The North West Region Cross Border Group (NWRCBG) was established in 1976 and is made up of 11 elected representatives as well as the Chief Executive of Derry City & Strabane District and County Manager of Donegal County Council.
meets regularly and plays an active role in all of the Group activities.
The NWRCBG recognises there is a range of issues that are common to both sides of the border and that by working together the region is more likely to address these issues.
See our Board Members here
By fulfilling the role of a lead organisation in facilitating partnership and co-ordination between the various local authorities in the region the Group aims to improve the quality of life and well being of all its inhabitants.
The Group also aims to tackle, in partnership with statutory, private and community groupings, those issues that create barriers to economic growth.
The administrative areas of the following local authorities encompass the North West Region Cross Border Group:
Derry City & Strabane District Council www.derrycityandstrabanedistrict.com
Donegal County Council www.donegalcoco.ie
Main St Limavady
The aim of the Group is
To strengthen and develop the local economy, through collaboration, to enhance the socio-economic position of the North West Region
- To facilitate collaboration between local authorities within the North West region.
- Fulfilling the role of a lead organisation in facilitating partnership between the various organisations in the region.
- Improving the quality of life and well-being of all inhabitants of the region through tackling, in partnership with statutory, private and community groupings, those issues which create barriers to economic growth
Providing a targeted response to the needs of the region and to exploit the said region’s strengths in pursuit of economic development by promoting business development, inward investment, tourist development, community economic development, human resource development and infrastructure throughout the region.
Securing, sourcing and attracting funding under the INTERREG IVA Programme and other relevant funding sources.
Strabane-Let the Dance Begin Sculpture