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Help protect your family this flu season

The seasonal flu vaccination programme for 2017/18 is getting under way, so the Public Health Agency (PHA) is urging people to ‘Stay Well This Winter’ by ensuring that all eligible family members get the free flu vaccine when offered it.

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Magheramorne Juniors were presented with the Fred Cuming Memorial Cup for Drama; Irish CE Silver and Bronze National Award certificates & Convention Competition prizes by Irish CE President, Mr Mark Crawford [centre back].

Awards time for C.E. Juniors

The annual East Antrim Junior Christian Endeavour Fun Day was honoured this year by the attendnce of Irish CE President Mark Crawford who presented a numbe of awards to Magheranorne Juniors.

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Renowned watchmaker Robert Adair pictured outside the premises on Mill Street, Ballymena, in the early 1980s.

Robert Adair Jewellers celebrates 60 successful years

Renowned Ballymena business, Robert Adair Jewellers are inviting new and regular customers to help them celebrate their Diamond Anniversary by enjoying some sparkling special offers throughout October.

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These days saying I do comes with a hefty price tag in the UK (Photo: Shutterstock)

REVEALED: How much it costs to get married in Northern Ireland

A recent survey of 4,000 brides has found that the average cost of a UK wedding is now £27,161.
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NIWater is holding its annual Suppliers' Day on November 2. (submitted image).

Help needed to ‘deliver what matters’

The call has gone out from NI Water to businesses across East Antrim to join the company in Antrim on November 2 and find out how they can ‘Help NI Water deliver what matters’.

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College pupils meet the Marines

College pupils meet the Marines

Thirteen pupils from Carrickfergus College got the opportunity to travel to Palace Barracks on October 9 and meet with members of the ‘Royal Marine Commandos’.

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Carly, a five-year-old Crossbreed, is looking for a forever  home.

Dogs Trust Ballymena seeks dog lovers’ help for homeless hounds

It’s National Adoption Week and canine carers at Dogs Trust Ballymena are seeking potential dog owners and foster carers alike, to come forward and give a homeless hounds the loving homes they deserves.

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Over 200 Carrick people with hearing loss accessing aid sessions

Over 200 Carrick people with hearing loss accessing aid sessions

More than 200 residents in Carrickfergus with hearing loss have accessed support from local hearing aid maintenance sessions in the past year alone, it has been revealed.

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Art Club Competition

Art Club Competition

Carrickfergus Art Club’s art exhibition is being held at the town’s Civic Centre from Saturday, October 21, and runs to Saturday, November 4.

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Historical talk

Historical talk

Carrickfergus Historial Society will host a talk on Wednesday. October 25, entitled “Belfast Through Time” given by noted Belfast historian Aidan Campbell.

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Evie Scarlett from Ballyclare who was selected by English Youth Ballet and is currently in rehearsals for a professional production of Swan Lake at the Grand Opera House in Belfast.

Ballerina Evie’s living her ‘Swan Lake’ dream

A talented young dancer from Ballyclare, who was selected by English Youth Ballet, is currently having an amazing time in rehearsals for a professional production of the ballet, Swan Lake.

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Chef Adam Stewart from Newtownabbey won a bronze medal in the All-Ireland Chef of the Year competition at Salon 2017. He is pictured here with one of his medal winning dishes.

Bronze medal for Newtownabbey chef at Salon Culinaire

A chef from Newtownabbey has won a bronze medal in the All-Ireland Chef of the Year competition at Salon 2017.

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1989: The Mayor presents a civic plaque to visitor from Melbourne, Hilary, as looking on are her niece, Miss Eileen Ferguson; her sister, Mrs Eileen Ferguson; and her mother, Jean. (Picture: Larne Times archives).

In Pictures: Photos from the past

Here are a few photos from the Larne Times archive to get you all talking.

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Christmas Quilt Exhibition

Christmas Quilt Exhibition

Larne Museum and Arts Centre will be the venue from Friday, December 8, for a Loose Thread Quilters Christmas Quilt Exhibition.

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Make your own festive wreath

Make your own festive wreath

If you would like to have a go at making your own festive wreath then head along to Dixon Park in Larne on Saturday, November 25, from 11am - 1pm.

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Ulster Artists exhibition

Ulster Artists exhibition

Three Ulster Artists have come together to provide a variety of works in oils, acrylics and watercolours which are to go on display at Larne Museum and Arts Centre.

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Celebrate our Hedgerows event

Celebrate our Hedgerows event

Diamond Jubilee Wood, Whitehead, will be the setting for a free event to ‘Celebrate the Christmas Hedgerow’ on Sunday, December 3, from 11am - 2pm.

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Mencap NIs Link Me project, which connects older people with a learning disability to their community, held a volunteer celebration at Brekenhill Activity Centre recently to recognise the commitment of their volunteers in East Antrim.

Mencap NI celebrates East Antrim ‘Link Me’ volunteers’ success

Mencap NI’s Link Me project, which connects older people with a learning disability to their community has held a celebration event to recognise the involvement of their volunteers from Larne, Carrickfergus, and Newtownabbey.

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Glens Red Squirrel Group have designated this month as Squirreltober.

Go nuts for ‘reds’ during Squirreltober

Red Squirrels have a National Red Squirrel week but the Glens Red Squirrel Group (GRSG), think a week is too short to tell the full story of their ‘Reds’ and have decided October is Squirreltober.

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