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Council urges residents to dispose of waste legally

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has called on residents to dispose of their rubbish responsibly after recent fly-tipping in Rathcoole.

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Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has said new bins are being distributed as part of the replacement scheme.

Council receives complaints about condition of bins

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has responded to claims that used bins are being distributed to properties.

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Mrs Heather McManus, Mrs Carol Burch and Mrs Yvonne Dickey.

School’s fond farewell to retiring teachers

The service and dedication shown by three teachers at a Ballyclare primary school was recognised as they retired from their positions at the end of term.

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Karina and Russell pictured outside the Luzhniki Stadium ahead of the Denmark v France tie.

To Russia with love: Why World Cup adventure was the trip of our lifetime

Although the mass exodus of local football fans to the World Cup did not happen this summer, I was lucky enough to travel to Russia and experience the sights and sounds.

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Council is continuing to water plants and flowers across the borough.

Council continuing to water plants during hot weather

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council is watering plants across the borough as the recent spell of dry weather continues.

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Fergie (right) being presented with the art by Carl.

No place like home for Fergie

A world famous DJ from Co Antrim has returned home to perform in a local venue this evening.

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Henry pictured with his wife, Virginia and nurse, Lynn Young.

‘100 not out’ for local boxing legend

Former professional boxer Henry Turkington (74) reached a major milestone this week, donating his 100th pint of blood.

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The arch was erected in the Antrim Road area of Glengormley.

Unionists defend erection of Orange arch

Unionist representatives have defended the raising of an Orange arch in Co Antrim after dissident republicans branded the move ‘illegal and sectarian’.

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Cllr Julie-Anne Corr-Johnston unveiled the new mural in Rathcoole.

New artwork points to ‘shared future’ in area

The re-imaging of a mural in Rathcoole aims to illustrate the area’s “transition from a troubled past to a peaceful shared future”.

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Police seized scramblers at Carnmoney Hill on May 12.

Resident slams illegal scrambler use at beauty spot

A Co Antrim resident has called on people involved in anti-social behaviour and illegal scrambler use at Carnmoney Hill to stop.

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Tributes paid to Co Antrim teen

Tributes paid to Co Antrim teen

Police have highlighted support available to anyone in despair following the sudden death of a Monkstown teenager.

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Mayor, Cllr Paul Michael.

New Mayor and Deputy appointed

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council selected a new Mayor and Deputy Mayor at its annual meeting last night.

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Jordanstown Loughshore Park. Pic by Google.

Anger as council land to be used for circus with animals

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has backed a motion to allow a circus which uses animals for entertainment to set up in the borough next month.

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Mossley Mill.

Council spends £14k on food for meetings

Almost £14,000 of ratepayers’ money was spent providing catering for elected members and staff at council meetings in the borough last year.

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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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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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The dog is undergoing further assessment and treatment.

Council states stray dog is alive after announcing death last week

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has confirmed a dog they said had been euthanised is still alive.

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The dog was in very poor health.

Council feels putting stray dog to sleep was ‘best decision’

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has responded to claims that a stray dog was euthanised too promptly before a suitable home was found for it.

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Commuters on the Derry to Belfast service on May 17.

Commuters slam overcrowded train service

Rail passengers have hit out over limited seating on a Translink train between Londonderry and Belfast this morning.

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