Boy, 8, killed in two-car crash

An eight-year-old boy has died following a crash involving two cars in Co Down.


Liverpool FC news: Reds winger is Rangers target | Alisson money will help Roma move forward - Totti | Reds set for USA tour kick-off

Glasgow Rangers have agreed a deal to sign Ryan Kent on loan, according to reports.


Ian Paisley foreign trip furore: voters voice their views

The traditional DUP heartland of North Antrim has been closely linked to the name Paisley for almost half a century.


Tribute banner erected in memory of William Dunlop at Armoy

A tribute banner to William Dunlop has been erected in Armoy ahead of the Irish National road race next weekend.

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A handcuffed defendant

Firefighters called to courthouse to free defendant from handcuffs

Firefighters used an angle-grinder to cut off handcuffs which had become stuck on a defendant in the cells at Ballymena Courthouse on Thursday.

Barbara Morrison

Tributes paid: Barbara campaigned for fairness for farmers

The steering committee of Farmers for Action has said Co Antrim woman Barbara Morrison, who passed away on July 12th, will be remembered as someone who campaigned for fairness for the farming community across Northern Ireland.


IN FULL: Ian Paisley apologises in Commons speech

DUP MP Ian Paisley has offered a “profound apology” for failing to declare two luxury holidays paid for by the Sri Lankan government.

Appeal over break-in

Appeal over break-in

Detectives in Ballymena are appealing for witnesses following a break-in at a property in Chichester Park East, at around 1pm on Wednesday, July 4.

Mayor Lindsay Millar pictured at the World Luxury Spa and Restaurant Awards

Mayor praises Galgorm for world class event

Mid and East Antrim welcomed the world’s top restaurant and luxury spa providers for a glittering awards ceremony at Galgorm Resort and Spa last weekend.

Trojans Nathan McCrudden races away with the ball in the Foyle Cup game against Ballymena United.

Feast of football thrills Foyle Cup crowds

The O’Neill’s Foyle Cup players enjoyed another exceptional day of football as the sun shone on the crowded venues across Derry, Strabane, Coleraine and Donegal on Wednesday.

The hosepipe ban

NI hosepipe ban set to be lifted

The hosepipe ban which has been in force in Northern Ireland since June 29 was scheduled to end on Thursday, with no prosecutions having been launched.

North Antrim DUP MP Ian Paisley

Heavy Commons suspension looming for Ian Paisley over lobbying for foreign government which gave him undeclared lavish gifts

North Antrim MP Ian Paisley Jr is likely to be suspended from the House of Commons after a Parliamentary watchdog substantiated allegations that he broke Parliamentary rules by lobbying for a foreign government which gave him valuable gifts.

Molly, Ellie and Matthew Taylor, from Ahoghill, who received support from the Northern Ireland Cancer Fund for Chidlren during Molly's cancer diagnosis, announce the exciting news that the charity will benefit from a range of events and fundraising activity throughout the NI Open at Galgorm Castle.

Children’s charity to benefit from NI Open

The Northern Ireland Open, which takes place at Galgorm Castle from August 15-19, has selected Cancer Fund for Children as its official charity partner for 2018.

Noelle McNinch (Captain of 108th NI Harryville Presbyterian GB), Kara and Miya Crawford along with Latifa McCullagh (President of GBNI).

Floral display marks Girls’ Brigade’s 125th anniversary

A new floral display at the Larne Link Road in Ballymena is celebrating 125 years of the Girls’ Brigade.

Ballymena Jobs and Benefits office.  Picture: Google Maps

Decrease in local unemployment levels

The number of people registering as out of work in Ballymena has dropped over the past month, latest figures have revealed.


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Live performances from service users across the Trust moved crowds.

Highlighting benefits of arts on health

The Braid Arts Centre and Council Arts Development Service have collaborated over the last six months with the Northern Health & Social Care Trust to deliver a major week of arts events.

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