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Tori is our SuperMum!

Published: April-21-2014 | Category: General News

THE County Down Spectator and Asda joined forces in the run-up to Mother's Day to identify a very special local SuperMum – someone who richly deserved a £250 shopping spree, courtesy of George at Asda. ...

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Starquest reveals wealth of talent


THE 'amazing talent' of youngsters from throughout Ards, Castlereagh, Down and North Down was showcased during the Starquest competition, which would have rivalled any Saturday night television o...

Holywood comic indulges his passion for cycling


HOLYWOOD man Michael Smiley left Northern Ireland in 1983 and now, more than 30 years later, he's got 'Something to Ride Home About'. ...

Promising young golfer gives up his clubs for a ‘higher’ purpose


BANGOR teenager Daniel Peacock, a member of the local Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has travelled some 6,000 miles to serve a two-year mission for the Church in Hong Kong. ...

Lego goes live for Easter Monday


BANGOR is offering a bumper day's free activities this Easter Monday, April 21. ...

Up for the cup


Powerade Towns Cup final, Clogher Valley v Donaghadee, Ravenhill, Monday, April 21, 2.30pm ...

Danger at the bottom of the garden


A 'SHOWER of asbestos' from demolition work has residents of a leafy Bangor street up in arms – yet, they say, the council left them hanging over their safety fears. ...

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