Entries by Colm Begley

Council Announces Further Commitment to Capital Investment

Council announces further commitment to capital investment 02 September 2015  A number of key projects and programmes across the Derry City and Strabane District are set to benefit from a significant funding boost as announced at a meeting of the Council’s Governance and Strategic Planning Committee, subject to ratification by Full Council. The additional investment […]

Broadband boost for Local Businesses

More than 250 small and medium businesses (SMEs ) across the Derry City and Strabane District Council area have benefited from the Government’s Broadband Connection voucher scheme. The scheme, which helps SMEs get connected to superfast broadband had a surge in demand in recent months. Head of Business with Derry City and Strabane District Council, […]

CultureTech 2015 Highlights

Culture Tech 2015 Highlights City Arcade “For 2015 we’re turning Millennium Forum into a huge outdoor games arcade, ” Mark Nagurski says, “where people can play the latest games on the market including the rather well-know and favourite among kids young and old MineCraft. This will provide fun and activity for all the family including costumes, […]

289 new jobs for Londonderry

Minister Jonathan Bell announces 289 new jobs for Londonderry  02 July 2015 Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister, Jonathan Bell today announced that Texas-based OneSource Virtual (OneSource) is to set up an HR Outsourcing Centre in Londonderry, which will create 289 new jobs by 2017. OneSource is a Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) provider. Its […]

NWRCBG EU Celebration & Funding Event

26 June 2015 The North West Region Cross Border Group (NWRCBG) was delighted to have an opportunity to showcase the excellent work carried out by their Partner Councils and organisations at a special EU Celebration and Funding event held in Derry today. Funded by the European Union’s INTERREG IVA Programme, the event celebrated the successful […]

Digital Derry Conference

The North West Regional College has been a hive of activity this week as local companies turned out in force to hear the benefits of digital technology for their business at the Digital Derry Conference. Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District, Councillor Elisha McCallion, opened the two day event, which welcomed both start up […]

Metaverse Mod Squad creates 100 new jobs

24 June 2015 Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Jonathan Bell today announced Metaverse Mod Squad – a global provider of managed digital engagement services – is establishing an operations centre in Londonderry, creating 100 new jobs. The US-owned firm’s new centre, located at the City Factory, is a major part of Metaverse Mod Squad’s expansion in Europe. […]

Mayor welcomes jobs boost for Strabane

Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council Cllr Elisha McCallion welcomes jobs boost for Strabane Strabane based food manufacturing company has announced its intention to create 43 new posts. She said: “I am delighted that McColgan’s Quality Foods Ltd has followed up on its recent investment at its Dublin Road Industrial Estate with over 40 […]