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‘Treasures’ sought from Co. Antrim

Public history project ‘National Treasures’ is calling County Antrim people to submit their treasured objects to help tell the story of Irish life over the past 100 years.

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Pictured ahead of the Suppliers Day are (l-r):  Lewis Murray, Senior Category Manager at NI Water; Ronan Larkin, NI Waters Director of Finance and Regulation; and Kevin Denvir of Heyn Engineering LtdPicture: Michael Cooper

NI Water holding annual Suppliers’ Day on November 2

Businesses seeking new opportunities are being invited to join Northern Ireland Water at their latest ‘Suppliers’ Day, which is being held in Antrim on November 2.

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Talented young designer  Matthew McLaughlin (17) who has qualified for the finals of the prestigious WorldSkills competition in Graphic Design. He is pictured with NRC lecturer Laura Dixon.

Talented Glengormley student Matthew has designs on winning

A talented young designer from Glengormley has qualified for the finals of the prestigious WorldSkills competition in Graphic Design.

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‘Get Online Week’ at local libraries

‘Get Online Week’ at local libraries

Get Online Week is back at libraries from October 2-8.

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Ryan Bell (left) of Abbey Community College pictured at Camp Chen-a- Wanda residential summer camp in the USA.

Ryan reflects on ‘life changing’ counsellor role

A Newtownabbey student has described the opportunity to be a summer camp counsellor in the USA as “life changing”.

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Killead Ploughing Match

Killead Ploughing Match

Killead Ploughing Society is set to host its annual match on Saturday, October 7.

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Free local training for Informal Caregivers

People in Larne, Carrick and Newtownabbey who are caring for someone with dementia are being offered the chance to learn more about the condition and how it affects the individual in a series of courses being run locally between now and December by Alzheimer’s Society.

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Michael Guerin (left), from MediCare Pharmacy Group, puts mens health under the microscope with Gerry McElwee, from Cancer Focus NI. MediCare is supporting the charitys Mens Health Conference on September 27

Men’s Health under the microscope at conference

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland is holding its annual Men’s Health Conference at Dunsilly Hotel, Antrim, on September 27 on the theme Foundations for Health.

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The 20 cheapest destinations for a long-haul holiday (once you get there)

Tokyo has been named the best value destination for travel-lovers looking for a far-flung destination that won’t break the bank once they’re there.

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Marie Roulston, Executive Director of Social Work for the Northern Trust

Awards will recognise top social workers

Do you know a social worker who you feel should be recognised and rewarded for their efforts in the field?

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Your school has the chance to win �1,000 for their breakfast club. Pic credit : Jonathan Pow/jp@jonathanpow.com (REF: POW

Breakfast clubs can get funds boost

Schools in East Antrim have the chance to win £1,000 for their pre-school club by entering the annual Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Awards.

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This 1 coin is the rarest in circulation according to Change Checker. (Photo: Johnston Press)

REVEALED: The rarest £1 coin you must NOT cash in

The value of the rarest £1 coin in circulation is set to soar when it is taken out of circulation next month.
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The Antrim Art Club new term has just got underway this week in Parkhall Integrated College Artrooms 12 Steeple Rd Antrim and  new artists are welcome.

Antrim Art Club ready to start new season

The Antrim Art Club new term begins on Monday, September 25, at 7.30pm in Parkhall Integrated College Artroom, Steeple Road Antrim, and would welcome new artists.

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Mayor, Councillor Paul Hamill and Jennifer McWilliams (Antrim Enterprise Agency), launch the Nurture Programme.

Offer of ‘nuture’ for business start-ups

Antrim & Newtownabbey Council aims to ‘nurture’ business start-up rate in the borough with a new programme of support

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Petite Miss Northern Ireland Aaliyah Wilson (7) from Carrickfergus.

Carrick girl (7) in running to be crowned Cutest Kid Miss UK

A Carrickfergus girl is in the running to be crowned ‘Cutest Kid Miss UK’ after winning the Petite Miss Northern Ireland title.

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Northern Regional College cookery course has the recipe for student success

Northern Regional College cookery course has the recipe for student success

Northern Regional College is calling all aspiring chefs and cooks to enrol in its Professional Cookery course.

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The four artists (pictured from left) Steve Diamond, Joanne Campbell, Karen Shaw and Michael Sparkes who are preparing to put on a Quadart Exhibition at the Civic Centre in Carrickfergus.

Artistic quartet ready to put ‘Quadart’ on display at Carrick Civic Centre

The four artists (pictured from left) Steve Diamond, Joanne Campbell, Karen Shaw and Michael Sparkes who are preparing to put on a ‘Quadart Exhibition’ at the Civic Centre in Carrickfergus.

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Claire Lowry, Business lecturer, Northern Regional College who teaches on the IAB Computerised Bookkeeping courses at the College's Newtownabbey and Ballymena campuses.

NRC set to get ‘gold star’ for book-keeping

Northern Regional College is to get a Gold Centre Award from the International Association of Book-keepers (IAB) in recognition for its work in training computerised bookkeepers.

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Bags of jobs information at two-day Abbey Centre event

Bags of jobs information at two-day Abbey Centre event

The Department for Communities Jobs and Benefits office Newtownabbey, in partnership with the Abbey Centre and surrounding businesses, is hosting information days at the Abbey Centre on Thursday and Friday, September 21 and 22. from 10am to 4pm.

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