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Glens of Antrim Potatoes host Loreto business students

A recent visit to Glens of Antrim Potatoes provided the context for Year 13 students embarking on the new Business Studies Course at Loreto College Coleraine.

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Berlin adventure for Loreto historians

Berlin adventure for Loreto historians

A group of GCSE History students from Loreto College Coleraine will spend an educational and enjoyable five days in Berlin at the end of October to complement their studies.

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Attending the annual Halifax Foundation for Northern Ireland celebration event at Stormont were (left and right) Alastair Christy and Mark McKinney of Coleraine charity Ashes to Gold pictured with Foundation Trustee and Jim McCooe, Lloyds Banking Group Ambassador for Northern Ireland (centre).

Coleraine charities can pitch for new £30,000 programme

Coleraine-based charities will get the opportunity to ‘pitch’ for grants of £15,000 to help disabled and disadvantaged people.

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MLA John Dallat and his wife Anne (left) present a cheque to AWARE representative Margaret McCrossan.

MLA John Dallat holds coffee morning to raise £1k for AWARE

Following a successful coffee morning held recently in his constituency office, the East Derry SDLP Assembly Member John Dallat has thanked everyone involved.

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Everybody cut loose at Loreto with top notch school show ‘Footloose’

Everybody cut loose at Loreto with top notch school show ‘Footloose’

The production of lively 1980s musical ‘Footloose’ was a highlight of the Autumn Term at Loreto College Coleraine, with a week of performances opening on October 17 playing to full houses in the College Hall.

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Renowned watchmaker Robert Adair pictured outside the premises on Mill Street, Ballymena, in the early 1980s.

Robert Adair Jewellers celebrates 60 successful years

Renowned Ballymena business, Robert Adair Jewellers are inviting new and regular customers to help them celebrate their Diamond Anniversary by enjoying some sparkling special offers throughout October.

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These days saying I do comes with a hefty price tag in the UK (Photo: Shutterstock)

REVEALED: How much it costs to get married in Northern Ireland

A recent survey of 4,000 brides has found that the average cost of a UK wedding is now £27,161.
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Year 10 Coleraine College students recently hosted Millburn Primary Six to work together on a creative writing project with a Viking theme.

The Vikings are coming!

Year 10 Coleraine College students recently hosted Millburn Primary Six to work together on a creative writing project with a Viking theme.

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Carly, a five-year-old Crossbreed, is looking for a forever  home.

Dogs Trust Ballymena seeks dog lovers’ help for homeless hounds

It’s National Adoption Week and canine carers at Dogs Trust Ballymena are seeking potential dog owners and foster carers alike, to come forward and give a homeless hounds the loving homes they deserves.

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SLIDESHOW: Down memory lane

Take a wander back down memory lane with the Times.

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Pictured in an Asda Halloween costume is Shelia Palmer, Asda Coleraine's Community Champion.

Asda’s Sheila to host Halloween Party!

Asda Coleraine’s Community Champion Shelia Palmer is holding a ‘spook-tacular’ Halloween party on Friday, October 27 in Ballysally Youth Club.

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Rev David Clarke.

Prospero’s ‘every third thought’

A distinguished writer, with Ulster roots, has been making literary waves recently.

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Spooky characters set the scene as the Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Councillor Joan Baird OBE, and sponsors Gareth Witherow and Ruth Owen from The Newbridge Restaurant, Coleraine, and The Tides Restaurant, Portrush, look ahead to this year�"s Halloween events across the Borough.PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

Hallowe’en happenings around the Causeway Coast & Glens area

There is SO much to do this Hallowe’en around the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council area.

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First Showing of ‘Tomorrow’ at Cloughmills Community Cinema

First Showing of ‘Tomorrow’ at Cloughmills Community Cinema

Cloughmills Community Action Team have secured the first showing anywhere in Northern Ireland of ‘Tomorrow’ – an award winning film that has already had a huge impact in communities across Europe.

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SLIDESHOW: Meet our new Primary Ones...

Aren’t they adorable?

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Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Council Cllr Joan Baird with some of the pupils involved in the activities.

Learning about Mountsandel

Pupils from the Irish Society and St. Malachy’s Primary Schools in Coleraine enjoyed an activity filled morning recently visiting Mountsandel Forest to learn all about the important history of this beautiful spot.

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Action Cancer saved my life: Juliet

Action Cancer saved my life: Juliet

Action Cancer’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) campaign seeks to encourage eligible women to come forward for screening, in association with corporate supporter, Gordons Chemists.

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Mandy Bingham, daughter of the late songwriter extraordinaire David McWilliams, will showcase her debut album at the Flowerfield Arts Centre gig.

Double songwriter date at Flowerfield Arts Centre

Flowerfield Arts Centre in Portstewart offers a unique chance on Friday, October 20 to hear two of Northern Ireland’s rising singer songwriters.

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Samantha Taggart and Nicola Kirgan pictured with Doris Peden, Community Education Co-ordinator at Northern Regional College and Billy Ellis, Millburn Community Centre Co-ordinator.

Millburn education centre welcomes back learners

Two local women who got a taste for community education courses at Millburn Community Centre just keep coming back for more!

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A special celebration has taken place  at York House in Portrush, the Presbyterian Church in Irelands (PCI) residential care home in the seaside town, to celebrate and acknowledge its caring work, witness and legacy over the past 47 years.

York House and 47 years of caring

A special celebration took place recently at York House in Portrush, the Presbyterian Church in Ireland’s (PCI) residential care home in the seaside town, to celebrate and acknowledge its caring work, witness and legacy over the past 47 years.

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