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Best Kept Garden competition launched

Do you love your garden? Or perhaps you know someone who works tirelessly to keep their garden looking beautiful.

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Michael Jeffers (28), has been appointed as a full-time trainee Gas Service Engineer with Phoenix Energy Services, having successfully completed a gas engineering apprenticeship with the company.  Pictured handing over keys to his new vehicle is Paul McKee (R), General Manager, and Duncan Whelan (L), Operations Manager.

Young apprentice rises to the top of Gas Engineering Scheme

A young apprentice from East Antrim has been appointed as a full-time trainee Gas Service Engineer with Phoenix Energy Services, having successfully completed a gas engineering apprenticeship with the company.

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UFU launch ‘Eating Healthy Local Food’ competition for schools

Nursery, primary and special schools in Larne and the wider borough are being challenged to put their creative skills to the test in a competition on the theme ‘Eating Healthy Local Food’.

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Glenoe, County Antrim

Picture Special: Nineteenth century Ireland has been revealed in a series of photochrom postcards

The spectacular images show still familiar sites and locations

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More Readers Park homes released due to high demand

More Readers Park homes released due to high demand

Following the unprecedented success of the opening phase of new homes at Readers Park in Ballyclare last spring, Neptune Group has announced the release of an additional 21 homes in its popular Rashee Road development.

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Seamus Heaney.

Genealogy: The county that gave us Seamus Heaney and Danny Boy

This is the third instalment of our quick tour round the counties to remind us of the pleasure that versifiers give us.

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Advice: You still have employment rights, even without a written contract

Advice: You still have employment rights, even without a written contract

Q. I have been employed for two years, but I have never received a contract of employment, I keep asking my employer for this but they are not giving it to me. What are my rights?

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Year Eight students ‘hit the floor sleeping’ for Ethiopian street kids

More than 180 Year 8 pupils at Ballyclare Secondary school literally took fundraising to floor level recently when they went without their beds for one night in aid of Hope365 which works to provide beds for street kids in Ethiopia.

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Anna Keenan who together with her dad Paul (pictured) and brother-in-law David will be taking part in the Gran Fondo in aid of the Simon Community.

Family trio on track to take part in Gran Fondo to help the homeless

Three members of a Newtownabbey family are on track to take part in the third edition of the Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia when it comes to Northern Ireland on Sunday, June 4.

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Forest Schools scheme branching out across East Antrim area

Forest Schools scheme branching out across East Antrim area

Teachers and pupils from Ballyclare PS and Tir na Nog Primary are the latest in a growing number of local schools taking part in the Forest Schools programme.

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Video: National Trust open event at Carrick-a-Rede

The Fisherman’s cottage restoration at Carrick-a-Rede helps  cast a net into the past for the future

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Ten things to look out for this weekend.

10 things to look out for this weekend

Whether it’s Elvis or horse racing, there’s plenty to see and do this weekend.

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Cairncastle Presbyterian GB on parade in Larne. 1989.

In Pictures: The Way We Were

Here are a few more photos from the Times’ archive to get you all talking.

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This photo of Londonderry was captured by photographer, Lee McKinney.

10 photos of Northern Ireland we know you will love

Spring has truly sprung.

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East Antrim input sought for this year's Runway Run.

East Antrim input sought for charity run

Businesses in East Antrim are being urged to enter the popular Grant Thornton Runway Run as it returns for a third year, with a record number of entries from the local business community expected for the 2017 event.

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David Hill.

Money Matters: Unscrupulous scammers target local investors

It seems like almost every week I hear of people who have been contacted by fraudsters trying to sell unregulated investments.

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Advice: How does Welfare Reform impact on me and my family?

Advice: How does Welfare Reform impact on me and my family?

We have been receiving a lot of enquiries about Welfare Reform and how this will affect people. I have summarised a few of the changes that have taken place since January this year.

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Crossing is an exhilirating experience.

Walks: Bridge the gap, bask in scenery at Carrick-A-Rede

Our weekly ramble with Walks NI this week takes us to one of Northern ireland’s most famous beauty spots.

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Red Sails In the Sunset by Jimmy Kennedy was a best seller worldwide.

Ulster’s cultural heritage in lament, praise and prose

This is the second instalment of our quick tour round the counties to remind us of the pleasure that versifiers give us.

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Jennifer Campbell (manager) and Carolyn Rodgers of Larne Branch Halifax Property Services, 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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