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Saturday | Fermanagh Today

Man seeks medical treatment after vehicle destroyed in Carrickfergus petrol bomb attack

Owner Hugh Neeson at his 4x4 vehicle that was destroyed in a petrol bomb attack at Elizabeth Avenue in Carrickfergus.

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Saturday | Newtownabbey Today

Will donations raise A 1,325 for NI Hospice

Staff at J W McNinch and Son, Ballyclare hand over a cheque for i 1 21,325 to Sharon Gorman of the Northern Ireland Hospice.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Carrickfergus Today

'Local identity very important' - Donaghy

Mrs Donaghy, who met with Carrickfergus councillors on Monday of last week, had travelled to neighbouring Larne Council seven days earlier to give a presentation to the public services committee.

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Carrickfergus Today

A 35k funding to aid Greenisland regeneration

It follows a Department of Social Development announcement of up to A 35,000 of financial assistance in preparation of a Regeneration Development Framework for Greenisland.

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Carrickfergus Today

Food bank aims to offer support to people in crisis

Jill McIlreavy, Henry McCrory, Gwen Smyth, Alex Moore and Joanna Lesslie at the Trussell Trust Carrickfergus Foodbank in the Jordan Victory Church.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Carrickfergus Today

Businesses affected after trouble flares in Woodburn area

Members of the Tactical Support Group were visible in case there was a repeat of the violence.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Carrickfergus Today

'Robust response' sought to fly-tipping

A call has been made for a "robust effort" to catch those responsible for fly-tipping in rural areas of Carrickfergus Borough.

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Carrickfergus Today

Investigation after vandals attack Greenisland home

At around 9.45pm, it was reported that windows at a property in Knocksallagh Park had been smashed and a car damaged.

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Carrickfergus Today

Cool finish for Carrick walkers

Walk participants waiting for the Mayor, Alderman Billy Ashe and Roberta Wilson, director of Mauds NI, to cut the ribbon to signal the off.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Carrickfergus Today

Removing 'stigma' over mental health

Organised by suicide-prevention charity PIPS Larne, the event was designed to provide practical support and share the message that help is available.

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Ballymoney Today

Ballymoney to be part of parking pilot

Ballymoney is to benefit from the extension of a Christmas parking scheme which introduced lower parking rates in 25 towns.

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Newtownabbey Today

Lottery funding boost for community organisations

Charities and community groups in the Newtownabbey area have been awarded funding from the Big Lottery Fund's Awards for All programme.

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Fermanagh Today

Province in festival mood for Giro d'Italia

With less than a month before the Giro d'Italia hits Northern Ireland, details of a raft of festival events connected to it have been announced - plus some of the disruption which the event will bring.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Ballymena Today

Agewell project seeks to help older people

Members of the Mid & East Antrim Agewell Partnership and Good Morning Ballymena outside their new offices in Queen Street.

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Carrickfergus Today

Additional A 0.25m for local peace projects

Newtownabbey Borough Council, lead authority in the CAN PEACE III Partnership, has received confirmation that Phase II of the programme has been extended.

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Carrickfergus Today

Community groups in A 19k grants windfall

Two Carrickfergus groups have received a timely cash boost as part of a province-wide grants roll-out from the Big Lottery Fund.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Newtownabbey Today

Fold's services for older people worthy of award

Fold Housing Association celebrate their success after an innovative housing support service that has transformed the lives of almost 150 older people in Northern Ireland has been recognised with two major honours from the Chartered Institute of Housing.

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Carrickfergus Today

'Little Ships' relay to dock in Carrick

A relay of ships marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings will make a stop at Carrickfergus Marina next month.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Independent.ie

Keepers of the light

Strong, silent and reassuring - the very notion of a lighthouse conjures up images of solidity and safety.

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Fermanagh Today

Appeal for calm after tense night in Carrickfergus

There were calls for calm on Friday night amid growing fears over the activities of a rogue branch of the UDA.

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