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A taste of the Causeway Coast

The Causeway Coast and Glens Food Network has marked the legacy of the Year of Food and Drink with a special celebration event.

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The week before Easter, a group of pupils from St. Pauls College, Kilrea, along with four members of staff, journeyed to Rome and Sorrento in Italy. In addition to visiting iconic sights, such as the Colosseum, Mount Vesuvius, Pompeii and the Trevi Fountain, the students also had the opportunity to participate in a pizza making class and be a Gladiator for the morning.

St Paul’s students visit Rome and Sorrento

Some Kilrea students recently enjoyed soaking up the delights of Italy during a school trip.

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New research from the NSPCC has found that four out of five children felt social media companies arent doing enough to shield them from upsetting, dangerous, and adult content.

Four in five kids feel social media companies are failing to protect them

Social media companies aren’t doing enough to protect young adults, according to new research from the NSPCC.

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Last call for Unsung Hero nominations

Last call for Unsung Hero nominations

Friday, May 5 is the closing date for this year’s Specsavers backed Spirit of Northern Ireland Awards.

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A student from Loreto College Coleraine has won a Special Merit Award in the 2017 Texaco Childrens Art competition. Corey Cassidy, who is a Year 10 student at Loreto College, won his Special Merit Award in Category G of the competition, with an entry entitled Ocean Madness.  He and his parents have been invited to attend an official Prizegiving Ceremony in May at the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin.

Art success for Loreto student

A student from Loreto College Coleraine has won a Special Merit Award in the 2017 Texaco Children’s Art competition.

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Chef Gary Stewart from Tartine and Niall Mehaffey from Bushmills Distillery prepare for this years Bushmills Salmon and Whiskey Festival which takes place on June 17 and 18.

Bushmills Salmon and Whiskey Festival to serve up local produce

The best of local food and drink will be on the menu when Bushmills Salmon and Whiskey Festival returns on June 17 and 18.

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Ballybogey Christian Fellowship

The next meeting of Ballybogey Christian Fellowship will take place in Ballybogey Community Centre on Sunday, May 7 at 3.30pm.

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WATCH: Have YOU clocked in yet to see 9 to 5 The Musical?

Have you clocked in yet to catch 9 to 5 the Musical which runs in the Riverside Theatre in Coleraine from April 28 - May 6?

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Northern Trust shortlisted for patient safety award

The Northern Health and Social Care Trust has been shortlisted for the CHKS Top Hospitals Patient Safety Award 2017.

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McAfee Auctions this Thursday in Ballymoney

McAfee Auctions this Thursday in Ballymoney

McAfee Auctions major 850 lot plus sale this Thursday night really does have something for everyone.

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Splish Splash Splosh organiser Donal Macauley (second left) presents SANDS regional co-ordinator NI Steven Guy with �1,814.30. Also pictured are Carol Murray and Deborah McCahon, Coleraine SANDS and Harry Stinson, supporter.

Splashing cash for SANDS

They certainly are splashing the cash for charity...

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The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Alderman Maura Hickey, helps to launch the Volunteers Week Vintage Tea Parties with Ruth McNeill from Causeway Volunteer Centre, Mary McNickle from Causeway Volunteer Centre, Ashleen Schenning from Limavady Volunteer Centre and Catherine Farrimond from Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council.

Vintage tea party for Volunteers’ Week

Vintage Tea Parties are being held in Limavady, Portrush, Ballycastle and Ballymoney to mark Volunteers’ Week.

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“Poverty at home and abroad

“Poverty at home and abroad

At the April U3A monthly meeting in Ballymoney, Pearl Hutchinson spoke about storytelling and Jackie and Sam Cochrane talked about the SMILES charity, which works in Romania.

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NW200 gigs  and events lined up at marquee

NW200 gigs and events lined up at marquee

Ritchie Remo leads the way for a whole week of entertainment for the Vauxhall International 2017 North West 200.

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North Coast tenants celebrate 40th

North Coast tenants celebrate 40th

People living at Abercorn Court in Portrush, Cramsie Court in Ballymoney and Hezlet Court in Coleraine have celebrated Clanmil Housing’s 40th anniversary with a vintage tea party.

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Flight delay

Most common reason for flight delay compensation revealed

Was your flight delayed over the Easter break? If you’ve been sat twiddling your thumbs in the departure lounge over the holidays and hoping for a pay out your claim will be more successful if the delay is due to a technical glitch according to latest research.
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Ballymoney rider Paul Robinson poses for a picture taken by six-year-old Conor  Wright and the Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Alderman  Maura Hickey, at the launch of the North West 200 photographic competition  organised by the Councils Museum Services. The competition is open to  professional, amateur and budding photographers, with prizes in four categories - Under 8, Under 18, Open Category and the Peoples Choice.

Photographic competition - can you be in the frame?

Could you capture a moment in time at this year’s Vauxhall International North West 200?

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Sponsors Andrew Morrison and Clarence Calderwood from United and James Speers from Agro with YFC members at Ballymoney show launch

Launching the 110th Ballymoney Show

Last week Ballymoney Show held its Annual Sponsors Reception, kindly hosted by Lissanoure Castle, Loughguile.

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Astrid Conville, Communications Officer, Translink (Anti-Bullying Weeks sponsor) and (r) Rosanna Jack, Regional Co-ordinator, Northern Ireland Anti-Bullying Forum (NIABF) are pictured with pupils  from St Annes Primary School, Dunmurry.

Coleraine’s Rosanna helps tackle bullying

Registration for this year’s Anti-Bullying Week 2017 (November 13-17) is officially open and schools and youth organisations across Northern Ireland are being urged to sign up and take part in this important initiative.

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NOSTALGIA...check out these little cuties!

This week we take a look back at some Bonny Babies from a Coleraine and Ballymoney Times competition back in 1998.

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