As we pre-heat our ovens for the Bake Off final let's recap on who we've lost already

The Great British Bake Off Final

The current MacBook may be slimmed-down by next week

Apple’s long overdue new Macs ‘to launch on October 27

Apple is planning to debut its long-awaited new Mac updates at an event on October 27, according to reports.

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo pins hopes of a return to greatness on new Switch console

Nintendo has revealed details of its forthcoming Nintendo Switch games console, as the company eyes a return to its former greatness.

Hallowe'en can be scary and tasty at the same time.

6 Gruesome Hallowe’en Treats

If wiggly worms and poison apples are your idea of a devilishly delicious snack we’ve got some terrifying treats to put your guests off eating this Hallowe’en.

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Taking aim: Cadet Aaron Cowan from Ballyclare has his sights on success.

Hot shot cadet Aaron on target for success

A Ballyclare Army Cadet has been showcasing his sporting skills at the world famous Bisley Shooting Ground.

Heather Jackson Award winner James Newell with Dr Lorraine Gailey, CEO of Hearing Link, and Bernie Kelly, Service Manager, BHSCT Physical and Sensory Disability Team.

Prestigious award for Whiteabbey volunteer

A Whiteabbey volunteer has been awarded a prestigious award for the significant contribution he has made to the welfare of the hearing loss community across Northern Ireland and the UK.

Could you be a schools cancer prevention volunteer?

Volunteers needed to deliver charity’s schools’ programme

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland is calling for volunteers to help deliver cancer prevention messages to pupils in local schools.

Mid & East Antrim Borough Council has launched a new sports programme developed specifically for men over 50s.

New sports scheme to target men over 50

Mid & East Antrim Borough Council has launched a new sports programme developed specifically to help get men aged over 50 off the side-lines and back into regular sport and exercise.

Allotment gardens get winter boost

Allotment gardens get winter boost

Practical help with allotment gardening – and the chance to take up a vacant plot – are on offer now in suburban Greenisland.

Education Minister Peter Weir with Hazelwoods Head Girl Olivia Moreland and Head Boy Jordan McNeill.

Hazelwood College pupils’ success recognised and rewarded

The successes of ‘A’level and GCSE pupils of Hazelwood Integrated College were celebrated and rewarded recently at the school’s annual Presentation Evening.

The Ann's Pantry team at the BBC Good Food Show, Belfast.

Local producers tempt NI’s food-loving public

Several food producers from the Larne area have showcased their delicious fare at one Northern Ireland’s most prestigious food events.

Bring your teddy to work and school day

QUIZ: Ready, teddy, go

Bring Your Teddy Bear To Work & School Day (who knew?) prompts us to set a selection of famous furry friend photo posers.

Sausage rolls

Supermarket recalls sausage rolls over milk allergy fears

ASDA is recalling Tiger Sausage Rolls six-packs due to their containing milk.

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Temptation: Chocolate Week is upon us.

Chocolate Week 2016: Which chocolate bar would you like to see back on the shelves?

Rejoice! It's the UK's biggest chocolate celebration (not that we needed an excuse to indulge in the sweet treat).
Autumn is here

8 things we’re looking forward to about Autumn

There's a definite nip in the air, the heavy coats are coming out, and staying at home suddenly seems like a more attractive option than a night out.
Mayor Audrey Wales gets into the spirit of the Minecraft Spooktacular with local youngsters Joel and Ellie. (Submitted Pic).

Town gets eerie makeover for Minecraft Spooktacular

Minecraft enthusiasts are once again being invited to discover ‘Chichester’s Carrickfergus’ in a spooky virtual exploration of the historic 17th century town this Hallowe’en.

Lapwing Vanellus vanellus, adult, male in breeding habitat, pasture, Northuberland, May

Mixed fortunes for Glenwherry’s threatened feathered friends

Nestled among the Antrim Hills, Glenwherry is a hotspot for some of the UK’s most threatened wildlife.

An unhappy girl

One in three girls feel they’re ‘not pretty enough’ say Girlguides

One in three girls ​aged 7 - 10 do not feel pretty enough according to a survey released today by Girlguiding ​UK.​

Snapchat doodle

New WhatsApp feature lets you draw on photos

A new feature being rolled out on messaging service WhatsApp will allow users to draw on pictures, aping functionality available from rival snapchat.

Mid & East Antrim Borough Council  Lantern Walk at Oakfield Glen
Photo Aidan O'Reilly/Pacemaker Press

Fairytale evening in store at Oakfield Glen

Visitors are invited to come under the spell of the Woodland Trust’s Oakfield Glen on Saturday 15 October, from 6-9pm.

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