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Co. Antrim woman saves the day at Donegal Rally

A quick thinking Ballyclare woman has become a Youtube sensation after saving a horse which had strayed onto the track at the Donegal Rally.

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Elderly man knocked to the ground during robbery

Police are appealing for information following a report of a robbery of an elderly gentleman in the Park Street area of Ballyclare.

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Angry confrontation with anti-social youths

Angry confrontation with anti-social youths

An angry confrontation took place between youths and members of the community on Saturday night following tensions with on going anti-social behaviour in Carrick.

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Demi-Leigh Scullion shows off the hair she is donating to the Little Princess Charity.

Seven-year-old donates her hair to Little Princess charity

A young Derrymacash girl has had her hair cut and donated it to the Little Princess Trust.

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Work begins at Ballymena Showgrounds.

SUPERCUPNI: Finals switch at Ballymena Showgrounds due to pitch work

Ballymena Showgrounds will still serve as the finals stage for this summer’s SuperCupNI - but extensive renovation work has forced organisers to relocate the showpiece games to an alternative pitch within the venue.

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Alison McKinley (second from right) will be competing at the Special Olympics Ireland Games later this month.

Alison is ready for the games

A local girl is getting ready to compete in the Special Olympics Ireland Games.

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Pacemaker Press Belfast.'Hillsborough police station could be one of three stations to be shut under new proposals put forward by the PSNI.'Lagan Valley MLA Jonathan Craig said he has been told there are plans to close Lisburn police station to the public overnight. 'He said that under the proposals, the city's station would be shut between the hours of 2300 and 0700, even on weekends'Dunmurry and Moira police stations also said to be ear-marked for closure in the Lagan Valley area.'In a statement the PSNI said: "Hillsborough station has had very limited opening hours in the recent past while Randalstown has been closed to the public for quite some time. '"Ballyclare station has been attended by an average of fewer than six callers a day." 'Photo; Colm O'Reilly Pacemaker Press

Moira station remains on market for £850k

The former police station building in Moira remains on the market for £850,000.

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Pictured in the Council Chamber with the new Coat of Arms are: (l-r) Alderman Allan Ewart MBE, Chairman of the Council's Development Committee; Dr Theresa Donaldson, Chief Executive; Tim Brown, Timbermark Manufacturer Ltd; Alderman James Tinsley, who petitioned the new crest with the Royal College of Arms as Presiding Officer; and Councillor Scott Carson, Chairman of the Council's Corporate Services Committee who met to view the new installation.

Lisburn music producer to take over the presenting duties for BBC show

A Lisburn-born organist, musical director and classical music producer is the new presenter of BBC Radio Ulster show Sounds Sacred.

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Local flight school raises concerns about Irish airspace

Local flight school raises concerns about Irish airspace

Irish airspace is becoming a ‘no fly zone’ for Northern Irish pilots, a local flying school has claimed.

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Doreen Hamilton, Andrea Donaldson and Esther Liggett from Portadown enjoying the royal wedding in Windsor at the weekend

Trio’s front row seats at the Royal wedding

It was a weekend to remember for three Portadown ladies as they enjoyed a front row seat to the Royal wedding.

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Jim Conlon of Midas Jewellers on Bow Street, Lisburn,

End of a golden era for popular Lisburn retailer

Sad news for the local economy as Jim and Lynne Conlon of Midas Jewellers on Bow Street, Lisburn, have announced the shock decision to close their popular store.

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Disgust as homes of foreign nationals attacked

Disgust as homes of foreign nationals attacked

Homes of Indian and Pakistani families have been attacked in Banbridge overnight, police are reporting.

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‘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.

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Charlene Edwards and son Odhran who are hoping to win a garden makeover. INLM20-214.

Mum appeals for votes to get son new garden

A Lurgan mum is calling for local people to vote for a magical makeover for her garden, making it accessible for her son who is unable to walk.

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Man taken to hospital after falling into ‘water’

Man taken to hospital after falling into ‘water’

A man is receiving treatment in hospital after falling into water in the Lough Road area of Dromore on Tuesday, May 15.

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The Heritage.

Comfort and luxury in the heart of Ireland’s countryside

As I slipped into the thermal pool, the busy working week began to fade away and I knew that I was in for a weekend of relaxation.

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New Greggs store will create 11 new jobs

Bakery chain Greggs will open a new shop in High Street Mall, Portadown on Thursday, May 17, creating 11 new jobs.

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Hillsborough Private Clinic. Pic by Google

Private clinics plan to review patients linked to neurologist Dr Michael Watt

The Department of Health has said that two private clinics where neurologist Dr Michael Watt worked has given assurances that his private patients will be reviewed within 12 weeks.

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Deanstock is back and ready to rock Lisburn

Deanstock is back and ready to rock Lisburn all in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

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