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Live it up as a local in vibrant New York

I’d imagine that New York is on many people’s ‘bucket list’ of places to visit. It certainly was on mine. Not so far off the scale that I’d probably never get there, more like somewhere I just hadn’t made it to yet.

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The senior choir.

Annual carol service for Coleraine Grammar School in St Patrick’s

Coleraine Grammar School held their annual Carol Service in St. Patrick’s Church, Coleraine, on December 14.

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Some of the guest speakers at the Neighbourhood Watch Conference.

Watch schemes conference in Portrush

The benefits of Neighbourhood Watch schemes have been discussed at a recent joint conference.

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Panto to Polly Peachum for busy Ulster actress Jayne

Panto to Polly Peachum for busy Ulster actress Jayne

“I don’t even have time to dust!”

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Simon Colquhoun and Jayne Booth from Moores receive their prize after the shop was selected as the winner of the Christmas Window Competition in Coleraine. Also included is Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Officer Catrina McNeill.

Moores win Christmas Window Competition

Moores in Coleraine has won first place in the town’s Christmas Window Competition.

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Margaret and Debbie are back with their Christmas Day Special

Margaret and Debbie are back with their Christmas Day Special

Coleraine’s most kind-hearted ladies are doing it again!

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Lee’s ‘Final Goodbye’ touches hearts

Lee’s ‘Final Goodbye’ touches hearts

A young Bushmills musician who composed a moving piece of music following the death of his mother says he is “overwhelmed” by the reaction the melody has received from all over the world.

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A Splish, Splash, Splosh for SANDS!

A Splish, Splash, Splosh for SANDS!

Will you be feeling a little hungover on New Year’s Day?

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‘NI has everything Hollywood has’

‘NI has everything Hollywood has’

The “jaw-dropping” estate of Dundarave, just outside Bushmills, was overrun with medieval peasants and pilgrims last week.

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A scene from last year's Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus New Year's Day charity swim at Carnlough Harbour. INBT 01-108JC

Annual New Year’s Day Swim at Carnlough

The Ballymena Spina Bifida Association 46th Annual New Year’s Day Sponsored Swim will take place, as in previous years, at Carnlough Harbour on Sunday, January 1, 2018, with the swimmers taking the plunge at 12-noon sharp.

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HOLY GUACAMOLE: Chef Jenny Curran with her dish of sweet potato waffles, sliced avocado and poached eggs  made from some of Concern's Christmas gifts

Jenny urges Coleraine shoppers to make wishes come true for world’s poor

Local chef and daredevil Jenny Curran has teamed up with overseas aid charity Concern Worldwide to encourage Coleraine shoppers to support its alternative Christmas gifts.

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Pictured are MSc Course Director at Ulster University, Dr Andrea McNeilly, Kathryn Stewart and Dr Mike Johnston, MBE Dairy Council Chief Executive.

Kathryn is in a class of her own!

Kathryn Stewart from Bushmills is the worthy recipient of The Dairy Council for Northern Ireland ‘Sports Nutrition Award’ which is given to the Ulster University student who receives the highest mark in their MSc in Sports and Exercise Nutrition.

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Health advice and handy numbers over Christmas and the New Year

Health advice and handy numbers over Christmas and the New Year

The Health and Social Care Board and the Public Health Agency together with Northern Health and Social Care Trust, local GPs, pharmacists and dentists have been working to ensure that local people have access to urgent care services over the Christmas and New Year holiday period.

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Irish Dance Group Innova seen here with Chairman of the Causeway Coast Dog Recue as they danced in front of shoppers to support the charity and raise awareness of the many dogs searching for their forever home at this time of year.

Causeway Coast Dog Rescue carol service

Causeway Coast Dog Rescue charity held their Christmas carol evening at the Diamond Centre in Coleraine last Thursday.

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Rev David Clarke.

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK: ‘With the best of intentions’

“I meant to read my Bible today, but I got up far too late. The family needed breakfast - of course, they couldn’t wait

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Low-cost airline giving travellers more bang for their buck

Low-cost airline giving travellers more bang for their buck

It’s not every day that you can boast being taken to the skies by a famous explorer.

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Pictured are Brian Ferguson, Communication Support Worker, Dorothy Hegarty, MBE, Trustee, Councillor Dermot Nicholl, Causeway Coast and Glens LAG Board Member, Dearbh�ile Hutchinson, Development Officer and James Mc Kernan, Chairman.

All ‘Hands on deck’ as Dungiven-based community Project nears completion

Causeway Coast and Glens Local Action Group will be opening for applications to the Rural Basic Services Scheme in February 2018 as part of the NI Rural Development Programme, 2014-2020.

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The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Councillor Joan Baird OBE, congratulates Peter Langton on his 40 years of dedication to the Girona Community Orchestra.

Mayoral reception for Girona’s Peter

A civic reception has been held for one of the longest serving members of the Girona Community Orchestra.

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National Trust says thanks to National Lottery players

National Trust says thanks to National Lottery players

The National Trust is opening the doors to some of its most popular places for free to National Lottery players as a thank you to people who have raised money for its conservation work by buying a lottery ticket.

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Community of Macosquin mourns death of Rev Victor Whyte

Community of Macosquin mourns death of Rev Victor Whyte

The congregation of Macosquin Presbyterian Church has mourned the passing of senior minister Rev. Victor Whyte, who passed away on November 27.

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