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Bringing a touch of nostalgia to Bike Week

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, in conjunction with Lisburn City Old Vehicle Club (LCOVC), will bring a touch of nostalgia to the 2017 MCE Insurance Ulster Grand Prix (UGP) Bike Week.

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Bear Grylls.

The Island with Bear Grylls looking for LISBURN contestants

The producers of a TV survival show are looking for Lisburn adventurers to test their skills in the wilderness.

Arts
Unholy Gospel Band & The Answer frontman Cormac Neeson launches the 2017 Hilden Beer & Music Festival.

Tickets on sale for the 35th annual Hilden Beer and Music Festival

Over 30 artists will play Ireland’s longest running annual beer and music festival at Hilden Brewery, Lisburn later this month.

Music
Local composer is ‘one to watch’

Local composer is ‘one to watch’

Lisburn composer Matthew Whiteside has won the One To Watch category at the Sunday Herald Culture Awards 2017.

Music
Belfast’s ‘Jewel in the Crown’ to sparkle once again

Belfast’s ‘Jewel in the Crown’ to sparkle once again

Over the next three months Belfast’s Grand Opera House will be enveloped in scaffolding while the brickwork of the exterior is cleaned, and the iconic masonry repainted. Throughout this time the Theatre will remain open and continue to welcome audience members as normal.

Theatre and Comedy
Some of the BBC's top earners, from left to right, Chris Evans, Claudia Winkleman, Gary Lineker and Stephen Nolan.

POLL: Are BBC stars' salaries value for money?

The revelation of how much the BBC pays its top earners has split opinion right down the middle.

Arts
What did you think of tonight's opening episode?

Game of Thrones: What did you think of tonight's new episode

It's the television series millions have been waiting for to return to our screens.
Arts
British actress, Jodie Whittaker, will take up the reins as Dr. Who at Christmas.

POLL: New Dr. Who is a woman

The decision taken by the BBC to cast 35 year-old British actress, Jodie Whittaker, as the new Dr. Who has split fans down the middle.
Arts
WINTER IS HERE: from top left, clockwise, Cersei Lannister, Jon Snow, Daenerys Targaryen and the Night King.

Game of Thrones: 15 questions only super-fans can answer

To celebrate the return of Game of Thrones we have created this insanely difficult quiz.

Arts
Fancy your chances on MasterChef?

BBC's call for budding NI MasterChefs

The BBC is on the lookout for the next amateur MasterChef champion.

Arts
Students watching TV

Students urged to claim TV licence refund

As students pack up and move home for the summer, TV Licensing is reminding students they may be entitled to extra holiday spending money in the form of a refund.

Arts
The Food Awards Northern Ireland 2017

IN FULL: Winners of The Food Awards Northern Ireland 2017

The winners of the 2017 Food Awards Northern Ireland have been revealed.
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Coffee

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

The secret to a long life might be three cups of coffee as a landmark study reveals it reduces the risk of death from all disease.

Offbeat
WATCH: Disabled Coldplay fan crowdsurfs in wheelchair to Croke Park stage - helped by Chris Martin

WATCH: Disabled Coldplay fan crowdsurfs in wheelchair to Croke Park stage - helped by Chris Martin

A wheelchair bound Coldplay fan crowdsurfed through the audience to join Chris Martin perform a song he hastily put together about Ireland’s capital city.
Music
The race is on for Fusion Theatre

The race is on for Fusion Theatre

As part of their 15th Anniversary celebrations Fusion Theatre are excited to bring the amateur premiere of Starlight Express to Northern Ireland.

Theatre and Comedy
Blue Peter

Half of adults want Blue Peter back on BBC One

Half of adults want Blue Peter to be reinstated to its original format and screened on terrestrial television, a study has found.

Arts
Pictured at the opening of the new Lisburn 1918-23 exhibition in the Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Musuem are (l-r) Jim Rose, Director of Service Delivery (Non-Regulated); Dr Theresa Donaldson, LCCC Chief Executive; Mayor Tim Morrow; Brian Mackey, Museum Curator and Alderman James Tinsley, Chairman of the Council's Leisure & Community  Development Committee.

New ‘Lisburn 1918-23’ exhibition opens at city’s museum

A major new exhibition detailing events in Lisburn from Armistice (1918) to the unveiling of the town’s war memorial in 1923 recently opened at the Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum.

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Ed Sheeran announces Belfast show

Ed Sheeran announces Belfast show

Following on from his fantastic performance at Glastonbury, Ed Sheeran has announced that he will be bringing his tour to Belfast next year, much to the delight of his legions of fans,

Music
Brian McCann, head chef at Shu, pictured right with Christine Brown, head of Belfast Business School at Belfast Met and Shus owner Alan Reid

Shu launches apprenticeship programmes

Multi-award winning Belfast restaurant, Shu, is opening its kitchen doors for the very first time, to four of the best young cooks in Northern Ireland, as they launch the Shu Chef Apprentice Programme in partnership with Belfast Metropolitan College.

Business
Pictured at the launch of the Park Life summer programme of events are Alderman James Tinsley, Chairman of the council's Leisure & Community Development Committee; Daisy the pantomime cow; the Mayor, Councillor Tim Morrow and Prince Charming (Mr Hullabaloo).

‘Park Life’ programme promises plenty of summer fun

As the school year comes to an end the council hopes the weather will be sunny for the return of its ‘Park Life’ summer programme, which will take place in Wallace Park, Lisburn and Moat Park, Dundonald.

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