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Are you a carer? New online support is now available

The Northern Trust has teamed up with Carers NI and Carers UK to offer further support to carers across this area via digital resources tailored to their needs.

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Grahame Harris from Templepatrick played a pibroch (a form of music for the Scottish pipes) on Highland pipes in a Burns Night Concert which is to be show on BBC2 as he accompanied Ballyclare High School Choir as they sang a cantaireachd (a musical tradition which employs chanting).

Ballymena musicians on ‘Burns an’ Mair’ programme

Two Ballymena Fiddle Players will be among a host of local musicians performing on ‘Burns an’ Mair’ which will be televised on BBC-Two NI at 9pm on Thursday, January 25, the anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns.

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Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Councillor Paul Reid, Mary Nolan Hickey, and some of those who turned out to support her in Larne

Mayor and residents support inspirational charity challenge

Mid and East Antrim residents have laced up in support of a charity fundraiser’s incredible 5,000km ‘lap of the map’ challenge.

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Rachel McAuley (14) and Ellen Martin (13) won 1st place in the Junior group with their Smart Desk project at the BT Young Scientist Exhibiton.

St Killian’s Young Scientists triumph for third year at BT Exhibition

St Killian’s Garron Tower have, for the second time in three years, won the Matrix Award for the best school from Northern Ireland in the BT Young Scientist Exhibition which was held at the weekend in the RDS in Dublin.

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Pictured at the Milebush Young Farmers Club ploughing match dinner in the Highways Hotel, 1989

In Pictures: The Way We Were

Here are a few photos from the Larne Times archive of 1989 to get you all talking.

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Picture shows from left at the launch of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year�� 2018 was Anne Heraty, Chairperson of the judging panel; and  Kevin McLoughlin, Partner, EY. The nomination window for this year�"s programme is open until February 16th.Pic:Naoise Culhane-no fee

Could County Antrim be home to top entrepreneur?

Now in its 21st Year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ (EOY) 2018 programme has officially opened for nominations from County Antrim.

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Primary school pupils from St MacNissis Primary School have taken part in the worlds biggest wildlife survey.

You can help the Big Bird Watch take wing!

Primary school pupils from St MacNissi’s Primary School in Larne have braved the chilly weather to take part in the world’s biggest wildlife survey.

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Cairndhu Golf Club (Bowling Section) presenting a cheque for �815 to the Ballymena and District Branch Parkinsons UK.
Pictured handing over the donation are (from left to right) Stephen Gibson, Ronnie Ferguson, Mrs. Adaline Ferguson and Maurice Adams (both from Parkinsons Branch) and Sammy Mills.

Cairndhu Club bowl over Parkinson’s branch with donation

Cairndhu Golf Club (Bowling Section) have presented a cheque for £815 to the Ballymena and District Branch Parkinson’s UK.

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Stopping for a picture at the Mossley PS Transition Fair.

Mossley Primary packed for Transition Fair

Mossley Primary School once again opened its doors to a variety of post-primary schools on January 9, when it held its annual Transition Fair.

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HSCB advice  on  GP Out of Hours service

HSCB advice on GP Out of Hours service

With around 3,000 more calls to the GP Out of Hours during the holiday period this year, the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) have reminded the public to consider their options before ringing the service.

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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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