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Got any tasty recipes? Help council cook up a winning book

To mark the outstanding success of Northern Ireland’s Year of Food and Drink in 2016, Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council has announced plans to collate and publish a book of locally inspired recipes.

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Creme Egg's

Giant Creme Egg hopes dashed by Cadbury

Cadbury have ruled out creating a giant Creme Egg anytime soon.
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WATCH: Stunning timelapse video of Mourne Mountains

The breathtaking beauty of Mourne Mountains has been captured in a spectacular timelapse video, shot by a couple from County Wicklow.

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Adam West and Burt Ward as Batman and Robin.

The camp Caped Crusader and Happy Days of Fonzarelli and Cunningham

Two very different, but iconic TV shows aired for the first time this week in history.

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Swashbuckling musical fun with the Pirates of Penzance

AIMs Northern Region present ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ at Theatre at the Mill on Saturday January 14 at 7.30pm.

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Lisburn woman Jennifer Morrow who will take part in a new TV show called The Big Painting Challenge. Photo: Ed Miller/PA Wire

Northern Ireland woman takes part in new BBC1 show The Big Painting Challenge

A Northern Ireland woman is bidding for glory as BBC1 relaunchs The Big Painting Challenge.

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Five ways to make your child a creative genius

Congratulations! Your child is already a creative genius by virtue of being human. Humans are far more creative than any other species.

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Now that’s what I call an ‘80s night out!

A former model from Lisburn is inviting people to reach for the ra-ra skirts and launder the legwarmers in preparation for a big night of 1980s-inspired fun.

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This photograph of the Lisburn Master Plasterers Association is thought to have been taken in the late 1960s.

Can you help put names to faces?

Can you help local man George Wills identify the men in this old photograph?

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Have you started a 2017 running regime?

Taking up running? Here’s what you need to know to make it to February

If the statistics are correct, many millions of new runners have laced up for the first time in the last few days. If you are one of them, you are well on your way to being faster, stronger, more resilient, more intelligent and more empathetic than when you awoke on New Year’s Day nursing little more than a hangover and a firm resolution.

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Down Royal Down Course

Down Royal held their annual Boxing day meet

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1 in 5 at risk of food poisoning this Christmas

Thousands are at risk of contracting food poisoning this Christmas as a result of dodgy dinner leftovers according to research from Onbuy.com.

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People in Northern Ireland expected to put on 600,000 stone by New Year

The British Heart Foundation have predicted that inactivity and overindulgence over Christmas could see people in Northern Ireland put on a collective 600,000 by the New Year.

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Smartphone use now makes up the majority of screen engagement among teens

Smartphones as bad for teens’ health as TV

Tablets and smartphones are as bad for the health of a teenager as TV, new research found.

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A treat for fans of alt country at the Island

A treat for fans of alt country at the Island

Following the success of their album ‘Via Portland,’ listed in ‘Alternate Root’ magazine’s Top 50 of 2015, the Mulligan Brothers play Island Arts Centre on Saturday January 28 at 8pm.

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Online scam warning

Scam warning over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Internet shoppers are being warned of a potential scam involving Facebook’s Marketplace.

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Dope smoking on the rise among the over-50s

The number of Baby Boomers - who grew up in the Sixties - getting spaced out on cannabis has almost doubled in the last eight years.

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Boy eating a burger

Ban on junk food ads targeted at children

Ads for junk food and drink targeted at children are to be banned from the internet in a bid to combat the obesity epidemic.

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The participants at the recent textile recycling workshop held in the Island Arts Centre, Lisburn.

Turning unwanted clothes into the height of fashion

During the recent European Week for Waste Reduction the council organised a successful Love Your Clothes workshop for residents to learn how to up-style their little black dresses in time for the party season.

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Christmas lights

IN PICTURES: Christmas lights switch-on in Dunmurry

Dunmurry Dental Practice held its inaugural Christmas Tree Lights Switch on at the weekend, with patients, staff and the wider community attending the ceremony which was hosted by Q Radio’s Ibe Sesay.

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