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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.

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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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1st Dromore Rainbows and Guides teamed helped to donate over'250 food and toiletry essential packs to Northern Ireland Simon Community.

Dromore Guides donate to ‘Simon’

Girlguiding Ulster have partnered with Simon Community NI as part of their social action project and 1st Dromore Rainbows and Guides are doing their bit!

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IN PICTURES: Take a look back at 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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IN PICTURES: Explore 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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IN PICTURES: Take a look through the Banbridge Leader archives

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

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NI Water is celebrating World Water Week by launching its annual schools competition, 'Every Drop Counts'.  Pictured launching the competition are P5 pupils Lola Brown and Ruairi Diver with NI Water's Pat McCauley.

Competition to make every drop count

NI Water is marking World Water Week by launching its annual schools competition ‘Every Drop Counts’.

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Students from St. Patrick's College, Banbridge. ''Picture: Philip Magowan

Girls encouraged to reach for the stars

With the return of International Women’s Day (IWD) last week, Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council in tandem with thousands of groups right across the world, once again pledged its support to the initiative and in particular its 2018 theme to #PressforProgress.

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A presentation was made to Mr J Breen, the NI Regional Director of the NI Children's Hospice, by pupils from Banbridge Academy.

Banbridge Academy pupils present funds to N. Ireland Childrens’ Hospice

Cheque it out!

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Banbridge Academy student Arlene Rowan is congratulated  by principal Robin McLoughlin on her recent success in two national competitions as Aileen Gilpin, Head of Careers, looks on.

Double competition success for Arlene

Banbridge Academy Y14 student Arlene Rowan is to be congratulated on her recent success in two national competitions.

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New exhibition ‘lands’ at Gallery

New exhibition ‘lands’ at Gallery

The F.E. McWilliam Gallery and Studio, Banbridge is delighted to present ‘The Inaccessible Land’, a groundbreaking new exhibition by artist Mark Shields.

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