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Annual Irish Society certificates of merit awards

The Honourable The Irish Society made their annual visit to the Coleraine campus of Northern Regional College to present special achievement awards to students in the vocational areas of Science and IT.

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SLIDESHOW: Our Lady of Lourdes Leavers’ event

Our Lady of Lourdes School, Ballymoney, Leavers 2017, enjoyed a final farewell ‘get together’ and meal in The Royal Court Hotel, Portrush, with their teachers and classroom assistants.

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Loreto College students Donal Close and Sian Donaghy, with teacher Mrs M Close, winners of the QUB Maths and Physics prize at the NI Young Innovators Competition.

‘Big Bang’ success for Loreto students

Five students from Loreto College Coleraine have won top awards at the annual Big Bang Fair at Northern Ireland Young Innovators, held at the Ulster University, Jordanstown, last week.

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Garvagh Primary School has won a new iPad in a Snap the Cig photo competition.

Garvagh PS win ‘Snap the Cig’ competition

Garvagh Primary School has won a new iPad in a ‘Snap the Cig’ photo competition organised by Cancer Focus NI.

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Pictured celebrating their success in the Translink Eco-Schools Travel Challengeare Ciaran Maguire (St Malachys Primary School, Newry), Caitlan Prichard (Kilmoyle Primary School, Ballymoney), Stacey Connor (Ulidia Integrated College, Carrickfergus), Anna Gordon (Mill Strand Integrated Primary School, Portrush) and Aimee-Lee Caraher (St Patricks Primary School, Newry).

Young travellers get on board for Translink prizes

School pupils right across Northern Ireland have been rewarded for their efforts to use more sustainable transport during the 2016/17 Translink Eco-Schools Travel Challenge - and the north coast is well represented!

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Their generation - new youth lifestyle survey unveiled

Their generation - new youth lifestyle survey unveiled

Nearly one in three young people have concerns about their mental health - but most did not seek help from anyone, a new survey has revealed.

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Bus firm recruiting for new apprentices

Bus firm recruiting for new apprentices

Local people are being given the opportunity to join an apprenticeship scheme with one of North Antrim’s biggest employers.

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The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Alderman Maura Hickey pictured with teachers and pupils from Mill Strand Integrated Primary School and Nursery Unit. The Mayor held a special reception for the school as it celebrated its 30th anniversary.

Carnival to mark Mill Strand PS 30th anniversary

Mill Strand Parents’ Council are starting the school’s 30th anniversary celebrations with a colourful carnival through Portrush on Saturday, June 10.

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SLIDESHOW: ‘School of Legends’ comes to Riverside

Northern Regional College Level 3 Performing Arts and Music students based at Ballymoney Campus, in association with Northern Lights Production Company, present the fully original show ‘School of Legends’ at the Riverside Theatre on June 2 and 3.

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Millburn Primary School at the Waterbus.

Waterbus visits local schools

Everyone’s favourite travelling classroom, the infamous Waterbus, recently paid a visit to schools in the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council area.

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Kylemore Nursery School in Coleraine has been awarded a prestigious Eco-Schools Green Flag, for the third time, by the environmental charity Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful.

Third Green Flag for Kylemore Nursery School

Kylemore Nursery School in Coleraine has been awarded a prestigious Eco-Schools Green Flag, for the third time, by the environmental charity Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful.

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SLIDESHOW: P6 Taster Day for primary schools at Loreto

Primary Six pupils from twenty-one schools enjoyed Taster Mornings at Loreto College Coleraine towards the end of May, exploring a range of activities on offer.

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Hannah Deane who is bound for Borneo this summer.

Help kind-hearted student Hannah travel to Borneo to help others

While many teenage girls will be planning their summer jobs or choosing which music festivals to attend, one Eglinton student is making preparations to travel to Borneo to work on a social project.

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NRC open applications for Accountancy

NRC open applications for Accountancy

Northern Regional College has opened applications for the increasingly popular and competitive Higher Level Apprenticeship in Accountancy.

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SLIDESHOW - Loreto College Merit awards

Merit Award certificates have been presented to students in Years 8, 9 and 10 at Loreto College Coleraine at a special Merit Assembly.

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Bushmills Inn shines at Year Awards

Bushmills Inn shines at Year Awards

Northern Ireland Hotels Federation hosted its annual ‘Hotel Receptionist of the Year’ gala awards ceremony in the Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel an Lodges.

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Loreto College Year 9 students and Justice League members during a Tr�caire fundraising activity.

Loreto kids raise £6,000 for Trocaire

The annual Trócaire collections and fundraising took place throughout Lent at Loreto College Coleraine, with all form classes and year groups coming up with interesting initiatives to raise money alongside traditional use of Trócaire boxes in classrooms.

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North West Regional College Lecturer in Sport, Ivor Neill, with Paul Thompson of Paul Thompson Solicitors, Sponsors, as they launch this year's Cross Campus competition which will take place on May 10. Also pictured are Sport students Emmas Douglas and Daniel Brolly.

Search is on for the fittest students in NW

A competition to find North West Regional College’s (NWRC) fittest students will take place at Crossfit Causeway Coleraine on Wednesday, May 10.

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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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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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