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Derry shopping centre targeted in robbery

The owner of one of several businesses targeted during a shopping centre robbery in Derry has said the thieves even stole tips earned by staff.

Crime
Foyle Sailability are based at both Foyle Marina in Derry and Greencastle.

Foyle Sailability seeking more volunteers

Local people have urged to consider volunteering for a cross-border organisation giving local people with disabilities the chance to take part in water-based activities.

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Shower head  (Ian Nicholson/PA Wire)

Automatic shower units to help flush out Legionella risk at sport centres

Automatic flushing shower units are set to be installed at local Council sports pavilions as part of Legionella risk control measures.

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The Nazareth House former care home.

Last chance to visit Nazareth House home

Local people will get their final chance to visit the former Nazareth House nursing home next weekend when it opens its doors for Culture Night.

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Caw Roundabout. DER3115GS29

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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The NSPCC is hoping more volunteers will help them deliver the programme to more children.

NSPCC calls for more local volunteers to deliver child safety project

Over 9,000 children in the west have been given advice on how to get help if they are living with the threat of abuse or neglect.

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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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SDLP Councillor Shauna Cusack pictured in the area.

New measures to tackle nuisance and noise in Strand Road area planned

SDLP councillor Shauna Cusack said she is facilitating the installation of further measures to deal with long-term noise and nuisance issues at an area along Strand Road.

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A video snapshot of a previous event in the Czech Republic.

World Eye Contact experiment to be staged in Derry

People from across the North West are being urged to take part in a global event next week which involves strangers holding eye contact in silence.

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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.

Business
Youths urged to be mindful of behaviour

Youths urged to be mindful of behaviour

Creggan Sinn Féin Councillor Kevin Campbell has appealed to young people socialising there to be mindful of the impact their behaviour is having on older residents in the area.

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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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First ever Zero Waste North West Festival in Derry

First ever Zero Waste North West Festival in Derry

Zero Waste North West are to host their first ever festival in Derry this weekend.

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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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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, speaks at a press conference in the City Hotel yesterday morning. DER3717GS008

Floods a lesson in ecology for U.S. govt. - Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama has said the floods across the US is a lesson for the government there about the importance of ecology.

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Cross bow arrow found in dead rabbit at Gransha Park

Cross bow arrow found in dead rabbit at Gransha Park

Police in Derry are appealing for information after a report of arrows being found in the grounds of Gransha Park on Tuesday last, September 5.

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Sinn Fein Councillor Tony Hassan at Culmore Country Park

Culmore Park consultation to get under way

Sinn Féin Councillor Tony Hassan is calling on residents to air their views on what they want to see within Culmore Country Park.

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Councillors back residents and refuse permission for changes to homes on ‘one of our most beautiful streets’

Councillors back residents and refuse permission for changes to homes on ‘one of our most beautiful streets’

Derry & Strabane councillors have sided with residents and gone against a Planning recommendation to allow two buildings to be changed into homes of multiple occupancy in “one of our most beautiful streets.”

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One of the exhibits whoch was featured at the former Workhouse Museum. (2309PG12)

Flats plan for former Derry Workhouse

Derry & Strabane Council have approved planning permission to convert part of the old Waterside Workhouse Museum into flats.

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