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Ballyclare resident is RNIB’s new Director of N.I. and Isle of Man

A Newtownabbey resident has been appointed as the new Director of the Royal National Institute of Blind People for Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man.

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Pictured (L-R) are: Colette Baker, LV, Craig Chambers and Philip Martin, winners of the Health Care Support Worker Award and Janice Smyth, Director of the RCN in Northern Ireland.

Newtownabbey man wins health care accolade at Nursing Awards

A health care worker from Newtownabbey has been recognised for his ‘caring qualities’ at the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) NI Nurse of the Year Awards.

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Anne Birt-McCartney, Assistant Head of Department, Sciences and Services Industries and Richard McGowan, Richard McGowan, Project Manager, School of Excellence and Staff Wellness Centre, Galgorm Resort and Spa.

A new recipe for a new career at Galgorm Resort & Spa

Northern Regional College (NRC) and Galgorm Resort and Spa have teamed up to offer paid Apprenticeships in the hospitality industry.

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Kerrie Wilson of Duneane Primary School, Toomebridge receives the ENTHUSE Award for Excellence in STEM Teaching for Primary School teachers from Chris Little, MLA

Primary school teacher honoured at prestigious education awards

A teacher at Duneane Primary School has been honoured at a prestigious education awards event.

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Summer Madness Festival is coming to Glenarm. (submitted pic).

Summer Madness coming to Glenarm

Over 2000 young people, clergy and leaders will gather at the Glenarm Estate on June 29, for a long week-end of worship, music, sport, activities, seminars, drama and debate.

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Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Paul Michael presents the Calorie Wise Award to Catering Managers Karen McLaughlin (Holywell Hospital), Marcia Ormiston and Geraldine Ward (Antrim Area Hospital) and Violet Davidson (Whiteabbey Hospital). They are joined by Dr Michael McBride, Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Stephens, Chief Executive, Northern Health & Social Care Trust, Sharon Gilmore, Food Standards Agency and Kathryn Wilson, Environmental Health Officer with Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council.

Rewarded for being ‘Calorie Wise’

Environmental Health Teams from Antrim and Newtownabbey, Mid and East Antrim, Mid Ulster and Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Councils are celebrating being ‘Calorie Wise’.

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Dogs’ Day Out at Castle Gardens

Dogs’ Day Out at Castle Gardens

Crosskennan Lane Animal Sanctuary will be hosting their first ever Dogs Day out at Antrim Castle Gardens on Saturday, June 30, from 11am-4pm.

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All Ireland Wife Carrying Championships return to Dalriada Festival at Glenarm Castle on 14 and 15 July.'www.dalriadafestival.co.uk'Picture: Paul Faith

All-Ireland Wife Carrying Championships open for entries

The All Ireland Wife Carrying Championships are now open for entry for couples who think their relationship can stand the test.

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Don’t miss a trick - be scam aware in June

If you were unfortunate enough to fall victim to a scam would you know who to report it to?

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Staff  at Antrim Area Hospital which is the first to  welcome Breastfeeding photograph exhibition 'More Than Milk' on tour.

More than milk on tour at AAH

Antrim Area Hospital (AAH) is the first to welcome Breastfeeding photograph exhibition ‘More Than Milk’ on tour.

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Creative citizens knitting their way to Woollen Woods Grand Opening

Creative citizens knitting their way to Woollen Woods Grand Opening

The Woollen Wood returns to Whitehead this Saturday, June 16.

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Awards host Emma-Louise Johnston, Diabetes UK Northern Ireland National Director, Jillian Patchett, award winner Tom Rush and Click Energy Managing Director, Damian Wilson' �Press Eye/Darren Kidd

Inspirational Newtownabbey volunteer wins Diabetes UK award

A dedicated volunteer from Newtownabbey has won a Diabetes UK Inspire Award for his volunteering efforts.

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CAFRE tractor driving instructor Marty McAleer pictured during a recent tractor driving course with CAFRE Land Based Engineering students.

Tractor driving courses for teens at CAFRE

Many young members of farming families will be preparing to help out with tasks on the land over their school holidays.

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Cathy Chauhan, Product Development & Marketing Manager of Lough Neagh Fishermen's Co-operative Society, looks forward to presenting delicious natural produce at the Irish Game Fair at Shanes Castle, Antrim, on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 June when the Fair hosts the Northern Ireland heats of the prestigious Delicious Produce Awards.

Game on to find Delicious food champions

Local food heroes from across Northern Ireland are being challenged to step up to the plate by entering the national Delicious Produce Awards which annually honour the best in small-to-medium scale, artisan-produced food and drink.

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Eric is getting warmed up for the Dogs Trust Ballymena Family Fun Day.'Dogs and their human companions are being invited to attend the popular annual event being held this year on Saturday, June 9.

You’d be barking mad to miss Doggy Fun Day

Dogs and their human companions are being invited to Dogs Trust Ballymena’s Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 9.

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Jimmy Nesbitt.

Chance for pupils to win a day with Jimmy Nesbitt

A drama company is giving its pupils the opportunity to win a day on set with patron, actor Jimmy Nesbitt.

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There will be lots to entertain children at the Game Fair. (submitted pic).

Antrim set for Game Fair’s international tourism boost

It’s Game On for Antrim this month as the annual All Ireland Game Fair comes to Shane’s Castle at the end of June.

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The five-star Solis Lough Eske Castle Hotel and Spa.

Lough Eske Castle: A tranquil haven for rest and relaxation

I’ve been fortunate enough to have stayed in some of the top-rated hotels around Ireland and further afield, but the experience hasn’t always been what I’d hoped.

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