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Parker, an emaciated stray dog an NI council said had died, is alive and 'responding well to treatment'

A Northern Ireland council has confirmed an emaciated stray dog it said had died is still alive.

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The dog was in very poor health.

Council feels putting stray dog to sleep was ‘best decision’

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has responded to claims that a stray dog was euthanised too promptly before a suitable home was found for it.

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The community came together to pay respects to Kyle.

Tributes paid to Kyle Donnelly

Tributes have been paid to Antrim man, Kyle Donnelly (19) following his sudden death on Monday.

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Commuters on the Derry to Belfast service on May 17.

Commuters slam overcrowded train service

Rail passengers have hit out over limited seating on a Translink train between Londonderry and Belfast this morning.

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It is unclear as to whether the dogs came from Sixmilewater Park. Pic by Google.

Council calls for dogs to be kept under control following ‘attack’

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council is appealing for information after a cat was allegedly killed by two dogs in Ballyclare yesterday.

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Carter.

Emotional send off for Carter Carson

Mourners have gathered to pay their respects to Carter Junior Carson (9) following his tragic death while on holiday in Tenerife over Easter.

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Joel and Ricky.

Fans cheer on Northern Ireland from Himalayas

Two avid Northern Ireland supporters cheered their team to victory at the weekend while taking part in a gruelling charity trek.

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Abbey Centre. Pic by Google.

Council to consider planning application for Abbey Centre cameras

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council is yet to grant planning permission for number plate recognition cameras at the Abbey Centre.

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Abbey Centre. Pic by Google.

Free parking to be restored across Abbey Centre site

Customers at Abbey Centre will be able to avail of free parking for up to four hours across the entire site.

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Runwood Homes.

Admissions ceased at nursing home following inspection

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) has moved to stop admissions at a care home in Newtownabbey after a recent inspection at the facility.

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Caleb (dark tie), pictured with Jackson, JJ, his dad and grandfather.

Tributes paid to former mayor’s grandson

Tributes have been to paid to the family of John Scott following the tragic death of his grandson in Australia.

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Ald Mark Cosgrove.

UUP man stranded in sub-zero temperatures

A local councillor spent over 13 hours stuck in his car last night due to the wintry weather in the north of England.

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Cllr Thomas Hogg MBE.

Councillors oppose Irish language street signs

Unionist members on Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council have voted in favour of an ‘English only’ policy in relation to street signs in the borough.

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Bryan Phillips pictured with his daughter, Poppy.

Bryan to pay tribute to fallen veterans

A disabled war veteran is calling on people from across Northern Ireland to donate to a fundraising appeal that will support fellow veterans.

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Paul Girvan MP.

Hundreds of jobs expected to be lost at Newtownabbey sites

Over 200 jobs could be lost with the closure of the Schlumberger plant in Monkstown, while nearly 150 jobs have been lost at Williams Industrial Services in Mallusk.

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Over 90 dwellings are set to be constructed.

Major housing proposal given the green light

Councillors have granted planning permission for a major new residential development in Newtownabbey.

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Police: three homes ransacked in two days - victims all in their 60s

Police: three homes ransacked in two days - victims all in their 60s

Police are appealing for information following a spate of recent burglaries in the Newtownabbey area over the past few days.

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Abbey Centre. Pic by Google.

Changes to be made to Abbey Centre parking facilities

Abbey Centre will be introducing Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) at its parking facilities next month.

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Straid Congregational Church.

Protesters block demolition of Co Antrim church

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has issued a temporary Building Preservation Notice for a church that was facing demolition at the weekend.

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Bert McCormick pictured at his shop in Ballyclare.

Bert set to close music shop after over 40 years in business

A Co Antrim man with a passion for music is set to retire from the industry next month.

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