THE Sri Chinmoy Oneness–Home Peace Run arrived in Strabane this week, visiting two local schools. The Peace Run, a global torch relay that seeks to promote international friendship and understanding was launched in 1987 and over the past 30 years has been carried over 395,000 miles. According to organisers, the run is […]
THE new principal of Holy Cross College has said she hopes to continue the school’s stellar record of achievement and inclusivity. With the academic year at Holy Cross College underway, new head teacher Claire Bradley has been busy getting to grips with overseeing the learning and development of over 1,500 pupils. […]
SUPERMARKET chain Lidl’s imminent investment in Strabane is set to top £6million. Back in May the German company initially revealed that they had bought Strabane Shopping Park. At that stage the investment was believed to be in the region of £3million – however the full extent of the multi-million pound plans have only […]
WITH ever increasing pressure on permanent teaching posts across the North, more and more young educators are now being forced to move abroad to gain employment. Until now, newly qualified teachers have relied heavily on subbing positions or maternity posts to help build experience, but this temporary work is not always guaranteed. As a result, […]
EVEN with a substantial pay cut to Stormont Assembly members’ wages, there remains little hope of any imminent movement on the part of Sinn Féin and the DUP. This is the view of West Tyrone MLA, Daniel McCrossan who this week contended that secretary of state Karen Bradley did not go far enough with Thursday’s […]
A STRABANE woman has described how residents of the Jefferson Court area are ‘living in fear’ after opportunistic theft.
A CHURCH in Sion has been forced to chain its gates after a sickening incident saw broken bottles and vomit strewn in the grounds of the building.
RIVERSDALE Leisure Centre in Strabane has extended its opening hours to facilitate early morning swimming, gym and class users.
THE Roads Service has confirmed it is considering “a long-term solution” to one of Strabane’s most infamous accident blackspots.
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