Whitehead family to cook Christmas dinners for those in need

A Whitehead family are on a mission to cook up to 40 Christmas dinners for those who might otherwise spend the special day alone.
Mid & East Antrim Council Deputy Mayor, Cllr Cheryl Johnston pictured with newlyweds Gary and Gillian Connolly.

Carrick couple start married life on the right foot

A Carrickfergus couple have started off married life on the right foot - by running a marathon after their wedding ceremony.

Colin Patterson (Vice-Principal, Downshire School), Harry Coulter and Alan Winsby (Co-Chairmen of the Interim Board of Governors), Hedley Webb (Principal, Carrickfergus College) and Michael Graham (Education Authority).  INCT 47-720-CON

Carrickfergus Academy to operate across split site

The newly-named Carrickfergus Academy will operate across a split site until a new build is available.

John Stewart.

MLA auctions off ticket for NI v Switzerland game

An East Antrim MLA has given a local charity a boost after auctioning off his ticket for tonight's Northern Ireland v Switzerland game.
Whitehead Station.

Pedestrians warned over railway crossing in Whitehead

Pedestrians are being given a stark warning over the dangers of ignoring warning lights at a rail crossing.
Heathrow Airport

Councils' joint bid for Heathrow hub site

A joint bid by two local councils to land a Heathrow Logistics Hub in Co Antrim has moved a step closer.
Parts of the path have been closed in the past due to health and safety fears.

Thousands sign petition urging re-opening of Blackhead Path

Thousands of people have supported a call for Mid and East Antrim Borough Council to fully re-open one of the area's most important "tourist assets".

Video: Children in Need's Big Learner Relay comes to Carrickfergus

A Carrickfergus driving school has done its bit to raise funds for Children in Need by taking part in the charity's Big Learner Relay yesterday (November 1).
Noah Coates and his friend Madison Wright.

Birthday to remember as cards flood in for Noah

Birthday cards have flooded in for a young Carrickfergus boy who is living with a rare degenerative condition.

Gillian and Gary at the Jungfrau Marathon in Switzerland.  INCT 44-750-CON

Carrick couple are in it for the long run

A Carrickfergus couple who have completed over 300 marathons together are to hit the ground running after their nuptials next week.


Schoolgirl's appeal to make friend's birthday extra special

A kind-hearted Carrick schoolgirl is appealing for people to help make her friend's birthday extra special.
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