NORTH Antrim Ulster Unionist MLA Robin Swann has welcomed confirmation from the Minister of Social Development that the double glazing schemes announced some time ago and then withdrawn have been re-tendered.
NORTH Antrim MLA Robin Swann (Ulster Unionist) has “warmly welcomed” the £2.5 million boost for roads in the Moyle region.
A NEW sculpture has been unveiled in Bushmills entitled ‘The Waters of the River Bush’.
MOYLE PCSP (Policing & Community Safety Partnership) was formed in 2012. The Partnership aims to address issues and concerns that the Moyle community have in relation to crime, anti-social behaviour and Policing. The PCSP will be hosting its first annual general meeting on Thursday 16th May in the Bushmills Community Centre, Bushmills at 7.00pm and invite members of the public to attend.
FRIDAY 17th May is Food Revolution Day, a global day of action for people everywhere to celebrate real food, where it comes from and how to cook it.
TEENAGE piper Karen McAleese from Ballymoney has been wowing guests at Hillsborough Castle where she was invited to perform at the annual ceremony to mark the presentation of Lord Lieutenants’ Awards, the highest accolade which can be conferred on members of the Reserve Forces and Cadet movement.
THE highlight of the weekend at Ballycastle was the qualification of the Pierce Purcell team who will now meet Moyola in the regional semi-final to be played at Castlerock. It was a nerve jangling wait for team captain Gerry Norwood and his merry men as they snatched the fourth qualifying spot on count-back from Ballymena.
INDEPENDENT councillor Padraig McShane has enlisted the help and support of a well-known Italian family on the north Antrim coast to bring the Giro d’Italia to Moyle.
71-YEAR-OLD Liscolman man Dessie Scott from Ballymoney Powerlifting Club made history at the British Championships by becoming the first lifter to win both the Classic (Unequipped) and the Equipped titles on consecutive days.
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DARREN Lamont playing off 4 won the prestigious Anniversary Trophy at Gracehill Golf Club with 38pts.
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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.
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.
AN auction in aid of funds for the parishes of Dunseverick Parish church will be held on Saturday June 1.
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Weather for Ballymoney
Saturday 18 May 2013
Temperature: 9 C to 11 C
Wind Speed: 10 mph
Wind direction: West
Temperature: 8 C to 14 C
Wind Speed: 9 mph
Wind direction: South east