Friday, 25th July 2014

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Newtownards gamer moves a step closer from screen to race track

 |  Thursday, 24 July 2014 10:46

A NEWTOWNARDS man has beaten off 290,000 competitors to make it into the final five taking part in the virtual-to-reality NISMO PlayStation GT Academy.  

Ballywalter man sets world record

 |  Thursday, 24 July 2014 10:43

THERE was much celebration in Ballywalter last Friday as local man Robert McAuley made a new World Record for the most sit-ups in two hours - registering an amazing 3952 situps.
Robert,  of Bartley’s Wood and a former personal trainer, abused alcohol and drugs, however with the help of the charity FASA (Forum for Alcohol and Substance Abuse), he turned his life around and it became his aim to donate all proceeds from the two hour sit up World Record  to the charity. FASA provides support to individuals, families and communities regards issues of crisis suicide, self harm, substance misuse and mental health.

Ballyhalbert opposition to wind farm gains momentum Featured

 |  Thursday, 24 July 2014 10:41

OPPOSITION to a potential commercial wind farm on the former World War II RAF fighter command base in Ballyhalbert was voiced during a public meeting in the village’s community centre.
Strangford MP, Jim Shannon underlined ‘this is our line in the sand’ after the meeting heard how Planning Service had already given permission for one industrial sized turbine on the historic air field, with a further two applications already in the pipeline.

Ards hit three at Comber

 |  Thursday, 24 July 2014 10:36

ARDS recorded their third friendly success in a week with a relatively comfortable three goal win over Comber Rec on Tuesday night.



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