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Alfredo’s celebrates its first birthday in Lisburn Square

When you think about an Italian restaurant you immediately conjure up images of pizza and lasagne. But at Alfredo’s on the Square, which has just celebrated its first birthday, there is much more to Italian cuisine.

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Apple has launched its most affordable iPad

Apple launches their cheapest iPad ever

Apple has launched its most affordable iPad ever costing less than £270.

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Bruce Hamilton Memorial Silver Band: Photo supplied by Jackie Gamble (second from right in back row).

Take a trip down memory lane

There’s nothing quite like pictures from the past to bring back memories of family and friends at school or work, or teammates and rivals in sport.

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The Castle Ward Trail.

WALKS: Head for Ned Stark’s Winterfell at Castle Ward

We continue our series of recommended routes in conjunction with NIWalks.com with a glimpse of the treasures to be found on the Castle Ward Castle Trail in Co Down.

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A beggar accosts a gentleman.

In praise of the workhouses, those ‘grim Bastilles of despair’

The workhouse has a bad name. People dreaded it. Would you want to go there? No. Nor I.

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ADVICE: You can help your dog overcome anxiety

ADVICE: You can help your dog overcome anxiety

When our dogs are anxious about things it can be upsetting for us. There are many things which can make a dog anxious: meeting strangers, travelling in the car, being alone, fireworks ...

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Supreme Court clarifies law on excluding individuals from your will

Supreme Court clarifies law on excluding individuals from your will

The past week saw the conclusion of the long running legal case, originally known as Ilott v Mitson.

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CAB ADVICE: I had money trouble, and worry it will affect my credit rating

CAB ADVICE: I had money trouble, and worry it will affect my credit rating

QUESTION: Q. How do loan companies decide to give credit? A few years ago I had money troubles and I am worried this will affect my loan application.

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Final rehearsals for Jekyll and Hyde musical

Belfast Operatic Company are putting the final touches to their latest production, Jekyll and Hyde, which will be staged at the Grand Opera House in Belfast from Tuesday April 4 until Saturday April 8.

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The Secret Door is an arts and crafts business owned by local artist Shirley Brown Camblin.

The Tap Room at Hilden Brewery launches creative workshops for kids

Local independent craft ale brewers, Hilden Brewing Company and on site restaurant the Tap Room have celebrated the launch of a new Sunday brunch menu by providing free workshops for children.

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Crowd gathered for the opening ceremony of the first phase of the Church of the Nazarene in Warren Park on 10th August 1957.

The way we were

There’s nothing quite like pictures from the past to bring back memories of family and friends at school or work, or teammates and rivals in sport.

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What you should do if  you find a stray cat

What you should do if you find a stray cat

What should you do if you find a stray cat? Sadly, we often receive stray cats into the practice. The best outcome is if the cat is microchipped and we can reunite it with its owners, but this is not always the case.

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Island Arts Centre date for Ruth

Island Arts Centre date for Ruth

Lisburn singer songwriter Ruth Trimble, who now lives in Hillsborough, will be taking to the stage of the Island Arts Centre on Thursday March 24.

Music
Trooper Joseph Walker is remembered on the war memorial in Moira.

Information sought about Moira soldier killed during WWII

A military history enthusiast is hoping our readers can help him find out more information about a Moira man who served in the Second World War.

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Another chance to see Steps in Belfast

Another chance to see Steps in Belfast

Do to overwhelming demand, Steps have announced an extra Belfast date for their upcoming tour.

Music
Another chance to see Steps in Belfast

Another chance to see Steps in Belfast

Do to overwhelming demand, Steps have announced an extra Belfast date for their upcoming tour.

Music
Tesco Spaghetto Bolognese

Tesco recalls spagbol over allergy fears

Tesco is recalling a line of frozen Spaghetti Bolognese due to the presence of  egg which is not on the label.

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Dungannon Park is a 70-acre oasis centred round an idyllic still water lake, with miles of interesting pathways.

Much more than a walk in the park

We’ve teamed up with WalkNi to tell you about fascinating strolls, rambles and hikes in places you might otherwise not have considered. Some are local, others will mean an away day, but all are well worth it. This week it’s a parkland set in 70 acres of flora, fauna and water.

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What stories can we learn by researching our ancestors?

You’ve seen the TV show, so who do you think you are?

Who Do I Think I Am? Yes, you! Can you name your eight great grandparents? I thought not, but if it weren’t for them you wouldn’t be here.

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Hometown show for singer Dana Masters

Hometown show for singer Dana Masters

Jazz singer Dana Masters will be performing a show in her hometown when she takes to the stage of the Island Arts Centre in Lisburn on March 25.

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