Donate used bikes to help 'break the cycle' of poverty

Ulidia Integrated College and The Adsum Foundation are asking members of the local community to support their ReCYCLE campaign.

Jodie pictured with her mum, Anne, Cllr Mark McKinty and Mervin Holden (HRC Supervisor)

Jodie helping to turn the tide on litter

A Ballycarry Primary School pupil has been commended for her efforts in keeping her local community free of rubbish.
A barrier was erected after reports of swans becoming stuck in the overflow weir.

'Even our local wildlife can get caught out'

NI Water has taken action at North Woodburn Reservoir following reports of swans becoming trapped there.
Elaine McKay and David Mitchell.

Larne couple share wedding date with Harry and Meghan

It will be a family affair for one local couple as they tie the knot this weekend - on the same day as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Attending the 'No Woman Left Without' event, hosted at Dobbins Inn.

Donation drive raises awareness of ‘period poverty’

The organiser of a donation drive highlighting period poverty has praised the generous response from people in Carrickfergus.

Watch: Jason Manford's shout-out for Carrick club

Comedian Jason Manford has filmed a video encouraging volunteers to get involved with a Carrickfergus club.
The defibrillator was found dumped in a nearby river.

Anger as thieves dump 'life-saving' equipment in river

There has been stark criticism after ‘thoughtless’ vandals stole a piece of life-saving equipment from a local football club.
The Diamond Jubilee Wood in Whitehead.

Airfield memorial marker planned for Whitehead site

Whitehead’s significance during WWI is to be highlighted with the installation of an airfield memorial marker at the Diamond Jubilee Wood.


Watch: Sneak peek at the Gobbins Path

One of Mid and East Antrim's top tourist attractions is getting ready to welcome its first visitors of the season.

Noel McKee with Louis Walsh at the awards ceremony.

Whitehead man wins Spirit of NI award

A Whitehead firefighter has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to the community.


Watch: Meghan Markle wishes local couple well ahead of wedding

Royal bride-to-be Meghan Markle has wished a local couple well ahead of their shared wedding date next month.

P&O ferry

Tourism offering to be showcased at port

Mid and East Antrim’s tourism offering is to be highlighted with a new ‘visitor information point’ at the Port of Cairnryan in Scotland.
Stephen Beckett with his mother, Elizabeth Hynds.

Praise for 'exemplary' care at local nursing home

A Carrickfergus man has praised the staff of a local nursing home for helping to create a “sense of normality” for residents with dementia.

Billy Thompson leads the main Townland parade to the Fairhill during the 25th Ballycarry Broadisland Gathering in 2017. INLT 37-009-PSB

Broadisland Gathering to be 'scaled down' this year

This year’s Broadisland Gathering celebrations are to be “scaled down” as organisers appeal for more volunteers to get involved.


Share your selfies from Carrick's 'Umbrella Street'

Carrickfergus Town Centre Partnership is inviting local residents to share their ‘Umbrella Street’ selfies on social media.

Fun fair being assembled at the harbour car park last week.

'Economic boost' from fun fair, says council

The arrival of a fun fair in Carrickfergus will have "significant economic benefits" for the town, Mid and East Antrim Council has insisted.

Prince Andrew Way/North Road junction (image Google street view)

Traffic lights 'not a high priority' at Carrick junctions - DfI

New traffic lights at two junctions in Carrickfergus are "not considered a high priority", the Department for Infrastructure has said.
Amusement being set up at the harbour car park.

Signage to alert drivers over harbour car park closure

Signage is in place alerting drivers to the closure of Carrick's harbour car park over the next fortnight.
MEA Mayor, Cllr Paul Reid, with CTCP members Lisa Souter, Pat Clarke and Michaela Long at the launch of Umbrella Street.

Umbrellas bring a splash of colour to Carrick town centre

A splash of colour arrived in Carrickfergus this morning with the launch of ‘Umbrella Street’.
Megan Fleming won Child Superstar of the Year.

Local winners at Families First awards

Carrickfergus residents have been recognised for their contribution to the community during the recent Families First awards.

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