Summer Fete and Vintage Extravaganza on way to Loanends

Loanends Presbyterian Church is ready to host its ninth annual Vintage Extravaganza and Summer Fete on Saturday, June 2.

The Mossley Primary School pupils who took part in the  Ulster Primary Schools Mini Rugby Festival at the Kinspan Stadium with Ulster players John Andrew and Tommy Bowe also Ciara Dunne Marketing Executive with Maxol. Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye �

Mini Rugby Fest scores with Mossley pupils

Maxol’s Primary School recent Mini Rugby Festival scored big with primary school teams including a number in East Antrim

Pictured at the prizegiving after Saturday's Killinchy Club Trial at Carnmoney are - Paul McMinn, Stephen Murphy, Ken Dundee and Brian Stewart. 1989.

IN PICTURES: The Way We Were

Take a look back at the good old days at a few photographs from our archives.

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Ready for the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme?

Antrim & Newtownabbey Council is supporting the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) in its efforts to roll out a Regional Gigabit Voucher Scheme across the borough.

Oscar Wilde's star studded 'An Ideal Husband' to be broadcast live to Irish cinemas from London's Vaudeville Theatre on Tuesday, June 5, at 7.15pm.

‘An Ideal Husband’ to be found in cinemas on June 5

Oscar Wilde’s star-studded An Ideal Husband is set to be broadcast live to Northern Ireland cinemas from London’s Vaudeville Theatre on Tuesday, June 5, at 7.15pm.

Brian Livingstone film industry professional; Tony Devlin, Panavision; Joan Burney Keatings MBE, Chief Executive, Cinemagic with Cinemagic film trainees Amy Hinds from Newtownabbey and Felix Surplus from Larne.

Newtownabbey Cinemagic traineer works on film screened in the States

A young Newtownabbey woman was one of 24 Cinemagic film trainees given the opportunity to work alongside industry professionals to bring a new short story to life on the screen.

South Antrim Community Transport has benefitted from Asda Foundation support through its Green Token Giving scheme, receiving a �200 donation. L-R: Asda Larne Community Champion, Catherine McCallion, South Antrim Community Transport's Rosey Gilmore, and Asda Larne Manager, Darren Johnston. Providing transport for service users facing isolation and loneliness in rural areas, South Antrim Community Transport will use its donation to support days out over the summer months.

Shoppers boost for Antrim Groups

South Antrim Community Transport and East Antrim Blind & Visually Impaired Group are the latest local organisations to benefit from Asda Foundation support through its Green Token Giving scheme.

Winners of the Spirit of Health award, the Eating Disorder Team from CAMHS at Antrim Area Hospital collect their award from Aideen Duggan, from category sponsor Keenan Healthcare and Gaynor Faye. Also pictured are ambassadors from title sponsor Specsavers, Nicola and Alison Crimmins. The Eating Disorder Team was one of ten winners at the Sunday Life Spirit of Northern Ireland Awards with Specsavers. 'Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Antrim team wins health award

An Antrim based eating disorders team is celebrating winning a major award at the Spirit of Northern Ireland Awards.

Dr Tony Stevens Chief Executive Northern Health and Social Care Trust, Jim O'Hagan Chief Executive Libraries NI, Councillor Paul Hamill Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey Council, Elaine O'Doherty Public Health Agency, and Pat Smyth Health and Social Care Board pictured browsing the new collection of self-help health and wellness related books at Antrim Library during the launch of reading initiative, Read Yourself Well.

‘Read Yourself Well’ at the library

Antrim Library has hosted the launch of a new self-help reading initiative, ‘Read Yourself Well’.

The NI Knights Irish League Team pictured in its new Outsource Solutions sponsored jerseys'Back Row (L-R) Martin Mcgrath, Jason Kennedy, Josh Graham, Paul Reilly and Front Row (L-R) Cameron Campbell, George Wallace & Peadar Heffron

Antrim firm kits out ‘The Knights’ with new ‘armour’

Antrim-based managed IT and telecoms firm, Outsource Solutions, has agreed a sponsorship deal with wheelchair basketball club, The Knights.

Naomi Thompson from Cancer Focus NI presents pupils from Hillcroft Primary with the new iPad their school's entry won in the 'Snap the Cig' photo competition.'The aim of the competition was to encourage as many children as possible to take part in the campaign for a smokefree future. Entrants were asked to snap a photo on the themes of smokefree cars, smokefree grounds or stopping smoking.'Photograph by Declan Roughan

Hillcroft School wins ‘Snap the Cig’ prize

Hillcroft School in Newtownabbey has won a new iPad in a ‘Snap the Cig’ photo competition.

Mayor of Antrim, Councillor Paul Hamill launches the new Angling Guide at Straid Fishery with Ray McKeeman (Straid Fishery Manager), Harry McAteer (Secretary of Straid Fly Fishers) and Stevie Munn (Professional Fishing Guide).

Launch of ‘Get Hooked’ guide at Straid Fishery

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council have launched their new Angling Guide at Straid Fishery.

Brother and sister Oliver and Bernie Murphy receive their awards for long service from Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill at the Champion Ability Awards Ceremony at Titanic Belfast organised by Usel (Ulster Supported Employment Ltd). Congratulating them is Usel CEO Bill Atkinson.

Newtownabbey siblings awarded for almost 80 years of service

A visually impaired brother and sister have been recognised for almost 80 years of outstanding work for a company dedicated to helping people with disabilities.

Helping launch this year's Allianz Garden Show Ireland which is to be held at Antrim Castle Gardens are local primary pupils Katie and Jessica.

It’s Show time again at Castle Gardens

Taking place from May 4-6 at Antrim Castle Gardens, this year’s Allianz Garden Show Ireland will be returning bigger than ever.

Male Voice Choir anniversary concert

Male Voice Choir anniversary concert

Theatre at the Mill will the venue on April 27 for the 84th Anniversary Concert of Ballyclare Male Voice Choir at 7.45pm.

Whitehead Community Centre (image Google).

Leukaemia and Lymphoma NI fundraiser in Whitehead

The East Antrim branch of Leukaemia and Lymphoma NI will hold its annual antiques and craft fair on Saturday, May 5.

Staff from Co-Op Newtownabbey present a donation to Mallusk Harriers for junior development programme

Boost for youth athletics in Newtownabbey

Running club Mallusk Harriers has teamed up with the Co-Operative Newtownabbey in a new partnership to promote youth participation in athletics.

Tesco offering more surplus food to charities community groups in County Antrim.

Tesco offering more surplus food to community groups

Charities and community groups in Ballymena and the wider County Antrim are being invited to sign up to receive surplus food from their local Tesco store.

Carly is a lively and affectionate five-year-old Hound cross who is just one of the dogs waiting at Dogs Trust Ballymena on a forever home.

Trust offers advice in bid to rehome dogs

To mark this ‘National Pet Month’, Dogs Trust Ballymena are offering advice on responsible dog ownership in a bid to rehome canine residents.

Mallusk Enterprise Park is one of seven not-for-profit organisations shortlisted for grants of up to �35k and local people can support them by voting online at up until noon on April 20.Pictured here: Richard Donnan (right), Head of Ulster Bank in Northern Ireland, pictured with Skills & Opportunities Fund past recipients Trevor McMahon (MACS supporting Children and Young People) and Shauna Shivers and Ciara McLarnon (Cinemagic) is encouraging the public to support shortlisted local community groups.

Mallusk enterprise park in the running for Skills & Opportunities Fund grant

Mallusk Enterprise Park is one of seven not-for-profit organisations shortlisted for grants of up to £35k.

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