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‘Get Online Week’ at local libraries

Get Online Week is back at libraries from October 2-8.

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Killead Ploughing Match

Killead Ploughing Match

Killead Ploughing Society is set to host its annual match on Saturday, October 7.

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Celebration time at Raloo Church

Celebration time at Raloo Church

A service of dedication for Raloo Presbyterian Church’s new hall at Crosshill will take place on Saturday, September 30 at 2pm led by the Moderator, Rt Rev Noble McNeely who will officially open the hall immediately afterwards.

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Free local training for Informal Caregivers

People in Larne, Carrick and Newtownabbey who are caring for someone with dementia are being offered the chance to learn more about the condition and how it affects the individual in a series of courses being run locally between now and December by Alzheimer’s Society.

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Michael Guerin (left), from MediCare Pharmacy Group, puts mens health under the microscope with Gerry McElwee, from Cancer Focus NI. MediCare is supporting the charitys Mens Health Conference on September 27

Men’s Health under the microscope at conference

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland is holding its annual Men’s Health Conference at Dunsilly Hotel, Antrim, on September 27 on the theme Foundations for Health.

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NOW Group supporting people with learning difficulties and autism into employment.

Employment support for learning disabled from NOW

The NOW Group are expanding their service to support people with learning difficulties, disabilities, autism and Asperger’s in the Larne, Ballymena and Carrickfergus areas to find employment.

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The 20 cheapest destinations for a long-haul holiday (once you get there)

Tokyo has been named the best value destination for travel-lovers looking for a far-flung destination that won’t break the bank once they’re there.

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Staff from Santander, Larne branch, (L-R): Graham Ireland, Kate Kinny, Laura Gribben, Patrice McKeown and Mary Dalzell took part in Action Cancers 10K Bra Walk in June 2017. Together with their customers they raised an amazing �1576 for the charity and would like to thank everyone who made a donation. This money will be used for Action Cancers lifesaving breast screening service (Action Cancer provides free mammograms for ladies aged 40-49 and 70+).

Santander Larne staff step out on the Bra Walk in aid of Action Cancer

Staff from Santander, Larne branch, took part in Action Cancer’s 10K ‘Bra Walk’ in June 2017.

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Marie Roulston, Executive Director of Social Work for the Northern Trust

Awards will recognise top social workers

Do you know a social worker who you feel should be recognised and rewarded for their efforts in the field?

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Your school has the chance to win �1,000 for their breakfast club. Pic credit : Jonathan Pow/jp@jonathanpow.com (REF: POW

Breakfast clubs can get funds boost

Schools in East Antrim have the chance to win £1,000 for their pre-school club by entering the annual Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Awards.

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WIN: pair of VIP tickets to Farmer’s Bash PLUS a meet-and-greet with the stars

WIN: pair of VIP tickets to Farmer’s Bash PLUS a meet-and-greet with the stars

Grab your stetson and your best jiving boots...the biggest country music dance ever is coming to Belfast!

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This 1 coin is the rarest in circulation according to Change Checker. (Photo: Johnston Press)

REVEALED: The rarest £1 coin you must NOT cash in

The value of the rarest £1 coin in circulation is set to soar when it is taken out of circulation next month.
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The Cancer Focus NI team (l-r) Wendy Brown, Rosie Forsythe from Islandmagee and Deirdre Conlon get all pinked up for breast cancer awareness month in October to raise cash for breast cancer research at Queens University Belfast

East Antrim women urged to ‘Get in the Pink’ for Cancer Focus NI

East Antrim women and girls are being asked to get pink for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland this October and raise money for breast cancer research right here in Northern Ireland.

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Petite Miss Northern Ireland Aaliyah Wilson (7) from Carrickfergus.

Carrick girl (7) in running to be crowned Cutest Kid Miss UK

A Carrickfergus girl is in the running to be crowned ‘Cutest Kid Miss UK’ after winning the Petite Miss Northern Ireland title.

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Northern Regional College cookery course has the recipe for student success

Northern Regional College cookery course has the recipe for student success

Northern Regional College is calling all aspiring chefs and cooks to enrol in its Professional Cookery course.

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Fairy Fun Day at Glynn

Fairy Fun Day at Glynn

A ‘Believe! Fairy Fun Day’ will be held at Jubilee Park, Glynn, on Saturday, September 23, which is open to all.

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Light up the 
night event

Light up the night event

Get ready to join the Woodland Trust and Mid and East Antrim Borough Council for a magical lantern-lit family evening on Friday, October 13, at a woodland camp in Bashfordsland Wood and Oakfield Glen, Carrickfergus.

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The four artists (pictured from left) Steve Diamond, Joanne Campbell, Karen Shaw and Michael Sparkes who are preparing to put on a Quadart Exhibition at the Civic Centre in Carrickfergus.

Artistic quartet ready to put ‘Quadart’ on display at Carrick Civic Centre

The four artists (pictured from left) Steve Diamond, Joanne Campbell, Karen Shaw and Michael Sparkes who are preparing to put on a ‘Quadart Exhibition’ at the Civic Centre in Carrickfergus.

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Carrickfergus College year 8 pupil Joel McMenamin had the night of his life recently as a mascot for the Northern Ireland team.

Windsor Park appearance for Carrick College footie fan

A Carrickfergus College year eight pupil had the night of his life recently as a mascot for the Northern Ireland team.

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Claire Lowry, Business lecturer, Northern Regional College who teaches on the IAB Computerised Bookkeeping courses at the College's Newtownabbey and Ballymena campuses.

NRC set to get ‘gold star’ for book-keeping

Northern Regional College is to get a Gold Centre Award from the International Association of Book-keepers (IAB) in recognition for its work in training computerised bookkeepers.

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