Foyle Cup parade won’t be disrupted by Derry security alert

Parts of Derry city centre have been closed following a security alert.

Police say the alert comes after a telephone warning was made to the Specsavers store on Ferryquay Street. Staff have been evacuated.

The Richmond Centre has also been evacuated.

Derry City Councillor Martin Reilly, who works nearby, says thankfully todays Foyle Cup parade, which is currently taking place in Guildhall Square, won't be affected........

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