TRAFFIC UPDATE: Main road to Belfast International Airport to be closed

The main road to Belfast International Airport will be closed over three days next week.

Reginald Diamond (Picture supplied by family)

Man killed in Coleraine accident named

Police have confirmed that the man injured following a single vehicle road traffic collision on the Curragh Road in Coleraine yesterday morning has died from his injuries.

David McGuckin from Ballymena Rider Training and co-organiser,  Gary Olphert. (Contributed picture)

Bikers ready to roll for Easter Egg Run

Bikers from all over Co. Antrim and further afield will be revved up and ready to roll for what has become the ‘first run’ event of the year.

Coleraine Railway Station.

Prosecution warning as early closure fails to foil station vandals

Translink has issued a ‘perpetrators will be prosecuted’ warning amid continuing frustration over anti-social behaviour at Coleraine Railway Station.

Calls for layby change at railway station.

Coleraine station to be closed due to anti-social behaviour

Coleraine station is to be closed to members of the public from 7pm.

Passengers have been escorted off the train.

Police investigate sudden death on train line in Co Antrim

Police are investigating the sudden death of a person on the rail line between Ballymena and Cullybackey this morning, Sunday, February 19.


Translink prepares for introduction of new £1 coin

The new 12-sided £1 coin is coming into circulation on March 28 - and Translink has been preparing the way by recalibrating cash handling equipment and up-skilling staff.
Anne Malone who was killed in a RTC on Ramoan Road Baallycastle on Monday afternoon.

Ballycastle stunned by death of Mrs. Anne Malone

The Ballycastle area has been stunned by the death in an accident of local woman, Anne Malone.

Belfast International Airport.

Work postponed on main road to Belfast International Airport

Roadworks on a main road used to access Belfast International Airport will not be taking place this weekend.

The incident at the bridge on the Millburn Road.

Car delivery lorry gets trapped under bridge

Motorists in Coleraine could not believe their eyes when a car transporter got stuck under a railway bridge this afternoon.

Mid and East Antrim Mayor, Councillor Audrey Wales MBE in the driving seat of the new Circuit Festival 2017 along with Council Chief Executive Anne Donaghy and Event Director Bobby Willis.

Rally round! Superb Circuit of Ireland Festival in Ballymena

The team behind the world famous Circuit of Ireland Rally is staging a totally new event this year, the Circuit Festival 2017, supported by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.

Blue badge

Minister seeks to 'make life easier' for Blue Badge holders with life-long mobility issues

A review of the renewal process for Blue Badge holders with life-long mobility issues is to be carried out at Stormont in an attempt to "make life easier" for those people.

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The bus slid across the road this morning. INBM 03-800CON

School bus slides across road in wintry conditions

A local councillor is urging residents not to make unnecessary journeys, as driving conditions continue to be treacherous due to ice and snow.

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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Random breath tests at vehicle checkpoints in Causeway Coast and Glens

Police across the Causeway Coast and Glens will be using new legislation to conduct random breath checks at vehicle checkpoints in the run up to Christmas.

Frosses Road on track to open summer 2017

Frosses Road on track to open summer 2017

Work on the £55 million A26 Frosses Road dualling scheme is over 70 per cent completed and on track to open in 2017, Causeway Coast & Glens Council has been told.

£55m Frosses Road scheme on track for 2017 opening

£55m Frosses Road scheme on track for 2017 opening

Work on the £55 million A26 Frosses Road dualling scheme is over 70 per cent completed, Causeway Coast & Glens Council has been told.

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.

(file pic) The department is considering a capital grant scheme to assist councils further in the delivery of their greenway schemes.

£8,000 support for Ballymoney - Ballycastle greenway

Funding has been secured for a feasibility study into the proposed Ballymoney – Ballycastle greenway.

Roads Minister Chris Hazzard launches the winter safety service. Photo: Matt Mackey  / Press Eye . INCR 46-701-CON

70,000 tonnes of salt ready for local roads

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

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