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Schoolchildren learn of ‘sexting’ dangers

Young people in Derry and Strabane have been working on a new campaign to raise awareness of the risks of sending explicit text messages.

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Sinn Fein Councillor Patricia Logue.

Safety railings plan for St John’s P.S.

Sinn Féin Councillor Patricia Logue has said new safety railings are to be installed outside St Johns Primary on Bligh’s Lane .

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Some of the youth who got involved with the European Youth Capital project.

£1.8m secured for Year of Youth

A total of £1.8m has been secured towards a new, year-long Year of Youth programme for young people in Derry & Strabane.

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School bus drivers from Derry will be protesting over the proposals.

Derry bus drivers to protest over threat to free school transport

Local bus drivers are to gather in Derry today for the launch of a campaign against proposed school bus charges.

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Siobhan heaney has been nominated for the Aldi Community Games Golden Jubilee Volunteer Award.

Siobhan ‘honoured’ by Community Games Jubilee Volunteer nomination

Derry woman Siobhan Heaney said she is deeply honoured at being nominated for the Community Games Golden Jubilee ‘Volunteer of the Year Award’ after 22 years of sterling work locally.

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Derry's top YouTuber Adam Beales.

Derry’s top ‘YouTuber’ Adam hitting his targets

Derry’s top YouTuber, Adam Beales, has spoken of how his channel helped him gain the confidence to go for and secure the position of Head Boy at St. Columb’s College.

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Kat Healy and Darren O'Reilly, who both work with young people across a range of platforms, are conducting the research.

Youth emigration research result “frightening”

The team behind a new pilot study examining youth attitudes towards emigration have said they are shocked by the results.

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Past pupils help to inspire future generations at Oakgrove

Students at Oakgrove Integrated College were treated to a series of workshops last Friday led by past pupils from several different integrated colleges, including Oakgrove IC’s past pupils Treasa Harkin, Amy Webster, Rachel Donaghey and Megan Stevenson.

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The team from Sweden who visited St Mary's College recently. Photo: Stephen Latimer Photography.

St Mary’s College welcomes teachers from top Swedish school

Eight educationalists from a private school near Malmö in southern Sweden travelled all the way from Sweden to visit St Mary’s College, Derry, recently.

Education
Grainne Kelly at St Patricks school Pennyburn as part of the #ILoveYouEnough Campaign with Eamon Devlin. (Picture Bernard Ward)

‘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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