High School pupils are all business
Award for volunteers
Lost over 10 st and become inspiration
Moira house given a facelift
The Ghosts of Lisburn’s Linen Mills focus of new exh...
Entrepreneurs impress in Lisburn’s ‘Dragon’s Den’
Major showcase for Janice
A priest with an address in Lisburn, who is already serving a ten-year jail sentence for sex crimes against three teenagers, has admitted sexually abusing a fourth young victim.
Detectives investigating a hijacking in Dunmurry and a linked burglary in Crumlin are appealing for witnesses.
An elderly man from Rosslyn Park is urging people to be aware of cold callers after he claimed that he was duped of an extra £50 by a caller who had agreed to clean the roof.
Dromore High School pupils were among potential young entrepreneurs from 78 schools who recently marked the completion of a major cross-community, cross-border business programme.
ON Saturday June 1 The Welcome Project and Wolny Wydech held an International Children’s Day event in Wallace Park, widely known and celebrated in Eastern European countries.
The Knock triple of Carolyn Eadie, Karen Woodside and Sandra Bailie have won the Private Greens Women’s triples and also the National title, so it was supposed to be an easy success this time in the second round.
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Wallace High School’s Physical Education Department had a particularly busy week last week with their annual Sports Day and also the inaugural Sports Awards Dinner.
Glorious sunshine was the order of the day at Rockmount on Saturday June 8. The scoring in the McNeill Hotel-Ware sponsored competition was very impressive. John Hinds (19) was first overall with a nett score of 43 points; he was one point better than Thomas Gibson (06) who scored 42 points. The low section (0-11) was won by the in-form Henry Moore (10) with 38 points. The mid-section (12-17) was won by William Blyth (15) with 40 points and the high section (18-28) was won by John Morgan (18) with 39. In total 23 players beat par. The best gross on the day was scored by Thomas Gibson with a level par score of 72 but as Thomas had finished second the best gross prize went to Peter Coffey who shot 77.
Three pars on the last three holes by new member Peter Taylor (15) was enough to clinch the winners spot after a count-back in this week’s stableford competition at Lambeg, sponsored by the Beechlawn Hotel.
The Lisburn Lady Captain Mrs Sylvia McKelvey welcomed Mr Mark Orr to the club during the ladies recent prizegiving, to present the prizes for the Janice Orr Trophy, established in memory of his wife who was a great member, competitor and friend to all in the ladies branch.
Lisburn Community Children’s Choir are busy rehearsing for their debut concert at Lisburn Cathedral on Friday June 14 at 7pm. The choir will be singing kids pop songs, Disney songs and African songs and the donations from the concert will mainly go to ‘Friends in Action.’
A Lisburn singer is set to take the music scene by storm and follow in the footsteps of other home grown illustrious musicians. Local heart throb, Jason Clarke’s latest single ‘LOVING YOU’ may well be the vehicle to propel him there.
Multi-instrumentalist Kate Nash has announced a return to Belfast this October 16 to play the Stiff Kitten.
Action on Disability drama production group is proud to announce its continued partnership with the Grand Opera House Belfast for its fantastic Northern Iron based rendition of a mix-mash of Grease and Glee entitled ‘Gleease’, showcasing on Sunday August 18 at 7pm.
An Irish dancer from Lisburn is among those performing in one of the largest events taking place in Northern Ireland this year. The Walled City Tattoo, which will be staged on Ebrington Square in Derry~Londonderry as part of the UK City of Culture 2013, is the first event of its kind to take place in Ireland. A hit with ticket buyers, the show is proving so popular a fourth night has just gone on sale. The Walled City Tattoo will now run Wednesday 28th – Saturday 31st August.
Lambeg Players take to the stage again at Lisburn’s Lagan Valley Island Studio Theatre on June 27 and 28.
The quality photographic work produced by the NOCN Level 2 students at Lisburn SERC this year is going on display in an exhibition entitled ‘RAW’.
DERRIAGHY WI members were congratulated on their achievements during the past year at the group’s annual meeting in June when new president, Marie Darragh, was elected to the top post.
Members of Hillhall WI enjoyed an outing to Hillmont Garden Centre for their May meeting, followed by a meal in the Eagle’s Nest restaurant.
As new data reveals that men are better slimmers than women one Lisburn man is certainly doing it for the boys after losing over 10 st.
In June of 1988, eleven year old Lesley Beck’s sharp reflexes saved a local toddler from certain injury when she fell off a play slide in Wallace Park.
In June of 88 nearly 1000 school children in Lisburn signed a petition calling on the Council to provide a skateboard track in the town.
Rachel Lindsay, 16, has been selected as a semi finalists in Miss Teen Great Britain 2013. She fought off thousands of rivals to become a semi finalist in the national beauty pageant for 13-19 year olds.
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Weather for Lisburn
Thursday 20 June 2013
Temperature: 12 C to 17 C
Wind Speed: 12 mph
Wind direction: South east
Temperature: 12 C to 16 C
Wind Speed: 12 mph
Wind direction: West