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Looking after someone? New online support available for carers

The Northern Trust has teamed up with Carers NI and Carers UK to offer further support to carers across this area via digital resources tailored to their needs.

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Specsavers representatives Tony McGinn (left) and Stuart Brown (right) with Spirit of NI presenter Pamela Ballantine and judge Eamon Holmes.

Search on for Spirit of NI Awards nominees

The search is on for Coleraine’s unsung heroes.

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W.O.W. fundraiser  for Cherish A Child

W.O.W. fundraiser for Cherish A Child

Several hundred people gathered in the Ballymoney Church of God Youth Hall for another special event hosted by the W.O.W! Women of Worth team.

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Stress free puppy petting day for students at  Coleraine Uni

Stress free puppy petting day for students at Coleraine Uni

Henry and Harry are just two of the rescue dogs from the Causeway Coast Dog Rescue which appeared at the Students’ Union in Coleraine to host a ‘Stress Free Puppy Petting Day’.

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PACEMAKER, BELFAST, 17/1/2018: Former Vauxhall International North West 200 race winner, Jeremy McWilliams joins Event Director, Mervyn Whyte and Air Ambulance NI Chairman, Ian Crowe to announce the  selection of AANI as the race festival's chosen charity for 2018. Also included are pilot, Richard Steele and Paramedic, Stuart Stevenson.
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Air Ambulance NI is designated charity for 2018 NW200

The Air Ambulance NI (AANI) will once again be the designated charity of the 2018 Vauxhall International North West 200.

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Pop up shop and fashion show at St Colum’s

Pop up shop and fashion show at St Colum’s

Ladies, here’s a date for the diary...

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Causeway Coast and Glens Family History Society

The first Branch Meeting of the Causeway Coast and Glens Family History Society in 2018 falls on Tuesday, January 30 at 8pm with a talk by Alister McReynolds on Kith and Kin, The Continuing Legacy of The Scotch-Irish in America.

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Northern Ireland wind energy company, Simple Power, has announced its long-term support for the RNLI (l-r) Coxswain Des Austin, Kerry Gregg, Deputy Launching Authority, Simple Power Chief Executive Philip Rainey, Life Boat operations manager Keith Gilmore and crew member Tim Nelson.

Simple Power sponsorship for Portrush RNLI

Northern Ireland wind energy company, Simple Power, has announce its long-term support for the RNLI, the charity that saves lives at sea.

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Army Cadet Force recruiting

Army Cadet Force recruiting

Are your teens driving you mad?

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Cat charity on the prowl for more volunteers

A local cat welfare charity is hoping to attract more volunteers by holding a recruitment event.

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Ballycastle Rotary has a date for your diary!

Ballycastle Rotary has a date for your diary!

With countless new 2018 diaries waiting to be filled, The Rotary Club of Ballycastle is delighted to assist in the matter!

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Loreto College student Susan McKendry, whose project was Highly Commended at the 2018 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition, pictured with Martina Anderson MEP, Karen Mullan MLA and Padraig Whelton of BT.

Success for Loreto at BT Young Scientists competition

It was a successful and inspiring week for six sixth form students from Loreto College Coleraine, who represented their school at the 2018 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in Dublin.

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Charity concert with Owen Mac and Country Harmony

Charity concert with Owen Mac and Country Harmony

How do you fancy a charity concert with the one and only Owen Mac and Country Harmony?

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Barazina Choir to appear at ‘Let’s Sing Gospel’ concerts

Barazina Choir to appear at ‘Let’s Sing Gospel’ concerts

Let’s Sing Gospel choir will be accompanied by Barazina Youth Choir when they appear at Portstewart Baptist Church on January 27 and The Diamond Hall at the University of Ulster on February 3.

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The Physics department proved popular during Coleraine Grammar School's Open Night.

1,500 attend Coleraine Grammar School’s open evenings

Approximately 1500 prospective pupils and their parents attended Coleraine Grammar’s Open Evenings on the Lodge Road campus recently.

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The Polish Consul General, Dariusz Adler, accompanied by the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Poland, Jerome Mullan, and  John Dallat, MLA, visited St Pauls College, Kilrea to meet with the Polish students.  
Mr Adler discussed his role and talked to students about studying GCSE Polish in St. Pauls and the Polish community in general in Northern Ireland.  The school is very grateful to Mr Dallat who arranged the visit.  Also included in the photo are Gosia OHagan and Mrs Anne Dallat.

Polish Consul General visits St Paul’s, Kilrea

St Paul’s College in Kilrea welcomed a very special visitor recently.

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Some year 10 pupils visited the Ulster Museum  where they participated in a World War 1 Poetry and Drama workshop.

Museum visit for North Coast pupils

Some pupils from North Coast Integrated College took their learning out of the classroom recently.

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HSCB advice  on  GP Out of Hours service

HSCB advice on GP Out of Hours service

With around 3,000 more calls to the GP Out of Hours during the holiday period this year, the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) have reminded the public to consider their options before ringing the service.

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Rev David Clarke.

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK: ‘The marks of royalty’

On Sunday last, millions were glued to their television sets, learning about the secrets that lie behind a royal coronation, and hearing the observations of Her Majesty the Queen about that event of 65 years ago, in which she was the central figure.

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‘With a little bit of luck’ you’ve got My Fair Lady tickets

‘With a little bit of luck’ you’ve got My Fair Lady tickets

“With a little bit of luck” you have already booked your tickets for Ballywillan Drama Group’s production of ‘My Fair Lady’ in Coleraine’s Riverside Theatre.

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