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Deputy Mayor

 
Cllr Angela Dobbins
 
Cllr Angela Dobbins has been an SDLP Councillor for 11 years and has served both the former Derry City Council and current Derry City & Strabane District Council representing the Ballyarnett DEA.
 
She holds an avid interest in planning and is very passionate about environmental issues and has been involved in these committees throughout her tenure. She has also been chair of both these committees and has introduced environmentally friendly policies via motions to council, such as eradicating single use plastics and the reusable nappy voucher scheme.
 
Cllr Dobbins has championed the needs of the more vulnerable in our society and has been internal in shaping our council area into a more accessible and welcoming place for people with disabilities especially highlighting the needs of those with ‘hidden disabilities’.
 
She sits on various boards including The Honourable the Irish Society, Culmore Community Partnership and Advice NW where she actively fights for facilities and grassroots issues.
 
As a former Eucharistic Minister in her local Culmore Parish and Altnagelvin Hospital and as the Parish administrator for grouped parishes of Christ Church, Culmore, Muff and St Peter’s, Angela describes her faith as the foundation block in everything she does.