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Threat made to child murder accused

A man charged with the murder of a three-year-old boy cannot apply for bail because a threat has been made against his life, a court has heard.

Crime
OPEN ALL HOURS . . . Moran's Centra in Derry will close for the first day in 21 years this month before it is demolished to make way for a new store. Pictured is John Moran, Managing Director of Moran's Retail.

Open 7 days a week for 21 years: it takes a bulldozer to close Moran’s

Moran’s Centra on Derry’s Strand Road has not closed for a single day in 21 years and “it’s going to take bulldozers to finally do the job,” says owner John Moran.

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Sinn Fein Foyle MLA Karen Mullan has expressed concern.

Concern that deprivation money may have covered budget cuts

Sinn Féin Foyle MLA Karen Mullan has expressed concern that £20m in funding, which was earmarked as ‘additional’ money to tackle severe deprivation, may instead have been used to cover budget shortfalls.

Business
Esther Chegem and son in Central Turkana, Kenya where Tr�caire responded to the drought, distributing food packages through the Diocese of Lodwar. Photo: Aidan O'Neill.

Derry public raise over £200,000 for Trócaire

The Derry public helped to raise over £226,000 for Trócaire’s east Africa appeal, which took place this time last year.

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Derry to ‘move’ on with new 
sustainable travel brand

Derry to ‘move’ on with new sustainable travel brand

Derry City & Strabane District Council are set to ‘move’ forward with a new corporate sustainable transport brand it’s hoped will encourage more and more people to use environmentally friendly ways of getting around the city.

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Derek Moore.

‘Republican row spilled into Fountain’

A loyalist community leader has suggested the recent attacks on the Fountain were essentially an overspill from the trouble that flared in the Bogside, which he characterised as an inter-republican row.

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Grass pitch free-to-use to Strand Road
residents plus discounted facilities

Grass pitch free-to-use to Strand Road residents plus discounted facilities

The Ulster University has declared its Magee pitches free-to-use by members of the local community this summer and beyond.

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Derry’s Sevina serves ‘Penance’ and
is crowned Irish SFX artist of year

Derry’s Sevina serves ‘Penance’ and is crowned Irish SFX artist of year

Last year Sevina Mooney got a late night call from a stranger requesting ‘a bucket of blood, express delivery please!’

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Nationalists baulk at raising peace wall

Nationalists baulk at raising peace wall

A suggestion that the Fountain/Bishop Street peace wall should be raised in the wake of last week’s disorder was roundly rejected by nationalist and republican councillors at a special meeting of Derry City and Strabane District Council.

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Council has preferred site in mind for Derry/Strabane crematorium

Council has preferred site in mind for Derry/Strabane crematorium

Derry City and Strabane District Council has already identified a preferred site for a regional crematorium that will serve the entire West, Cogent Management Consulting have revealed.

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Clipper update to Derry history

Clipper update to Derry history

A timely new chapter to Derry author Brian Mitchel’s paean to his native city, ‘Derry - A City Invincible’, celebrates many of the positive developments of the past ten years including, of course, the hugely successful Clipper festival.

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POOCH IN THE PARK!. . . .Jessica Nicholl back in 2016 puts 'Charlie' her Cavalier King Charles through his paces during the Pooch in the Park event.

Pooches in the Park this weekend in Derry

The Rainbow Centre’s Pooches in the Park Dog Show 2018 takes place in Derry this weekend.

Offbeat
St Columba statue at the foot of the Cross outside St Columba's Church, Long Tower, Derry.

Plans in place to mark St. Columba milestone

Plans are being put in place to mark the 1,500th anniversary of the birth of St. Columba.

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Independents opt out of condemnation

Independents opt out of condemnation

Independent republicans refused to back a motion condemning the recent violence in Derry at a special council meeting on Monday.

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Officers to explore tumbling of Meenan Square block after riots

Officers to explore tumbling of Meenan Square block after riots

Council officers are to explore whether the demolition of the Meenan Square shopping block is possible after a meeting of Derry City & Strabane District Council that was called in response to the recent disorder in the Bogside.

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Social media reaction to Theresa May’s Brexit speech in Belfast

The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, gave a speech on how she sees Brexit affecting Northern Ireland when the United Kingdom officialy leaves the E.U. in 2019.

Politics
Unpopular.

Hard border will spark mass resistance, Theresa May warned

The People Before Profit Alliance has predicted that any attempt to beef up border controls in Ireland will bring large numbers of people onto the streets.
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Darragh McCleary pictured at Donna's Dream House in Blackpool

Family of young cancer survivor ‘would be lost without Paul’s Campaign’

On July 28 more than a thousand people will walk around the city’s walls to raise awareness of the rare cancer Sarcoma.

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The Inside Out features singer George Hutton and songwriter Kieran Brown

The Inside Out hope to spread positive message with new music

Derry band ‘The Inside Out’ hope to raise awareness of mental health issues when their new single is released next week.

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Skyline, Derry.

Derry has one of highest premature death rates

Deprived areas of Derry and Strabane Council area have some of the highest premature death rates in the UK, new research has shown.

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