launch event on 12 February 2015 in the Ramada Hotel in Belfast.
Judith has welcomed the commitment that was given in the Assembly by the Regional Development Minister that no part of the Comber Greenway will be sold off. The Minister made the commitment in response to an Assembly question by Mrs Cochrane's colleague Kieran McCarthy.
Judith is encouraging schools and colleges in East Belfast to nominate their students for the Night of Ambition, an event aimed at youth interested in science, technology and entrepreneurship.