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Amazon accused of ‘ruining Christmas’ over lack of packaging

Amazon is facing a backlash over its lack of packaging on a number of deliveries in the build up to Christmas.

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Metacompliance develop software for the cyber-security market.

Derry based company creating 69 new jobs

A technology company based in Derry is creating 69 new jobs, according to Invest Northern Ireland.

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Derry City.

Bogside parking scheme consultation within months

Consultation on a residents’ parking scheme for the Bogside area of Derry will get under way within months, the Department for Infrastructure has confirmed.

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THE DIAMOND . . . . The W&R Holdings Group is keen to continue the regeneration of Derrys city centre with the proposed  Granny Annies Kitchen & Bar set to open within weeks on the site of the former Wetherspoons.

£12m. Granny Annie’s investment in Derry

“Granny Annies,” the brand operated by W.&R. Holdings, has confirmed details of an estimated £12 million investment in Derry, the ‘Journal’ can reveal.

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The Oxford Bulls will be helping Santa at the event.

Oxford Bulls to be Santa’s Little Helpers at Christmas Switch On

Derry’s young Oxford Bulls will be helping Santa and the Mayor switch on the city’s Christmas Lights this Thursday, it has been confirmed.

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Adam Beales pictured with his Silver Play Button for reaching 100,000 subscribers.

Adam’s YouTube subscriber base soars following string of hit videos

Derry YouTuber Adam Beales says he is delighted after his YouTube channel attracted over 600,000 subscribers and secured him a partnership with Disney.

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The average value of a house in the Derry and Strabane council area is up  by almost 15 per cent year-on-year, according to Ulster University.

Confidence grows in Derry as house prices increase

The average price of a house in the Derry and Strabane council area has increased significantly over the last 12 months, according to a report published by Ulster University.
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Santa flys over the crowd with the help of the Fire and Rescue Service during a previous Christmas Lights Switch on in Derry. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 17.11.16

Countdown to Derry’s Christmas Lights Switch On begins

Finalised details of Derry’s Big Christmas Lights Switch On event later this week have now been released.

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The Department for the Economy has accepted a disqualification undertaking from the director of a golf accessories business in Derry.

Derry man disqualified from being director for seven years

The Department for the Economy (D.f.E.) has accepted a disqualification undertaking from the director of a golf equipment and accessories retail business in Derry.

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Derry's iconic Peace Bridge. (Credit: Royal Town Planning Institute)

Derry unveiled as 'Best Place' in North

Derry has been crowned the winner of the North's Best Places competition.
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The countdown to Christmas is on

12 ways to manage your money and make savings for Christmas

Christmas is a brilliant time of year, but it can also be financially stressful.

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Mark H Durkan.

Over 900 local PIP claims are rejected

One third of people assessed for Personal Independence Payments (PIP) in Derry and Strabane have had their disability benefit claim rejected.

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St Columba at the foot of the cross. Calvary scene, Long Tower Church by Keith Allen  cc-by-sa/2.0 - � Kenneth Allen - geograph.org.uk/p/3066760

It’s time to properly celebrate St Columba

As Ireland’s most historic city, Derry has witnessed many key events and people over the years that are truly worth celebrating.

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Custom House Post Office in the city centre.

Post Office ‘committed’ to retaining services

The Post Office has said it remains committed to providing services to local people amid concerns over three different offices in Derry.

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SDLP Councillor John Boyle.  (1208JB41)

‘We are not taking it any more’, says Boyle

Councillors in Derry have branded a decision by government departments to turn down a request to meet over rates support cuts “absolutely disgraceful”.

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Sinn F�in Foyle MLAs Raymond McCartney and Karen Mullan supporting postal workers in their campaign to save  pension rights and a shorter working week.

MLAs support postal workers’ campaign

Sinn Féin Foyle MLA Raymond McCartney has voiced support for postal workers’ campaign to save pension rights and for a shorter working week.

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Tony Hassan pictured in Culmore.

Hassan calls for more bus shelters in Culmore area

The provision of a new bus shelter at Thornhill Park In the Culmore Road area of Derry will make “life more comfortable” for local residents, Sinn Féin councillor Tony Hassan has said.

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Derry Walls

Plan to create 15,000 jobs launched in Derry

Derry City & Strabane District Council has launched ambitious finalised plans to create 15,000 new jobs and transform the city and district’s economy.

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Nursing and healthcare opportunities rose in Derry over the quarter.

Job opportunities rise by 19 percent in Derry

A new report has found that job opportunities have risen by 19 percent in Derry over the past three months.

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Phil Coulter.

‘In the bottom of my heart and soul, Derry will always be home’

Phil Coulter will tonight perform at the Millennium Forum in his first public concert in the city for several years.

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