Learn the best ways to control stress levels

A series of free ‘Stress Control’ classes will take place at Lisburn Library, Linenhall Street from Tuesday, January 30 (6pm - 7:30pm).

There have been numerous reports of potholes following the latest spell of winter weather.

Sate of roads ‘a national crisis’, claims councillor

Lisburn and Castlereagh Councillor Alexander Redpath has described the state of Northern Ireland’s roads as a “national crisis” after it was revealed that the Department for Infrastructure has paid out nearly half a million pounds to motorists whose cars have been damaged by driving into potholes.

Students triumph at science fair

Students triumph at science fair

Local students recently took part in the prestigious BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, which was held recently in Dublin.

E-Trax NI Irelands first KTM indoor motocross E-Park due to open in County Down in Spring 2018.

Ireland’s first indoor KTM electric motocross park to open in Moira

Plans are underway for the construction of a purpose-built indoor electric motocross park near Moira, using pioneering KTM Freeride E bikes to bring the off-road experience indoors.

A gold Claddagh ring. (Archive pic)

Jewellery found: Police keen to trace owners

Police are trying to trace the rightful owners of several pieces of jewellery found at a business in the Benson Street area of Lisburn.

Police investigating tyre slashing incident

Police investigating tyre slashing incident

Police investigating criminal damage to two cars parked in the Rathvarna Drive area of Lisburn have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Rugby star Chris Henry, a NICHS ambassador, is pictured with fellow Red Dress Run participant Gillian Abraham.

Rugby star urges people to join him at Red Dress Run

Ulster and Ireland rugby star Chris Henry - a former pupil of Wallace High School - is urging people to join him at NI Chest Heart and Stroke’s ‘Red Dress Run’ at Stormont on Saturday, February 10.

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Pictured in the dry recyclables area at Irish Waste Services are: (l-r) Warren Devine, Sales Manager at Irish Waste Services; Heather Moore, Director of Environmental Services at Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council; Alderman Tommy Jeffers, Chairman of the council's Environmental Services Committee, and Jason McPolin, Managing Director of Irish Waste Services.

Council awards new contract in bid to reduce landfill waste

Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council has awarded a contract to Irish Waste Services for the collection, processing and treatment of waste from its three household recycling centres.

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Tech Europe Managing Director, Gary Crawford
Stepping Stones, Ellen Hill

Tech Europe donates £7,000 to Charity

Lisburn based tyre repair material manufacturer, Tech Europe, welcomed 2018 with a number of charitable donations to worthy causes.

Moira burglary: Police appeal for men to come forward

Moira burglary: Police appeal for men to come forward

Police investigating a burglary in the Castlevue area of Moira are keen to speak to two men who were seen in the area offering to clean driveways.

Oliver McAfee from Dromore was last seen on November 21

NI Jews using Israeli contacts in search for missing Co Down man Oliver McAfee

The Jewish community in Northern Ireland has launched a campaign to raise awareness in Israel about a Co Down tourist who has gone missing there.


Family in emotional appeal for missing man

The family of missing Portadown man Norman Prentice have issued an emotional appeal for help in tracing his whereabouts.

Armed man threatens pharmacy staff

Armed man threatens pharmacy staff

Detectives are investigating a possible link between an attempted robbery at a chemist’s shop in the Moss Road area of Lisburn and an armed robbery at a pharmacy in the Mount Eagles Square area of west Belfast.

Glenavon manager, Gary Hamilton was delighted with his side's victory at Windsor Park.

IRISH LEAGUE: Glenavon deserved to win by more - insists Gary Hamilton

Glenavon manager Gary Hamilton insisted his boys deserved to win by a greater margin as the Lurgan Blues were applauded off the pitch following victory over Linfield at Windsor Park.

Linfield manager, David Healy admitted his side deserved to lose against Glenavon.

IRISH LEAGUE: David Healy admits Linfield were second best to Glenavon

LINFIELD boss, David Healy conceded his side were second best to a slick Glenavon outfit after a defensive horror show at Windsor Park on Saturday.

Glenavon Andrew Mitchell celebrates his goal against Linfield

IRISH LEAGUE: Glenavon close in on Europe as Blues suffer Windsor horror show

Linfield 2, Glenavon 3

Police are investigating the break-in. (Stock pic)

Police investigate spate of burglaries

Detectives are currently investigating a series of over burglaries targetted those over 60 in the Lisburn/Castlereagh District area, which have been reported since the start of the year.


RUGBY: Watch Jacob Stockdale look ahead to Ulster's game against Wasps on Sunday

With a European Cup quarter-final at stake when Ulster met Wasps on Sunday in Coventry, winger Jacob Stockdale admits it is one of the biggest games of his career to date.

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Burglary at home of elderly woman condemned as ‘absolutely disgusting crime’

Burglary at home of elderly woman condemned as ‘absolutely disgusting crime’

Police are hunting heartless thieves who stole cash and jewellery after breaking into the home of a woman aged in her 90s in Dromore, Co Down last night.


Take a trip down memory lane

Take a look back at the good old days with our selection of photographs from the Ulster Star archive in 1980.
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