Author: Ally Stewart

David Bellingham Menswear Celebrate 40 Years

The well-known Ballymena business David Bellingham Menswear celebrate 40 years in business with a special event. They are offering a very generous 25% discount off all stock until Saturday 30th September. This sale includes their new autumn stock! The Church Street business was started 40 years ago by local businessman David Bellingham, and has continued to flourish. He began trading from the premises currently occupied by the Oxfam charity shop. After a few years David made the move to the much larger premises on the corner of Church Street and Bryan Street. The business still trades from here and...

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Alzheimer’s Society Training Course in Broughshane

An Alzheimer’s Society Training Course in Broughshane will begin on Wednesday 4th October 2017. This course will provide training for Informal Caregivers and is free to attend. Do you support a person living with dementia as an informal caregiver? If so, this course will be helpful to you, as you can see from the comments of others below. The Alzheimer’s Society say. People who support or care for a person living with dementia are being offered the chance to learn more about the condition and how it affects the individual in the Ballymena area later this month. Our training...

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Happy-Ever-After For Polly – Dogs Trust Ballymena

It’s a case of happy-ever-after for Polly as she leaves Dogs Trust Ballymena to go to her forever home. We reported the story of Polly a few months ago, here.  She had been cared for by Dogs Trust Ballymena for a long time. She eventually ended up at the Ballymena Rehoming Centre for over 500 days! But the good news is she is now with her new family. Read the full story from Dogs Trust below. “Staff at Dogs Trust Ballymena are thrilled to announce that one of their long-term residents has found her special someone. Six-year-old Border Collie cross...

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Northern Ireland Hospice 25th Big Coffee Break

The Northern Ireland Hospice 25th Big Coffee Break fundraiser has recently been launched. Many people in the Ballymena area and from all over Northern Ireland support the work of the NI Hospice. This is another opportunity to do just that! This special 25th anniversary campaign will begin on Thursday 21st September 2017. The Northern Ireland Hospice say. “We are encouraging schools, businesses, community organisations and individuals across the country to raise a cuppa and help celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Northern Ireland Hospice Big Coffee Break campaign starting on Thursday, 21st September. The first Northern Ireland Hospice Coffee...

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Secured By Design | Garage Door Systems

Secured by Design, the UK’s national police crime prevention initiative, seeks to reduce crime by working with developers and builders, and manufacturers of products like doors, windows and locks, to ‘design out crime’ in and around new build developments and refurbishments. “Improving your home security reduces the chance of you becoming the victim of a burglary” A common sense statement, but one all homeowners should take seriously. In this article we will look specifically at garage doors which are one of several areas around the home covered by Secured by Design. Many garages will include expensive items like lawnmowers, bikes...

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