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New chairs elected for committees

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Gaston calls on council to display Assembly artefacts

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Woman threatened in burglary

Crime

Mid and East Antrim calls for ‘proper support’ from Treasury on tourism and economy

Business

‘Lucky’ cow rescued from muddy reservoir

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Man in court over £1m drugs seizure

Crime

‘A great time to head to the coast and catch a glimpse of these amazing creatures’

News

Memorial benches unveiled at People’s Park

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Pictured (L-R) at Rylands Nursing Home in Ballymena are Trevor Duncan, Managing Director, and Ryan Mawhinney, Business Manager, Commercial Banking NI at Ulster Bank.

Rylands upgrade investment boost

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Car crash spurs Ronan to carve out new career

News

Commuters slam overcrowded train service

Transport

£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

Woman threatened in burglary

Crime
Ballymena Courthouse. INBT02-213AC

Man in court over £1m drugs seizure

Crime

Man charged in connection with £1 million drugs seizure

Crime

Man due in court over drugs find

Crime

Whatsapping your way through revision 'just isn't possible'

Education
2018 Mount Charles Big School Cook Off winners Katherine Stronge and Catherine Chesney Ballymena Academy are joined by (L-R) John Brolly, Marketing Manager at the Irish News, Caitriona Lennox, Big School Cook Off Ambassador, Trevor Annon, Chairman of Mount Charles and Gillian Douglas, Head of Home Economics at Ballymena Academy.

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

Mid and East Antrim calls for ‘proper support’ from Treasury on tourism and economy

Business
The current proposals could bring jobs losses this year close to 200

Wrights Group staff warned of redundancies

Business
Connell McLaughlin.

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

Electoral Commission probes Paisley dinner cash

News
The Deputy Mayor of Mid & East Antrim Borough Council, Cllr Cheryl Johnston, at the Pensioners Parliament with Vijay Sethi and Matthew McPeake from Ballymena, Caroline McKeown from Carrickfergus and Bea Martin from Islandmagee.

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

News
North Antrim MP Ian Paisley

Paisley says sorry over ‘Ramadan’ retweet

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

VIDEO: Not shifting the pounds? This could be why

Health
Image taken from a US government DEA website of U-47700

First known death in NI from new narcotic

News
Lauren Neilly. Image taken from GoFundMe

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