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First Community Volunteer Day at Jubilee Farm

Volunteers are being sought to help transform an overgrown walled garden in County Antrim into a thriving horticultural and environmental centre that will supply fresh vegetables to the local community.

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Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has been shortlisted for the UKs National Campaign for the Arts, Hearts for The Arts Awards 2018

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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HSCB advice  on  GP Out of Hours service

HSCB advice on GP Out of Hours service

With around 3,000 more calls to the GP Out of Hours during the holiday period this year, the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) have reminded the public to consider their options before ringing the service.

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‘Choose To Live Better’ Festival

‘Choose To Live Better’ Festival

The Northern Obesity Partnership is currently supporting a fortnight of events and activities up to January 20 across the Northern Trust Area aimed at supporting people in making healthier choices.

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Performances in Ballymena and Larne will mark Holocaust Memorial Day in Mid & East Antrim.

Performances will mark Holocaust Day

Poignant ‘Judgement at Nuremberg’ performances are to be held at two venues in Mid and East Antrim to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

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Stress control programme announced for Newtownabbey

Stress control programme announced for Newtownabbey

The Northern Health and Social Care Trust in partnership with Monkstown Village Initiatives has released dates for a new stress control programme in the Newtownabbey area.

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Big Market success for Downshire students

Big Market success for Downshire students

Students from Downshire Community School recently participated in the Young Enterprise programme, showcasing their products for sale to the public at a ‘Big Market’ event in St George’s Market, Belfast, in December, when they achieved success.

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Service to mark 65th anniversary of Princess Victoria disaster

Service to mark 65th anniversary of Princess Victoria disaster

A memorial service is to take place on January 31 to mark the 65th anniversary of one of the United Kingdom’s worst peacetime sea disasters, the loss of the Stranraer - Larne Ferry, MV Princess Victoria in the ‘Great Storm’ of 1953.

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At the Education Authority Celebration of Full Attendance eventt. Pictured FR L-R Principal Mary McHenry St Louise's College, EA Director of CYPS Dr Clare Mangan, Chair of CYPS Cttee and EA Board Member Pat Carville and Nicola Topping EA CYPS. BR L-R Adrain Nugent EA Head of Education Welfare, Dylan Colton St Patrick's Academy, Hannah Connell Limavady Grammar School, Philip Gervin St Patrick's Academy, Andrew Steward Larne Grammar School, Aaron Donnell Saintfield High School, Scott Hagan Our Lady & St Patrick's College, John Joe Nugent, Paul Fletcher, Connor Renaghan, Sean McGuigan St Patrick's High School, Keady and Tracey Woods CSSC. MR L-R Emma Sloan CSSC, Victoria Hunter Friends' School, Katherine Ingram Bloomfield Collegiate, Amy Booth Rainey Endowed School, Emer Rooney St Catherine's College, Aine McNulty St Patrick's Academy, Killain Frew Limavady High School, Chloe McCarron Limavady High School, Ashley Callaghan Limavady Grammar School, Kirsty Leslie Dunluce School, Alexandra Hunter Friends' School.

Students celebrated for ‘perfect attendance’

Young people who haven’t missed a day of school have been recognised and rewarded for their perfect attendance with certificates.

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Library to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

Library to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

Carrickfergus Library will mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2018 with a special reading and creative writing session for teenagers and also a poetry session for adults.

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Advice for returning unwanted presents

Christmas is past leaving many of us in a quandary about what to do with unwanted gifts.

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Mayor Cllr Paul Reid drumming up support for his free concert featuring The Music Yard choir.

Mayor hosts free musical concert

The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim is holding a free music concert at McNeill Theatre, Larne on Friday, January 12.

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