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    NEW DONAGHADEE HOUSING SCHEME APPROVED

    SIXTEEN new homes are to be built on the outskirts of Donaghadee – despite the objections of several local residents. Another housing scheme on High...

    Woman (57) spends month sleeping in city centre park

    Woman (57) spends month sleeping in city centre park   By Lesley Walsh   A BANGOR woman spent almost four weeks sleeping on a bench in the city’s...

    70 SAPLINGS PULLED FROM GROUND BY VANDALS

    SEVENTY sapling oak trees, planted in a Bangor park to mark the 200th anniversary of the RNLI, have been ripped out. The planting of 200...

    DIAMOND CELEBRATIONS FOR DONAGHADEE COUPLE

    A DONAGHADEE couple were joined by family on Saturday, to celebrate their diamond anniversary – 60 years to the day they tied the knot. Raymond...

    THOUSANDS SIGN PETITION TO SAVE BALLYCOPELAND WINDMILL

    THOUSANDS of people have signed a petition calling for Millisle’s historic Ballycopeland windmill and Ability cafe to be saved from closure at the end...

    CENTRAL WINS PLANNING PERMISSION IN FACE OF FUNDING BLOW

    BANGOR Central’s new school won planning permission this week, just days after its crushing funding blow. The integrated primary’s new build project sailed through a...

    COUNCILLORS VOTE THEMSELVES £2K PAY RISE

    Councillors vote themselves £2k pay rise COUNCILLORS are set to give themselves a pay rise of almost £2,000. At a meeting on Tuesday night, an Ards...

    New breast screening service opens at hospital

    New breast screening service opens at hospital A NEW PERMANENT breast screening service is now available at the Ulster Hospital, providing a state-of-the-art clinic closer...

    LAURA IN RUNNING FOR VET NURSE OF THE YEAR

    A HOLYWOOD woman is in the final of the Vet Nurse of the Year competition. Laura Hearst, a veterinary nurse based at Garden Lodge clinic...

    RAF HONOURS LOCAL MAN’S SERVICE DURING NUCLEAR TESTS

    A FORMER Groomsport man has been presented with a medal marking his involvement in Britain’s nuclear testing in the 50s and 60s. Bernard (‘Barney’) Jenkins,...