Police issue warning after £25,000 lost in scams

POLICE in Derry City and Strabane are urging people to be wary of scammers after reports locally resulting in losses of around £25,000. In one of two reports made to police yesterday, Wednesday July 26, it was reported a man tricked the person he called on July 19 into believing he was police and to […]

Police investigating car fire in Derry

POLICE in Derry are investigating a car fire in the Waterside area of the city during the early hours of yesterday, Monday July 24. A vehicle parked in the Fountain Hill area was gutted as a result of the blaze, which is believed to have occurred sometime between 4am and shortly after it was reported […]

Family raise €8,000 for cancer centre

A RAPHOE family have raised an incredible €8,000 for the North West Cancer Centre at Altnaglevin Hospital. William Tinney and his family have presented the fundraising proceeds to the North West Cancer Centre in Derry. William, his wife Mary, sons Gavin and Liam and daughter Sandra made the presentation to Professor Stewart, Consultant Oncologist and Tracey […]

Roadworks cause major delays on Letterkenny Derry road

MOTORISTS have been urged to be patient as roadworks at Newtowncunningham continue to cause lengthy delays and long tailbacks. Roadworks are currently being carried out on the main Letterkenny to Derry road. The works were centred around the Newtowncunningham area outside Kernans Diner and Filling Station, but contractors are now expected to move onto the Magherabeg area close to […]

Police warning of traffic disruption in Derry and Tyrone

POLICE are warning of disruption in Derry and Tyrone as parades are set to be held tonight. Tonight, July 11, there are parades in the Derry City and Strabane District including in The Fountain in the city, in Castlederg, Newtownstewart, Donemana, Artigarvan and Newbuildings. Police are advising of possible delays between 6pm and 10pm in […]

Collision on road close to Donegal border

EMERGENCY services are currently at the scene of a collision close to Nixon’s Corner, Derry.  The collision occurred on the Letterkenny Road in Derry earlier this morning. Diversions are in place at the junction of Lone Moor Road. Police are currently in attendance and motorists are advised to seek alternative routes.

Police appeal after theft of wreaths from the Diamond War Memorial in Derry

Police in Derry are investigating the theft of wreaths from the Diamond War Memorial in Derry during the early hours of this morning, Wednesday July 5. The theft, which is being treated as a sectarian hate crime, occurred shortly before 2.30am. Chief Inspector Luke Moyne said, “We are making enquiries, and we’re appealing to anyone […]

Shaun Doherty to be ordained to the priesthood on Sunday

By Diarmaid Doherty FORMER Highland Radio presenter Shaun Doherty will complete his journey to the priesthood with his ordination tomorrow. Family members, parishioners and friends will attend the ordination ceremony at St. Eugene’s Cathedral in Derry. Advertisement The newly ordained Fr Shaun will then celebrate his first Mass in St. Columb’s Church in Derry on […]

Police investigating alleged hate crime in Derry

Police in Derry are investigating a report of assault that occurred at around 12.50am on Sunday morning, June 25, on Waterloo Street.  It was reported the female victim was with friends when a number of comments were made towards them by a number of individuals. The female victim is reported to have been assaulted by […]

Concerns over impact of ivy on historic railway arch

CONCERNS have been raised about the condition of one of the last remaining iconic railway arches. The railway arch at Upper Corkey, Manorcunningham is covered in ivy and is in need of remedial repairs. The railway arch was part of the rail route from Derry, Letterkenny to Burtonport. Advertisement This section of railway line was […]