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East Antrim Guides enjoy Titanic lesson in emigration

Guides from First Islandmagee and First Kilbride, Ballyclare, units were given the real “Titanic Experience” at Titanic Belfast where they explored the relationship between the famous ship and the story of early 20th century emigration; what it was like to be a migrant at that time and the positive similarities between migrants then and now. The girls joined 77 Girlguiding Ulster members, all aged 10 to 14, and enjoyed a special girl-only workshop accompanied by Girlguiding Ulster Programmes and Events Coordinator Lee Kennedy.

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Larne Pupils having fun at the Mid & East Antrim Good Relations Schools Engagement event for P7s in Larne Town Hall.

Council’s ‘primary’ engagement aim hits a high note with pupils

Primary Seven pupils in Larne and Carrick were the latest focus for Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s Good Relations staff whose recent engagement with the youngsters proving to be a musical hit’.

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Readers Park showhome to open its doors

Readers Park showhome to open its doors

The new Showhome at Readers Park, Ballyclare, elegantly combines the luxuriously traditional with a contemporary twist.

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Primary pupils chance to join the Red Nose Day Comedy Classroom

Primary pupils chance to join the Red Nose Day Comedy Classroom

It’s ‘nose’ joke! Primary pupils in Larne and the wider East Antrim area have the chance to see their very own rib-tickling jobs performed live on a special Red Nose Day Blue Peter Programme next month.

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Larne Library will welcome 'Emerging Authors' on March 9.

Larne Library to host ‘emerging authors’

Larne Library will be giving the public the chance to meet three Northern Ireland-based female authors on Thursday, March 9, at 7pm.

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The US company confirmed that the US dollar to pound exchange rate made business unsustainable and that prices will increase as of 23 February 2017.

TECH: Brexit pound sees Sonos speakers price hike

Premium audio fans are about to feel the brunt of Brexit after luxury speaker and sound system manufacturer, Sonos, confirmed they will be raising prices by 25 per cent.

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Mount Charles launches the Big School Cook Off for post-primary schools L-R Ronan Geoghegan and Simon Toye, Group Development Chef at Mount Charles. (Submitted Pic)

Budding post primary chefs urged to show off their cooking talent

Schools in Larne and the wider East Antrim area are being encouraged to enter a competition which aims to uncover cookery talent.

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Have you seen Blacky? (submitted picture).

Have you seen ‘Blacky’?

An appeal has gone out to people in Larne to help return to its owner a little Black Miniature Poodle, who went missing on Monday morning, February 6.

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Millions of workers have the same lunch every single day

Millions of workers have the same lunch every single day

Millions of office workers are eating the same lunch every single day, a study has found.

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February is Sea Cadets Recruitment month. (Submitted Picture).

Sea Cadets in search for new recruits

Youth charity Sea Cadets is encouraging young people and adults in the East Antrim area to consider getting involved with the organisation this February.

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What's your favourite pizza topping?

National Pizza Day: What’s your favourite topping?

Today is National Pizza Day.

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Ryan Lennon celebrates winning the Rising Star Award with actor Patrick Buchanan and Donal McAteer of Devenish Nutrition  at The Prince's Trust and TK Maxx & HomesenseCelebrate Success Awards. Now in their 13th year, the Awards recognise disadvantaged young people who have overcome issues such as abuse, drug addiction, homelessness, depression and unemployment. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Princely project for Larne jobless

The Prince’s Trust has joined forces with Pathway Adventure Activities to offer a free 12 week training programme in Larne starting Feburary 20.

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Elaine Hall from Larne Athletic Club presents Karen Spiers with a �100 cheque for 'Fun for Finlay' towards Finlays new running chair.

Athletic club make donation to ‘Fun for Finlay’ fund

Elaine Hall from Larne Athletic Club presents Karen Spiers with a £100 cheque for “Fun for Finlay” towards Finlay’s new running chair. Finlay has epilepsy and quadreplegia cerebral palsy and his new running chair has given him and his mum a new lease of life. Finlay is a regular at the Junior Park Run and his new chair, which is built for comfort, speed, manoeuvrability, has given him the opportunity to enter his first Larne Half Marathon on March 18.

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People who eat pasta have a better diet

Pasta is a superfood - because it leads to eating a healthier diet, according to new research.

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Shocking levels of sugar found in breakfast cereals

Some breakfast cereals contain shocking amounts of sugar - making up to a THIRD of the ingredients in some brands, reveals new research.
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Schools across Northern Ireland are being encouraged to participate in the Translink Eco-Schools Travel Challenge to cut down on car congestion at school gates and help boost pupil health and wellbeing. Pictured are L-R Ruth Van Ry, Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful Eco-Schools and Astrid Conville, Translink.

Seven East Antrim schools ready to take on the Travel Challenge

Schools in East Antrim are rising to the Translink Eco-Schools’ Travel Challenge to cut down on car congestion at school gates and help boost pupil health and wellbeing

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Be safe on the web.

Safer Internet Day: The '10 Commandments' to avoid online dangers

Today - Tuesday, February 7 - is Safer Internet Day 2017.

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Larne volunteers needed to deliver charity’s schools’ scheme

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland is seeking volunteers from Larne and the surrounding area to help deliver cancer prevention messages to school pupils.

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Why not do something amazing this year and join Team Action Cancer to run the world's largest marathon.

East Antrim to the Big Apple

As New York gears up for its famous marathon in November, runner Michael Stephenson from Jordanstown is backing the call from Action Cancer for people from East Antrim to join their team this year in the Big Apple.

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The glass panel which will be unveiled at Carnlough Librrary on February 14.

Carlough art project is a real ‘touch of glass’

Carnlough Library will be the venue for the unveiling of an impressive piece of community artwork on Tuesday, February 14, at 12.30pm.

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