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Monday Aug 11 | Mirror.co.uk

100 people 'in the water at Strangford Lough'

Up to 100 people are reported to be in the water at Strangford Lough after a number of boats overturned.

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Monday Aug 11 | Belfast Today

Woman, 18, dies after Ards road collision

Police have confirmed that an 18-year-old woman has died following a road traffic collision on the Portaferry Road, Newtownards on Sunday night.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Down County, Northern Ireland, Fermanagh County, Northern Ireland,

Wed Aug 06, 2014

BBC News

Councillors accept Stormont funds

Ards Borough Council have accepted an offer of almost A 1m from the executive to keep open and redevelop the Exploris Aquarium in Portaferry.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

UTV

Funds to save Exploris agreed - Durkan

Environment Minister Mark H Durkan has said the funds to save the under-threat Exploris aquarium in Co Down have now been secured.

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BBC News

Stormont cash to save aquarium

Finance Minister Simon Hamilton said A 900,000 capital funding would be earmarked for the aquarium, which had been under threat of closure by its owner, Ards Borough Council.

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