Antrim County, Northern Ireland Newswire

Antrim County, Northern Ireland Newswire

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  1. Broughshane burglary linked to others say policeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Ballymena Today

    Chief Inspector Stephen McCauley said: "It was reported that sometime between 7.00 am and 3.00 pm, on Tuesday February 21, the property was broken into and ransacked before jewellery was stolen. "We are appealing to anyone that may have any information or to anyone that may have witnessed any suspicious activity in the area, at the time, to contact detectives at Ballymena Reactive and Organised Crime Branch on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 743 of the 21/02/17.


  2. Community award for 'Whitehead Wombles'Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Larne Today

    Whitehead Wombles with Mayor Audrey Wales and other Mid and East Antrim Borough representatives, with host Joe Mahon and Live Here Love Here Manager, Jodie McAneaney. Local residents have been rewarded for their commitment to the environment through the first ever 'Live Here Love Here Community Awards'.


  3. 'Entirely wrong' for probes to focus on soldiers not IRA - PMRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Belfast Today

    The Prime Minister has said it was "entirely wrong" if historic Troubles investigations focused on soldiers rather than IRA terrorists. A former Tory minister also said it is "profoundly wrong" that British veterans are being pursued decades after their service while 1 million is paid out to a terrorist.


  4. Dr Michael Leach gives talk on mountain gorillas to High studentsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Ballymoney Today

    Dr. Michael Leach, wildlife author and photographer, visited Ballymoney Library on Tuesday, February 21 to meet Year 10 pupils from Ballymoney High School. Libraries NI was delighted to invite Dr. Leach to deliver a series of talks in a number of libraries across Northern Ireland to support Fact February, a promotion of information books.


  5. Closure of Ballymoney police station to public 'retrograde' step, claimRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Ballymoney Today

    Police have pointed to the different ways people are accessing their services in response to concerns over plans of closing Ballymoney PSNI Station to the public. They note that advances in technology have made it possible to deliver new ways of reporting crime, filling out official forms and engaging with officers.


  6. Armed robbery condemnedRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Newtownabbey Today

    Elected representatives have expressed disgust in the wake of an armed robbery in Carnmoney and resulting security alert in New Mossley. Armed and masked men robbed a van from a home in the Wynnland Park area of Carnmoney at approximately 8pm on Tuesday, February 21. The area around the van was cordoned off and a number of homes evacuated whilst police and ATO examined the van to ensure the safety of local residents.


  7. Voters can save devolution by opting for change, says SDLP leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Belfast Telegraph

    The Assembly election is a critical moment for the future of powersharing in Northern Ireland, with voters facing a stark choice between saving devolution or a return to direct rule, the SDLP leader has said. The Assembly election is a critical moment for the future of powersharing in Northern Ireland, with voters facing a stark choice between saving devolution or a return to direct rule, the SDLP leader has said.


  8. House prices remain steady for Larne and Carrickfergus areasRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Larne Today

    In terms of individual property types, the University report highlights that all sectors of the market have continued to experience annual rates of price increase with semi-detached houses at A 121,994, detached houses at A 189,982 detached bungalows at A 178,438, and apartments at A 80,720. For Northern Ireland as a whole the new Ulster University research indicates a decrease in the average house price of 1.3 per cent over the year and 2.6 per cent over the quarter to A 150,778.


  9. Mid Ulster house prices jump almost 15% despite overall downward trendRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Tyrone Times

    The average cost of a house in Mid Ulster has grown almost 15 per cent to just over 142,000 in the last year, according to new Ulster University research. The university's quarterly house price index, which was carried out in conjunction with Northern Ireland Housing Executive and Progressive Building Society, also shows how detached bungalows have bolstered figures.


  10. SDLP leader in plea to voters to save devolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    The Assembly election is a critical moment for the future of powersharing in Northern Ireland, with voters facing a stark choice between saving devolution or a return to direct rule, the SDLP leader has said. Colum Eastwood claimed the DUP and Sinn Fin's inability to resolve their differences meant power would likely be transferred back to Westminster if the parties were returned to lead roles at Stormont Castle after the snap poll.


  11. Randox Health brings Grand National trophy on a tour of local schoolsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Ballymoney Today

    Schoolchildren from Dalriada Grammar, Bushmills Primary and Coleraine Integrated College will today get to see the 2017 Randox Health Grand National trophy, when the new sponsor takes it on a schools tour. The visit to Ballymoney, Coleraine and Bushmills' schools marks the first time in the history of the race that the Grand National trophy has visited Northern Ireland.


  12. Countdown is on for annual showRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Ballycastle Today

    The Birches Vintage Club would like to thank everyone who has purchased tickets for their annual supper dance which will take place on Saturday March 4 at 8pm, in the Seagoe Hotel, Portadown. With only a small number of tickets remaining, the club have once again been overwhelmed by the support they have received for their upcoming fundraising event for NI Children's Hospice.


  13. Trump TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Stranger

    'm walking through Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam on the last day of January, looking for someplace to get tea. I realize my dark-blue passport is still in my hand.


  14. Irish trainers plan big raid on A 57,000 prizemoney at Ayr RacesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    The ferries from Larne to Cairnryan at the weekend will be full of horses heading to Ayr in a bid to plunder some of the 57,000 prize-money on offer at the track on Monday, writes IAIN FERGUSON. There looks like being a larger than normal amount of runners from across the sea with Stuart Crawford, Noel Kelly, Patrick Griffin, Neil McKnight and Prunella Dobbs all planning 'Ayr raids.'


  15. Anti-drugs video goes viral on webRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Newtownabbey Today

    A local theatre group has sent out a powerful message through a video illustrating the harsh reality of drug use across the region. The hard-hitting production, created by Rathcoole-based Newtownabbey Arts and Cultural Network , shows the tragic consequences of illegal drug use.


  16. James Gallagher Doesn't Think Kirill Medvedovski Poses a Threat at Bellator 173Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MMA Weekly

    Though he had a couple fights cancelled, Gallagher managed to pick up three wins in 2016 and raise his winning streak to five straight victories to start off his pro MMA career. "I had a few fights, racked up a few wins, and got signed to Bellator, so it was the biggest year of my career so far," Gallagher told


  17. Helping to protect and enhance the local and global environmentRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Lisburn Today

    People across Lisburn and Castlereagh are being urged to have their say on the 40-page document, which sets out a vision for community planning in the council area over the next 15 years. The draft plan gives information about local housing and the environment, and sets out a number of ideas for helping tackle a wide range of issues, from local biodiversity to climate change.


  18. 'Blue Saab' link to ransacking of houseRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Belfast Today

    The owners of a house are thought to have disturbed burglars who were ransacking their home on the Ballygarvey Road, Ballymena in broad daylight. Now police have appealed for information and they are particularly interested in a 'dark blue Saab' which was at the scene.


  19. IFA to investigate Irish Cup match fixing allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | BBC News

    The match in question is Crewe's Irish Cup sixth round tie at Warrenpoint Town which they lost 5-0. It is alleged there were attempts to bet large sums on there being more than four goals in the game.


  20. 'INLA ammunition and pipe bombs' seized by policeRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Belfast Today

    Ammunition and pipe bombs thought to be linked to the Irish National Liberation Army have been seized in Belfast. The republican paramilitary splinter group said it destroyed its arms in 2010 as part of the Northern Ireland peace process.