Ballynahinch, Northern Ireland Newswire

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  1. Twelve police stations to be sold in cost-saving driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | The Belfast Telegraph

    The move will generate an estimated A 1.5 million for the Northern Ireland Policing Board which owns the police estate and result in annual savings of about A 600,000. Policing Board chair, Anne Connolly said : " Whilst policing is not about bricks and mortar, an effective police service must have the necessary range of buildings to support its work.

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  2. TransportNI confirms infrastructure programme for Lisburn and CastlereaghRead the original story

    Friday Dec 2 | Lisburn Today

    Eastern Divisional Manager Kevin Monaghan outlined the plans as he met with Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council to update members on the Department for Infrastructure's programme for the area. Addressing Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, Mr Monaghan said: "In the next six months, the council area will see the completion of a number of infrastructure projects that will realise significant benefits for both the local community and commuters.

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  3. Officers swoop on immigrations offenders in Co DownRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 1 | Belfast Today

    In the operation on Saturday, November 26, officers visited Taste of Nasema, Main Street, Ballynahinch and questioned staff to establish whether they had the right to live and work in the UK. Three Indian nationals were found working illegally.

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  4. Road safety concerns: Police cracking down on speeding in AnnahiltRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 1 | Lisburn Today

    Police are warning motorists that they will be cracking down on the problem of speeding in Annahilt over the coming days and weeks. Cllr Mackin said he organised the meeting "in response to residents' concerns about speeding on the main road through the village and the safety of children walking to and from the local school."

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  5. Revamped Barbour playpark re-opensRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Lisburn Today

    The Mayor of Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, Councillor Brian Bloomfield MBE and the Chairman of the Council s Chairman of Leisure & Community Development Committee, Councillor Tim Morrow with children from Largymore Primary School trying out the newly revamped Barbour Play Park. The refurbished facilities at Barbour Play Park are set to make playtime a whole lot more fun for local children following a total investment of 76,000 from Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council.

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  6. Northern Ireland launches A 11m rural development fundRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 29 | FarmingUK

    The Mourne, Gullion and Lecale Rural Development Partnership will deliver direct grant aid to projects in the area across a range of schemes, with the overall aim of stimulating the economy and improving the quality of life for residents. Speaking as NI's Rural Minister attended a special launch event in Ballynahinch, Michelle McIlveen said: "As Minister with responsibility for rural affairs, I am committed to protecting and enhancing the quality of life for the high proportion of Northern Ireland citizens that live in rural areas.

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  7. 11million funding boost for rural areas gets thumbs upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | Newrydemocrat.com

    DAERA Minister Michelle McIlveen, Gillian Fitzpatrick, Chairperson Newry, Mourne and Down District Council and Nicholas McCrickard Chairperson Mourne Gullion Lecale Rural Partnership pictured with members of the Local Action Group. AN 11 million rural investment scheme for Newry, Mourne and Down has been announced by the Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Minister Michelle McIlveen.

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  8. Trump election: The word on the street in BelfastRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Belfast Today

    As the dust settled on the US election GRAEME COUSINS spoke to people in Belfast city centre who gave their reaction to the news that Donald Trump had beaten Hillary Clinton to become the 45th US president Not surprisingly, people in Belfast on Wednesday morning were more than willing to share their thoughts on the election of controversial candidate Donald Trump as US president. Few were shocked by his win, though many were fearful of just what the business tycoon turned politician is capable of while in power.

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  9. Cookstown people bringing protest to Stormont over jobs and benefits office closuresRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2016 | Midulster Today

    A contingency of Cookstown people are due to protest the proposed closure of the town's JobCentre and Social Security Office at Stormont. A bus is leaving from the town to deliver a petition on Tuesday, November 15, when MLA Linda Dillon is tabling an adjournment debate on the issue.

