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‘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).

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.

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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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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.


IN PICTURES: Promoting Lisburn and Castlereagh at the Balmoral Show

Visitors from as far away as Australia were among those who checked out the Lisburn Castlereagh Marquee during the first two days of the Balmoral Show.


NI to be as hot as Barcelona on Saturday

Northern Ireland is set to bask in temperatures as hot as Barcelona on Saturday.

‘Wise up’: Reckless act that could have badly injured a young child

‘Wise up’: Reckless act that could have badly injured a young child

Young pupils had a lucky escape yesterday after a large lump of granite was thrown at the front of a local primary school.

Reader competition

D-Max Yukon: Have you entered the competition?

There is still time to enter the Farming Life competition for the D-Max Yukon.
Maze Presbyterian Church. Pic by Google

Giving thanks for 150 years of Balmoral Show

The Dromore Presbytery is inviting people to a special service of thanksgiving to celebrate 150 years of the Balmoral Show.

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Happy couple: HRH Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Locals to celebrate with Harry and Meghan

Dozens of special events will take place across Lisburn and Castlereagh this Saturday to celebrate the marriage of HRH Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle.


IN PICTURES: The best photos from Day 1 of the Balmoral Show

The sun shone for the first day of the Balmoral Show 2018 and the crowds flocked to view all the events

Dr Clive Patterson with  Pep Guardiola.

Lisburn GP celebrates title success with Pep

A Lisburn GP who is a huge Manchester City fan got the chance to celebrate his team’s title success with the man who masterminded it.


Horse owner banned from keeping animals for five years

Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council has stressed that it operates a “rigorous enforcement policy” when it comes to the welfare of domestic pets and horses.


Now GB scheme savaged in MPs’ report

The RHI scheme in Great Britain has failed to meet its objectives or provide value for the expected £23 billion cost to taxpayers, according to an influential Commons committee.


Wedding gift of a heifer inspires 25-year devotion to Balmoral Show

After receiving an Aberdeen Angus heifer as a wedding present, John Henning began a proud tradition of showing the famous Scottish breed at Balmoral Show.

Michael Owens is charged with murder

Alleged killer of former teacher ‘may have used plastic bag as mask’

A man accused of murdering a pensioner in his own home may have used a plastic bag as a mask, a court heard on Tuesday.

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