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Low-cost airline giving travellers more bang for their buck

It’s not every day that you can boast being taken to the skies by a famous explorer.

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Ballymena church provides families with festive cheer

Ballymena church provides families with festive cheer

More than 100 local families living below the poverty line will receive special Christmas hampers made by a Baptist Church.

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WANTED:
Community heroes in Ballymoney

WANTED: Community heroes in Ballymoney

Live Here Love Here is calling for the people of Ballymoney to nominate their community heroes for the Live Here Love Here Community Awards 2018.

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Pictured are Brian Ferguson, Communication Support Worker, Dorothy Hegarty, MBE, Trustee, Councillor Dermot Nicholl, Causeway Coast and Glens LAG Board Member, Dearbh�ile Hutchinson, Development Officer and James Mc Kernan, Chairman.

All ‘Hands on deck’ as Dungiven-based community Project nears completion

Causeway Coast and Glens Local Action Group will be opening for applications to the Rural Basic Services Scheme in February 2018 as part of the NI Rural Development Programme, 2014-2020.

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The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Councillor Joan Baird OBE, congratulates Peter Langton on his 40 years of dedication to the Girona Community Orchestra.

Mayoral reception for Girona’s Peter

A civic reception has been held for one of the longest serving members of the Girona Community Orchestra.

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National Trust says thanks to National Lottery players

National Trust says thanks to National Lottery players

The National Trust is opening the doors to some of its most popular places for free to National Lottery players as a thank you to people who have raised money for its conservation work by buying a lottery ticket.

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Community of Macosquin mourns death of Rev Victor Whyte

Community of Macosquin mourns death of Rev Victor Whyte

The congregation of Macosquin Presbyterian Church has mourned the passing of senior minister Rev. Victor Whyte, who passed away on November 27.

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Get ready for the fantastic Santa Splash 2017!

Get ready for the fantastic Santa Splash 2017!

Get the date in your diary for this year’s Santa Splash!

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Mission Christmas at Harry Corry Coleraine

Mission Christmas at Harry Corry Coleraine

The Harry Corry store in Coleraine has teamed up with Downtown Radio and Cool FM’s Cash for Kids charity to launch its 2017 ‘Mission Christmas’ appeal.

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Cancer charities music night

Cancer charities music night

November 21 saw the final night of three music nights in Ground coffee shop in Ballymoney organised to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Care and Angel Wishes, both organisations caring for people with cancer.

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Elizabeth Warden, Chairman of the Federation of Womens Institute presents a gift to Betty Kennedy, President of Aghadowey Womens Institute on the occasion of their 80th Anniversary Celebrations.

Aghadowey WI celebrate 80th anniversary

Aghadowey Women’s Institute met at the Lodge Hotel, Coleraine, on November 23 to celebrate their 80th anniversary.

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Undated handout photo of the Rev David Clarke, elected Wednesday February 8th 2006 as the new Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. Rev Clarke, who has been minister of Terrace Row Church in Coleraine, Co Londonderry for over 20 years, is the son of a butcher, and his brother played professional football for Sunderland. See PA story ULSTER Church. PRESS ASSOCIATION photo. Photo credit should read: PA

Henry Wilcox’s rude awakening

The BBC Sunday night dramatisation of E.M. Forster’s novel, ‘Howard’s End’, has come to a conclusion.

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Resident Ewart Toms and wife Hazel who celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary.

Love is in the air for Ewart and Hazel

Ratheane Care Home, Coleraine, was filled with love on November 29 as resident Ewart and wife Hazel Toms celebrated their emerald wedding anniversary.

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The effigy of Lundy goes up in flames.

Lundy takes centre stage in Londonderry

The annual Shutting of the Gates ceremony takes place in Londonderry tomorrow, the first Saturday in December.

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Sean Brolly from Ocho Tapas in Portrush shares a sangria with Hilary McConnell and Bronagh McAteer during Causeway Coast and Glens Restaurant Week at Ocho Tapas in Portrush.

Getting a flavour of the Causeway Coast and Glens

Local produce with a Caribbean twist, a paella cookery lesson and a Game of Thrones inspired eating experience were just some of the highlights of the recent Causeway Coast and Glens Restaurant Week.

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Dogs Trust Ballymena are holding their annual Christmas Fair on December 6.

Dogs Trust Ballymena hosting Christmas Fair

Festive frolics are afoot at Dogs Trust Ballymena as the team deck the halls in preparation for its annual Christmas Fair on December 6.

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Your Business, Your School comes to Loreto

Your Business, Your School comes to Loreto

All Year 8 students at Loreto College Coleraine took part in a workshop organised by Young Enterprise Northern Ireland on November 17.

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David Cairns, Agency Development Manager from sponsor NFU Mutual is pictured with the winners of the Prepared 21-25 age category at the YFCU Public Speaking Finals. (L-R) Gemma Dickey, Randalstown YFC; James Purcell, Dungiven YFC and Rebecca Lamont, Coleraine YFC. Also
pictured, YFCU President James Speers and Guest Speaker Cyril Millar.

Local YFC success in Public Speaking

YFCU members recently participated in the final of the Public Speaking Competition 2017 which was held at Magherafelt High School.

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Samaritans get on the road to Coleraine

Samaritans get on the road to Coleraine

To help continue the life changing, and life-saving, work of the charity throughout Northern Ireland, Samaritans recently welcomed a new member to the team in the form of a small van.

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The Little Snow Globe open in Coleraine

The Little Snow Globe open in Coleraine

Bookings are now open for a magical new children’s workshop in Coleraine.

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