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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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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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Year Eight students ‘hit the floor sleeping’ for Ethiopian street kids

More than 180 Year 8 pupils at Ballyclare Secondary school literally took fundraising to floor level recently when they went without their beds for one night in aid of Hope365 which works to provide beds for street kids in Ethiopia.

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Anna Keenan who together with her dad Paul (pictured) and brother-in-law David will be taking part in the Gran Fondo in aid of the Simon Community.

Family trio on track to take part in Gran Fondo to help the homeless

Three members of a Newtownabbey family are on track to take part in the third edition of the Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia when it comes to Northern Ireland on Sunday, June 4.

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Forest Schools scheme branching out across East Antrim area

Forest Schools scheme branching out across East Antrim area

Teachers and pupils from Ballyclare PS and Tir na Nog Primary are the latest in a growing number of local schools taking part in the Forest Schools programme.

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Video: National Trust open event at Carrick-a-Rede

The Fisherman’s cottage restoration at Carrick-a-Rede helps  cast a net into the past for the future

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Ten things to look out for this weekend.

10 things to look out for this weekend

Whether it’s Elvis or horse racing, there’s plenty to see and do this weekend.

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Cairncastle Presbyterian GB on parade in Larne. 1989.

In Pictures: The Way We Were

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

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