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Western Trust to host free Asthma, Allergy, Diabetes and Epilepsy awareness evening for those involved with young people on Wed 30 June 7pm
Food deliveries under COVID-19 Food Parcel Service for those medically shielding are to continue - helpline number is 0808 802 0020
Extra funding of £32,400 will enable Community Crisis Intervention Centre to continue its work for 3 extra months, till end of September
New Department of Health report says "any subsequent waves of the epidemic have the potential to be significantly worse than wave 1"
The HSCB's new Regional Scrutiny Committee can hear requests by consultants for drugs and treatments not yet approved in Northern Ireland
An ongoing review of hospital visiting policy, now under way within Department of Health, is a welcome step, says DUP's Gary Middleton MLA
Major £300 investment will create a Digital Care Record for everyone, vastly reducing dependence on paper records within 10 years
1.5m respirator masks arrive in Belfast as first consignment of a major PPE order from China - total order is for 63m masks
New carers card will allow carers access to priority shopping hours at supermarkets - cards available from local health trust
The Executive has today confirmed further minor relaxations to Coronavirus regulations from Monday (8 June)
£11.7m for care homes to cover funding of 80% sick pay for staff, new equipment, cleaning, and tablets to keep in touch with family

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Sixth person (man, 59) now charged after serious public disorder that took place in Tullyally over the Easter holidays.
Safety upgrade works are getting underway at Foyle Street Bus Centre, for 14 weeks from Monday, 7th June 2021
After a year in development, NWRC's new interactive website offers course information and online applications - check it out! www.nwrc.ac.uk
October's Halloween Festival is likely to still be subject to social distancing, allowing local city centre audiences but no parade
Peppa Pig will be at the Millennium Forum in a year - 8-9 June 2022 - tickets on sale this Friday 11 June from box office on 028 7126 4455