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Man assaulted officer after threatening to jump from 12th floor of apartment

A man who assaulted a police officer amid fears he was going to jump from a 12th floor balcony has been fined £100.

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The scheme is set to be finished in eight weeks.

Work on new footpath welcomed

Work has commenced on a new footpath on a stretch of rural carriageway in the borough.

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Man fined for assault on police amid suicide fears

Man fined for assault on police amid suicide fears

A man who assaulted a police officer amid fears he was going to jump from a twelfth floor balcony has been fined £100.

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Police investigate after damage caused to car

Police investigate after damage caused to car

Police have launched an appeal for information on social media after a car was damaged at retial premises last week.

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Police investigate theft of trailer

Police investigate theft of trailer

Police are appealing for information after a 12ft cattle trailer was stolen last month.

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Jonathan Rea on the Kawasaki during winter testing at Jerez in November.

World champion Jonathan Rea back in action at Jerez

World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea resumes winter testing this week at Jerez in Spain as preparations move up a gear ahead of the season-opener at Phillip Island in Australia next month.

Motorcycling
Eoin Bradley and Howard Beverland battle for possession. David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press

IRISH LEAGUE: Six-goal thriller at The Showgrounds

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Glenavon's Joel Cooper

Simon Collins: Class act Joel Cooper a quality addition for Linfield

Gifted Glenvon winger Joel Cooper looks set to secure a move to Linfield in the summer in what would be a major coup for Blues boss, David Healy.

Football
Pictured unveiling the new secure cycle parking compound at Lisburn Train Station are Translink's Gary Dunlop and Claire McLernon from Sustrans.

Translink invests in new facilities for cyclists

New secure bicycle parking compounds have been unveiled at Lisburn and Holywood train stations as part of Translink’s efforts to improve facilities for cyclists at NI Railways and Ulsterbus stations across Northern Ireland.

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Alison Irwin, Head of Equality, Northern Health and Social Care Trust, Claire Campbell, Carers Coordinator, Northern Health and Social Care Trust, Clare-Anne Magee, General Manager, Carers NI, Lyn Campbell, Information and Development, Officer Carers NI.

Are you a carer? New online support is now available

The Northern Trust has teamed up with Carers NI and Carers UK to offer further support to carers across this area via digital resources tailored to their needs.

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Cllr Paul Hamill launches the Go For It programme with Alison Currie, Enterprise Northern Ireland, Emma Garrett, Mallusk Enterprise Park and David Gillespie, LEDCOM.

Entrepreneurs being urged to ‘Go For It’

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council is pleased to launch the latest programme of support for would-be entrepreneurs.

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Pet owners are being urged to contact the councils Animal Welfare Officers if they suspect animal cruelty.

Appeal to owners after suspected cruelty case

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has urged pet owners to be vigilant in the wake of an alleged animal cruelty incident in the area.

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Grahame Harris from Templepatrick played a pibroch (a form of music for the Scottish pipes) on Highland pipes in a Burns Night Concert which is to be show on BBC2 as he accompanied Ballyclare High School Choir as they sang a cantaireachd (a musical tradition which employs chanting).

Ballymena musicians on ‘Burns an’ Mair’ programme

Two Ballymena Fiddle Players will be among a host of local musicians performing on ‘Burns an’ Mair’ which will be televised on BBC-Two NI at 9pm on Thursday, January 25, the anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns.

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Police investigate theft of radiators and boilers

Police investigate theft of radiators and boilers

Police are appealing for information following a burglary from a development in Greenisland.

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Cameron Montgomery (left) with Cllr Jordan Greer.

Carnmoney man to represent Team NI

A young Carnmoney man is preparing to compete in the Commonwealth Games in Australia after being announced as part of the squad.

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Man due in court over thefts

Man due in court over thefts

Police have charged a 22-year-old man with 20 counts of theft.

Crime
Fr Gregory Cormican.

‘He was a man with a gift for friendship’

Tributes have been paid to Glenavy priest Fr Gregory Cormican, who passed away on January 14 after a long battle with illness.

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Rashee Road. Pic by Google.

Main road set to be resurfaced

An arterial route in Ballyclare is set to be resurfaced in the wake of a petition calling for it to be done.

Transport
All six Danske Bank Premiership games will now be played on the Friday night.  Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press

IRISH LEAGUE: Games rescheduled following NI friendly announcement

The Northern Ireland Football League have announced that all Danske Bank Premiership fixtures scheduled for Saturday 24 March will now be played on Friday 23 March (kick-off 7.45pm).

Football
Bombardier workforce to organise meetings over C Series tariff threat to jobs

Bombardier workforce to organise meetings over C Series tariff threat to jobs

Workers are set to gather for union meetings between noon and 1pm on Thursday, January 18 at the gates of all five Bombardier sites in Northern Ireland.

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