AN accusation that Strabane was not represented during council’s recent trade delegation to the USA has been branded as “tittle-tattle”.
A LOCAL advocate for building preservation in Sion Mills has said council intervention with Herdman’s Mill is a necessary step to save the deteriorating building. In June the mill was set alight for the fifth time in five years, prompting considerations from Derry City and Strabane District Council to enforce an Urgent Works […]
THE first phase of a new £2.2million supported living facility could be completed by the end of next year.
A DECISION to by-pass Strabane courthouse as an alternative facility during the closure of Derry Court this summer has been criticised.
A NEW facility at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich (ROG) is to be named after Strabane’s most famous scientist, Annie Maunder.
A NEWTOWNSTEWART man who was the victim of a series of scams – in which he had over £18,000 stolen from him – fears that more innocent people may be t
THE Education Authority (EA) has revealed that it is looking at two new options for the provision of a new ‘young adult centre’ in Strabane. In correspondence with local MLA, Daniel McCrossan, the Department of Education said that any such facility would provide teenagers in the 14+ age range with “opportunities to participate […]
A PUBLIC consultation is underway to name the new pitch at Melvin after the late Felix McCrossan. Taking the form of an online survey, the consultation will ask the public to vote yes or no in favour of the naming the new Strabane facilities in memory of Mr McCrossan, a leading local sports […]
A LOCAL angler has raised concerns about a dangerous invasive plant growing along Strabane river banks and beyond. According to angler Ronnie Quiqley, invasive giant hogweed, which can grow to heights of three metres and can cause third degree burns, is blighting banks along the Foyle and Mourne rivers. “Hogweed is […]
A WOMAN who scammed a vulnerable man from Newtownstewart out of over £18,000 in less than a year, has been jailed at Dungannon Crown Court.