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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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The 22 year-old man was taken to Letterkenny University Hospital.

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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The road traffic collision occurred in Co. Wexford on Monday.

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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Derry City.

Bogside parking scheme consultation within months

Consultation on a residents’ parking scheme for the Bogside area of Derry will get under way within months, the Department for Infrastructure has confirmed.

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The scene of a road traffic collision on Culmore Road, Derry in 2015.

REVEALED: The number of deaths on the North's roads since recording began

The total number of people to have died on the North's roads since recording began in 1931 has been made public by the Department for Infrastructure.
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Four vehicles were involved in the road traffic collision.

Road closed after four vehicle crash in Derry

Road closures have been put in place after four vehicles were involved in a road traffic collision near Derry.

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The scene of a fatal road traffic collision outside Letterkenny in 2008.

REVEALED: More than 24,000 people killed on Ireland's roads since recording began

More than 24,000 people have died on roads in Ireland since recording began in 1959.
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Tony Hassan pictured in Culmore.

Hassan calls for more bus shelters in Culmore area

The provision of a new bus shelter at Thornhill Park In the Culmore Road area of Derry will make “life more comfortable” for local residents, Sinn Féin councillor Tony Hassan has said.

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A burst pipe is affecting water supplies to a number of homes and local businesses in Derry.

Burst pipe affecting Derry water supply

A burst pipe is preventing water from reaching some properties in Derry.

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