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Third Green Flag for Kylemore Nursery School

Kylemore Nursery School in Coleraine has been awarded a prestigious Eco-Schools Green Flag, for the third time, by the environmental charity Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful.

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Council consultation sessions on Mountsandel

Council consultation sessions on Mountsandel

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council are currently carrying out work to assess potential development opportunities at Mountsandel Wood, Coleraine, along with the lands in the immediate vicinity on both sides of the River Bann.

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Wood pellets

RHI list: Officials withhold 48 claimants’ names

Although the vast majority of the names of non-domestic RHI claimants have been released, details of some major claimants have been withheld – with little explanation as to the reasons for each decision.

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Wood pellets

IN FULL: Non-domestic RHI claimant list

The Department for the Economy has today published the full list of individuals and companies who have received more than £5,000 under the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme.

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Barn owl (c) Margaret Holland

Volunteers needed to transform the fortunes of barn owls

Wildlife lovers are being urged to help safeguard one of Northern Ireland’s most endangered birds, by getting involved in Ulster Wildlife’s annual survey of barn owls this summer.

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It’s showtime for Ballymoney

It’s showtime for Ballymoney

This year’s Ballymoney Show will get off to a start on Friday, June 2 - opening to the public at 2.30pm.

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Seasons of The Glens Competition

Seasons of The Glens Competition

Causeway Coast & Glens Heritage Trust, through the Heart of The Glens Landscape Partnership Scheme are looking for photographers of all abilities to take on the challenge of capturing The Glens of Antrim throughout the seasons.

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Pictured is Alderman Maura Hickey, Mayor Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council with Sam Todd, Service Delivery Manager, Translink. The Lord Mayor is calling on Causeway Coast and Glens residents to get on-board Bus + Train Week, 5 - 11 June 2017. For more details, visit www.translink.co.uk/busandtrainweek/ and join the conversation online @Translink_NI #GetOnBoardNI.

Mayor calls on Causeway Coast and Glens residents to get on-board Bus and Train Week

Alderman Maura Hickey, Mayor Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council is asking the local community to give the bus and train a go and get on-board Bus and Train Week, June 5 – 11.

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Cloughmills Community Action Team are holding a 'Grow Wild Planting Day'.

Cloughmills Community planting day on Saturday

With the beautiful weather recently people’s thoughts are turning to their gardens and getting prepared for stunning summer displays of flowers.

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Big Lunch organizers from all over Northern ireland got together in Co. Antrim to celebrate their Big Lunch plans.

Garvagh and Rasharkin dates for The Big Lunch

Big Lunchers all across Northern Ireland are getting ready for this year’s Big Lunch day, on Father’s Day (Sunday, June 18) and they are inviting people from every town city and rural area to join in the fun.

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The Smyth family Mervyn, May, Gareth and Judith from Hillcrest Farm in Cloughmills hosted Holstein NI's Family Open Day in aid of the Neonatal Unit at the Royal Victoria Hospital.

Holstein open day raises £30,000 for neonatal unit

Holstein NI’s family open day, sponsored by Lacpatrick and Ecosyl from Volac, has been hailed as a phenomenal success.

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During the consultation process for the Portrush Heritage Trail.

Lottery grant to establish Portrush Heritage Trail

Portrush Heritage Group has received £24,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting new Portrush Heritage Trail Project.

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Driest April in 35 years; dullest in 20 years

Driest April in 35 years; dullest in 20 years

The Armagh Observatory has reported that April 2017 was much drier than average, and slightly warmer and much duller.

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James Kenny, Tourism Ireland; Assumpta ONeill, Titanic Belfast; Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland; Alexandra Mehaffy, National Trust  Giants Causeway; and Lars Olsson, Stena Line, in Beijing.

Giant’s Causeway on Sales Mission in China

A delegation of tourism enterprises from the island of Ireland, including Titanic Belfast, National Trust – Giant’s Causeway and Stena Line, is taking part in the targeted travel trade mission, in a bid to increase our share of this rapidly-growing tourism market.

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Sponsors Andrew Morrison and Clarence Calderwood from United and James Speers from Agro with YFC members at Ballymoney show launch

Launching the 110th Ballymoney Show

Last week Ballymoney Show held its Annual Sponsors Reception, kindly hosted by Lissanoure Castle, Loughguile.

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Stars for Rathlin Maritime Festival

Stars for Rathlin Maritime Festival

One of Ireland’s leading female musicians will top the bill at this year’s Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival.

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The Ulster Farmers Union are encouraging people to choose local lamb this Easter for their family celebrations

Why not enjoy local lamb?

Ulster Famers’ Union Deputy President Victor Chestnutt is encouraging consumers to choose local lamb this Easter for their family celebrations.

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Tourism Ireland in London invited writer Gabrielle Jaffe and photographer Andrew Montgomery to visit Northern Ireland last summer.

Portrush and Causeway make Lonely Planet

A major, 12-page article showcasing Northern Ireland and its superb food and innovative producers appears in the latest edition of a popular travel magazine in Great Britain, profiling the destination to more than 44,000 readers – or potential GB holidaymakers for Northern Ireland.

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Judith Webb, Tourism NI gives international visitors Stephen Feeney and Melly Corzo from Chicago, Illinois the first stamp on their Journey of Doors souvenir passport alongside Clair Balmer, Tourism Ireland at the Dark Hedges. Tourism NI has launched a Journey of Doors passport that allows  Game of Thrones� fans to visit the 10 Game of Thrones Doors across Northern Ireland and collect a unique stamp at each of the locations.

Can you open the 10 Game of Thrones doors?

Tourism NI has today launched a Journey of Doors passport that allows Game of Thrones® fans to visit the 10 Game of Thrones Doors across Northern Ireland and collect a unique stamp at each of the locations.

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Flower planting at ‘Lovely Armoy’!

Flower planting at ‘Lovely Armoy’!

SIR - Some time ago this area by the Banks of the River Bush inspired someone to pen the song ‘Lovely Armoy’! The emigrant is recalling the beauty of this area as he departs from Armoy.

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