A DECISION by the Taoiseach and British Secretary of State not to attend this weekend’s 20th anniversary commemoration of the Omagh bombing atrocity has been slammed as ‘disrespectful and a snub’ by the Omagh Support and Self Help Group, which is helping to organise the event. Commemorations marking two decades since the atrocity are taking […]
THE cost of rural crime has risen by a staggering 61.9 percent in Tyrone, the highest increase out of all the counties in the North. In 2017, almost £500,000 of equipment, feed and vehicles was pilfered from farms across Tyrone, revealing a county-wide crime epidemic that is costing local farmers dearly. The shocking figures […]
THE housing association behind the redevelopment of one of Strabane’s best known residential buildings, King’s House, have been commended for “breathi
THIRTY new jobs could be on the way to Strabane, after café chain Bob and Berts confirmed they are looking to open a local outlet.
HOUSE prices in Strabane are set set to rise dramatically, a local estate agent has predicted.
THE family of a local teen amputee is holding an appreciation event in Strabane tomorrow night for locals who helped ‘Tristin’s Dream’ come true.
PAEDOPHILES approaching children, travellers fighting with knives, drug dealing, car thefts, assaults, vandalism – a recent public meeting in Newtownstewart painted a grim picture of life in the local town. Organised at the behest of frightened locals and attended by the PSNI and the Housing Executive, the meeting at the Newtownstewart Centre 2000 on Wednesday […]
A LOCAL weightlifting powerhouse has his sights very firmly set on becoming the World’s Strongest Man
A FUNDING boost of almost £300,000 for a custom-built facility at Strabane Health Improvement Project, will have a “huge impact” on local health.
PEOPLE in Strabane are having to wait longer and longer to secure a house.