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Terror threat: Police urge people to ‘remain vigilant’

The PSNI has urged people across Lisburn and Castlereagh to “remain vigilant” in response to the increased threat of terrorist attacks across the UK.

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Reports of domestic abuse on the rise

Reports of domestic abuse on the rise

The number of domestic abuse incidents reported to police in Lisburn and Castlereagh increased by almost nine per cent in the last 12 months, figures have revealed.

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Baby escapes injury after masked men attack house in ‘hate crime’

An 11-month-old baby has escaped injury after masked men attacked a house in Bangor, in what police have described as a hate crime.

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Cigarettes stolen during break-in at commercial premises

Cigarettes stolen during break-in at commercial premises

Police investigating a burglary that occurred at a commercial premises in the Skyline Drive area of Lisburn yesterday have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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The attack happened at an Ariana Grande concert in the Manchester Arena on Monday evening.

Social Media: Northern Ireland reacts to Manchester attack

Public figures from right across Northern Ireland have used social media to express their sadness, shock and anger at the Manchester concert attack.
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PSNI to monitor Peregrine sites across Northern Ireland with drones

Police are now using drones to monitor ‘hot-spot’ areas where crimes against birds of prey are happening.
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The U.K. will hold a general election next month.

Cyber attack ‘highly likely’ in UK election

A cyber attack aimed at influencing the outcome of the UK General Election is highly likely, a leading cyber security expert from Northern Ireland has warned.
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Police had to drive at 100mph

Police had to drive at 100mph

Police had to drive at up to 100mph to catch up with a car on the A1 dual carriageway, Banbridge Magistrates Court was told last Thursday.

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Damage caused to the outside of the property. Pic courtesy Cllr Paul Michael

Children escape injury after petrol bomb attack

Police are appealing for information after a petrol bomb was thrown at a house in the Ballydonaghy Meadows area of Crumlin in the early hours of this morning (Friday).

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Appeal judges ruled that Stormont departments had taken an impermissible step in efforts to secure a John Lewis store

New legal twist in Sprucefield John Lewis saga

Two Stormont departments took an “impermissible” step in securing a court order which boosted attempts to secure Northern Ireland’s first John Lewis store, appeal judges have ruled.

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Suspected drug importer held as £70k-worth of cannabis found

It is believed that about £70,000-worth of cannabis has been seized in Co Down, the PSNI has said.

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Grandfather remanded after police seize drugs and cash

A grandfather has been remanded in custody after police seized £40,000 worth of cannabis and up to £34,000 in cash following a stop and search operation near Lisburn.

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Man held as £35,000 found after vehicle search

A man has been detained on suspicion of money laundering after £35,000 in cash was recovered following a vehicle search in the Sprucefield area, close to Lisburn.

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Redwoods residents and Neighbourhood Watch coordinators Trudy Smith and Margaret Wright with Constable Joel McClurghan, PCSP Chairman Alderman Michael Henderson MBE, Philip Whyte from Clanmil Housing and Constable Peter McAllister.

Redwoods residents join the fight against crime

Residents of the Redwoods area of Dunmurry have committed themselves to combating crime by setting up a Neighbourhood Watch Scheme.

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Officer injured in mass brawl between rival football fans

Police are appealing for information after a fight involving around 40 Ballymena United and Glenavon fans, that left one police officer injured.

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Car 'touts' on its drunk driver by phoning police after crash

A clever safety feature on a new car led to the arrest of its drunk driver last night, after the vehicle called police following its crash.
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Cars involved in a crash in Portadown

Police appeal for information after Portadown horror smash

If you saw any of the two vehicles involved in a horror smash in Portadown that has left one driver with serious injuries, PSNI Craigavon would like to hear from you.

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Older people’s charity slams ‘lenient’ sentence

A charity that works to prevent the abuse of older people has criticised the sentence handed down to a care worker from Crumlin who stole more than £1,300 from a 91-year-old client.

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Joanna Toner pictured with her husband Barry outside the High Court in Belfast. Pic by Michael Cooper

Blind woman hails her court victory on kerbs

A blind woman has won a landmark challenge over the heights of kerbs in a city centre regeneration scheme.

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Cigarettes stolen during break-in at commercial premises

Cigarettes stolen during break-in at commercial premises

Detectives investigating a burglary at commercial premises in Lisburn in the early hours of Thursday morning (May 11) have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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