Covid

Covid: Restrictions relax from 6pm today


The Executive have agreed a number of changes to covid-19 restrictions which will come into effect at 6pm today, Friday, July 30.  Social distancing Changes have been made to social distancing rules, and there will be be a fuller discussion on August 12.  Advertisement Reaching their decision, the Executive has ‘noted the health benefits of […]


Second walk in clinic planned for the Alley


A SECOND mobile vaccine clinic will be held in the Alley Theatre next Thursday, August 5. It will run from 4-8pm.  The Western Trust operated a mobile clinic at the Alley last month and the response saw all available vaccines (180) snapped up within two-and-a-half-hours. Urging people to avail of the facility the chief executive […]


Food oil firm invests £2m to open new depot


AN ambitious Strabane food oil company is investing £2m to open a new depot in Lisburn, to accommodate increased demand for its products in the area. Frylite, which has its headquarters in Orchard Industrial Estate, will create at least 25 new jobs through this expansion. It is the firm’s sixth depot and adds to existing […]


Extreme weather poses grave danger to river life


EACH year, the life that dwells in Tyrone’s rivers and loughs is facing ever-increasing stress from rising fresh water temperatures. According to Seamus Cullinan, a Loughs Agency fishery inspector, this recent period of intense hot weather has exacerbated the already significant dangers. Many degrees before temperatures climb high enough to carry serious health risks to […]