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200 Trust employees recently lost 111 stone and 10 metres from their waistline in 'Choose To Lose' programme - "the height of 2 giraffes"
Western Trust is first in NI to introduce 'Hospice Friendly Hospitals End of Life Symbol', which promotes dignity and respect for patients
Mark H Durkan is urging Council to lead the way in removing solid plastics, such as bottles and cups, from our waste system
Mental health is the Cinderella health service, getting just 5.5% of budget while 25% of cases are mental health-related, says Mark H Durkan
Children on Child Protection Register in Derry up 17% in a year as Western Trust declares numbers of children in its care at 'all-time high'
Health Care Assistant Denise Lynch, who made a tandem sky dive raising £705 for Ward 6 at Altnagelvin, presents a cheque to Joanne Smith
Elisha McCallion warns of potentially lethal fake drugs now in circulation designed to resemble Xanax (pictured)
Western Trust Fostering Team plea for families willing to foster a child - contact Vanessa Nelis on T: 028 8283 5264
Mood Walk promotes youth mental health via the AWARE charity and the Mayor is calling on local schools to get behind this crucial initiative
Renewed warning to lung/heart sufferers of moderate to high levels of air pollution today and Thursday
Killian Loughrey, Rob Simmonds and Paula Loughrey donated £2,320.70 to the Lavender Suite in memory of baby Sam, who would have been 1 today

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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