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Apple launches their cheapest iPad ever

Apple has launched its most affordable iPad ever costing less than £270.

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The Castle Ward Trail.

WALKS: Head for Ned Stark’s Winterfell at Castle Ward

We continue our series of recommended routes in conjunction with NIWalks.com with a glimpse of the treasures to be found on the Castle Ward Castle Trail in Co Down.

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A beggar accosts a gentleman.

In praise of the workhouses, those ‘grim Bastilles of despair’

The workhouse has a bad name. People dreaded it. Would you want to go there? No. Nor I.

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ADVICE: You can help your dog overcome anxiety

ADVICE: You can help your dog overcome anxiety

When our dogs are anxious about things it can be upsetting for us. There are many things which can make a dog anxious: meeting strangers, travelling in the car, being alone, fireworks ...

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Supreme Court clarifies law on excluding individuals from your will

Supreme Court clarifies law on excluding individuals from your will

The past week saw the conclusion of the long running legal case, originally known as Ilott v Mitson.

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CAB ADVICE: I had money trouble, and worry it will affect my credit rating

CAB ADVICE: I had money trouble, and worry it will affect my credit rating

QUESTION: Q. How do loan companies decide to give credit? A few years ago I had money troubles and I am worried this will affect my loan application.

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'The Priests'.

‘The Priests’ release ‘Alleluia’ album in time for Easter

As ‘The Priests’ look forward to the re-release of their album ‘Alleluia’ in time for Easter they reflect on being an overnight success that was almost 40 years in the making.

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Pictured at the launch of the Allianz Garden Show Ireland 2017 are L-R Jacqui Dixon,Chief Executive of Antrim and Newtownabbey Council, Deputy Mayor Noreen McClelland, Claire Faulkner, Director of Garden Show Ireland, Mayor of Antrim & Newtownabbey Cllr John Scott and Damien O'Neill, Group Head of Marketing for Allianz.
The Allianz Garden Show Ireland returns to the beautiful Antrim Castle Gardens May 5-7and promises a three day festival of flowers, food and fun.

Allianz Garden Show Ireland returns to Antrim Castle Gardens

Antrim Castle Gardens will be bursting with colour from May 5-7 as Allianz Garden Show Ireland returns to the beautiful venue for a three day festival of flowers, food and fun.

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What you should do if  you find a stray cat

What you should do if you find a stray cat

What should you do if you find a stray cat? Sadly, we often receive stray cats into the practice. The best outcome is if the cat is microchipped and we can reunite it with its owners, but this is not always the case.

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Larne women Liz Kellett, Ruth Campbell and Yvonne Hirst volunteer Side by Side people with dementia.

Trio volunteer to stand ‘Side by Side’ people with dementia

Three East Antrim women are volunteering to stand ‘Side by Side’ people with dementia, to help them do the things they have always enjoyed.

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Mairead Stewart (left), from Cancer Focus Northern Ireland, gets Jillian Wallace, from Randalstown, to enter the charitys fun Snapchat competition and be in with a chance to win an iPad. The competition aims to encourage young people to stay smokefree. All you have to do is add Cancer Focus NI on Snapchat (cancerfocusni) and send them a snap before March 31. Youll also need to add your picture to your Snapchat story.

Young people being encouraged to ‘Snap the Cig’ and win an iPad

Young people in Larne and the wider East Antrim area are being encouraged to ‘Snap the Cig’ to be in with a chance of winning an iPad.

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Mid and East Antrim Mayor Councillor Audrey Wales MBE  launching the Grants Support funding Information Sessions with Grants Officers, James Healy and Christine Barnhill. (Pic Philip Magowan / PressEye)

Reminder on Grants Support sessions

Mid & East Antrim Mayor Audrey Wales is urging a full attendance at the forthcoming Grants Support funding information sessions.

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Tesco Spaghetto Bolognese

Tesco recalls spagbol over allergy fears

Tesco is recalling a line of frozen Spaghetti Bolognese due to the presence of  egg which is not on the label.

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Richard Lewis, Kerry Craig and Donald Eastop in constume at the Ulster Bank for Comic Relief Day in 1989.

Your great times in the Times

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

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Dungannon Park is a 70-acre oasis centred round an idyllic still water lake, with miles of interesting pathways.

Much more than a walk in the park

We’ve teamed up with WalkNi to tell you about fascinating strolls, rambles and hikes in places you might otherwise not have considered. Some are local, others will mean an away day, but all are well worth it. This week it’s a parkland set in 70 acres of flora, fauna and water.

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What stories can we learn by researching our ancestors?

You’ve seen the TV show, so who do you think you are?

Who Do I Think I Am? Yes, you! Can you name your eight great grandparents? I thought not, but if it weren’t for them you wouldn’t be here.

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Cancer patient Joyce Thompson who has experience of Writing my Cancer Journey sessions which are now to start in Ballymena in March and April for cancer patients in the Co Antrim area.

Writing therapy for cancer patients

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland is holding ‘Writing my Cancer Journey’ sessions in Ballymena in March and April for cancer patients from throughout County Antrim

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The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Cllr Audrey Wales MBE, Guest Speaker Billy Kohner MBE, and pupils from local post primary schools who participated in Councils recent Holocaust Memorial Day events at Carrickfergus Town Hall.

Post Primary pupils remember the Holocaust at special event

Mid and East Antrim Council’s priority of ‘Building Stronger, Safe and Healthy communities’ - where everyone can feel welcome, safe and respected – has again been underlined at an event involving borough students.

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Beyonc� Knowles.

8 inspirational quotes from female role models

It’s time to raise a toast to International Women’s Day. Celebrate female empowerment in all its forms.

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YOUR MONEY: Raiding your pension pot can be very costly

YOUR MONEY: Raiding your pension pot can be very costly

New rules that come in to force next month will restrict the amount of money that can be paid back into pensions for those who have already started taking withdrawals.

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