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DUP man selected to be next Mayor

Cllr Paul Hamill has been nominated to take up the position of Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey next month.

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IN FULL: Non-domestic RHI claimant list

The Department for the Economy has today published the full list of individuals and companies who have received more than £5,000 under the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme.

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A bonfire in east Antrim last year.

Thousands to be spent on bonfire programme

Almost £50,000 is set to be spent by Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council on this year’s bonfire management programme.

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The event was to be staged in Ballyclare Town Hall.

Hustings postponed as a mark of respect

A hustings event which was set to take place in Ballyclare at 7:30pm tonight has been postponed following Monday night’s terrorist attack in Manchester.

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The deadline to register to vote is just days away

General Election 2017: Deadline looming on voter registration

If you haven't registered to vote in next month's General Election you'd better get your skates on.
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John Finucane. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker.

Sinn Féin candidate hits out after damage caused to election posters

Sinn Féin North Belfast candidate John Finucane said the destruction of his election posters in the Glengormley area and on the Crumlin Road is an act of anti-democratic vandalism.

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Candidates in running for UK Parliament seats

Candidates in running for UK Parliament seats

With three weeks until voters go to the polls to select MPs, parties have announced their candidates vying for a seat in the House of Commons.

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The event will be taking place in Ballyclare Town Hall.

Hustings event to be staged in Ballyclare

A Westminster hustings event will take place in Ballyclare on Wednesday, May 24.

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Candidates named for East Antrim

The countdown is underway to the Westminster election on June 8.

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Mark Logan

Mark Logan nominated as Conservative candidate

The Conservative candidate for East Antrim in the Westminster election is Mark Logan.

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Cllr Neil Kelly.

ELECTION 2017: Alliance Party select Kelly for South Antrim

Cllr Neil Kelly is set to stand in the upcoming Westminster election, the Alliance Party has announced.

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Polling day for the snap general election takes place on June 8

IN FULL: NI candidates for general election 2017

The full list of Northern Ireland candidates standing in June's snap general election can today be revealed.
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Margaret Anne McKillop

McKillop SDLP candidate in East Antrim

The SDLP has announced its East Antrim candidate in the Westminster election.

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John Stewart

New East Antrim MLA lines up for Nolan debate

Newly-elected East Antrim Ulster Unionist MLA John Stewart will take his place at “The Top Table” on BBC One tonight for political debate chaired by Stephen Nolan.

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DUP leader, Arlene Foster MLA pictured with Head Boy, Jack Lewis and Head Girl, Katie Shearer at Ballyclare High School.

Foster engages with politics students in Ballyclare

Arlene Foster paid a special visit to Ballyclare High School on Tuesday, May 9.

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Arlene Foster discussed the issue with staff at the Electoral Office

Sam McBride: DUP is now choosing its words very carefully

Implicit in everything it did yesterday was the message that the DUP has learnt major lessons from its disastrous Assembly election campaign in February and March.

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Prince Philip will retire from royal duties later this year.

Social Media reacts to Duke of Edinburgh retirement

People are using social media to share their reaction to the news Prince Philip is to retire from Royal duties in the Autumn.
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East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson

Wilson ratified for election campaign

Sitting East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson will be seeking re-election to Westminister on June 8.

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John Stewart MLA

Stewart announces selection for Westminster election

Ulster Unionist MLA John Stewart has announced his selection as a candidate for East Antrim in the upcoming General Election.

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Oliver McMullan.

McMullan candidate in Westminster election

Sinn Féin’s Oliver McMullan has said the upcoming Westminster election is “an opportunity to vote against the Tory Brexit agenda and austerity”.

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