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How to eat your pancake

12 ways to have pancakes this Shrove Tuesday

Get the lemons, sugar and chocolate sauce in - because pancake day is almost here!

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Storm Doris: Can I claim compensation for a delayed flight?

AS storm Doris batters the UK, with winds expected to reach up to 87mph, we spoke to the  travel experts at airFair about whether passengers facing a delayed flight due to the bad weather are entitled to claim compensation.

There was a great turnout for the first Walking Football session at Banbridge Leisure Centre.

Walking Football sessions kick off in Banbridge

Local people are being invited to take part in a weekly kickabout with a difference - Walking Football.

Rusty with Dogs Trust staff before leaving for his new forever home with his new owner (pictured centre).

New lease of life for terrier cross as he finds his ‘forever home’

A terrier cross who was a resident of Dogs Trust Ballymena for more than a year has finally found his forever home. Seven-year-old Rusty had become so well known to the staff at the Ballymena based Rehoming Centre, that many of them turned out to wish him well as he left Dogs Trust with his new family.

The US company confirmed that the US dollar to pound exchange rate made business unsustainable and that prices will increase as of 23 February 2017.

TECH: Brexit pound sees Sonos speakers price hike

Premium audio fans are about to feel the brunt of Brexit after luxury speaker and sound system manufacturer, Sonos, confirmed they will be raising prices by 25 per cent.

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Actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan has waded into the Primark t-shirt row.

"Holy cr*p, people are stupid:" Walking Dead actor blasts Sheffield Methodist minister who got Primark to ban "racist" t-shirt

An actor whose catchphrase is at the centre of a "racist" t-shirt row has blasted the Sheffield Methodist minister who got Primark to ban the garment after he complained.

As part of the celebrations for International Women�"s Day on 8th March, 50 female writers from Northern Ireland will travel to the Irish Writers�" Centre in Dublin on 11th March, supported by National Lottery funding through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.  Here they will  join a gathering of women in a joint day-long readathon complemented by an in-train literary recital on the Translink Belfast to Dublin Enterprise train as they travel.  In addition, over 150 female writers from Northern Ireland will take part in a series of free literary events taking place across the region including readings, bookshop appearances and library events, with the aim of inspiring people to read and champion the work of local women writers.  Organised by Women Aloud NI, events begin on 7th March.  Pictured launching the Irish Writers�" Centre initiative is Damian Smyth, head of literature, Arts Council, with writers, Joanne Zebedee, Anne McMaster and Felicity McCaul.  Visit www.womenaloudni.com for full details.

International Women’s Day celebrated in Banbridge

Banbridge novelists J.S. Comiskey and Doreen McBride will read extracts from their books in an event at Banbridge Library to mark International Women’s Day, on March 8.

Glass painting course

A Glass Painting course will be held at FE McWilliam Gallery and Studio, with artist Naomi Whan on March 4.

Brit Awards

Seven most controversial BRIT Awards moments

From the KLF firing blanks at the crowd to Pulp singer Jarvis Cocker’s lampooning of Michael Jackson’s Jesus complex to Robbie Williams challenging Liam Gallagher to a “square-go”, the BRIT Awards have always displayed a knack for controversy.

June Brown acting as Dot Cotton - BBC image

As June Brown turns 90 here are Dot Cotton's Eastenders highlights

Chain-smoking, Bible-bashing Dot Cotton has been an EastEnders fixture since 1985, and has appeared in some of the soap's most dramatic - and sometimes funniest - scenes.

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More funds raised in Trevor’s memory

The family of Banbridge-man Trevor Winton who sadly lost his battle with cancer in August 2015 are continuing to fund raise in his memory by presenting another significant donation to the local Southern Area Hospice.

Travel rss

Holiday World at 25 and still going strong

Travel and property expert Martin Roberts joined thousands of globe-trotting bargain hunters recently at the annual Belfast Telegraph Holiday World Show, Northern Ireland’s largest celebration of travel and tourism, which took place at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast.

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