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TRAFFIC ALERT: Single vehicle car crash in Derry city

A single vehicle road traffic collision has occurred in Derry.

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The road traffic collision occurred on the main road between Derry and Dungiven.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Car crash on main Derry to Dungiven Road

A road collision on the main road between Derry and Dungiven is causing major traffic disruption.
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The area along the Buncrana Road.

Car sales display application turned down due to Buncrana Road plans

A Derry business has been told it can no longer display its vehicles on a site off Buncrana Road because of plans to widen the carriageway.

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St Paul's Primary School in Galliagh.

‘Urgent need’ for traffic calming at Galliagh school

Sinn Féin Education spokesperson Karen Mullan MLA has said there is an urgent need for traffic calming measures in the vicinity of St. Paul’s Primary School on the Moss Road.

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The A5 upgrade from Newbuildings to Strabane was due to get under way within weeks. (Google Earth)

85kms of dual carriageway

The Department for Infrastructure has confirmed that a fresh legal challenge to the A5 Derry to Aughnacloy road upgrade will impact on plans to start the first phase of the works within weeks.

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Sinn Fein Councillor Tony Hassan pictured at the development along Skeoge.

Spine road completion to facilitate 650 homes

The completion of a new spine road through the Skeoge lands will now allow for more social housing to be constructed in the area, Sinn Fein Councillor Tony Hassan said.

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The R.T.C. occurred on Wednesday evening.

Clooney Road re-opens but will close again soon

The Clooney Road in Derry has re-opened to traffic but is expected to close again to facilitate the recovery of a vehicle.

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Patricia Logue.

Lone Moor road and safety works upgrade

Sinn Féin councillor Patricia Logue has welcomed the news that funding has been secured to carry out a major road resurfacing and footpath replacement scheme outside the Brandywell Stadium and at homes along the Lone Moor Road.

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An Garda Siochana

Man (22) seriously injured in Donegal road crash

A 22 year-old was taken to Letterkenny University Hospital after he was seriously injured in a single vehicle road traffic collision in Burnfoot, Co. Donegal on Thursday.

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Garda and PSNI officer conducting a checkpoint in Bridgeend at the launch of the Cross Border Anti Drink Driving Campaign on Tuesday last. Photo- Clive Wasson

PSNI and Gardai in cross-border drink-drive Christmas crackdown

The PSNI and Gardai in Donegal gathered at the border at Bridgend this week to launch their annual cross-border Christmas drink driving campaign.

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Queen's Quay car park in Derry

Council agrees to write off over £170,000 parking fine debt

A Derry & Strabane Council Committee has agreed to write-off over £170,000 in parking fines across the city and district.

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The busy Buncrana Road.

Strategy for £50m Buncrana Road carriageway plan under way

Consultants have begun work on a new junction strategy and environmental surveys in connection with a proposed carriageway along the length of the Buncrana road.

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Four members of family killed in crash

Four members of family killed in crash

Four members of one family were killed in a road traffic collision near New Ross, Co. Wexford on Monday.
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Bumper to bumper..... Cars parked in the Bogside area yesterday.

Over 500 homes in Bogside to be consulted on new parking scheme

Sinn Fein representatives have welcomed confirmation that consultation will start next month on a Bogside residents’ parking scheme for over 500 households in the Bogside.

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Sinn Fein Councillor Mickey Cooper.

Meeting to address ‘boy racers’ issue

Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Cooper has confirmed he is in the process of organising a meeting with residents and the PSNI on the issue of ‘boy racers’ on Derry’s Strand Road.

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The car park at Drumahoe following the floods in August. (Photo by Kelvin Boyes  / Press Eye.)

Plan to replace park and ride bus shelter

Translink has confirmed that it is in the process of considering options for a larger bus shelter at Drumahoe following concerns over a replacement.

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The Mayor, Councillor Maoliosa McHugh pictured with members of Destined and pupils and staff from St. Mary's College and St. Joseph's Boys' School, when he visited the Destined centre at the Foyle Valley Railway to see an old railway steam engine loaded on to a lorry to be taken to the Railway Preservation Society at Whitehead where it will be restored, the engine will be returned in six months time to be put on display at the front of the building. The students are taking part in a project to examine the history of the engine and the former railway stations in the city. The restoration is being funded by the Big Lottery Fund. DER4817-143KM

Full steam ahead for new railway project

A new railway project was launched yesterday with an iconic train removed from its Foyle Road site for refurbishment.

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The A5 Western Transport Corridor

£150m A5 upgrade ‘of huge benefit’

The go ahead for the first phase of the A5 upgrade will be a welcome boost for the construction industry, the Department for Infrastructure has said.

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A number of vehicles have been involved in incidents concerning black ice in Derry.

Black ice warning for Derry and Donegal

The PSNI and Garda are urging motorists to take extra care after several reports of black ice in both Derry and Donegal on Wednesday morning.

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VIDEO: Motorist ignores red light and narrowly avoids head on collision with van

People in Northern Ireland have reacted angrily to a video that shows a motorist ignoring a red light and narrowly avoiding a head on collision with a van.
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