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Man injured in road accident

An 18-year-old man has been taken to hospital following a road accident on Monday night.

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A 200 seat restaurant is a key feature of the redevelopment

Garden centre to create 100 jobs in £5m expansion

Templepatrick based garden centre Colemans has unveiled plans for a £5 million investment to renovate and extend its facilities and create 100 new jobs over the coming months.

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Masked men with baseball bats in home invasion

Masked men with baseball bats in home invasion

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a report of an aggravated burglary in the Moyard Gardens area of Greenisland last night (Monday, September 18).

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Antrim Court.

Made ‘lewd gesture’ at cabin crew member

A Ballyclare man who made a “lewd gesture” to a cabin crew member when she asked him to fasten his seat belt has been put on probation for two years.

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Roy Rooney, Julie Rooney and Sean Hillis, all of Glengormley, were among more than 1,100 runners who took part in the 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon in aid of learning disability charity Mencap, the official charity of the event.
Money raised from the 13.1-mile race will support the development of Mencaps family support service, a new initiative that offers bespoke guidance for families when a child is diagnosed with a learning disability.
Mencap will also be the official charity partner of the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon in May 2018. To learn how you can get involved and #MoveIt4Mencap, email fundraising.ni@mencap.org.uk, call 028 9069 1351 or visit www.mencap.org.uk/nifundraising.

Mencap Marathon Runners

Roy Rooney, Julie Rooney and Sean Hillis, all of Glengormley, were among more than 1,100 runners who took part in the 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon in aid of learning disability charity Mencap, the official charity of the event.

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The incident occurred in Iniscarn Court, Creggan.

Community firefighters needed

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service is recruiting for community (part-time) firefighters at Ballyclare Fire Station.

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Richard Fry & Gary Hanna reviewing building plans for the new �5 million development at Coleman,s Garden Centre with local Councillors, MLA's and the local MP.  Pictured left to right, Councillor Paul Michael, Trevor Clarke MLA South Antrim, Richard Fry, Coleman's Garden Centre, Gary Hanna, May Estates, Paul Girvan MP South Antrim and Pam Cameron MLA South Antrim.

Jobs boost as garden centre set to expand

Local garden centre Coleman’s has unveiled plans for a £5 million investment to renovate and extend its facilities over the coming months.

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Vulnerable male ‘safe and well’ after Carrick search

Vulnerable male ‘safe and well’ after Carrick search

Police have located a vulnerable male ‘safe and well’ following an appeal for information.

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Barbara and Des McClune and Verdi. Contributed picture

Everest trek will aid Guide Dogs NI funds

Three Newtownabbey dog lovers are counting down the days until they undertake an adventure of a lifetime!

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East Coast Blaze.

Team calls for new members

A local in-line hockey club is calling for new members to join them each week.

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Carnmoney Presbyterian.

Free course offering advice to help residents find work

Residents are being given the chance to improve their employability with a free course being run by a local church.

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New Mossley Elim Church.

New youth group to commence

The first meeting of a new youth group is set to be held at a local church tomorrow.

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Ella Cassells (Left),  Leia Cassells (Centre ) and  Katie Scott (Right).

Athletes excel at world finals

A group of local kickboxers brought home silverware for the Northern Ireland team from the recent world championships.

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Train halted on Larne line after incident

A train heading northwards on the Larne line stopped just short of Whiteabbey station after an incident unfolded at around 1pm on Friday.

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Bombardier said in February 2016 that it was cutting up to 1,080 posts over two years. Another 95 job cuts were announced today.

Further job cuts announced at Bombardier

Bombardier has announced there are to be a further 95 redundancies at its Northern Ireland base.

Business
SF minister under fire for ‘neutral’ stance on incinerator plan

SF minister under fire for ‘neutral’ stance on incinerator plan

A former Sinn Fein infrastructure minister has been slammed after it emerged he took a “neutral” stance over plans to build a highly contentious waste incinerator.

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An impression of what the proposed waste incinerator at Mallusk would look like when completed

Incinerator approval sparks condemnation

Planning approval for a multi-million waste incinerator on the outskirts of Belfast has sparked outrage from across the political divide.

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Members of the No-ARC21 campaign group.

Group assessing legal options

Community group NoArc21, established to oppose arc21’s waste incinerator at Mallusk, have outlined their disappointment at the decision by the Department for Infrastructure to grant planning permission for the proposal.

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Anne Bingham, Molly Grattan, Denise and Rev Martin at the recent cheque presentation. Pic Freddie Parkinson.

Charity benefits from generous donations

The Martin Residential Trust - a home for profoundly disabled people in Glengormley - has benefitted from a fundraising initiative by a local business.

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UUP Cllr Ben Kelso

UUP councillor resigns his seat

A UUP councillor on Newtownabbey and Antrim Council has resigned from politics to focus on his career - with the best wishes of the party.

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