Sinn Féin ‘should pay for war memorial repairs’

Councillor says party could afford £114k bill

Sinn Féin ‘should pay for war memorial repairs’

Garvagh’s ‘unusual’ war memorial.

Peter Winter

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Peter Winter

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peter.winter@thechronicle.uk.com

AN Ulster Unionist councillor has suggested Sinn Féin pay for repairs of Garvagh War Memorial's from their party funds.

The call came after a member asked for a closer examination of a £114,000 maintenance bill.

A structural survey has identified “significant issues” with the unusual crenelated memorial in the town's main street.

And the lowest price submitted under a council tender process is £113,850.

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