FREAKISH monsters, ghouls and ghosts are set to return for the biggest and best Halloween Hay Sculpture Trail. Schools, businesses, youth groups, farmers and community groups are all encouraged to get involved in this fun and innovative venture which attracts visitors to the area. The first of its kind in Ireland, established in 2017, the […]
COUNCILLORS have agreed to consider the vesting of Herdman’s Mill and surrounding sports pitches and play areas. The matter was discussed at a recent meeting of the council after Derg representative Derek Hussey urged members to support a motion he had brought forward. In it he urged council to produce a report in regard to […]
SEVERAL weeks of antisocial behaviour at the ‘Flat Pad’ in Strabane culminated in an extensive fire at the weekend. According to reports items such as wheelie bins, tyres, a bicycle and even a tree were set ablaze at the site adjacent to Melmount Villas, also known as the Plot Pad. Council grounds maintenance workers were […]
A SINGER-SONGWRITER from Strabane says she remains “overwhelmed” by the response to her performances at Glastonbury. Clara McHugh, who played four sets in all during her debut weekend at the world-renowned festival, added that the whole experience was “crazy.” A student at the prestigious British and Irish Modern Music Institute (BIMM) in Brighton, Clara explained […]
THE Loughs Agency has declined to say when the fish counter on the River Mourne will be cleared, after it was found to be blocked with dead wood and d
ONE lucky Aghyaran student is sure to be the envy of teenagers throughout the county as she drives around in the flashy car of her dreams – all thanks
TWO part-time youth workers are set to be employed in Strabane as part of a new consortium set up to examine the provision of facilities for young peo
THE recent Riverine funding announcement has “emboldened” the team behind the beleaguered Three Rivers Project.
WORKS are set to begin by the end of this year on a new £295,000 state-of-the-art children’s play park in Newtownstewart.
FUNDING to the tune of £30,000 has been approved by council to upgraded sports provision at the Meadows soccer and rugby pitches in Strabane.