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Fireworks spectacular

Published: October-25-2014 | Category: General News

THIS year's Seapark Fireworks Festival on Saturday October 25, is set to be the best yet featuring a fun-fair, a food fair, live music and a spectacular fireworks display finale to finish the event in style. ...

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JOIN local bird expert Aidan Crean to find out more about the autumn birdlife of Balloo Woodland on a leisurely stroll around the nature reserve on Saturday, October 25, at 11am. ...

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DETECTIVES investigating an aggravated burglary in the Rathgill Crescent area of Bangor on Friday, October 10, during which a 41-year-old male was assaulted, conducted a series of searches and ar...

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