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Derry City Council Distributes Thousands of ‘Culture Collection Bins’ to Local Households as 2013 Ends

Derry City Council Distributes Thousands of ‘Culture Collection Bins’ to Local Households as 2013 Ends

The council this morning began delivering 30,000 ‘Culture Collection Bins’ to homes across the North-West, as 2013 drew to an unspectacular close. Residents are advised that the new ‘white bins’ will be collected every Thursday in January, until all the culture in town has been rounded up and sent back to a recycling centre on the

Christmas Weather Forecast

Pyjamas are expected throughout the Province today, as the seldom-seen Irish phenomenon of wind, rain and cold, combine to make wardrobes and bedroom furniture inaccessible throughout the day. Thousands of families around the country are struggling without power today – including the power to move off the sofa, willpower to stop eating Quality Street and

Local Nightspots to Order New CD’S in 2014

Derry socialites were dealt a shocking blow this week, as the owners of popular nightlife spots the Sweatro Bar and the Sliver Inn, jointly announced that they were considering changing their music playlist in 2014. After 10+ years of classic hits from Nelly, Fatman Scoop, Destiny’s Child, The Blackeyed Peas, Girls Aloud and others, the

Five Local Men Nominated for Comedy Award for Wearing ‘Hilarious’ Xmas Jumpers on Nights Out

Five local men have been shortlisted to win a prestigious comedy award today, following their recent decision to wear hilariously festive Christmas jumpers in public over the weekend. Three of the nominee’s were reportedly out on the town together when spotted by judges, thus multiplying the side-splitting comedic effect of their retro fashion statement by

Poots Calls Time on 21st Century

Following today’s lifting of the gay adoption ban, Edwin Poots announced he would step down as N.I Health Minister as soon the public backed his new initiative. Poots wants to travel back in time, preferably to some point in the 18th century, where can live harmoniously alongside people who appreciate and share his morals and


Strabane’s n̶e̶w̶e̶s̶t̶ only wealthy woman, this morning gave an intriguing insight into her plans for her extraordinary new-found fortune. Margaret Loughrey won the £26 million lottery jackpot at the weekend, prompting an outpouring of goodwill and congratulatory messages which left her stunned. “Ack it’s amazing, I’m shocked. All these lovely friendly people that don’t even