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Councillor calls on public to get on board during Bus + Train Week

The local community is being encourgaged to give public transport a go during Bus + Train Week, from June 5 – 11.

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Pictured (l-r) at the site meeting in Dundrod in December 2016 are Cllr Alexander Redpath, Ivan Haire, Steve Aiken MLA, Eamonn McMahon and Graeme Salmon.

New safety measures: Drivers warned to kill their speed on Divis Road

TransportNI has pledged to implement a number of safety improvements on the Divis Road near Dundrod.

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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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A traffic jam

Police appeal for Road Safety over Easter

Police are this Easter urging road users to take extra care on the roads.

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Conor McDonald receives his Level 3 Apprentice of the Year Award at the annual Institute of Road Transport Engineers (IRTE) Student Awards. Conor is pictured with his tutor Basil Barnes.

Conor’s career gets motoring

South Eastern Regional College (SERC) heavy motor vehicle apprentice Conor McDonald, from Craigavon, was celebrating winning the IRTE Award for Northern Ireland at the prestigious annual Institute of Road Transport Engineers (IRTE) Student Awards.

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Road safety issue has been rumbling on for years: This archive picture from 2008 shows emergency services personnel attending a serious RTC on Knockmore Road.

‘Road users are taking their lives in their hands’

A Lisburn woman who was injured in a serious car crash on the Knockmore Road last month says road users are “taking their lives in their hands” on the busy route every day.

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The image of the Knockmore Road/Ballinderry Road junction used as part of the online petition. A traffic island has been installed at the staggered crossroads since this picture was taken. Pic by Google

Hundreds back road safety call

Hundreds of people have signed an online petition demanding that long-awaited safety improvements on Lisburn’s Knockmore Road are delivered as soon as possible.

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Petition calls for urgent road safety improvements

Petition calls for urgent road safety improvements

An online petition has been set up calling on the relevant authorities to ensure long-awaited junction safety improvements on Lisburn’s Knockmore Road are delivered as soon as possible.

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Robbie Butler MLA (left) with Cllr Alexander Redpath at the Knockmore Road/Ballinderry Road junction.

Long-running dispute over road safety improvements takes new turn

The completion of long-awaited safety improvement works at two busy junctions on Lisburn’s Knockmore Road could still be some way off.

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Ballyrobin Road. Pic by Google.

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Main road to Belfast International Airport to be closed

The main road to Belfast International Airport will be closed over three days next week.

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Edwin Poots MLA and Cllr Uel Mackin.

‘Further work needed to improve safety on dangerous road’

Two local DUP representatives have welcomed the completion of a road improvement scheme on a busy rural route on the outskirts of Lisburn.

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WATCH: Dramatic moment R-driver has lucky escape at ‘dangerous’ junction

The owner of a local haulage company says a young R-driver is lucky to be alive after a terrifying near miss on a busy road outside Moira.

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The Main Street in Moira has re-opened

The Main Street in Moira has now re-opened after it had been closed due to a collision.

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The second most congested road in the UK is in Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland has most congested road in UK outside London

Northern Ireland has the most congested road anywhere in the UK outside London.

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Translink

Translink prepares for introduction of new £1 coin

The new 12-sided £1 coin is coming into circulation on March 28 - and Translink has been preparing the way by recalibrating cash handling equipment and up-skilling staff.
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Belfast International Airport.

Work postponed on main road to Belfast International Airport

Roadworks on a main road used to access Belfast International Airport will not be taking place this weekend.

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Police

Woman injured in car crash

Police are investigating a two-vehicle road traffic collision near Drumbo on Tuesday afternoon (January 24) following which a woman aged in her 60s had to be cut from her car by firefighters.

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The A1 dual carriageway at Hillsborough Roundabout. Pic by Google

Work to begin on £230k A1 road safety project at Hillsborough

Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has announced the start of a £230,000 road safety improvement scheme on the A1 dual carriageway at Hillsborough.

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Blue badge

Minister seeks to 'make life easier' for Blue Badge holders with life-long mobility issues

A review of the renewal process for Blue Badge holders with life-long mobility issues is to be carried out at Stormont in an attempt to "make life easier" for those people.

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