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DUP representatives Carla Lockhart MLA and Alderman Junior McCrum pictured at the big breakfast at Holy Trinity Parish Church to raise funds for a team of five young people who are going to help at a camp in Albany, New York.

Support for church fundraiser success

DUP representatives Carla Lockhart MLA and Alderman Junior McCrum have attended a big breakfast at Holy Trinity Parish Church to raise funds for a team of five young people who are going to help at a camp in Albany, New York. The young people will be volunteering as assistant camp counsellors at two camps over the summer in conjunction with the Diocese of Albany. The big breakfast was held to help defray the expenses of the trip for the young people and their families when they go to serve in their own missionary endeavour.

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Charlie Lennon and Tom McSherry pictured with Anne AndersonNew-Bridge Principal.

Charlie and Tom scoop Acrobatic Gymnastics titles

New-Bridge College pupils Charlie Lennon and Tom McSherry (8BY) competed in the NI Schools Acrobatic Gymnastics Championship recently. The Loughbrickland pupils achieved gold medals in the under 14 pairs floor competition. Charlie competed individually in the U14 tumbling completion and achieved gold in this category also.

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Professor Maura McAdam, from Banbridge, will work with researchers on the project, Overcoming the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Gender Divide.

Maura’s project supports women

An international consortium led by Professor Maura McAdam at Dublin City University, has been awarded €994,133 to help tackle gender inequalities in Ireland’s entrepreneurial sector.

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Adam Bingham (left) is presented with his award by Kathryn McIntosh, from sponsors Origin Digital along with joint winner Scott Shaw.

Dromore student, Adam, celebrates Business success

Adam Bingham, from Dromore, is celebrating success after winning a top award at Ulster University Business School. Adam, who has graduated with a BSc Hons in International Travel and Tourism Management was joint winner of the Origin Digital Award for delivering the best group business pitch at the annual Department of Hospitality and Tourism Awards. Professor Una McMahon-Beattie, Head of Department said: “In conjunction with our industry partners, the Department of Hospitality and Tourism is delighted to celebrate and recognise the excellence of our students. We are very proud of their achievements and are confident that with the current growth in the local hospitality and tourism sectors, our graduates are well equipped to take on the challenges of managing and leading in these competitive market environments.”

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