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Tough Europa League draw for local sides

Irish League clubs Coleraine, Glenavon and Cliftonville have all be handed tough Europa League first round qualifying ties.

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80s Night for NI Birth Trauma charity

80s Night for NI Birth Trauma charity

Dig out those leg-warmers and crimp that hair - it’s Flashdance Friday and it’s coming to the Anchor in Portstewart next month!

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LIVE Premier League transfer blog: Tottenham and Arsenal eye up Liverpool youngster, Jack Wilshire up for grabs and Newcastle United keen on PSG star

Follow our new live blog as we keep you updated with all the latest news, views, transfers, rumours and much more from across the Premier League.

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Sean Hehir

ATHLETICS: Sean Hehir to be among the leaders at Lisburn Half Marathon

Almost 6000 runners will be in action on Wednesday night at the Coca Cola Lisburn HBC Half Marathon,10k and Fun Run.

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CS spray justified in Portrush incident

The Police Ombudsman has found that police officers were justified in using CS Spray against a juvenile during an incident in Portrush.

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27% here living in fuel poverty

27% here living in fuel poverty

Bryson Energy, part of Bryson Charitable Group, has welcomed the publication of the NIHE 2016 House Condition Survey which has shown a significant reduction in the number of households living in fuel poverty in Northern Ireland.

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NRC hosts Courses and Careers Fair at Coleraine campus

NRC hosts Courses and Careers Fair at Coleraine campus

With so many courses and training opportunities available, this time of year can be challenging and confusing for young people - and their parents - as they weigh up all the available options.

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Foundation Art and Design student Olivia Campbell, Portrush displays her textile work at North West Regional College's annual end of year Art Show at Limavady Campus.

NWRC’s end of year Art Exhibition success

Pictures from the end of year Art Exhibition at NWRC’s Limavady Campus which features a number of students from Coleraine, Limavady, Portrush, Ballymoney, Aghadowey, Garvagh, Loughguille and Ballykelly.

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Kerry Nevin, Tara, Reeves and Robyn Doherty (Karen's husband and daughters) and organiser Cathy McColgan.

Fantastic fundraiser in memory of Karen

Coleraine woman Cathy McColgan has praised the community for their support in helping her raise £5,286.50 for the Macmillan Unit at Antrim Area Hospital in memory of her friend Karen Doherty who died recently aged just 47.

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Coleraine Grammar School Rowing Team pictured with the Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Councillor Brenda Chivers, Dr David Carruthers, Coleraine Grammar School principal, Jeremy Johnston, Head Rowing Coach and Ross Cochrane, Assistant Rowing coach.

Civic reception held for school’s Champion rowers

The newly crowned Irish Champion rowers from Coleraine Grammar School have enjoyed a civic reception in Cloonavin.

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Winning return for champions: Neil Campbell and Craig Parmenter win at Tandragee

Winning return for champions: Neil Campbell and Craig Parmenter win at Tandragee

Reigning sidecarcross champions Neil Campbell and Craig Parmenter made a surprise but winning return to action at round five of the Ulster Championships at the Tandragee motocross park.

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John Meara

Back to his best: John Meara with three from three in Athlone

John Meara was back to his best at round four of the Irish motocross championship at Doon, Athlone, taking maximum points after three wins from three starts in the MX1 class on the 450 Watt Kawasaki.

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Brian (second from left) with his family, friends and supporters during last year's charity walk in aid of Guide Dogs.

Brian is stepping out on 50 mile fundraiser

A Rasharkin man is preparing to undertake a 50 mile wlk to raise funds for guide dogs - admirable enough but when you take into account the fact that Brian Doherty has sight loss himself, it’s all the more remarkable!

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The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Councillor Brenda Chivers launching the business support survey with Martin Clark, Business Development Manager and Joanne Mc Laughlin, Business Engagement Officer.

Council survey...no, don’t switch off just yet!

When a survey comes in, it tends to prompt groans and rolls of the eyes but Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council are carrying out a survey which, they promise, is quite different.

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Members of the Team Ulster gymnastics team which competed in Dublin at the Special Olympics Ireland Games

Special Olympics Ireland medal haul for Team Ulster

Team Ulster athletes are travelling back to Ulster with a haul over 250 medals from the 2018 Special Olympics Ireland Games in Dublin.

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Paul Besley, General Manager, 5NINES NI.

£20 million data centre opens in Coleraine

Global data centre firm 5NINES has opened Northern Ireland’s largest data centre in Coleraine following a £20 million investment.

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Pictured at the launch of a new Digital youth programme with The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Councillor Brenda Chivers are Mrs Clare Kelly, Dalriada Grammar, Martin Clark, Business Development Manager, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Jane Hanna, Young Enterprise, Carol Fitzsimmons MBE, Young Enterprise Chief Executive, Bridget Mc Caughan, Economic Development Officer, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Mr John Devlin, Dalriada Grammar and Year 11 pupils from Dalriada Grammar in Ballymoney.

Council supports digital learners

A new Digital Youth programme for young entrepreneurs has been launched across the Causeway Coast and Glens.

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Moran's Retail Managing Director John Moran (right) pictured with Paul Moran, Manager of Moran's Centra, Strand Road.

New jobs thanks to Moran’s investment

Moran’s Retail is to invest £2.4 million as part of a regeneration drive across its three North West stores.

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Royal Mail's Northern Ireland 'pride truck'

Royal Mail’s ‘warped mindset’ on flag policy after World Cup ban

Royal Mail has set out limits for English workers when it comes to displaying their national flags during the World Cup, one day after revealing it has decked out a Belfast delivery lorry in the colours of gay pride.

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Pictured (L-R) Thomas Campbell (St Colum's Primary School pupil), John Thompson (Translink), Rosie Crocker (St Colum's Primary School pupil), Nigel McAfree (Translink), John Campbell and Rose McKenna (St Colum's Primary School pupils), Dr Ian Humphreys (CEO of Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful), Laura Dysart, Ryan and Trasa Passmore (St Colum's Primary School pupils).

Top of the class, St Colum’s

School pupils right across Northern Ireland have been rewarded for their efforts to use more sustainable transport during the 2017/18 Translink Eco-Schools Travel Challenge - and one Portstewart school is celebrating!

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