Polling day for new council

Polling day for the new Causeway Coast and Glens super council area will be May 22.

Coleraine Leisure Centre will be the count venue. A list of polling stations will be published this week.

Chief Executive of Ballymoney Borough Council, John Dempsey, is leading the project on behalf of the four merging councils – Coleraine, Limavady, Ballymoney and Ballycastle.

He told the Transition Committee on Thursday evening quite a number of residents would find themselves attending different polling stations this time. Nominations will be lodged in Ballymoney, Limavady and Ballycastle.