Trump is a bio-pic in the making to rival Stone’s blockbuster JFK

January 24 will mark the 25th anniversary of the UK release of Oliver Stone’s epic, star-studded JFK movie which was a massive hit worldwide.

Thorntons product recall

Thorntons recalls Hollow Milk Chocolate Jolly Santa

Thorntons is recalling all batches of its Hollow Milk Chocolate Jolly Santa because they may contain a piece of plastic.

Tesco Takeaway Butter Chicken

Tesco recalls ready meal over allergy risk

Tesco has issued a notice recalling a popular ready meal after it was revealed to be a risk to customers with allergies.

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ood and drink producers based in the mid and east Antrim area are invited to take part in the search for NI's 'Best' local food and drink product, a Belfast City Airport competition in partnership with Food NI. Michele Shirlow, CEO of Food NI, is pictured with Eva Keenan, Economic Development Assistant at Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, and Katy Best, Commercial and Marketing Director at Belfast City Airport. 
 Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye.

Local food and drink producers in running for £30,000 prize

Mid & East Antrim Council has partnered with George Best Belfast City Airport and Food NI for a competition to celebrate the legacy of the NI Year of Food and Drink.

Ruth Murphy presents Alexander Baine, Ballyclare High School, with second place place for his project Augmented Reality Sudoku Solver in the Chemical, Physical and Mathematical Sciences category at intermediate level.

Students showcase their talents at Scientist and Technology event

Local students were among the prizewinners at the 53rd BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition held recently at Dublin’s RDS.

Creme Egg's

Giant Creme Egg hopes dashed by Cadbury

Cadbury have ruled out creating a giant Creme Egg anytime soon.
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St Louis Grammar school pupil David Byrne who volunteers for Alzheimers Society.

David urges others to stand ‘Side by Side’ people with dementia

St Louis Grammar school pupil David Byrne has joined Side by Side, a service run by Alzheimer’s Society, where volunteers help a person with dementia to continue or rediscover hobbies or activities they love.

Adam West and Burt Ward as Batman and Robin.

The camp Caped Crusader and Happy Days of Fonzarelli and Cunningham

Two very different, but iconic TV shows aired for the first time this week in history.

Father Eugene O'Hagan

Swashbuckling musical fun with the Pirates of Penzance

AIMs Northern Region present ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ at Theatre at the Mill on Saturday January 14 at 7.30pm.

Lisburn woman Jennifer Morrow who will take part in a new TV show called The Big Painting Challenge. Photo: Ed Miller/PA Wire

Northern Ireland woman takes part in new BBC1 show The Big Painting Challenge

A Northern Ireland woman is bidding for glory as BBC1 relaunchs The Big Painting Challenge.

A little genius

Five ways to make your child a creative genius

Congratulations! Your child is already a creative genius by virtue of being human. Humans are far more creative than any other species.

Raymond OToole is congratulated on his fitness modelling success by trainer Andrew Falconer.

Larne teacher’s class at fitness modelling

A Larne teacher’s decision to start going to the gym to get more trim and toned has led to success in fitness modelling.

Olympic gold medal cyclist Joanna Rowsell Shand has called for young people to take part in the Big Pedal 2017. (Submitted Picture).

Schools invited to take on the Sustrans’ ‘Big Pedal’ Challenge

Schools in East Antrim are being invited to get involved in The Big Pedal 2017 - a national challenge to get more young people cycling and scooting to school.

Slimming World consultants Shirley Hussey and Diane Oliver.

New Slimming World groups

January 2017 sees the launch of two new Slimming World Groups in Carrickfergus.

Ballyclare & District Historical Society meeting

Ballyclare & District Historical Society meeting

The next meeting of Ballyclare & District Historical Society will be on Tuesday, January 10, at 7.30pm in The Old Presbyterian Church, Main Street, Ballyclare.

Have you started a 2017 running regime?

Taking up running? Here’s what you need to know to make it to February

If the statistics are correct, many millions of new runners have laced up for the first time in the last few days. If you are one of them, you are well on your way to being faster, stronger, more resilient, more intelligent and more empathetic than when you awoke on New Year’s Day nursing little more than a hangover and a firm resolution.


Police warn parents about texting codes used by teenagers

Parents are being warned about texting 'codes' used by some teenagers to disguise their online messages.

‘Water way to study’ for Carrickfergus College pupils

Pupils of Carrickfergus College have been given a lesson on the importance of ‘Adam’s Ale’.

NI Water has donated a waterbutt to pupils at Eden Primary School to help them get water-smart.

No ‘if or butts’ over using water wisely at Eden Primary School

Wasting water has become a problem of the past for pupils at one Carrickfergus school.

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