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MBE for former Portrush GP

A former Portrush GP has been awarded the MBE.

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Martin McGuinness

Martin McGuinness has died

Veteran Sinn Fein figure Martin McGuinness is dead.

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Generosity of Ballymoney folk

Generosity of Ballymoney folk

The renowned generosity of the residents of Ballymoney was reaffirmed on Tuesday, March 7 when a cheque for £45,000 was presented by local fundraisers of Cancer Research UK.

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Huge gift to Robinson Memorial

Huge gift to Robinson Memorial

There was a special occasion which took place on Saturday, March 11 to mark a generous bequest to the Robinson Hospital in memory of the late Dr’s Wilbur and Margaret Temple of Coleraine.

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Kennedy’s hold No Smoking Day visit

Kennedy’s hold No Smoking Day visit

This year No Smoking Day was on Wednesday, March 8.

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Sophie Meyer (aged 2) helping to launch the AWARE Mood Walks taking place in five areas throughout Northern Ireland.

Get in the ‘mood’ for a walk for AWARE

Sophie Meyer (aged 2) helping to launch the AWARE Mood Walks taking place in five areas throughout Northern Ireland.

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Vote now for The Coast Office

Vote now for The Coast Office

The Big Lottery Fund, ITV and The National Lottery have teamed up to give the Northern Ireland public the chance to decide how up to £150,000 of National Lottery funding will make a difference in their local area.

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Fruit and veg

Do you really need to eat ten portions of fruit and veg a day?

Only a quarter of UK adults manage to eat the officially recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. In fact, almost half eat less than three a day. It seems unlikely, then, that most people would be able to reach the ten a day suggested by several pieces of research published in the last few years.

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Angela Chambers  from Action Cancer receives �850 from Lorna and Sammy Blair.

Action Cancer benefit from Sammy and Lorna’s kindess

A kind-hearted Portrush couple have chosen to mark their 45th wedding anniversary by thinking of those who are affected by cancer.

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See the Northern Lights

Top 50 things everyone should do by the age of 50

Researchers have identified the top 50 things everyone should do before they turn 50 - such as getting a tattoo, seeing the Northern Lights - and having sex on the beach.
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Research suggests a key ingredient of cannabis may help to treat anxiety.

Vital component of cannabis ‘may help treat anxiety and substance abuse’

A key ingredient of cannabis may help treat anxiety and drug addiction, suggests a new study.

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Jayne loses four stone - twice - thanks to her local Slimming World!

Jayne loses four stone - twice - thanks to her local Slimming World!

What an amazing year it has been, for local mum Jayne Workman.

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David connects local communities

David connects local communities

Disconnected communities cost Northern Ireland £1.69 billion per year, according to a new study commissioned by Eden Project Communities and The Big Lunch.

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Vaping

Cigarette use in decline on National No Smoking Day

Today (March 8) is National No Smoking Day, and appropriately, new figures released show that the number of smokers is at its lowest level since records began in 1974.

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Scientists

New superbug immune to strongest antibiotics

A new variant of a gene that causes resistance to our strongest antibiotics has been discovered in a healthy person, prompting fears it could be spreading.
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Blood pressure medication

New pills to treat high blood pressure on horizon

New pills to treat high blood pressure could soon be available after a medical breakthrough by scientists.

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People with ginger hair are more at risk of suffering from Parkinson's disease according to new research.

Red hair link to Parkinson’s disease

Ginger haired people are more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease, according to new research.

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Mathewson gets ‘Age NI Pharmacy of the Year’

Mathewson gets ‘Age NI Pharmacy of the Year’

Mathewson Pharmacy, Ballymoney has been crowned the ‘Runner Up Age NI Pharmacy of the Year’ award.

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Paul and Steve Allen.

Family Children’s Centre boost for the north coast

A new, first of its kind, Family Children’s Centre is coming to Ballymoney this summer.

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Get involved in volunteering

Get involved in volunteering

Causeway Volunteer Centre works across Coleraine, Ballymoney and Moyle areas to promote and develop volunteering with organisations, like Bee Heard.

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