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Donaghadee festival promises fun-filled fortnight

Donaghadee festival promises fun-filled fortnight

DONAGHADEE Festival is back for another fun-filled fortnight with dozens of events taking place in various locations around the town  from August 1-15. The Festival Fortnight programme, co-ordinated by the Donaghadee Development Group, is out now and has been widely distributed free to homes and outlets throughout the area. Details will also be included on

RNLI honours Bangor volunteer

AN RNLI volunteer from Bangor has been honoured with a Gold Badge at the charity’s annual presentation of awards for Northern Ireland. The event which was staged at the Titanic Museum in Belfast last week recognised Brenda Lindsay from the Bangor Fundraising Branch with the prestigious award for her commitment and dedication which has helped

North Down YMCA set to open its doors on new £409,000 premises

IN JUST five months time North Down’s dedicated YMCA will open the doors of its new town centre premises, thanks to a £409,000 refurbishment scheme. Last Thursday (25th) Social Development Minister Mervyn Storey announced the appointment of Piperhill Construction Limited to refurbish new premises for use by North Down YMCA. As part of the comprehensive development scheme

Verging on the ridiculous

A GRASS routes issue is continuing to cause alarm along some of the busiest roads around North Down, it has been claimed this week. For in recent months there have been complaints that the grass along miles of roadside verges and central reservations has been growing out of control. Drivers in particular have complained that