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Wedding photos stolen during robbery

Police are appealing for information after a number of items were stolen from a car in the Clough area.

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Details of first RHI inquiry hearing

Details of first RHI inquiry hearing

The public inquiry into the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme (RHI) will hold a preliminary hearing on Thursday 27 April at Stormont.

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Mayor Audrey Wales

Petrol bomb attack ‘totally reckless’ says Mayor

The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough has slammed an ‘totally reckless’ an attack on the home of a Ballymena family during the early hours of Friday.

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The Alfred Street area of Harryville (via Google streetview)

Harryville petrol bomb attack - police issue witness appeal

Police in Ballymena are appealing for witnesses following a petrol bomb attack on a house in the Alfred Street Place area of the town earlier today (Friday 21 April).

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Woman in court on £3,000 bet charges

Woman in court on £3,000 bet charges

A woman accused of attempted fraud by false representation involving trying to use a bank card to place a £3,000 bet at McLean’s bookmakers has been further remanded in custody.

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Sentenced for drinks theft

A Ballymena man who stole Russian Standard vodka and Captain Morgan Gold Rum with a total value of £33 from the Tesco Express in Ballymena has been given three months in prison, suspended for a year.

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Investigation launched after property ransacked

Investigation launched after property ransacked

Police are appealing for information following the report of a burglary at a residential property on the Ballykennedy Road, Ballymena.

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Carl Frampton MBE pictured with his wife Christine and their children Carla and Rossa

Christine Frampton turns tables on UVF troll

The wife of Northern Ireland champion boxer Carl Frampton has turned the tables on a social media troll who said her family would be murdered by the UVF.

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Man assaulted in Clough

Man assaulted in Clough

A man walking on Main Street in the village of Clough was attacked in the early hours of the morning, sustaining a number of injuries.

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Tyres slashed at Princes Street

Tyres slashed at Princes Street

Police are appealing for witnesses after criminal damage was caused to a car in Princes Street, Ballymena

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Police continue to probe car arson attacks

Detectives are continuing to probe the possibility of links between a rash of arson attacks on a number of cars in Larne over the weekend.

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Court

‘Road menace’ jailed for five months

A man described by District Judge Peter King as a “complete and utter menace” who should be removed from the roads for as long as possible has been jailed for five months and banned from getting behind the wheel for four years.

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Court

‘Serial shoplifter’ escapes jail again

A serial shoplifter who had been banned from every Lidl store in Northern Ireland as part of bail conditions has avoided going to prison for his latest theft.

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Ballymena Courthouse. INBT02-213AC

Owner of kebab takeaway was victim of ‘racial hostility’- Judge

A man who entered a takeaway in Ballymena and asked for “half a kebab with half heroin” and then broke the owner’s nose with a punch has been jailed for six months.

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Fraudsters are targeting people with bank accounts.

Police issue bank account fraud warning

The PSNI Economic Crime Unit are asking bank customers to be wary of unsolicited calls or other contact from anyone purporting to be from their bank.

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Pacemaker Press Belfast 12-04-2017: Police are appealing for witnesses and information following the report of criminal damage caused to a house in the Tarragon Park area of Antrim in the early hours of this morning. The Police are treating this as a hate crime. Patrick Grzechnik pictured outside the house.
Picture By: Arthur Allison; Pacemaker.

Brick landed in baby’s cot during hate crime attack

A brick thrown into a house during a ‘hate crime’ landed in the cot of a one year old baby.

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Bogus ‘bin inspector’ claimed to be from Council

Bogus ‘bin inspector’ claimed to be from Council

It is feared that a bogus caller claiming to be a council bin inspector was operating in the Carnlough area last weekend.

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George Gilmore

Another arrest in George Gilmore murder probe

Detectives from Serious Crime Branch, investigating the murder of George Gilmore in Carrickfergus on March 13 have arrested a 39-year-old male in the Carrickfergus area.

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Court

Court told man stole 28 deodorant cans

A man has pleaded guilty to stealing 28 cans of Lynx deodorant from a Ballymena supermarket.

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The NI Fire and Rescue Service

Fireman forced to flee estate after attack by youths

A fireman had to flee from Dunclug estate after coming under attack in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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