Health

200 Trust employees recently lost 111 stone and 10 metres from their waistline in 'Choose To Lose' programme - "the height of 2 giraffes"
Tooth removals cost £9m and are No.1 reason for child hospital admissions in NI; 40% of our 5 yr olds have decay, compared to 25% in England
Almost 700 Children have missed out on health assessments at 1 and 2 years of age in Derry due to pressure on the WHSCT, says Mark H Durkan
New 'Health Inequalities' report shows life expectancies in Derry (man 77.6 yrs, woman 81.9 yrs) are 3rd-lowest of 16 NI districts
James and Sean Mullan have donated £2,000 to NW Cancer Centre, Altnagelvin, in memory of Caitlyn, who passed away aged 19 in 2009
Staff of Court House, Bishop Street, generously donated £550 proceeds of their annual Christmas Jumper Day to the Lavender Suite Altnagelvin
New Diabetes UK figures show now 90,000 in NI living with Type 2 Diabetes - where early intervention can cure, says SF's Pat Sheehan
New special unit at Belfast City Hospital will treat women suffering from the consequences of vaginal mesh implants
Western Trust student midwives Shauna McClelland & Donna Walmsley cared for 60 mums and babies at Malawi's Ekeendeni Missionary Hospital
Judge says health trusts ‘covered up’ circumstances of children's deaths to ‘avoid scrutiny’; a 'catalogue of negligence' says Mark H Durkan
Substance abusers: heavy drinkers (44%), drug users (27.4%) or both (28.6%) - cannabis use unchanged but rise in use of Cocaine and Ecstasy

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Funding granted for Shantallow and Galliagh community centres - work should begin in Autumn, says Cllr Brian Tierney
Barriers at Templemore Sports Complex from 10.15pm-6.30am Mon-Fri and 6.15pm-8.30am SatSun due to recent upsurge in anti-social driving
Singin' in the rain: Cllr Shauna Cusack led a voluntary litter pick on lanes around Grafton St today
Derry/Strabane Council's archive team will show how to trace your family or local history at free event at Alley Theatre Wed 26 June 12-4pm
If you are 12-15 and want to build an Android app, programme a robot or build your own website, Seagate's Summer School is 1-5 July at Magee