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We won’t let Britain rewrite past and slander our patriots: McBrearty family

The family of the late IRA Volunteer, George McBrearty, have invited the people of Derry to come along to his 37th anniversary commemoration at ‘George’s Mural’ in Rathlin Drive at 1 p.m. this Sunday.

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Fears civil servants are powerless on A5

Fears civil servants are powerless on A5

Concerns have been raised that the absence of a roads minister could slam the brakes on the long-awaited Derry to Dublin A5 dual carriageway.

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The Skeoge Link Road.

New shop and petrol pump for Glenabbey

Plans have been lodged for a new shop and petrol station to serve Derry’s rapidly expanding northern suburbs.

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More than one million more children will fall into poverty in the UK by the end of the decade, new research has predicted

‘I don’t know where I would be without the Child Brain Injury Trust’

An estimated one in 30 children and young people in the UK, through accident or illness, will sustain a brain injury each year.

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Brian McDermott with his family. From left, Brenda, Niamh and Aoife.

Celebrity chef creates 30 new jobs in Moville with Foyle Hotel restoration

Donegal’s celebrity chef Brian McDermott has created 30 new jobs for Moville as part of an ambitious restoration of the former Foyle Hotel.

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Car stolen in creeper burglary in Waterside

Detectives have appealed for information following the report of a creeper style burglary in the Bann Drive area on Tuesday, May 22.

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Burglars take five poker machines in Derry pub raid

Five poker machines were stolen from a pub during a raid in the early hours of Monday.

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Redford film an ACE idea for Western Trust

Redford film an ACE idea for Western Trust

A film directed by Robert Redford’s son, James, is to be used by the Western Trust to help promote its Children and Young People’s Strategic Partnership.

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Cost of children’s graves subject to council motion

Cost of children’s graves subject to council motion

Burial fees may be waived for children and young people under the age of 18 if a motion proposed by Sinn Féin Councillor Patricia Logue meets with the approval of Derry City & Strabane District Council at its monthly meeting next Thursday.

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NIO can’t timetable City Deal without bid

NIO can’t timetable City Deal without bid

The Northern Ireland Office (NIO) can’t draft a timetable for the delivery of a City Deal until it receives a completed bid from Derry City & Strabane District Council.

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Derry's Courthouse on Bishop Street. 3003JM66

Man jailed for three years

A man who sexually assaulting a seven years old girl has received a three year sentence.

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Derry's Courthouse on Bishop Street. 3003JM66

Drink driver disqualified

A 60-years-old man who was caught drink driving has been banned from getting behind the wheel for a year.

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Bishop Street courthouse, Derry,

Woman charged with assault

A 29-year-old has appeared in court accused of assaulting another woman in a local hostel.

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Charged with GBH and threat to kill

A man is to stand trial at Derry Crown Court accused of causing grievous bodily harm to a female.

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Margaret Cunningham (left) and Michelle McLaren from the Pink Ladies pictured  members of the Pink Panthers at the recent breakfast relaunch of the Men's Mental Health Project at Habinteg Hazelbank Community Centre. DER2018GS056

New ‘It’s A Man’s World’ community health initiative launched in Derry

A new Men’s Health initiative has been launched in Derry aimed at providing a relaxed space were men can get checked out and educated about their own mental and physical health.

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Jailed for disorderly behaviour in hospital

A man who was disorderly in Altnagelvin Hospital days after he received a suspended sentence has been jailed for six months.

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Judge asks for assessment on defendant who assaulted mum

A judge has said that the criminal justice system was ‘not set up’ to deal with people with ‘entrenched’ mental health issues.

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Crowds gathered outside St Mary's Church, Creggan, February 1972 for Bloody Sunday funerals.

Facilitator of British Army ‘Bloody Sunday’ smears dies in England

The man who arranged a BBC interview, during which a British Army Colonel smeared the ‘Bloody Sunday’ dead, has died, aged 81, in England.

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Darron Gibson pictured leaving court.

Darron Gibson avoids jail after second drink drive crash

Derry-born international footballer, Darron Gibson, has been spared jail after he admitted a second drink-drive charge in less than three years.

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‘Peers can’t ignore will of the people’

‘Peers can’t ignore will of the people’

DUP MP Gregory Campbell has warned the unelected peers of the House of Lords to defy the will of the people of Great Britain and Northern Ireland at their peril.

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