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Tributes to Third Carrick musician

Tribute has been paid to Third Carrick musician Peter Arthurs who died suddenly on Tuesday.

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Their generation - new youth lifestyle survey unveiled

Their generation - new youth lifestyle survey unveiled

Nearly one in three young people have concerns about their mental health - but most did not seek help from anyone, a new survey has revealed.

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East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson.

Anger over loss of school patrol in Eden

East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson has condemned the Education Authority for removing the provision of a school crossing patrol at Eden Primary School in Carrickfergus.

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Ballycarry pupils hear of the day a wartime general opened their school

Ballycarry pupils hear of the day a wartime general opened their school

Pupils of Ballycarry Primary School have heard about the day the school was officially opened by village general Sir James Steele.

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As they are - Newlands players reunited.

Newlands reunited for special match

A special reunion of football teams from Newlands Primary School in Magheramorne has taken place, on the soccer pitch.

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School forges
historical link

School forges historical link

Ballycarry Primary School pupils paid tribute to general Sir James Stuart Steele last week during a visit to the Northern Ireland War Memorial.

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The winning team from Woodburn Primary.

Woodburn Primary celebrates winning schools’ Under-Ten League

Woodburn Primary School is celebrating success in the Carrickfergus and District Primary Schools Football Association Under-Ten League.

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Councillor Audrey Wales MBE, Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough welcomes guest speaker Linda Ervine from East Belfast Mission and guests Dr Niall Comer President of Conradh na Gaeilge and Mr Se�n " Murchadna of Conradh na Gaeilge. Also included in the picture are Councillor D OLoan; Councillor R Logan; Alderman G Mulvenna; Alderman M Morrow and Jackie Patton Head of Community Planning and Development for Mid  and East Antrim Borough Council.

Council hosts ‘Protestants and Irish’ cultural event

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council marked the recent Irish Language Week with an event entitled ‘The Hidden History of Protestants and the Irish language’

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Carrickfergus Grammar School

Carrick Grammar reunion to be held

Did you go to Carrickfergus Grammar School from 1980 until 1987?

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Roy Beggs

Monkstown centre closure ‘concerning’

East Antrim Ulster Unionist MLA Roy Beggs has expressed concern over plans to close the only remaining Education Other Than At School (EOTAS) provision in Monkstown.

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Stock classroom image. Dozens of schools with 'sustainability issues' have been identified by the Education Authority in their 2017/18 action plan

IN FULL: Schools at risk of closure across Northern Ireland

Dozens of schools across Northern Ireland are facing ‘sustainability issues’ and may be in line for closure or amalgamation with other schools, according to a new action plan published by the Education Authority (EA).

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A fun day marked the launch of the new app. Photo by Aaron McCracken/Harrisons

Fun days mark launch of joint new local heritage landmark app

Family fun days were held at Carrick Museum and Antrim Castle Gardens recently to celebrate the launch of a ‘Kids n Castles’ app.

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Books

Top 20 books you claim to have read (but probably haven't)

Four in ten of us claim to have read a book they've never picked up in order to appear more cultured in front of friends.

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Councillor Billy Ashe

Merger plan will halt ‘brain drain’

Two Carrick post-primary schools look set to merge in September 2018, according to an Education Authority development proposal.

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The winning Team Dauntless

Grammar races ahead to F1 final

A team from Carrickfergus Grammar School has reached the world final of a prestigious international competition to be held later this year.

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Sir James Steele

Trust fund set to forge closer links with village school

A Trust Fund established in honour of a wartime Ulster general is set to form closer links with a local primary school.

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The visiting party of students from Queen's University Belfast.

Students give ‘fresh thinking’ to planning Carrick

The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough has welcomed an academic ‘outreach’ initiative by the council’s Planning and Regeneration sections.

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Carrick student Clare Magowan has won a British Education Award.

British Education Award for Carrick student

A Carrick student has scooped a prestigious British Education Award.

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Daniel Ritchie, a sixth former at Carrickfergus Grammar School, is a finalist in the 2017 Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards. INCT 07-650-CON

Carrick Grammar sixth former in all-Ireland youth volunteer final

Carrickfergus Grammar sixth former Daniel Ritchie is a finalist in the 2017 Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards.

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Open University nursing graduate David Ferran. INCT 06-654-CON

Top education accolade for Carrick nursing graduate

Carrick Open University nursing graduate David Ferran has won the Northern Ireland Degree Category at the British Education Awards in London.

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