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Most common reason for flight delay compensation revealed

Was your flight delayed over the Easter break? If you’ve been sat twiddling your thumbs in the departure lounge over the holidays and hoping for a pay out your claim will be more successful if the delay is due to a technical glitch according to latest research.
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Carrick Central - one of 10 East Antrim schools to take part in the Big Pedal competition

East Antrim schools take pole position in Big Pedal Competition

Ten schools in the Larne, Ballyclare and Carrick areas joined nearly 1,700 other schools across the UK in the Big Pedal competition, aiming to make the most journeys to school by bike and scooter.

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UFU launch ‘Eating Healthy Local Food’ competition for schools

Nursery, primary and special schools in Larne and the wider borough are being challenged to put their creative skills to the test in a competition on the theme ‘Eating Healthy Local Food’.

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Glenoe, County Antrim

Picture Special: Nineteenth century Ireland has been revealed in a series of photochrom postcards

The spectacular images show still familiar sites and locations

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More Readers Park homes released due to high demand

More Readers Park homes released due to high demand

Following the unprecedented success of the opening phase of new homes at Readers Park in Ballyclare last spring, Neptune Group has announced the release of an additional 21 homes in its popular Rashee Road development.

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Seamus Heaney.

Genealogy: The county that gave us Seamus Heaney and Danny Boy

This is the third instalment of our quick tour round the counties to remind us of the pleasure that versifiers give us.

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Advice: You still have employment rights, even without a written contract

Advice: You still have employment rights, even without a written contract

Q. I have been employed for two years, but I have never received a contract of employment, I keep asking my employer for this but they are not giving it to me. What are my rights?

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Video: National Trust open event at Carrick-a-Rede

The Fisherman’s cottage restoration at Carrick-a-Rede helps  cast a net into the past for the future

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Ten things to look out for this weekend.

10 things to look out for this weekend

Whether it’s Elvis or horse racing, there’s plenty to see and do this weekend.

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Cairncastle Presbyterian GB on parade in Larne. 1989.

In Pictures: The Way We Were

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

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This photo of Londonderry was captured by photographer, Lee McKinney.

10 photos of Northern Ireland we know you will love

Spring has truly sprung.

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David Hill.

Money Matters: Unscrupulous scammers target local investors

It seems like almost every week I hear of people who have been contacted by fraudsters trying to sell unregulated investments.

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Advice: How does Welfare Reform impact on me and my family?

Advice: How does Welfare Reform impact on me and my family?

We have been receiving a lot of enquiries about Welfare Reform and how this will affect people. I have summarised a few of the changes that have taken place since January this year.

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Crossing is an exhilirating experience.

Walks: Bridge the gap, bask in scenery at Carrick-A-Rede

Our weekly ramble with Walks NI this week takes us to one of Northern ireland’s most famous beauty spots.

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Red Sails In the Sunset by Jimmy Kennedy was a best seller worldwide.

Ulster’s cultural heritage in lament, praise and prose

This is the second instalment of our quick tour round the counties to remind us of the pleasure that versifiers give us.

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Jennifer Campbell (manager) and Carolyn Rodgers of Larne Branch Halifax Property Services, 1989.

In Pictures: The Way We Were

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

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Allianz Garden Show Ireland is offering everyone a chance to create their very own Narnia garden this May.

Could you recreate ‘Narnia’ in just a day?

Allianz Garden Show Ireland is offering green fingered folk the chance to create their very own Narnia garden this May.

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Little Mix

Amazon launches priority gig ticket scheme

Members of Amazon's Prime programme will be able to get priority access to live music, following the online retail giant’s announcement of ‘Entertainment Experiences’, tying in with its Amazon Tickets platform.

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Newtownabbey nine-year-old Reece, his brother Daniel (three) and cousin Sophie (two) get ready for the AWARE Mood Walks.

Get AWARE by taking part in a Mood Walk

AWARE will host a Mood Walk as part of the Dalriada Festival in Glenarm for the first time on Tuesday, July 18.

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Stately Florence Court viewed from the Red Trail.

Walks: Ha-ha! A suprise on the Red Trail at Florence Court

Our weekly trek of Ulster’s best walks continues with a jaunt to Fermanagh and then a leisurely stroll on 5.6-mile, circular Red Trail at Florence Court Forest Park.

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