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Live it up as a local in vibrant New York

I’d imagine that New York is on many people’s ‘bucket list’ of places to visit. It certainly was on mine. Not so far off the scale that I’d probably never get there, more like somewhere I just hadn’t made it to yet.

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Winter Chill event in Whitehead

Winter Chill event in Whitehead

Join West End Singer Pauline Carville, Nik Parks and Claire Shields with special guests including musical accompaniment from Loreto McAuley at The Old Tea House, Whitehead on Friday, December 15.

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Chance to bring in the New Year with a splash for Charity

Make a splash in 2018 to support Dementia NI

Communities in Larne, Carrick and the wider East Antrim area are invited to make a metaphoric fresh start to the New Year by taking a dip in chilly waters in order to help raise funds for people living with dementia.

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A scene from last year's Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus New Year's Day charity swim at Carnlough Harbour. INBT 01-108JC

Annual New Year’s Day Swim at Carnlough

The Ballymena Spina Bifida Association 46th Annual New Year’s Day Sponsored Swim will take place, as in previous years, at Carnlough Harbour on Sunday, January 1, 2018, with the swimmers taking the plunge at 12-noon sharp.

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Low-cost airline giving travellers more bang for their buck

Low-cost airline giving travellers more bang for their buck

It’s not every day that you can boast being taken to the skies by a famous explorer.

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Guests pictured at the Cairncastle Sheepdog Society Dinner Dance, 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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(l-r) Louise Magill, Mary OBoyle, Sarah Bravey, Ald Gerardine Mulvenna from Dementia Friendly Larne, Country Director (NI) Bernadine McCrory and John McErlane from Dementia NI. PIC (by Aaron McCracken) submitted.

Dementia Friendly Larne wins top community award

Dementia Friendly Larne is among the winners of the Northern Ireland Dementia Friendly Awards taking the award for Dementia Friendly Community of the Year.

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Pic (L-R) General Manager Norman McBride, Head Chef Kevin Osborne at Ballygally Castle with Portia Woods.

New coastal tourist tour will help ‘toast’ East Antrim culinary gems

A new guided food tour along the Causeway Coastal Route and Antrim Coast will shine a spotlight on Whitehead, Larne, Ballygally, Glenarm, Carnlough and Cushendun – celebrating local hidden culinary gems to the local and international tourism market.

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The Picture House Cinema in Ballyclare will be hosting a special film screening of 'Sing Street' on December 2. (Submitted pic)

Special screening of ‘Sing Street’ in Ballyclare

The Picture House Cinema in Ballyclare Town Hall will host a special screening of Sing Street this Saturday, December 2, at 8pm in partnership with Cinemagic film festival for children and young people.

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Alison Bell  from Newtownabbey and her six year old son Ollie, who was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) last year, are calling on local people to give whatever then can to support children whose lives have been devastated by cancer.  To find out more visit cancerfundforchildren.com

Newtownabbey mum highlights ‘amazing’ work of cancer fund for children

A mum whose six-year-old son was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia is encouraging others to support the charity that was there for them when their world was turned upside down.

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Sisters Faith and Poppy help launch Trocaire's Christmas Gifts. The gifts this year include goats and beehives for families in Kenya and the DRC. Photo: David O'Hare

Trocaire commend Co. Antrim’s support

Overseas development agency Trócaire has thanked the people of County Antrim for supporting 4,820 families around the world with Christmas gifts last year.

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Cutting the cake to marke the third anniversary of the Salvation Army Goupr - Opening Doors - in Larne.

Salvation Army ‘Opening Doors’ for people in Larne

Larne Salvation Army group Opening Doors has marked its third anniversary of offering compassionate support and practical help.

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Advent quilts on show at St Cedma’s

Advent quilts on show at St Cedma’s

An exhibition of Quilts for Advent is being held in St Cedma’s Parish Church over the first two weekends in December.

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Pictured in the Physics Lab at Larne Grammar School are Gillian, Patricia Jonathan, Mark, Paul, Marc and Judith. 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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Pictured with St Killians Principal Jonny Brady and Head of Technology Sean Connolly is Odhr�n McAleenan and his A2 Technology project which helped him to 3rd place overall in Northern Ireland in A Level Technology in the summer exams.

Aodhran achieves ‘A’ level success

St Killian’s College pupil Odhran McAleenan is celebrating the success of his A2 Technology project.

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Dogs Trust Ballymena are holding their annual Christmas Fair on December 6.

Dogs Trust Ballymena hosting Christmas Fair

Festive frolics are afoot at Dogs Trust Ballymena as the team deck the halls in preparation for its annual Christmas Fair on December 6.

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Scottish comedian Kevin Bridges

Kevin Bridges is coming back to Belfast - here’s how you can get your hands on tickets

Comedy fans in Northern Ireland are in for a treat after Kevin Bridges announced he will be returning to the city next year.

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‘Friends Of...’ group mark new Trees Charter

The Friends of Bashfordsland Wood & Oakfield Glen made charcoal and natural art to celebrate the newly launched Charter for Trees.

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Greenisland Church of Ireland Christmas Tree Festival

Greenisland Church of Ireland Christmas Tree Festival

Greenisland Church of Ireland will be turned into a forest of Christmas trees for the ‘Joy To The World’ Christmas Tree Festival & Craft Fair between December 7-12.

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Manager Elaine Molyneaux and Andrew Hibbert from the Progressive Building Society are pictured presenting a cheque for �1000 to The Oxygen Therapy Centre Chairperson Norma Shannon, Centre Manager Vickie Shaw and Linda Boyd

Progressive presents cheque to Therapy Centre

Manager Elaine Molyneaux and Andrew Hibbert from the Progressive Building Society have handed over a cheque for £1000 to The Oxygen Therapy Centre.

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