Christmas window competition time

An annual competition aimed at finding Derry’s best dressed Christmas shop window has got underway in the city.

The City Centre Initiative (CCI), organisers of the annual Christmas Window competition, is calling on retailers to have their entries in by December 8.

Jim Roddy of the CCI says businesses have been making extra efforts this year.

“Many City Centre businesses have made an extra effort in helping dress the city for Christmas – this competition recognizes their contribution and hard work to make the City Centre festive and welcoming.”

City centre rangers will be distributing applications forms to all city centre retailers who, are asked to post it back to CCI or give it to one of the rangers who will return it to the office. Alternatively businesses can call the office on 71360169 or email their entry to