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Heroes prevent over 3,000 tragedies

Foyle Search and Rescue have been hailed as Derry’s heroes as it was confirmed the charity has now saved over 350 lives in emergency operations and has taken action to help to prevent over 3,000 deaths by suicide since its foundation.

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Archeologists searching materials from along and below the shoreline beside Greencastle Golf Club.

Post-Ice Age Inishowen findings to go on display

Artefacts created by some earliest known humans in Ireland are to go on display close to where they were discovered in Inishowen.

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Group pictured at the launch of the County Donegal Heritage Week Event Guide in the County Museum.

Events across Inishowen for Heritage Week

Events will be staged right across Inishowen over the coming days as part of the County Donegal Heritage Week.

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The walked is being staged to help retired greyhounds find homes.

Greyhound Walk in Derry

A Greyhound Walk will take place in Derry next weekend to highlight the need for more homes for retired greyhounds.

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The plans include a new by-pass at Dungiven.

Vesting order for A6 to include Dungiven by-pass

A vesting order to acquire land for dualling of the A6 between Dungiven and Drumahoe will come into effect in September, it has been confirmed.

Transport
Lycia Trouton with some of the pieces from the Lycia Trouton at the Central Library.

Stitching together the north’s Troubled past

A major art project featuring the names of thousands of victims of the Troubles woven onto hundreds of linen handkerchiefs has gone on display at the Central Library in Derry.

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Tony Hassan pictured looking over the plans for Ballynagard.

Ballynagard traffic calming welcomed

Sinn Féin Councillor Tony Hassan has welcomed confirmation that traffic calming measures are now installed on the Lower Ballynagard Road in Culmore.

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Arson attack in local parkland

Arson attack in local parkland

Local councillors have condemned those responsible for a fire at a parkland in Derry over the weekend.

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There has been a record number of transactions over the three months to June. (file pic: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire)

Average house price drops to under £120k

The average house prices in Derry and Strabane has dropped by several thousand pounds over recent months, a new study has found.

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An artist's impression of how the Maritime Museum will loomk when completed.

Political impasse delays Maritime Museum plans

The political stalemate at Stormont is delaying efforts to secure the funding needed to start work on Derry’s planned new Maritime Museum.

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Tania Hary, an Israeli-US citizen and the executive director of Israeli human rights organisation Gisha, pictured in Derry.

Plight of people in Gaza takes centre stage at Gasyard Festival

A leading human rights expert has told an audience in Derry that the humanitarian crisis in Gaza is being exacerbated by the continued restrictions on movement imposed by the Israeli government.

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SDLP Councillor Angela Dobbins.

Gas for Culmore welcomed

SDLP councillor Angela Dobbins has urged local people to take advantage of new gas systems being installed in the Culmore area.

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Michael Canavan pictured beside the signs in Muff, County Donegal.

‘Why does the Wild Atlantic Way end at Muff, not Derry?’

A local man has questioned why the Wild Atlantic Way tourist trail ends abruptly at Muff and does not continue on to Derry.

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Foyle Sinn F�in MLA Karen Mullan ,Tina Burke, Michelle Weir, Donna Hutton

Festival initiative for children with Autism in Derry welcomed by MLA

Sinn Féin Foyle MLA Karen Mullan has welcomed a new initiative to provide a quiet space for children with Autism to be part of festivals in the city over the summer.

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Sinn Fein Councillor Patricia Logue.

Killea cemetery included in grass cutting rota - Logue

Sinn Féin Councillor Patricia Logue has welcomed the inclusion of the historic Killea Cemetery in the council’s grass cutting rota.

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The River Foyle.

River searches ongoing in recovery mission

The family of a man missing after entering the River 
Foyle have urged anyone searching for him to coordinate through Foyle Search and Rescue.

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SDLP Councillor Shauna Cusack.

NSPCC fundraisers are genuine - SDLP councillor

SDLP councillor Shauna Cusack has advised that the people calling on doors in Derry stating that they are representing the NSPCC are genuine.

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The graffiti which appeared overnight opposite the entrance to Foyle Arena in Derry's Waterside.

DUP condemn ‘Fenians Out’ graffiti

The DUP have condemned sectarian ‘Fenians Out’ graffiti daubed on a wall along the Limavady Road.

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Gregory Campbell (DUP)

‘We are not leaving our own nation state’

DUP MP Gregory Campbell has said that there is not going to be any united Ireland in a response to a new report stating that groundwork should begin for a future referendum.

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File photo dated 02/10/2007 of Tesco carrier bags in a shopping trolley. Photo credit: Ali Waggie/PA Wire

Tesco to scrap 5p plastic bags in favour of 10p bags for life

From the end of August single use plastic bags will no longer be available in Tesco stores in Northern Ireland.

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