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Top illusionist David Meade and Year 9 pupils from St. Killians College Ballymena, Rachel and Ellen, at the launch of the 2018 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE). Pic: Wiliam Cherry, Presseye

Mentalist David Meade sends out call for students to enter BTYSTE

Illusionist and television mentalist David Meade has called on students in County Antrim to enter the 2018 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE).

Pupils from Ulidia Integrated Colleges Eco Team undertook a litter picking activity at Carrickfergus Castle car park.

Ulidia College ‘Eco Warriors’ wage war on litter at Carrick Castle

Pupils from Ulidia Integrated College’s Eco Team continue to make a clean sweep when it comes to taking care of their environment.

Charity campaigner Steve Dayman who will pass through East Antrim en route to raise funds for Meningitis Now.

Campaigner stepping out in East Antrim on walk to fight meningitis

A charity campaigner who has walked over 12,000 miles and raised over £2 million to fight meningitis will pass through Carnlough and Whitehead on his 34th and final long-distance trek.

Recording the winners at the RNLI duck derby at Larne's Inver River.

Larne ‘duck derby’ makes a splash

A duck derby in aid of Larne RNLI has raised £696.

Benone beach is a must-see.

11 of Northern Ireland's most beautiful beaches

It's a beautiful summer's day out there and, if you're lucky enough to have the day off work, there really is no excuse not to get your bucket and spade and have some fun.

Entertainment rss

Dress for the job you want (not the one you have)

Dress to impress: interview style advice for women

Although a catwalk-inspired outfit won’t necessarily be the sole reason you land your dream job, it’ll certainly make a great first impression.

There are thousands of secret codes.

How to unlock 76,000 SECRET Netflix categories to find new films and TV shows

There are ‘secret’ Netflix codes to help you unlock niche categories – and there are reported to be more than 76,000 of these “micro-genres”.

The new season will be on ITV.

NI contestants wanted for new series of Ninja Warrior UK

The makers of television programme, Ninja Warrior UK, are on the look out for anyone from Northern Ireland who wants to be a contestant on the show.

17 May 2017 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye.

US Consul in town for ‘American Dreams’ preview

Just before the four-day Friends Goodwill Festival opens tonight with the first full showing of a new musical drama ‘American Dreams’ in Larne’s McNeill Theatre, a special VIP preview was held.

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Showcase celebrates young local dancers

Students from the Carrickfergus based dance school. Studio 86, will be displaying their talent at a special showcase at Theatre at the Mill next month,

Home and Garden rss

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Trust’s Mental Health service model rolling out across NI

An innovative service model developed by staff from the Northern Trust is so effective it’s been rolled out regionally across all health trusts.

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Andrea loses an amazing 16 stones and says a big yes to dress shopping!

A civil servant from the North West who was once so self-conscious about her size that she used to hate being seen in public has lost an incredible 16st 7lbs and achieved 3rd place in a Slimming World ‘Greatest Loser’ competition.

Guests pictured celebrating the third birthday of Hope House which offers a short free stay for those who have been diagnosed with cancer, and their carers. (submitted picture).

Third Birthday celebrations at Whitehead for Hope House

Pictured celebrating the third birthday of Hope House which offers a short free stay for those who have been diagnosed with cancer, and their carers, are some of the guests who attended: Maria McKnight (Hope House Treasurer), Mayor of Mid & East Antrim Councillor Audrey Wales, Steve Aiken MLA, Brian McKnight (Hope House Trustee), Mat Thompson (Hope House volunteer), Joyce Thompson (Hope House secretary), Dawn McConnell (Founder member of Hope House), and Norrie Ramsay.

The EITP Team:  left to Right: Denise Bryans, Midwife, Natalie Hanna, MSW, Nichola Park, Quality Data Support Officer, Jennifer McIlreavy, Midwife, Barbara Strawbridge, EITP Implementation Manager, Anne Dent, Midwife and Martina Doolan, Interim Lead Midwife, Community and Public Health.

New support for first time mums

New mothers in the Northern Trust can now avail of a free support programme to help them prepare for the birth of their first child.

Ulidia Integrated College Year 10 pupils have helped bring clean drinking water to the small village of Ambalamanenjana, Madagascar.

Ulidia pupils making a difference to lives in Madagascar

Ulidia Integrated College Year 10 pupils have helped bring clean drinking water to the small village of Ambalamanenjana, Madagascar. What started as a discussion last November between teachers, Miss Guéret and Mrs Patterson, turned into a successful eco project involving 100 Year 10 pupils in both learning and in fundraising for the £1500 needed to build a borehole in a small village as part of the Global Dimension targets of the Eco School programme.

It resulted in Year 10 pupils handing over a cheque for £1500 to Gavin Lonegan from the Adsum Foundation which will see that the borehole built and ready for September. Pictured: Principal Mr Houston, Katie (Year 10), Mrs Patterson, Steven (Yr 10), Gavin Lonergan, Nathan (Yr 10) and Miss Gueret.

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