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‘Not phoning - scratching’ claims driver

A 34-year-old man who denied using a mobile phone while driving was convicted of the offence after a hearing last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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Appeal for an end to horse attacks at Maghera Fort Centre

Volunteers who provide horse riding lessons for young people with learning difficulties are appealing for an end to attacks on their horses.

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Smoke billows from Derryvolgie House over homes in nearby Richmond Court. Pic by Jim Shields

Firefighters tackle ‘deliberate’ blaze at former NI Water facility

Police are investigating a suspected arson attack at a disused property in Lisburn at the weekend.

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Ulster Unionist Party leader Robin Swann speaks during the party's annual general meeting at the Crowne Plaza in Belfast.  Photo credit: Peter Morrison/PA Wire

UUP leader hits out at Foster’s ‘arrogance’ ahead of pact talks

Ulster Unionist leader Robin Swann has branded comments from his DUP counterpart, Arlene Foster, as “arrogant” ahead of talks between the two later today on electoral pacts.

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A used car outlet

WARNING after local woman LOSES £4000 on fake used car sales website

Trading Standards Service (TSS) has asked people to be vigilant when considering online purchases after a Belfast woman lost money on a fake used car sales website.
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Big daddy Brian not so big thanks to Weightwatchers

Big daddy Brian not so big thanks to Weightwatchers

A visit to a doctor was a turning point in Brian Sloan’s life.

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Stepping Stones trainee

Stepping Stones trainee bakes in Stormont kitchen for Minister

Jamesy O’Neill, a trainee chef at Lisburn’s Stepping Stones NI, was invited to bake for Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Kris Hopkins, at Stormont House recently.

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Elaine Flynn, SERC Commercial Contracts Manager, SERC principal Ken Webb, tutor Paul Henry and George McCracken Head of Estates Risk and Environment, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust.

Pioneering training at SERC

Lisburn based South Eastern Regional College (SERC) has created a unique training partnership with the Health and Social Care Trust (HSCT) to help prevent the outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease and improve patient safety.

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The new Moira Presbyterian Church was officially opened and dedicated by the Rt Rev Dr Frank Sellar, moderator of the General Assembly

Hundreds attend dedication of new Co Down church

More than 500 people have turned out to celebrate the opening and dedication of a new Presbyterian church in Co Down.

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Darren Braxton/Rosbottom (15) and Katie Lilburn (14)

Police hunt for missing teens

Police have appealed for information regarding the whereabouts of two teenagers who have gone missing.

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Man assaulted in car park

Man assaulted in car park

Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted in a local car park.

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Pupils from Downshire Primary School, Hillsborough, join Patricia Corbett, Head of Hillsborough Castle and Andrew Carlisle, Bugler of the Hillsborough Guard, to celebrate news of the Heritage Lottery Fund grant for the major project at Hillsborough Castle. (Photographer: Rory Moore)

Hillsborough Castle set to benefit from £5m grant

A grant of almost £5m from the National Lottery is set to open up Hillsborough Castle and its historic gardens.

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Police catch group of youths playing on train tracks

Police have warned local parents to be vigilant after young people were caught walking on train tracks in Dunmurry.

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Foodbank co-ordinator Kathryn Millar with some of the easter eggs.

200 Easter Eggs donated to Lisburn Foodbank

Kind local people have donated over 200 Easter eggs to Lisburn Foodbank, helping to bring hope and a treat to children whose families were referred to the foodbank over the Easter period.

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Details of first RHI inquiry hearing

Details of first RHI inquiry hearing

The public inquiry into the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme (RHI) will hold a preliminary hearing on Thursday 27 April at Stormont.

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Pictured announcing the plans with a couple of 4-legged friends are l-r Translink Ulsterbus Inspector Philip James,  passenger Sam Geary, Translink NI Railways Route Manager Gemma McMurray, Rhonda Geary, RUAS Operations Director, Translink NI Railways Line Supervisor Mark Glover and passenger Judith Duncan. Photo by Aaron McCracken/Harrisons

Translink announces transport plan for visitors to Balmoral Show

A free and frequent shuttle bus service will be running from Lisburn Train Station to the Balmoral Show in a bid to offer a relaxing journey to the popular event.

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Have you seen Jax?

Can you help find missing dog?

A Lisburn family are appealing for help to find their much loved dog, Jax who has gone missing.

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Cold conditions in Northern Ireland earlier this year. (Picture: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker)

Northern Ireland to be as cold as MOSCOW this weekend!

The temperature in Northern Ireland over the next four days will be similar to that of Moscow.

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Teen hospitalised after falling from horse

Teen hospitalised after falling from horse

A teenage girl was taken to hospital after falling from a horse on April 18.

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Multiple casualties after RTC

Multiple casualties after RTC

Three people were hospitalised following a collision in Lisburn yesterday (Wednesday).

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