New town centre hotel planned


A NEW plush, town centre, four star boutique hotel will be open for business by this time next year, according to Strabane businessman Johnny Kelly.


Funding for Riverine confirmed


 €8.96 million of EU PEACE IV funding has been offered for a new shared space project that will reach across Strabane and Lifford.


‘In every word I will ever write, Sacha is alive in it’


JOHNNY McDaid is part of the biggest rock group to come out of the North over the last two decades. A key member of Snow Patrol, the versatile Derry-born guitarist, pianist, vocalist and songwriter has also contributed to record-breaking hits by global artists such as Pink and Ed Sheeran. But none of this success would […]


Development plan to boost Newtown


A MAJOR £350,000 development is set to transform one of Newtownstewart’s oldest buildings into a modern facility for community use. 

Planning permission is currently being sought for the proposed extension and alterations to the former town hall. 

The ambitious project is being spearheaded by the local Two Castles Amateur Boxing Club and the Newtownstewart Community […]


School technician scoops award


A SCIENCE technician at Strabane Academy has scooped an award for Science Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) teaching.


Woman’s appendix wrongly removed


A STRABANE mum who had her appendix erroneously removed by surgeons at Altnagelvin says her life is becoming unbearable due to a near-constant pain.


Burglars tagret local church


POLICE in Strabane investigating the report of a burglary at a church in the Urney Road area of Clady are appealing for information.