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From left are Jean Spratt, Kenny McCahon, Area Fundraising manager, and Philip Spratt

Macmillan coffee morning success

Banbridge couple Philip and Jean Spratt recently held a Macmillan coffee morning at their home and the amount raised was £1,506 - their highest figure to date.

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The Banbridge Hospice Support Group celebrate raising �60,000 for NI Children's Hospice at the launch of this year's Jingle All the Way campaign in Banbridge

‘Jingle All the Way’ launched

NORTHERN Ireland Children’s Hospice, the only service of its type in Northern Ireland, officially launched its Jingle All the Way festive fundraising campaign recently in Banbridge.

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Michael Martin from Banbridge presenting Lesley Wright from AWARE with a cheque following his recent walk

Our Michael walks to Dublin

Michael Martin from Banbridge has raised an amazing £2,443.76 after completing a walk from Dublin to Banbridge in support of the Northern Ireland charity AWARE.

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Lord Mayor, Councillor Mealla Campbell Shakes up Summer at the Orchard Leisure Centre with pupils from Armstrong Primary School at the launch of the �1 Junior Swim which runs across the borough throughout the summer

Don’t miss, £1 junior swim

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council are continuing to Shake up Summer for kids with the return of the £1 Junior Swim offer at leisure centres across the borough.

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Mark Tumelty (right), branch manager of Ulster Bank in Lisburn, celebrates the charity campaign success along with (l-r) Q Radio's Cate Conway, Joanne Young (Macmillan). Henry Hippo and Michelle Byrne from AWARE.

Mark celebrates charity target

Dromore man Mark Tumelty, has joined Ulster Bank staff in raising a staggering £127,932 for locally based depression charity, AWARE and Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Pamela Ballantine takes the AF test with Hannah Williamson, Senior Health and Wellbeing Officer, NICHS

Thousands at risk of stroke

Local charity, Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke (NICHS), in partnership with retailer MACE, have launched a new awareness campaign highlighting the risk of stroke for people who have Atrial Fibrillation (AF).

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