Man charged with multiple offences

A man is set to appear in court today following an incident in Whitehead yesterday.

Allianz Garden Show Ireland has launched revealing a bloomin' greatline-up of activities for all of the family. (Photo by Darren Kidd /Press Eye

Garden Show 2018 is launched

The popular annual Allianz Garden Show Ireland has launched for 2018 revealing a bloomin’ great line-up of activities for all of the family.

Edward Jones and his wife Dorothy

The incredible story of Edward and Dorothy Jones and their 102 descendants

At face value Edward Jones was one of more than 3.500 people killed during the Troubles – targeted by the IRA because of his job as a prison governor.

Selfies at the 'greened' Leaning Tower of Pisa, as part of Tourism Ireland's annual Global Greening initiative.

World famous landmarks join St Patrick’s celebrations

Tourism Ireland’s annual ‘global greening’ St Patrick’s Day initiative will this year see 290 major international landmarks take on an unfamiliar hue.

David Gray.

Tribute to WW11 veteran David Gray

Staunch RAF Association member, David Gray, passed away recently whilst in residence at Knockagh Lodge Residential Home, aged 97.

Race to Embrace events happened across the borough.

Week-long celebration of cultural diversity

A series of events has been held to raise awareness of the diverse cultures across Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.

Representatives from the East Antrim area who attended the Northern Childcare Partnership conference included (left from right): Karen Jenkins, Glenroe Preschool, Larne; Margaret Armstrong, Horizon Surestart; Thomas O'Neill, CNAG; key speaker Adrienne Burgess, Fatherhood Institute; and Jenny Adair, Northern Childcare Partnership.

Conference hears of critical roles in parenting

Delegates from Mid and East Antrim have heard that both mothers and fathers have a critical role to play in helping children grow and develop.

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Food vouchers to help fund Commonwealth Lunch

Food vouchers worth £50 are on offer to organisers of a Commonwealth Big Lunch event.

Julie Lowry, primary five teacher, at Islandmagee Primary School, has been nominated for a Best Teacher award.

Islandmagee teacher in running for top title

Islandmagee Primary School teacher Julie Lowry is in the running for a coveted title in the prestigious Families First Awards.

Danske Bank Premiership, The Oval, Belfast 24/2/2018 'Glentoran vs Cliftonville'Cliftonville Manager Barry Gray 'Mandatory Credit �INPHO/Freddie Parkinson

Cliftonville’s focus solely on Carrick Rangers after cup victory

Cliftonville travel to Carrick Rangers on Saturday in the Danske Bank Irish Premiership fresh from a confidence-boosting victory in the Tennent’s Irish Cup over holders Linfield midweek.

Joe Gaston lost his right leg in December 1977 after a bomb exploded under his tractor

Joe Gaston, UUP man who survived IRA bomb, ‘one of great stalwarts’

A former Ulster Unionist politician who survived a 1977 bomb attack by the Provisional IRA has passed away.

Sarah Harkness-Robinson from Supporting Communities (centre), with Housing Executive North Belfast Manager Malachy McKinney (left) and Andrew Twigg, Housing Executive Concierge Services Manager,

Tower block residents told to highlight concerns

Residents in East Antrim’s Housing Executive’s tower blocks are being encouraged to speak out on issues of concern.


Detectives issue appeal after house fire

Detectives in Larne are appealing for information following a fire at a house in the Victoria Road area of Carrickfergus on Wednesday, 14th March.


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Diggers move in as archaeological excavation begins at Carrickfergus Castle

An archaeological excavation at the front of Carrickfergus Castle begins today which could lead to a redesign of how the historic site is accessed.

World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea will complete a parade lap at the North West 200 in May.

NW200: World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea set for demo lap in May

Reigning World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea will make a special appearance at the Vauxhall International North West 200 in May, where he will complete a parade lap around the famous Triangle venue.

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Road closed due to fire - ‘emergency services tasked to scene’

Motorists are advised to expect delays after a road in Co Antrim has been closed due to a fire.

Larne's Tommy Stewart celebrates scoring the winning goal against Ballymena in the Irish Cup Quarter final

IRISH CUP: Semi-final venues are announced

The semi-finals of this year’s Tennent’s Irish Cup will be played at The Oval in east Belfast and at The Showgrounds in Ballymena.

Ulster Unionist MLA John Stewart

Carrick road to close for pothole repairs

Carrick’s New Line (B58) will be closed for approximately ten days for resurfacing.

TalkTalk customers were targeted by fraudsters

Identity of NI TalkTalk hacker revealed

A Co Antrim teenager who was part of the high-profile hacking of telecom giant TalkTalk can be named after reporting restrictions were lifted at the High Court.

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