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Translink prepares for introduction of new £1 coin

The new 12-sided £1 coin is coming into circulation on March 28 - and Translink has been preparing the way by recalibrating cash handling equipment and up-skilling staff.
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Belfast International Airport.

Work postponed on main road to Belfast International Airport

Roadworks on a main road used to access Belfast International Airport will not be taking place this weekend.

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Police are advising motorists to avoid the area.

One person hospitalised after four vehicle smash

One person has been hospitalised after a road traffic collision involving two lorries and two cars.

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Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard. (Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye)

Hazzard to look at Clady traffic ‘chaos’

Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has confirmed he is to start consultation with residents in Clady regarding HGV traffic.

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The funding will go towards a new boat.

Foyle Search & Rescue to use funding for new boat

Foyle Search & Rescue have welcomed grant aid of over £40,000 from the government.

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Hourly service to Derry from this summer.

Hourly train service to Derry ‘a positive step’

Rail campaigners from Into The West have welcomed the announcement by Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard that he has asked Translink to provide an hourly service from Derry to Belfast from this summer.

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Councillor Kevin Campbell attending  meeting  with Translink with Maeve McLaughlin and Councillor Colly Kelly.

Bus signage as Gaeilge proposal ‘great news’ for Derry - Colr.

Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard’s plans to consult on bilingual bus signage for Derry has been hailed as “great news” for the city.

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The car which was burnt out in Galliagh overnight.

Fire-fighters warn over ‘unacceptable’ attacks following Derry incident

Fire-fighters have spoken out after they came under attack from “a large crowd” while attending the scene of an arson attack in Galliagh.

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Independent Councillor Maurice Devenney, William Allen, Chairperson of Foyle Fold Tenants Association, local resident Denis Martin and Adrian McAuley, Secretary of the Limavady Road Residents' Association.

Residents seek action over drivers jumping red lights at crossing

Residents in the Limavady Road area have warned that drivers are frequently jumping red lights and speeding through the area, putting the lives of pedestrians at risk.

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Issues remain a problem in the Ivy Terrace area, Colr. Logue said.

No resolution found to Ivy Terrace issues

Sinn Féin Councillor Patricia Logue has spoken about the ongoing traffic problems facing residents in the Ivy Terrace area of Derry.

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Commercial and Marketing Manager, Charlene Shongo.

Over 10,000 expected at Derry airport

Over 10,000 passengers are expected to pass through City of Derry Airport over the festive period, it has been confirmed.

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City of Derry Airport.

EU approval for new Derry to London route

The European Commission has approved plans for a new government-backed route between City of Derry Airport and London.

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City of Derry Airport.

Airport website revamp as more passengers go mobile

City of Derry Airport has launched a totally revamped website ahead of the New Year.

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Derry’s new rail station: public consultation this week

Derry’s new rail station: public consultation this week

Local people have been invited to have their say on plans for the city’s new Transport Hub at the Old Waterside Station.

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Mark Durkan signing up to support the initiative.

Durkan gives his backing to ‘designated driver’ campaign

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has attended the Coca-Cola Christmas Parliamentary Reception at Westminster to support the annual ‘Designated Driver’ campaign.

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Campaign looks to improve safety for cyclists on the roads

Should drivers give way to cyclists when turning left?

Fresh calls have been made for changes to the Highway Code which could improve the safety for cyclists at road junctions.

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Taxi Meters must be in use by December 31.

Taxi meters being introduced by firms

Several taxi companies across Derry have begun using taxi meters from this week, with local users being advised to expect a slight increase in fares.

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The Derry line.

Translink apology amid Derry line ‘frustration’

Translink have said they understand the “frustration and disappointment” of local train passenger, but warned that disruption will continue until the end of the year.

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Three vehicles were involved in the incident.

Three vehicle crash on Glenshane Road

Police are currently in attendance at a three vehicle rtc on the Glenshane Road, between Derry and the Claudy turn-off.

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Madam's Bank Road in Derry.

Youths targeting cars ‘could cause fatalities’ on busy road

Youths attacking cars along one of Derry’s busiest roads could result in someone being killed, a local Councillor has warned.

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