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Council’s ‘creative initiative’ shortlisted for UK Award

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has been shortlisted for the UK’s National Campaign for the Arts, Hearts for The Arts Awards 2018.

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Pictured unveiling the new secure cycle parking compound at Lisburn Train Station are Translink's Gary Dunlop and Claire McLernon from Sustrans.

Translink invests in new facilities for cyclists

New secure bicycle parking compounds have been unveiled at Lisburn and Holywood train stations as part of Translink’s efforts to improve facilities for cyclists at NI Railways and Ulsterbus stations across Northern Ireland.

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Alison Irwin, Head of Equality, Northern Health and Social Care Trust, Claire Campbell, Carers Coordinator, Northern Health and Social Care Trust, Clare-Anne Magee, General Manager, Carers NI, Lyn Campbell, Information and Development, Officer Carers NI.

Are you a carer? New online support is now available

The Northern Trust has teamed up with Carers NI and Carers UK to offer further support to carers across this area via digital resources tailored to their needs.

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Sammy Wilson, left and Leo Varadkar

Sammy Wilson’s ‘regret’ over Varadkar ‘nutcase’ jibe

A DUP MP has said he regrets his choice of language after he branded Taioseach Leo Varadkar “a nutcase”.

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Old film footage sought.

Ballycarry film footage sought for new BBC documentary

A local filmmaker is on the hunt for old footage of Ballycarry for an upcoming documentary.

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Grahame Harris from Templepatrick played a pibroch (a form of music for the Scottish pipes) on Highland pipes in a Burns Night Concert which is to be show on BBC2 as he accompanied Ballyclare High School Choir as they sang a cantaireachd (a musical tradition which employs chanting).

Ballymena musicians on ‘Burns an’ Mair’ programme

Two Ballymena Fiddle Players will be among a host of local musicians performing on ‘Burns an’ Mair’ which will be televised on BBC-Two NI at 9pm on Thursday, January 25, the anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns.

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Police investigate theft of radiators and boilers

Police investigate theft of radiators and boilers

Police are appealing for information following a burglary from a development in Greenisland.

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Doggy 911 founder Gabrielle Gardiner with her dogs Sam and Charlie.

New homes in NI for dogs rescued from China

Six dogs who were rescued from horrific conditions in China will be meeting their new families in Carrickfergus at the end of this month.

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All six Danske Bank Premiership games will now be played on the Friday night.  Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press

IRISH LEAGUE: Games rescheduled following NI friendly announcement

The Northern Ireland Football League have announced that all Danske Bank Premiership fixtures scheduled for Saturday 24 March will now be played on Friday 23 March (kick-off 7.45pm).

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Superintendent Simon Walls, Jenny Pyper of the Utility Regulator and Eddie Lynch, the Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland re-launch Quick Check 101, a scheme to help stop bogus callers. Under the scheme, residents can now phone 101, the police non-emergency number, to check the identity of callers to their home who claim to represent an energy or water network company. The scheme is not only a collaboration between the PSNI and the Utility Regulator, but also includes all of Northern Irelands energy and water network companies - firmus energy, NIE Networks, Northern Ireland Water, Phoenix Natural Gas and SGN Natural Gas. Supported by the Commissioner for Older People, the scheme is being re-launched in a bid to help people feel safer in their homes. Photo by Simon Graham Photography

Initiative aims to help stop bogus callers

An initiative aimed at helping to stop bogus callers has been re-launced this week by the Utility Regulator and the PSNI.

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Pictured at the Milebush Young Farmers Club ploughing match dinner in the Highways Hotel, 1989

In Pictures: The Way We Were

Here are a few photos from the Larne Times archive of 1989 to get you all talking.

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Picture shows from left at the launch of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year�� 2018 was Anne Heraty, Chairperson of the judging panel; and  Kevin McLoughlin, Partner, EY. The nomination window for this year�"s programme is open until February 16th.Pic:Naoise Culhane-no fee

Could County Antrim be home to top entrepreneur?

Now in its 21st Year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ (EOY) 2018 programme has officially opened for nominations from County Antrim.

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Winter driving

TRAFFIC: 'More work will continue today to keep roads clear'

Conditions on the roads "remain difficult in many areas" and salting of roads on the scheduled network badly affected by snow and ice is "ongoing" , according to the NI Executive.
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Primary school pupils from St MacNissis Primary School have taken part in the worlds biggest wildlife survey.

You can help the Big Bird Watch take wing!

Primary school pupils from St MacNissi’s Primary School in Larne have braved the chilly weather to take part in the world’s biggest wildlife survey.

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The best way to defrost your car windscreen in icy weather

The best way to defrost your car windscreen in icy weather

We're in the grip of wintry conditions – and many drivers will wake up to a winter wonderland tomorrow.

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Stopping for a picture at the Mossley PS Transition Fair.

Mossley Primary packed for Transition Fair

Mossley Primary School once again opened its doors to a variety of post-primary schools on January 9, when it held its annual Transition Fair.

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Police have warned motorists to expect delays

TRAFFIC: Driver taken to hospital after two-vehicle crash

One driver has been taken to hospital after a road traffic collision in Carrickfergus, police have said.
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A loose chain on a climbing ramp and (right) damaged football nets. INCT 49-755-CON

Repair work at Carrick play park ‘delayed’ - council

Repairs to Sunnylands play park in Carrickfergus have been delayed due to difficulties in obtaining replacement equipment, the local council has said.

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East Antrim MLA Stewart Dickson.

Northern Ireland needs 'bridges not borders' - Dickson

The current Brexit negotiations risk isolating Northern Ireland and harming the future of our economy, East Antrim MLA Stewart Dickson has said.

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Young people sought for action-packed Army cadet roles.

Parent power fuels Cadet membership drive

Tired of hearing your teenager say ‘I’m bored’?

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