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Christmas Movie Night at Ballygally

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland has teamed up with Ballygally Castle Hotel for a very special Magical Christmas Movie Night, screening the festive film Elf, on Friday, December 16, to raise vital funds for the charity’s Family Support Services.

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Neil Mees from Antrim with Ruadhrai OKane and Ballymena man John Burrows from NIE Networks with Vicky Kyle, Ivy the dog and Ursula McCanny from Guide Dogs NI at the launch of the training initiative.

Guide Dogs NI and NIE take the lead in new streetworks initiative

Navigating busy urban streets can be difficult for people with sight loss, and when there are streetworks on your daily route, ‘difficult’ can quickly turn to ‘dangerous’.

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Wilson asked for solidarity on AIDS

Wilson asked for solidarity on AIDS

Diseases affecting“far more people” than AIDS have received less attention, according to East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson.

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That sickly feeling - beware the winter 'vomiting bug'

Health warning as winter vomiting bug spreads across Northern Ireland

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is making people aware of the presence of the winter vomiting and diarrhoea virus, also known as norovirus, circulating in the community.

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Ulidia sixth formers Shannon, Rebecca and Arianna were among the volunteers working on the Habitat project at St Michael's Parish Hall.

Students help build a strong community ‘habitat for humanity’

Sixth Form Volunteers from Ulidia Integrated College have rolled up their sleeves to support a new community building partnership.

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Adam (16) starts his cycle, pictured here with Habitat ReStore manager Isobel

Larne student’s spinathon raises funds for people who need a home

Habitat ReStore volunteer Adam Harkin has gone the extra mile for Habitat for Humanity this Christmas by taking part in a sponsored spinathon and raising almost £1500.

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Breakfast cereals full of sugar

A large bowl of Kellogg's Frosties can contain NINE TEASPOONS of sugar - the same as a can of fizzy drink, a survey shows.

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Could High Street shopping be a thing of the past by 2050?

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past by 2050'

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, experts predict.

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Back row L-R: Julie Tweed (Receptionist), Stephanie Scott (Home Form Home Coordinator), Oonagh Phillips (Manager), Ann Owens (Campaigns assistant), Ronnie Milsop (Campaigns Manager), Michael Faith (Canine Carer). Front Row L-R: Maura Cushenan (Training and Behavioural Assistant), Laura Phillips (Canine Carer), Steven McNeilly (Canine Carer 2 Rehomer), Sponsor Dog Eric (Collie x Staffordshire Bull terrier), Marbeth Gilmour (Assistant Manager, Operations) and Sarah Park (Assistant Manager, Admin)

Almost 14,000 dogs rehomed by Ballymena’s Dog Trust

Dogs Trust celebrates its 125th anniversary this year and 21 proud members of staff at its Ballymena Rehoming Centre can boast almost 215 years of service to the charity.

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Students sought for 2017 summer exchange to USA

Two students are being sought to participate in a student exchange programme that could see them spend part of the summer in America.

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Tir na Nog Primary in Ballyclare ran a ditch the dark day as part of a new partnership with the charity Sustrans.

Tir na Nog Primary pupils ‘Ditch the Dark’ to be safe and seen

Bright pupils from Tir na Nog Primary School successfully ‘Ditched the Dark’ recently with their own road safety extravaganza.

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Postmen Terry OToole, Ellis Martin and Martin OBoyle with Mayor Wales.

Mayor thanks postal workers

The Mayor of Mid & East Antrim has visited Larne Delivery Office to see first-hand the operation of delivering Christmas post and to pass on season’s greetings to its hardworking staff.

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Snipe. (Pic credit: Neal Warnock)

Survey reveals mixed fortunes for Glenwherry’s wonderful wildlife

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

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Talk to mark ‘Decade of Centenaries’

A talk in Larne Library on Monday, November 28, will consider the impact of the Battle of the Somme on the outcome of World War One.

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Santa’s grotto is coming to Larne

Action for Children Northern Ireland is bringing Santa’s grotto to Larne this year to help local kids enjoy the festive magic.

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Local students among finalists in renowned STEM exhibition

Students from St Killian’s College, Carnlough, and Ballyclare High School are among 16 schoolchildren from County Antrim who have been shortlisted as finalists in the world-renowned BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.

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Santa Clause is coming to town!

Larne will be glowing with festive cheer on Friday evening (November 18) as Santa Claus himself arrives to switch on the Christmas Tree lights!

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Belfasts Christmas Market, which is now in its 12th year, opens on Saturday

Expanded Belfast Christmas Market gets a local flavour

Now in its 12th year, Belfast’s Christmas Market is set to expand beyond the grounds of City Hall for the first time.

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ASDA to cut fuel price tomorrow

Asda is cutting fuel to new national price cap of 110.7ppl on unleaded and 112.7ppl on diesel.
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Interior and exterior pictures of Adam Joyces pavilion design

Former Ballyclare High School student earns finalist position in Young Architects Competition

A former Ballyclare High School student has been announced as a finalist in a young architects competition.

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