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Rotary’s Christmas Tree of Memories

The Rotary Club of Coleraine will be holding a charity fundraiser with a difference, a Christmas Tree of Memories, at Sainsbury’s Coleraine next month.

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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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Swimmers Shane Boylan and Peter Cunningham join Director of Alternative Legal Services for UK, US & EMEA  Lisa McLaughlin to show their support for the upcoming Hope For Youth House of Lords v House of Commons charity swim, sponsored by Speedo.

Shane’s in the swim for Hope for Youth NI

Coleraine man Shane Boylan, a member of the Belfast-based team at international law firm Herbert

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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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Josie Woods (RDA assistant), Brian Moore (on horseback), Iris Rowntree (fashion show organising committee), Rex Humphries MBE (founder member of the RDA), Cate Greer and Anne Stokesberry (RDA fundraising team).

Fashion show raises £3,000 for RDA.

The Coleraine branch of the Riding for the Disabled wish to express their thanks to all who attended their recent Fashion Show in the Lodge Hotel in Coleraine which raised the wonderful amount of £3,000.

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CAN’s Causeway Bazaar Christmas Special is coming!

CAN’s Causeway Bazaar Christmas Special is coming!

CAN (Compass Advocacy Network) will be hosting their next Causeway Bazaar Handcrafted and Vintage Fair, Christmas Special at the Lodge Hotel, Coleraine, on Saturday, November 25.

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Playtime with Pudsey at Asda Coleraine

Playtime with Pudsey at Asda Coleraine

Asda Coleraine’s Community Champion Sheila Palmer is set to host a BBC Children in Need fundraising event in store this Friday, November 17 from 10am – 1pm.

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Seated are Peter McMullan (right) Patch Manager Northern Ireland Housing Executive, with Magdalena Kiszko (left) tutor, and Tomek Czuprynski, Ethnic Minority Support Worker, with students at the Polish Language classes in Coleraine.

Polish classes in Coleraine and Rasharkin

Local people in the Causeway area are being encouraged to register for English and Polish classes.

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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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Prestigious university award for former Loreto student

Prestigious university award for former Loreto student

A former student of Loreto College Coleraine has been awarded a prestigious scholarship as she begins her studies at Trinity College Dublin.

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Canine companions Ozzie and Millie

Twice the love needed for pair of canine gentle giants

Two canine companions at Dogs Trust Ballymena are hoping to find a new owner who believes a dog is for life and can give them both a loving home.

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Frances Cousley (Dementia NI Member), Fionula Savage (Dementia NI Income Generation Manager), Michael and Helen Hardy from Rasharkin Annual Charity Event Committee in conjunction with Thomas Darragh and Joe Carey from the Rasharkin Runners.

Rasharkin annual charity event raises £4k for Dementia NI

The Rasharkin Annual Charity Event (RACE) in association with the Rasharkin Runners’ Club has raised £4000 for Dementia NI.

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Mervyn Thompson (centre) event director of the Specsavers backed Portrush 5 Mile Road Race presents Alison McCullough (3rd right) from Prostate Cancer UK with a cheque for �1000. Also pictured from the Specsavers Coleraine team are (l-r) Laura Drain, Lynn Mackey, Michelle Crampsie and Shannon Robinson.

Portrush road race raises £2K for charity

This year’s Portrush 5 Mile Road Race, supported by Specsavers opticians and audiologists in Coleraine, has generated £1000 each for Prostrate UK and Autism NI.

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Undated handout photo of the Rev David Clarke, elected Wednesday February 8th 2006 as the new Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. Rev Clarke, who has been minister of Terrace Row Church in Coleraine, Co Londonderry for over 20 years, is the son of a butcher, and his brother played professional football for Sunderland. See PA story ULSTER Church. PRESS ASSOCIATION photo. Photo credit should read: PA

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK: Three cheers for Pope Francis

Pope Francis has revealed himself as someone not afraid to express an opinion, and last week he was at it again.

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Dominican’s Kathy reaches for the stars!

Dominican’s Kathy reaches for the stars!

A Year 13 pupil at Dominican College in Portstewart has just received news that she is to be the

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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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National Orchestra place for Jasmine

National Orchestra place for Jasmine

Coleraine Grammar School is immensely proud of pupil Jasmine Morris, who has been awarded a position in First Violins with the National Youth Orchestra of Ireland.

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Drugs seminars in UU and Ballysally

Drugs seminars in UU and Ballysally

On Wednesday, November 22, a team of drugs outreach-workers will be holding two drugs awareness seminars in the Coleraine area.

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Pictured are Santas elves Jingle Sugarplum and Snowball Sparkle helping young passenger Martha Pettigrew get to Translinks in-station festive workshop in Coleraine Bus and Rail Station on Friday, November 24 at 3.30-6.30pm ahead of the towns Christmas lights switch-on.

Young at Art and Translink add some sparkle to festive journeys

Translink and Young at Art are helping families across Northern Ireland prepare for Santa’s arrival with special festive workshops in bus and train stations ahead of the local Christmas lights switch-on.

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