Friday, 31st October 2014


Helping charity is a family affair

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

RAISING awareness of the vital work carried out by the charity Epilepsy Action NI has become a family affair for the Warmingtons. ...

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Environmentalists get in a spin over historic ‘silk’ tree


ENVIRONMENTALISTS are branching out into a new campaign to protect an historic 'silk' tree in Bangor amid fears that it could be put at risk from possible major redevelopment plans. ...

Museum relives the era when Bangor was the ‘light of the world’


NORTH Down Museum celebrates its 30th anniversary with the launch of an exciting new Christian Heritage Gallery which will allow visitors to explore a time when Bangor was known as 'the Light of ...

Will factory site be home to 26 families?


THIS old factory site, once the home of one of Bangor's biggest employers, could soon be home to 26 families. ...

Firewalk raises £7,000 for charities


THE Brown family from Bangor presented £7,000 to local charities the Children's Heartbeat Trust and Helping Hand. ...

Park and Ride scheme for Dufferin Avenue


BANGOR'S once badly under-used Dufferin Avenue car park could be making an impression as a new park-and-ride facility for the town's bus and train station now it is free to use again. ...

Oil spill pollutes beauty spot


A MYSTERY oil spill has polluted a Bangor beauty spot – from a mile away. ...

Pensioner’s car burned out in arson attack


AN ELDERLY Bangor pensioner has been left without transport to visit his ill wife, after his car was burned out in a suspected arson attack. ...

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