Updating perceptions of mining


Modern mining critical for the green economy Having spent the last 12-years working as a geologist on exploration and mining projects across Europe, Africa and Asia, Ben Lepley felt like he needed a change. Working with SRK Consulting in Cardiff, Ben has now made the leap from the geology team where he spent much of […]


The new home of recovery in Strabane


AP Recovery is not just for sports – it’s for anyone who needs space for chilling out, relaxation and recuperation. That’s the message this week from business partners, Aaron Porter and Beth Maxwell, following AP Recovery’s recent re-location into Ballycolman Industrial Estate. With a  new, state-of-the-art premises, the local recuperation experts cater for a wide […]


Local practice listed in NI’s top 40 best law firms


Local firm McCay Solicitors are to be listed in the Belfast Telegraph’s Top 40 law firms in Northern Ireland. The top 40 list is compiled by independent body Statista following a range of surveys with those within the legal industry. The law firm which is headquartered in John Wesley Street and has branches in Derry […]


Public inquiry an opportunity for independent scrutiny


Dalradian welcomes major step forward in planning process Dalradian’s plans for an environmentally responsible underground gold-silver-copper mine have taken another step forward following the decision by Minister for Infrastructure, Nichola Mallon, to refer the project to a Public Local Inquiry. The inquiry is a standard stage toward the end of the planning process for regionally […]


Let’s Come Together Again – Culture Night at the Alley


After almost 18 months without live events, the Alley Theatre is delighted to be part of the sixteenth edition of Culture Night which will take place on Friday 17 September. A day and evening of FREE LIVE events, Culture Night invites everyone everywhere, to discover and celebrate all that our culture is today.  It celebrates […]


Strabane BID Urges Businesses to Vote YES by Sept 23rd


Strabane BID Urges Businesses to Vote YES by 23rd September Strabane BID are encouraging businesses to submit their votes as soon as possible and certainly before the 23rd September as they seek to continue providing support to town centre businesses. Town Centre Development Manager, Emma McGill, stated “We are entering the final push now and […]


Well paid, quality livelihoods for a new generation


“We’ll need more people from a wide variety of backgrounds” When Angela Coney joined Dalradian in early 2011 as an administrator she became one of the company’s first employees. In the past decade, Angela’s role has evolved and, thanks to the training and upskilling she’s received, she’s now Dalradian’s Human Resources Manager. Angela’s day-to-day role […]


Events to reconnect adults with learning disabilities


Reconnecting adults with learning disabilities with outdoor events The Alley Theatre is delighted to be hosting a number of outdoor events for adults with learning disabilities and their carers as part of ‘Reconnect’, organised in partnership by The Western Health and Social Care Trust, Public Health Agency, Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, Derry and Strabane […]