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Betty marks centenary with afternoon tea

Published: September-22-2014 | Category: General News

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

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Bangor pilot injured in Florida air crash

September-18-2014

A BANGOR man has been seriously injured after the plane he was flying crashed into a public park in Florida. ...

Supercouncil to spend £15k on coat of arms

September-18-2014

A LOCAL politician has taken up arms against a supercouncil plan to spend almost £15,000 on a new coat. ...

Police hunt farm arsonists

September-18-2014

MOVES are afoot to smoke out the dead-of-night arsonists who are now being linked to up to 30 malicious fires across scenic rural idyll Craigantlet - in the past six months. ...

The ‘hottest property in Irish art’

September-18-2014

THIS is the Bangor man who is being hailed as 'the hottest property in Irish contemporary art'. ...

Mayor’s ‘Close’ encounter is a massive box office hit

September-17-2014

IT was the fight of the century on Saturday and in true fairytale fashion the local boy won the day after a Titanic struggle - not in Belfast"s Titanic Quarter but on Queen's Parade in Bangor. ...

Travels with my duck

September-16-2014

A BUNCH of Bangor students biking 1,000 miles across Vietnam? ...

‘Hope 4 Ellsa’ charity match raises £1,500

August-28-2014

A CHARITY football match has helped raise some of the vital funds needed to send Bangor's little 19 week old Ellsa Alexander-Adams for specialised medical treatment in Boston. ...

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