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Larne High rallies round to help past pupil
Students from Larne High School hand over a cheque for i 1 2400 to Alison Wilson from the MPS Society, Jacquie Seymour from Larne Skills Development and Gail Hughes, whose son Junathan suffers from MPS and is a former student of Larne High School.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Carrickfergus castle dig extended
An archaeological excavation at Ireland's best-preserved Anglo Norman castle has been extended after the discovery of a secret tunnel.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Cold Cold Ground Review
Sean Duffy is a young Catholic detective in the midst of the predominately Protestant Royal Ulster Constabulary where he is part of a team trying to stop a serial killer targeting gay men.
Dog owners 'reward' scheme considered
Carrickfergus Council has jjoined forces with Michael Clarke, whose son lost the sight of one eye after coming into contact and ingesting infective Toxocara eggs which are commonly found in animal faeces.
Paul Clark: Trooper Mark McKeen
"Furthermore, he was a sniper! How cool is that?" With those words the Commanding Officer of the Royal Dragoon Guards had everyone's attention.
Plaque honour sought for 'thorn' in Hitler's side
The remarkable story of how a Carrickfergus-born diplomat confronted the Nazis in Poland is soon to be told in his home town.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Belfast Urban Motorway (Wesley Johnston): economic, engineering,...
Imagine an elevated three-lane motorway encircling Belfast city centre. A mini-M25 taking through-traffic off the inner-city streets, serving all parts of the city equally? Imagine the noise and pollution from an above ground ring-road that would be jammed full beyond its intended capacity, severing communities with its concrete and tarmac monument ... (more)
Fri Feb 28, 2014
PUP putting up three candidates in Carrick
Progressive Unionist Party candidates, who will be standing for election in Carrickfergus: Jim McCaw, Jonathan Cooke and Gareth Cole .
'Salt of the Earth' pensioner sentenced for motorbike death
A 78-year-old driver who caused a collision resulting in the death of a young motorcyclist has been disqualified from driving until he "passes the appropriate driving test".
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Longer opening hours after post office upgrade
The DeCourcy Centre outlet is being changed to a new main style branch as part of a A 1.6 million Post Office investment in the province.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Ben picks the brains of top business people
Ben Thompson from Ulidia Integrated College, Carrickfergus and Macarley Fernandez Corbett from De La Salle meet Ruth Morrow of Tactility Factory at the GEN I 'Night of Ambition.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
New super council 'can lead the way', claims CEO
Mrs Donaghy spoke of her delight at being selected for the role and said: "The next few years will change the landscape of local government in Northern Ireland and I believe Mid and East Antrim can lead the way in fully grasping the opportunities to deliver on behalf of our citizens, ratepayers, councillors and Council officers.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Report rules out privatisation of Londonderry crime scenes
A new report by the CJI has ruled out the privatisation of Londonderry crime scenes but recommended a new centralised funding model for forensics here.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
'Undemocratic' system used in estimates, claim
A 1.33 per cent increase was agreed at a special meeting of the local government authority on Wednesday of last week.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Healthy turn-out as running craze continues in borough
The weekly Carrickfergus parkrun is remaining a popular event with 66 athletes having taken part in the most recent session.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Police issue 'bogus caller' alert after flat is ransacked
A flat in the O'Rorke's Row area of Carrickfergus was ransacked during a break-in on Wednesday of last week.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
First female president for Carrick RAFA
Ed McKnight, Royal British Legion, congratulates Claire Pauley, Carrickfergus RAFA branch president, on her election at the RAFA annual general meeting.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Dedicated youth volunteer nominated for top award
A "remarkable and inspiring" Carrickfergus College pupil is in the running for a prestigious all-Ireland award for youth volunteers.
A 32m investment welcomed
That's the view of East Antrim Ulster Unionist MLA Mr Roy Beggs, who has welcomed the A 32 million investment at Ryobi Aluminium Casting.
QUB health study to involve 282 from borough
Queen's University Belfast is planning to select 282 participants from the Carrickfergus area for Northern Ireland's largest ever public health research project.