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Dromara Show promises to be ‘a most enjoyable day’

Vauxhall cars from a bygone age and the iconic McCormick International tractors will play a prominent role in this year’s Dromara Show, which will be held on Saturday, June 9.

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The Ballybay Country Gospel Singers.

Enjoy an evening of country gospel music

To mark the end of the first season of meetings of 2018, a Musical Evening of Country Gospel Praise will be held at Lisburn Christian Workers’ Union Mission Hall, Market Street on Saturday, May 26 (7.30pm).

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The Big Walk NI team, with Lisburn woman Amanda Kirkpatrick (left).

Big Walk visit puts Lisburn community groups in the spotlight

Fun, food and friendship will be on the menu on Monday, May 21 as Lisburn Creative Collective invites people to join them at Penny Square from 9.30am - 10.30am for a special visit from The Big Walk.

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Maze Presbyterian Church. Pic by Google

Giving thanks for 150 years of Balmoral Show

The Dromore Presbytery is inviting people to a special service of thanksgiving to celebrate 150 years of the Balmoral Show.

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Jacqueline Gibson, Castlescreen Farm; Carole Kearney, Armstrong's Twisted Fish; Alderman Allan Ewart MBE, Chairman of the Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council's Development Committee; Lee White, Cottage Garden Plants and Damien Tumelty, Castlescreen Farm team up to launch this year's Hillsborough Farmers Markets. Pic by Philip Magowan, PressEye

Hillsborough Farmers’ Market returns for 2018

Hillsborough Farmers’ Market will return for summer 2018 with three markets scheduled to take place on the last Saturday of May, June and July.

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Listullycurran Orange Hall, Listullycurran Road, Dromore. Pic by Google

Lodge invites people to free party to celebrate Royal wedding

Listullycurran Truth Defenders LOL 616 will host a free Royal Wedding Party this Saturday, May 19 to celebrate the marriage of HRH Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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Mayor Tim Morrow and Chairman of the council's Leisure & Community Development Committee, Alderman James Tinsley launch the 'Color Run' at Wallace Park with Robert Geary and Shane McCafferty from the council's Sports Development Team.

Sign up now for ‘Color Run’ in Wallace Park

A charity run dubbed the ‘Happiest 5K on the Planet’ will take place in Lisburn next month.

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Highland dancers Eilidh Milne, Kirsty Gillies and Hope Brooke from the Christine Aitken Academy of Dance and piper Alan McGeoch from Johnstone Pipe Band give people a taste of what they can expect at the British Pipe Band Championships in Paisley on May 19. Pic by Mark F Gibson

Local pipe band to take on some of the world’s best

The Field Marshal Montgomery will be up against some of the world’s best pipe bands when they travel to Paisley next weekend to compete in one of the biggest competitions in the piping calendar.

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Invite to garden fete and auction

Invite to garden fete and auction

Lambeg Parish Church will hold its annual Garden Fete and Auction on Saturday, May 26 from 10.30am.

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Peter Corry will be performing at Wallace Park, Lisburn on June 23.

Tickets on sale for ‘People’s Concert’

Life doesn’t get much better than listening to live music with family and friends outdoors, so pack a picnic and start your summer on a high note with The People’s Concert in Wallace Park on June 23 (7pm – 9:30pm).

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McCalls of Lisburn

Mark McCall gives his top 10 tips for grooms on how to find the perfect suit

As the Royal Wedding fast approaches, Mark McCall from men’s fashion retailer McCalls of Lisburn tells Kathryn McKenna why it’s not just all about the bride’s dress

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Promoting the upcoming Mayor's Charity Golf Day at Castlereagh Hills Golf Club on May 25 are: Roy Skillen, Golf Club Manager; Mayor Tim Morrow and Stuart McCrum, Public Affairs & Communications Co-Ordinator, Coca-Cola HBC.

Charity golf day open for entries

A charity golf day will take place at Castlereagh Hills Golf Club on Friday, May 25 in aid of the Mayor’s charities.

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Pictured at the Wallace Fountain in Wallace Park, Lisburn are the Mayor, Councillor Tim Morrow and Alderman James Tinsley, Chairman of the council's Leisure & Community Development Committee, dressed in Victorian style to promote the upcoming Sir Richard Wallace bicentenary celebrations, which will include singer Peter Corry (middle).

Events to celebrate life of famous humanitarian Sir Richard Wallace

A series of special events will take place over the coming months to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of the famous humanitarian, politician and art collector, Sir Richard Wallace.

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Pictured (l-r) are Festival Curator Jan Carson, John Hewitt Society General Manager Hilary Copeland, John Hewitt Society Chair Tony Kennedy OBE and Alderman Allan Ewart MBE.

Village to host celebration of books, poetry, music and film

A new three-day book festival due to take place in Hillsborough this weekend promises to provide visitors and residents with a new perspective on the picturesque Georgian village.

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TV Licensing

Help at hand if you have problems paying your TV Licence

TV Licensing are encouraging people in financial difficulties in Northern Ireland to ask for help if they are struggling to pay for a TV Licence.
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South Eastern Regional College, Castle Street, Lisburn are performing mini beauty treatments including file and polish, back massage and mini facials

Beauty treatments help raise cash for depression charity

Students go for charity glamour

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Mayor Tim Morrow with Jacqueline Evans launching the upcoming Vintage Tea Evening at Cafe Vic-Ryn in aid of the Mayor's charities.

Vintage tea evening in support of Mayor’s charities

The Mayor of Lisburn & Castlereagh, Councillor Tim Morrow will be hosting a Ladies’ Vintage Tea Evening at Café Vic-Ryn, Lisburn on Wednesday, April 25 (7pm).

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Wouldn’t it be ‘loverly’ to see My Fair Lady?

Wouldn’t it be ‘loverly’ to see My Fair Lady?

Lisnagarvey Operatic Society are hard at work for their production of My Fair Lady, which will be staged at the Island Hall at the Lagan Valley Island in Lisburn from April 17-21.

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Directors Mark and Alastair McCall with Johnny Hamilton

Local business lands coveted ‘Groomswear of the Year’ award

The family business is celebrating after their hard work was recognised recently.

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Auditions to be held for upcoming production of Joseph

Auditions to be held for upcoming production of Joseph

Fusion Theatre are looking for children aged 8-12 to take part in their production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in September.

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