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VIDEO: Hay fever flaring up? How to ease your symptoms as pollen levels rise

Most of us are basking in glorious sunshine as another mini-heatwave kicks in, but hay fever sufferers are on red alert with the pollen count through the roof.

Health
Former Sinn Fein MLA Francis Brolly

Abortion stance of gang-like SF strikes at vital republican values: ex-MLA

A former Sinn Fein MLA has fiercely criticised his old party for its abortion stance, saying it strikes against republican values – and he now regrets having joined in the first place.

Crime

VIDEO: Stop waiting for the perfect time - take action now!

In this week's Health, Fitness and Mindset blog, award winning personal trainer, Seamus Fox talks about motivating yourself to take action and making positive changes to your life.
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VIDEO: Sore back? Tight shoulders? Try these simple exercises

In this week's Health, Fitness and Mindset blog, award winning personal trainer, Seamus Fox takes you through a series of daily exercises which can help loosen up those tight shoulders or stiff back. Check them out and let us know if it helps!

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VIDEO: Not shifting the pounds? This could be why

In this week's Health, Fitness and Mindset blog, award winning personal trainer, Seamus Fox talks about how taking responsibility for your actions can help you live a healthy balanced lifestyle and how the decisions we make can halt progress.
Health
Redford film an ACE idea for Western Trust

Redford film an ACE idea for Western Trust

A film directed by Robert Redford’s son, James, is to be used by the Western Trust to help promote its Children and Young People’s Strategic Partnership.

Health

VIDEO: Avoid getting lost or confused on your personal journey

In this week's Health, Fitness and Mindset blog, award winning personal trainer, Seamus Fox talks about his experience of being lost in the Algarve this week and offers advice on how to reach your end goal by setting up a proper plan of action.

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VIDEO: Using the 'SMART' principle to follow through with your personal goals

In this week's Health, Fitness and Mindset blog, award winning personal trainer, Seamus Fox talks about setting goals, maintaining focus and following through to achieve those targets . . .
Sport
Kieran Downey.

Western Trust fostering need ‘highest ever’

Two children are being taken into care every week in the Western Trust area, it has emerged.

Health

VIDEO: Improve your squat and build a better bum!

In this week's Health, Fitness and Mindset blog, award winning personal trainer, Seamus Fox explains how activation drills can improve your squatting technique.

Health

VIDEO: Health, Fitness and Mindset - with Seamus Fox

AWARD winning personal trainer, Seamus Fox has worked with Derry City Football Club, professional boxers and kickboxers during an impressive career which has spanned over 15 years.

Sport
Dunbar opens Health and Wellbing Centre

Dunbar opens Health and Wellbing Centre

Popular Ulster actor Adrian Dunbar has officially opened the new Health and Wellbeing Centre at Altnagelvin Hospital.

Health
Ashleigh Coyle

Ashleigh Coyle shines light on mental health in viral ‘makeunder’ video

Ashleigh Coyle, star of BBC Northern Ireland’s recent Beauty Queen and Single programme, tells Kathryn McKenna what inspired her emotional ‘makeunder’ video

Arts

Eileen Paisley: McGuinness and I the same in eyes of God

Eileen Paisley left her first meeting with Martin McGuinness feeling she was “just the same” as the former IRA leader in the eyes of God.

Health
Raychel Ferguson

‘Raychel’s Law’ would be a fitting tribute

A new law criminalising dishonesty on the part of health service staff should be named after Raychel Ferguson who died after being fed the wrong type of saline drip following an appendix operation in Altnagelvin in 2001, her heartbroken mother has said.

Health
Reunion with Pamela Smyth, Jennifer and Lodge 554,Campsie.

Lodge members applaud at presentation to Jennifer Smyth

On January 4, W E Scott Memorial Lodge 554, Campsie, held their first stated communication of the New Year and after the close of the meeting, the brethren had the pleasure of giving a warm welcome to Pamela Smyth and her daughter Jennifer. On their entering the Lodge room the brethren stood in respect and gave a hearty applause as Jennifer walked down the hall.

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Tristin and his dad, Shane, pictured after the operation.

Tristin beats cancer after foot is amputated and reattached backwards

The mother of a boy whose foot was amputated and reattached backwards has spoken of her thanks for the skilled surgeons whose intervention means her son can now walk again.

Health
Winter weather

Temperatures drop triggers Cold Weather Payments for 16,000 people

A drop in temperature across parts of Northern Ireland has triggered the first of this winter’s Cold Weather Payments.
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An unhappy child

Sharp rise in counselling for sexually exploited children in NI

The NSPCC have reported a sharp rise in the number of counselling sessions on Child Sexual Exploitation.

Offbeat
Ceremonies to remember local people who died by suicide

Ceremonies to remember local people who died by suicide

The Northwest and Roe Valley Bereaved by Suicide Support Groups will hold their annual ‘Memory Tree of Lights’ ceremonies next month.

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