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In Pictures: The Way We Were

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

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New research from the NSPCC has found that four out of five children felt social media companies arent doing enough to shield them from upsetting, dangerous, and adult content.

Four in five kids feel social media companies are failing to protect them

Social media companies aren’t doing enough to protect young adults, according to new research from the NSPCC.

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Pictured launching the Food offering at the Allianz Garden Show Ireland which takes place from 5th to 7th May at Antrim Castle Gardens are Claire Faulkner, Allianz Garden Show Director and Kelly Millar and Lynne Savage from Food NI.

Tasty line up for foodies at Allianz Garden Show Ireland

Antrim Castle Gardens will be transformed into a foodie’s heaven from May 5-7 during the Allianz Garden Show Ireland.

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Pictured at the Sentinus Big Bang exhibition at the Braid Centre in Ballymena.

STEM students ensure Science Fair goes off with a ‘Big Bang’

Young science enthusiasts from schools throughout East Antrim and beyond have attended the ‘Sentinus Big Bang’ exhibition at the Braid Centre in Ballymena to showcase their solutions for real world business problems, developed in partnership with a range of local businesses.

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Flight delay

Most common reason for flight delay compensation revealed

Was your flight delayed over the Easter break? If you’ve been sat twiddling your thumbs in the departure lounge over the holidays and hoping for a pay out your claim will be more successful if the delay is due to a technical glitch according to latest research.
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Michael Jeffers (28), has been appointed as a full-time trainee Gas Service Engineer with Phoenix Energy Services, having successfully completed a gas engineering apprenticeship with the company.  Pictured handing over keys to his new vehicle is Paul McKee (R), General Manager, and Duncan Whelan (L), Operations Manager.

Young apprentice rises to the top of Gas Engineering Scheme

A young apprentice from East Antrim has been appointed as a full-time trainee Gas Service Engineer with Phoenix Energy Services, having successfully completed a gas engineering apprenticeship with the company.

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There will be a chance to get close to nature at a Wild Food Foray near Carnlough on Saturday, April 29. (Submitted Picture).

Opportunity to go on a ‘Wild Food Foray’

There will be an opportunity to join Ulster Wildlife and Forage Ireland on Saturday, April 29, near Carnlough to uncover the wild spring larder that’s just waiting to be tasted at Straidkilly Nature Reserve.

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Tesco calls out to charities in Larne to register for free food donation scheme.

Charities called on to get ‘Food Connected’

Tesco and FareShare are calling on charities and community groups in and around Larne to register for an exciting scheme which sees surplus food become meals for people in need.

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Carrick Central - one of 10 East Antrim schools to take part in the Big Pedal competition

East Antrim schools take pole position in Big Pedal Competition

Ten schools in the Larne, Ballyclare and Carrick areas joined nearly 1,700 other schools across the UK in the Big Pedal competition, aiming to make the most journeys to school by bike and scooter.

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UFU launch ‘Eating Healthy Local Food’ competition for schools

Nursery, primary and special schools in Larne and the wider borough are being challenged to put their creative skills to the test in a competition on the theme ‘Eating Healthy Local Food’.

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Council aims to ‘Put People First’ with new Community Plan

Council aims to ‘Put People First’ with new Community Plan

The first Community Plan for Mid and East Antrim has been published after residents set out their shared vision for the area.

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The procession GB members on Main Street, Larne, 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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‘Big Spring Beach Clean’ at Glenarm

Residents in Glenarm and the wider East Antrim area are being urged to help make Glenarm Strand gleam again by taking part in a beach clean on Thursday, April 20, from 11am to 1pm.

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Company member from TRI-Buy from Larne High School accepts the Marketing award for the North East Area from Carol Fitzsimons MBE, Chief Executive Young Enterprise.

Larne High School students ‘in the market’ for top award

More than 500 budding entrepreneurs who set up businesses with Young Enterprise this year marked their achievements at The Big Celebration ’17, including students from Larne High School, who walked away with the North East area Marketing Award for their company TRI-Buy.

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Glenoe, County Antrim

Picture Special: Nineteenth century Ireland has been revealed in a series of photochrom postcards

The spectacular images show still familiar sites and locations

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More Readers Park homes released due to high demand

More Readers Park homes released due to high demand

Following the unprecedented success of the opening phase of new homes at Readers Park in Ballyclare last spring, Neptune Group has announced the release of an additional 21 homes in its popular Rashee Road development.

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VIDEO: Relic hunter wants to reunite families of 14,000 Second World War heroes with dog tags

A relic hunter has launched an extraordinary appeal to reunite the families of over 14,000 Second World War heroes with their dog tags - after he found them buried in a field.

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Seamus Heaney.

Genealogy: The county that gave us Seamus Heaney and Danny Boy

This is the third instalment of our quick tour round the counties to remind us of the pleasure that versifiers give us.

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Advice: You still have employment rights, even without a written contract

Advice: You still have employment rights, even without a written contract

Q. I have been employed for two years, but I have never received a contract of employment, I keep asking my employer for this but they are not giving it to me. What are my rights?

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