Wednesday, 1st October 2014

LOCALNEWS

 

http://countydownspectator.com/media/k2/items/cache/3d105248b10b0d962a881701f9482c8d_M.jpg

North Down’s new police chief ‘comes home’

Published: October-30-2014 | Category: General News

FOR North Down and Ards police chief Gerry McGrath taking up the reins of command is 'like coming home'. ...

0 : Comments Not rated yet Tweet More

Scourge of the jellyfish!

September-30-2014

AN 'INVASION' of jellyfish, including some so venomous they can sometimes induce heart attacks in people with their stings, are swamping North Down's coastal waters in their thousands. ...

Hunt for farmyard firestarter heat up

September-30-2014

A STRING of more than 30 malicious fires, which recently struck fear into North Down's farming heartland of Craigantlet, have become a burning issue in Northern Ireland's corridors of power. ...

Tributes paid on minister’s retirement

September-24-2014

FOR the members of Ballycrochan Presbyterian Church the past weekend was full of reminiscences as their minister, Rev Douglas Bradley, retired after 27 years' service. ...

Kids work gaming mojo at Coder Dojo

September-24-2014

BANGOR'S budding computer experts are being given the chance to create the next gaming hit at a new club for teenagers. ...

Veterans unfurl Wings Appeal

September-23-2014

Members of the RAF Association joined the Mayor of North Down Peter Martin to launch the Annual Royal Air Forces Association (RAFA) Battle of Britain Wings Appeal at the Town Hall, Bangor earlier...

Bangor author’s fundraising ‘Ramblings of an Old Codger’

September-23-2014

A BANGOR author has written a fundraising book The Ramblings of an Old Codger to raise funds for Dundonald's Ulster Hospital. ...

Betty marks centenary with afternoon tea

September-22-2014

BETTY Callender celebrated a 100th birthday at her home in Dorothy Avenue, Bangor, with afternoon tea in the company of family, friends and carers. ...

Public Realm Watch

Latest Comments

440k is an absolutely huge amount of money to invest in a minority sport. I know the council need to...
“I am disappointed that the DUP leader Peter Robinson has declared his support for Paster James McCo...

//FEATURES

Digital Newspaper


Want to read a digital version of our weekly newspaper for your smartphone or tablet?
Only £1!!!


Click here to buy your copy now!

 

Online Community

community


Join North Down's largest online Community and have your say on everything that matters!

  • Comment on the news
  • Start discussions
  • Ask questions
  • Write your own blog
  • Share photos & videos


Click here to get started...

 

 

 

Classified Ads


Our Classified Ads are currently not available, please check back soon



Thank you for your patience.

 

Latest Discussions

2 weeks ago 0 330
2 months ago 0 1832
2 months ago 0 1056

Local Services Directory


Looking for a local tradesperson, retail store, services supplier or even a venue for your next great night out?

 

Click here to check it out...

 

Latest Readers' Blogs

Sand making machine Classification
0
Sand making machine green route
0
Sand making machine efficient productivity
0

Photo Sales


Is there a photograph of you or someone you know in a recent edition of the Spectator? Wondering how to order a copy?

 

Click here for details...

 

Speccy's Blog

Speccy
12 post(s)
"The Spectator's own blogger writes..."
No pain, no gain!
That will be a phrase that will have to be remembered over the next two years as the work to bring the public realm improvements to life in Bangor and Holywood exerts a squeeze on the town centres.You...
Continue Reading...
Rate this blog entry:

Welcome to the Spectator Online

W

elcome to the new website of the County Down Spectator! The Spectator has been bringing news and views to the local communities of the Borough of North Down in Northern Ireland since 1904. We've been with you through all the good times and the bad, the happy and the sad. We've advised you, laughed with you, cheered you on and we've been there when you needed a helping hand. The Spectator is for the people of North Down and, ultimately, by the people of North Down.

Times are changing though. From being your main source of news and information, 24/7 satellite news and the internet has meant that we've had to look again at how we can bring our valued audiences the support and interest that you now need. Our weekly newspaper will proudly continue but will now be joined by a range of digital publications, including this website, email and the main social media channels including Facebook and Twitter.

But more than that, we're going to evolve what we do to be better at what we've always done - to provide you, the residents of Bangor, Holywood, Donaghadee and everywhere inbetween, with a stage, a megaphone, a gallery - in short we're going to try to help give you the voice to say whatever you want within your community. We're going to help you make a difference...

Welcome to the new County Down Spectator online. Your community, your voice, your local audience!

Community Login


Follow us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/countydownspectator

 

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/codownspectator

 

RSS Feed - http://www.countydownspectator.com/index.php/news?format=feed

Copyright Spectator Newspapers ©  2014
D E Alexander & Sons Ltd, 91 Main St, Bangor, Co Down BT20 4AF
Tel: +44 (0)28 9127 0270 E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.