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Staff Nursing Care Awards nominations

Ancillary workers in independent nursing and residential care homes in Northern Ireland are to be recognised in a new category that has been added to the 2018 Staff Nursing Care Awards.

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Mid and East Antrim for Older Peoples Groups. Mid and East Antrim Agewell Partnership have secured funding of over �80,000 through the Peace IV Programme to create fun activity sessions throughout 2018/2019 which will bring older people from all over the council area together in new friendships. Pictured here is Fred Berry from one of the borough's many community groups - Carrickfergus Men's Shed. (Submitted Pictrure).

£80,000 funding boost for older people in Mid & East Antrim

Older people’s groups in Mid and East Antrim now have a fantastic opportunity to apply for funding for an exciting new programme of fun activities.

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Mayor, Councillor Paul Hamill cuts the sod at Antrim Lough Shore Park to mark the commencement of work on the new play park

New Play Park at Antrim Lough Shore

Exciting plans are underway to develop a nautical themed play park, including a wheelchair accessible boat, at Antrim Lough Shore Park.

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A little piece of heaven in the Walled City

Nestled on a quiet street in the Maiden City is a recognised treasure - and a little piece of heaven.

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Borough primary pupils learn lessons about Good Relations

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council have welcomed over a thousand Primary Seven pupils to events across the borough, highlighting the work of council.

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Ryan Craig tries to encourage the Linn Donkey to enter the Donkey Derby at the Linn PS Show.

IN PICTURES: The Way We Were.

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

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Belfast International Airport Managing Director, Graham Keddie, and North Belfast MP, Nigel Dodds, announce a Job Fair on February 22, from, 4-7pm. Over 125 jobs at the airport are to be filled.

Over 125 jobs on offer at major Jobs Fair

Eight companies have more than 125 new jobs on offer at a major Job Fair in the Valley Leisure Centre on Thursday, February 22 from 4-7pm.

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Doreen Muskett MBE, President of the Northern Ireland Amenity Council, joins Michelle Hatfield, Director of HR and Corporate Responsibility at title sponsor George Best Belfast City Airport, to launch the search for the 'Best Kept' places across the country.

Best Kept Awards launched for 2018

The 2018 Northern Ireland Best Kept Awards are officially open, as the Northern Ireland Amenity Council and title sponsor George Best Belfast City Airport launched the search for the ‘Best Kept’ places in the Ballymena area and across the country.

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Ulidia Principal Michael Houston with lower sixth students Chloe Buchanan, Eoghan O'Hara, Cameron Wilson and Chloe Welsh.

Ulidia Integrated students will be ‘Learning for a Digital Life’

From this September, all sixth form students in Ulidia Integrated College in Carrickfergus will be doing away with their traditional paper school planners and will be loaned an iPad instead as they embark on the ‘Learning for a Digital Life’ strategy.

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Council encourages citizens to 'embRACE' all cultures during week-long celebrations

‘embRACE’ Week will celebrate all cultures

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is hosting a series of events to raise awareness of the area’s rich and diverse cultures.

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Vicky McFarland, an award-winning writer and storyteller, is launching Tale Time this month

Larne writer launches collection of children’s audio stories online

A Larne mum is launching an on-line creative business with children in mind.

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Mascots from Sol Katmandu Park & Resort in Majorca met pupils from Seaview Primary School in Glenarm to tell them about The Ultimate School Trip  a nationwide schools competition which gives children across the UK a chance to win the trip of a lifetime to the award-winning Spanish resort with their classmates and teachers.

Yetis spotted at Seaview P.S.

A pair of yetis have been spotted roaming the hallways of a primary school in Glenarm.

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Dr Andrew Gamble, Health and Social Wellbeing Senior Officer, Patricia Allen, Head of Regulatory Services MEABC, Gillian McAtackney, Workplace Smoking Cessation Specialist, Maurice Meehan, PHA Head of Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement for the Northern Area, Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Cllr Paul Reid, Stephen Daye, Head of Parks and Open Spaces MEABC, Denise McVeigh, Play Development Officer MEABC.

Smoke-free play park campaign a NI first

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is the first in Northern Ireland to make all its play parks ‘smoke-free’ zones.

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Free workshop on DCD/Dyspraxia

Free workshop on DCD/Dyspraxia

Do you have a child or work with a child who has Developmental co-ordination Disorder (DCD)/ Dyspraxia?

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Larne Grammar School pupil Linda McKee has won a place at St Anne's  College, Oxford. 1989.

IN PICTURES: THE WAY WE WERE

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

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Play Days are popping up across Mid & East Antrim

Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Councillor Paul Reid, is encouraging families to get out to play and enjoy parks and open spaces in the Borough.

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Alan Beattie recently retired teacher and Charity co coordinator (Ballyclare Secondary) was presented with a plaque for his many years of support to the charity.

Action MS thanks inspiring schoolchildren

Pupils from East Antrim were among hundreds of schoolchildren from across the province who were presented with awards by Action MS at a special Thank You Luncheon.

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Pictured (L-R) are Glenn Grant, organiser of the Novosco 10k Grand Prix, Andy Smyth, Seapark AC Head Coach, and Novosco Managing Director, Patrick McAliskey.

Carrick runner celebrated at Novosco 10k Grand Prix

A Carrickfergus man is celebrating success in one of Northern Ireland’s most prestigious series of 10-kilometre running races.

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The glorious Ballygally Castle Hotel

Are you Northern Ireland’s most romantic couple?

In honour of Valentine’s Day, we have teamed up with Hastings Hotels to find Northern Ireland’s most romantic couple and the chance for them to win an overnight stay in the beautiful Ballgally Castle Hotel, Co Antrim.

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Looking forward to the launch of 'Midtown Sounds' are singer/songwriter Andrew Cameron of Brash Issac (right), one of the many acts performing at the event on February 24, alongside Ballymena BID manager, Alison Moore and Joe Rocks from Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.

Midtown Sounds coming to Ballymena

A music event celebrating top up and coming musical talent in the province is to be launched in Ballymena later this month.

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