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Fantastic turnout for this year’s Limavady Show

The many visitors to Limavady this year were truly spoilt for choice when it came to the sheep classes.

Iain McLean, frm Bushmills, with the Dairy Inter-Breed champion at Limavady Show

Limavady Show: Weather brings out crowds but farmers praying for rain

The many visitors to Limavady this year were truly spoilt for choice when it came to the sheep classes.

Suspected pipe bomb attack at Bann Drive property

Suspected pipe bomb attack at Bann Drive property

The remnants of a suspected pipe bomb have been recovered from outside a house in Londonderry after a loud bang was reported around 11.15pm on Tuesday, July 17.

Curators Alice Butler, Edy Fung, Mirjami Schuppert and Rebecca Strain will be transforming local businesses into temporary gallery spaces for local artists.

Local businesses offer New Spaces for artists

Local businesses are taking part in a special programme aimed at providing new platforms to showcase the work of local artists.

James Leatherbarrow and his wife Emma. James was a survivor of the IRA bomb attack on an army bus at Ballygawley in 1988 and has overcome PTSD to move on with his life.

Veteran: I tried to take my life twice – my salvation was in people

A soldier who survived the Ballygawley bomb attack tried to take his life twice as a result of the post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) he suffered – but turned his life around by opening up to trusted friends and family.

The hosepipe ban

NI hosepipe ban set to be lifted

The hosepipe ban which has been in force in Northern Ireland since June 29 was scheduled to end on Thursday, with no prosecutions having been launched.


WATCH: Air ambulance at scene of serious collision

An air ambulance was dispatched to the scene of a two vehicle road traffic collision in Londonderry on Wednesday afternoon.


Road blocked after two vehicle collision

A road in Londonderry is currently blocked after a two vehicle collision.

Lisnagelvin Jobs & Benefits office.  Picture: Google

Increase in local unemployment

The number of people registering as out of work in Londonderry has seen a slight increase, latest figures from the Department for the Economy have revealed.


Tragedy: Sadness as boy (16) and man die in boating incident

Further details have emerged of the sea tragedy at Malin Head on Tuesday, which claimed the lives of a man in his 60s and a teenage boy.
Marc Power was a part of a successful relay team who swam across the North Channel on July 5

Sea swimmers from NI to take on North Channel and its jellyfish

On July 5, five brave swimmers from Londonderry swam the North Channel as a relay team, completing the journey in 14 hours and 35 minutes.

Foyle Search and Rescue file image.

Woman treated for hypothermia after being rescued from the River Foyle

A woman was treated in hospital for hypothermia after being rescued from the River Foyle in the early hours of this morning, the Foyle Search and Rescue charity have confirmed.

Pictured are consumer Sarah Hunter, who had problems getting a wedding present delivered to Northern Ireland, and The Consumer Council's Head of Postal Services, Kellin McCloskey, who says the new website will be a useful resource for people who have had a frustrating, time consuming or expensive experience trying to have an online purchase delivered to Northern Ireland.

Online shoppers urged to report parcel delivery problems

Local online shoppers are set to benefit from a new website to report delivery problems with online orders.


NI road now cleared and open

A main road in Londonderry on which a lorry became stuck on Tuesday morning has now been cleared.
Coast lovers and sea anglers are being urged to get involved to help safeguard NI's endangered sharks, skates and rays through events around the North Coast this summer -

Join jaw-some shark events

Sea anglers and coast lovers on the North Coast are being encouraged to get involved in efforts to protect some of our most endangered marine wildlife: sharks, skates and rays, as part of Ulster Wildlife’s new ‘Sea Deep’ project.


Louise Dunlop: My boys have shown me devoted love

Grief-stricken Louise Dunlop says her sons, Michael and Daniel, have been a tower of strength following the tragic death of her eldest boy William at the Skerries 100 road races.

Julie Smyth and and Shaun McGavigan pictured in Benidrom before Shaun was shot, and (right) Shaun with his injuries before returning home.

NI couple in Benidorm gang shooting terror

A Londonderry woman has spoken of her horror after her boyfriend was shot as they tried to flee a gang war shoot-out in Benidorm.

PSNI  landrovers at the scene of a search operation of a derelict site, in Meenan Square in the Bogside, on Friday afternoon last.  DER2818GS039

Trouble-free night in Londonderry welcomed

Police in Londonderry have welcomed an incident-free night in the Bogside and Fountain areas of the city following almost a week of nightly violence.

The attendance at the Unity of Purpose Group rally held in Fahan Street on Friday evening last.  DER2818GS028

Youths being ‘misled by adults with more sinister agendas’

Hundreds of local people last night joined political and religious leaders at a major rally on the streets where violence has erupted over the past week.

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