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Andy Cairns and Michael McKeegan from Therapy? who talk about the importance of Across The Line in helping the alternative metal band on the road to success

Across The Line At 30 video

In September 1986 a new programme called The Bottom Line presented by Mike Edgar made its debut on BBC Radio Ulster. The programme was an early champion of new music from Northern Ireland and wider afield, often giving bands and artists their first radio play, interview or live performance.

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Scam warning over Facebook Marketplace fraud

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

Cannabis

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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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.

Celery

Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Brits are turning up their noses at 'trending' veg people post in recipes on social media - with celery named as the most hated.

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That sickly feeling - beware the winter 'vomiting bug'

Health warning as winter vomiting bug spreads across Northern Ireland

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is making people aware of the presence of the winter vomiting and diarrhoea virus, also known as norovirus, circulating in the community.

Poppies in Katesbridge: In this the 100th anniversary year of the battle of the Somme, Katesbridge Ladies Rural Group have been remembering the sacrifice made by so many brave men and women. They have made ceramic poppies, similar to the Tower of London poppies, with Mr. Trevor Woods, from Mount Ida Pottery. Trevor gave the Group step-by-step instructions on moulding the poppies from clay. He took them away and fired them. Then the ladies glazed their individual pieces. Many stories were recounted over the weeks of local men who had gone to war, most never to return, having paid the Supreme Sacrifice. A Somme-themed table quiz was also held. Questions about the Somme and World War I were asked, the poems In Flanders Fields and We Shall Keep the Faith were read and a video about the Unknown Soldier was shown. Katesbridge Ladies Rural Group found this a particularly poignant project, especially at this time of the year and being near Armistice Day. Their knowledge and understanding of the war years has be

Rural group’s poignant poppy making tribute

A group of Katesbridge woman have paid their own unique tribute to the Fallen as part of the 100th anniversary year of the Battle of the Somme.

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