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Grapevine - February 18

LUNCH MENU — Representatives from Cregagh Church will be serving up lunch in the Alan Hall this Friday, February 19.

Located on the Cregagh Road, the event will take place from 12pm to 1.30pm and is in aid of the church's building fund.

There is no need to book in advance. The cost is £5-per-head. For more information call 9079 9307.

SCHOOL AWARDS — Local schools are being called upon to enter the 2010 SuperValu Best Kept School Awards, in a bid to earn recognition for their environmental projects.

The organisers of the environmental awards scheme, the Northern Ireland Amenity Council (NIAC) and sponsors SuperValu, are encouraging local schools to enter the awards by the closing date of Friday, March 5.

There are three award categories based on the age group of pupils — Pre-Primary School (three years to five years), Primary School (five years to 11 years), and Post Primary School (11 years to 18 years).

Category winners and runners-up will be selected in each of the five Education and Library Board areas, and judges will also choose an overall Best Kept School for Northern Ireland.

The prize money for winning schools is £300 each, with runners-up getting £120. The overall winning school receives an additional £200. As well as cash prizes all category winners receive a personalised sign and a perpetual trophy and runners-up will be recognised with a certificate.

Entry forms are available from NIAC on 9040 3681, or visit www.niacbestkept.com for more information.

SOFTBALL TRAINING — Belfast Aviators Softball Club will start its training for the new season on Sunday, March 14, at Shorts Recreation Club, Aircraft Park, Holywood Road, Belfast.

Training will take place from 2pm to 4pm.

The group is still looking for new players for the Ulster Softball League, which will start in May.

If you want to join the club or wish to know more, contact Neil on 07749581972.

DPP MEETING — The next meeting of the East Belfast sub-group of the Belfast District Policing Partnership (DPP) will take place on Monday, February 22, at 7pm.

The event will take place in The Mount Conference Centre, Woodstock Link.

The police Area Commander will present a report on how local officers have undertaken their duties and what effect this has had on crime in the area.

Members of the public will be given the opportunity to question the Area Commander about any matter affecting the policing of the local district. You can also submit written questions, via letter or email, for a full response up to 10 working days prior to the meeting.

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