Strabane BID receives successful YES vote for second term

By Ciaran McKane

Strabane BID will continue to assist and promote local businesses in the town centre and support the local economy after achieving a second term following a successful yes vote in a ballot of businesses.The first five-year term of the Strabane Business Improvement District (BID) ends on October 31st, and a renewal ballot was held between…

Delight at official opening of new Shantallow Community Centre

By Ciaran McKane

There was great excitement in the Shantallow area today as the long-awaited official opening of the new Shantallow Community Centre took place, led by the Mayor of Derry and Strabane Alderman Graham Warke.The £2.4m state of the art development replaces the former centre which served the community for over four decades on the same site.…

Flower of Sweet Strabane prize winners announced

By Ciaran McKane

Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Alderman Graham Warke, has praised the high standard of entry in the Flower of Sweet Strabane window dressing competition following the formal announcement of the winners in the town centre this week. The initiative, hosted by the Strabane BID in conjunction with the Department for Communities, invited…