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Unionist fears of ‘bad old days’ in Londonderry

Unionists in the Waterside area of Londonderry fear a return to the “bad old days” when they felt unable to move around the city freely, Derry City and Strabane District Council has heard.

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An actor dressed as Rev James McGregor on Londonderry's city walls, at the 2015 Ulster Scots Festival. Picture by Kenneth Allen. CC.

Remembering the ‘Moses of the Scots-Irish’

Funding to commemorate the man dubbed the “Moses of the Scots Irish”, who led his entire congregation to America in search of religious freedom, could be made available from the Causeway Coast and Glens Council.

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Burglary

Heartless trio make off with wedding rings

Callous burglars stole two wedding rings during a morning raid on Thursday, police have confirmed.

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Cardiac care.

Cardiac service could be back on line in August

A vital cardiac after-care service provided at the Cardiology Rehab Unit at Letterkenny University Hospital, which has been suspended for the past seven weeks due to equipment malfunction, could be restored in two to three weeks.

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Flyer slams ‘flakey’ bmi over cracked window

Flyer slams ‘flakey’ bmi over cracked window

A commuter who didn’t arrive in central London until 5.00 p.m. after his early morning bmi regional flight from City of Derry was cancelled due to a cracked windscreen, has said he won’t ‘fly bmi’ again.

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Bail denied for man facing GBH allegation

Bail denied for man facing GBH allegation

A recovering heroin addict who arrived at court late for his trial was refused Crown Court bail today.

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Awards for All funding for Londonderry community projects

Awards for All funding for Londonderry community projects

Over £8,000 of Big Lottery funding is to be used to further improve community connections in the Waterside.

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Tony Taylor, pictured in 2007, had become involved with the Republican Network for Unity in recent years

SDLP leadership backs rally for release of dissident paramilitary

A statement criticising the detention of a violent dissident republican has been issued on behalf of the SDLP leadership, ahead of a rally in support of him this weekend.

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The Peace Bridge in Londonderry links the overwhelmingly nationalist Cityside area with the more mixed Waterside area

‘Sectarian gang’ filmed brutal Londonderry park attack on phones, says victim

A “sectarian mob” inflicted a brutal assault on three men in Londonderry on Tuesday, after they had gone to the aid of a teenager being intimidated for wearing a Northern Ireland jersey.

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Guildhall.

Council to address rise in antisocial behaviour in city parks

Derry City and Strabane District Council has agreed to engage with youth workers to address anti-social behaviour in parks across the district.
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A total of 6,189 complaint issues were made in 2016/17.

REVEALED: Total number of complaints made in your health trust area

A total of 6,189 complaint issues were made to health and social care (H.S.C.) trusts throughout Northern Ireland in 2016/17, according to a report released by the Department of Health.

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Shauna McFall and Louise Millsopp from DAERA join the Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Councillor Joan Baird, at Limavady Agricultural Show for the launch of the new Roe Valley Market.

Limavady to host speciality market

The local producers’ network across the Causeway Coast and Glens has been enhanced with the establishment of a new market.

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Living Seas exploration stand. INCR 29-757-CON

Causeway sea life ‘as diverse as any in tropical seas’

Ulster Wildlife is holding a shoal of events along the Causeway Coast during National Marine Week (July 29 - August 13).

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Guided walk at Umbra Nature Reserve

Guided walk at Umbra Nature Reserve

Explore one of Ulster Wildlife’s hidden wildlife gems on a guided walk around Umbra Nature Reserve, near Limavady, on Sunday, July 30 at 11am.

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Lifetime achievement award

Lifetime achievement award

Thomas Gilpin grew up on a farm in Portadown and started his career in 1965 with a 4.5 acre field, growing vegetables for supply to small shops.

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Farming Life awards: Entering a worthwhile experience - Thomas Gilpin

When Thomas Gilpin attended last year’s Farming Life & Danske Bank Awards little did he know he’d be returning home to Portadown with not one, but two prestigious awards.

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BBC PRESENTERS - from top left, clockwise, journalist Fiona Bruce, talk show host, Graham Norton, Match of the Day presenter, Gary Lineker and Northern Ireland broadcaster, Stephen Nolan.

REVEALED: Full list of BBC's 96 top earners

The BBC has released a list of 96 presenters and journalists who are paid more than £150,000 per year by the corporation.

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Pictured are (l-r) Trevor Kennedy, director of Construction, Hagan Homes; Brendan Mallon, managing director, Nollam Contracts Limited, the main contractor for the Salmon Leap project; and Jim Burke, director of Sales and Acquisitions, Hagan Homes.

£4.8m Coleraine homes investment creating 50 construction jobs

One of Northern Ireland’s largest developers is to build 26 new homes and complete 14 partially constructed units at ‘The Salmon Leap’, Coleraine.

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Missed autism targets show need for more funding

Missed autism targets show need for more funding

The SDLP’s health spokesman Mark H. Durkan has called for the deployment of more resources towards autism services after this paper revealed children in the Western Trust were waiting up to 50 weeks for diagnoses at the end of March.

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