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Time Once Again For Ardglass Development Association To Hold An AGM

It is that time of year again when the Ardglass Development Association, a registered charity,  is due to have its annual general meeting and subsequently publish its accounts, as all charities are now obliged to do with the Charities Commission of Northern Ireland, writes Jim Masson. The importance of having a…

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Edelweiss Dentistry Opens In Strangford

The Tooth Fairy could be in for a lean time in Strangford. A state-of-the-art dental clinic called Edelweiss Dental has been officially opened in the rural coastal village on the shores of Strangford Lough. Speaking at the opening event, the owner Klaus Viesteg addressed his guests and said: “I would…

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Community Welcomes Funding For Lisbane Play Park Upgrade

A local community group has welcomed confirmation of funding for a new-look play park. Lisbarnett and Lisbane Community Association (LLCA) has secured funding of close to £30K from the Down Rural Area Partnership (DRAP) and a further £10K from the Northern Ireland Housing Executive to modernise facilities at the Lisbane play…

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Clough Old School Re-Opens After Extensive Renovation

THREE community groups are celebrating after their projects were launched after receiving key funding from the Down Rural Area Partnership. The projects will make a great contribution to the lives of residents in each of the communities of Clough, Annesborough and Saintfield. South Down MP Margaret Ritchie speaking at the…

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