Opening date confirmed for The Range in Derry

The Range have now confirmed the date for the opening of its new Derry superstore.

One of the fire dancers performs during the Awakening of The Walls in Derry back in 2016 as the City celebrates the 30th year of the annual Halloween festival. Picture Martin McKeown. 28.10.16

Call for reps for new Derry & Strabane Culture Strategy

Arts and community groups across Derry and Strabane are being urged to put forward representatives to help shape a new Arts & Culture Strategy.

Lillian Seenoi, projects director, with Tshamano Mushapho, chairman of North West Migrants Forum pictured recently after receving a funding boost from Big Lottery.

‘Wonderful spirit’ of Derry to be celebrated

The North West Migrants Forum have extend an invitation for a special event to mark the “wonderful spirit and generosity of Derry and its people.”

Foyle MP Mark Durkan joining Northern Ireland campaigners at the WASPI meeting in the Fir Trees Hotel, Strabane. Also pictured is SDLP West Tyrone MLA Daniel McCrossan.

‘No placid acceptance’ - Durkan

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has said Tory ministers must understand that Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI) campaigners in north will not accept their pension entitlements being withheld.

The former Austins Department store at the Diamond.

New restoration and retail plans for Austins

An application to restore and refurbish Derry’s historic Austin’s building has been lodged with planners.

A used car outlet

WARNING after local woman LOSES £4000 on fake used car sales website

Trading Standards Service (TSS) has asked people to be vigilant when considering online purchases after a Belfast woman lost money on a fake used car sales website.
Photo: Kevin Campbell, Eimear Gillen, Liam Strawbridge, Luke Harkin and Megan Canavan of the  Scattr app.

Derry graduates’ groundbreaking app going viral

A young Derry start-up is making waves with a new ‘Pass the Parcel’ app.

Sitting l-r: Union representative Niall McCarroll, Sinead Millar, Rainbow Rehoming Centre,Caroline Gillespie (Unison) and Anna Roe (First Housing Support Worker). Back: Kathleen Bradley and Shaun Harkin (Unison) and Rosemary Bradley (First Housing Floating Support Worker).

Anger over impact of funding cuts to vulnerable housing services

Local people working in various housing support services for vulnerable people have expressed anger over fresh budget cuts, staff shortages and pay freezes.

Foyle College Junior School, Northland Road Derry

400 years of Foyle College exhibition proving a big hit with visitors

A new exhibition looking back of 400 years of Derry’s oldest school is proving to be an extremely popular attraction, staff at the Siege Museum have said.

Sean Boyle (left) and Kathleen Bradley (right) were among those who attended the recent meeting in Derry.

Cuts to Supporting People challenged

Unison representatives in Derry have called for a recent cut to housing support services for vulnerable people to be reversed.

Members of the Councils Planning Committee and officers from Derry City and Strabane District Council pictured taking a tour of the Ebrington site recently.

Work progressing at key Ebrington buildings

Work to transform a number of key buildings at Ebrington is under way, with the site remaining “a key element” of the city’s future growth, Council officials have said.

Pictured announcing the plans with a couple of 4-legged friends are l-r Translink Ulsterbus Inspector Philip James,  passenger Sam Geary, Translink NI Railways Route Manager Gemma McMurray, Rhonda Geary, RUAS Operations Director, Translink NI Railways Line Supervisor Mark Glover and passenger Judith Duncan. Photo by Aaron McCracken/ Harrisons

Special transport arrangements put in place from Derry to Balmoral Show

Special bus, coach and rail services are being organised from Derry to the Balmoral Show next month.

Sinn Fein Councillor Eric McGinley.

Men’s Shed for Glenview

Sinn Féin Councillor Eric McGinley has welcomed funding for a Men’s Shed and Innovation Hub at Glenview Community Centre in Derry.

Christopher Jackson

Approval for Clondermott School site plans welcomed

Sinn Féin Councillor Christopher Jackson has welcomed planning approval for a raft of developments on the old Clondermot School in the Waterside.

�/Lorcan Doherty Photography - 23rd February February 2017. 

Pictured at the International Fund for Ireland Board Meeting in County Donegal are Board Members: Billy Gamble, Paddy Harte, Dr Adrian Johnston (Chairman of the Fund), Dorothy Clarke, Allen McAdam, Siobhan Fitzpatrick and Hilary Singleton.

Photo Lorcan Doherty Photography

Windfall for Derry marginalised youth employment projects

Over £200,000 has been awarded to two Derry projects aiming to help young people develop skills and gain employment.

Garda� can now stop and test motorists they suspect of driving under the influence of drugs.

Gardaí can now test motorists for drugs at the roadside

Gardaí can now test motorists whom they suspect of driving under the influence of drugs at the roadside.

The charger has the potential to overheat.

Xbox chargers recalled due to safety fears

A range of chargers for XBOX ONE Video Game Controllers have been recalled by the manufacturer due to their potential to overheat.

The Freedom Refreshment deal is set to give Tayto a major foothold in the GB vending market

Expansion at Tayto group with multi-million GB deal

Iconic Northern Ireland business Tayto has set its sights on significant expanion into the GB market with the acquisition of Yorkshire-based vending solutions company, Freedom Refreshments Ltd.

Experts believe the pound could rise to �1.20.

Pound to keep RISING against Euro say experts

The Pound will continue to rise against the Euro throughout April, experts predict.

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