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Motorists urged to avoid area following RTC

Police have advised motorists to avoid the area after a collision on the Moneynick Road.

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Passengers have been escorted off the train.

Police investigate sudden death on train line in Co Antrim

Police are investigating the sudden death of a person on the rail line between Ballymena and Cullybackey this morning, Sunday, February 19.

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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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The Collin Road. INNT 18-803CON

Call to make one of the country’s ‘most dangerous roads’ safe

A campaign has been launched to make a notorious road in Co Antrim safe following a number of recent road traffic collisions on the route.

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Three year drive ban imposed on Portuguese man

Three year drive ban imposed on Portuguese man

A dangerous ‘drink driver’ who led police in a high speed chase through Antrim town was banned for three years today (Tuesday) and told he had “ran out of road.”

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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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The Collin Road. INNT 18-803CON

Driver fails to stop after ‘hit and run’

Police are appealing for information after a driver failed to stop at the scene of a road traffic collision on the Collin Road.

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The seized scrambler.

Scrambler motorcycle seized by police

Police have issued a warning to off-road vehicle owners after seizing a scrambler on Saturday.

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Two children in hospital after serious accident

Two children in hospital after serious accident

Two children are in a critical condition in hospital following a serious road traffic collision on the Staffordstown Road, Co Antrim.

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Update: Lorry ‘went off road’ at Shane’s Hill

Update: Lorry ‘went off road’ at Shane’s Hill

Police and an ambulance were called to the scene of what seemed to be a serious road traffic accident near the summit of Shane’s Hill between Larne and Ballymena earlier this evening.

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Firefighter are at the scene

Woman rescued from car after RTC

Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) personnel used hydraulic cutting gear to release a 60-year-old woman from a car following a road traffic collision in Carnlough.

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Accident

Police urge caution following RTC

Police are currently responding to a road traffic collision on the Carnlough Road, which has resulted in an oil spill along the route.

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Paul Frew and Cllr Reuben Glover - concern over car park gathering.

Drivers ‘all revved up to sit at Tesco’ car park

It seems that a sizeable number of motorists in the Ballymena area are all revved up with no place to go - except for a Tesco car park!

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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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Ahoghill. (Editorial Image)

New schemes to tackle scourge of Ahoghill speeders

The problem of speeding in and around the village of Ahoghill is to be addressed by Transport NI.

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Park'n'ride spaces at a premium - Frew

More disabled spaces needed at station’s Park’n’ride - Frew

The popular park’n’ride facility at Ballymena’s railway station has become a victim of its own success.

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Assistant Chief Constable Alan Todd

Police deploy random breath test powers for drink-drive operation

Police in Ballymena and Antrim are to deploy tough new testing powers for this year’s winter anti-drink drive operation.

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Robin Swann. (Editorial Image)

Tracking devices for tractors

UUP MLA Robin Swann has called for tracking devices to be placed on farming machinery.

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Paul Frew at the Junction

Potential for accidents at Pennybridge junction raised with TransportNI

The potential for accidents at the Ballee Road east/Pennybridge Junction on the outskirts of Ballymena has been raised with TransportNI.

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