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Local event raises funds for Koram Centre

Local event raises funds for Koram Centre

Local singer songwriters Liam Cannon and Darren Doherty – as well as Danny McCay from The Anchor and Rose Tattoo Parlour – were delighted to present a cheque worth £450 to The Koram Centre in Strabane at the Alley Theatre in memory of Damien McGrath.

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CLEAN BILL OF HEALTH: Staff from DuPont Maydown are joined on-site by DuPont Global Operations Director, LG Tackett and Noel McGonagle, Community Fundraising Manager for Foyle Hospice, to celebrate the company's new independent status and 1,000 days without an injury at the plant with a donation of �1,000.00 to Foyle Hospice. Pictured are (back row, l-r) Gerald White, LG Tackett, Paddy Campbell, Noel McGonagle, Philip Curran, Brent Younce, Ciaran McKenna, (front row, l-r) David Killen, Philip Paul, and Mark Biddle.

DuPont celebrates ‘new era’ with clean bill of health

Local team members from DuPont Maydown were recently joined on-site by DuPont Global Operations Director, LG Tackett and Noel McGonagle, Community Fundraising Manager for Foyle Hospice to celebrate the company’s new independent status and over 1,000 days without an injury at the plant.

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GARDEN WASTE. . . . . The Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Michaela Boyle pictured at the launch of the Council�"s Garden Waste Pilot Scheme on Monday morning. Included from left are Catherine Doherty and James O�"Donnell, Council Recycling Inspectors, Julie Hannaway, DCSDC�"s Waste Recycling Officer and Councillor Brian Tierney, Chair, Environmental and Regeneration Committee, DCSDC. (Photo: Jim McCafferty Photography)

Council launch pilot garden waste scheme

Derry City and Strabane District Council are continuing their drive to improve recycling rates by introducing a new garden waste recycling pilot scheme to almost 13,000 households in the Derry City area over the next few weeks.

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Local jewellery maker to feature in exhibition

Local jewellery maker to feature in exhibition

Emerging Derry jewellery maker David McCauley is among a group of 12 graduates who will have their work featured in Aurea, an exhibition of stunning silversmithing work and precious jewellery in gold, silver and gems that will open at the National Design & Craft Gallery in Kilkenny today, Friday, July 12.

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WEARY BUT HAPPY!. . . Team Foyle Down Syndrome Trust make their way to the final water hurdle on Sunday.

FDST team take on ‘Hard as Oak’

A lot of aching muscles were soothed last week as Team Foyle Down Syndrome Trust, which included staff, parents and even grandparents, celebrated another ‘Hard As Oak’ Challenge at the Burntollet course.

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‘Command Lines’ opening in Void

‘Command Lines’ opening in Void

On this year’s Summer Solstice, Void Gallery on Patrick Street were delighted to welcome artist Candida Powell-Williams whose solo exhibition titled Command Lines opened to the public with wide acclaim.

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