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Train conductor who gave passenger ‘memorable day’ praised after Facebook post goes viral

A local train conductor has been branded a hero after letting a young man, who is passionate about trains, shadow him during a rail journey this week.

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A traffic jam

Police appeal for Road Safety over Easter

Police are this Easter urging road users to take extra care on the roads.

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The vessel which visited Larne last week

Douglas-based Catamaran ‘on berthing trials’ at Larne Harbour

Larne Harbour paid host to the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company catamaran Manannan last Thursday.

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Ballyrobin Road. Pic by Google.

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Main road to Belfast International Airport to be closed

The main road to Belfast International Airport will be closed over three days next week.

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Vandals ‘could have de-railed train’ - PSNI

Vandals ‘could have de-railed train’ - PSNI

The thoughtless activities of vandals in Carrickfergus could potentially have de-railed a train, according to police.

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David McGuckin from Ballymena Rider Training and co-organiser,  Gary Olphert. (Contributed picture)

Bikers ready to roll for Easter Egg Run

Bikers from all over Co. Antrim and further afield will be revved up and ready to roll for what has become the ‘first run’ event of the year.

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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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Woman rescued from car after RTC

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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