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‘Enterprise in Business’ is celebrated in Mid & East Antrim

Enterprise in Mid and East Antrim has been celebrated by local business leaders and Council partners.

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Gymnast Kadia Maklin, aged 13, from Larne in who has been announced as the winner of a talent contest by the charity Crimestoppers' youth service, Fearless. (Submitted picture)

Larne gymnast Kadia wins Northern Ireland talent contest

A teenage gymnast from Larne has been announced as the winner of a talent contest by the charity Crimestoppers’ youth service, Fearless.

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Summer Madness Festival is coming to Glenarm. (submitted pic).

Summer Madness coming to Glenarm

Over 2000 young people, clergy and leaders will gather at the Glenarm Estate on June 29, for a long week-end of worship, music, sport, activities, seminars, drama and debate.

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Children in the borough have accepted a special mission set by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council to spy on all those energy wasting appliances in the home in a bid to save energy.

Borough’s young Energy Detectives are on the case

Children in the borough have accepted a special mission set by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council to spy on all those energy wasting appliances in the home in a bid to save energy.

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Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Paul Michael presents the Calorie Wise Award to Catering Managers Karen McLaughlin (Holywell Hospital), Marcia Ormiston and Geraldine Ward (Antrim Area Hospital) and Violet Davidson (Whiteabbey Hospital). They are joined by Dr Michael McBride, Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Stephens, Chief Executive, Northern Health & Social Care Trust, Sharon Gilmore, Food Standards Agency and Kathryn Wilson, Environmental Health Officer with Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council.

Rewarded for being ‘Calorie Wise’

Environmental Health Teams from Antrim and Newtownabbey, Mid and East Antrim, Mid Ulster and Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Councils are celebrating being ‘Calorie Wise’.

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Dogs’ Day Out at Castle Gardens

Dogs’ Day Out at Castle Gardens

Crosskennan Lane Animal Sanctuary will be hosting their first ever Dogs Day out at Antrim Castle Gardens on Saturday, June 30, from 11am-4pm.

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Get your farm vehicle marked at the Mart

Get your farm vehicle marked at the Mart

Mid and East Antrim Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP) is running a free farm vehicle marking event at Ballymena Mart on Wednesday, June 27, from 10am to 2pm.

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All Ireland Wife Carrying Championships return to Dalriada Festival at Glenarm Castle on 14 and 15 July.'www.dalriadafestival.co.uk'Picture: Paul Faith

All-Ireland Wife Carrying Championships open for entries

The All Ireland Wife Carrying Championships are now open for entry for couples who think their relationship can stand the test.

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Don’t miss a trick - be scam aware in June

If you were unfortunate enough to fall victim to a scam would you know who to report it to?

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Larne Foodbank hosting Garden Party at Glenarm Castle

Larne Foodbank hosting Garden Party at Glenarm Castle

Larne Foodbank will host their annual garden party in Glenarm Castle Walled Garden on Friday, June 22, from 6.45pm to 9pm.

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Staff  at Antrim Area Hospital which is the first to  welcome Breastfeeding photograph exhibition 'More Than Milk' on tour.

More than milk on tour at AAH

Antrim Area Hospital (AAH) is the first to welcome Breastfeeding photograph exhibition ‘More Than Milk’ on tour.

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Jump in Muddy Puddles Day

Jump in Muddy Puddles Day

A Jump in Muddy Puddles Day will be held at Carnfunnock on Friday, June 29, from 2pm – 5pm.

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Creative citizens knitting their way to Woollen Woods Grand Opening

Creative citizens knitting their way to Woollen Woods Grand Opening

The Woollen Wood returns to Whitehead this Saturday, June 16.

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Megan takes a selfie with her host family in Africa.

Volunteer Megan reflects on ‘experience of a lifetime’ in Africa

A young Larne woman has returned home ‘inspired’ after completing 10 weeks of challenging but rewarding volunteer work in Africa.

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CAFRE tractor driving instructor Marty McAleer pictured during a recent tractor driving course with CAFRE Land Based Engineering students.

Tractor driving courses for teens at CAFRE

Many young members of farming families will be preparing to help out with tasks on the land over their school holidays.

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Cathy Chauhan, Product Development & Marketing Manager of Lough Neagh Fishermen's Co-operative Society, looks forward to presenting delicious natural produce at the Irish Game Fair at Shanes Castle, Antrim, on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 June when the Fair hosts the Northern Ireland heats of the prestigious Delicious Produce Awards.

Game on to find Delicious food champions

Local food heroes from across Northern Ireland are being challenged to step up to the plate by entering the national Delicious Produce Awards which annually honour the best in small-to-medium scale, artisan-produced food and drink.

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Pictured at the handover of the new portable echocardiogram machine.'(L-R) Lorraine Davidson, Richard and Ronda Powell with their children William Grace and Harry, Dr Brian Craig and Dr Brian Grant.'(Submitted Picture).

Fundraising farmers deliver new echo machine for Clark Clinic

A new portable echocardiogram machine has been purchased from funds raised by Ballymena Livestock Market and Gleno Valley Young Farmers.

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Around 50 people made up of Clergy, Church leaders and those enthusiastic about their community gathered in Larne Town Hall for a conference exploring the role of the church in local communities.''Church and Community ' Working toward Peace and Prosperity in Mid and East Antrim' also looked at how we can work together for the common good of the borough and those who live in it.

Working towards peace and prosperity in borough

Around 50 people made up of Clergy, Church leaders and those enthusiastic about their community gathered recently in Larne Town Hall for a conference exploring the role of the church in local communities.

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Eric is getting warmed up for the Dogs Trust Ballymena Family Fun Day.'Dogs and their human companions are being invited to attend the popular annual event being held this year on Saturday, June 9.

You’d be barking mad to miss Doggy Fun Day

Dogs and their human companions are being invited to Dogs Trust Ballymena’s Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 9.

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Jimmy Nesbitt.

Chance for pupils to win a day with Jimmy Nesbitt

A drama company is giving its pupils the opportunity to win a day on set with patron, actor Jimmy Nesbitt.

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