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VIDEO: Motorist ignores red light and narrowly avoids head on collision with van

People in Northern Ireland have reacted angrily to a video that shows a motorist ignoring a red light and narrowly avoiding a head on collision with a van.
Transport
Pictured with Chief Fire & Rescue Officer, Gary Thompson are, from left, firefighter Paul Henderson, firefighter Gary Brennan and Watch Commander, Tommy Torbitt.

Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue award for Larne Station

Larne Station has enjoyed success at the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service Employee Awards.

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Passenger 5,243,039 Glenda Garrett from Larne wins Tickets to Fly to mark Belfast International Airport record.

Glenda’s flight of fancy as record-breaking passenger

Larne woman Glenda Garrett has won tickets to fly to any of the 76 destinations served by Belfast International Airport.

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Wilson Holden.

Tributes paid to outstanding ambassador for ploughing in Northern Ireland

Members of the Northern Ireland Ploughing Association provided a guard of honour at the funeral of their chairman Wilson Holden in Larne.

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rain

Heavy rain to batter Northern Ireland tomorrow

Heavy and persistant rain is to batter Northern Ireland tomorrow, according to the Met Office.
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Jonathan Rea MBE. Pic by PressEye / Philip Magowan.

Jonathan Rea: Motorcycling ace receives MBE from Prince William

Motorcycling world champion Jonathan Rea has received his MBE at Buckingham Palace.

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The Salvation Army and Society of St Vincent de Paul have teamed up for their joint Family Appeal.

Making Christmas brighter for families

One of Northern Ireland’s largest and longest running Christmas present appeals is underway in Mid and East Antrim Council area.

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Have your say on equality action plans

Have your say on equality action plans

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is encouraging citizens to have their say on the area’s draft Equality and Disability Action Plans.

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Antrim Coast Lions and trainer.

Making Mid and East Antrim a 'dementia friendly' borough

A campaign to make Mid and East Antrim a dementia-friendly borough has received “incredible” support from local businesses and residents.

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Scottish comedian Kevin Bridges

Kevin Bridges is coming back to Belfast - here’s how you can get your hands on tickets

Comedy fans in Northern Ireland are in for a treat after Kevin Bridges announced he will be returning to the city next year.

Lifestyle
Catherine OHara, NICH regional fundraiser; Roma Brown, Larne Support Group; Alison McClean, events and marketing manager, Forever Living, John Madden, principal, Roddensvale Special School.  INCT 47-730-CON

Countdown to Larne's Big Jingle Parade

A festive charity campaign that features Larne as its flagship town has received the backing of one of Northern Ireland’s most famous faces.
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The alleged attack happened at the Royal Oak Bar in Carrickfergus

Carrickfergus men to stand trial for pub attack linked to loyalist feud

Three Carrickfergus men are to stand trial over a suspected loyalist feud attack on a pub bouncer in the town, a judge has ordered.

Crime
Confidence grows in east Antrim as house prices rise

Confidence grows in east Antrim as house prices rise

A healthy performance by the province’s housing market in the third quarter of 2017 saw prices increasing by 5.8% on average, according to latest figures.

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Mayor Councillor Paul Reid.

Mayor pays tribute to Queen and Prince Philip on 70th wedding anniversary

The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim has extended his congratulations to the Queen and Prince Philip on their platinum wedding anniversary.

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Azara Smyth and Alfie Keith are now proud Consumer Scouts.

First Consumer Scout badges awarded to east Antrim group

Islandmagee Scout group is championing a new consumer programme to ensure younger shoppers are aware of their rights when they purchase online or on the high street.

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Larne Royal British Legion.

Man pleads guilty to stealing from Royal British Legion

A man has been sentenced following a number of thefts from the Royal British Legion in Larne.

Crime
Pictured at the announcement of the partnership at NSPCC's Head Office in Belfast is Conor Boyle, Regional Director of Lidl Northern Ireland and Catherine Nuttall, Head of Fundraising at NSPCC Northern Ireland

Lidl Northern Ireland and NSPCC announce new £250,000 partnership

Lidl Northern Ireland has announced a new, two year charity partnership with The NSPCC Northern Ireland.

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Blackhead Path.

£1.3m fix for rock fall plagued Blackhead Path

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has earmarked £1.3 million for work to get underway on reopening Blackhead Path near Whitehead.

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Left to right: Declan Cunningham of Moy Park, David Small from the NI Environment Agency, Elaine Smith of Waste Operations at MEABC and Chris Conway, CEO of Translink and chair of BITC Environment Leadership Team.

‘Passion to protect our environment’ earns platinum

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s commitment to sustainability has been reinforced with a top rating for environment management.

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How many parking fines were issued where you live?

IN FULL: Parking fines issued in Northern Ireland

The Department for Infrastructure has published statistics on the total number of Penalty Charge Notices (parking fines) issued in Northern Ireland from January to September 2017.

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