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Budding Larne entrepreneurs mean business at ‘The Big Market’

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‘Choose To Live Better’ Festival

‘Choose To Live Better’ Festival

The Northern Obesity Partnership is currently supporting a fortnight of events and activities up to January 20 across the Northern Trust Area aimed at supporting people in making healthier choices.

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Performances in Ballymena and Larne will mark Holocaust Memorial Day in Mid & East Antrim.

Performances will mark Holocaust Day

Poignant ‘Judgement at Nuremberg’ performances are to be held at two venues in Mid and East Antrim to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

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Presenting a �1000 'Charity of the Week' cheque to Larne Community Care Centre representative Lucinda McFall is Larne Lidl Area Manager Scott Martin with Deputy Store Manger Jonny and. Pic: Press Eye.

Lidl donation for Larne Community Care Centre

Lidl Northern Ireland has donated £1000 to Larne Community Care Centre, as its chosen Charity of the Week - a new initiative in the Lidl Community Works programme.

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Duncan Gallagher, Club Steward of Larne Tech. Old Boys, hands over a cheque for �750 to Ariane Matthews, chairperson of Magheramorne Silver Band, in aid of the bands chosen charity, the Northern Ireland Childrens Hospice. (Submitted Pic).

Cheque it out!

Larne Tech. Old Boys have presented a charity donation to Magheramorne Silver Band.

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Service to mark 65th anniversary of Princess Victoria disaster

Service to mark 65th anniversary of Princess Victoria disaster

A memorial service is to take place on January 31 to mark the 65th anniversary of one of the United Kingdom’s worst peacetime sea disasters, the loss of the Stranraer - Larne Ferry, MV Princess Victoria in the ‘Great Storm’ of 1953.

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At the Education Authority Celebration of Full Attendance eventt. Pictured FR L-R Principal Mary McHenry St Louise's College, EA Director of CYPS Dr Clare Mangan, Chair of CYPS Cttee and EA Board Member Pat Carville and Nicola Topping EA CYPS. BR L-R Adrain Nugent EA Head of Education Welfare, Dylan Colton St Patrick's Academy, Hannah Connell Limavady Grammar School, Philip Gervin St Patrick's Academy, Andrew Steward Larne Grammar School, Aaron Donnell Saintfield High School, Scott Hagan Our Lady & St Patrick's College, John Joe Nugent, Paul Fletcher, Connor Renaghan, Sean McGuigan St Patrick's High School, Keady and Tracey Woods CSSC. MR L-R Emma Sloan CSSC, Victoria Hunter Friends' School, Katherine Ingram Bloomfield Collegiate, Amy Booth Rainey Endowed School, Emer Rooney St Catherine's College, Aine McNulty St Patrick's Academy, Killain Frew Limavady High School, Chloe McCarron Limavady High School, Ashley Callaghan Limavady Grammar School, Kirsty Leslie Dunluce School, Alexandra Hunter Friends' School.

Students celebrated for ‘perfect attendance’

Young people who haven’t missed a day of school have been recognised and rewarded for their perfect attendance with certificates.

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Hearing Aid Support

Hearing Aid Support

The monthly Action on Hearing Loss Larne Hearing Aid Maintenance support sessions will resume again on Monday, January 15, and will continue on Monday, February 19, from 10.30am -12noon at Gloucester Park Day Centre.

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February meeting for Macular Support Group

February meeting for Macular Support Group

The Larne Macular Support Group will be taking a break and will not holding a monthly meeting in January.

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Taster session at Larne Library

Taster session at Larne Library

Larne Library will hold a free Mindfulness taster session on Friday, January 12, from 10.30pm – 1pm.

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Advice for returning unwanted presents

Christmas is past leaving many of us in a quandary about what to do with unwanted gifts.

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At the keyboard in the music department of Larne Grammar are Claire, Karen,  Gillian, Joanna and Kerensa, 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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Mayor Cllr Paul Reid drumming up support for his free concert featuring The Music Yard choir.

Mayor hosts free musical concert

The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim is holding a free music concert at McNeill Theatre, Larne on Friday, January 12.

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Learn a lot about allotments

Learn a lot about allotments

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is running workshops all about allotments in the New Year.

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MEABCs Elaine Smith, Mervin Holden and Mayor Cllr Paul Reid pictured alongside USEL CEO Bill Atkinson

New Year new push to recycle

Mid and East Antrim Council has teamed up with Ulster Supported Employment Ltd (USEL) to promote recycling across the borough.

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Appeal for blood and organ donors in 2018

North Antrim MLA Robin Swann is urging local support for organ and blood donations in 2018.

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NI Hospice President Paul Clarke pictured at the Lights to Remember Service at Dominican College.

Lights to Remember Service

NI Hospice Lights to Remember service has been held at Dominican college where families from throughout the province gathered to celebrate and remember the lives of their loved ones at the annual Lights To Remember event.

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Golf star Tom McKibbin who, along with GolfNow, raised funds to cover the cost of three days of running Specialist Community Nursing services for NI Children's Hospice.

Tee-riffic donation to Children’s Hospice

Young golf star Tom McKibbin from East Antrim, who will spend Christmas and New Year competing in the US, dropped into Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice with a special festive gift this week.

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