This week’s paper

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Security alerts and public disorder damaging borough’s reputation, says Mayor

Valley confirmed as host venue for World Police and Fire Games

Ballyclare traders welcome free parking scheme for town centre

Priest says bomb attack has left community feeling anxious

Councillors seek answers about bomb hoax at their home

Senior police officer condemns those behind spate of security alerts

Times launches search for ‘Person to be Proud of’

Bus driver David steers his way to awards success

Refurbishments leave Rathcoole residents feeling cold

Ballyclare man’s sentence was ‘unduly lenient’, court rules

Great response to plea for help to save wartime history

Barron Hall renamed to mark International Women’s Day

Auditions get under way as Mayor continues Search for a Star

In pictures: Careers fair at Ballyclare Secondary School; Youngsters enjoy world of fun at Playzone; St Bernard’s PS Nursery Unit

And in sport...

Ballyclare High lose out to Inst in Ravenhill semi-final

Comrades just keep on winning

Nortel see off rivals Islandmagee

Templepatrick snap up Aussie all-rounder Clunes

Mossley Ladies prove too strong for Newry

Ballyclare RFC prepare for top of the table showdown with Bangor

Doagh rider Barr gets off to a flyer with cup win