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Newcastle duo win weekend in Turkey as luxury prize testers

Published: April-23-2015 | Category: General News

LOCAL comedian Ryan Hand has come back to earth with a bump after living a millionaire's lifestyle for the weekend.   ...

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Cyclists head for Paris in aid of Daisy Lodge


THREE local enthusiastic cyclists have set themselves the tough challenge of cycling from London to Paris – all in aid of Daisy Lodge.   ...

Health campaigners take hospital fight to Stormont


THE Down Community Health Committee took its campaign to save local health services to the Stormont yesterday.   ...

Film by local director nominated in International Christian Film Festival


A SHORT film written and directed by Newcastle man, Campbell Miller, has been nominated under three separate categories in this year's International Christian Film Festival.   ...

Annesley Hall is set to become home of Newcastle Community Cinema


NEWCASTLE Community Cinema (NCC), which has been based in Annesley Hall since 2009, is to have a new home. ...

Officials say 'no decision' has been taken on lamp


THE Commissioners of Irish Lights wants to reassure Killough residents that "no decision" has yet been taken on the future of the lamp at St John's Lighthouse.   ...

Health campaigners take hospital fight to Stormont


THE Down Community Health Committee is taking the campaign to save local health services to  Stormont – and YOU are invited to join them.   ...

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