Donegal County Library Services, in conjunction with Libraries NI in Derry and Tyrone, have just launched the Irish Language community reading project “Léigh agus Pléigh 1916” (Read and Discuss)
It’s officially spring time and Jazz is in the air as the City of Derry Jazz Festival looms large on the horizon, taking over venues across the district from April 28 - May 2.
Land & Property Services (LPS) is responsible for valuing your property, issuing your rate bill, collecting your payment, providing help with paying your bill and pursuing court action for unpaid rates.
Local people are this week being encouraged to nominate their sporting heroes with the launch of the Sports Awards 2015/16, a special event acknowledging the efforts of volunteers across the district who have made an outstanding contribution to sport.
People across the Derry and Strabane council district are to benefit from the introduction of a cost effective fuel stamp saving scheme which is now open to the public.
The Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council Councillor Elisha McCallion has expressed her shock and sadness at the tragic death of Sarah Young, a crew member on the IchorCoat Boat CV21, who died whilst participating in the Clipper Round the World Race.
When the Clipper Race teams set sail for the Pacific Ocean, for many crew members they finally felt they were heading for home, and waiting for them at the end of the final ocean crossing in the Homecoming Leg is a huge welcome at the Foyle Maritime Festival in Derry-Londonderry.
Work has just begun this week on one of the city’s most iconic landmarks, as the Robert Ferguson statue in Brooke Park, known locally as the ‘Black Man’, is restored to its former glory by a local bronze specialist.
A meeting held by the First and Deputy First Ministers with the Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council Cllr Elisha McCallion, the Council’s Chief Executive John Kelpie and a number of elected representatives today, has been described as hugely symbolic.
Spring is in the air and that can only mean one thing – the launch of the City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival – with four days of the very best live music set to transform your May Bank Holiday Weekend, April 28-May 2.