Council pushing ahead with plan for crematorium

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Newtownabbey Borough Council is pushing ahead with plans for a multi-million pound crematorium development within the borough.

At a special meeting on Wednesday, March 5, members agreed that the council should go ahead with the project, in conjunction with the private sector.

Barry McKiernan from Cogent Consulting presented elected members with two possible options - development of a crematorium paid for and run by the council; or a public-private partnership (PPP) involving the council and a private sector company.

 

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