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Dromore beekeepers are buzzing about new course

Dromore Bee Keepers Association are offering an accredited beekeeping training for beginners in conjunction with the Federation of Irish Beekeepers which commences in January 2018.

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Southern Regional College, Banbridge Campus �Edward Byrne Photography INBL1620-237EB

Work will soon start on new college

Southern Regional College’s commitment to serving its communities across the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon (ABC) area has never been stronger, according to Chief Executive Brian Doran.

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New-Bridge contract awarded.

Contractor appointed for New-Bridge project

Tyrone-based Western Building Systems has been awarded a £1m replacement contract at New-Bridge Integrated College, Banbridge, where it will replace a number of modular classrooms.

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Kevin Creery and Paul Carvill of Health Kidz Team

Pioneering ‘Healthy Kidz’ wins top award

A project, pioneered in Lurgan primary schools and aimed at getting kids healthy, has scooped a top award.

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New Bridge staff sit 
on Brussels panel

New Bridge staff sit on Brussels panel

New-Bridge Integrated College was represented by Mrs Anne Anderson, Principal, Ms Suzanne Harrison, Head of History and Mrs Eimear McKeown, Integration Coordinator at the WG Meeting #6: Non-discrimination and intercultural dialogue, European Commission in Brussels.

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Translinks new Safety Bus can visit approximately 350 schools, or up to 25 thousand students, across Northern Ireland each academic year. Pictured at Aquinas Diocesan Grammar School in Belfast are Year 8 student Sarah McWilliams; Kevin Wallace, Safety Bus; Year 8 pupil Hannah Wilson; Sean McGreevy, Metro Falls Service Delivery Manager; Erin Watson, Year 8 student ; Susan ONeill, Safety Bus; and Year 8 students Oscar Feron and Kate McWilliams

Thousands of children in Northern Ireland to receive bus safety advice

Translink has unveiled a new Safety Bus to continue the important safety education programme which has been running in schools in Northern Ireland for over 15 years.

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Robin McLoughlin, principal of Banbridge Academy.

‘Controlled schools are naturally integrated schools’

A Banbridge principal has highlighted the diversity and inclusivity of the controlled schools sector in Northern Ireland.

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A computer-generated image of the proposed new SRC campus in Banbridge.

Stormont stalemate holding up new college project

The absence of a Stormont government is holding up construction of a new further education college campus in Banbridge, the Department for the Economy has said.

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Mr W. Brown (Head of Religious Studies) and Mrs H. Evans (Vice Principal) with pupils who won prizes in the Schools' Bible Project 2017.

Competition success for Academy pupils

Pupils from Banbridge Academy were among the winners in the Schools’ Bible Project 2017.

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New prefects for Dromore High

New prefects for Dromore High

Dromore High School has appointed a new team of prefects.

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Boden Shopping Party at New-Bridge

Friends of New-Bridge are hosting a Boden Shopping Party in the College Assembly Hall on Saturday September 23 from 11am - 4pm and admission is free.

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Budding  journalists scoop top prize for school report

Budding journalists scoop top prize for school report

There were celebrations at New-Bridge Integrated College when the news broke that budding journalists at the school had won a coveted prize.

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Dolores Kelly MLA and Cllr Seamus Doyle at St Patrick's College.

Politicians praise hard-working staff and students at St Patrick’s College

SDLP Upper Bann MLA Dolores Kelly and Cllr Seamus Doyle have expressed their delight at the 100 per cent pass rate at A Level and GCSE achieved by the students of St Patrick’s College, Banbridge.

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Advice: GCSE results

GCSE results: what should you do next?

Didn’t get the GCSE results you had hoped for? Listen, it’s not the end of the world, so don’t panic.

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Gain new skills at Regional College

Gain new skills at Regional College

If you have just received your results and are unsure what to do next, then look no further than Southern Regional College (SRC) - the Best Performing College in Northern Ireland.

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Laboratory technician

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

With teenagers across the land about to find out their A Level results, there’s plenty of cause for concern for pupils as well as parents.

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NSPCC image - exams

Childline sees rise in counselling for Northern Ireland children anxious about exams

Childline is offering support to young people worried about exam results as teenagers across the country wait anxiously for AS and A-Level grades published this week.

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New Bridge Integrated wins prestiguous peace prize

New Bridge Integrated wins prestiguous peace prize

New-Bridge Integrated College in Loughbrickland has been named the laureate of the Evens Prize for Peace Education 2017.

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A sad child - NSPCC image

'Bullying doesn’t stop when school stops' warns NSPCC

The NSPCC’s Childline service in Northern Ireland is reminding children and parents that just because it’s the middle of the school holidays, there is often no holiday from bullying for the many children who experience this misery.

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Rachael Jess (pictured with fellow winner Jason Price) receiving their awards from Dr Clifford Boyd, who recently retired as Vice Principal of Stranmillis and was the Chief Guest Speaker at the Awards Celebration event.

A hat-trick of academic awards for local trio of trainee teachers

Local students - Hayley Thompson, Sarah Ann McCullough and Rachael Jess - bagged a hat-trick of prestigious awards for outstanding academic achievement from Stranmillis University at the College’s recent Awards Ceremony.

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