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M8-16-04 Leg Wax

Former mayor gets a painful waxing but gets by with a little ‘yelp’ for his friends

AN OPPORTUNITY to tear strips off a high profile politician is one not to be missed. And one such chance took place in Bangor last Friday – with the added bonus of watching the public figure concerned  going through the pain barrier too. And so quite a crowd turned up to see a normally polished

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M8-16-04 Leg Wax

Former mayor gets a painful waxing but gets by with a little ‘yelp’ for his friends

AN OPPORTUNITY to tear strips off a high profile politician is one not to be missed. And one such chance took place in Bangor last Friday – with the added bonus of watching the public figure concerned  going through the pain barrier too. And so quite a crowd turned up to see a normally polished

M8-16-04 Leg Wax

Former mayor gets a painful waxing but gets by with a little ‘yelp’ for his friends

AN OPPORTUNITY to tear strips off a high profile politician is one not to be missed. And one such chance took place in Bangor last Friday – with the added bonus of watching the public figure concerned  going through the pain barrier too. And so quite a crowd turned up to see a normally polished

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Bear Grylls backs campaign to save famous lifeboat

TELEVISION adventurer Bear Grylls has given his support to a campaign to save Ireland’s most famous lifeboat. His great grandfather, Sir Walter Smiles, was among 130 people who died in the Princess Victoria tragedy of 1953. The Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s volunteer crew at Donaghadee in Northern Ireland, aboard the Sir Samuel Kelly lifeboat, risked

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Private beds cost double price of threatened Bangor Hospital ward

TREATING patients at Bangor Hospital’s threatened inpatients ward is half the price of local private beds – but health bosses still want to chop it to save cash. On average each intermediate care patient in Bangor Community Hospital last year cost just over £2,760 to the South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust. By contrast

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May Day weekend feels the need for speed as hill race gets in gear

RACING fans can see an entirely new type of car speeding through North Down’s countryside – in less than a month’s time. That’s because this year the Craigantlet Hillclimb has left its traditional summer date on the starting grid, shifting to the first weekend in May instead. And at the same time the road race

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