Hospital visits to be restricted to one family member


Hospital visits in Northern Ireland are to be restricted to one family member per patient, once a week, as Covid restrictions tighten.  Health Minister Robin Swann has stated all health and social care facilities in Northern Ireland should move to facilitate one face-to-face visit per week by one person. The province-wide guidance applies to hospital […]


Home visiting restrictions extended across the North


PEOPLE from different households cannot mix indoors unless they are in a social bubble after increased restrictions were extended across the North today. First Minister Arlene Foster said that restrictions announced for certain postcodes last week will now apply across the North. An unscheduled Executive meeting was called on Monday afternoon in response to rising […]


West Tyrone MLA tests positive for Covid


SDLP West Tyrone MLA Daniel McCrossan has tested positive for Covid-19. On Monday, Mr McCrossan was made aware that he had been in contact with someone who was demonstrating symptoms of Covid-19. On Tuesday September 15, Mr McCrossan received a negative test result but on the same day, a member of his household tested positive […]



The Riversdale Leisure Centre in Strabane has reopened as normal this morning, Friday, 18 September 2020, after a temporary closure yesterday.