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Apprenticeships on offer at school site

Apprenticeships are on offer at the site of the new Strabane Academy School on the Derry Road in the town, it has been confirmed.

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City of Derry Airport

City of Derry Airport facing £2.5m funding shortfall

City of Derry Airport is facing a £2.5 million shortfall in funding because of the continuing impasse at Stormont, Derry City and Strabane District Council has learned.

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Boom Hall (pic by Scott McClintock)

Boom Hall development plan to be progressed

A design team is to be ap pointed to produce a Conservation Plan for Derry’s historic Boom Hall and Stables, the ‘Journal’ has learned.

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Vicent Coyle reading about the report no deprivation in the Journal.

50 years on from birth of Civil Rights, we, as a people, deserve better than this’

The son of one of Derry’s most prominent Civil Rights figures has raised questions as to why much of Derry remains in deprivation, following decades of nationalist/republican representation.

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Clockwise from top left: Bagatelle, Paul Van Dyk, Lavengro and Balkan Alien are all lined up to play in Derry.

Major free concert for Clipper Festival finale

Details of a massive free concert in Ebrington Square, to close the forthcoming Maritime Clipper Festival in style, have been revealed today.

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The new lighting columns at the Lecky Road flyover.

New lighting at Lecky Road flyover welcomed

Sinn Féin Councillor Patricia Logue has welcomed the installation of two new major lighting columns overlooking the Lecky Road Flyover.

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Halloween in Derry.

Hallowe’en extended to eight day extravaganza

Derry’s award-winning Hallowe’en festival is to double in size this year, from four days to eight.

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Heating Engineer Ben Kennedy.

Top tradesman Ben ‘over the moon’ to be regional finalist

A young Derry tradesman’s first class skills and swift service has seen him through to become the regional finalist in Screwfix’s Top Tradesperson 2018.

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Councillor John Boyle, SDLP, who has been elected as the new Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council with his partner Angela. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 04.06.18

INTERVIEW: A City Deal can be a game changer for us’ - new Mayor John Boyle

New Derry City and Strabane Mayor, John Boyle, says he expects negotiations with the government in London on a City Deal forDerry to begin during his year in office.

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The newly revamped Brandywell stadium opened earlier this year.

Brandywell Stadium revamp firm facing financial crisis

The construction company behind the Brandywell Stadium refurbishment is to seek a voluntary arrangement with its creditors to avoid liquidation, just weeks after completing the Derry project.

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Sugar Rush Creative team at DANI Awards receiving recognition for pioneering Medical & Dental Education app.

Success for Sugar Rush at DANI Awards

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An artist's impression of how the new St Mary's Youth Club will look.

Exciting plans for St Marys Youth club in Creggan – Campbell

Speaking after attending the public consultation on plans for St Mary’s Youth Club in Creggan, Councillor Kevin Campbell said:

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Former Mayor Maoliosa McHugh receiving the award before vacating office recently.

Slow Food Festival’s second award win in weeks

Derry City and Strabane District Council’s Slow Food Festival has secured its second award in just a matter of weeks.

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The roundabout at Carnhill.

Mini roundabout extra signage call to end confusion

SDLP Councillor Brian Tierney has written to the Department for Infrastructure calling for extra signage to be erected at a busy Derry Roundabout.

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Tourism Ireland has launched a new promotional video for Derry.

Tourism Ireland bringing Derry to a global audience

Tourism Ireland has unveiled a new video honing in on Derry as an ideal location, as the local tourism drive continues to gather pace.

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The border at Bridgend (Brian Lawless/PA Wire)

Irish reunification talk and debate tomorrow

A public talk and debate on the reunification of Ireland is to take place in Derry city centre tomorrow evening.

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Sinn F�in MP Elisha McCallion and councillor Sandra Duffy with David Barbour of Whitehouse Business Park and Glyn Roberts from Retail NI.

Buncrana Road traders call for amended plans

Traders in the north west have called for changes to the £60m Buncrana Road widening scheme plans to ensure customers retain full access to businesses along the route.

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L-R Des Gartland, North West Regional Office Manager, Invest NI and Conor McCrossan, Managing Director, KES Group.

State of the art manufacturing base planned for Strabane Park

The KES Group is to make a multi-million pound investment in a new, purpose built manufacturing facility at Strabane Business Park, it was confirmed this week.

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David Sterling

No plans to redeploy Inland Revenue staff

The Head of NI Civil Service David Sterling has confirmed that there are no plans to redeploy Inland Revenue staff, whose jobs are under threat, into the Civil Service.

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