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Translink invests in new facilities for cyclists

New secure bicycle parking compounds have been unveiled at Lisburn and Holywood train stations as part of Translink’s efforts to improve facilities for cyclists at NI Railways and Ulsterbus stations across Northern Ireland.

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Sammy Wilson, left and Leo Varadkar

Sammy Wilson’s ‘regret’ over Varadkar ‘nutcase’ jibe

A DUP MP has said he regrets his choice of language after he branded Taioseach Leo Varadkar “a nutcase”.

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Old film footage sought.

Ballycarry film footage sought for new BBC documentary

A local filmmaker is on the hunt for old footage of Ballycarry for an upcoming documentary.

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Police investigate theft of radiators and boilers

Police investigate theft of radiators and boilers

Police are appealing for information following a burglary from a development in Greenisland.

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Doggy 911 founder Gabrielle Gardiner with her dogs Sam and Charlie.

New homes in NI for dogs rescued from China

Six dogs who were rescued from horrific conditions in China will be meeting their new families in Carrickfergus at the end of this month.

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Superintendent Simon Walls, Jenny Pyper of the Utility Regulator and Eddie Lynch, the Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland re-launch Quick Check 101, a scheme to help stop bogus callers. Under the scheme, residents can now phone 101, the police non-emergency number, to check the identity of callers to their home who claim to represent an energy or water network company. The scheme is not only a collaboration between the PSNI and the Utility Regulator, but also includes all of Northern Irelands energy and water network companies - firmus energy, NIE Networks, Northern Ireland Water, Phoenix Natural Gas and SGN Natural Gas. Supported by the Commissioner for Older People, the scheme is being re-launched in a bid to help people feel safer in their homes. Photo by Simon Graham Photography

Initiative aims to help stop bogus callers

An initiative aimed at helping to stop bogus callers has been re-launced this week by the Utility Regulator and the PSNI.

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Winter driving

TRAFFIC: 'More work will continue today to keep roads clear'

Conditions on the roads "remain difficult in many areas" and salting of roads on the scheduled network badly affected by snow and ice is "ongoing" , according to the NI Executive.
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Police have warned motorists to expect delays

TRAFFIC: Driver taken to hospital after two-vehicle crash

One driver has been taken to hospital after a road traffic collision in Carrickfergus, police have said.
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A loose chain on a climbing ramp and (right) damaged football nets. INCT 49-755-CON

Repair work at Carrick play park ‘delayed’ - council

Repairs to Sunnylands play park in Carrickfergus have been delayed due to difficulties in obtaining replacement equipment, the local council has said.

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East Antrim MLA Stewart Dickson.

Northern Ireland needs 'bridges not borders' - Dickson

The current Brexit negotiations risk isolating Northern Ireland and harming the future of our economy, East Antrim MLA Stewart Dickson has said.

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Road impassable.

Carrickfergus road 'impassable'

The Woodburn Road in Carrickfergus is currently impassable, the PSNI has said.

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Helping to deliver grit were East Antrim MLA John Stewart with party colleague, Mid and East Antrim councillor Lindsay Millar.  INCT 03-741-CON

Winter gritting policy 'falls short' says MLA

The Department for Infrastructure has come under fire for an alleged "lack of flexibility" in its gritting policy this winter.
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WEATHER: How's the snow where you are?

As the predicted snow arrives our reporters have been out and about

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Winston Pinkerton RSPBANI President. Pic by John Kelly

Touch of Tartan to support BHF

The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association Northern Ireland Branch (RSPBANI) will present the President’s charity concert - ‘A Touch of Tartan’ - in the Island Hall, Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn on Friday, February 16 (8pm).

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The cold snap continues to impact on some roads. Stock image.

Up to four inches of snow expected in parts of Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is expected to experience snowfall on Tuesday and Wednesday, leading up to some very blustery conditions by Wednesday night.

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Elijah as a baby.

Mum on a mission to raise awareness of rare skin condition

A Carrickfergus mum is on a mission to raise awareness after her little boy was born with a rare skin condition.
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A hardy walker makes the best of the weather in Killyleagh before a forecasted cold snap moves in on Monday

Snow and ice could last all week across NI

The Met Office has warned that ice and snow could be a feature of untreated roads and footpaths across Northern Ireland from Monday evening for the rest of the week.

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Laser pen. PSNI image.

Laser pen shone at motorists

Police are investigating a report of people shining a laser pen at motorists in Carrickfergus last night.

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Man released in organised crime probe

Man released in organised crime probe

A man (25) who was arrested in Belfast yesterday (January 12) in connection with ‘organised criminality’ has been released on bail.

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