We all need to make sure young people getting their exam results are not put under unacceptable pressure, says Samaritans NI. With thousands of students receiving GCSE and A level results this week and next, it is crucial to emphasise that emotional wellbeing is more important than grades. Keeping theirRead More →

TinyLife will be fighting fit when the forthcoming white-collar boxing event takes place on Thursday 25 October, at the La Mon Hotel and Country Club, Castlereagh, Belfast. Billed as a great night out, the event will be the culmination of six weeks of grueling twice-weekly training sessions for all participants.Read More →

Little Women NI is joining with the two female firefighters employed at Belfast International Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Service to offer young girls between 9 and 11 years a unique insight into firefighting with the first workshop of its kind being hosted at the airport fire station this SaturdayRead More →

Fancy heading out to hear some live music, but you haven’t got a babysitter? Well, thanks to the ‘Gig Sitter’ event as part of the Belfast Music ‘Summer Season’ programme, you can bring the kids and all of you can enjoy a great afternoon out together. On Saturday,  August 18Read More →

On Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 August, a sleeping 36-foot giant called Finn arrives in Warrenpoint in the hope that local residents and tourists can help wake him up. Travelling across by ferry from Carlingford, giant Finn will move through Warrenpoint town centre as part of a noisy parade onRead More →

The Councils summer scheme programme provided activities for children from right across the Borough from 16 July to 3 August. This year through a partnership approach with community groups in Millisle, Portaferry, Kilcooley and Breezemount, funding and training enabled 490 children from nine locations across the Borough to participate inRead More →

Northern Ireland’s biggest celebration of cultural diversity, the Belfast Mela, will be returning to Botanic Gardens, Belfast, on Sunday August 26 from 12 noon until 6pm. More than 25,000 people visit the Belfast Mela each August and this year’s festival promises to be the biggest ever hosted by U105’s Carolyn StewartRead More →

Visitors urged to book ahead to see the largest dinosaur skeleton cast to visit Ireland  In just under two months the Ulster Museum will welcome the iconic 21 metre long dinosaur ‘Dippy’ and online booking has just opened so visitors can book their slot to make sure they are amongRead More →

It’s official – Emily and James were the most popular first names given to baby girls and baby boys in Northern Ireland, for births registered in 2017. This is one of the findings of the Baby Names 2017 statistics published today by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency. EmilyRead More →