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McGuinness legacy will be to shed more light on this serious illness, says NI man with Amyloidosis

Colin Nevin, who suffers from the same rare degenerative health condition which Martin McGuinness was diagnosed with, has spoken of his sorrow at the former Deputy First Minister’s death.

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Apple has launched its most affordable iPad

Apple launches their cheapest iPad ever

Apple has launched its most affordable iPad ever costing less than £270.

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Fancy a ramble this April?

Are you up for the Causeway Coast Challenge Walk 2017?

The annual Causeway Coast Challenge Walk for 2017 is set to run again this year on Sunday, April 30.

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Stephanie’s dear memories

Stephanie’s dear memories

Following an appeal for old pictures and stories for the Sentinel’s nostalgia pages, a local lady has sent in her ‘trip down memory lane’.

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Kevin King

Charity golf day and gala ball in memory of Kevin King (22)

The family and friends of a young Derry man who died suddenly from a heart condition are to hold a golf tournament and gala ball in his memory this May.

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The Castle Ward Trail.

WALKS: Head for Ned Stark’s Winterfell at Castle Ward

We continue our series of recommended routes in conjunction with NIWalks.com with a glimpse of the treasures to be found on the Castle Ward Castle Trail in Co Down.

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A beggar accosts a gentleman.

In praise of the workhouses, those ‘grim Bastilles of despair’

The workhouse has a bad name. People dreaded it. Would you want to go there? No. Nor I.

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ADVICE: You can help your dog overcome anxiety

ADVICE: You can help your dog overcome anxiety

When our dogs are anxious about things it can be upsetting for us. There are many things which can make a dog anxious: meeting strangers, travelling in the car, being alone, fireworks ...

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Supreme Court clarifies law on excluding individuals from your will

Supreme Court clarifies law on excluding individuals from your will

The past week saw the conclusion of the long running legal case, originally known as Ilott v Mitson.

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CAB ADVICE: I had money trouble, and worry it will affect my credit rating

CAB ADVICE: I had money trouble, and worry it will affect my credit rating

QUESTION: Q. How do loan companies decide to give credit? A few years ago I had money troubles and I am worried this will affect my loan application.

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The race will leave Belfast City Hall at 9am, linking west and east Belfast.

10 Greats Things To Do In Belfast And Beyond

With St Patrick’s Day kicking off this weekend, there are loads of family-friendly events across Northern Ireland to entertain everyone.

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Damien and wife Trisha, with now 6-year old Faith and 18-year old Jamie

Mum of local teen who beat cancer twice reveals pride at Jamies ‘Journie’

Jamie Harkin from Londonderry was just 12-years-old when he was diagnosed with cancer. Now, just weeks after his 18th birthday, Jamie’s mum Trisha shares how proud she and husband Damien are of their beloved son, as he fights to support others battling the disease.

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What you should do if  you find a stray cat

What you should do if you find a stray cat

What should you do if you find a stray cat? Sadly, we often receive stray cats into the practice. The best outcome is if the cat is microchipped and we can reunite it with its owners, but this is not always the case.

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SLIDESHOW: Causeway Coast & Glens Council welcomes Fairtrade visitor

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council marked Fairtrade Fortnight with a visit from a Nicaraguan chocolate factory worker.

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The Mayor Alderman Hilary McClintock, with, from left Teresa Molloy, Director of Performance and Service Improvement with the Western Trust, Paul McNaught North West Development Office, John Kelpie, Chief Executive, Derry and Strabane District Council and contractor Edmund Quinn of Quinn Automatic as they cut the first sod at the launch of Phase 4 of the Gransha Greenway which will link the pathway below the Foyle Bridge to a new path round the Gransha Estate.Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 07.03.17

Next phase of Greenway launched

The Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Alderman Hilary McClintock, this week launched the fourth Phase of the Waterside greenway route linking into Gransha Estate.

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Another chance to see Steps in Belfast

Another chance to see Steps in Belfast

Do to overwhelming demand, Steps have announced an extra Belfast date for their upcoming tour.

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Tesco Spaghetto Bolognese

Tesco recalls spagbol over allergy fears

Tesco is recalling a line of frozen Spaghetti Bolognese due to the presence of  egg which is not on the label.

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Dungannon Park is a 70-acre oasis centred round an idyllic still water lake, with miles of interesting pathways.

Much more than a walk in the park

We’ve teamed up with WalkNi to tell you about fascinating strolls, rambles and hikes in places you might otherwise not have considered. Some are local, others will mean an away day, but all are well worth it. This week it’s a parkland set in 70 acres of flora, fauna and water.

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What stories can we learn by researching our ancestors?

You’ve seen the TV show, so who do you think you are?

Who Do I Think I Am? Yes, you! Can you name your eight great grandparents? I thought not, but if it weren’t for them you wouldn’t be here.

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Former factory worker Ruby Jordan (90) has suggested moving the planned Factory Girls sculpture to Carlisle Circus.

Ruby recalls ‘happy days’ of the Londonderry factory workers

Former factory worker Ruby Jordan recently called for the long-awaited Factory Girls Sculpture to be situated within the once bustling industrial heartland of Londonderry at Carlisle Circus.

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