Ahead of the election, then ward councillor Sonia Bailey told the Local Democracy Reporting Service the Victoria Park estate of a "classic example" where people could bypass an alley gate
I, too, applied to the council for an alley gate
key so that I could more easily access my local doctor's surgery and pharmacy, but was refused, despite appeals to my local councillors.
safer streets Fra McCann at Ross Road alley gate
in West Belfast yesterday
People who want an alley gate
have to pay for the gate and for advertising the scheme, while the county council meets the cost of processing the application.
I didn't intend to cause offence, but if anybody was offended by what I said then I offer my apologies." The Home Secretary made the original comment to a question and answer session of residents in Milton Keynes, where he was discussing crime-cutting plans and he referred to his visit to Liverpool last Monday when he saw the Alley Gate
anti-crime scheme in Edge Hill area of the city.
CALLS were made today for an alley gate
to be installed in a city centre street where an alleged sex attack happened.
"It is terribly unfair to begin an alley gate
installation programme which residents have supported and benefited from and then just stop the programme even through other local residents have not yet had the benefit of alley gates
Area clean-ups and environment improvement campaigns have been well received by the community Residents from Butterton Road, Rhyl, this week gathered to praise the alley gate
Once, only residents and council employees had keys that allowed them access to the rear of the properties, unfortunately, with the huge increases in the value of scrap metal, it has made it economically viable for the modern day equivalent of Steptoe and Son to obtain copies of skeleton keys to allow access through any alley gate
As a result I bought an alley gate
key, having not had one previously, to see if any of my belongings had been dropped in the alley, as they had been in my backyard.
However, my daughter rang the alley gate
people to say they had not greased the top roller as in other areas.
And there are hopes an "alley gate
" will soon be installed to ensure troublemakers are kept out for good.