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Accordion ‘wall of sound’ to round off Carrickfergus event

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Mark Graham, chief executive of Home Ownership.

Explore options to avoid housing squeeze, says Co-Ownership chief

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The Sensata Technologies Schradar factory in Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim, which has sent all staff home and has announced it will be reducing its workforce by 125 people.  ''Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye

Technology firm to shed 125 jobs

Business
Sensata's (formerly Schrader) jobs loss announcement is "devastating", according to Unite.

Union: We don’t accept company’s explanation for Carrick job cuts

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Arrest made following burglary

Crime

Child centre ‘needs your vote’

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Council backs MND Charter

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Police hunt for three male suspects after Carrick burglary

Crime

PSNI warning over 'suspicious behaviour'

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The AES Kilroot Green Team pictured at the awards.

Carrick litter heroes rewarded

News

IN PICTURES: Northern Ireland’s top 20 parking fine hotspots revealed

Offbeat
Winter driving

TRAFFIC: 'More work will continue today to keep roads clear'

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Air Ambulance pictured in the Old Carrick Road area of Newtownabbey.

Man taken to hospital with serious injuries following Newtownabbey collision

Transport

Road closed due to icy conditions

Transport

Arrest made following burglary

Crime

Police hunt for three male suspects after Carrick burglary

Crime
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Counterfeit money warning

Crime

Organised Crime branch search local addresses

Crime

Hamper surprise for college pupil

Education
Colin Patterson (Vice-Principal, Downshire School), Harry Coulter and Alan Winsby (Co-Chairmen of the Interim Board of Governors), Hedley Webb (Principal, Carrickfergus College) and Michael Graham (Education Authority).  INCT 47-720-CON

Carrickfergus Academy to operate across split site

Education
Principals of Carrickfergus Model PS, Jennifer Miller (right) and Carrickfergus Grammar School, Kieran Mulvenna, joined Model pupils from Primary 5-7 (from left) Stuart Crooks, Jaye Pollock, Evie Coates and Cameron Fitzgerald, and Grammar year eights, Dylan Sproule and Sarah Boyd to help launch the Northern Area Mental Health Initiative.

Mental health awareness training for children and young people

Education

Video: Life at Carrickfergus Central PS

Education
Translinks new Safety Bus can visit approximately 350 schools, or up to 25 thousand students, across Northern Ireland each academic year. Pictured at Aquinas Diocesan Grammar School in Belfast are Year 8 student Sarah McWilliams; Kevin Wallace, Safety Bus; Year 8 pupil Hannah Wilson; Sean McGreevy, Metro Falls Service Delivery Manager; Erin Watson, Year 8 student ; Susan ONeill, Safety Bus; and Year 8 students Oscar Feron and Kate McWilliams

Thousands of children in Northern Ireland to receive bus safety advice

Education

Technology firm to shed 125 jobs

Business
Les McCracken, managing director of McCue Crafted Fit, presents Lauren Cunningham, Corporate fundraiser from Cancer Fund for Children, with a cheque raised by the company.

Carrick workers help to refurbish ‘Narnia’

Business

IN PICTURES: Northern Ireland’s top 20 parking fine hotspots revealed

Offbeat
Kilroot power station is set to be closed as of May 23

Power outage sparks questions over Kilroot closure

Business

Council tributes on suffrage milestone

News
Irish language act campaigners, including pupils from Irish-medium schools across Northern Ireland, take part in a protest at Stormont parliament buildings in Belfast this month, ahead of a meeting with Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley. Photo: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Councillors clash over Irish language funding

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Cllr Lindsay Millar.

Councils clash over Greenway scheme

News
Sammy Wilson has expressed concerns about  future energy supply

Kilroot closure plays into hands of Dublin: Wilson

Business
Sammy Wilson MP, MEA BC Head of Policy Louise Kennedy, MEA BC Chief Executive Anne Donaghy, Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley MP, Mayor Councillor Paul Reid and Ian Paisley MP.

Key local issues discussed during London meeting

News

Up to four inches of snow expected in parts of Northern Ireland

Environment
The Dark Hedges near Armoy shot to international prominence after featuring in the hit TV series Game of Thrones

Dark Hedges traffic ban ‘must be only start to preserve attraction’

Environment

Red panda snap earns top prize for Carrick photographer

Environment
Best School Gardening Project winner: Kells and Connor PS.

Young talent 'Blooming' across Mid and East Antrim

News

Recruitment day for nurses

Health
An unhappy child

Sharp rise in counselling for sexually exploited children in NI

Offbeat
Ken Carson, from Bangor, who reached out to RNIB for emotional support to help come to terms with his sight loss.

Free emotional support for those affected by sight loss

News
An unhappy child

Hundreds of NI children contact Childline with bullying woes

Offbeat
Megan and her mum, Karen.  INCT 40-746-CON

Carrick teen to undergo surgery abroad

Health