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Author William Clegg Celebrates Book Listing In Stewart Miller Stores

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Crime, Comedy & Combat Tells Story Of Life On The Frontline Author William Clegg is celebrating the stocking of his debut book Crime, Comedy & Combat in Stewart Miller stores in Holywood and Newtownards. The book, released in November 2020, is the former RUC officer’s story of 21 years on the frontline as a serving Police officer. William said: “I’m delighted that...

PAC Group Celebrates Winning Coveted Queen’s Award for Innovation

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Engineering company, PAC Group, have been named as a winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation – the UK’s highest accolade in recognising success in business.  The company, based in Belfast, received the award in recognition of the outstanding innovation and commercial success of their carbon composite Hot Drape Former technology and machines, which are used to manufacture...

Heartburn & Hiccups: Why These Symptoms Could Be Something More Serious Than A Casual Annoyance

In recent years the incidence of diseases like oesophageal or gastric cancer are on the increase. Thanks to the stresses and strains of modern life – in some cases unhealthy diets, an overabundance of processed foods and excessive levels of alcohol can contribute to the development of cancer, however, in many cases no obvious causes are ever determined. As with...

St Patrick’s Day Live From Sailortown Hailed A Success

St Joseph's Chapel in Sailortown Belfast came alive for St Patrick’s Day yesterday from 2pm celebrating cultural and historical heritage of the historic area of the city. After years of restoration St Joseph’s Chapel was transformed to a community hub that hosted the event on March 17 from 2pm to 9pm. Project manager for Sailortown Regeneration, Terry McKeown said music, dancing,...

New Human Resources & Recruitment Consultancy Settles Into Ards HQ

People HQ Brings 25 Years Of Experience To New Co Down Premises Human resources specialist consultancy, People HQ, has opened new offices in the heart of Newtownards to further advance the business ambitions of its clients. Founder, Greg Quinn, said the opening of the new office represented the latest stage of the evolution of People HQ and its range of services. “When...

Full Line-up Released St Patrick’s Day Live From Sailortown

The line-up has been revealed for a packed seven hours of entertainment live streamed on St Patrick’s Day from 2pm celebrating cultural and historical heritage of Belfast’s Sailortown.  After years of restoration St Joseph’s Chapel has been transformed to a community hub that will host the event on March 17 from 2pm to 9pm. Project manager for Sailortown Regeneration, Terry McKeown...

Police officers injured and car damaged in Crossmaglen incident

Two police officers have been injured and a police vehicle damaged during an incident in Crossmaglen last night (Thursday, 11th March).  Officers on patrol in the Corrasmoo Road area of Cullaville, at around 11:20pm, were alerted to a dark blue Transit-type van that was causing an obstruction.  When officers stopped to speak with the van driver, the driver made off at...

Leading Chemical Company Warns Of Need For Biocide Certification

Expert Dr Adam Hunniford Warns Market May Be Flooded With Toxic Hand Sanitisers A Northern Ireland company has warned that substandard and noncompliant biocidal products are being sold as hand sanitisers, resulting in the potential of harm.PiP Chemicals, based in Newtownards, produces scientifically proven and regulatory compliant sanitising products to industry, and makes sure that all its products meet high...

Suspected cannabis worth £510,000 seized by Detectives from the PSNI’s Organised Crime Unit

Some of the cannabis seized by detectives from the PSNI’s Organised Crime Unit, with an estimated street value of £510,000
Detectives from the PSNI’s Organised Crime Unit have seized suspected cannabis with an estimated street value of £510,000 and arrested a man yesterday (Tuesday 9th March). Detective Superintendent Zoe McKee said: “Detectives, working alongside colleagues from Border Force, HMRC, Roads and District Policing colleagues stopped a lorry at Larne Harbour at around 7:10pm. A large quantity of suspected cannabis was seized...

Sailortown Regeneration Presents 8 Hours Of Entertainment For St Patrick’s Day Online Live Stream

The rich cultural and historical heritage of Belfast’s Sailortown will be celebrated on St Patrick’s Day with an eight-hour live streamed event from the iconic St Joseph’s Church featuring music, dancing, storytelling and art. After years of restoration the ‘sailor’s church’ has been transformed to a community hub that will host the event on March 17 from 2pm to 10pm...

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