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Brendan Hughes

A COUNCIL has admitted it should not have released funding running to thousands of pounds for pallets burnt on loyalist bonfires. Payments were made "in error" to three groups in Antrim to buy wooden pallets. Council guidelines say bonfire groups should only receive funding for related 'family fun events' – but not for the building of pyres. 



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