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Plans to improve quality of life

Derry City and Strabane District Council is seeking feedback from the public to its recently published draft Performance Improvement Plan for 2017/18.

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The deadline to register to vote is just days away

General Election 2017: Deadline looming on voter registration

If you haven't registered to vote in next month's General Election you'd better get your skates on.
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Sinn Fein Councillor Mickey Cooper.

Hatmore and Kylemore on list for lighting upgrade

Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Cooper has welcomed confirmation that the Hatmore and Kylemore areas of the city are to be placed on the list for a street lighting upgrade.

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Sinn Fein Councillor Mickey Cooper.

Belmont footpaths upgrade to take place over coming year

Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Cooper has welcomed confirmation that the pavements around the Belmont area are to be upgraded over the coming year.

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Destined members and staff pictured back in March before heading to Belfast to protest against a hard border.

Candidates present before Destined

Some of the candidates standing in the Foyle Westminster election are visiting people with disabilities in the run up to the election on June 8.

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Anti-Brexit campaigners dressed as customs officers, protest outside Stormont in Belfast recently.

‘High stakes game’ going on over future of border

The Border Communities Against Brexit campaign has warned that a “high stakes” game is being played out over the Irish border.

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SDLP Councillor Shauna Cusack.

Bulky lifts organised across Foyleside ward

SDLP Councillor Shauna Cusack has advised local people of a series of bulky lifts across Foyleside next week.

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SDLP Councillor Angela Dobbins.

Culmore traffic ‘humps’ measures welcomed

SDLP Councillor Angela Dobbins has welcomed Transport NI plans to install traffic calming measures on the Ballynagard Road in Culmore.

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Mark Durkan pictured with Enda Kenny.

Durkan pays tribute to Kenny as he steps down

SDLP Foyle Westminster candidate Mark Durkan has paid tribute to Enda Kenny as he steps down as leader of Fine Gael.

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The IRSP monument in the City Cemetery.

Volunteers and Hunger Strike commemoration in Derry this weekend

The IRSP in Derry will be staging a Hunger Strike and North West Volunteers Commemoration this weekend.

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Sinn Fein MEP Martina Anderson and UKIP MEP James Carver.

WATCH: Martina Anderson stands up to UKIP MEP James Carver

Sinn Fein MEP and Derry woman didn't pull her punches when she stood up to UKIP MEP James Carver in Brussels on Wednesday.

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Mark H Durkan

Foyle MLA Durkan reveals alleged proxy vote irregularities

A former Executive minister has called for tighter checks on people applying for proxy votes, alleging that he is aware of two different types of underhand practice in his own constituency.

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The car which was damaged by joyriders on Friday night.

Joyriders in Derry told to ‘catch yourselves on’

A city councillor has warned that joyriders need to “catch themselves on” after damage was caused to a parked car on Circular Road yesterday.

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Foyle Westminster candidate Mark Durkan. DER1815MC134

Dementia ‘will be 21st Century’s biggest killer’

SDLP Foyle Westminster candidate has warned that dementia is on course to be the biggest killer of the century.

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Some of the tablets found in the city centre at the weekend.

Drugs discovered near local school

A Derry councillor has warned that there could have been horrific consequences if a child had come across prescription drugs discovered close to a primary school.

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Mattresses previously dumped in a laneway off Lone Moor Road.

Over 100 mattresses a week being dumped into landfill

A new mattress recycling scheme is being considered for Derry as it emerged over 100 mattresses a week are being dumped into landfill here.

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Foyle SDLP MP Mark Durkan. DER1815MC134

Mark Durkan lifts peace-building award

SDLP Foyle Westminster candidate, Mark Durkan, has received a joint peace and reconciliation award with David Trimble.

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The damaged gas mains units outside St Mary's Scouts Club, Creggan.

Gang on wrecking spree at Scouts Hall complex

Gas units have been damaged in the latest in a series of anti-social episodes outside a Scouts Hall and adjoining premises in Derry.

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St Joseph's Parish Hall in Galliagh.

Concerns raised over Parish Hall future

A group of parishioners have expressed fears that they will not have access their parish centre for bingo and other activities when it reopens following maintenance works.

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ITV Political Editor, Robert Peston and British Prime Minister, Theresa May.

VIDEO: Jeremy Corbyn gatecrashes Theresa May on Facebook Live

Labour party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, gatecrashed a Facebook Live interview with British Prime Minister, Theresa May on Monday.

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