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The camp Caped Crusader and Happy Days of Fonzarelli and Cunningham

Two very different, but iconic TV shows aired for the first time this week in history.

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Lisburn woman Jennifer Morrow who will take part in a new TV show called The Big Painting Challenge. Photo: Ed Miller/PA Wire

Northern Ireland woman takes part in new BBC1 show The Big Painting Challenge

A Northern Ireland woman is bidding for glory as BBC1 relaunchs The Big Painting Challenge.

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A little genius

Five ways to make your child a creative genius

Congratulations! Your child is already a creative genius by virtue of being human. Humans are far more creative than any other species.

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Have you started a 2017 running regime?

Taking up running? Here’s what you need to know to make it to February

If the statistics are correct, many millions of new runners have laced up for the first time in the last few days. If you are one of them, you are well on your way to being faster, stronger, more resilient, more intelligent and more empathetic than when you awoke on New Year’s Day nursing little more than a hangover and a firm resolution.

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Police warn parents about texting codes used by teenagers

Parents are being warned about texting 'codes' used by some teenagers to disguise their online messages.
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Down Royal Down Course

Down Royal held their annual Boxing day meet

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November 1982.

Playgroup reaches major landmark in its 40 year history

Ballymoney Community Playgroup has special reason to celebrate this year, as it can boast being established for 40 years.

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Portrush in big holiday demand!

Portrush in big holiday demand!

New data from leading travel website www.holidaylettings.co.uk reveals that Portrush is placed number 5 on the list of 20 UK destinations with the highest demand per home in 2016.

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A sick woman

1 in 5 at risk of food poisoning this Christmas

Thousands are at risk of contracting food poisoning this Christmas as a result of dodgy dinner leftovers according to research from Onbuy.com.

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Nicola Pattinson from My Secret Kitchen, pictured with Nigel Walsh, Ulster Bank and Michele Shirlow of Food NI pictured at the Belfast Christmas Market. This year, local companies were also given the opportunity to exhibit their wares at the market thanks to support from Ulster Bank and Food NI.

Sampling taste of Ballymoney

Two artisan food producers from Ballymoney have been exhibiting outside Belfast City Hall throughout the festive season with the support of Ulster Bank and FoodNI.

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2020 say protect your land

2020 say protect your land

FOR the first time in 10 years, farmers and landowners are being urged to participate in forming future settlement boundaries throughout Northern Ireland.

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A passion for design, a strong belief in businesses working for a social good and gratitude for the strong, independent women in her life led Karen, in partnership with her daughter, Ellen, to create taylor yates - an exclusive line of affordable luxury leather handbags.

A beautiful bag, a beautiful purpose by taylor yates

A north coast mother and daughter have just designed and created their first line of luxury leather handbags.

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Smartphone use now makes up the majority of screen engagement among teens

Smartphones as bad for teens’ health as TV

Tablets and smartphones are as bad for the health of a teenager as TV, new research found.

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Awards and achievements in Coleraine Academy

Awards and achievements in Coleraine Academy

Class Act Drama Academy students from the Coleraine studio ‘workshopped’ the curriculum for family and friends on stage in Coleraine West Community Centre.

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Tamara’s wish upon a star for brother Callan

Tamara’s wish upon a star for brother Callan

Tamara McErlain from Armoy is making a special wish this Christmas as she helps launch Friends of the Cancer Centre’s Wish Upon a Star appeal.

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Claire Sugden MLA meeting with Coleraine delivery office staff to offer her support during the busy period running up to Christmas.

Claire Sugden MLA thanks posties for first class service

Thanking local postmen and women for a first class service at Christmas.

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Castlerock Signals now in Downpatrick.

Castlerock signal moves on

The Downpatrick and County Down Railway has taken delivery of the distinctive old semaphore railway signals recovered from Castlerock Station, which have been replaced with modern colour light signalling as part of a £46m upgrade to the Londonderry railway line aimed at improving journey times and frequencies by Translink.

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Online scam warning

Scam warning over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Internet shoppers are being warned of a potential scam involving Facebook’s Marketplace.

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Cannabis

Dope smoking on the rise among the over-50s

The number of Baby Boomers - who grew up in the Sixties - getting spaced out on cannabis has almost doubled in the last eight years.

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Boy eating a burger

Ban on junk food ads targeted at children

Ads for junk food and drink targeted at children are to be banned from the internet in a bid to combat the obesity epidemic.

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