St Killian’s student celebrate success in Big Bang contest

Two St Killian’s College students are celebrating success in the The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition.

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New Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter launches

Mid and East Antrim PCSP, PSNI and Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinators have launched the first edition of a new Neighbourhood Watch newsletter for Mid and East Antrim.

Artist Adrian Margey photographed ahead of his Easter Exhibition at Galgorm Resort & Spa.

Major sale of irish Art at Galgorm Resort & Spa this Easter

Portrush based artist Adrian Margey will be launching his 2018 exhibition series with a major exhibition and sale of work at Galgorm Resort & Spa Ballymena from Saturday, March 31 until, April 3.

Allianz Garden Show Ireland has launched revealing a bloomin' greatline-up of activities for all of the family. (Photo by Darren Kidd /Press Eye

Garden Show 2018 is launched

The popular annual Allianz Garden Show Ireland has launched for 2018 revealing a bloomin’ great line-up of activities for all of the family.

Pictured L-R Miss NI Anna Henry, NI Hospice Larne Support Group members, NI Hospice Vice President Olivia Nash and Former Blue Peter presenter and model Zoe Salmon launch this year's 2018 Larne Hospice Walk.

Could you take on the Larne coastal path walk for NI Hospice?

Northern Ireland Hospice is calling on its supporters in Larne to step out and take part in this year’s Larne Coastal Path Walk on Saturday, April 21.


Whatsapp will make a huge change to app and lots of users are very happy

WhatsApp users will soon be able to delete messages up to an hour after sending – but how does it work?
Attending the MEAAP Peace IV information session in Larne.

Older people find out how they can share in £80k funding kitty

Community groups from across Mid and East Antrim have learned more about how they can apply for funding for an exciting new programme of fun activities.

The Mayor Cllr Paul Reid pictured alongside council officers Christine Barnhill and James Healy.

Find out more about the Mid and East Antrim Grants Scheme

Mid and East Antrim Council’s grants support team will be hosting information sessions in March to advise groups of the schemes and levels of funding available.

Back row LtR - USEL Chair Jim Perry MBE, DUP MLA Brian Kingston, Deputy Mayor Cllr Cheryl Johnston, DUP MLA William Humphrey. Front row LtR: David Small from NIEA and USEL CEO Bill Atkinson

Mattress recycling scheme going well

Mid and East Antrim citizens are no dozers when it comes to recycling mattresses.

Easter Egg Run organiser David McGuckin from Ballymena Rider Training and co-organiser, Gary Olphert. (Submitted Picture).

Bikers rev up for Egg Run ‘25’

Bikers from Ballymena district and further afield are getting revved up and ready to roll for what has become the ‘first run’ event of the year.

Larne Drama Festival welcomes groups from around Northern Ireland for a week of plays at the McNeill Theatre, Larne Leisure Centre from March 5-9.

Dramatic week ahead in Larne

Larne Drama Festival is ready to welcome groups from around Northern Ireland for a week of plays at the McNeill Theatre, Larne Leisure Centre.

Sr Margaret Rose McSparran CP receiving  the Eco Congregation Award 2018. award from Sr Catherine Brennan SS.

Eco Award win for Drumalis Retreat & Conference Centre

Drumalis Retreat and Conference Centre has been presented with the Eco Congregation Award 2018 at a moving and inspiring celebration on February 25.

Ross and Myrtle McAuley from Larne, who recently celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary, present a cheque for �400 to NICHS Community Ambassador Jacqui Seymour.

‘Diamond’ occasion raises funds for NICHS

Ross and Myrtle McAuley recently celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary and asked friends and family to donate to NI Chest Heart and Stroke in lieu of gifts.

'Celebrating Women - 100 Years On!' is being organised by MEABC as part of International Women's Day 2018. (submitted image).

Women - 100 Years On event

As part of International Women’s Day 2018, Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is hosting an event on March 8 entitled ‘Celebrating Women – 100 Years On!’

Ciara Murray (15) winning poster for International Women's Day in Northern Ireland depicts the theme No Woman Left Behind, and will feature in this year's march and rally in Belfast on March 10.

Carrick girl’s artwork to lead International Women’s Day parade

The artwork of a Carrickfergus girl will lead the annual International Women’s Day parade down Royal Avenue to Belfast City Hall on March 10.

Pictured at the Solo and Ensemble's Contest in Belfast are CWA's Robin Clinton, Wendy McCormack, David Macaulay, Andrew Baxter and Adam Smith.

Carrick band ‘CWA Brass’ have winning ways

Carrickfergus brass band ‘CWA Brass’ are hitting the high notes on the competition circuit.

actress Luna Kalo, visual artist Shiro Masuyama, performance artist, Sinead O'Donnell and dancer, Nicola McLaughlin, four the 13 recipients of the Arts & Disability Forum's iDA (Individual Disabled/Deaf Artists) award in 2017. (photo courtesy of Arts Council of Northern Ireland)

Grants on offer to deaf and disabled artists

Disabled and deaf artists in Mid & East Antrim are being offered the chance to apply for grants of up to £5,000 to develop their work.

Among those attendingThursday's NI Youth Congress event at Stormont when 200 young people debated issues in the Assembly Chamber were representatives from Women's Aid Antrim, Ballymena, Carrickfergus, Larne and Newtownabbey (ABCLN Voices) .

Young people announce intention to set up Youth Assembly

Northern Ireland’s young people are bypassing their politicians to organise elections to the first Youth Assembly.

Competition time for Knockagh Area WI

Competition time for Knockagh Area WI

The Knockagh Area Group of Women’s Institutes Quiz and Bowls finals were held recently in Templepatrick Parish Church Hall.

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