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‘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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Learn a lot about allotments

Learn a lot about allotments

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is running workshops all about allotments in the New Year.

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MEABCs Elaine Smith, Mervin Holden and Mayor Cllr Paul Reid pictured alongside USEL CEO Bill Atkinson

New Year new push to recycle

Mid and East Antrim Council has teamed up with Ulster Supported Employment Ltd (USEL) to promote recycling across the borough.

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Appeal for blood and organ donors in 2018

North Antrim MLA Robin Swann is urging local support for organ and blood donations in 2018.

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NI Hospice President Paul Clarke pictured at the Lights to Remember Service at Dominican College.

Lights to Remember Service

NI Hospice Lights to Remember service has been held at Dominican college where families from throughout the province gathered to celebrate and remember the lives of their loved ones at the annual Lights To Remember event.

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Carrick College is journeying through the 12 days of Christmas once again this year.

College celebrating 12 days of Christmas

Carrick College is journeying through the 12 days of Christmas once again this year.

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Mayor Cllr Paul Reid pictured alongside members of community group, Brighter Whitehead. Council is to open three new Men's Sheds in the borough.

Council to open three new Men’s sheds

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has secured PEACE IV funding to support a Men’s Sheds project and open three new ones in the borough.

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The sculpture was unveiled at the official opening event at The Bank House, Whitehead. Pictured are : Elaine Burke (Welig crafts) Nicola Fitzsimons (KNIB) Clive Lyttle (Welig) Mayor Paul Reid, Bill Pollock (Brighter Whitehead) Marlene Gattineau & Alison Diver (MEA)

Wonderful willow project at Whitehead

A community group in Whitehead have created a life-size willow sculpture of a plough horse to brighten up the area.

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Christmas artisan market in Ballymena

An artisan market packed with seasonal gift ideas and delicious, locally produced festive fayre is coming to Ballymena Town Centre this Christmas.

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Bagatelle will be appearing live at the Braid Arts Centre, Ballymena, on Saturday, January 6.

Bagatelle live at The Braid

Bagatelle bring their ‘40th Anniversary Tour’ to the Braid Arts Centre, on Saturday, January 6.

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