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    Northern Ireland Speed Weekend 2016

    It is with great pleasure that we announce the imminent arrival of the 2016 Northern Ireland Speed Weekend on Sunday 28th and Monday 29th August. This August Bank Holiday Weekend the Eikon Complex, Lisburn will be alive to the sounds of horsepower as this year’s event roars into action! Motorsport is the flavour of the…

  • Phoenix Natural Gas fuels Hillsborough International Oyster Festival Soapbox Derby

Don Spence, Hillsborough International Oyster Festival joins Alistair Pollock, Phoenix Natural Gas to launch the 2016 Phoenix Natural Gas Soapbox Derby which will be held at Hillsborough International Oyster Festival on Saturday 3rd September 2016 as part of the Festival’s annual showcase.
The Soapbox Derby is a highlight of the Festival with community and youth groups from all across Northern Ireland entering the race each year. The competition is calling for entries from racers of all ages and backgrounds who are keen to design and race their own soapbox at the event for a chance to win a variety of cash prizes as well as a surprise prize from Toyota which be unveiled in the weeks leading up to the race!
Deadline to enter is Monday 19th August 2016. Full competition entry details and terms and conditions can be found at www.hillsboroughoysterfestival.com.  Completed entry forms should be sent to: Stephen Patterson, C/o ER Wilson’s Grocers, 1 Main Street, Hillsborough, BT26 6AE.

    Phoenix Natural Gas fuels Hillsborough International Oyster Festival Soapbox Derby

    The Hillsborough International Oyster Festival is gearing-up for the 2016 Phoenix Natural Gas Soapbox Derby which will be held on Saturday 3rd September 2016 as part of the Festival’s annual showcase. Sponsored this year by Phoenix Natural Gas, the Soapbox Derby is a highlight of the Festival with community and youth groups from all across…

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    MCE UGP to attempt to create world record for most different makes of motorcycle in one place

    THE organisers of the MCE Insurance Ulster Grand Prix have announced they are attempting to create a Guinness World Record for most different makes of motorcycle in one place. If you’d like to take part, just email geoff@ulstergrandprix.net along with the name of your motorbike manufacturer, and the first person to register each different make…

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    All-new Colour Dash 5K run will bring a splash of cash to Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice

    The Colour Dash 5k – an all-new fun run for Northern Ireland – will bring a festival of colour and entertainment to Balmoral Park’s Eikon Exhibition Centre this summer. Runners are being invited to paint the Eikon Exhibition Centre red – and yellow and blue, and many other colours, in a 5k run that will…

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    Public Consultation Display – Lagan valley Island Reception, 5th – 13th July 2016

    Following the development of the Hillsborough Tourism Master Plan in 2015, LCCC are proposing improvements to Hillsborough Forest and are seeking your views on how can be enhanced to improve the visitor experience. A range of concepts and design ideas  can be viewed in the reception of Lagan Valley Island from 5th to 13th July;…