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Live it up as a local in vibrant New York

I’d imagine that New York is on many people’s ‘bucket list’ of places to visit. It certainly was on mine. Not so far off the scale that I’d probably never get there, more like somewhere I just hadn’t made it to yet.

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Lucy Goose wins Limavady Christmas Windows Competition

Lucy Goose wins Limavady Christmas Windows Competition

Giftware and accessories shop Lucy Goose has won first place in Limavady’s Christmas Window Display Competition.

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A Splish, Splash, Splosh for SANDS!

A Splish, Splash, Splosh for SANDS!

Will you be feeling a little hungover on New Year’s Day?

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Low-cost airline giving travellers more bang for their buck

Low-cost airline giving travellers more bang for their buck

It’s not every day that you can boast being taken to the skies by a famous explorer.

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Pictured are Brian Ferguson, Communication Support Worker, Dorothy Hegarty, MBE, Trustee, Councillor Dermot Nicholl, Causeway Coast and Glens LAG Board Member, Dearbh�ile Hutchinson, Development Officer and James Mc Kernan, Chairman.

All ‘Hands on deck’ as Dungiven-based community Project nears completion

Causeway Coast and Glens Local Action Group will be opening for applications to the Rural Basic Services Scheme in February 2018 as part of the NI Rural Development Programme, 2014-2020.

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The effigy of Lundy goes up in flames.

Lundy takes centre stage in Londonderry

The annual Shutting of the Gates ceremony takes place in Londonderry tomorrow, the first Saturday in December.

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Sean Brolly from Ocho Tapas in Portrush shares a sangria with Hilary McConnell and Bronagh McAteer during Causeway Coast and Glens Restaurant Week at Ocho Tapas in Portrush.

Getting a flavour of the Causeway Coast and Glens

Local produce with a Caribbean twist, a paella cookery lesson and a Game of Thrones inspired eating experience were just some of the highlights of the recent Causeway Coast and Glens Restaurant Week.

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Dogs Trust Ballymena are holding their annual Christmas Fair on December 6.

Dogs Trust Ballymena hosting Christmas Fair

Festive frolics are afoot at Dogs Trust Ballymena as the team deck the halls in preparation for its annual Christmas Fair on December 6.

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Your Business, Your School comes to Loreto

Your Business, Your School comes to Loreto

All Year 8 students at Loreto College Coleraine took part in a workshop organised by Young Enterprise Northern Ireland on November 17.

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Top YouTuber Adam Beales.

Meet the teenage NI YouTube star now partnering with Disney

A teenage Northern Ireland YouTuber says he is delighted after his channel attracted over 600,000 subscribers and secured him a partnership with Disney.

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The Loreto College team who won the Northern Ireland heat of the UK Mathematics Trust Senior Team Mathematics Challenge. The team members, who were accompanied by Mrs Martina Mackle to the competition, which was held in Rockport School, Holywood, were: Molly Brennan (Year 14), Callum Johnston (Year 14), Conor Kelly (Year 13)
and Joseph Mullan (Year 13).

It all adds up for Loreto maths students

A team from Loreto College took first place in the Northern Ireland heat of the UK Mathematics Trust Senior Team Mathematics Challenge on Friday, November 17.

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Poetry competition at Loreto

Poetry competition at Loreto

Loreto College held a Poetry Competition to celebrate National Poetry Day in October, with students invited to write poetry on any aspect of the theme of Freedom.

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The Christmas dinner pizza

Asda launch full Christmas dinner pizza with all the trimmings

There's nothing quite like a traditional Christmas dinner but if you're tempted to dodge the responsibility of cooking up a festive feast this year then read on!
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Students from Coleraine Grammar School, Dalriada School and Loreto College who took part in the MMI Interview Day for Medicine and Dentistry at Loreto College Coleraine.

Testing times for prospective doctors and dentists at Loreto

Prospective Medicine and Dentistry students from several local schools were put to the test in Loreto

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Well, hello Dolly! Portrush Music Society are looking for YOU!

Well, hello Dolly! Portrush Music Society are looking for YOU!

After the success of their production of ‘9 to 5: The Musical’ in May, Portrush Music Society are

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Everybody Active funding information workshops

Everybody Active funding information workshops

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council is hosting drop-in information sessions about its Everybody Active grants programme.

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Pictured at the launch of the Peace IV Understanding our Area programme are Suzanne Fol, PEACE IV Admin Assistant; Margaret Edgar, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Cultural Services Manager; Sarah Jane Goldring, Peace IV Officer; John Tan, Accessible Heritage Group, Jonathan Adams, RNIB Community Access Support, Georgina Magee, Accessible Heritage Group, Dr Nicholas Wright, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Museum Services Community Engagement Officer; Richard Millar, Accessible Heritage Group; Helen Perry, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Museum Services Development Manager. Seated: Joyce Bunting, Stan Lightowler (with Greg), and Mark McShane, all from the Accessible Heritage Group; Councillor Joan Baird OBE, Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council and Stephanie Stewart, Accessible Heritage Group.

Peace IV programme aims to enhance understanding of area

A programme of community projects which aim to enhance our understanding of the Causeway Coast and Glens has been officially launched in Coleraine.

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Caitlin Meenan, Coleraine; Cathlyn McDowell, Coleraine; Holly Duncan, Portrush; and Gemma Reid, Cullybackey, Sharmayne Simmons, Health and Social Care course co-ordinator. Health and Social Care students at Northern Regional College in Coleraine launched their annual charity fundraising campaign this week.

Charity caring is a ‘piece of cake’ for NRC students

Health and Social Care students at Northern Regional College in Coleraine launched their annual charity fundraising campaign this week.

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An example of one of the scam messages

Warning over scam WhatsApp supermarket money-off messages

Police have issued a warning about a new scam currently doing the rounds on WhatsApp involving 'money off vouchers' for supermarkets like Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and M&S.

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‘Energy of Light’ disco for adults

‘Energy of Light’ disco for adults

The Waterside Theatre will host its monthly Energy of Light disco with resident DJ Oliver Brown on Wednesday, November 15 from 2-4pm.

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