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Brethren to take part in parade to celebrate Reformation anniversary

Local members of the Loyal Orders are expected to take part in a parade next month to mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.

Bad tattoos

E4's Tattoo Fixers looking for ink disasters

Do you have an embarrassing tattoo? Well you could be in luck as E4's Tattoo Fixers are looking for people to appear on the show.
The Square, Ballyclare.

Police investigate disorder in town

Police are appealing for information after an incident in Ballyclare.

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Appeal for an end to horse attacks at Maghera Fort Centre

Volunteers who provide horse riding lessons for young people with learning difficulties are appealing for an end to attacks on their horses.

Wilson seeks boost
to improve rural
digital technology

Wilson seeks boost to improve rural digital technology

East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson has urged the Chancellor of the Exchequer to direct investment in the digital economy towards “poorly served rural areas”.

Newtownabbey Police Station. Pic by Google.

Pair arrested after paint attack on police station

A man and woman were arrested after criminal damage was caused to Newtownabbey Police Station in the early hours of Sunday, April 23.

Ulster Unionist Party leader Robin Swann speaks during the party's annual general meeting at the Crowne Plaza in Belfast.  Photo credit: Peter Morrison/PA Wire

UUP leader hits out at Foster’s ‘arrogance’ ahead of pact talks

Ulster Unionist leader Robin Swann has branded comments from his DUP counterpart, Arlene Foster, as “arrogant” ahead of talks between the two later today on electoral pacts.

A used car outlet

WARNING after local woman LOSES £4000 on fake used car sales website

Trading Standards Service (TSS) has asked people to be vigilant when considering online purchases after a Belfast woman lost money on a fake used car sales website.
Sammy Wilson said the SDLP plan amounted to an anti-unionist coalition

Wilson: SDLP plan shows they are as anti-unionist as Sinn Fein

A senior DUP MP has urged unionists to rally against a potential “anti-unionist coalition” in June’s general election.


Men ‘equipped for burglary’ arrested

Police have arrested three men aged 20, 23 and 25 in the Glengormley Park area on suspicion of going equipped for burglary.

Larne fire attack on home and car

Three arrests after Larne home and car damaged by blaze

A third man has now been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life in Larne on Sunday afternoon.
Chris Smalling (left) spotted on the McNair family farm just outside Ballyclare.

Man United star spotted on Ballyclare farm

Manchester United’s Chris Smalling swapped the green of Old Trafford’s pitch for the rolling hills of Ballyclare this weekend as he paid a visit to a local farm.

Richard and Isobel Wallace looking at the old photos which sparked the quest.

Local family finds relatives in South America

A fading photograph from the early 20th Century has led to an east Antrim couple unearthing the story behind a lost chapter in their family history.

South Antrim MP Danny Kinahan, Robin Swann MLA and Fermanagh and South Tyrone MP Tom Elliott.

General Election: UUP to withdraw from three constituencies

The Ulster Unionist Party has announced it will not be fielding candidates in three constituencies in the upcoming General Election.


Police investigate Ballyclare arson attack

Police are appealing for information after a petrol bomb was thrown inside a vehicle in the Burnside area.

Krystal Allen pictured on the set of Take Me Out.

Krystal shines on new series of dating show

A Newtownabbey woman says she has been overwhelmed with good wishes as she stars in a hit ITV dating show.

Details of first RHI inquiry hearing

Details of first RHI inquiry hearing

The public inquiry into the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme (RHI) will hold a preliminary hearing on Thursday 27 April at Stormont.

The Square, Ballyclare.

Lodge to mark 125 years

A local Orange Lodge will be marking a special milestone at an event in Ballyclare on Saturday, April 22.

Darren Moore. Pic by Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Bail for man charged with attempted murder

A 19-year old Larne man accused of being a “main aggressor” in a group attack on a man in a Co Antrim bar was released on bail today (Friday) - but warned to stay away from the injured party.

Alyson Hogg pictured with Rose Mary Stalker, Chair of Princes Trust NI.

Local businesswoman appointed first female patron to Prince’s Trust NI

Successful NI businesswoman and creator of Vita Liberata, Alyson Hogg, has been appointed as the first female Patron and Enterprise Fellow to the Prince’s Trust in Northern Ireland.

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