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Get from’ Couch to 90km’ with Kings Moss Cycling Club

Following a very successful 2016, when the club’s membership soared, Kings Moss Cycling Club are pleased to offer an introduction to cycling scheme.

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Carole Blair of CB Crafts shows glassware to Country Market customers in Larne TIC. 1997

In Pictures: The Way We were

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

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Apple has launched its most affordable iPad

Apple launches their cheapest iPad ever

Apple has launched its most affordable iPad ever costing less than £270.

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The Castle Ward Trail.

WALKS: Head for Ned Stark’s Winterfell at Castle Ward

We continue our series of recommended routes in conjunction with NIWalks.com with a glimpse of the treasures to be found on the Castle Ward Castle Trail in Co Down.

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A beggar accosts a gentleman.

In praise of the workhouses, those ‘grim Bastilles of despair’

The workhouse has a bad name. People dreaded it. Would you want to go there? No. Nor I.

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ADVICE: You can help your dog overcome anxiety

ADVICE: You can help your dog overcome anxiety

When our dogs are anxious about things it can be upsetting for us. There are many things which can make a dog anxious: meeting strangers, travelling in the car, being alone, fireworks ...

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Supreme Court clarifies law on excluding individuals from your will

Supreme Court clarifies law on excluding individuals from your will

The past week saw the conclusion of the long running legal case, originally known as Ilott v Mitson.

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CAB ADVICE: I had money trouble, and worry it will affect my credit rating

CAB ADVICE: I had money trouble, and worry it will affect my credit rating

QUESTION: Q. How do loan companies decide to give credit? A few years ago I had money troubles and I am worried this will affect my loan application.

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The St Comgall's High team pictured at the RUC community relations P division third form netball final, 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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'The Priests'.

‘The Priests’ release ‘Alleluia’ album in time for Easter

As ‘The Priests’ look forward to the re-release of their album ‘Alleluia’ in time for Easter they reflect on being an overnight success that was almost 40 years in the making.

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Final rehearsals for Jekyll and Hyde musical

Belfast Operatic Company are putting the final touches to their latest production, Jekyll and Hyde, which will be staged at the Grand Opera House in Belfast from Tuesday April 4 until Saturday April 8.

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Pictured at the launch of the Allianz Garden Show Ireland 2017 are L-R Jacqui Dixon,Chief Executive of Antrim and Newtownabbey Council, Deputy Mayor Noreen McClelland, Claire Faulkner, Director of Garden Show Ireland, Mayor of Antrim & Newtownabbey Cllr John Scott and Damien O'Neill, Group Head of Marketing for Allianz.
The Allianz Garden Show Ireland returns to the beautiful Antrim Castle Gardens May 5-7and promises a three day festival of flowers, food and fun.

Allianz Garden Show Ireland returns to Antrim Castle Gardens

Antrim Castle Gardens will be bursting with colour from May 5-7 as Allianz Garden Show Ireland returns to the beautiful venue for a three day festival of flowers, food and fun.

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What you should do if  you find a stray cat

What you should do if you find a stray cat

What should you do if you find a stray cat? Sadly, we often receive stray cats into the practice. The best outcome is if the cat is microchipped and we can reunite it with its owners, but this is not always the case.

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Revving up: Actors Daniel May and Emma Dallas who will play Chad and Natalie in Fortwilliam Musical Society�"s production of ��All Shook Up�" are raring and ready to go. The production will run at the Theatre at the Mill, Newtownabbey from March 28 to April 1. Set to the back drop of Elvis Presley songs the story is based on Twelfth Night and is a show not to be missed. This will be FWMS 40th anniversary year. For ticket details contact www.theatreatthemill.com or call box office on 028 9034 0202  Picture by Brian Morrison.

Theatre at the Mill will be rocking to Elvis

Theatre at the Mill will be rocking when Fortwilliam Musical Society, who are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year, brings its latest production ‘All Shook Up’ to the stage on March 28.

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Celebrate the music of Queen

Celebrate the music of Queen

Flash Harry will be bringing their 25th anniversary tour to Theatre at the Mill on Friday March 24.

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Gary McKinstry, along with his wife Amanda and daughters, Cara and Jodie, presenting a cheque for �1500 for N.I. Childrens Hospice to Roma Brown, Jennifer Beattie and Davina Adair of the Larne Support Group for N.I. Hospice.  
Gary celebrated his 50th birthday with a party night and a Golf Competition in Cairndhu Golf Club and requested donations to be made to the Childrens Hospice in lieu of gifts. Special thanks are extended to P & O Ferries, Colin Farr (Whitehead Golf professional); Matthew Stewart (Director of Golf at Cairndhu Golf Club) for donating Golf Day prizes; to everyone who played in the two day event; and, all Garys family and friends who very generously donated money in lieu of birthday presents.
(Picture kindly submitted).

Golf and birthday gifts raise £1,500 for NI Children’s Hospice

Gary McKinstry, along with his wife Amanda and daughters, Cara and Jodie, presenting a cheque for £1500 for N.I. Children’s Hospice to Roma Brown, Jennifer Beattie and Davina Adair of the Larne Support Group for N.I. Hospice.

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Larne women Liz Kellett, Ruth Campbell and Yvonne Hirst volunteer Side by Side people with dementia.

Trio volunteer to stand ‘Side by Side’ people with dementia

Three East Antrim women are volunteering to stand ‘Side by Side’ people with dementia, to help them do the things they have always enjoyed.

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Mairead Stewart (left), from Cancer Focus Northern Ireland, gets Jillian Wallace, from Randalstown, to enter the charitys fun Snapchat competition and be in with a chance to win an iPad. The competition aims to encourage young people to stay smokefree. All you have to do is add Cancer Focus NI on Snapchat (cancerfocusni) and send them a snap before March 31. Youll also need to add your picture to your Snapchat story.

Young people being encouraged to ‘Snap the Cig’ and win an iPad

Young people in Larne and the wider East Antrim area are being encouraged to ‘Snap the Cig’ to be in with a chance of winning an iPad.

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Mid and East Antrim Mayor Councillor Audrey Wales MBE  launching the Grants Support funding Information Sessions with Grants Officers, James Healy and Christine Barnhill. (Pic Philip Magowan / PressEye)

Reminder on Grants Support sessions

Mid & East Antrim Mayor Audrey Wales is urging a full attendance at the forthcoming Grants Support funding information sessions.

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Another chance to see Steps in Belfast

Another chance to see Steps in Belfast

Do to overwhelming demand, Steps have announced an extra Belfast date for their upcoming tour.

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