Traffic warning as dozens of RBP members set for Derry Black Saturday parade

Motorists are being advised to avoid he city centre and Waterside this Saturday as dozens of members of the Royal Black Institution are set to take place in the 'Last Saturday' demonstrations.

By Kevin Mullan
Thursday, 26th August 2021, 2:11 pm
The Royal Black Institution will hold 28 ‘Local Last Saturday’ parades across the north.
The Royal Black Institution will hold 28 ‘Local Last Saturday’ parades across the north.

The PSNI have issued notice of a number of parades taking place in Derry City and Strabane.

In Derry the parade will start at Glendermott Road at 9am and proceeds down Spencer Road and across the Craigavon Bridge to the Diamond.

It circles back after a short ceremony at the Diamond across the Craigavon Bridge and disperses at Glendermott Road at 10.30am. The return parade leaves May Street at 4.30pm and proceeds down Spencer Road, across the Craigavon Bridge to the Diamond, and up Bishop Street to disperse at Stable Lane.

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The main parade in Castlederg is likely to cause delays and motorists should plan an alternative route if possible. The feeder leaves the main car park in Castlederg to circle the town at 11am and then to the Assembly Field for 12.30pm. The main parade leaves the Assembly Field in Castlederg at 1pm and circles the town before dispersing at Main Street car park at 3.30pm.