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Par-fect way to shuttle to the golf!

Special transport arrangements will be in place for golf fans heading to the 2017 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Portstewart Golf Club (July 4–9)

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Emergency services personnel at the scene of Tuesday's fatal road traffic collision on the A1 near Banbridge. Pic by 
Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Man killed in road traffic collision on A1

A man has died following a serious road traffic collision on the A1 dual carriageway near Banbridge.

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The A1 dual carriageway. Pic by Google

Have your say on A1 upgrade plans

Local people are being encouraged to have their say on proposed road improvements along the A1 dual carriageway between Hillsborough and Loughbrickland.

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Cars parked along the footpath at Station Road, Moira on Wednesday morning.

Police vow to crack down on illegal parking near train station

The police have given an assurance that they are taking action to address parking and road safety problems in the vicinity of Moira Train Station.

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Chief civil engineer David Crone holds the Dundrum tablet

Dundrum railway signal tablet comes home

The volunteers of the Downpatrick and County Down Railway are celebrating after a little piece of local railway heritage comes home nearly 70 years after the original line closed.

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Councillor Uel Mackin, Chairman of the Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council's Development Committee, and Jim McCauley, Service Delivery Manager, Translink.

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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Accident

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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