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Gilmore murder probe police return to Carrickfergus after second anonymous letter

Detectives from PSNI’s Serious Crime Branch investigating the murder of leading loyalist George Gilmore in Carrickfergus returned to the area today to appeal for more information following receipt of a further anonymous letter.

Crime
Knockagh Monument.

Somme commemoration at Knockagh Monument

The fallen of the Battle of the Somme will be remembered at the annual commemoration at the County Antrim War Memorial this Sunday (June 25).

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Tia has been missing since June 9.

Police appeal for help to trace missing dog

Police have launched an appeal on social media to help find a missing dog in Newtownabbey.

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PSNI warning

SCAM WARNING: Police appeal over bogus 'unpaid tax' calls

Police have warned people to be vigilant in relation to bogus telephone callers purporting to be from Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs.

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Larne guitarist Aaron Black is a member of R51.

Larne guitarist ‘among next generation of musical talent’

Larne guitarist Aaron Black was among those who featured on a special BBC music programme last week.

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Gary Haggarty.

Former loyalist paramilitary pleads guilty to 200 offences

A former UVF commander turned supergrass has pleaded guilty to 200 terrorist offences, including five murders.

Crime
Abbey students celebrate incredible A-Level success.

Local pupils are top in country

A local school has received recognition after its pupils secured the top A Level grades at a secondary school in Northern Ireland.

Education
John Boreland

Boreland murder: Three men to stand trial accused of destroying car

Three men are to stand trial accused of destroying a car used in the murder of former loyalist paramilitary boss John Boreland, a judge ordered today.

Crime
Carrick man banned from keeping dogs

Carrick man banned from keeping dogs

A pet owner has been banned from keeping dogs after he caused unnecessary suffering to his Staffordshire bull terrier

Crime
Police welcome sentencing of man for drugs offences

Police welcome sentencing of man for drugs offences

Police have welcomed a sentencing at Downpatrick Crown Court yesterday (Tuesday, June 20) in relation to drugs offences.

Crime
Staff and students from Rathcoole Primary were presented with the award.

WATCH: Local school receives top accolade

Rathcoole Primary School was recently awarded the PlayBoard TOPS (Taking Outdoor Play Seriously) Quality Assurance Award for outdoor play in schools.

Education
Sugar

How healthy is your favourite snack?

Put down the breakfast pot because our favourite healthy treats might not actually be as good for us as first thought.
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PSNI crest

Police advice: 7 ways to help protect your home against crime over the summer

Police have warned householders to maintain a security conscious approach at home over the summer months.

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Avondale Drive. Pic by Google.

Speed ramps set to be constructed in town

Work on a traffic calming scheme is set to commence on a stretch of road in Ballyclare, the Department for Infrastructure has revealed.

Transport
A house up for auction

Cut-price Donegal homes going under the hammer

More than a dozen houses in the north west area, from Burt to Bundoran, including a detached four bedroom house located just a few hundred metres from what was once voted the ‘second most beautiful beach in the world,’ are to be sold off in an online auction by Allsop at the start of July.

Offbeat
Re-enactors from Wartime Living History representing the different US Ranger battalions, outside the Andrew Jackson Cottage. INCT 25-750-CON

Veterans return to Carrick for reopening of US Rangers Centre

More than 350 visitors including veteran US Rangers, family and friends turned out for the reopening of the newly refurbished museum at Boneybefore.

Offbeat

WATCH: Dramatic rescue after five teenagers stranded on rocks on Antrim coast

Larne RNLI lifeboat crew rescued five teenagers stranded on rocks at the Antrim coast’s Black Arch, Larne, on Monday night.

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Cllr Noreen McClelland has appealed for anyone with information to contact the PSNI.

Councillor condemns ‘savage attack’

SDLP representative, Cllr Noreen McClelland has condemned what she has described as a “savage attack” on a teenage boy in Glengormley.

Crime
M&S is bringing a Foodhall to Carrick's Belfast Road. INCT 25-706-CON

New Marks & Spencer Foodhall for Carrickfergus

Marks & Spencer has exchanged contracts to open a new Foodhall adjacent to the Belfast Loughshore Hotel in Carrickfergus.

Business
Boy (13) sustains broken jaw in Glengormley incident

Boy (13) sustains broken jaw in Glengormley incident

Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident close to licensed premises on Antrim Road, Glengormley at around 9:15pm on Sunday, June 18, in which a teenage boy was assaulted.

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