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Gardeners pull out all the stops at Glenarm

Glenarm Castle is gearing up for a great season of activities and events with some new developments that will ensure there is something for everyone on this iconic North Coast venue for 2017.

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An example of properties to be constructed by Hagan Homes at Darby Road in Carrick.

£4.5m housing development to create fifty jobs

Thirty-eight new homes are to be built at Darby Road, in Carrick, in a £4.5 million development which will create 50 construction jobs.

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Ballyrobin Road. Pic by Google.

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Main road to Belfast International Airport to be closed

The main road to Belfast International Airport will be closed over three days next week.

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Knockagh Monument, Greenisland

Scheme to revitalise Greenisland

Seven property owners have received funding through the Greenisland Revitalise Scheme.

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Business entries
still being taken

Business entries still being taken

The deadline for entries to the Carrickfergus Business Awards 2017 has been extended to Friday March 24.

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Vandals ‘could have de-railed train’ - PSNI

Vandals ‘could have de-railed train’ - PSNI

The thoughtless activities of vandals in Carrickfergus could potentially have de-railed a train, according to police.

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David McGuckin from Ballymena Rider Training and co-organiser,  Gary Olphert. (Contributed picture)

Bikers ready to roll for Easter Egg Run

Bikers from all over Co. Antrim and further afield will be revved up and ready to roll for what has become the ‘first run’ event of the year.

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Voters are going to the polls in Northern Ireland

Water Quality Inspectors balloted on strike action

Water Quality Inspectors employed by Mid and East Antrim Council are to be balloted on strike action over an ‘on call’ payment issue.

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Stop sexual harrassment

How to deal with sexual harassment in the workplace

Whether you’ve been physically or verbally assaulted, shrugging sexual harassment off as a bit of banter isn’t the right thing to do — especially when you’re at work.
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Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage (centre) with Noel Jordan, and ex-Ukip MLA David McNarry to the left

Ukip contender: I don’t know why our vote has fallen

The man who had been Ukip’s sole hope as an Assembly candidate in the Province has no explanation as to why his vote dropped despite the anti-EU spirit displayed in the successful Brexit campaign.

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A Big Mac meal from McDonald's.

McDonald’s delivery service could be on its way to Northern Ireland

McDonald’s could be about to extend its delivery service to Northern Ireland.

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OAPs income is ‘below average’

Pensioner couples and single pensioners in Carrick received on average £444 per week in gross income in 2014/15 according to a new survey.

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House prices remain steady for Larne and Carrickfergus areas

House prices remain steady for Larne and Carrickfergus areas

The average house price in the Larne and Carrickfergus areas is £118,525 according to new Ulster University research.

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Poundstretcher returns to Carrick with new store at DeCourcy Centre

Poundstretcher returns to Carrick with new store at DeCourcy Centre

A new branch of Poundstretcher will open at Carrick’s DeCourcy Centre on Friday with the creation of 12 new jobs.

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WATCH:‘Sea of yellow’ as one thousand baby chicks found abandoned in field

The RSPCA has launched an investigation after officers were called to a sea of day-old chicks abandoned in a field in Cambridgeshire.

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East Antrim businesses ‘named and shamed’ for under-paying staff

East Antrim businesses ‘named and shamed’ for under-paying staff

Three East Antrim businesses are included in a list published by a government department for short-changing staff.

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Technology

Eight out of 10 feel misled by broadband adverts

The majority of UK consumers find the advertising of broadband speeds to be misleading, according to new research.

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Rates to rise in Mid and East Antrim

Rates to rise in Mid and East Antrim

The householders of Mid and East Antrim are to face a 2.32 per cent in the district rate.

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A Nokia 3310.

Nokia to re-launch the 3310

Nokia has announced it will re-launch the world’s most loved mobile phone - the Nokia 3310!

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Carrickfergus town centre. Archive picture.

Butcher shuts up West Street shop

Carrick’s last remaining traditional town centre butcher’s shop has closed its doors after 35 years’ trading at West Street.

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