McKinney appeals for calm after further night of violence in city

Alliance Councillor Philip McKinney has appealed for calm after police were attacked during another night of disorder in the Waterside area of Derry-Londonderry. The Waterside Councillor was speaking after petrol bombs and masonry were thrown at police by a number of youths, with bins and wooden pallets also being set alight in the area. PSNI […]

Ferguson says city deal business case approval massive step forward

Alliance Derry-Londonderry Councillor Rachael Ferguson has said the approval of the business case for the area’s city deal is a massive step forward for the local area. The Secretary of State is due to approve the multi-million pound Derry City and Strabane deal, with the heads of terms being signed for the £250 million to […]

Ferguson disappointed by City Deal news

Alliance Derry and Strabane Councillor Rachael Ferguson has expressed disappointment after it was confirmed a City Deal for the area cannot proceed without devolved Government. The multi-million pound package, originally announced in May, would see the north-west benefit from £105 million in Government funding. However, Derry City and Strabane District Council has now confirmed the […]

Moore asks for investigation into possibility of cycle path for town

Alliance Sperrin candidate Scott Moore has asked for an investigation into the potential for a cycle path through Strabane. The proposed path would run along the length of the Derry and Melmount roads via the town centre, providing a safe space for local people living near the arterial roads in the town to travel to […]

Alliance selects candidates for Derry and Strabane District Council

Alliance has selected its candidates for Derry and Strabane District Council for the forthcoming local Government elections. The party will stand a number of candidates across the area, with Philip McKinney standing in the Waterside district electoral area (DEA), John Doherty representing the party in Foyleside, Colm Cavanagh in the Moor electoral area and Danny […]