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Council clean-up in Lower Glen Road area welcomed as ‘den’ to be tackled

Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Cooper has welcomed the news that the council has carried out a major clean up in an area the Lower Glen Road which had attracted anti-social behaviour and had also been used for illegal dumping.

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The woman's photograph of the darkness outside her home.

Safety fears due to street lights out in Glenowen area

A Derry woman has said she fears for her safety if damaged street lights outside her home are not repaired.

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The Buncrana Road in Derry.

Public to be asked views on Buncrana Road dualling

The Department of Infrastructure is to host an event in Derry over the coming weeks to showcase plans to dual the busy Buncrana Road from Pennyburn Roundabout to the border at Bridgend.

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Sinn Fein Councillor Sandra Duffy.

‘Death drivers’ using back roads of Derry

Sinn Féin Councillor Sandra Duffy has again condemned those using the back roads of Derry for “death driving.”

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Pictured at the International Fund for Ireland Board Meeting in Londonderry-Derry are Board Members (back row) Siobhan Fitzpatrick, Paddy Harte Dr Adrian Johnston (Chairman of the Fund) and (front row) Hilary Singleton, Dorothy Clarke, Billy Gamble and Allen McAdam. (Photo Lorcan Doherty)

Funding boost for three Derry, Donegal and Tyrone initiatives

Three community projects across the north west have been allocated over £700,000 between them by the International Fund for Ireland.

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The late Kathleen McCrea

Remembering Kathleen at ‘Destined’ event

A special remembrance event will be held at Destined in Derry next week in memory of popular local woman, Kathleen McCrea.

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Sinn Fein Foyle MP Elisha McCallion (left) will meet NI Secretary of State Karen Bradley in London.

Elisha McCallion to meet Karen Bradley on major Derry projects

Sinn Fein Foyle MP Elisha McCallion will today meet with British Secretary of State, Karen Bradley, in Westminster to discuss the British government’s commitment to an Inclusive Growth Deal for Derry city and the north west of Ireland.

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Sinn Fein Councillor Mickey Cooper.

Derry leisure centre’s new traffic management scheme

Sinn Féin Councillor for Rosemount, Mickey Cooper, has welcomed news that a new traffic management scheme will be implemented at the Brooke Park Leisure centre site in the coming week.

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Wheatley Group CEO Martin Armstrong picks up the award for Director of The Year at the IoD Scotland Director of the year awards.'Martin with Raymond O'Hare, Chair of the IoD Scotland Director of the Year Judging Panel.

Derry man is Scotland’s ‘Director of the Year’

A Derry man has made history by becoming the first public-sector leader to be named Scotland’s ‘Director of the Year’.

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The new greyhound track at the Brandywell

Council urged to look at spectator facilities at new greyhound track

A member of Derry’s greyhound fraternity has said Derry City & Strabane Council seems to have overlooked the need for a proper spectator facilities at the newly developed track, particularly to accommodate those supporters with mobility issues.

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Ulster Regional Best Local Food Hero: Chef Brian McDermott pictured with his proud mum, Mary, at the recent launch of his Brian McDermott's Donegal Table book in the Redcastle Hotel. DER1018-140KM

Revealed: North West’s regional winners in the Irish Restaurant Awards 2018

A host of Derry, Donegal and Tyrone restaurants, cafes, pubs and chefs have been honoured at the Ulster Regional Finals of the Irish Restaurant Awards 2018.

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The Quay along the River Foyle where the Maritime Festival will again take place as the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race is stopping over. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 10.07.16

100 day countdown to Clipper Maritime Festival begins

Participants in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race have said they cannot wait to arrive in Derry for the Maritime Festival celebrations as the 100 day countdown begins.

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Patrick O'Rourke pictured at Termonbacca on Good Friday.

Retracing family’s ‘trail of tears’ 69 years on

A Donegal man has marked the 69th anniversary of the emotional day his mother walked him and his sister by the hand through Derry, to place them in the care of the Sisters of Nazareth.

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Boundary Commission change divides Dungiven's Main Street between Mid Ulster and West Tyrone constituencies. DER0518GS045

Council backs call for Public Inquiry into Boundaries Commission review handling

Derry & Strabane District Council has voted by a majority to call for a public Inquiry into Boundary Commission’s handling of the 2018 review of Westminster Electoral Boundaries.

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Sinn Fein activist painting over the graffiti at the weekend.

Sinn Féin activists remove offensive graffiti

Sinn Féin Councillor Kevin Campbell has commended Sinn Féin activists from the Creggan area who removed graffiti in and around the Central Drive area at the weekend.

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Sinn Fein Councillor Patricia Logue .

Council Asset naming taken to Equality Commission by S.F.

A new policy on the naming of council assets could be discriminating against politicians and those involved in government, a Sinn Fein councillor has claimed.

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The contract for the A6 project has now been allocated.

Freight Association welcome A6 dualling

The appointment of a consortium to dual the A6 Derry to Dungiven has been welcomed by the Freight Transport Association.

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Seacaost Road roundabout

Limavady roadworks to start next week

A £285,000 resurfacing scheme on the A2 Seacoast Road between the junction of Bishops Road and Benone Leisure complex near Limavady will commence on Monday, April 9.

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Adrienne Carlin has campaigned for 25 years for gritting on Brooke Street after witnessing numerous incidents of vehicles getting into difficulties during icy weather.

Local woman’s 25 year safety campaign leads to potential gritting policy change

A Derry woman has expressed her relief after her 25 year campaign to secure gritting on a busy street proved successful in getting road authorities to re-examine current policy.

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The contract for the A6 project has now been allocated.

£220m Derry to Dungiven dualling to start within weeks

The Department for Infrastructure has appointed a contractor to construct the A6 Dungiven to Drumahoe Dualling Scheme - with work to start within weeks.

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