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Traffic survey under way in Eastway area of Creggan

Sinn Féin Councillor Colly Kelly has welcomed the news that a traffic survey is underway along Eastway Gardens leading to Demesne Avenue to look at need for additional traffic calming measures

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The Buncrana Road in Derry.

Buncrana Road motion planned

Sinn Féin Councillor, Caoimhe McKnight will bring forward a Motion this week calling on Council to engage at the highest level with the Department of Infrastructure to ensure the development of Buncrana Road is prioritised.

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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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The Buncrana Road in Derry.

MP calls for Buncrana Road upgrade push

Sinn Féin MP Elisha McCallion has called for a major redevelopment of the A2 Buncrana Road in order to assist the growth of Derry’s economy.

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Speed camera van

Speed enforcement marathon under way in North West

Motorists in the north west have been advised that local PSNI officers will be taking part in a 24-hour European-wide speed clampdown today.

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The Derry train passing Downhill (Paul Faith/PA Wire)

Improved links between Derry line and Belfast International Airport

Improved bus links have been introduced between Antrim Bus and Train Station and Belfast International Airport to facilitate train passengers on the Derry line.

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Sinn Fein Councillor Eric McGinley.

Residents’ car parking call

Sinn Féin Councillor Eric McGinley has called for an assessment of car parking provision in Ballymagroarty.

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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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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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Gareth Blackery, the Principal of St. Paul's Primary School, is calling for traffic calming outside the school in Slievemore. DER1218GS015

‘Children’s safety ‘must be paramount’

Shantallow Sinn Féin Councillor Caoimhe McKnight has backed the call by St. Paul’s Primary School Principal Gareth Blackery for the installation of traffic calming speed bumps on Moss Road.

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NI Railways

NI Railways to increase crackdown on anti-social behaviour

NI Railways will be increasing security on its services and at stations across the network in the run up to and over Easter 2018, it has emerged.
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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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Colr. Logue held an onsite meeting in the Nixon's Corner area.

Disappointment at crash barriers rejection

Sinn Féin Councillor Patricia Logue has said she is disappointed at the news that the junction of Ballinacross Meadows and Mullenan Road does not meet the criteria for a metal crash barriers.

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Principal Gareth Blackery (pictured) is calling for traffic calming outside St Paul's Primary School Slievemore. DER1218GS010

‘Speed humps’ will now be considered at Derry primary school

A Derry school principal has given a cautious welcome after the Department for Infrastructure said it may now install speed bumps outside the primary school.

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Mayor Maoliosa McHugh with Sheila McClelland and John French from Consumer Council ahead of the event in Derry this Friday.

Have your say on buses, taxis and air travel at Consumer Parliament

The Head of Transport at the Consumer Council has urged local people with views on public transport, taxis and air travel to attend a special People’s Parliament in Derry this week.

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The Foyle Bridge.

Bus ‘almost toppled’ by winds on bridge - eyewitness

Questions have been raised over the Foyle Bridge warning system after a witness told how a double-decker bus almost toppled across the carriageway during high winds on St. Patrick’s Day.

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The Racecourse Road at Ballyarnett is being resurfaced.

Racecourse Road works at Ballyarnett to start today

Part of the Racecourse Road at Ballyarnett is to fully close for 11 days from today (Tuesday) to facilitate road resurfacing.

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Councillor Colly Kelly at Lisfannon Park in the Bogside which has been badly affected with parking issues.

Residents urged to air views on parking scheme

Sinn Féin Councillor Colly Kelly has welcomed the news that a formal consultation on plans to introduce a Residents’ Parking Scheme in the Bogside area of Derry has opened.

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Safety concerns have been raised.

Road safety concerns in Nixon’s Corner area - Colr.

Sinn Féin Councillor Patricia Logue has said there is a need for more road safety measures in the in Ballinacross Meadows /Nixon’s Corner area following concerns from local residents.

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Roadworks.

Belt Road to close for resurfacing project

A section of Belt Road is to close next week to facilitate a resurfacing and reconstruction scheme.

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