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New head boy and girl for St Paul’s Kilrea

St Paul’s College, Kilrea, is delighted to announce its appointment of the role of Head Boy, Head Girl, Deputy Head Boy and Deputy Head Girl for the year 2017-2018.

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“Hearty Party” in aid of local heart children

“Hearty Party” in aid of local heart children

Coleraine Family Support Group, part of Children’s Heartbeat Trust, is organising a ‘Hearty Party’ to help raise funds for local children living with heart disease and to celebrate World Heart Day as part of the charity’s Hearty Tea Party Campaign.

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WATCH: North Coast Integrated College prize day

North Coast Integrated College hosted its annual prize giving ceremony on September 19.

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Tokyo

The 20 cheapest destinations for a long-haul holiday (once you get there)

Tokyo has been named the best value destination for travel-lovers looking for a far-flung destination that won’t break the bank once they’re there.

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‘Young Frankenstein’ at Downhill Demesne

‘Young Frankenstein’ at Downhill Demesne

Fancy a fright this Saturday night at the movies?

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The Happy Little Helpers scheme, which encourages young children to get involved with shopping, is being introduced into Asda stores next week. This picture shows Asda colleague Jenny Barnett who came up with the idea of the list with her five-year-old son Charlie.

Asda rollout ‘Happy Little Helpers’ initiative in Coleraine to support autistic children

An Asda colleague, who came up with the idea of the Happy Little Helpers initiative, has seen the scheme rolled out to more than 300 stores across the UK, including the retailer’s stores in Northern Ireland, following a huge success in the store she works in up in Middlesbrough.

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WIN: pair of VIP tickets to Farmer’s Bash PLUS a meet-and-greet with the stars

WIN: pair of VIP tickets to Farmer’s Bash PLUS a meet-and-greet with the stars

Grab your stetson and your best jiving boots...the biggest country music dance ever is coming to Belfast!

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This 1 coin is the rarest in circulation according to Change Checker. (Photo: Johnston Press)

REVEALED: The rarest £1 coin you must NOT cash in

The value of the rarest £1 coin in circulation is set to soar when it is taken out of circulation next month.
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Drenched but determined - all ready for Ballymoney Rotary Club's Dragon Boat races.

Dragons spotted at Drumaheglis Marina...but all for a good cause!

Dragons were spotted on the River Bann at Drumaheglis Marina earlier this month - or dragon boats, to be more accurate.

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Local Society launch their year with Family History Conference

Local Society launch their year with Family History Conference

The Causeway Coast and Glens Branch of NIFHS will open their year with a talk from Valerie Adams, librarian of the Presbyterian Historical Society in Ireland and former Principal Record Keeper at the Public Records Office in Belfast.

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WATCH: Prize day at Ballycastle High School

The principal of Ballycastle High School has praised the school community for their hard work and resilience throughout the year.

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Rev David Clarke.

Early snubs need not be final

The coverage of the death of Sir Bruce Forsyth reminded us that the enduring entertainer was inspired by the example of Fred Astaire.

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Jacqueline Irwin, Chief Executive,  Community Relations Council

Ballymoney marks Community Relations and Cultural Awareness Week

The Ballymoney area is set to mark this year’s Community Relations and Cultural Awareness Week, with a number of events taking place in the local area.

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Autumn events at Flowerfield

Autumn events at Flowerfield

Flowerfield Arts Centre’s latest ‘What’s On Guide’ features a diverse range of events, music and art exhibitions.

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WATCH: Loreto College senior prizegiving

The annual Senior Prizegiving was held at Loreto College Coleraine on the evening of September 14.

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NRC students visit Ballymoney Museum

NRC students visit Ballymoney Museum

Business Administration students from Northern Regional College in Ballymoney visited Ballymoney Museum ahead of Community Relations Week.

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VIDEO: Down memory lane with the Times

Take a break, grab a cuppa and watch our slideshow of old photos from 1993.

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Andrew McCallion of winning venue, Supervalu in Ballymoney, is pictured here (left) with Beth Clarke of category sponsor Irelands Wedding Journal, and Peter McCool, also of SuperValu in Ballymoney.

Ballymoney retailer picks up all-Ireland award in Dublin

A Ballymoney forecourt retailer has won a major industry prize at this year’s biggest retail awards ceremony.

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Lucy Kirkwood has fun with reptiles - so many experiences to be enjoyed with Girlguiding!

Cloughmills guides seek new volunteers

Girlguiding North Antrim is urgently seeking volunteers to run Rainbow and Brownie groups in Cloughmills for girls and young women from all backgrounds who are aged 4 – 10.

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Mapping the progress which Blythswood Cares shops in Ballymoney and Coleraine are making to support vulnerable children in India is Harry Latimer, Chief Operating Officer, Blythswood Ireland, pictured (centre) with Pastor Emmanuel and Annie Milton from the Siloam Youth and Childrens Aid Mission in Chennai.

Blythswood shops helping worldwide

Old furniture, clothes, books, electrical items, bric-a-brac, jewellery, kitchenware and unwanted gifts from homes in Ballymoney and Coleraine are transforming lives thousands of miles away in India.

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