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    Flare disposal event at Bangor Marina

    BOAT owners are asked to bring any time-expired marine distress flares to a disposal event at Bangor Marina next month. The initiative is being organised...

    Obituary: Mrs Yvonne Friers – Holywood centenarian who was renowned for her colourful hats

    By Ruth Dowds YVONNE Friers, the widow of famed cartoonist and illustrator Rowel, has died at her Holywood home in Victoria Road at the age...

    Joint ‘priority’ call for Bangor Central new build

    By Julie Waters FIVE local Assembly politicians have written a joint letter to Education Minister Paul Given calling on him to ‘prioritise’ Bangor Central...

    Former councillor’s campaign on Assisted Dying

    ‘It is about people having that choice of how they want to die’  By Ruth Dowds FORMER Alliance councillor Gavin Walker is pushing to open the...

    Gold coast fails to secure Blue Flag – again

    By Julie Waters THE golden sands of Ards and North Down have again failed to win a prestigious Blue Flag Award for quality beaches. The...

    MLA welcomes work to create oyster reef

    A LOCAL Assemblyman has praised efforts to establish an oyster reef at Bangor Marina as a welcome boost for local marine life. Independent Unionist...

    Kilcooley gets in tune with DJ mural

    By Julie Waters HOMEGROWN DJ Micky Modelle was certainly hitting the high notes of musical success when his mural was unveiled at Kilcooley. The...

    Bangor man’s proud links to the hero and heroine of Dunkirk

    BANGOR man Alan Cook has been recalling the heroic role his grandfather played in rescuing troops from the beaches of Dunkirk during World War...

    Our children’s safety was ignored

    Education officials accused of putting kids at risk By Julie Waters EDUCATION bosses have been accused of ‘ignoring children’s safety’  after a Crawfordsburn preschool building...

    Holywood singer to feature on RTE and launch album

    By Ruth Dowds A LOCAL singer songwriter is preparing to represent Co. Down in RTE One's Songs of Ireland, in the same month she launches...