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More than 1,100 parking fines handed out in Banbridge in six months

More than 1,100 fixed penalty fines were handed out to motorists for on-street and off-street parking contraventions in Banbridge during the first six months of 2017.

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A traffic warden

Parking tickets issued per TOWN revealed

The number of parking tickets (penalty charge notices) issued in towns around Northern Ireland between January and June has been revealed.
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A1 southbound lane closures this weekend

A1 southbound lane closures this weekend

Motorists are being advised to allow additional time for journeys on the A1 this weekend due to slip road construction works on the southbound carriageway.

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A car going under the train barrier

WATCH: Translink appeals for safety first on the Railways this summer

Translink NI Railways is appealing to parents to help reinforce the message that railways are not safe places to play or congregate.
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Three men injured in two-van crash near Hillsborough

Three men injured in two-van crash near Hillsborough

Three men were taken to hospital for treatment following a serious two-vehicle road traffic collision near Hillsborough on Monday afternoon, July 31.

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Oil spill on A1: Drivers warned to slow down

Oil spill on A1: Drivers warned to slow down

Police are warning motorists using the Belfast-bound carriageway of the A1 to drive with caution following reports of oil on the road.

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A1 closed after single vehicle crash

A1 closed after single vehicle crash

Police are advising motorists that the A1 has been closed in both directions following a single vehicle road traffic collision at Sheepbridge, between Banbridge and Newry.

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£200k road resurfacing scheme to get under way next week

£200k road resurfacing scheme to get under way next week

A carriageway resurfacing scheme on Ravernet Road, Lisburn is due to commence on Monday, July 24, it has been confirmed.

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Emergency services personnel at the scene of Tuesday's fatal road traffic collision on the A1 near Banbridge. Pic by 
Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Man killed in road traffic collision on A1

A man has died following a serious road traffic collision on the A1 dual carriageway near Banbridge.

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The Gilford man's black Toyota car was 'keyed' sometime between 6.45am and 5pm on Tuesday, May 23.

Parking problems: People taking law into their own hands, claims disgruntled driver

People who have concerns about vehicles being “obstructively parked” should report them to police, not take the law into their own hands.

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Chief civil engineer David Crone holds the Dundrum tablet

Dundrum railway signal tablet comes home

The volunteers of the Downpatrick and County Down Railway are celebrating after a little piece of local railway heritage comes home nearly 70 years after the original line closed.

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DUP Alderman Junior McCrum (left) has welcomed a new 30 mph speed limit now in force in Moneyslane. For a number of years Alderman McCrum and retired DUP Councillor David Herron (right) have been campaigning for the speed restriction in response to concerns raised by local residents.

DUP men welcome new 30 mph speed limit

Two local DUP representatives have welcomed a new 30 mph speed limit now in force in Moneyslane.

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A traffic jam

Police appeal for Road Safety over Easter

Police are this Easter urging road users to take extra care on the roads.

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The A26 at Dromore Street, which narrows from two lanes into one near the junction with Ballymoney Hill. Pic by Google

Driving concerns to be passed on to PSNI

TransportNI has said it will pass on concerns about “aggressive/inconsiderate driving” in Banbridge town centre to the PSNI’s Roads Policing Unit.

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The A26 at Dromore Street, which narrows from two lanes into one near the junction with Ballymoney Hill. Pic by Google

Motorists asking if right of way is wrong

The Department for Infrastructure has vowed to look into concerns about safety at a busy road junction in the centre of Banbridge.

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WATCH: Dramatic moment R-driver has lucky escape at ‘dangerous’ junction

The owner of a local haulage company says a young R-driver is lucky to be alive after a terrifying near miss on a busy road outside Moira.

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Translink

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.
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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.

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