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North Down

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(Placename) a district of E Northern Ireland, in Co Down. Pop: 77 110 (2003 est). Area: 82 sq km (32 sq miles)
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The consequence is that the Rocky Mountains and the ulterior regions, from the Russian possessions in the north down to the Spanish settlements of California, have been traversed and ransacked in every direction by bands of hunters and Indian traders; so that there is scarcely a mountain pass, or defile, that is not known and threaded in their restless migrations, nor a nameless stream that is not haunted by the lonely trapper.
Yet it is an admirable lesson to stand on the North Downs and to look at the distant South Downs; for, remembering that at no great distance to the west the northern and southern escarpments meet and close, one can safely picture to oneself the great dome of rocks which must have covered up the Weald within so limited a period as since the latter part of the Chalk formation.
I rather fancy it was those North Downs, for the road went off into grass, and I got into another wood.
As he arrived in North Down to boost his party's chances of capturing its first Stormont Assembly seat, shadow Northern Ireland secretary David Lidington claimed the prospect of normal politics in the province was strong.
Deputy leader Peter Robinson said yesterday the party will not challenge the sitting MPs in West Tyrone, South Belfast and North Down in a bid to prevent the seats being won by pro-Agreement candidates.
Contract award notice: Andbc tender for the provision of legionella monitoring and risk management programme at ards and north down borough council properties (united kingdom-bangor: Consulting services for water-supply and waste consultancy)
LICENSING (NORTHERN IRELAND) ORDER 1996 (ARTICLE 22, SCHEDULE 5, PARAS 1 AND 2) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR THE TRANSFER OF A LICENCE TAKE NOTICE that NORTH DOWN LEISURE LIMITED whose registered office is at 3 Hill Street, Belfast intend at the Magistrates' Court sitting at Newtownards Courthouse, Regent Street, Newtownards, BT23 4LP on Tuesday 16th April 2019 to apply for the transfer to it of a Licence at present held by Danny McCarthy for the premises situate at 1 The Strand, Portaferry, BT22 1PE being premises of the kind specified in Article 5(1)(a) of the Licensing (Northern Ireland) Order 1996, namely premises in which the business carried on under the Licence is the business of selling intoxicating liquor by retail for consumption either in or off the premises.
But North Down Borough Cllr Diana Peacocke is keeping mum about her attendance record.
Squad: T Johnston (Railway Union), A Botha (North County), J Bray (The Hills), P Connell (North Down), ACusack (Clontarf), P Eaglestone (Strabane), T Fourie (Merrion), J Hall (Waringstown), G Kidd (Waringstown), K McCallan (Waringstown), G McKenna (North Down), E Morgan (Middlesex), K O' Brien (Railway Union), N O' Brien (Northamptonshire), W Porterfield (Gloucestershire), A Poynter (Clontarf), B Rankin (Warwickshire), P Stirling (Cliftonville), R Strydom (North County), G Thompson (Lisburn), A White (Instonians), G Wilson (Surrey).
Olympic relay gold medallist Mark Lewis-Francis defied freezing winds to win the 100 metres in 10.21 seconds at the North Down Games in Northern Ireland last night He finished well clear of his nearest challenger, Dmitro Glushenko of the Ukraine, who clocked 10.45secs.
Apart from all-rounder McCallan, local cricket is well represented in the side - with Strabane's Peter Gillespie, Andrew White, Instonians' capture from North Down, and Waringstown's wicket keeper Jonathan Bushe in the line-up.
The Council wishes to appoint a contractor to provide the Ards and North Down Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP) 4 Tier Home Security Scheme 2019-2022.

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