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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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Paul Givan MLA has welcomed confirmation that a pedestrian crossing is to be developed at Derriaghy Road.

‘New crossing will improve road safety for pedestrians and schoolchildren’

Lagan Valley MLA Paul Givan has welcomed confirmation that funding has been secured for a controlled pedestrian crossing at Derriaghy Road.

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Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard (right) and Stephen Pollock from TransportNI Eastern Division check out the new roundabout at Temple Crossroads. Pic by Andrew Towe

Work complete on £1.2m road improvement scheme

Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has welcomed the completion of a £1.2million road improvement scheme at Temple Crossroads in Co Down.

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Cllr Alexander Redpath has called on TransportNI to focus its resources on keeping roads in good repair.

Pothole concerns: Repairs carried out on Belfast Road

TransportNI has carried out repairs to the road surface on the A3 Belfast Road outside Moira following complaints from drivers about “a massive pothole”.

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A1 reopens following earlier accident involving stag

A1 reopens following earlier accident involving stag

The A1 road near Banbridge has reopened to traffic, police have said.

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

TransportNI to consider road safety improvements near Dundrod

TransportNI officials have vowed to look at the possibility of introducing new safety measures on the Divis Road near Dundrod.

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Campaign looks to improve safety for cyclists on the roads

Should drivers give way to cyclists when turning left?

Fresh calls have been made for changes to the Highway Code which could improve the safety for cyclists at road junctions.

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Brenda Hale MLA

MLA calls on Finance Minister to back Knockmore Link project

Lagan Valley MLA Brenda Hale has called on Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir to earmark funding for the long-awaited Knockmore Link project.

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Police have been monitoring the speed of vehicles travelling through Annahilt.

Road safety concerns: Police cracking down on speeding in Annahilt

Police are warning motorists that they will be cracking down on the problem of speeding in Annahilt over the coming days and weeks.

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Cllr Scott Carson.

Wardens to crack down on illegal parking in city centre

Drivers are being warned that traffic wardens are to start enforcing parking restrictions around Market Square and Bow Street in Lisburn city centre.

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Unionists put brakes on dual currency parking meters

Unionists have put the brakes on plans to explore if parking meters here may accept Euro coins.

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Main Street, Moira.

Moira traffic chaos: Department says roadworks almost complete

The Department for Infrastructure has confirmed that resurfacing work at Main Street, Moira is almost complete.

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Moira roadworks: Motorists warned to expect ‘significant delays’ this weekend

Moira roadworks: Motorists warned to expect ‘significant delays’ this weekend

TransportNI has warned motorists to expect “significant delays” in the Moira area this weekend due to ongoing roadworks.

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Lagan Valley MLA Edwin Poots

Poots hits out over lack of road gritting

Lagan Valley MLA Edwin Poots has accused TransportNI of “falling asleep at the wheel”, claiming that it failed to grit a number of roads in the Lisburn and Moira areas last Friday night (November 18).

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Ulster Unionist Party MLA Jenny Palmer.  Picture by Kelvin Boyes, Press Eye.

MLA calls for radical improvements to roads around Maze site

Lagan Valley MLA Jenny Palmer has called for “radical improvements” to the road network around the former Maze jail site near Lisburn.

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More than 38,000 people have died in road traffic collisions in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland since records began.

38,787 people killed on roads north and south since records began

All those who have died in road traffic collisions will be remembered on the World Day of Remembrance on Sunday 20 November 2016.

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Brenda Hale MLA.

MLA pushing for safety improvements at road junction

TransportNI has committed to undertake an investigation into the feasibility of improving sightlines at a busy crossroads near Dromore.

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Police at the scene on the Scarva Road in Banbridge after two children were knocked down on Monday afternoon. Pic by Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Hundreds sign petition calling for safety measures on road where schoolgirls were hit by car

Almost 500 people have signed an online petition calling for safety measures to be installed on the Scarva Road, Banbridge.

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The McKinstry Road/The Cutts junction. Pic by Google Street View

£750k needed for road safety improvements at busy junction

Much-needed safety improvements at the junction of McKinstry Road and The Cutts won’t go ahead unless TransportNI can find the £750,000 needed to fund the project.

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Council pushing ahead with plan for new link road

Council pushing ahead with plan for new link road

Council officers are seeking legal advice about a possible partnership arrangement aimed at delivering the proposed M1/Knockmore link road.

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