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Culmore security alert culprits condemned

Those behind an ongoing security alert in Culmore have “nothing to offer the community”, Sinn Fein’s Elisha McCallion has warned.

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Bus Eireann.

Bus Eireann Derry route threat to be raised in Dáil

The potential removal of a Derry to Dublin Bus Éireann service is expected to be raised in the Dáil today.

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Foyle People Before Profit candidate Eamon McCann. (Photo Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com)

Concerns Derry to Dublin bus service could be withdrawn

People Before Profit Assembly candidate Eamonn McCann has raised concerns over a reported threat to a key Derry to Dublin bus service with Irish Transport Minister Shane Ross.

Transport
Foyle Haven entrance, John Street.

Core funding call for Foyle Haven Day Centre

Councillors in Derry have been called upon to back a proposal calling for core funding for the Foyle Haven Day Centre.

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Matt Carthy pictured with Sinn Fein Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald.

United Ireland event to be staged in Derry

Sinn Fein MEP Matt Carthy is to host a discussion in Derry on the economic argument for a United Ireland.

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VIDEO - Brexit rally takes place between Derry and Donegal

A rally against Brexit took place on the border crossing between Derry and Bridgend Co. Donegal on Saturday morning.

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Independent Councillor Warren Robinson. DER1816GS029

Work to establish local Crisis Centre ongoing

Derry City and Strabane District Council has confirmed talks to establish a Crisis Intervention Centre are continuing.

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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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Foyle Assembly candidate Raymond McCartney.

Over 2,000 homeless on Derry housing list

Newly released figures reveal that there are now over 2,000 homeless applicants on the social housing waiting list in Derry area.

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Sinn F�in Councillor Tony Hassan, Councillor Sandra Duffy, Raymond McCartney and Elisha McCallion at the site of the proposed new retail outlet at the former B&Q site on the Buncrana Road.

Derry to get 80 new jobs says McCallion

Sinn Fein election candidate for Foyle, Elisha McCallion, has said up to 80 new jobs will be created at the former B&Q site near Buncrana Road.

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Members of  the Peace IV Partnership Board pictured following their meeting in St. Columb's Park House. Included are the Mayor Alderman Hilary McClintock and Sue Divin, manager of the Peace Programme with Derry City and Strabane District Council and Councillor Drew Thompson, Peace IV Partnership Board, Catherine Cooke, Chair, Building Positive Relations Steering Group. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 14.02.17

Delight as Council secured £6.1m EU Peace funding

Derry & Strabane Council have confirmed the European Union has offered £6.1m of funding for the local area under Peace IV.

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A campaigner protesting over the impact Brexit will have locally.

‘Go slow’ border protest planned

A major ‘Go Slow’ rally will take place at the border between Derry and Bridgend on Saturday to highlight the reality of what Brexit could mean for local people.

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People Before Profit's Eamonn McCann in his trademark leather coat

‘I’m wearing Bambi’: McCann

People Before Profit Assembly candidate Eamonn McCann has said he wears a jacket made of antelope skin.

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Registration to vote in Assembly elections closes at 5pm today

Registration to vote in Assembly elections closes at 5pm today

There are only hours left to register to vote in the upcoming Assembly elections.
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Gary Middleton (DUP) and Julia Kee (UUP).

Foyle election candidates get into row on Twitter

Two candidates seeking election in the Foyle constituency on March 2 had a very public row on Twitter on Monday.

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Martina Anderson, Sinn Fein MEP.

Pink Ladies praised for vital campaigning work

The Pink Ladies have been praised for their vital work in helping to secure cancer services for the north west.

Health
Dublin's Health Minister Simon Harris has given the green light for the use of cannabis in certain circumstances. Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Cannabis bill to be brought before Stormont

People Before Profit plan to bring a bill before Stormont calling for the legalisation of cannabis for medical use.

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Ulster Unionist leader Mike Nesbitt speaking on the BBCs Sunday Politics programme

Mike Nesbitt: I’ll transfer my vote to SDLP before unionists

Ulster Unionist leader Mike Nesbitt has said that after voting for his own party he will transfer to the SDLP ahead of other unionist candidates, triggering strong criticism from the DUP and TUV.

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The veterans' campaigners on a previous march. Their Derry parade is scheduled for Saturday March 4

Republican group plan to confront British army veterans in Derry

A republican group is calling for people to confront more than 100 British army veterans when they march through Derry next month.

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2.76 percent rate increase for Derry and Strabane

2.76 percent rate increase for Derry and Strabane

Derry City and Strabane District Council is to increase rates by 2.76 percent for the 2017/18 financial year.

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