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Beacon lighting to mark 70th anniversary of VE Day

Special beacons will be lit at Carnmoney Hill and Antrim Castle Gardens on Friday, May 8 (9.30pm) to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day.

Evening of sacred music in Ballyclare

Father Eugene O’Hagan - one third of internationally acclaimed classical music group The Priests - will be the guest soloist at a special concert at Church of the Sacred Heart, Ballyclare on May 15.

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Daffodils; what to do next. . .

Many of us will have daffodils or other spring flowering bulbs in our garden or containers.

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Gnocchi with summer zest

Get into gnocchi!

Fashion show fundraiser in support of Children’s Hospice

Newtownabbey Children’s Hospice Support Group will be holding a Fashion Show and Social Night fundraiser at Ulster Transport Bowling Club, Jordanstown on Friday, May 8.

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Making the draw for the festival finale: Dame Mary Peters (president) and J Mac Pollock (chairman) of the Association of Ulster Drama Festivals. INNT 16-502CON

Festival brings plenty of drama

The final line-up has been confirmed for the 2015 Ulster Drama Festival, which is due to take place in Newtownabbey next month.

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It’s vegetable planting time

The days are getting longer, the soil is warming up and spring has arrived.

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Takeaway to make at home

Try making your own Chinese takeaway dish this weekend.

Leave the driving to the professionals at this year’s Irish Open

A local tour operator has launched a golf package for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open that is sure to be the equivalent of a ‘hole in one’ to Northern Ireland golf fans.

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Spring is forsythia time

It will not be hard to spot forsythia ‘golden bell’ in the gardens when you look around.

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    Monday 27 Apr

    Light sleet showers

    Temp

    High 9°c

    Low 1°c

    Wind

    From South west

    Speed 16 mph

    Tuesday 28 Apr

    Light sleet showers

    Temp

    High 9°c

    Low 2°c

    Wind

    From South west

    Speed 15 mph

    Wednesday 29 Apr

    Light showers

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    High 10°c

    Low 3°c

    Wind

    From South west

    Speed 11 mph

    Thursday 30 Apr

    Sunny spells

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    High 11°c

    Low 2°c

    Wind

    From North

    Speed 9 mph

    Friday 1 May

    Sunny spells

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    High 10°c

    Low 5°c

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    From East

    Speed 7 mph