TUV has named eight candidates across the new super council of Causeway Coast & Glens, with the prospect of naming another for the Glens District Electoral Area.
Standing in Ballymoney is Jamise McIlhagga, a post primary science teacher and mother of four.
A native of the Finvoy area, she has experience of helping constituents from working in Jim Allister’s office. Her particular interest is maintaining full hospital services in Causeway.
Also standing is William Blair who has served as a councillor in Ballymoney since 2011. He has lived and raised his family in Bendooragh. Well known from his working life as a painter and decorator and for his close involvement in the community, including the Loyal Orders, his ambition is to carry on working for his constituents in the new council.
Standing in Causeway is Sharon McKillop who has served the Bushmills area on Moyle Council since 2011. Heavily involved with the local traders and community in Bushmills, she has delivered commitment to a strategic plan for Bushmills.
Also standing in this area is Thomas Stirling. Strongly connected to Benvardin area, he serves as Master of local lodge LOL 1001. With deep roots in the area he wants to see it prosper with effective representation on the new council.