LAST week saw some of the worst street disturbances in Northern Ireland in years, with cars and buses hijacked in Belfast and children as young as eight years old throwing petrol bombs and bricks at police officers in Derry.
THIS sunny summer more than others, many of us having been heading to the beach – but one Antrim mum is encouraging children, and their parents, to go beyond building sandcastles and to "open their eyes to explore the shore".
DOWN This weekend, July 6 and 7, at the Newcastle Community Cinema, Belvoir Players present Sink or Slim, a classic Sam Cree comedy set in the 1960s in a Health Farm run by Mrs Babbington, a formidable lady who rules with a rod of iron and who feeds her pet poodle better than her paying guests.
So, who else has jumped on the Love Island bandwagon this summer? I know I can't be the only one who has developed a shameful addiction to the ITV2 reality show because lots of people are talking about it - in the office, on the bus, in the shop, on social media.