THE first few tentative steps have been taken this week to make official the club of local car enthusiasts, Strabane Cruisers.
THE DUP has been accused of “playing politics” over the case of Strabane pensioner Maureen McGinley after Health Minister Edwin Poots said he could offer the family no further help.
A STRABANE father has launched a one man campaign against Strabane’s dog poop problem.
STRABANE’S Citizen’s Advice Bureau (CAB) is to hold two special clinics for those affected by the closure of Linton and Robinson.
For both customers and staff, the clinics will run today (Friday) from 9.30am until 12.30pm and again on Wednesday for the same period.
A CASTLEDERG taxi driver was “strangled” and “battered” before the culprits made off in his vehicle.
The man, who drives for Derg firm JF Taxis, was left badly shaken following the incident in the Kevlin Road area of Omagh on Sunday, March 31. Fortunately, the local driver was able to escape and raise the alarm just as the assault had begun.
BOSSES of the beleaguered Linton and Robinson Group have been accused of abandoning customers who left thousands of pounds of goods by at the store.
It has now been confirmed that 36 jobs were lost when the company stopped trading on Easter Saturday. But while the economic impact continues to unfold, the human side of the closure this week became clear.
A STRABANE teenager is recovering after a dramatic rescue from quicksand on Tuesday night.
Around 20 firefighters were involved in the rescue effort after the 14-year-old boy got into difficulties near the Ballyheather Road.
A SION Mills man who awoke on Monday morning to find his car on fire says he knows who’s to blame, although he admits proving the allegations could prove more difficult.
Gordon Lucas (59) was alerted to the blaze by a neighbour who spotted flames streaming from the smashed window of a white Vauxhall Astra.
THE head of Strabane’s Chamber of Commerce believes the east/west divide in the North has widened with the quashing of the A5 project.
THE Alternative A5 Alliance (AA5A), the group opposed to the building of the new A5, has said that landowners along the route of the proposed dual-carriageway now face the task of undoing work already carried out on the project.