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After the floods: Three Mile House back in business in Drumahoe

It is now five months since the worst storms in living memory brought down roads and bridges, swept cars into rivers and resulted in hundreds of people having to evacuate their homes as floodwaters gushed in.

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The Angel of the North has brought a steady flow of tourists to Gateshead in England.

Major public artwork proposed

Derry & Strabane Council has announced proposals to develop a major new public art work across various local sites and costing up to £2m.

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Mark H Durkan.

OPINION: ‘Council should eradicate single-use plastics’

I was delighted last month when Derry City and Strabane District Council adopted a Circular Economy/Zero Waste stra tegy.

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Van Morrison

Second date added as Van Morrison’s Derry Jazz Fest concert sells out within minutes

Tickets for Van Morrison’s forthcoming concert in Derry as part of the city’s Jazz Festival have sold out within minutes, resulting in a second date being announced this morning.

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Tony Hassan is stepping down after 21 years as a Sinn Fein Derry Councillor.

Sinn Fein Councillor Tony Hassan to stand down after 21 years’ service

Derry’s longest serving Sinn Fein Councillor, Tony Hassan, has announced that he will be standing down from Derry City & Strabane District Council over the coming weeks.

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The Derry Girls make the front cover of the Derry Journal in Episode Three of the hit show.

Derry Girls make it into the Derry Journal

The Derry Girls will be all lured today that they finally made the Journal- in reality as well as in the show.

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Hallowe'en celebrations in Derry are always topped off with an amazing fireworks display over the River Foyle.

Hallowe’en funding support should be ‘a no brainer’

Tourism NI and other groups must help ensure Derry’s Hallowe’en celebrations continue to get bigger and better, local Councillors have said.

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Sinn Fein Councillor Kevin Campbell pictured with local TRIAX workers.

Anger over damage to grit boxes in Creggan

The theft and vandalising of grit boxes in Creggan is causing anger and frustration among local people, a local Councillor has said.

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Classmates: Right- George Lavery pictured with his wife of 60 years Margaret on left, and right John Hume and his wife Pat.

‘John and I would not be where we are but for the 11 Plus’ - classmate

Eleven Plus

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Vanessa Nelis, Western Trust Fostering Recruitment Officer and Charlene OConnor, Western Trust Specialist Fostering and Recruitment Team are appealing for people to consider making a lasting New Years Resolution this year to open up their home and heart to a child in need.

Urgent appeal for foster carers

The Western Trust’s Specialist Fostering and Recruitment Team has issued an appeal for people to consider making a lasting New Year’s Resolution this year – to open up their home and heart to a child in need.

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Common Ground Steering Group, from left to right: Becca Bor, Willie Lamrock, Helen Henderson, Fiona Lafferty, Monica Quinn, Brian Murray, Amanda Biega, Joe ODonnell.

Interface project seeks members and participants

The Common Ground project in Derry has announced is recruiting steering group members and participants.

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SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood

Foster’s single market remarks ‘a signal in right direction’

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood said it was a “signal in the right direction” that Arlene Foster is now “effectively arguing for access to the single market and customs union”.

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Medical care. (Picture Andrei Tsalko - Fotolia)

‘Consider alternatives’ to Out-of-Hours

Local people have been urged to examine potentially more suitable alternatives to GP Out-Of-Hours following a rise in the number of people using the service over the winter.

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Sinn Fein Councillor Sandra Duffy

‘Off The Streets’ to open new hub in Fernabbey area

Sinn Féin Councillor Sandra Duffy, has welcomed the news that Off The Streets’ new satellite hub at Fernabbey will be launched tomorrow (Wednesday).

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The Messines Park area of Pennyburn was one of those targeted

Five Derry burglaries sparks cold caller warning

Detectives have urged people to be aware of cold callers at their homes following five burglaries across different areas of the city on Thursday and Friday last, January 11 and 12.

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Parents have been urged to get to know more about their child's life online. (photo posed by model) Picture: NSPCC

Parents using technology access as part of ‘armoury of discipline’

Restricting access to technology as a means of disciplining a child could prove counter-productive should something go wrong online, Margaret Gallagher has warned.

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NSPCC urges parents to get ‘clued into’ online world of their children

NSPCC urges parents to get ‘clued into’ online world of their children

“There are children who can’t walk or talk yet they are flat out on [computer] tablets,” noted NSPCC local campaigns NI manager, Margaret Gallagher this week.

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Sinn Fein MP Elisha McCallion pictured at her constituency office in Derry yesterday.

‘It was a day when everything changed’

Martin McGuinness’ dramatic resignation - a year ago on Tuesday past - was the day that everything changed in the struggle for equality and a better society, Sinn Féin MP Elisha McCallion has said.

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SDLP Foyle MLA Mark H Durkan with Party Leader Colum Eastwood.  DER0517GS076

PIP assessment audio record rules ‘ludicrous’

The Department for Communities has defended its policy on PIP assessment recordings after the rules were branded “ludicrous” by SDLP Foyle MLA Mark Durkan.

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