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Ulster Farmers’ Union wants to hear your stories and memories

The Ulster Farmers’ Union is calling on farmers and their families members, young and old, to share their stories and memories about the UFU and farming over the past 100 years as it gears up to mark its centenary year in 2018.

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Ubblahkan are set to perform at Sunflowerfest.

Acclaimed Newtownabbey act confirmed for Sunflower Fest

An internationally acclaimed DJ and production duo from Newtownabbey whose music has taken them to gigs around the globe from London and New York to Ibiza and Dubai have been announced as part of the full line-up for Sunflowerfest.

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Communities urged to apply for funding support for ‘shed spaces’

Communities urged to apply for funding support for ‘shed spaces’

Community groups in Larne and the wider East Antrim area are being encouraged to apply for a share of the Sheds Grant Fund as it opens again for applications to help support the set-up of community Shed spaces.

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Lolabelle from Dogs Trust Ballymena has been at the Rehoming Centre for more than a year and remains overlooked by potential dog owners.

New campaign to find forever homes for dogs

Dog welfare charity, Dogs Trust, has launched a new rehoming campaign to raise awareness of the plight of the thousands of unwanted dogs here and across the UK.

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Chance for a local school to win �750 and �1,000 for the winning pupil

Film contest open to local schools

Local schoolchildren have the chance to win £1,000 by designing a short film over the summer on the subject of reducing child abuse and neglect.

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TV personality, Clare McCollum and U105 Presenter, Frank Mitchell, join SuperValu Customer Manager, Geoff Johnston (centre), to remind people that time is running out to nominate your SuperValu SuperStars. People across Northern Ireland are being called on to nominate their local heroes, as part of a major new campaign to uncover our most inspirational individuals. Finalists will attend a prestigious ceremony in Parliament Buildings on November 22nd, hosted by radio and TV personalities Frank Mitchell and Claire McCollum and will each receive SuperValu vouchers. The overall SuperValu SuperStar will walk away with a five-star family holiday.. Entries close on 19th August 2017. 
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The search is on to find County Antrim Superstars

The people of County Antrim have been nominating who their local SuperStars are and as the deadline of August 19 is fast approaching, SuperValu is reminding residents in East Antrim to get their nominations in.

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Rose Week is in bloom at Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park

The world renowned Rose Week at Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park in Belfast began in earnest on Monday.

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Pictured are Fred Duncan, Chairman of Antrim Agricultural Society, Jason Webster, Randox Health Sales Manage; and James Clements, President of Antrim Agricultural Society.

‘Take a stroll through country life’ as Shane’s Castle showtime looms

Randox Antrim Show takes splace on Saturday (July 22), at Shane’s Castle Estate.

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Diane Marks was a runner-up in the Dedicated to Superior Quality category. (Submitted Picture).

Newtownabbey volunteers celebrated at Guide Dog Awards

The amazing efforts of Guide Dogs NI volunteers in Newtownabbey and the wider East Antrim area have been recognised at a special awards ceremony in Belfast hosted by the society.

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The Food Awards Northern Ireland 2017

IN FULL: Winners of The Food Awards Northern Ireland 2017

The winners of the 2017 Food Awards Northern Ireland have been revealed.
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Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

The secret to a long life might be three cups of coffee as a landmark study reveals it reduces the risk of death from all disease.

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The Blue Stack Mountain Boys will be among the performers at this years Cairncastle Ulster Scots Festival.

Cairncastle Ulster Scots Festival ready to hit a musical high note

International bands playing a mixture of Irish, Scottish, Country and Bluegrass music will be among the noteworthy line-up of performance talent at the 2017 Cairncastle Ulster Scots Bluegrass & Folk cross community Festival.

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Pupils are province’s kit car champs

Pupils are province’s kit car champs

Primary Seven pupils from Ballyclare Primary School have proved they’re in pole position when it comes to kit car manufacture.

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Goalball Roadshow at Antrim Forum on Saturday

Goalball Roadshow at Antrim Forum on Saturday

The Goalball Roadshow comes to Antrim Forum on Saturday offering a free active opportunity for people with sight loss.

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Pictured are Fred Duncan, Chairman of Antrim Agricultural Society, Jason Webster, Randox Health Sales Manage; and James Clements, President of Antrim Agricultural Society.

Randox Antrim Show offers a stroll through country life

Randox Antrim Show is set to take place this year on Saturday, July 22, in the beautiful setting of the Shane’s Castle Estate, Antrim.

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More than 50 supermarket colleagues from Glengormley got Pretty Muddy recently to do their bit for Cancer Research UK. Fifty-two women from Tescos Northcott Extra in Glengormley took part in a sponsored 5k muddy obstacle course, raising �2500k in support of the charity.

Tesco colleagues’ Pretty Muddy fundraiser

A squad of more than 50 supermarket colleagues from Glengormley got Pretty Muddy recently to do their bit for Cancer Research UK.

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Summer Hearing Aid Maintenance Support Session

Summer Hearing Aid Maintenance Support Session

Action on Hearing Loss in partnership with the Northern Trust monthly Newtownabbey support sessions will continue to run throughout the summer months.

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Participants in the Roots of Empathy programme at Acorn Integrated Primary pictured at the celebration and thank-you event held by Northern Trust.

Pupils learn empathy lessons

Pupils from a number of schools in East Antrim have have taken part in a programme shown to reduce levels of aggression amongst schoolchildren.

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Parent warning: Snapchat’s ‘Stalk your friends’ feature - and how to stop it

Social media users are being warned about a new Snapchat feature which is causing concern among parents.
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Nintendo Classic Mini SNES. Photograph: Nintendo

Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES pre-orders sell out

If you’ve not already pre-ordered the long awaited Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES, then the chances are you’re going to have to get in line after distributors sold out of pre-orders this morning.

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