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(4/12/2016)  Death of Margaret McCloy  

It is with great sadness that the Fellowship announces the death of a truly faithful friend of the Fellowship - Margaret McCloy. Margaret and her late husband Jim were invaluable helpers for many years. Jim drove the bus until he was 84 years of age and when he stopped driving he was always there helping members in and out of the bus, using the hydraulic lift and just being there to give help and advice. Were Jim was there was Margaret the best way to describe her was as "a gentle lady". She simply befriended everyone with her quiet ways and pleasant manners.

They were friends to us all but always gave special attention to PJ and William. PJ only had to phone with "PJ from Ballyclare here I need ......" and Jim and Margaret were at Chisolm Court within minutes.

She missed Jim terribly when he died a few years ago but still came to various functions. One of the last times many of us saw her was at Jean Thompson's funeral when although very frail she was determined to pay her last respects to an old friend. The picture above is of Margaret with Jean at the annual dinner in 2005.

May Margaret's gentle soul rest in peace and be reunited now with her beloved Jim.

Margaret's funeral takes place tomorrow - Monday 5 December at 1pm in First Antrim Presbyterian Church.

(9/11/2016)  Next Quiz - Saturday 26 November 2016  

The next quiz takes place on Saturday 26 November 2016 at 7.30pm in the usual venue The Dockers Club, Pilot Street. The cost is £7 per person and this includes entry to the quiz, supper, spot prizes and play your cards right.

Come along and enjoy the craic and pit your wits against Paddy "The Inquisitor" Pill. Many have tried but no one has got the better of him yet

(8/11/2016)  N.I. Boccia League - latest round of matches  

The second round of matches in the NI Boccia League organised by Disability Sport took place last Saturday in The Antrim Forum.

The NIPF team consisting of Joe McVeigh, William Auld and Alan Weir played 3 matches. They beat the league leaders the Fermanagh Lakers 9 shots to 4 and followed this up with a convincing win over Ballyclare Beauties 11 shots to 2. They went for a clean sweep of victories in their last match but suffered the narrowest of defeats losing 5 shots to 4 to the Craigavon Ballers.

After two rounds of matches NIPF are in 3rd place in a league of 7.

The next round of matches take place in The Lough Moss Centre, Hillsborough Road, Carryduff at 10am on Saturday 3 December. All support is welcomed.

(2/11/2016)  International Post Polio Syndrome Day  

An article has now been added on the very successful reception held in The Long Gallery in Stormont. To view the article and photos go to "Resources" on the home page and then "Articles".

(13/10/2016)  Big Draw 2016 - Photos added  

The photographs of the Big Draw 2016 prize winners have now been added to the site. To view go to "Resources" at the bottom of the home page. Go to "Articles" and then "Big Draw 2016".

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