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Translink Dublin buses operating as Bus Eireann staff go on strike

A Translink spokesperson has advised those travelling from Derry to Dublin that their Goldline services are continuing to operate today as Bus Éireann staff go on strike.

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Artist Louise Walsh with some of her designs for the sculpture.

Green light at last for Factory Girls sculpture

Planners have given the green light for the long-awaited Factory Girls sculpture to be constructed behind the city’s Guildhall.

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The proposals for a flats complex at the site.

New Derry flats complex given go ahead

A new social housing flats complex is to be constructed in the Argyle Terrace/ Gander’s Neck area of Derry.

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The clothing company plan to open a 'store within a store' in Derry's Poundland on Ferryquay Street.

New Pep&Co clothing ‘store within a store’ coming to Derry’s Poundland

A popular high strand fashion company has announced it is to open one of its first Northern Ireland outlets within Poundland in Derry City Centre.

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Reginald Diamond (Picture supplied by family)

Man killed in Coleraine accident named

Police have confirmed that the man injured following a single vehicle road traffic collision on the Curragh Road in Coleraine yesterday morning has died from his injuries.

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Exhibits, including flags flown from the top of Rossville Street flats in 1969, on display at the newly refurbished Free Derry Museum. DER0717GS025

Free Derry Museum funding boost

The recently redeveloped Museum of Free Derry is to get almost £80,000 in funding to develop a venue for schools and groups involved in conflict resolution.

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Sinn Fein Councillor Colly Kelly has raised concerns over the time frame for people receiving their passports.

Passport woes spark call for office in Derry

Fresh calls have been made for an Irish Passport Office north of the border to be located in Derry due to the impact of a surge in applications post-Brexit.

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Templemore Sports Complex to shut down for three weeks

Templemore Sports Complex to shut down for three weeks

Templemore Sports Complex is to close for three weeks this summer to allow for maintenance works.

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Mark H Durkan.

Public urged to respond to bilingual Derry bus consultation

SDLP Foyle MLA Mark H Durkan has urged local people to contribute to new consultation which could lead to bilingual bus destination signage across Derry.

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Sinn Fein's Kevin Campbell, Maeve McLaughlin and Colly Kelly have been campaigning for Irish language signage.

Bilingual bus signage proposed for Derry services

Sinn Féin Councillor Kevin Campbell has welcomed Translink’s launch of public consultation on piloting the display of bilingual Irish and English destination signage in Derry.

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L to R, Amy Kieran, BITC, Gary Kane for Action Mental Health and Lauren McAreavey  from Firstsource Solutions launch the new Mental Health Toolkit, which has been rolled out to employees in Derry.

Firstsource roll out mental health toolkit

One of Derry’s largest employers has rolled out a toolkit to help in tackling mental health in the workplace.

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Richard Kilner, Managing Director, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania European Investment Office (l) and Joseph Burke, Deputy Secretary for International Business Development, Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development, pictured with Derry City & Strabane District Council Investment Manager Rosalind Young.

Talks over Pennsylvania expansion potential for local firms

Business representatives from Pennsylvania have said there could be major opportunities for Derry-based businesses to expand into what has become one of the world’s largest economies.

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Sinn Fein Councillor Mickey Cooper.

Pennsylvania business team visit

A delegation from the Pennsylvania State Government’s Office of International Business Development is expected to address Derry & Strabane councillors this afternoon about strengthening economic ties.

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Artist Louise Walsh with some of her designs for the sculpture.

Factory Girls artist ‘moved’ by decision

The artist at the helm of the ‘Factory Girls’ project has said she was moved that councillors unanimously agreed to challenge planning permission for the work being refused.

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City of Derry Airport.

Cheap flights from Derry to London up for grabs

The are flights from City of Derry Airport to London for as little as £29.

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A screenshot of the Slemish House Spa and Retreat swimming pool on the luxurylet website

Private airstrip for exclusive ‘£850 per night’ spa retreat near Slemish

The owners of an ultra-exclusive retreat and spa near Slemish have received planning permission for their own private airstrip!

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Sammy pictured wth his parents Edna and Tony (Ringo) in Derry several years ago.

Mother speaks of impact of emigration

A Derry mother has spoken of the impact of having four sons emigrate from Derry to take up opportunities abroad.

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Bus drivers take action against threat to free school transport

Bus drivers take action against threat to free school transport

Bus drivers from Derry have launched a new campaign against proposals to start charging parents for school transport.

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Foyle Fairtrade are urging people to bring the campaign into homes.

Events planned to celebrate city’s Fair Trade status

A series of events will be staged in Derry this week to mark the city’s third anniversary since becoming a Fairtrade City, with local people now urged to bring the movement into their own homes.

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The Guildhall Derry.

Council efficiencies lead to £1.3m surplus

Derry City & Strabane District Council has saved over £1.3m through efficiencies over the first 10 months of the current financial year.

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