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Translink prepares for introduction of new £1 coin

The new 12-sided £1 coin is coming into circulation on March 28 - and Translink has been preparing the way by recalibrating cash handling equipment and up-skilling staff.
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Belfast International Airport.

Work postponed on main road to Belfast International Airport

Roadworks on a main road used to access Belfast International Airport will not be taking place this weekend.

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Mid and East Antrim Mayor, Councillor Audrey Wales MBE in the driving seat of the new Circuit Festival 2017 along with Council Chief Executive Anne Donaghy and Event Director Bobby Willis.

Rally round! Superb Circuit of Ireland Festival in Ballymena

The team behind the world famous Circuit of Ireland Rally is staging a totally new event this year, the Circuit Festival 2017, supported by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.

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Update: Lorry ‘went off road’ at Shane’s Hill

Update: Lorry ‘went off road’ at Shane’s Hill

Police and an ambulance were called to the scene of what seemed to be a serious road traffic accident near the summit of Shane’s Hill between Larne and Ballymena earlier this evening.

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Firefighter are at the scene

Woman rescued from car after RTC

Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) personnel used hydraulic cutting gear to release a 60-year-old woman from a car following a road traffic collision in Carnlough.

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Police urge caution following RTC

Police are currently responding to a road traffic collision on the Carnlough Road, which has resulted in an oil spill along the route.

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Campaign looks to improve safety for cyclists on the roads

Should drivers give way to cyclists when turning left?

Fresh calls have been made for changes to the Highway Code which could improve the safety for cyclists at road junctions.

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Expect delays as work on major water pipeline project begins

A £1.4 million water improvement scheme is set to begin this month in the Ballynure area and motorists have been advised to expect some delays.

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Winter driving warning after road traffic collisions in Larne area

Winter driving warning after road traffic collisions in Larne area

Larne Police have issued an appeal for motorists to be alert to winter driving challenges.

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More than 38,000 people have died in road traffic collisions in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland since records began.

38,787 people killed on roads north and south since records began

All those who have died in road traffic collisions will be remembered on the World Day of Remembrance on Sunday 20 November 2016.

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Woman admits guilt in roundabout accident in which her dog died

Woman admits guilt in roundabout accident in which her dog died

A woman’s pet dog died in the front seat of her Volkswagen Beetle car after she crashed on a mini-roundabout in Larne.

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New railway post - Ruth Harper (Submitted image)

Ruth steams into new career track

A Carrickfergus woman is steaming into a new role as general manager of the Railway Preservation Society of Ireland.

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70,000 tonnes of salt ready for local roads

More than 70,000 tonnes of salt is stockpiled and ready for deployment across the East Antrim area should bad weather make an impact this winter.

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Call for action after lorry driver ‘threw urine bottle on Larne road’

Call for action after lorry driver ‘threw urine bottle on Larne road’

A man who says he witnessed a lorry driver throwing a bottle of urine from his vehicle is calling for action to end the “disgusting” practise.

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Breaking news

Ballymena MOT centre evacuated due to fire

Ballymena MOT centre was evacuated today due to a small fire.

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The car seized by police in Carnlough, which an officer said was nearly 'lowered to the ground'. INLT-43-705-con

Police seize ‘death trap on wheels’ in Carnlough

Larne police have issued a warning to the public to check the condition of their vehicles after seizing a car described as a “death trap on wheels” in Carnlough last week.

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Stacey Chambers presenting cheque to Childrens Hospice Community Fundraising Officer Catherine OHara with members of the Carrick Car Cruise Team. Submitted image.

Hospice boosted thanks to funds from ‘Cruisers’

The Carrick Car Cruise team called recently at Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice to donate funds raised at their mid- August event.

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10-year ‘neglect’ of line was a ‘disgrace’

10-year ‘neglect’ of line was a ‘disgrace’

NEW passenger figures show that rail policy in East Antrim over a 10-year period was a “disgrace”, Assemblyman Roy Beggs Jnr has claimed.

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Ballycarry Halt is key to Larne rail survival

Ballycarry Halt is key to Larne rail survival

A PARK ‘n’ ride facility for commuters at Ballycarry could be key to securing the continuation of rail services between Larne and Whitehead, the Larne Line Passenger Group (LLPG) has urged.

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200,000 more tickets sold on the Larne Line

200,000 more tickets sold on the Larne Line

PASSENGER numbers increased by 200,000 on the once-threatened Larne Line in the past year, leading to a call for longer trains.

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