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Council honour soldiers killed in Lisburn bomb attack

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council have commemorated the lives of six soldiers who were murdered 29 years ago participating in the Lisburn Half Marathon.

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Jenny Dalzell (left) will be shaving her head this weekend. Also pictured is her son Matthew (8) and her daughter Rachel.

Mum battling cancer ready to brave the shave as she hosts fundraiser

A brave Lisburn mum battling breast cancer set to shave her head this weekend is receiving backing from her eight year old son, as he has volunteered to also have his head shaved in support of his mum.

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A splash of colour at Parkview

A splash of colour at Parkview

Parkview Special School held their Annual Colour Run on Thursday June 15, supported by Beat the Street and P7 students from The Wallace High School, Preparatory Department.

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Police.

PSNI searches part of crackdown on drugs trade

Premises in Glenavy were searched as part of a major police crackdown on the drugs trade.

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Schools come together to support Nicholson House

Schools come together to support Nicholson House

Two Lisburn schools have been praised for their hard work in supporting the local community, while taking part in The Prince’s Trust Achieve programme,

Education
PDSA shop seeks volunteers

PDSA shop seeks volunteers

Young people hoping to boost their CV are being urged to showcase their skills by volunteering at Lisburn PDSA charity shop.

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Greggs is opening in Lisburn this week. pic:Rui Vieira

New Greggs opens in Lisburn City centre this week

Leading food-on-the-go-retailer, Greggs, is opening a shop on June 23 at Unit 10 Wallace Buildings in Lisburn and has created 10 new jobs.

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Lagan Valley MLA Pat Catney has called for the confederate flag to be removed.

Confederate flag is removed

A Confederate flag spotted flying in the Lisburn area has been taken down.

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Council hopes to tackle fly-tipping across Lisburn using CCTV

Council hopes to tackle fly-tipping across Lisburn using CCTV

The council has added additional detection measures to deter fly-tipping across illegal dumping hotspots around the city.

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Sugar

How healthy is your favourite snack?

Put down the breakfast pot because our favourite healthy treats might not actually be as good for us as first thought.
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Appeal to return diabetes medicine to young woman

Appeal to return diabetes medicine to young woman

Police are appealing for the return of medicines belonging to a young woman with diabetes.

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Robert Hamilton, Grounds Maintenace Officer; Councillor Alan Givan, Former Vice-chair of Leisure and Community Development Committee; Jim Rose, Director of Leisure and Community Services; Tim Morrow, Former Chair of Leisure and Community Development Committee; Gerwyn Young, Technical Officer and Eugene Walker, Maghera Developments Ltd at Ballymacoss Playing Fields.  15 June 2017 - Picture by Darren Kidd /Press Eye.

£280k new facilities are officially opened at Ballymacoss playing fields

A new purpose built Changing Pavilion has been officially opened by Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council at Queen Elizabeth II Playing Fields, Ballymacoss.

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PSNI crest

Police advice: 7 ways to help protect your home against crime over the summer

Police have warned householders to maintain a security conscious approach at home over the summer months.

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Angelina Kane has been chosen as a finalist in the Face of Northern Ireland competiton.

Lisburn girl aims to become face of NI

Local pupil Angelina Kane has been chosen as a finalist for the face of Northern Ireland.

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Young designer Wendy Ward pictured with the Belleek Living Lough Collection by Wendy Ward which has been launched across Belleek Potterys retail and on-line sales network at home and abroad.

Young designer’s Belleck Pottery success

A young Hillsborough designer who secured a year-long placement with Belleek Pottery has become the first person in the company’s 160 year history to have their own range launched under the Belleek brand.

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A house up for auction

Cut-price Donegal homes going under the hammer

More than a dozen houses in the north west area, from Burt to Bundoran, including a detached four bedroom house located just a few hundred metres from what was once voted the ‘second most beautiful beach in the world,’ are to be sold off in an online auction by Allsop at the start of July.

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Afghanistan veteran Duncan Slater (left) talks to a prisoner in HMP Maghaberry

Afghan veteran who lost both legs shares inspirational story with Maghaberry prisoners

An inspirational Afghanistan veteran who lost both legs in a bomb blast has spoken to prisoners in a high-security jail about his experience of overcoming adversity.

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Court

Friend’s nephew had been in a gas explosion

When police stopped a 60-year-old man who was using a mobile phone while driving they discovered he was not insured to drive the vehicle.

Crime
Ginger was last seen in the Knockmore Square area of Lisburn.

Have you seen this cat?

Ginger the cat has been missing since Friday (June 6) and was last seen in the Knockmore Square area of Lisburn.

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Laganbank Retail Park.

Two new tenants for Lisburn retail site

A major retail destination in Lisburn has announced the arrival of two new tenants.

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