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Limavady vandals ‘should hang their heads in shame’

DUP Colr. Alan Robinson has slammed the culprits who vandalised a banner advertising a local parent and toddler group that was erected outside a church in Limavady.

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Pupils who participated in the blitz at Roe Valley Leisure Centre.

Limavady club goes ‘all out’ on its drive to re-introduce youth cricket

A Limavady sports club is going ‘all out’ in its drive to ensure they’ll be guaranteed cricketers for future generations.

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Ellie Davies' work will go on show from March 31.

Photography activities at Roe Arts Centre as Ellie Davies exhibit opens

The Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre in Limavady has been chosen as the first venue in Ireland to host work by award-winning photographer Ellie Davies.

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The Derry GAA All event is an annual event.

Grey skies over Owenbeg are no match for glorious ‘GAA for All’ day

The weather is never great when the ‘GAA For All’ event is held each year outside Dungiven.

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Future of Foyle ferry service ‘not looking good’ warns councillor

Moves to resurrect a cross border ferry service linking Derry and Donegal “aren’t looking good”, a councillor has warned.

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Rossmar Principal Brian McLaughlin, Vice Principal Mrs C Archibald, teacher Mrs A hamilton, caretaker Mr. C Ferguson with students on site. Photo: Rossmar

Works starts on £9m new build for Rossmar School in Limavady

When the diggers arrived on site at Rossmar Special School in Limavady, it’s easy to see why students and staff were so excited.

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Police in Limavady are now using 'body worn cameras'.

Limavady police using body worn cameras

Police on patrol Limavady and the wider Roe Valley area have started using body worn video cameras.

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Members of the Limavady Committee Cancer Research UK (back row)  Carol Laird and Janet Thompson. Front row: Anne Jervis and Merle Whyte.

Celebrating 30 years of fundraising in Limavady for cancer charity

A Limavady group which fundraises for a cancer charity is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

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Gaelchol�iste Dhoire principal Diarmaid Ua Bruadair

Irish Language Act is ‘essential’ says principal of Irish language school in Dungiven

The principal of a post-primary Irish medium school in Dungiven says an Irish language is “essential”, and “shouldn’t be controversial”.

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Sinn Fein Colr. Brenda Chivers.  (DERR1111SJ10)

No Council funding for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in ‘the home of Danny Boy’ claims Colr.

Sinn Féin councillor Brenda Chivers has claimed Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council “will not be funding any St. Patrick’s Day activities in Limavady this year”.

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Stephanie McKillop (in centre) with Alan McManus & Sandra McDowell (Carrickfergus Community members).

Dungiven woman celebrates All-Ireland award

A Dungiven woman is celebrating after the charity she works for won an All -Ireland award for its work to improve the lives of people through ‘digital inclusion.’

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Colr. Nicholl outside Greysteel Community Centre where a window grill was ripped open.

Vandalism at Greysteel Centre is ‘shameful’

Vandals who climbed onto the roof of a community centre in Greysteel and trashed equipment are “putting their lives at risk,” a local councillor has warned.

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The charity Big Breakfast was well supported

Charity ‘Big Breakfast’ in Dungiven rustles up thousands

A charity big breakfast held in Dungiven at the weekend rustled up more than £3,000.

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The Foyle ferry last year. (file pic)

Council to debate Foyle Ferry subsidy

A cross border ferry service linking Derry and Donegal could be thrown a financial lifeline by councils from both sides of the border, writes Sheena Jackson.

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(left to right) Conor Murphy, Caoimhe Archibald, Michelle O'Neill and Alex Maskey at Stormont Castle in Belfast.

East Derry MLA on Stormont talks team

Sinn Féin MLA, Caoimhe Archibald, one of the party’s new kids on the block, has been at the centre of crisis talks at Stormont.

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Colr. Dermot Nicholl

Greysteel community facilities survey online

Colr. Dermot Nicholl

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Ben Morrow

Limavady mum’s plea to raise awareness

A heartbroken Limavady woman who lost her teenage son to suicide is urging boys and young men to speak out about suicidal thoughts and feelings.

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Martina Forrest of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive (centre rear) pictured with Shiela McWilliams and some of the regulars at the Coolessan community Association craft class.

‘Creative Craft Buddy’ popular in Coolessan

A new craft class and befriending scheme for people in Limavady is proving a hit with local residents.

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A previous Justice For Veterans parade in Portadown, Co Armagh

Campbell blames dissidents for switch

East Derry MP Gregory Campbell has blamed threats from dissident republicans for forcing the cancellation of a march by British Army veterans to the Diamond War Memorial, which had been scheduled for Saturday.

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Sinn Fein candidates Caoimhe Archibald and Cathal O hOisin have polled strongly in East Derry.

Sinn Fein polling strongly in East Derry

Sinn Fein candidates Caoimhe Archibald and Cathal O’hOisin have polled strongly in East Derry, way ahead of the SDLP candidate John Dallat.

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