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From Bertha’s Bar to Ulster Hall, Castlerock brother and sister rocking up a storm

Music
Pictured at the recent BID for Business workshop in Ballymena are Eugene Reid, Vice President of the Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry, BID Manager, Alison Moore, Anna Macaulay from 'The Savvy Retailer' and Tom Wiggins from the Ballymena Borough of Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Savvy Retail advice at BID business breakfast

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Macmillan award for Elma

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Jailed for shoplifting spree in several Ballymena stores

Crime

Audrey’s royal appointment with Harry and Meghan

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William Wright receives Knighthood at Buckingham Palace

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Judge rejects challenge against bail for man accused of murdering uncle

Crime

Cullybackey firm closes with 48 staff made redundant

News

Dementia Action Week events

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Council employee Jenny Arbuthnot and her son Scott

Chance to win an Amazon Fire HD

News

Commuters slam overcrowded train service

Transport
Resurfacing is planned to begin on June 4 requiring road closures and diversions.

£230k road improvement works in Kells

Transport
Traffic and travel

Road reopened following collision

Transport

Motorists advised to seek alternative route

Transport
Traffic and travel update

Diversions in place due to road closure

Transport

Jailed for shoplifting spree in several Ballymena stores

Crime
Marek Sinko claimed he punched his uncle five times

Judge rejects challenge against bail for man accused of murdering uncle

Crime

Men uninjured after petrol bomb attack on house

Crime

Suspended jail term for man who received stolen parrot

Crime

Win for Academy in ‘Big School Cook Off’

Education
Pictured at the first 5 Star Futures event at DWF in Belfast are (from left):  Alice Wright, DWF Law, Cameron Muir, Ballymena Academy, Gail Taylor, DWF's Diversity and Community Engagement Manager, Niamh Watt, Ballymena Academy.

Five star opportunity for Academy pupils

Education
(Back from left): Brian Malone RPS, Councillor Audrey Wales MBE, Richard Carolan GRAHAM Construction and Catherine Watkins from NI Water pictured with Emily and Oskar from Gracehill and Galgorm Community Playgroup and NI Water's Peter Ferguson

Ballymena playgroup makes its mark at new facility

Education

Who makes the final call if your child's school needs to close due to snow?

Education
Kayden Fleck, who died on Saturday, was in his first year at Harryville Primary School

Kayden Fleck’s principal: it won’t sink in that he is gone until we see his empty desk

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Connell secures £100k investment pot in Dragons’ Den-style contest

Business
Commuters on the Derry to Belfast service on May 17.

Commuters slam overcrowded train service

Transport
Reader competition

D-Max Yukon: Have you entered the competition?

Business
The new Farming Life app

New Farming Life App goes live

News

Pensioners pull no punches over Stormont collapse

News

IRA bomber abstains from vote on memorial to his victims

News
Distribution of police stations in 1999. Compiled by Adam Kula

Revealed: two-thirds of all police stations shut in two decades

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North Antrim MP Ian Paisley

Paisley says sorry over ‘Ramadan’ retweet

News

Paisley demands apology for RHI inquiry ‘lies’

News

Forestry Service seeks your views on North Antrim parks

Environment
Broughshane is one of the areas which has benefitted from the scheme.

Funding available ‘to bring community and environmental projects to life’

Environment
Alison Diver (MEA) with volunteers at Ecos Nature Park

Business support for ‘Be a Saint Day’

Environment
Celebrating success at the Translink Ulster in Bloom 2017 Awards in which Ballymena won the Large Town Award, and the Roses inTownsTrophy are from left: Cllr Cheryl Johnston, Deputy Mayor, Alderman Arnold Hatch, President, Northern Ireland Local Government Association, Alison Diver, Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, Frank Hewitt, Translink Chairman, and Noel Robinson, Mid & East Antrim Borough Council.

Double win for our ‘Rose among Towns’

Environment

NI woman diagnosed with cancer after toothache

Health
Members of Connect Cycling at Green Pastures in Ballymena.

Free bike rides help community take to the road

Health
Jo-Anne Dobson, organ donation ambassador and son Mark with Sarah Lamont (right) who is joining the Team Kidney Care UK team running the Belfast Marathon in aid of the charity and her son Joe.

Marathon effort for Ballymena ‘hero mum’

Health
Kathryn Le Coz donated a kidney to her brother David.

Kidney donor Kathryn takes on London run

Health
Braefield Nursing Home, in Ballymena, has been chosen by residents and their families as one of the top 20 care homes in Northern Ireland.

Ballymena nursing home awarded for ‘high standard of care’

Health