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Day of Prayer at Nutts Corner

A prayer event will be held at Nutts Corner Market Area to pray for the healing of the island of Ireland on September 9 from 1-4pm.

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East Antrim filmmakers sought for inspiring project

East Antrim filmmakers sought for inspiring project

Budding filmmakers from Larne and the wider East Antrim area have the opportunity to get involved in a new filmmaking project to inspire and educate young people from across Northern Ireland.

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Entries sought for major STEM display

Entries sought for major STEM display

Well known illusionist and television mentalist David Meade is calling on students from the area to submit an entry for the 2018 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE), ahead of the fast approaching deadline of September 25.

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SVP support for families’ back to school costs plight

Even with government assurance that uniform grants will not be cut for the 2017/18 school year, thousands of families across Northern Ireland are facing the desperate situation of having to find enough money to purchase essential school clothing for their children, according to the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP).

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Take the Sunshine Walk in support of Women’s Aid

During 2016-2017 alone almost 30,000 incidents of domestic abuse were recorded throughout the province.

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The Larne F.C. team.

Larne Football Club ready for new season kick-off

Larne Football Club is going strong 128 years since its formation in 1889 and while the club, like most others, has had its share of ups and downs, it’s rich history and all that it has brought to the sporting life of the town and Northern Ireland is well worth celebrating.

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Norman Worthington from Bridge of Hope with Mayor Paul Reid, Stephen Holgate and Philip Thompson from Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.

Your unwanted household items are building hope in Burkina Faso

A Mid and East Antrim recycling scheme is helping to build schools, a church and health clinic in West Africa.

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Time to run at Carnmoney Hill on August 27

Time to run at Carnmoney Hill on August 27

Carnmoney Hill will be the venue for a 5k run and 1 mile fun run event on Sunday, August 27.

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Magheramorne PC sequence dancers recently donated �2000.00 to five organisations including Northern Ireland Air Ambulance and are pictured here with representatives of the four others: Hansel & Gretel Preschool, Glynn, Claire Taggart wheelchair appeal, Thornfield House school, Jordanstown, and the church Youth Ministries.

Dancers step up for worthy causes

Magheramorne PC sequence dancers recently donated £2000.00 to five organisations.

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Some of the 2016/17 participants and mentors from BFI Film Academy Network Programme delivered by Cinemagic. (Submitted Picture).

Cinemagic issue camera call to budding young film makers

There’s an opportunity for budding teenage film makers from East Antrim to take part in the BFI Film Academy Network Programme delivered by Cinemagic.

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CAFRE student Cameron (18) is at  CAFRE College in Greenmount to help grow a career in horticulture.  Picture: Michael Cooper

Careers advice events at CAFRE

Are you interested in a career in the expandin agri-food and land-based sector?

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East Coast Athletic Club to run 24hrs for Larne RNLI on August 18-19. Pic:RNLI/Fiona Kirkpatrick

East Coast Athletic Club to run 24hrs for Larne RNLI

Members of the East Coast Athletic Club will kick off a 24 hour continuous run on Friday, August 18, to raise money for their Charity of the Year, Larne RNLI.

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Pictured at the cheque presentation:
From left back row - Codie Taylor, Adam McKee, Ben McKee, Gordon McIlroy, Joan Crowe, Michael Crowe, Sharon Barton, Robbie Barton. Cathy Mckee, Becky Barton, and, (front) Judith McClintock and Nicola Lewis.

Newtownabbey family raises over £9,000 for Parkinson’s

Just over a year ago, Newtownabbey man Niall Barton was diagnosed with Parkinson’s. Since then, incredibly, his family and their circle of friends have raised close to £10,000 towards support for those with the condition and research for a cure.

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Kit Cars take pole position on Carrick Castle green

Kit Cars take pole position on Carrick Castle green

The Ulster Kit Car Club held its Open Day on Saturday, August 5, on Carrickfergus castle green.

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One of the impressive fairways at Galgorm Castle Golf Club

NI Open ready to tee-off at Galgorm

Now in its fifth year, the NI Open is one of the best supported events on the European Challenge Tour’s international schedule, both with record attendances and depth of field.

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Do you know Carrick’s Best Kept Community Achiever?

Do you know someone in our community who always goes the extra mile to help keep the area at its ‘Best Kept’?

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Colourful fun on the run at Carrick College

Colourful fun on the run at Carrick College

Carrickfergus College’s colour run proved a big hit at the end of term.

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Barn United Youth score place at Wembley parade

Carrickfergus football team, Barn United Youth FC, have been given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, as they are one of seven teams invited to be part of the team parade during The FA Community Shield 2017 supported by McDonald’s, this Sunday, August 6.

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Seeley Exhibition’s going down ‘wheelie’ well with public

Seeley Exhibition’s going down ‘wheelie’ well with public

An exhibition honouring motorcycle racer Alistair Seeley in his hometown of Carrickfergus is proving a big hit with visitors.

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Great Britains mens artistic gymnastics coach, Eddie Van Hoof, receiving UK Coach of the Year (2016) from HRH The Princess Royal.

Do you know a coach with award-winning potential?

Do you know a coach who goes above and beyond the line of duty? Have they transformed someone’s life or had a significant impact on their local community?

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