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Over 3,000 customers without power

Over 3,300 customers are currently without electricity in the Ballymena area.

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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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Reginald Diamond (Picture supplied by family)

Man killed in Coleraine accident named

Police have confirmed that the man injured following a single vehicle road traffic collision on the Curragh Road in Coleraine yesterday morning has died from his injuries.

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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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A screenshot of the Slemish House Spa and Retreat swimming pool on the luxurylet website

Private airstrip for exclusive ‘£850 per night’ spa retreat near Slemish

The owners of an ultra-exclusive retreat and spa near Slemish have received planning permission for their own private airstrip!

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Voters are going to the polls in Northern Ireland

Water Quality Inspectors balloted on strike action

Water Quality Inspectors employed by Mid and East Antrim Council are to be balloted on strike action over an ‘on call’ payment issue.

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Paying out more money

Local Ulster Bank branch to close

Ulster Bank will close a local branch later this year.

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Stop sexual harrassment

How to deal with sexual harassment in the workplace

Whether you’ve been physically or verbally assaulted, shrugging sexual harassment off as a bit of banter isn’t the right thing to do — especially when you’re at work.
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Ambulance station up for award

Ambulance station up for award

The new state-of-the art Ambulance Divisional Headquarters and Regional Station in Ballymena has been shortlisted for the prestigious RICS Northern Ireland Awards 2017.

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Dedicated followers of fashion - your town needs you!

Dedicated followers of fashion - your town needs you!

Ballymena BID is running a campaign in April with the theme ‘Ballymena Means Fashion’ to give retailers in the town the opportunity to showcase what is on offer.

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A Big Mac meal from McDonald's.

McDonald’s delivery service could be on its way to Northern Ireland

McDonald’s could be about to extend its delivery service to Northern Ireland.

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Cecil Caldwell and Noel Mulholland.

Michelin Development appointment to aid job creation

Michelin Development has appointed Noel Mulholland to intensify its campaign to create and support employment in Co Antrim.

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The UFU has met with Cranswick

UFU is encouraged after meeting with Cranswick

The Ulster Farmers’ Union has said it is encouraged following a recent meeting with Cranswick bosses and believes that the company’s takeover of the Cullybackey processing plant has the potential to be good for Northern Ireland’s pig industry.

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Flood scheme works nears final stages

Flood scheme works nears final stages

Work which will hopefully end the long-running flooding saga at Toome Road and Queen Street is about to reach the final stages.

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New petrol station plan for Antrim

New petrol station plan for Antrim

Supermarket chain Asda has announced plans to open a new petrol station at its Antrim store, near to Junction One Retail Park.

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Belfast International Airport.

New Belfast to USA flights announced

Low-cost airline Norwegian is launching its first ever flights from Belfast - and the airport’s only direct transatlantic links - with a series of groundbreaking low-cost routes to the USA starting from just £69.

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Major food, fuel and retail development at airport

Major food, fuel and retail development at airport

Work is underway on the new £2.5 million retail, food hall and fuel forecourt at Belfast International Airport.

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WATCH:‘Sea of yellow’ as one thousand baby chicks found abandoned in field

The RSPCA has launched an investigation after officers were called to a sea of day-old chicks abandoned in a field in Cambridgeshire.

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The proposed site of Wrightbus' new Ballymena development. INLT-08-700-con

Ballymena firm Wrightbus submits major planning application

Ballymena coach manufacturer Wrightbus has submitted a major planning application for an industrial/commercial premises, residential development and 600 car parking spaces on land behind its current Fenaghy Road site.

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Vacant shop drop in Ballymena

There has been a steady reduction in the number of vacant shop premises in Ballymena town centre, according to new figures just published.

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