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Exploris Trust and Ards Council Working Together For The Future Of The Aquarium

Three of the Directors of Friends of Exploris Trust  have met with Officers of Ards Borough Council in Exploris on Wednesday 12 March. A spokesperson for the  Trust said: “The Officers outlined the work that has been done with the business plan for Exploris since the last Council meeting in February. The plan…

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Ards Instrument Maker Meets American Music Makers

An Ards instrument maker has met American music makers, presenting the band with a unique ceramic ‘Diddly Bow’  Andrew Cooke, who fashions musical instruments from clay, presented Hayseed Dixie, the US ‘rockgrass’ band who recently stole the show at Harvest Music Festival in Greyabbey, with a handcrafted, one-string Diddly Bow,…

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Ards Council Awards £38K To Local Community Groups

MORE than £38,000 has been awarded to local community groups by Ards Borough Council. In the latest round of funding to help cover the costs of running community groups, as well as the costs of undertaking work to tackle local issues and of staging a programme of events, the Council…

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