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Body Recovered From River Foyle

The search for a woman missing since November has been called off after a body was recovered from the River Foyle in L'Derry.

Search & rescue teams were tasked to assist with the operation on Tuesday evening, 14 January.

No formal identification has been carried out.

A search had been ongoing for missing Helena McElhennon who was last seen in the city on Sunday 24 November.

A Facebook page dedicated to the search confirmed on Tuesday evening that the operation has been called off after the discovery.

Appeal Issued Over Missing Female

Police have issued an appeal for information as they attempt to determine the whereabouts of a woman missing in Belfast.

Taylor Lippiatt is described as 5'9", of medium build, with long brown hair and blue eyes.

When last seen she was wearing a luminous pink dress, a pink furry coat and black stilettos.

Anyone aware of Taylor's whereabouts is urged to contact police on non-emergency line 101.

Public Invited To Enniskillen Public Realm Scheme Event
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Members of the public have been invited to an event on the £5.2 million Enniskillen Public Realm Scheme next week.

This 'Open Day' will allow locals to meet the Public Realm team and find out more about the roll out of the project.

Funded by the Department for Communities and Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, the public realm scheme will enhance the appearance of the town centre with improvements to footpaths, street lighting, landscaping and street furniture. It spans Darling, Wesley, Church, High, Townhall, Eden, Water, Market, Middleton, East Bridge and Belmore streets as well as The Diamond, East Bridge Place, Paget Square and Regal Pass.

FP McCann is serving as main contractor on the project and will also host the Open Day, which will take place at Fermanagh House in Enniskillen on Wednesday 22 January from 11am until 7pm.

The design of the Enniskillen Public Realm Scheme was finalised following consultation with members of the public, local businesses and other interested parties and the Project Steering Group.

Work will begin in February and is expected to be completed by November 2021.



(JG/CM)

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