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Ugly reality of promised ideal

An artist's impression of what Copperthorpe was supposed to look like.

An artist's impression of what Copperthorpe was supposed to look like.

  • by Kevin Mullan
 

A resident of a partially completed housing development in Drumahoe says he’s concerned crumbling and incomplete footpaths, road ways and street lights are posing a risk to health and safety.

The Copperthorpe resident - who in 2011 moved into the relatively new estate, which commands spectacular views of the lower Faughan Valley - claims he’s been living in a building site for the past two years.

“Time is passing quite quickly and there has been no sign of any further developments the area is becoming a health and safety risk for me and my family and also the families in the street,” he told the Sentinel. See Page 3.

 

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