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Muff Centra staff delighted for 250,000 Euros Lottery winner

The owners of Centra in Muff have said they are delighted after one of their customers scooped E250,000 in the Irish Lotto at the weekend.

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Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary

IN FULL: List of Ryanair cancellations

Dublin-based airline Ryanair has published a full list of flights it has had to cancel due to the over-allocation of pilots' holidays.

Transport
Serious accident closes Derry to Belfast road

Serious accident closes Derry to Belfast road

The main Derry to Belfast road has been closed this morning following a serious road traffic collision in the Drumahoe area.

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Caw Roundabout : call for traffic lights to offset ‘bottleneck’

The Department of Infrastructure has been asked to provide clarity over plans to deal with congestion at Caw Roundabout.

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Single vehicle crash: road closed

Single vehicle crash: road closed

A stretch of road in County Tyrone has been closed following a single vehicle road traffic collision this morning.

Transport
Altnagelvin Hospital

Warning local people will die if health cuts plan implemented

Proposals aimed at cutting £12.5m from the health budget will result in patients dying, if implemented, shocked Councillors warned the Western Health Trust’s Board last night.

Health
Institute FC have launched an appeal for help after floods ripped through its ground

Derry flood victims cannot be second class citizens

Victims of the severe Derry floods have been unable to access help from the Emergency Financial Assistance Scheme, it has emerged.

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Slippery Castle Gate response ‘disappointing’

Slippery Castle Gate response ‘disappointing’

SDLP Foyle MLA Mark H Durkan has expressed disappointment at the response by Transport NI to his request to look into safety aspects of the flagstones around Castle Gate.

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The Quay along the River Foyle during the Maritime Festival  in 2016. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 10.07.16

2018 Maritime Festival facing potential funding shortfall

Derry & Strabane Council could face a shortfall in funding for the Maritime Festival following the suspension of a Tourism Northern Ireland events programme.

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Derry and Belfast will launch their joint bid to be European Capital of Culture 2023 today.

Joint European Capital bid can only be Belfast or Derry

Derry & Strabane could miss out on being officially named European Capital of Culture after those behind the joint bid with Belfast confirmed only one city can be awarded the official title.

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Derry.

Almost 130 business premises lying empty in Derry’s city centre

A survey has revealed that there are now almost 130 empty businesses properties in Derry’s city centre.

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Santa flys over the crowd with the help of the Fire and Rescue Service during the Christmas Lights Switch on in Derry in 2016. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 17.11.16

Festive bar, Bjorn the Bear and Santa arriving for Derry’s Christmas 2017

A winter themed Christmas market and bar, a life-sized animatronic bear and film projections in the city centre are all planned for this year’s festive season in Derry.

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Pictured announcing a major Job Fair coming to the Millennium Forum on 21 September are (L-R): Rachel Shiels, Department for Communities; Nicola Ferguson, Everglades Hotel; and Eileen McGrinder, Derry City & Strabane District Council. (Photo by Lorcan Doherty)

New Jobs Fair in Derry recruiting for up to 200 vacancies

Local people looking for work have been advised that a major Job Fair with around 200 vacancies is being held in Derry on Thursday, September 21.

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Sinead McLaughlin, Chamber of Commerce, pictured previously with Philip Gilliland Catalyst Inc board director, and Aiofe McHale Visit Derry at the official launch of Catalyst Inc at North West Innovation Centre. (�/Lorcan Doherty Photography)

New Derry Advanced Manufacturing Centre

Fort George based Catalyst Inc has launched a new North West Centre for Advanced Manufacturing.

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Award-winning actress and activist, Joanna Lumley OBE speaking after an event marking the 20th Anniversary of Children in Crossfire, in the Millennium Forum yesterday afternoon.  DER3717GS015

Joanna Lumley says people should reject Irish border return

Actress Joanna Lumley has urged people to make it clear they will not accept any border on the island of Ireland.

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‘We don’t want to turn William Street into a Portrush in the Bogside’

‘We don’t want to turn William Street into a Portrush in the Bogside’

Derry & Strabane councillors have refused to allow a gaming business in the city centre to move into another premises on the same street.

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Inglot set to open Derry store

Inglot set to open Derry store

Global make-up brand Inglot are set to open their second store north of the border in Derry later this month.

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Get ready for an unforgettable Culture Night across the city

Get ready for an unforgettable Culture Night across the city

A cornucopia of culture is on the cards this September as Culture Night makes its welcome return to the city on September 22, with a packed programme of over 40 free events to enjoy.

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Discount store approved for Crescent Link

Discount store approved for Crescent Link

The applicant behind a planned new discount retail outlet at Crescent Link has expressed delight after finally being given the go-ahead for the project.

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Mark H Durkan

Call for free childcare allowance increase

SDLP MLA Mark H Durkan has said that increasing the basic allowance of free childcare available to working parents would have a “transformative effect” on the lives of children and their families.

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