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The Designerie In Bushmills Joins Forces With Ulster University

Graduates to exhibit as part of exiting creative team in Makers House  Ulster University graduates from Belfast School of Art are set to showcase their work in Makers House at The Designerie in Bushmills.  This partnership feels like a natural evolution for The Designerie.  A social enterprise, which is operated by Enterprise Causeway, it’s committed to supporting small businesses in the...

5 Cathedral Quarter Hotels Perfect For a City Centre Staycation in Belfast

If you’re thinking of a staycation this year Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter has everything you need to have the perfect  experience, from Instagrammable murals to delicious local dishes. With a thriving nightlife, a whole host of arts and culture events and venues and some of the city’s best restaurants you won’t be stuck for something to do. Here are 5 Hotels in...

Tactical Support Group seized Drugs along with £100,000 cash

Tactical Support Group seized Drugs along with £100,000 cash was reported on Mid and East Antrim PSNI facebook page saying: The team here in Mid and East Antrim continue to be proactive in disrupting the sale and supply of illegal and dangerous drugs and tackling related criminality across the District. Two houses were searched by officers from Tactical Support Group...

PSNI Appeal after fatal collision in Comber

PSNI - Police Service Of Northern Ireland
Police can confirm a man has died following a single-vehicle collision in Comber last night (Wednesday, 14th July).  The collision on Belfast Road was reported to police at 10:35pm and involved a red Honda motorbike. Emergency services, including Northern Ireland Ambulance Service and police, attended the scene where the rider of the bike was pronounced dead.  Inspector Julian Buchanan said: "The...

Can you help solve the mystery of the carved dragon?

When Jana Matheson, 21, from Whitehead decided to get involved with Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s NI100 Community Research project, she didn’t realise what would lie ahead. Jana became intrigued with a newspaper story about a dramatic carving of the mythical beast carved by her great-grandfather, while she was researching his service history. The carving once lay across from the...

Contribution Of OG Cancer Team Invaluable In Patient Journey

As the incidence of oesophageal-gastric cancers continues to rise, the contribution of the healthcare professionals, who take charge of patients’ care has never been more vital. Louise Collins is one of three oesophageal-gastric (OG) Clinical Nurse Specialists based at the City Hospital in Belfast. Louise and her colleagues, Karen Graham and Maureen Toner, look after anyone in the Belfast Trust,...

7 Beer Gardens To Visit This Summer In Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter

With the weather in Northern Ireland heating up, what better time to get out in the city and enjoy the many beer gardens that Belfast has to offer.  From burgers and pints to cocktails and charcuterie there is really something to suit all tastes available in the Cathedral Quarter.  Here are 7 Beer Gardens in the Cathedral Quarter to check out...

Tourism NI Chief Executive Outlines Main Themes of the Tourism Recovery Plan

Tourism NI recently held its first ever virtual Tourism Conference at Belfast’s ICC. Chief Executive John McGrillen outlines the main themes of the Tourism Recovery Action Plan, launched with the Department for the Economy, which was a key topic of the conference.  By John McGrillen, Chief Executive Tourism NI We are now half way through 2021 and have spent the last...

10 Arts & Culture Events Happening In The Cathedral Quarter This Month

Home to Belfast's most innovative and cultural spaces, the Cathedral Quarter is host to a whole host of festivals, art exhibitions and cultural events. With restrictions beginning to ease, now is the perfect time to explore this historic part of the city again. Here are 10 arts and culture events happening in CQ this July:: 1. Mediating Signals Available until 10th July, you...

Leading The Way through Carrick’s WW2 History

The rich and varied World War Two history of Carrickfergus is becoming ever more accessible thanks to the Lead The Way walking tours by Adrian Hack. Uncovering the history of the town’s past in the 1940s Adrian reveals how a linen factory was converted to make parachutes, that tanks were built, how the iconic US Rangers regiment was formed and...


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