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Pupils to compete in road safety quiz

Newtownabbey Road Safety Committee will be hosting its annual Inter Primary Schools Quiz in Mossley Mill on Monday, January 23.

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Cars were parked on the footpaths around Ballyclare High School. INNT 02-823CON

School ‘understands residents’ frustration’ after parking problems

A local principal has responded to claims made by a political representative who described parking issues close to two school open nights as ‘absolute mayhem.’

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Police investigate RTC

Police investigate RTC

Police are appealing for information following a road traffic collision in Glengormley.

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Sinn F�in councillors Michael Goodman and Anne Marie Logue pictured at the start of works for a pedestrian island on Mayfield Link. INNT 01-828CON

New road safety measures being constructed

Works to address road safety concerns at Mayfield Link and on the Hightown Road have commenced.

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Lorry being removed from the M2

M2 re-opened in both directions after lorry fire

The M2 motorway has re-opened in both directions after a lorry fire at Templepatrick.
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Possible traffic disruption after Mallusk RTC

Possible traffic disruption after Mallusk RTC

Motorists are being advised of possible traffic disruption following a RTC in the Mallusk Industrial Estate.

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Campaign looks to improve safety for cyclists on the roads

Should drivers give way to cyclists when turning left?

Fresh calls have been made for changes to the Highway Code which could improve the safety for cyclists at road junctions.

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The Vehicle Restraint System A6 Belmont Road, Antrim is already completely replaced and a similar scheme at A522 Castleway in Antrim is under way (Michael Cooper Photography).

£1.19m investment set for local roads

The generous investment is in addition to a series of local traffic and safety measures which have already been delivered.

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Expect delays as work on major water pipeline project begins

A £1.4 million water improvement scheme is set to begin this month in the Ballynure area and motorists have been advised to expect some delays.

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More than 38,000 people have died in road traffic collisions in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland since records began.

38,787 people killed on roads north and south since records began

All those who have died in road traffic collisions will be remembered on the World Day of Remembrance on Sunday 20 November 2016.

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Belfast International Airport.

‘A body blow to our economy’

Local political representatives have hit out after it was announced that the Belfast to Newark United Airlines flight has been scrapped.

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Gritter

70,000 tonnes of salt ready for local roads

More than 70,000 tonnes of salt is stockpiled and ready for deployment across the East Antrim area should bad weather make an impact this winter.

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Mother campaigning to have bus provided to local school

Mother campaigning to have bus provided to local school

A local mother has started a campaign to have a bus service provided by Translink for pupils attending a Newtownabbey-based school.

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Scott McDowell.

New parking spaces welcomed

New parking and waiting restrictions are set to be introduced at a number of sites in Ballyclare.

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Investigation underway after pupils dropped off on M2 off-slip

Investigation underway after pupils dropped off on M2 off-slip

An investigation is underway after footage has emerged, appearing to show a Translink bus driver letting school pupils off on a busy M2 off-slip.

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Stacey Chambers presenting cheque to Childrens Hospice Community Fundraising Officer Catherine OHara with members of the Carrick Car Cruise Team. Submitted image.

Hospice boosted thanks to funds from ‘Cruisers’

The Carrick Car Cruise team called recently at Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice to donate funds raised at their mid- August event.

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The Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council bin lorry. INNT 39-801CON

Bin lorry RTC investigation

Three council workers were left badly shaken after the bin lorry they were travelling in was involved in a road traffic collision on September 19.

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The new contactless payment system will cost Translink �45m to implement

Translink to phase in London-style ‘Oyster cards’

Translink will introduce London-style ‘Oyster cards’ and contactless payments on Northern Ireland’s buses and trains, it has been announced.

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