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  10. Local Royal Irish Reservist preparing for Remembrance SundayRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2016 | Lisburn Today

    The 2nd Battalion The Royal Irish Regiment has been working hard over the past few weeks in preparations for the annual Remembrance Parade on Sunday, November 13. Soldiers from Lisburn, Ballymena, Portadown and Enniskillen have spent time 'bulling' shoes, polishing medals and belts to having uniforms tailored and fitted for this year's parade where they will remember the Regiments past from South Africa 1899-02; Gallipoli to the Somme during World War 1, Sicily to Germany in World War 2 not forgetting Korea, Northern Ireland, Iraq and more recently Afghanistan. The Regiments history stems over many decades and numerous conflicts from its inception in 1689.

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  11. Couple tied up as robbers with knife raid Co Antrim homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | The Belfast Telegraph

    A man in his 70s and woman in her 60s have been tied up during a robbery at their home in Co Antrim. A man in his 70s and woman in her 60s have been tied up during a robbery at their home in Co Antrim.

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  12. Local pupils are inspired by author to follow their dreamsRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2016 | Lisburn Today

    Down Royal Racecourse was the venue for the first event marking a new project 'Two Counties One Book', which will link counties Down and Kildare through a partnership between Libraries NI and Kildare Libraries. The 'Two Counties One Book' project is encouraging teenagers across both counties to read the same equestrian-themed novel Racing Manhattan by Terence Blacker, published by Andersen Press, which is an epic, emotional story of speed, spirit and the power of love.

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  13. Family's terror as home bursts into flames after freak lightning ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    A deadly bolt is believed to have struck a television aerial, before shooting through the house and blowing up electrical equipment. A petrified family fled from their home after a freak lightning strike ripped through the property with "an almighty blast".

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  14. Two taken to hospital after seven vehicle collisionRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2016 | Lisburn Today

    A Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service spokesperson said: "Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service received a call at 8:27am to a report of a 7 vehicle road traffic collision at the Magheraknock Road area of Ballynahinch this morning . "1 Fire Appliance from Lisburn Fire Station attended to the scene.

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  15. Fancy prefab houseboats are a drifter's dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | Curbed

    ... natural wood and modern, industrial materials. The company's model home-currently docked in Ballynahinch, Northern Ireland-features an elegant glass railing and a flat rooftop terrace covered in artificial turf. If your idea of a well-appointed home ...

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  16. Teenagers arrested after man is tied up and robbed at knifepointRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2016 | Belfast Today

    Two males aged 18 and 19 have been arrested on suspicion of robbery and a number of other offences after a man was tied up and robbed at his home in West Belfast. The 20-year-old victim was threatened with a knife during the incident in the Cloona Manor area, which was reported to police at around 2:20am on Sunday, September 18. The stolen silver coloured Vauxhall Vectra was recovered by police shortly after 3am after it was involved in a road traffic collision on the Crossgar Road in Saintfield.

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  17. Teenagers arrested after man is tied up and robbed at knifepointRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2016 | Lisburn Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Two males aged 18 and 19 have been arrested on suspicion of robbery and a number of other offences after a man was tied up and robbed at his home in West Belfast.

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  18. Disney seeks to copy Game of Thrones in new Northern Ireland musicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | Independent.ie

    Disney is seeking to emulate Game of Thrones in using Northern Ireland's landscape in creating a global hit as it films what it hopes will be a successful follow-up to its phenomenal High School Musical franchise. Disney is seeking to emulate Game of Thrones in using Northern Ireland's landscape in creating a global hit as it films what it hopes will be a successful follow-up to its phenomenal High School Musical franchise.

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  19. Disney Channel to Premiere Music-Filled Mystery Drama the Lodge, 9/23Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... King, Geoff McGivern, Dan Richardson, Laila Rouass and Ellie Taylor. Filmed on location in Ballynahinch, Northern Ireland, the story introduces 15-year-old Skye who, after the loss of her mother, returns with her father to North Star Lodge, the ...

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  20. Royal Black parades climax marching seasonRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2016 | Belfast Today

    Members of the 17,000-strong Royal Black Institution will be on parade in Lisburn, Ballymena, Portadown, Loughgall, Castlederg and Raphoe . Upwards of 360 preceptories will be headed by more than 300 bands of a high standard, a number from the Irish Republic and Scotland - making it a highly colourful, dignified expression of loyalist culture.

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