Newtownards pub Undergoes Refurbishment

A popular bar in Newtownards has been refurbished and reopened under new management and ownership in an Ulster Bank-supported investment of more than £250,000. Formerly Biggles bar ...

Newtownards commander ‘attacked’ junior officers

  Wing Commander Andrew Baron appeared before a military court last week where he denied attacking two flight lieutenants at RAF Benson in Oxfordshire. Baron, of Newtownards, Co ...

Newtownards Protest man jailed

A Newtownards man who wanted out of prison to take a lie detector test on the Jeremy Kyle TV show has been jailed for shouting sectarian slogans. Frederick Boyd, 22, with a former address ...

UDA money collector’s appeal rejected

A Newtownards money collector jailed over a suspected £10,000 UDA blackmail plot has failed in a bid to have his conviction overturned. Andrew McBride received a seven-year sentence ...

Scrabo Tower now closed to the public

Scrabo Tower, one of Northern Ireland’s most iconic landmarks, has been closed to the public. The Northern Ireland Environment Agency NIEA said the tower, near Newtownards, County ...

Items stolen at Somme Heritage Centre Newtownards

  Pictures and historical artefacts have been stolen from a World War One heritage centre in Newtownards. The theft at the Somme Heritage Centre on the Bangor Road was reported ...

Philip Strickland murder: Stephen McCaughey found guilty

A fourth man has been convicted of murdering a County Down farm labourer two years ago. Philip Strickland, 37, died after being shot in the face in January 2012. Stephen McCaughey, ...

Martyn Irvine suffers leg injuries in Belgium crash

Martyn Irvine’s rollercoaster year continued on Tuesday night BBC Sport – Martyn Irvine suffers leg injuries in Belgium crash.

Fire reignites at Ards recycling plant

Fire reignites at Ards recycling plant – UTV Live News.

Minister congratulates Ards cyclist on gold success

Sports Minister congratulates cyclist on gold success – BelfastTelegraph.co.uk.
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