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Carrick cannot stop CIYMS keeping lead at top of Premier League

Half centuries from Chris Dougherty and Nigel Jones inspired CIYMS to a seven-wicket victory over Carrickfergus at Belmont on Saturday.

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Carrick aiming high as they look to topple leaders CIYMS

The standout match in the Premier League this weekend sees third-placed Carrickfergus travel to league leaders CIYMS on Saturday.

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Adam Mulhall (Ardglass) on the 3rd green during Round 3 - Matchplay of the North of Ireland Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club

Home challenge runs into trouble: Latest from the North of Ireland Golf Championship

The ‘home’ challenge ran into trouble on day four of the North of Ireland Championship at Royal Portrush on Thursday.

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PICTURES: Massive crowds come out for Ballyclare parades

Twelfth of July parades were today taking place in 17 locations across Northern Ireland bringing tens of thousands to the streets.

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Repairs ongoing at burst water main in Carrick

Northern Ireland Water staff are aiming to fix a burst water main in the Beltoy Road area of Carrickfergus by this Friday (July 13).

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Twin brothers Tom and Hugh Adams will perform as Brothers Broke during the Fringe Festival.

Family making debut at Edinburgh Fringe

A family with strong ties to the Carrickfergus and Islandmagee areas will be making their debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival next month.
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Whitehed Scout hut mural.

Whitehead mural has rail passengers buzzing

A vibrant piece of artwork in Whitehead is generating such a buzz it is even the talk of rail passengers.

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Michael (far right) is up for Business Man of the Year.

Carrick businessman up for top award

A Carrickfergus businessman who spearheaded a number of charity projects has been named as a finalist in the Ulster Tatler Awards.

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Relaxing in the sun at the community garden celebration.

‘Valuable asset’ for Sunnylands showcased

A celebration of growing your own, biodiversity, play and community spirit has been held in Carrickfergus.

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Reverse of the postcard sent to Carrick man, Private Allen Davey, who was killed in action during WWI.

Poignant postcard to soldier killed in WWI

A poignant postcard to a Carrickfergus soldier who was killed in action during World War One is just one of hundreds featured in an online collection.
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'Damage' to equipment at Whitehead club

Damage has been caused to equipment at Whitehead Eagles Junior Football Academy, police have said.
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Firefighters tackled 100 gorse fires in Mid and East Antrim

Firefighters have dealt with almost 100 gorse fires in the past month in Mid and East Antrim Council area.

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Mrs Heather McManus, Mrs Carol Burch and Mrs Yvonne Dickey.

School’s fond farewell to retiring teachers

The service and dedication shown by three teachers at a Ballyclare primary school was recognised as they retired from their positions at the end of term.

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Thomas (centre) pictured with other young gymnasts at the Games.

Thomas picks up silver at Gymnastics Championships

A local teenager has picked up a silver medal at the Down Syndrome World Gymnastics Championships in Bochum, Germany.
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Karina and Russell pictured outside the Luzhniki Stadium ahead of the Denmark v France tie.

To Russia with love: Why World Cup adventure was the trip of our lifetime

Although the mass exodus of local football fans to the World Cup did not happen this summer, I was lucky enough to travel to Russia and experience the sights and sounds.

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Mayor Lindsay Millar pictured with award-winning tourism and hospitality businesses.

Tourism NI awards success for borough

The very best of Mid and East Antrim tourism has been celebrated at a special event in Ballymena.

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Jay McCrum may be the surprise  package at Seaforde in the MX1 class.

Riders are ready for round four at Seaforde

The fourth round of the 2018 Nutt Travel MRA Ulster Motocross Championships moves back to the hard pack with the return of the traditional holiday season race at Seaforde on Friday 13th July.

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Roy Beggs MLA (file photo).

Banks ‘should provide a local presence’ - Beggs

Ulster Unionist MLA Roy Beggs has met with Danske Bank officials following an announcement that the Larne branch is to close.

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Sixmilewater will welcome eight other districts lodges for the parade in Ballyclare.

Ballyclare to host first Twelfth in a decade

Thousands of people are expected in Ballyclare on Thursday as the town hosts its first East Antrim Combine Twelfth demonstration in a decade.

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Whitehead Train Station

Vehicle damaged at Whitehead station car park

Police are appealing for witnesses after a black Toyota RAV4 was damaged whilst parked in the train station car park at Chester Avenue in Whitehead.

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