Council staff attacked in Derry

A team of council workers repairing vandalised lights in the Galliagh area of Derry have been attacked by stone throwers.

Bottles and stones were thrown at the council employees as they were working in Linear Park on Tuesday afternoon.

Derry’s Mayor Colum Eastwood condemned the attack and said whoever was responsible “ need to realise they are giving the place a bad name.”

Full story in Friday’s Journal