Suspected petrol bomb used to start car fire in Derry

POLICE in Derry are investigating a car fire in the city last night, 25 September. Inspector Robb of Ballyarnett Neighbourhood Policing Team said, “This incident occurred on Drumleck Drive, and it’s believed this occurred sometime between 7pm yesterday evening and the time it was reported to police at 8.40pm. “From our enquiries to date, it’s […]

Derry Halloween announces dazzling drone display

Derry’s Halloween plans are well and truly up in the air it was confirmed at today’s Business and Culture Committee meeting – as exciting plans for a dazzling drone display were unveiled. The drone show will light up the sky over St Columb’s Park on Halloween night, with 100 drones projecting a variety of spooky […]

Two men injured in Derry city fight

Police are appealing for information and witnesses to an incident in Derry city which resulted in two men sustaining injuries. Police received a report on Saturday, May 13 of an ongoing fight involving a number of people on Rosemount Avenue in the city, which occurred at around 12.45am. One man sustained an injury to his […]

Suspected drugs worth £50,000 seized in Derry

POLICE in Derry have seized suspected drugs with an estimated street value of £50,000 in the Carnhill area of the city.  Ballyarnett Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT) officers were on patrol in the area on Sunday afternoon, September 3 shortly after 4pm when they observed a car being driven in a suspicious manner. The car came […]

Durkan calls for platform to address drug related deaths

SDLP Foyle MLA Mark H Durkan has called for the establishment of a community engagement platform to tackle the devastating impact of illegal and prescription drugs in Derry. It is envisioned that the project would bring together a range of stakeholders including the Department of Health, Department of Justice, the PSNI, local support organisations and […]

Suspected drugs seized in Derry

POLICE in Derry have seized suspected drugs following searches in the city today. A quantity of suspected Class B drugs was seized during a search in the Waterside, along with cash and other items. A man, aged 30, was arrested on suspicion of Possession of a Class B controlled Drug, Possession of a Class B […]

Police appeal for witnesses to sectarian hate crime on a train

Police in Derry investigating reports of incidents that occurred on a train at the weekend are appealing for witnesses. Shortly after 11.10pm on Saturday, July 29, police received reports about ongoing verbal abuse on a train travelling towards Derry. Police responded and, when they arrived at the train station, a male passenger reported he had […]

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 […]