ON March 24, last year one of Ballymoney’s most recognisable figures passed away following a lengthy illness.
ON 6th October 1942 at 18.54 a Halifax M II bomber took off from R.A.F. Topcliffe, Yorkshire, with Osnabruck, Germany as its target.
A NEW report looking at potential developments at forests in the Moyle area had made a number of interesting suggestions but there is no mention of a cable car coming to Glenariff Forest Park.
A number of roads are to get surface dressing in the Bushmills, Liscolman and Mosside areas:
WHEN it comes to paying parking fines it seems that motorists in Ballymoney and Moyle are not the worst offenders.
SURFACE dressing is to be carried out by Roads Service at a number of roads in the Ballycastle area - Slieve Pin Road, Coolnagoppage Road, Carrickmore Road and Glenshesk Road.
BALLYWEANEY Presbyterian Church Bowling club held their annual dinner and presentation of prizes in the Church Hall with an excellent turnout of members and friends.
BALLYMONEY Rugby Club has been announced as one of 16 rugby clubs to be shortlisted for Ulster Bank RugbyForce - an initiative which provides rugby clubs with a support package to renovate their club and upgrade their facilities.
BALLYMONEY Rugby Club convened their first meeting of the club’s Youth Committee on Wednesday 15 May in the Clubhouse.The meeting was chaired by former Club President David Robinson accompanied by Gordon McCandless, Club Chairman, who acted as Secretary.
A STATUE to Manchester United legend Harry Gregg is a step closer after Coleraine Borough Council agreed to set up a working group to look at the feasibility of providing recognition to the 81-year-old.
GLEBE Rangers Reserves are contesting the final of the Canada Trophy in the Ballymena Premier League this Saturday at Allen Park, Antrim.
IN division 1 at Gracehill Golf Club, Morris Peden playing off 12, won the Monthly Medal with a nett 73.
ONE of North Antrim’s best known musicians, Michael Kennedy, is delighted with sales of his latest CD ‘Michael Kennedy Tonight.’
QUADRANGLE Productions, Ballycastle, would like to take this opportunity to say a huge thank you to all of the people who attended their performance of ‘An Inspector Calls’ on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th April.
Bushmills Village: 2nd May 2013: Breakthrough act of the year, British singer-songwriter Jake Bugg has today been added to the bill for Bushmills Live 2013, alongside headliners Of Monsters and Men. Troubadour Jake Bugg will perform for an audience of just 500 at Bushmills Live in June, ahead of taking to the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury this summer.
BOYS a wus jest sittin tha ither dey switherin aboot things in general an a thocht rin through mae heid. Noo am sure some o yese ir lakely thinkin am sure it wusna a wise yin. Hooiniver here it is,a thocht aboot tha wye wae gie in affen gie ir quick aff tha mark rin ithers doon withoot ony guid rayson.
SHOPS in Bushmills and Ballycastle are joining the biggest fight against hunger in a decade by stocking wristbands for the Enough Food for Everyone IF campaign.
SIR, On behalf of the residents of Dehra Gardens, Ballymoney we would like to thank the minister and congregation of Garryduff Presbyterian Church for the use of the church hall facilities last Monday when we were evacuated from our homes in the early hours of the morning. It was very much appreciated by those of us who used it. We were provided with refreshments and newspapers and even the dog got fed.
FOLLOWING on from the concerns being raised in regard to the future of residential homes, the Friends of the Roddens and North Antrim MLA Mervyn Storey have called on the community of Ballymoney to get behind their calls for the retention of the Residential Home.
A VILLAGE renewal scheme implemented by the North East Region Rural Development Programme will see Loughgiel getting a grant of £7000.
THE death toll following the collapse of the Rana Plaza clothing factory complex in Bangladesh has risen to more than 600 people.
BALLINTOY Women’s Institute are holding an open afternoon on Saturday, May 25 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the village hall.
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Weather for Ballymoney
Friday 24 May 2013
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Wind direction: North
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Wind direction: South