Sinn Féin Councillor Tony Hassan has welcomed the upgrading of street lighting in the Carnhill area of the city.
Colr. Hassan said the news would be welcomed in the local area as residents had been calling for an upgrade for several months.
“The erection and maintenance of street lighting can add confidence to the community and I am pleased that the DRD Road Service have decided to upgrade the street lighting in Carnhill.
“Sinn Féin have been lobbying the Road Service over the past year for an upgrade in Carnhill and other areas as well. I am glad to see that this will be completed the over the next few months .
“The new lights will give the residents greater confidence and protection and will help combat anti-social activity in the area,” he said.