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33 min ago | Newtownabbey Today

Apprentices recognised for dedication to learning

Dean McIlwaine, from Newtowanabbey, was recognised for his learning success at Belfast Met's annual Apprenticeship and Training Awards.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Green Ribbon

Why the abuse inquiry needs to talk to Colin Wallace

Whistleblower Colin Wallace is willing to testify to an inquiry into child sex abuse, but it will need access to intelligence documents if it is to succeed.

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Fermanagh Today

A kids' bonfire and the main event on the Old Warren Estate, Lisburn

Up and down Northern Ireland, these towering structures will become pillars of flame when the traditional Eleventh Night kicks off this evening.

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Carrickfergus Today

Official unveiling of restored clubhouse

Carrickfergus is well placed to attract major yachting events following restoration of the town's fire-damaged sailing club premises.

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The Independent

Union strikes: Action may resume in September after latest walkouts are hailed as a success

The Government and town hall leaders insisted yesterday's action had only been backed by a small minority of activists Further strikes are planned by union leaders in the autumn after a co-ordinated day of industrial action over pay, pensions and cuts to services supported by hundreds of thousands of public sector workers.

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Russia Taday

a Giant bonfires to flare in N. Ireland's skies for 11th Night celebrations

Protestant hardliners have been piling crates to heights of more than 80 feet in Belfast, Northern Ireland, to create massive flammable structures in a centuries-old religious celebration.

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The Irish World Newspaper

Camden centre to hold Irish comedy battle

Sixteen Irish comedians are preparing do battle tomorrow night in the final of Toilet Duck London at Camden's London Irish Centre.

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UTV

Unionists call for disputed parade probe

Unionist and loyalist leaders have called for the government to set up a commission of inquiry to review a disputed Twelfth parade in north Belfast.

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Ballymoney Today

Shared campus 'fitting reward'

Ballycastle High School and Cross and Passion College were chosen from 16 applications and both school principals have expressed their delight at the announcement.

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UTV

22 jobs created at new engineering site

A Scottish engineering firm is creating 22 jobs over five years as part of an operation at a new site in Ballymena, Co Antrim.

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UTV

West Belfast set for F ile 2014

Ireland's biggest community festival is launched on Thursday as west Belfast gets ready for FA©ile an Phobail 2014.

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Antrim Today

Appeal over assault

Police in Antrim are appealing for information following an assault at licensed premises in the Main Street area of Randalstown during the early hours of Sunday morning, July 6. At approximately 1.20am it was reported that a man and woman aged in their 20s had been assaulted in the function room of the premises.

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Mirfield Today

Lights Out to mark outbreak of World War One

Everyone is invited to take part in a project next month by turning off their lights, leaving on a single light or candle for a shared moment of reflection.

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Fermanagh Today

50,000 to go on the march at 18 Orange 12th parades

The Twelfth will be celebrated by Orangemen and women at 18 main demonstrations on Saturday, with an estimated 50,000 lodge members and band members taking part.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Newtownabbey Today

New retail outlet to bring jobs boost

Discount retailer Home Bargains is creating up to 40 new jobs with the opening of a store at Granges Street, Ballyclare.

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Ballymena Today

Twelfth: Ballymena, Cullybackey & Broughshane

Orangemen representing 16 lodges will take part in the traditional Triangle Combine parade in Cullybackey which last hosted in 2011.

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Russia Taday

Water cannons arrive in London for potential Met deployment

An Orangemen protester stands on a police vehicle as police use water cannon during clashes on the return from a march in north Belfast, Northern Ireland, on July 12, 2013.

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Newtownabbey Today

Bakery boss defends decision to refuse order for 'gay marriage cake'

A Newtownabbey bakery threatened with legal action for refusing to print 'Support Gay Marriage' on a cake has defended its Christian stance.

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Lisburn Today

Family affair as three generations to climb Ireland's highest peak

Three generations of a local family will attempt to climb the highest peak in Ireland in aid of two charities.

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Lisburn Today

Lisburn bomb victims remembered 26 years on

Elected representatives for Lagan Valley and Thiepval Barracks laid wreaths at the plaque in Market Place marking the site of the bomb which killed six soldiers 26 years ago.

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