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Mid and East Antrim calls for ‘proper support’ from Treasury on tourism and economy

The Treasury must scrap Air Passenger Duty (APD) in order for Northern Ireland to realise its tourism potential, Mid and East Antrim Council has said.

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Parts of the vehicle damaged in the incident.

Authorities to monitor cause of Carrick rail bridge strikes

East Antrim MLA Roy Beggs has renewed his call for additional measures to prevent railway bridge strikes in Carrickfergus.

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IN PICTURES: 2018 Larne Business Awards

The 2018 Larne Business Awards was THE date in the local business calendar.

Hosted by the Larne Times, the event was the perfect opportunity to showcase the wide variety of businesses in the Larne area and to celebrate their success.

Held in Ballygally Castle Hotel, the glittering awards ceremony was compered by Paul Clark of UTV.

Click on the image or link above to launch the gallery of images taken on the night.

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Jonathan Cooke, of the residents group, the Deputy Mayor of Mid &East Antrim, Cllr Cheryl Johnston, Stuart Hewitt, Creed Coffee owner, Shezell Horner, manager and Josh Hobson.,

Coffee shop customer persuades employer to donate defibrillator

Here’s something to ponder over your favourite brew: Early cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and a defibrillator shock are vital to a person’s chances of surviving a cardiac arrest.

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Reader competition

D-Max Yukon: Have you entered the competition?

There is still time to enter the Farming Life competition for the D-Max Yukon.
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The new Farming Life app

New Farming Life App goes live

The new online platform for Farming Life has just gone live.
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IN PICTURES: The best photos from Day 1 of the Balmoral Show

The sun shone for the first day of the Balmoral Show 2018 and the crowds flocked to view all the events

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The roof of the bus following the strike at North Road.

Rail bridge collisions ‘endangering commuters’ - Beggs

The Department for Infrastructure has been urged to review warning signage on Carrick’s North Road/St Brides Street railway bridge following two vehicle strikes inside a week.

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Corrina pictured with Lord Sugar and Susan Ma.

Corrina to spend the day with Lord Sugar

A businesswoman from Larne is set to celebrate her recent successes with Lord Sugar during a special event next week.

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Balmoral Show

Balmoral Show: Traffic and travel advice

Traffic and travel advice has been issued for the Balmoral Show 2018.
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Stay informed with the new Farming Life app

Stay informed with the new Farming Life app

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new online platform for Farming Life.

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A previous incident at the North Road bridge.

Normal service resumes after Carrick bridge ‘strike’

Translink is advising passengers train services on the Larne line are running normally following an earlier bridge strike in Carrickfergus.

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David Gillespie (left), general manager, LEDCOM and Andrew Brines, owner, Polysorb Group.

Innovative Larne firm rewarded with programme place

A Larne Harbour-based business has become the first in Ireland to progress to strand three of the Co-innovate Programme.

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Caeris Armour.

Business start up focus for new Ledcom executive

Ledcom Ltd has appointed a new Business and Enterprise executive.

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From left,  Kelli Bagchus, manager of Carrickfergus Enterprise, John Robbin of Craicntour and Julie Campbell of The Ballygally Apartments. Pic by Carrie Davenport.

New map plots route to hidden gems in The Glens

Glens of Antrim coastal businesses are set for a boost through a new map higlighting the route’s hidden gems.

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Inver Park

Larne FC’s move to purchase Inver Park accepted by council

A major transfer deal involving Mid and East Antrim Borough Council and Larne FC moved a step closer this week with club bosses netting the opportunity to enter formal contract talks to purchase Inver Park.

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Glenarm Castle gardeners Jordan McWhirter and James Wharry getting set for a blooming great season at Glenarm Castle.'www.glenarmcastle.com

New Glenarm Castle attraction will keep visitors sweet

A sweet new attraction has opened at Glenarm Castle just in time for the spring season - Northern Ireland’s first fudge factory.

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NI Railways to increase crackdown on anti-social behaviour

NI Railways will be increasing security on its services and at stations across the network in the run up to and over Easter 2018, it has emerged.
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At the launch of the anniversary celebrations is long service staff member Michael McKinty, Whitehead, with Translink Group CEO Chris Conway.

Golden anniversary tickets on steam trip to Whitehead

A commemorative stream train trip to Whitehead is part of celebrations to mark Translink’s 50th anniversary.

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Cream of local produce on show

Cream of local produce on show

A group of local food and drink producers represented the cream of Mid and East Antrim at the IFEX trade show in Belfast last week.

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