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Gamblers' Anonymous support group meeting, 100 Gt Patrick Street, 3pm.

Gamblers' Anonymous support group meeting, 100 Gt Patrick Street, 3pm.

Country Capers, Ardress House, Annaghmore, 2-6pm.


Jazz in the Garden, Castle Coole, garden green, 3-5pm Tel: 028 6632 2690.


Jazz in the garden, Castleward, 3pm.


Band concert, Carnfunnock Country Park, Drains Bay, Coast Road, 2.30-4.30pm.


Deer Park safari, Crom Demesne, 2-5pm tour lasts 20 mins, Tel: 028 6773 8118.


Living History at Wellbrook Beetling Mill, Tel: 028 867 48210.



Blood donation sessions, NIBTS Headquarters, BCH Complex, Lisburn Road, 10am-8pm.

North and West Belfast Epilepsy Action Branch meeting, Ballyowen Health Centre, Andersontown Road, 7.30pm.

Ardoyne Fleadh Cheoil: Parades Interfaces Territoriality Prospect for the Way Forward? debate hosted by Stephen Nola, Gold Thread Theatre, 7pm: fun morning Ardoyne Commuity Centre, 10am-noon: Flax Foyer Arts Exhibition, Golden Thread Gallery, 1-4pm: Gig-Rig, Flax Centre Car Park, 2-4pm and 8-10pm.

Aware Defeat Depression support group, Springvale Training Centre, Springfield Road, 7.15pm.

Gamblers' Anonymous (for women) support group meeting, 100 Gt Patrick Street, 8pm.


Blood donation sessions, Cathedral Hall, Church Street, 1.45-4pm and 5.15-8pm.


Guided walk of Murlough National Nature Reserve, 2pm meet at main visitor car park. Tel: 028 4375 1467.


Blood donation sessions, Magherafelt High School, 1.30-3.30pm and 4.45-8pm.

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Upper Road Carrickfergus from Troopers Lane to Woodburn Road Monday to August 28, road closed, diversion.

M5 motorway (north and southbound) from Greencastle to Rushpark roundabout, motorway closed, Friday 4 Aug to Monday 7 6am, diversion.

B85 Urney Road, Clady, Co Tyrone from Junction with Bellspark Road to Junction with Urney Road, Monday to September 17, road closed, diversion.

M3 motorway off-slip from Queen's Island to Middlepath Street, Tuesday 10am to noon, lane closures.

Nelson Street, Belfast (lane 2) from York Link to Great Georges Street, Monday 1-4pm, lane closures.

M2 motorway lane 5 (eastbound) from M5 motorway at Greencastle to Fortwilliam Bridge (junction 1), saturday 8am to 5pm, lane closures.

M2 motorway (northbound on-slip) from Fortwilliam roundabout to M2, Friday to Monday 7 Aug 6am, off slip closed, diversions.

A2 Shore Road dual carriageway N'abbey Rush Park to Station Road roundabout Friday to Monday 7 Aug 6am, road closed, diversions.

A24 Ormeau Road, Belfast between Donegall Pass and Cromac Street, lane restrictions to August 13.

A2 Belfast bound carriageway lanes 1 and 2 from Sullivan Place Junction, Holywood to Harbour Exchange flyover to August 28, lane restrictions.

A2 Belfast bound carriageway lanes 1 and 2 from Sullivan Place Junction Holywood to Harbour Exchange Flyover, to August 28.

A31 Queen's Street, Magherafelt from junction with Queen's Avenue to Junction with Rainey to August 11, road closed, diversion in operation.

Westlink junction improvement scheme, Donegall Roundabout partial closures from Donegall Road roundabout link road to M1 off-slip road to Donegall Road roundabout, to December 16 , road closed, diversion in operation.

Westlink junction improvement scheme, Road reduced to one lane to July 31, in each direction between the Westlink and RVH.

U744 Westland Road, Cookstown from junction with Orritor Road to junction with Fairhill Road, to August 27, road closed, diversion via town centre.

A2 Dunbar Link near Waring Street, to July 24, lane restrictions.

Talbot Street, Belfast from Donegall Street to Dunbar Street, to August 23, road closed, diversion in operation.

Jamaica Street, Belfast from Number 73 to Number 104, to August 14, road closed, diversion in operation.

A2 Sydenham by-pass lane closures to October 7.

M1 Westlink junction improvement scheme, right turn movements from the Westlink onto Grosvenor Road will not be permitted in both directions at the Grosvenor Road roundabout to March 2008, diversions.

A26 Ballymena Road, Antrim, to September 15, major roadworks associated with Junction One retail development, traffic control in operation.

A2 Victoria Street/Chichester Street, Belfast, regeneration project, lane closures in operation to April, 2007.

William Street South, Belfast from Corn Market to Victoria Square, to October 2007, road closed, diversion in operation.

Montgomery Street, Belfast from Victoria Square to Chichester Street, to October 2007, road closed, diversion in operation.

Upper Church Lane, Belfast from Victoria Street to Ann Street, to October 2007, road closed, diversion in operation.

This list is compiled by Roads Services.


Obssess (NI) support for obssessional/compusive disorder, 028 9188 4185 (answer machine between 4pm and 10am).

Pre-menstrual syndrome and post-natal depression support group, tel 028 9065 3209.

AIDS helpline NI, Mon-Fri 9am-10pm, Sat 2-5pm, Tel: 0800 137437, 9am-10pm,

ADAPT Eating Distress Helpline, 028 3834 8869.

Eating Disorders Support Group, 28 Bedford Street, Tel: 028 90 235959.


Rural Support line, a listening and signposting helpline for the farming and rural community 9am-10pm, 0845 606 7607.

Minimum Wage Helpline, 0845 6500207, Mon-Fri, 10am-4pm.

Arthritis Care NI, 028 9448 1380, Freephone helpline noon-4pm 0808 800 4050; national rate helpline 10am-4pm 020 7380 6555.

Action on Pre-Eclampsia, 020 8427 4217, website

Colitis and Crohn's Disease: 0845 130 3344 6.30-9pm.

NI Chest Heart and Stroke general helpline 08457 697299.

Samaritans: 24-hour helplines, Belfast: 028 9066 4422; national linkline number 08457 90 90 90.

YouthLine: Support for young people, 0808 808 8000 between 4-9pm Mon to Fri.

Fibromyalgia Support NI Helpline, Tel 0870 990 9220 Mon-Fri 2-6pm,

Men-to-Men: support for all issues regarding males, tel 028 9023 7779.

Re-Solve, solvent and volatile substance abuse, freephone 0800 800 2345, NI 028 9070 2493

Get Connected, young people's problems helpline, 0808 808 4994.

Family care in cancer, prayer care and support, Tel 028 93 362220.


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