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‘Tales of the Skerry Roads’

Portrush Heritage Group have been carrying out a storytelling project, Tales of the Skerry Roads, in five local schools - Carnalridge Primary, St. Patrick’s Primary, Portrush Primary, Millstrand Integrated Primary and Ballytober Primary.

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Pictured left to right; Jonathan Lamberton, Corporate Engagement Executive at Northern Ireland Childrens Hospice and Alan Sproule, Strategic Development Manager of RiverRidge.

£30,000 boost for NI Children’s Hospice from RiverRidge

Three years of fundraising by RiverRidge, Northern Ireland’s leading waste management company with an outlet in Garvagh, has resulted in more than £30,000 being donated to the very worthy Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice.

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Do YOU know a real hero?

Do YOU know a real hero?

The search is on for unsung heroes in the Coleraine and Ballymoney area.

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Liam Beckett, Ballymoneys Black Santa, pictured with the Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Councillor Joan Baird OBE and guests Liz Johnston, Mervyn Storey MLA and Alastair Coyles.

Ballymoney’s ‘Black Santa’ hands out charity cheques

A number of local charities have received a donation from Ballymoney’s ‘Black Santa’.

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Nursing care awards’ new category

Nursing care awards’ new category

Ancillary workers in independent nursing and residential care homes in Northern Ireland are to be recognised in a new category that has been added to the 2018 Staff Nursing Care Awards.

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Rosemary Drama Group bring ‘Pride’s  Crossing’ to Ballymoney Town Hall

Rosemary Drama Group bring ‘Pride’s Crossing’ to Ballymoney Town Hall

Rosemary Drama Group, the largest and most active theatre group in Belfast, is preparing to take its latest production, Pride’s Crossing by Tina Howe, on the festival circuit to Ballymoney.

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Ciara off to UK Power Pageant

Ciara off to UK Power Pageant

A Rasharkin student is raising funds for a cancer charity as part of her participation in the UK Power Pageant event.

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A little piece of heaven in the Walled City

Nestled on a quiet street in the Maiden City is a recognised treasure - and a little piece of heaven.

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Apply for share of £35k in Skills & Opportunities funding

Apply for share of £35k in Skills & Opportunities funding

Local not-for-profit groups in the Coleraine and North Coast area are being urged to submit applications for a share of £35k of funding made available by Ulster Bank via its Skills & Opportunities Fund.

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Coleraine Probus President Des Moore greets Michael Moss, with club Treasurer Nigel Semple (L) and club member Norman Gallagher (R).

Michael brings Probus members up to par

Coleraine Probus had a look behind the scenes of last year’s Irish Open, when Michael Moss from Portstewart Golf Club came to talk to the members.

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Christie kids make rubbish into a work of art

Christie kids make rubbish into a work of art

Pupils of DH Christie Memorial Primary School has turned beach rubbish into a work of art.

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Ryan Godfrey, Manager Jollyes Pet Superstore located in Coleraine, makes donation of �750 to charity representative Margaret Dimsdale-Bobby, Chairman Causeway Coast Dog Rescue.

Dog rescue charity ‘Jollyes’ glad of donation

Jollyes Pet Superstore Coleraine has presented a donation to Causeway Coast Dog Rescue.

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Kind hearted staff and tenants at Clanmil Housings Abercorn Court, Cramsie Court and Hezlet Court housing schemes for older people in Portrush, Ballymoney and Coleraine came together for Valentines Day dinner and raffle on February 13 to help raise much needed funds for Barnardos Northern Ireland

Abercorn Court Valentine’s dinner date with Barnardo’s

Kind hearted staff and tenants at Clanmil Housing’s Abercorn Court, Cramsie Court and Hezlet Court housing schemes for older people in Portrush, Ballymoney and Coleraine came together for Valentine’s Day dinner and raffle to help raise much needed funds for Barnardos Northern Ireland.

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P6 teacher Ian Gilchrist.

Millburn’s Mr Gilchrist a ‘true inspiration’

Coleraine’s Millburn Primary School has announced that Year 6 teacher Ian Gilchrist has been nationally recognised by the Association for Language Learning, as an “outstanding finalist” in this year’s Primary Language Teacher of the Year.

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Putting young people at heart of community planning

Putting young people at heart of community planning

Representatives from Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council have attended a conference about the role of young people in community planning.

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: Representatives of The Pavestone Centre in Coleraine, recipients of an award from the William Trust, Rhoda Baxter, Rodger Connor, Karen Harvey and Wendy Longshawe pictured with the Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Councillor Joan Baird OBE.

Mayor hosts reception for William Keown recipients

The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council has hosted a reception for local groups who are making a difference to people with disabilities.

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Could you give little Bobby a “fur-ever” home?

Could you give little Bobby a “fur-ever” home?

Bobby is a beautiful eight-month-old special black Labrador who is searching for his forever home.

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The cast of  Rock n Roll Years & Dance Hall Days will transport you back to the nostalgic days and incredible music and artistes of 50s and 60s from the Shadows, Neil Sedaka, Dean Martin, Patsy Cline to Elvis and much, much more!

Rock ‘n’ Roll Years comes to the Riverside

The Rock’N’Roll Years and Dance Hall Days Show is back with a brand new show featuring George Jones, Clubsound and four wonderful singers.

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Dorothy (82) and Danny (82) McBride - married for 60 years - residents of Ratheane Care Home, Coleraine.

Love is in the air - at Ratheane Care Home!

A couple in Ratheane Care Home, Coleraine, celebrating their 65th Valentine’s Day together have revealed the key to a long and happy marriage is to be romantic all year round, not just on February 14.

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Rev David Clarke.

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK: The message of the half-hearted prayer

Before his conversion, the great Christian leader Augustine had been enjoying a hedonistic lifestyle.

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