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Man (20s) broke into bungalow around 11.30am yesterday (Friday) but was challenged by residents, who were at home, and ran off empty-handed
Today's £12 million funding package will support substitute teachers struggling through loss of income due to the virus crisis
Two males arrested at Lenamore last night (18/05) after a runaway car sped from Strathfoyle over the Foyle Bridge and into Donegal
Total visit time to Pennyburn Recycling Centre this afternoon was 50 mins including 40 mins queueing time
Burglary over weekend of 2-5 May from warehouse: welding plates used to train welders taken, also power tools, Apple Mac, a laptop and iPad
Four police officers have minor injuries after silver Audi hit their vehicles in pursuit from Culmore Road to Bracken Park- driver made off
Man (21) charged after assault with an offensive weapon on Main Street, Strabane on Tuesday 5th May
Bulky Waste Service for limited items resumes next Monday, 4 May - booking essential - for bookings and advice phone 028 71374107
Around 2.30pm on Wed afternoon, man held up at Strand Rd/Rock Rd and had his phone taken - man (27) arrested nearby shortly afterwards
Council has begun distribution of brown bins for green waste to a further 12,000 homes - for areas see www.derrystrabane.com/ greenwaste​
Sperrins and Killeter Walking Festival and the Waterside Half Marathon have been cancelled as the virus emergency continues

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Man (20s) broke into bungalow around 11.30am yesterday (Friday) but was challenged by residents, who were at home, and ran off empty-handed
As clocks go back and evenings darken police are urging pedestrians but also motorists to "stay safe and be seen"
Council leisure centres and services have reopened to new members and pay and go customers
"Lessons from the Troubles" considers how we can build our future here - contributors include Naomi Long, Mark Durkan, Denis Bradley
This pencil drawing of Seamus Heaney is the work of another former student of St. Columb’s College, Jude McCandless