Students go wild in the woodland

STUDENTS in the Bangor area have successfully transformed a run down woodland on college grounds into a new outdoor classroom. The project was funded by the Big Lottery Fund and gained the support from the wild flower planting project Grow Wild. The group of SERC students, aided by the School of Construction, overhauled the neglected


Dr Marlin and his Wild West Illusion Show which will be taking place at Sea Bangor on Saturday 27 & 28 June. Produced by Cahoots NI, this fantastic magic show will fascinate and amaze children and adults alike. Combining elements of Cabaret and Vaudeville, Dr Marlin's Wild West Illusion Show features an entertaining mix of storytelling, magic, circus and live music!

Sea Bangor promises family fun

THIS year’s Sea Bangor Maritime Festival will be action-packed with fun and entertainment for all the family. Situated in a tented village on Bangor’s Quay Street, the festival which is part of Ards and North Down Borough Council’s Events Programme, takes place on June 27-28. For children, Cahoots NI will be bringing their specially-created theatrical


Pipe band success

AT the United Kingdom pipe band championships which were held recently at Stormont Estate in Belfast, local pipe band Cleland Memorial gained 3rd place and 1st place for drumming in their Grade, 4A. This was a major championship and the band under the leadership of Pipe Major Caldwell Hamilton and  Drum Sergeant Richard Coffey were

Derek Davis

Death of broadcaster Derek Davis

THE death has occured of respected Irish journalist and broadcaster Derek Davis at the age of 67. He was born in Holywood and grew up in Bangor but became a household name in the Irish Republic. He began his media career as a news reporter, working with the American network ABC and BBC Northern Ireland,





M31-25-06 Cricket

Bangor go joint top

BANGOR cricket firsts stunned champions elect Muckamore at the sun drenched Upritchard Park on Tuesday evening to go to joint top in the NCU section one. In a match restricted to a 20/20 game as it had previously been rained off, captain English won the toss and put the well backed Muckamore side in. Bangor