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‘Bubble-Bum’ founder joins kids to launch driver distraction campaign

The founder of Derry business Bubble-Bum has joined forces with local schoolchildren to launch a major new road safety initiative .

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Lumen Christi are ‘best in class’ at Northern Ireland Science Festival

Students from Lumen Christi have been celebrating this week after winning a University Challenge style competition at the Northern Ireland Science Festival.

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Alison Mitchell, Customer Services Manager, Bank of Ireland UK Strand Road, visiting student designers Jodie Cox and Hannah Kehoe, from St Cecilias College, Derry, after they secured a place in the Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture Northern Regional Final which takes place in the Millenium Forum on March 6.. Modelling the outfit Paper Dreams' is fellow student Laura Glowicka. Photo Lorcan Doherty Photography

St Cecilia’s girls secure place in Junk Kouture final

Student designers Jodi Cox and Hannah Kehoe, from St Cecilia’s College, Derry, have secured a place in the Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture northern regional final which takes place at the city’s Millenium Forum on March 6.

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The new car park at Culmore Primary School.

Car park for Culmore P.S. off busy main road welcomed

Sinn Féin councillor Tony Hassan has welcomed the completion of a new car park at Culmore Primary School off the busy Culmore Road .

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Lumen Christi are ‘best in class’ at STEM competition

Lumen Christi are ‘best in class’ at STEM competition

Students from Derry’s Lumen Christi College proved to be the ‘best in class’ during a major competition at Belfast’s Titanic Centre last week.

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Young people taking part in the Amnesty International Project at Eden Arts.

Local youths highlight child labour

Pilots Row Youth Club has created a series of art works to help highlight child exploitation in the global manufacturing industry.

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A teenager on their mobile

'Help us keep kids safe online' appeal Northern Ireland teachers

Local teachers have backed police calls for parents to talk to their children about staying safe online.
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Education Minister Peter Weir.

Fears over future of youth sector jobs in deprived areas

Over a dozen youth services across Derry and Limavady could be at risk if funding is not ring fenced for them , local politicians have claimed.

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A little genius

Five ways to make your child a creative genius

Congratulations! Your child is already a creative genius by virtue of being human. Humans are far more creative than any other species.

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Lisneal College, Derry.

Gritting at Derry school approved

Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has agreed to start routinely gritting the route serving Lisneal College in Derry.

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NASUWT rally

NASUWT announce details of their second day of NI strike action

The largest teachers' union in Northern Ireland has today issued notice to employers of the second day of rolling strike action on 31 January 2017.
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Sandra Biddle. (2203PG18)

Local people get New Year honours

The founder of Foyle School of Speech and Drama Sandra Biddle has been awarded an MBE by Queen Elizabeth II.

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Children from Strathfoyle Nursery School pictured in their pyjamas and with teddys at the event.

Bedtime stories in Strathfoyle

Students, staff and parents from Strathfoyle Nursery School were recently entertained by enchanting tales at the ‘Big Bedtime Read’ event.

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Left to right: Glyn Roberts, Colleges NI Chair; Junior Minister Alastair Ross MLA; Daniel Gallagher � student from NWRC, Overall Winner; Leo Murphy, Principal NWRC, Gerry Campbell, Colleges NI CEO; John Friel, FSB NI Regional Chair

Business world wakes up to Daniel’s potential

A student from North West Regional College (NWRC) has been named as the overall winner in the 2016 Future 
Student of Business 
awards.

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Jenni Doherty, Little Acorns Bookstore with St Paul's Primary School, Slievemore Year 7 pupils Clara O'Hagan and Tiernan McGrory.

St Paul’s old library books to get new lease of life across the world

Staff and pupils from St Paul’s Primary and Nursery School in Derry have ensured hundreds of old story books will get a new lease of life with the help of Derry bookshop Little Acorns.

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Louis Christopher Kerr from St. Columbs College in Derry~Londonderry pictured with (L-R) Bernie McLaughlin, Foyle Film Festival, Michael Bond, City of Derry Crystal, Paul Doherty, Brunswick Moviebowl and Ingrid Arthurs, CCEA

Awards celebrate young Derry filmmakers

Two of Derry’s most promising young filmmakers were celebrated last week at the annual CCEA Moving Image Arts Showcase and Awards ceremony, in association with Foyle Film Festival.

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Derry & Strabane and Donegal have come together to drive forward the north west, and to help overcome challenges including Brexit.

Derry & Donegal forge strongest ever partnership ahead of Brexit

A new initiative involving an unprecedented level of cross-border co-operation could drive down unemployment levels across Derry, Donegal and Strabane to the national average or even below it for the first time ever, Derry’s council chief has said.

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Jude Mc Laughlin, second from left, a student on the Higher Level Apprentice in Accounting who has  completed his Level 4 Certificate for Accounting Technicians exams in May and has been placed 10th overall in Ireland. Included are, NWRC staff,  Galvin Dobson, Gregory Gorman , Patricia Lyttle and Annemarie Deehan from the Business, Hospitality,  Tourism and Performing Arts department.  Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com.

NWRC accountancy student in top 10 nationally after exam results

A student on the Higher Level Apprenticeship in Accounting at Derry’s North West Regional College has been recognised in a list of the top 10 students in Ireland, following the results of the exams he sat earlier this year.

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Lisneal College, Derry.

Minister to probe gritting near Lisneal College

Minister Chris Hazzard has agreed to investigate the feasibility of gritting a route serving Lisneal College in the Waterside area of Derry.

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