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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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M2 reopens after lane closure

Lanes one and two of the M2 (Northbound) between York Street and Fortwilliam are open again following an RTC in the early hours of this morning.

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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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Church Road closed following RTC

Diversions are currently in place after a road traffic collision on the Church Road.

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Translink

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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Motorists to expect traffic disruption

Motorists to expect traffic disruption

Police are advising motorists of possible traffic disruption in Carrickfergus today.

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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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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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East Antrim MLA Roy Beggs. INCT 17-704-CON

20mph speed limit on trial at Model Primary

Traffic speed is to be limited to 20 mph on a section of one of Carrick’s busiest roads in a trial reduction outside Model Primary School.

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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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Gritter

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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Roy Beggs MLA (file photo) INLT 03-680-CON

Beggs presses case for resurfacing works on North Road

East Antrim MLA Roy Beggs has contacted the Minister for Infrastructure to press the case for resurfacing at North Road following recent utility work.

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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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