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Footballers make Ben the real goal

Footballers make Ben the real goal

THE old saying ‘charity begins at home’ was perfectly demonstrated last Saturday as locals and close neighbours came out in their droves to show their support for a popular Donaghadee family and raise vital funds for a cause close to their heart through a charity football match. Already proud parents to two young boys, the

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A BIRTHDAY bash with a difference is set to mark the milestone anniversary of a sporting institution in Bangor tomorrow (Friday) - Abbey Boxing Club. The gloves will definitely be off as the club marks 20 years in the town with a high profile show involving some of its most talented fighters at the gym

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Dee Masterplan ‘positive step’

SOCIAL Development Minister Mervyn Storey has launched a Masterplan for Donaghadee town centre. It will provide strategic guidance for the promotion, implementation and timing of regeneration initiatives in the town centre over the next 15 – 20 years. The Masterplan sets out the vision and plan for the town centre. Proposals include: • redevelopment of

Boxing clever Chloe shows real girl power

SHE’S a real knockout attraction from Bangor, in more ways than one, for talented teenager Chloe Kerry is making a big name for herself - as a boxer! Aged just 19 she has been turning heads in the sport  since she was only 10 years old. Even Northern Ireland’s Commonwealth Games Silver Medalist Michaela Walsh

Strongwoman Jacqui has eye on world powerlifting prize

JUST nine months after Jacqui Pope hit the strongwoman competition arena, she has her eye on a world powerlifting prize. For the local strongwoman will represent Great Britain when she competes in the World Classic Powerlifting Championships, in Finland, next month. The 42 year old woman hopes to enjoy medal success when she takes part the

Record-breaker Rory

IT was another weekend of spectacular repeat record-breaking from the world number one golfer, Holywood’s Rory McIlroy. He won the Wells Fargo Championship in North Carolina with an incredible final score over four days of golf of 267 shots, or 21 under par and a new tournament record. On the way he broke his own