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Drink-driving ban ex-mayor suspended by DUP

Antrim and Newtownabbey councillor Thomas Hogg has been suspended by the Democratic Unionist Party after he admitted drink driving.

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Animal dies after criminal damage caused at field

Animal dies after criminal damage caused at field

Police are appealing for information after criminal damage was caused to a number of fences in Newtownabbey.

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Football rumour mill: Liverpool set to enter negotiations with Barcelona over young winger | Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola considering move for Ajax starlet | Manchester United will listen to offers for Martial

Liverpool are set to enter negotiations with Barcelona over talented young French winger Ousmane Dembele, who joined the Catalan giants only last summer in a £135million switch from Borussia Dortmund. (Various)

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Former DUP mayor banned for drink-driving

A Democratic Unionist Party councillor has admitted drink-driving and been disqualified for 12 months.
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£8k from Ben Finch memorial fundraiser at Carrickfergus Rugby Club

Following the heart-breaking loss of Ben Finch to suicide in February 2018 his peers organised an event to raise awareness of support services within Carrickfergus.

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The band on their most recent tour ' Aaron, Lauren, Luke and Taylor, with manager Phil McAlister (far right) and tech Chris Harris (red shirt)

New NI band look set for big things after Snow Patrol support

Having started out playing gigs in the bar at the end of their street, a brother and sister from Castlerock are now part of one of the Province’s most in-demand bands.

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Organisers and sponsors of Loanends vintage tractor, classic car and motorcycle road run are pictured admiring a 1947 Massey Harris 44, a 2008 Jaguar XF and a 1953 AGS 500 motorbike. The event takes place on Saturday, June 2, at noon.

Summer Fete and Vintage Extravaganza on way to Loanends

Loanends Presbyterian Church is ready to host its ninth annual Vintage Extravaganza and Summer Fete on Saturday, June 2.

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Used nappies had been discarded in the park.

Dirty nappies discarded at children’s play park

Pupils from a local primary school had an unpleasant experience today as they had to negotiate around dirty nappies and rubbish at a play park.

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The age restrictions have been reduced at gyms across the borough.

Age limit cut for local gym users

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has reduced the age restriction for users at its fitness suites in a bid to get more people active.

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The Mossley Primary School pupils who took part in the  Ulster Primary Schools Mini Rugby Festival at the Kinspan Stadium with Ulster players John Andrew and Tommy Bowe also Ciara Dunne Marketing Executive with Maxol. Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye �

Mini Rugby Fest scores with Mossley pupils

Maxol’s Primary School recent Mini Rugby Festival scored big with primary school teams including a number in East Antrim

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Police found the cannabis in the Jordanstown area.

Cannabis located near bin

Police have disposed of a quantity of cannabis after finding it in the Jordanstown area yesterday.

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Pictured at the prizegiving after Saturday's Killinchy Club Trial at Carnmoney are - Paul McMinn, Stephen Murphy, Ken Dundee and Brian Stewart. 1989.

IN PICTURES: The Way We Were

Take a look back at the good old days at a few photographs from our archives.

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The Newtownabbey Cadets are pictured paying their respects at the Thiepval Memorial.

Battlefield tour for local cadets

The past came powerfully and poignantly to life for teenagers from Newtownabbey recently as they made a pilgrimage to the World War One battlefields of Belgium and France.

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Ready for the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme?

Antrim & Newtownabbey Council is supporting the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) in its efforts to roll out a Regional Gigabit Voucher Scheme across the borough.

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Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Cllr Paul Hamill with Translink representative, Thomas Carson.

Full steam ahead for Bus and Train Week

The Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Cllr Paul Hamill, is calling on residents to give public transport a go and get on-board this year’s Bus and Train Week.

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Community rallies to the aid of blaze-hit families

Kind-hearted members of the public have made generous donations to the families affected by Saturday’s devastating fire in Ballyduff.

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Deborah Brown (Director of Housing at Department for Communities) with Michael McDonnell (Group Chief Executive of Choice Housing).

Work starts on £1.7m Newtownabbey housing scheme

Choice Housing have launched their £1.7million construction project that will deliver 12 new homes to Newtownabbey.

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Oscar Wilde's star studded 'An Ideal Husband' to be broadcast live to Irish cinemas from London's Vaudeville Theatre on Tuesday, June 5, at 7.15pm.

‘An Ideal Husband’ to be found in cinemas on June 5

Oscar Wilde’s star-studded An Ideal Husband is set to be broadcast live to Northern Ireland cinemas from London’s Vaudeville Theatre on Tuesday, June 5, at 7.15pm.

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Police appeal to trace cold caller

Police appeal to trace cold caller

Police have launched an appeal after receiving a report of a male claiming to be from the Water Board calling at doors in the Newtownabbey area today.

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