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Ulster date for Loreto traditional group

A traditional group from Loreto College Coleraine travelled to Monaghan on Monday 13th February 2017 to represent the College in the Ulster Final of the Gael Linn Siansa competition.

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Lucia is finalist in Spirit of Community Awards

Lucia is finalist in Spirit of Community Awards

A Ballycaslte girl is amongst the 20 finalists who have been announced as part of the 2017 Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards.

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Pope John Paul II award for Loreto pupils

Pope John Paul II award for Loreto pupils

A group of sixth form students from Loreto College Coleraine have each been presented with the Pope John Paul II Awards at the Derry Diocese’s tenth annual ceremony, held in Derry’s Millennium Forum on Tuesday 7th February.

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Irish Bronze Medal for Boys Yr8 swimming team

Irish Bronze Medal for Boys Yr8 swimming team

After a very successful Ulster Schools Swimming Championships with Coleraine Grammar School winning both of the Year 8 boys relay races, a team of boys travelled to Dublin’s National Aquatic Centre for the Irish Schools Finals.

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Exhibition dates for top young scientists

Exhibition dates for top young scientists

Several of Loreto College’s top science students have been invited to take part in several science exhibitions following their fantastic success at the annual BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in Dublin.

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Road safety committee seeks new members

Road safety committee seeks new members

PLANS to recruit new membership to Ballymoney Road Safety Committee are set to be launched later this month.

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Teacher stars in national campaign

Teacher stars in national campaign

Anne Marie Fitzpatrick from St.Patrick’s and St.Brigid’s Primary chosen to represent the region

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Young  students learn about the dangers of driving on our roads

Young students learn about the dangers of driving on our roads

Ballymoney Rotary Club, for the second year in succession, ran a ‘Just One Life’ young driver awareness programme.

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Top tips thanks to Google

Top tips thanks to Google

Halifax as part of Lloyds Banking Group and the Halifax Foundation for Northern Ireland has hosted a Google Digital Garage training session aimed at offering local charities the chance to boost their digital skills and help them better understand the benefits of being online and what this can bring to their organisation.

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Erinn top Ulster student at Harper Adams

Erinn top Ulster student at Harper Adams

Erinn Ramsay, whose parents farm on Cultramoney Road, Ballymoney is the top Ulster student entering Harper Adams University last September.

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Members of the Loreto College Junior Ski Trip party to Pamporovo, Bulgaria.

Loreto students enjoy ski trip

As January ended and February began, group of Year 9 and Year 10 students from Loreto College, Coleraine spent a week in Bulgaria learning to ski, accompanied by four members of Loreto staff.

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Rasharkin Primary School who gained third place in the regional heat of the Northern Ireland Road Safety Quiz for primary schools organised by Road Safe N.I. at the Lodge Hotel, Coleraine. Included is Chief Inspector Ian Magee, Peter Melarkey, Joan Kinnaird, and Sam Knox, Road Safety Council and Sydney Henry, Roads Policing and Alison Gilmore, Classroom Assistant, Rahsarkin P.S.

P7’s pit their wits in road safety quiz

A team from St. Brigid’s Primary School, Mayogall, near Magherafelt, has won the regional heat of the Northern Ireland Primary School Road Safety Quiz held at the Lodge Hotel, Coleraine.

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Soroptimists hold 35th Youth Public Speaking Competition

Soroptimists hold 35th Youth Public Speaking Competition

Soroptimists International held its 35th Annual Youth Public Speaking Competition in Hillsborough, sponsored by Diamond Recruitment Group.

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Dr Michael Leach in Ballymoney Library

Dr Michael Leach in Ballymoney Library

Dr. Michael Leach, wildlife author and photographer, will visit Ballymoney Library on Monday, February 20 from 7pm - 8pm.

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Big Telly get crafty in Bushmills

Big Telly get crafty in Bushmills

Portstewart’s Big Telly Theatre Company is delighted to announce their Creative Shops Programme in Ground’s Espresso Bars premises in Bushmills until the end of March.

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Cloughmills Springs into Action for Community Planting Day

Cloughmills Springs into Action for Community Planting Day

As the first signs of Spring appear in gardens across the country Cloughmills Community Action Team are eager to start planting again in their award winning Community Garden in Cloughmills.

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The road ahead for Compass

The road ahead for Compass

Young people with a learning disability and their families could benefit from a new project called CAN Pathways: Dream, Believe, Achieve that Compass Advocacy Network (CAN) in Ballymoney is rolling out in the coming months.

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Natalie Watson from Lisburn (far right) is pictured receiving her award from Adrian Devine, Ulster University Course Director.  Also in the picture are fellow award winners (from left) Laura Christie, Louise McCrea and Aimee Davey.

Ulster graduates celebrate winning top hospitality and tourism awards

Four graduates in Consumer Management and Food Innovation from Ulster University Business School are celebrating success after winning top awards at the Department of Hospitality and Tourism prize giving in Coleraine.

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Paralympian star inspires Loreto College students

Paralympic quadruple Gold winner Michael McKillop visited Loreto College on January 26 as part of the Youth Sport Trust Sky Sports Living for Sport Programme.

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Straidbilly Primary School pictured at the Credit Union School Quiz.

Straidbilly win Schools’ Quiz

Angus Graham, Larissa Fleck, Lewis Fullerton and Ellie Smyth from Straidbilly Primary School won the annual Credit Union Schools’ Quiz held in Ramoan Parish centre, Ballycastle on Friday, January 24.

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