Foyle DUP MLA Gary Middleton has urged council to ensure the Diamond War Memorial is restored to mark the 100th Anniversary of the ending of WWI.

“I welcome the clarification from our council that they have the power to maintain and upkeep the War Memorial at the Diamond. I urge them to ensure this work is carried out as soon as possible, working with the relevant funding bodies," he said.

"It would be most fitting if this Memorial was restored in time for the 2018 Remembrance Commemorations, marking 100 years since the ending of the First World War.

"The Memorial recognises and remembers those from all backgrounds who paid the ultimate sacrifice serving our country.”

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