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Witnesses sought after bins set on fire

Police are appealing for information after a number of bins were set on fire in Carrickfergus today.

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Butler's Barber Shop at Market Place was damaged in the early morning arson attack.

Arson attack: ‘Someone could have been killed’

A Carrickfergus business owner whose premises was damaged in an arson attack in the early hours of Monday morning has said it’s lucky no-one was killed in the incident.

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Firefighters are at the scene

Blaze on cliff around massive war memorial ‘probably deliberate’

Firefighters are currently at the scene of a gorse fire on land surrounding Knockagh Monument, a war memorial towering over the Greenisland area of south-east Antrim.

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The scene of a fire which took place after a wheelie bin was set alight and placed against the shutters of a business and residential premises in the Market Place area of Carrickfergus.''Picture: Philip Magowan / PressEye

Residents evacuated after suspected gas leak during Carrick fire attack

Two people had to be evacuated from flats above a shop after a deliberate fire in Carrickfergus this morning (Monday).

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Hunt for gang responsible for spate of burglaries across Northern Ireland

Hunt for gang responsible for spate of burglaries across Northern Ireland

Police are hunting a criminal gang thought to be behind a series of burglaries at shops and filling stations right across Northern Ireland.

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Police probe theft from vehicle

Police probe theft from vehicle

Police are appealing for information following a theft from a vehicle in Carrickfergus this morning.

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Arrests in connection with north Antrim drugs offences

Five people have been arrested on suspicion of drugs offences in the north Antrim area following a number of planned searches.

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The operation was conducted in Carrickfergus, Greenisland and Whiteabbey.

Joint operation sees 20 vehicles clamped

Police and officers from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency clamped 20 vehicles during an operation in the region today.

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VIDEO: Man and woman treated for shock after petrol bomb attack on house and car

Two people were treated for smoke inhalation following an arson attack in Larne this morning (Thursday).

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Hundreds of young people ran rampage in Carrickfergus

Hundreds of young people ran rampage in Carrickfergus

Police have made a fresh appeal for parental support to prevent anti-social behaviour in East Antrim.

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Carrick and Larne skimming devices warning

Carrick and Larne skimming devices warning

Police are asking the public in Larne and Carrick to be vigilant after reports of skimming devices being found on ATM machines in these areas.

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PACEMAKER BELFAST  13/03/2017'Geordie Gilmore who was shot in the neck in Carrick this afternoon

Three to stand trial over Geordie Gilmore murder

Three men are to stand trial later this year over the UDA feud murder of Geordie Gilmore.

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A total of 28 illegal waste sites were cleaned in the last two years.

NIEA and council tackle illegal fly-tipping

Asbestos, mattresses, tyres and furniture are just some of the items fly-tippers are dumping across Mid and East Antrim.

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Property damaged by malicious fire

Property damaged by malicious fire

Police are appealing for information following a blaze in Carrickfergus this morning.

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Hooded males sighted close to motorcycle torching

Hooded males sighted close to motorcycle torching

A number of vehicles were damaged after a motorcycle was set on fire in Whitehead this morning.

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Busy bank holiday for police service

Busy bank holiday for police service

Police have reported a “busy bank holiday weekend” (Friday to Monday) in Larne and Carrickfergus.

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Items seized by police in Carrick.

‘Significant’ drugs seizure

Police in Carrick have seized a significant quantity of controlled drugs and paraphernalia.

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Assault case could still go ahead despite death of alleged victim

The prosecution case against two Co Antrim men accused of serious assault “may still proceed” despite their alleged victim dying recently, a court has heard.

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Ryan Baird death: trial told Rangers fan bus was going too fast

A victim of a bus crash which left a Northern Irish Rangers fan dead has been giving evidence at the trial of the driver.

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Police injured in Ballyclare mass brawl

A number of police officers sustained minor injuries after dealing with a fight that broke out in a crowd of about 50 people in Co Antrim.

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