Options being looked at for ‘young adult centre’

  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 […]

Consultation to name pitch after Felix McCrossan

  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 […]

Angler claims river bank hogweed is ‘out of control’

    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 […]

Major investment for local homes

A MAJOR overhaul of over 100 Housing Executive properties in Strabane is to take place in the coming months, alongside a £660,000 investment.