‘I’m fighting for my son, he doesn’t have a voice’

The closure of a garden centre that’s contributed to countless Ulster in Bloom awards for Derry over the years has sparked anger among workers and their families.

The late Martin McGuinness

Chieftain’s Walk in memory of Martin McGuinness this Sunday

Local people are being urged to join the ‘Chieftain’s Walk’ to Grianan Fort in memory of Martin McGuinness this Sunday.

Political football?

DUP attempt to sign MPs up for football poaching ban is pointless and intimidatory: Sinn Féin

A bid by the DUP to get MPs to support a ban on the "poaching of Northern Ireland born footballers" by the Republic of Ireland has been branded pointless and intimidatory.

L-R Joanne Creggan ' Locality Manager for Drink Wise Age Well, Dr. Sarah Wadd - SMART, University of Bedfordshire, Evelyn Hoy, Chief Executive to the Commissioner for older People in Northern Ireland, Deborah Howe, Equality Commission for Northern Ireland,Paul Cavanagh, Health & Social Care Board, Thelma Abernethy, Director of Addiction NI'Sarah Travers from the BBC who hosted the event.

Calling Time: Ageism in accessing alcohol services discussed

Local health and community representatives have gathered with others to discuss a new Drink Wise Age Well report after research showed rising levels of older people dealing with alcohol addiction.


Video: 'Chieftain's Walk' a fitting tribute to 'fallen comrade' Martin McGuinness

This weekend's walk from Derry to Grianán Ailigh in memory of the late Martin McGuinness will make a "very fitting tribute to our fallen leader and comrade", Seanad Éireann has been told.


Man’s body recovered from River Foyle

The body of a man has been recovered from the River Foyle, police has confirmed.

Mum shares her delight at birth of twins through surrogacy

Mum shares her delight at birth of twins through surrogacy

A Derry-born doctor, who has spent most of her 30s trying for a baby through IVF, has shared the story of the birth of her twins through a surrogate in the Ukraine.

12-week ‘transformation’: Week 11: It’s the final countdown

12-week ‘transformation’: Week 11: It’s the final countdown

The end is nigh, with only eight days of my transformation programme left.

Prince Harry and Megan Markle are greeted on their arrival in NI by Derry schoolkids, Amber Hamilton and Ryan McCallion.

‘Down to Earth’ royal couple impress Derry teens

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle received a warm welcome from two Derry schoolkids at the start of their whirlwind visit to NI today.

Jacob Stockdale - Six Nations player of the championship 2018

SIX NATIONS RUGBY: Jacob Stockdale named Nat West player of the 2018 Championship

Ireland wing Jacob Stockdale has reflected on "a truly memorable few weeks" after being named NatWest 6 Nations player of the championship.

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Police call on those with influence in community to help combat ant-social behaviour

Police in Derry have called upon parents and anyone with influence to help in the battle to help combat the trouble in the Greater Galliagh area.

Volunteers from Foyle Search and Rescue patrolling along the river at night.

FSR Volunteers praised as charity deals with over 30 incidents in a month

Foyle Search & Rescue volunteers have been praised for their dedication as it emerged the charity dealt with over 30 incidents during the month of February alone.

eople are being urged to turn off their lights for one hour as part of the global environmental awareness campaign

Lights out to mark global ‘Earth Hour’ in North West

Zero Waste North West have urged people to join them to mark this year’s ‘Earth Hour’ in Derry tomorrow (Saturday), March 24.

Earth Hour is on March 24.

Why not embrace the dark side this Saturday

If you notice a number of Derry’s key landmarks with their lights out this Saturday evening,

Altnagelvin Hospital's A &E entrance (right).

Less than 10 treated for alcohol over St. Patrick’s weekend

Less than three per cent of people presenting at Altnagelvin’s Emergency Department over St Patrick’s weekend were treated for excess alcohol.

Boundary Commission change divides Dungiven's Main Street between Mid Ulster and West Tyrone constituencies. DER0518GS035

Boundary Commission plan to split Dungiven in two

New Boundary Commission proposals for Dungiven effectively cut the town in half – leaving the north of the town in a new Mid-Ulster constituency and the south of the town in West Tyrone.

Slaghtmanus and Ness Woods to join West Tyrone under boundary proposals

Slaghtmanus and Ness Woods to join West Tyrone under boundary proposals

Slaghtmanus, the moors above Eglinton, and the Ness Woods, are all to be swallowed by West Tyrone under a series of Boundary Commission proposals, which are out for consultation until Monday, March 26.

Gaming machines.

Gambling ‘oasis’ would keep business in Derry

The development of a gambling complex in the former Dunnes Stores area in the Richmond Centre, would bring a long-disused city centre floorspace back into use while keeping business that would otherwise be traded across the border in Derry, a court has heard.

Ireland victory.

Derry City conveyor belt of international talent rolls on with Hale brothers' debut strikes

The Derry conveyor belt of international football talent rolled on on Thursday with Belfast brothers Rory and Ronan Hale both scoring on their debuts for the Republic of Ireland U21s against Iceland in Tallaght.
Sinn Fein Councillor Mickey Cooper

Cooper to table boundaries motion

Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Cooper is to bring a motion before Derry and Strabane Council next week calling for a Public Inquiry into the Boundary Commission’s handling of revised proposals.

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