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45 min ago | Ballycastle Today

Hundreds set to get new kitchens

The NIHE has listed their programme of work for the next year including maintenance work, kitchen replacements, double glazing and heating installation.

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3 hrs ago | Dromore Today

Work starts on a revamp for Coach

Popular Banbridge nightclub The Coach Inn is set for a major revamp as the new owners put their plans in place.

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3 hrs ago | Banbridge Today

Fly-tipping fear over amenity site's closure

Local MLA John McCallister has expressed concern that fly-tipping could dramatically increase in Rathfriland when the town's recycling centre temporarily closes.

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6 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today

Villiers' plea over parades body

Republic of Ireland Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan with Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers at Stormont House, Belfast Unionists and Orange Order leaders have urged Theresa Villiers to hold an inquiry to look at issues surrounding the Order's return route in north Belfast, which has been a flashpoint for sectarian ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | Lisburn Today

Locals urged to reply to parking proposal

Councillor Alexander Redpath has called on members of the public to respond to the public consultation on the proposed Off-Street Parking Bill.

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11 hrs ago | Banbridge Today

Town remembers the fallen

The combined Loyal Orders, including the Orange, Black, Apprentice Boys, Women and Junior sections, will hold a parade in the town on Sunday August 3 at 5.30pm before a church service is held in Seapatrick Parish Church at 6.30pm.

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13 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today

Family appreciates support of community after tragedy

General view of Bessbrook Pond in Co. Armagh where 68-year-old Oswald Bradley drowned as he attempted to swim to an island in the pond to remove two Irish tricolour flags.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Lisburn Today

Action Cancer Big Bus to visit city

Action Cancer s mobile detection unit will be visiting SuperValu Lisburn on the Knockmore Rd, for public appointments on Wednesday 27 August.

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Banbridge Today

Lynsey crowned face of Northern Ireland

Lynsey won the senior title at the final in the Seagoe Hotel, Portadown last Thursday and will now go on to represent N Ireland at "Face of Europe and the World" in Disneyland, Paris in October.

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Banbridge Today

Facebook page alarms parents

Disturbing allegations about young people posted on Facebook pages targeting the Banbridge area, have caused alarm among parents and youth workers.

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Fermanagh Today

The service will be held at St Anne's Cathedral in Belfast on Monday

A service commemorating the centenary of Britain's entry into the First World War is to be held in Belfast.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Van Morrison takes his music home with concert near Belfast

Some 400,000 Garth Brooks fans may still be licking their wounds over his aborted concerts in Ireland, which were originally scheduled for this past weekend.

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Lurgan Today

Soaring need for social housing

North Lurgan is in greatest need for social housing, according to the NI Housing Executive's latest report, however, only 29 new builds were delivered in the whole Borough.

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Fermanagh Today

A most charming coach house

This charming original 1700s coach house has been cleverly extended and restored by its present owners creating a superb family home.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Ballymena Today

A&E waiting times under the microscope

Antrim Area Hospital, which caters for the Ballymena area, is once again in the spotlight over performance levels at its Accident and Emergency Unit.

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Fermanagh Today

Man dies in Bessbrook lake at centre of tricolour row

A member of a south Armagh victims' group has died after entering a lake at the centre of a flags row in Bessbrook.

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Banbridge Today

Kinallen's Angela revved up for charity challenge

Angela Whitla will pass through towns and cities on both sides of the border as she raises funds for three charities that have had an impact on her own life - namely, Aware Defeat Depression, PIPS suicide prevention and FMS/ME Awareness NI.

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Banbridge Today

Lucy on guest list for Prince's birthday bash

Dromore's Jolly Jesters was delighted when an unexpected invitation saw her baby daughter attend a London celebration marking the first birthday of His Royal Highness Prince George.

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Newrydemocrat.com

Councillor slams the decision to fly Palestine flag at garage thumbnail

THE owner of Rockmount service station on the Rathfriland road has said that he "would love to open up a debate" about what is happening in Gaza.

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IGN

Dracula Untold's Fighting Style Revealed

Last fall, I visited the set of Universal's Dracula Untold in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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