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Staff Nursing Care Awards nominations

Ancillary workers in independent nursing and residential care homes in Northern Ireland are to be recognised in a new category that has been added to the 2018 Staff Nursing Care Awards.

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Karen Law from Newtownabbey who is going the extra mile on May 7 for Diabetes UK NI.

Newtownabbey nurse making marathon effort for Diabetes UK NI

A Newtownabbey woman recently diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes has decided to take on a special challenge for Diabetes UK Northern Ireland.

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New hearing loss group launches

New hearing loss group launches

A new support group for people living with hearing loss has been launched by the charity Hearing Link.

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Pictured at the Parkhall College annual formal are - Owen Gorman and Emma Hill. (pics McIlwaine Media)

Formal time for Parkhall College

Students of Parkhall Integrated College, Antrim, recently enjoyed their annual school Formal.

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Mayor, Councillor Paul Hamill cuts the sod at Antrim Lough Shore Park to mark the commencement of work on the new play park

New Play Park at Antrim Lough Shore

Exciting plans are underway to develop a nautical themed play park, including a wheelchair accessible boat, at Antrim Lough Shore Park.

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A little piece of heaven in the Walled City

Nestled on a quiet street in the Maiden City is a recognised treasure - and a little piece of heaven.

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Zara Lyttle, Volic with winner Tyler Baxter and Simon Magill, Creative Director at the MAC. (Submitted Pic.)

Newtownabbey pupil creates ‘Masterpiece for the MAC’

A nine-year-old Newtownabbey boy has won the chance to have his ‘Street Dance’ masterpiece displayed in the MAC.

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Belfast International Airport Managing Director, Graham Keddie, and North Belfast MP, Nigel Dodds, announce a Job Fair on February 22, from, 4-7pm. Over 125 jobs at the airport are to be filled.

Over 125 jobs on offer at major Jobs Fair

Eight companies have more than 125 new jobs on offer at a major Job Fair in the Valley Leisure Centre on Thursday, February 22 from 4-7pm.

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Doreen Muskett MBE, President of the Northern Ireland Amenity Council, joins Michelle Hatfield, Director of HR and Corporate Responsibility at title sponsor George Best Belfast City Airport, to launch the search for the 'Best Kept' places across the country.

Best Kept Awards launched for 2018

The 2018 Northern Ireland Best Kept Awards are officially open, as the Northern Ireland Amenity Council and title sponsor George Best Belfast City Airport launched the search for the ‘Best Kept’ places in the Ballymena area and across the country.

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Some of the Northern Regional College apprentices who participating in the SkillbuildNI intercampus competition at the College's Newtownabbey campus, from left to right, David Cooper, CITB NI chairman, Andrew McSorley, Newtownabbey (2nd place), Derek McMullan (1st place), Farm Lodge, Brandon Grant (3rd place), Farm Lodge and Matt Murray Head of Engineering and Built Environment at the College.

NRC apprentices compete in Skillbuild NI Heats

Northern Regional College construction apprentices from all campuses pitted their skills against their peers in the annual intercampus competition hosted by the College in partnership with SkillbuildNI at the Newtownabbey site.

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Vicky McFarland, an award-winning writer and storyteller, is launching Tale Time this month

Larne writer launches collection of children’s audio stories online

A Larne mum is launching an on-line creative business with children in mind.

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Mascots from Sol Katmandu Park & Resort in Majorca met pupils from Seaview Primary School in Glenarm to tell them about The Ultimate School Trip  a nationwide schools competition which gives children across the UK a chance to win the trip of a lifetime to the award-winning Spanish resort with their classmates and teachers.

Yetis spotted at Seaview P.S.

A pair of yetis have been spotted roaming the hallways of a primary school in Glenarm.

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The Time Machine.' Ben Guest Photographer; Dyad Productions

Timely performance at Old Courthouse

The Old Courthouse in Antrim will be the venue for a performance of ‘The Time Machine’ on February 8 at 7.30pm.

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Free workshop on DCD/Dyspraxia

Free workshop on DCD/Dyspraxia

Do you have a child or work with a child who has Developmental co-ordination Disorder (DCD)/ Dyspraxia?

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6 spots to dine in this Valentine’s Day across Northern Ireland

6 spots to dine in this Valentine’s Day across Northern Ireland

Valentine’s Day is upon us and couples across Northern Ireland have begun their annual search for the perfect way to spend February 14.

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Baroness May Blood (l) of the Integrated Education Fund, Shadow Secretary of State Owen Smith MP (Centre) and principal Patricia Murtagh (r) with members of the Hazelwood Integrated Primary School choir who greeted the VIP visitors last Friday.'Pic Credit �Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Owen Smith sees integration in action at Hazelwood IPS

The community at Hazelwood Integrated Primary School was delighted to welcome a special guest recently when the Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Owen Smith MP, visited the school.

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Glengormley High School students cooking up a storm for their Open Night visitors

Glengormley High School Open Night a great success

Glengormley High were delighted to host Primary Six and Seven pupils and their parents for the annual school Open Night on Thursday, January 26. The school was overwhelmed by the huge turnout of pupils and their parents as they showcased the fantastic learning going on in the school and the wide ranging opportunities for academic achievement and personal development.

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Alan Beattie recently retired teacher and Charity co coordinator (Ballyclare Secondary) was presented with a plaque for his many years of support to the charity.

Action MS thanks inspiring schoolchildren

Pupils from East Antrim were among hundreds of schoolchildren from across the province who were presented with awards by Action MS at a special Thank You Luncheon.

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The glorious Ballygally Castle Hotel

Are you Northern Ireland’s most romantic couple?

In honour of Valentine’s Day, we have teamed up with Hastings Hotels to find Northern Ireland’s most romantic couple and the chance for them to win an overnight stay in the beautiful Ballgally Castle Hotel, Co Antrim.

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