Roe Valley

Roe Valley

Limavady set for Fleadh-tastic times

Thousands of people are expected in Limavady this weekend for the 2017 County Derry Fleadh, an event organisers say provides a great opportunity to show the town at its very best.

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Sinn Fein councillor Brenda Chivers.

Speed concerns on busy road to Dungiven

A Sinn Fein councillor has called on police to conduct an operation that “could possibly save a life” on a busy stretch of road leading to Dungiven.

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SDLP East Derry candidate Stephanie Quigley

SDLP select Quigley to run in East Derry

SDLP councillor Stephanie Quigley has been selected to represent the party in the forthcoming Westminster Election.

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Benone Beach

Annual ‘Walk for Diabetes’ at Benone beach

Limavady Support Group is hosting their popular Walk for Diabetes at Benone Beach this weekend and urges the public to join them.

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Just one ticket was issued in Dungiven in the first quarter of 2017

Colr: No need for traffic wardens in Dungiven

A Sinn Fein councillor believes there is no need for traffic wardens in Dungiven after figures revealed only one parking ticket was issued in the town during the first three months of this year.

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The information session is on June 6 from 11am until 1pm.

Local charity Kinship Care NI comes to Limavady

Are you a grandparent, sibling, aunt, uncle or family friend caring for a relatives child full time? Would you like advice and support?

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Leo McCloskey, HOPE Limavady with Monsignor Bryan McCanny, Orla Ward from ONeills and Colly Hartin from Cohesion Computer Systems and the Case family.

Places for HOPE camp fill up inside four hours

The phenomenal success of HOPE Limavady shows no signs of abating, with all 300 places for the faith-based camp filled in four hours.

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Nelson McGonagle (second left) presents a cheque totalling �4000 to terry McNamee from  MS (Foyle) and Malcolm Stuart from Macmillan Cancer at Roe Park Hotel. Also pictured is Margaret McGonagle.

Limavady man uses his love of old photos for charity

Limavady man Nelson McGonagle has been collecting photos of people and places in the Roe Valley for the last 10 years.

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Sinn Fein councillor Dermot Nicholl and former Sinn fein MLA Cathal O'hOisin

Sinn Fein’s Dermot Nicholl to stand in Westminster Election

A councillor from Greysteel is to stand as a Sinn Féin candidate in June’s general election.

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Sinn Fein councillor Brenda Chivers.

Sinn Fein delegation meet with Parades Commission

A Sinn Fein delegation met with the Parades Commission on Tuesday about issues in Limavady during the marching season.

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Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Alderman Maura Hickey, helps to launch the Volunteers Week Vintage Tea Parties with Ruth McNeill from Causeway Volunteer Centre, Mary McNickle from Causeway Volunteer Centre, Ashleen Schenning from Limavady Volunteer Centre and Catherine Farrimond from Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council.

‘Thank you’ party for Roe Valley volunteers

A vintage tea party is being held in Limavady to mark Volunteers’ Week, organised by Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, in collaboration with Causeway Volunteer Centre and Limavady Volunteer Centre, as a way to thank local volunteers.

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Susan Donaghy of Susie Blue. Photo: Conor Kerr

Derry band ‘Susie Blue’ set to play Glastonbury

Foreglen singer and songwriter Susan Donaghy says she still can’t believe the band she plays in will perform at one of the world’s most famous music festivals this summer.

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The Foyle Ferry last summer.

Tender application process for Foyle ferry service extended

The tender application process for a cross border ferry service linking Derry and Donegal has been re-advertised.

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Roisin Hannon, 21, from County Derry

Course helped Roisin find a job she loves

A 21-years-old woman from Dungiven has shared her experience about how the Prince’s Trust helped her find a job she loves.

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St. Patrick's College, Dungiven Principal, Michael Gormley.

Dungiven principal’s plea to parents: ‘Have faith in our school’

The principal of St. Patrick’s College in Dungiven has appealed to parents to “have faith” in the school.

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James McGuinness from HeartSine and  Ryan Tierney with the defibrillator.

Company invests in life saving defibrillator

A Roe Valley business has invested in a life-saving defibrillator on their premises.

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Colr. John Deighan said people have complained about the state of the grass.  PMC Photography

Safety measures moves to get the grass cut

A number of safety initiatives were needed before council workers could start cutting the grass in the borough, including in the Roe Valley.

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Van, moped and tools stolen during spate of burglaries in Limavady

Van, moped and tools stolen during spate of burglaries in Limavady

A van, a moped and power tools were stolen during a series of burglaries in Limavady on Monday night.

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The new roundabout at the junction of Greystone Road and Broad Road, Limavady.

Traffic ‘flowing freely’ at new £475K roundabout

A campaign to get a roundabout built at an accident blackspot in Limavady has been one worth fighting for, a local councillor has said.

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Sinn Fein councillor Brenda Chivers.

Sinn Fein Colr. challenges unionist politicans ‘to step up to the mark’

Residents who complain Limavady town centre is a “no-go area” at weekends during the marching season are urged by Sinn Fein to register their concerns with the Parades Commission.

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