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Bus driver admits killing woman in Lisburn station incident

A bus driver has changed his plea in the case of a woman who died almost three-and-a-half years ago at a Lisburn bus station.

Crime

IN PICTURES: Hillsborough celebrates Royal wedding

The grounds of Hillsborough Fort was the picturesque setting for a special Children’s Fun Day to celebrate the marriage of HRH Prince Harry to US actress Meghan Markle on Saturday, May 19.

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Regeneration plans: Carryduff Shopping Centre. Pic by Google

Residential and retail plans for Carryduff site

A new planning application has been submitted for a major residential and retail development in Carryduff.

Business
The Ballybay Country Gospel Singers.

Enjoy an evening of country gospel music

To mark the end of the first season of meetings of 2018, a Musical Evening of Country Gospel Praise will be held at Lisburn Christian Workers’ Union Mission Hall, Market Street on Saturday, May 26 (7.30pm).

Whats on

Police confirm death of teenager (19) in Lurgan

The PSNI has confirmed the death of a 19-year-old man who was hit by a train in Lurgan this morning.

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Rev Sam Peden, former minister of Dromore Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church, who passed away on May 17. Pic courtesy of Drew McWilliams Photography

Tributes paid to minister who served with ‘selfless devotion and humility’

Tributes have been paid to a Dromore minister who served God, his congregation and the wider community “with selfless devotion and humility”.

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Richard Bird leads MX1 Michelin  Experts Championship.

MOTOCROSS: Richard Bird takes the overall lead

Lisburn’s Richard Bird leads the 2018 MX1 Michelin Experts Nationals British Championship after four straight victories at Preston Docks at the weekend.

Sport

Teenager dies after train incident

A teenager has died after being struck by a train early this morning in Lurgan.

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Translink

TRAFFIC and TRAVEL: 'Member of public struck by train' Translink reveal

Translink have released a statement after news of the train line being closed between Moira and Portadown.
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There were some great costumes on show at Listullycurran Truth Defenders' Soldiers and Princesses-themed Royal wedding party.

Celebrating with Harry and Meghan

Listullycurran Truth Defenders LOL 616, Dromore hosted a free Royal wedding party on Saturday to celebrate the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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The man is charged with smuggling drugs into Maghaberry last Thursday

Maghaberry cocaine smuggling accused ‘part of crime gang’

A man who police claim is a member of an organised crime gang has appeared in court accused of smuggling cocaine into Maghaberry prison.

Crime
Police image of bees loose in car.

‘Buzzare’ incident as bees get loose in car

A man was hospitalised after a swarm of bees got loose in his car in Lurgan last night (Friday, May 18).

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The Big Walk NI team, with Lisburn woman Amanda Kirkpatrick (left).

Big Walk visit puts Lisburn community groups in the spotlight

Fun, food and friendship will be on the menu on Monday, May 21 as Lisburn Creative Collective invites people to join them at Penny Square from 9.30am - 10.30am for a special visit from The Big Walk.

Whats on
NIFRS

NIFRS seeking to recruit new cadets

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) is seeking new recruits for its Fire Cadet Scheme based at Lisburn Fire Station.

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Some of those who attended the fundraiser organised by Ronnie Herdman (second from right).

Ronnie raises funds for Air Ambulance NI

Dromore man Ronnie Herdman - a contestant in the upcoming ‘Stars In Their Eyes’ evening in Banbridge - held a successful fundraiser at Dromore High School on May 12.

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The Mayor of Lisburn and Castlereagh, Councillor Tim Morrow welcomes HRH Princess Anne to the Balmoral Show.

Special visitor makes show’s opening day a Royal occasion

HRH Princess Anne made it a Royal occasion as she delighted the thousands of visitors who attended the opening day of this year’s Balmoral Show.

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Court

Man fined for failing to produce driving documents

After he was asked for his driving documents a 57-year-old Lisburn man failed to produce his licence and insurance to police.

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IN PICTURES: A selection of photos from our archive

Take a look back at the good old days with our selection of photographs from the paper’s archive.

Lifestyle
A traffic warden on the look-out for anyone committing parking offences. (Archive pic)

More than 1,100 parking tickets issued in Lisburn in just three months

More than 1,100 parking fines were issued to motorists in Lisburn during the first three months of this year, it has been revealed.

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Mayor Tim Morrow and Mayoress Hilary Morrow with some of the other participants at the recent Phoenix Cycling Club Annual Sportive.

Phoenix Cycling Club’s annual sportive raises £3,000 for Mayor’s charities

Phoenix Cycling Club raised £3,000 for the Mayor’s charities, Habitat for Humanity and Corrymeela Community, during their annual sportive on Sunday, May 6.

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