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Floral welcome for caravan park visitors

Olderfleet Primary pupils have been praised by the mayor for their floral creation at the entrance to Curran Caravan Park.

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Establishment celebrates 60 years in the community

Establishment celebrates 60 years in the community

Larne High School is celebrating a landmark anniversary with celebrations getting underway tomorrow (Thursday) with a family fun day.

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Their generation - new youth lifestyle survey unveiled

Their generation - new youth lifestyle survey unveiled

Nearly one in three young people have concerns about their mental health - but most did not seek help from anyone, a new survey has revealed.

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An artist's impression of the new Corran school.

Corran to get new £3 million school after 25 year wait

Construction is expected to get underway within the next few weeks on a new £3 million building for Corran Integrated Primary in Larne.

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Ballycarry pupils hear of the day a wartime general opened their school

Ballycarry pupils hear of the day a wartime general opened their school

Pupils of Ballycarry Primary School have heard about the day the school was officially opened by village general Sir James Steele.

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Golden celebration
for Seaview Primary
School in Glenarm

Golden celebration for Seaview Primary School in Glenarm

Seaview Primary School in Glenarm will be celebrating its 50th anniversary on the present site later this month.

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As they are - Newlands players reunited.

Newlands reunited for special match

A special reunion of football teams from Newlands Primary School in Magheramorne has taken place, on the soccer pitch.

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Young people from Larne receive their Gold Duke of Edinburgh awads.  
Photo by Aaron McCracken Photography

Young people rewarded with Gold Award from Duke of Edinburgh

Young people from Larne were among 115 recipients from across Northern Ireland who were presented with their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Awards at Hillsborough Castle recently.

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Top illusionist David Meade and Year 9 pupils from St. Killian's College, Carnlough , Rachel McAuley (13) and Ellen Martin (13), at the launch of the 2018 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE).  Pic by William Cherry Press Eye.

St Killian’s has eye on Young Scientist win

East Antrim pupils are being encouraged to take part in next year’s BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.

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School forges
historical link

School forges historical link

Ballycarry Primary School pupils paid tribute to general Sir James Stuart Steele last week during a visit to the Northern Ireland War Memorial.

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Steven Workman and his children Ellie and Amber Workman attend the launch night of FRED at Action for Childrens Larne parental support project.

Larne dads and kids reading every day

Action for Children Northern Ireland has launched a unique reading group for dads and their children in Larne – and it has proved a big hit with parents.

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Larne teenager is Ulster’s top student

Larne teenager is Ulster’s top student

Larne teenager David Byrne is Northern Ireland’s top student, according to examining body CEA.

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Councillor Audrey Wales MBE, Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough welcomes guest speaker Linda Ervine from East Belfast Mission and guests Dr Niall Comer President of Conradh na Gaeilge and Mr Se�n " Murchadna of Conradh na Gaeilge. Also included in the picture are Councillor D OLoan; Councillor R Logan; Alderman G Mulvenna; Alderman M Morrow and Jackie Patton Head of Community Planning and Development for Mid  and East Antrim Borough Council.

Council hosts ‘Protestants and Irish’ cultural event

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council marked the recent Irish Language Week with an event entitled ‘The Hidden History of Protestants and the Irish language’

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Roy Beggs

Monkstown centre closure ‘concerning’

East Antrim Ulster Unionist MLA Roy Beggs has expressed concern over plans to close the only remaining Education Other Than At School (EOTAS) provision in Monkstown.

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Stock classroom image. Dozens of schools with 'sustainability issues' have been identified by the Education Authority in their 2017/18 action plan

IN FULL: Schools at risk of closure across Northern Ireland

Dozens of schools across Northern Ireland are facing ‘sustainability issues’ and may be in line for closure or amalgamation with other schools, according to a new action plan published by the Education Authority (EA).

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A fun day marked the launch of the new app. Photo by Aaron McCracken/Harrisons

Fun days mark launch of joint new local heritage landmark app

Family fun days were held at Carrick Museum and Antrim Castle Gardens recently to celebrate the launch of a ‘Kids n Castles’ app.

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Books

Top 20 books you claim to have read (but probably haven't)

Four in ten of us claim to have read a book they've never picked up in order to appear more cultured in front of friends.

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Sir James Steele

Trust fund set to forge closer links with village school

A Trust Fund established in honour of a wartime Ulster general is set to form closer links with a local primary school.

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Richard and Raymond Lusty pictured with Vida on a therapy bike at Roddensvale School. Included is principal John Madden.

Charity cycle boost for Roddensvale pupils

A 1,000 mile cycle across Ireland has raised funds to purchase a £3,500 piece of equipment for Roddensvale School in Larne.

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Death of former St Mary’s Primary School principal

Death of former St Mary’s Primary School principal

A former principal of St. Mary’s Primary School in Larne has died.

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