THE principal of Drumragh Integrated College has this week spoken out about the national ‘epidemic’ of rising anxiety levels among students. Voicing his concerns about the lack of government funding for mental health services within Northern Ireland, head teacher Nigel Frith says that investment in preventative measures are vitally required before a young person hits […]
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ONCE again the local region suffered more road deaths than any other part of the North during 2016. Figures from the PSNI show that the Fermanagh and Omagh region had ten deaths compared with eight deaths in 2015 and 11 deaths in 2014. Last month, a single vehicle crash on the A5 between […]
ALMOST 50 people died by suicide over the last five years in West Tyrone, figures released to the Stormont Assembly have revealed. The figures which cover from 2011 to 2015 inclusive, show that the overall number of deaths recorded in the North rose to 318, which is the highest number since records began. […]
POLICE in Omagh have set a target of reduced road deaths by 60 per-cent within the next four years.
50 YEARS AGO/1965: THE jury at two inquests were told that two men found by roadsides where they had fallen, and who died later in hospital, succumbed to natural causes. The jury returned verdicts in accordance with the medical evidence.
‘NEKNOMINATION’ is rife across the Omagh district but only on a limited basis, a local councillor has said.
AN OMAGH councillor has said the area’s spiralling problem with drug use is contributing to the deaths of a growing number of young people.
STRABANE District Council is seeking a meeting with the Roads Minister and the Office of the First and Deputy First Minister (OFMDFM) following two recent tragedies along the A5.
A FORUM of local Policing and Community Safety Partnerships have combined in a bid to address the rising number of road deaths and casualties on Tyrone’s roads.
DOUBLE killer John Gallagher says he has lived every day of the last 25 years in the shadow of his actions.