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POSTPONED – Christmas Light Switch On

Due to the high winds today, work needed to complete the lights wasn’t possible. The Christmas Light Switch On (scheduled for Friday 6th at 6.30pm) is now postponed until next week – date to follow soon.

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December Book Club read

This month we’re reading ‘Instructions for a Heatwave’ by Maggie O Farrell and we’ll be meeting up Tuesday 7th January, 7.30pm to discuss.  It’s always a fun, informal and lively discussion so feel free to come and join us!

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Claudy Christmas Light Switch On

The Christmas Lights will be switched by Santa on this Friday 6th December at 6.30pm in the Cow Market.  Disco from 6.00 – 7.00pm.  everyone invited back to the Diamond Centre afterwards for tea and nibbles and a chance to meet Santa in his grotto!

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A massive thank you!!

  Thank you to everyone who helped make the fundraising Nest Out of Schools Christmas Fayre such a success.  We were so pleased to have so many stall holders, Pets at Home, the Derry Rose and the main man Santa.   Great team at the Nest who put in a lots of hours hard work […]

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Sweet Success!

Parent and Toddlers at The Diamond Centre Claudy complete the Unique Obesity Raising awareness SWEET programme for parents and children. Over the last two months families and users of the Diamond Centre, Claudy in Derry have taken part in a new health initiative designed to raise awareness around the whole issue of Obesity and how […]

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Ready for Winter!

Massive thanks to the children at the Nest Out of Schools Club, the Conservation Volunteers, Faughan Valley Landscape Partnership and Diamond Diners…..dry stone wall built, the bird boxes are up and bug hotel on site ready for Winter. More work to come in early Spring to complete our very own butterfly garden. Looks beautiful already!

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Christmas Craft Fayre – Saturday 30th November

It’s back and it’s bigger than ever!  Over 45 local craft stalls booked in with everything from home baking to handbags, woodwork to make up and many many more.  Children free admission and adults only £1.50.  Santa’s grotto and a visit from Pets at Home.  Saturday 30th November at the Diamond Centre from 1.00 – […]

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November read for book club

We’ve chosen Rachel’s Holiday by Marian Keyes for our monthly read – next meet up is our festive catch up on Tuesday 3rd December at 7.30pm to discuss. Refreshments bigger and better this time as it will nearly be Christmas!  New members always welcome – we’d love to see you there if you’re a keen reader […]

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Volunteers – We need a helping HAND!

  There has been a lot of media coverage recently concerning the isolation and loneliness experienced by older people.  The Rural Area Partnership in Derry was very aware of this problem and felt they wanted to do more to support older people in rural Derry/Londonderry.  They held a series of events to talk to older […]

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October Book Club Read

Diamond Book Club – October read is ‘The Husband’s Secret’ by Liane Moriarty…….discovers a letter from her husband in the attic marked ‘only to be opened after my death’….he’s very much alive, what to do????? Available on kindle and in paperback.  Meeting up 5th November so plenty of time to get reading!  Always room for […]

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