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Newtownards rallies to help little Ellsa

Published: August-29-2014 | Category: General News

PEOPLE across Newtownards have rallied behind a local couple whose 20 week old daughter has been diagnosed with a rare form infantile epilepsy unresponsive to treatments currently available in the UK. ...

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Police urged to step up campaign against badger baiting on Ards Peninsula


‘POLICE have to be up to the challenge’ of dealing with badger baiting and ‘lamping’ blighting the countryside of the Ards Peninsula a member of Ards Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PC...

£2million boost for Portavogie harbour


A £2MILLION investment at Portavogie harbour has shown confidence in the peninsula fishing port’s future, local politicians have enthused, and will make the facility at the heart of the village ‘...

Warning to Carrowdore Community Centre vandals


THOSE involved in vandalism at Carrowdore Community Centre have been urged to desist from ‘these reckless activities’, and Ards PSNI have said they are aware of the problem of anti-social behavio...

Rare chance to visit Balligan church on Ards Peninsula


A RARE gem in the Ards Peninsula countryside, which once overseen the business of three parishes covering some 7,420, is open next month as part of the European Heritage Open Days. ...

Mother of Channing Day into 'Supermum' final


THIRTY mums from across Northern Ireland will be honoured at a prestigious ceremony at Stormont in October. ...

'Page 1' shuts up shop in Newtownards


ONE of Newtownards’ longest established family businesses which had a reputation as the largest specialist newsagency closed its doors for the last time this week  as the owner of Page 1 in ...

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Welcome to the Newtownards Chronicle Online


elcome to the new website of the Newtownards Chronicle! The Chronicle has been bringing news and views to the local communities of the Borough of Ards in Northern Ireland since 1873. We've been with you through all the good times and the bad, the happy and the sad. We've advised you, laughed with you, cheered you on and we've been there when you needed a helping hand. The Chronicle is for the people of Ards and, ultimately, by the people of Ards.

Times are changing though. From being your main source of news and information, 24/7 satellite news and the internet has meant that we've had to look again at how we can bring our valued audiences the support and interest that you now need. Our weekly newspaper will proudly continue but will now be joined by a range of digital publications, including this website, email and the main social media channels including Facebook and Twitter.

But more than that, we're going to evolve what we do to be better at what we've always done - to provide you, the residents of Ards, with a stage, a megaphone, a gallery - in short we're going to try to help give you the voice to say whatever you want within your community. We're going to help you make a difference...

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