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Bryansford GAC Notes for 27/1/13

County Draw. The first Draw of 2013 will take place on Friday 25th January, it is only 19 days away writes Brendan Ward. The County Office will be Open on Wednesday Night 7.30pm to 9.00pm to facilitate Ticket Returns The Office is open every day 9.30 am to 5.00pm if it…

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Bryansford GAC Notes

County Draw. The first Draw of 2013 will take place on Friday 25th January, it is only 19 days away writes Brendan Ward. The County Office will be Open on Wednesday Night 7.30pm to 9.00pm to facilitate Ticket Returns The Office is open every day 9.30 am to 5.00pm if it…

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Walker Comments on Flags Issue

THE row over the Union flag which began at Belfast City Hall has reached every corner of Northern Ireland. In Down District, Councillor Billy Walker has expressed his views to Down News over the recent flag issue. Although the street protests may have quietened around the North, there is still…

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Hamilton Helps Launch Knowledge Economy Index Report

SIMON Hamilton, Strangford MLA (DUP) was the keynote speaker at the launch of the Northern Ireland Science Park’s Knowledge Economy Index report last week. The report which was launched in the Glasshouse at Stormont  revealed an increase in the number of knowledge economy jobs, businesses and wages in Northern Ireland in 2012. Speaking at the report…

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Jack and Sophie Retain the Trophy for 2012

BABY on the way? This end of year report may help you select a name. Jack and Sophie were once again the most popular first names given to children whose births were registered in Northern Ireland in 2012. Jack has been the most popular boy’s name for the last decade, while Sophie remains the most…

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Shannon Concerned About Impending Welfare Reform Bill

STRANGFORD MP Jim, speaking at Westminster recently in a health debate, has questioned the rights of foreign nationals to run up unpaid debts for health care across the UK on the National Health Service while hardships are being encountered across the country by ordinary citizens. As the Welfare Reform Bill…

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Age NI Spread the Warmth Campaign Fires Up

The Age NI Benefit Uptake scheme is now up and running and you could perhaps benefit from a review of your benefits to ensure you are receiving your full entitlements. Here is an example of the work that Age NI does: Client: “I’m so worried about money at the minute. …

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