New Mayor of Derry looks ahead to a historic year

first_img Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released WhatsApp The new Mayor of Derry is SDLP Cllr. Brenda Stevenson, who has become the last Mayor of the current Derry City Council.The council will continue to operate until April 1st, when it will be replaced by the new 40 member Derry City and Strabane Council, for which elections were held last month.Cllr. Stevenson, a niece of the former SDLP leader and Foyle MP John Hume did not secure election to the new council, which will operate on a shadow basis alongside the present administration for the next 10 months.She says the fact that she won’t be on the new council means she can concentrate on the job in hand………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/brendamayor.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme WhatsApp By News Highland – June 3, 2014 Pinterest New Mayor of Derry looks ahead to a historic year Facebook Google+ Twitter Google+center_img Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Facebook Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Previous articleMTV to host major concert in Derry’s Ebrington SquareNext articleCouncillor says tourism potential of Errigal and Dunlewey is not being realised News Highland News Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next weeklast_img read more