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Downpatrick Student Selected to Attend Model United Nations Conference

THIS March a student from Co. Down will be flying off to New York for a week of political discussion in the United Nations building, along with 5000 other young debaters from over 100 countries. Patrick Brown (20) from Downpatrick is one of the students selected through the United Nations…

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Alliance Councillor Clarke Calls for DRD Action over Newcastle Drains

ALLIANCE Party Councillor Patrick Clarke has asked DRD Roads Service to carry out an inspection of all water guilles along Park Lane Newcastle of the Shimna Road. The Newcastle area Councillor has received complaints that guilles along Park Lane in Newcastle still remain blocked despite being previously reported to DRD…

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Police Appeals After Spate of Robberies in Down District

THERE has been a spate of Christmas holiday robberies across down district from Ballynahinch, Crossgar, Castlewellan and Ardglass. Police in Downpatrick are appealing for information on stolen plant machinery. A yellow coloured JCB Forklift/Telescopic Handler valued at £15,000 was stolen from a business on Dromore Street, Ballynahinch between 4pm on December 20 and 7.30pm the next…

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