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IN PICTURES: A selection of photos from our archive

Take a look back at the good old days with our selection of photographs from the paper’s archive.

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Dromara Masonic Lodge who raised �1000 for Brainwaves NI.

Masons brew up a fantastic £1,000 for chosen charity Brainwaves NI

At a recent coffee morning held by Dromara Masonic Lodge and hosted by the Stewart family in their commercial premises in Ballynahinch, a fantastic £1000 was raised to assist the ‘Brainwaves NI’ charity.

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Launch of the Flax Flower Fields at FE McWilliam Gallery.

Community arts ‘garden’ in full bloom

A new stream of blue flows through the sculpture garden at Banbridge’s F.E. McWilliam Gallery as the Flax Flower, Community Arts Project, has come to completion.

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Deputy Lord Mayor Cllr Sam Nicholson, Ralph McLean and last years Buskfest winner Weston Clendinning �Edward Byrne Photography

BuskFest ready to hit a high note in 15th birthday year

BuskFest is back next month.

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The Southern Area Men's Health Group which organised the Men's Health and Wellbeing workshop in the Palace, Armagh,

Southern Area men’s Health workshop

50 local men and women took part in the annual Southern Area Men’s Health (SAMH) workshop in the Palace, Armagh.

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Pictured at the launch at Belfast City Hall are volunteers from the Banbridge War on Want NI shop, Marian McGivern and Patricia Donaghy.

Banbridge War on Want volunteers attend launch of charity merger

Efforts to end extreme poverty will be taken to a new level with the merger of two of the longest established international development charities in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland - and Banbridge volunteers are playing their part.

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Annual compost giveaway time at recycling centres

Annual compost giveaway time at recycling centres

Green fingered residents can get their hands on some free compost on Saturday, May 12.

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Newry & Mourne M.S. Community Therapy Centre Ltd. benefited by the sum of �800.00, which was raised by Rathfriland Motorcycle Club.

Newry & Mourne Bikers boost MS Community Therapy Centre funds

Newry & Mourne Multiple Sclerosis Community Therapy Centre Ltd. have received a fantastic donation of £800, which was raised by the members of Rathfriland Motorcycle Club.

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Gransha Pipe Band Country and Gospel Concert

Gransha Pipe Band Country and Gospel Concert

Gransha Pipe Band will hold their annual ‘Country and Gospel Concert’ in Dromore High School on Saturday, April 28, at 7.30pm.

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Volunteers who took part in the big clean up of Donaghacloney.

Social media post sparks a ‘big clean up’

A local councillor has praid tribute to the ‘power of social media’ which resulted in a major clean-up of Donaghacloney.

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Eimear McAlinden danced her way to becoming CRDM World Champion 2018.

Dancer Eimear celebrating ‘World Champion’ success

A talented Banbridge dancer is celebrating success on a global scale.

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Specsavers Banbridge lab manager Colm Martin (2nd right) joined Banbridge High School students (from left) Jordan Dunlop, Jack Webb, Holly McColl and Grace Kelly at a New Driver NI presentation held recently at the college.

Banbridge High School students take part in Young Driver presentation

Banbridge High students (from left) Jordan Dunlop, Jack Webb, Holly McColl and Grace Kelly at a New Driver NI presentation held recently at the college.

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Translink's Communications Officer, Astrid Conville and Ruth Van Ry Environmental Education Managers from Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful.

Schools called on to become Smart Movers

Translink and Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful are encouraging schoolchildren in Banbridge to make the “smart move”.

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Banbridge ‘hearing loss’ volunteers sought

Action on Hearing Loss is encouraging Banbridge people to “Be the Change” in their communities this spring.

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Art to view and art to try at the FE McWilliam Gallery

Art to view and art to try at the FE McWilliam Gallery

There’s lots going on at the FE McWilliam Gallery this month including an exciting art exhibition and artistic workshops.

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IN PICTURES: A selection of photos from the Banbridge Leader archive

Take a look back at the good old days with our selection of photographs from the paper’s archive.

Lifestyle

IN PICTURES: Take a look through the Banbridge Leader archive

Take a look back at the good old days with our selection of photographs from the paper’s archive.

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Pictured at the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Pensioners Parliament: Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon, Alderman Gareth Wilson, with pensioners Doreen Brooks from Armagh, Robert Gilmore from Banbridge and Nixon Armstrong from Portadown.

ABC pensioners make their voices heard

The Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon Pensioners Parliament took place recently with around 100 older people from the borough taking part.

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Aoibheann, from Glengormley, received a Bugzi to take home at the recent event hosted by the Mae Murray Foundation, Larne.

Mae Murray Foundation giving families a ‘Bugzi’ boost

Seven families with young children aged between 18 months and seven years have been given a ‘Bugzi’ boost.

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Inspirational workshops at the FE McWilliam Gallery

Inspirational workshops at the FE McWilliam Gallery

A new selection of inspirational adult workshops have been launched for spring at the FE McWilliam Gallery & Studio, Banbridge.

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