A LONG-SERVING teacher at St Catherine’s Primary School has proudly taken up the post of vice principal. Succeeding Nuala Kerr, Jennifer Doherty hopes to continue upholding the school’s ethos of inclusive education and opportunities for all. With the school year underway, Miss Doherty, who has taught at St Catherine’s for […]
A STRABANE company has been awarded exclusive property maintenance for a leading online estate agent. Speaking to the Strabane Chronicle this week, John McGuinness of Strabane Handyman Services says he’s delighted at the development. “As far as I know, they (Purple Bricks) stumbled across us on the internet and after that they […]
RIVERSDALE Leisure Centre in Strabane will host a ‘Family Fun Day’ from 12-2pm on Sunday.
A BILLBOARD campaign demanding the commencement of the A5 Dual Carriageway has been launched by Sinn Féin.
A NEW town-based initiative has been introduced in an effort to keep young people safe during the dark evenings.
INCREASED police patrols in the village of Sion Mills have proven effective according to a local community activist.
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, […]