Thursday, 28th August 2014


Aspects of war

Published: August-28-2014 | Category: General News

FOLLOWING the 100th anniversary of the First World War, Bangor's popular literature festival Aspects will have a reflective feel this year. ...

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‘Hope 4 Ellsa’ charity match raises £1,500


A CHARITY football match has helped raise some of the vital funds needed to send Bangor's little 19 week old Ellsa Alexander-Adams for specialised medical treatment in Boston. ...

Catching up with the roller queens


THEY were just two old friends enjoying a catch-up over lunch, but unbeknownst to their fellow diners at the Ava last Saturday Janet Boal and Gillian Fraser have also, unwittingly, become the fac...

Marina gains safe Park Mark


BANGOR Marina car park has been awarded 'Park Mark' safer parking status by the Safer Parking Scheme. ...

New area commander takes over


CHIEF Inspector Gerry McGrath has been appointed as the new Area Commander for North Down and Ards. ...

Politicians open fire on Grey Point museum staff cuts


POLITICIANS have vowed to go into battle over plans to axe staff at a WWI-era monument. ...

Mayor hits the Hollywood high (rise) life


NORTH Down’s mayor was living the high life this week, hobnobbing with Hollywood A-listers. ...

Sewer roadworks spread


ANOTHER Bangor road is being dug up for sewer work. ...

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