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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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Man killed in crash named

Man killed in crash named

Police have confirmed the identity of a man who died following a road traffic collision in County Armagh on Saturday.

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‘Buses not using station to minimise stopping time’

‘Buses not using station to minimise stopping time’

Translink has confirmed that its Belfast to Dublin bus service stops outside Banbridge bus depot in order to “minimise stopping time.”

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Lord Mayor Garath Keating pictured promoting the council's free parking scheme in the run up to Christmas.

Council hits back over car parking complaints

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Council has defended its free Christmas parking scheme following criticism from angry motorists who were hit with parking tickets on Christmas eve.

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A1 reopens following earlier accident involving stag

A1 reopens following earlier accident involving stag

The A1 road near Banbridge has reopened to traffic, police have said.

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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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Parking

Unionists put brakes on dual currency parking meters

Unionists have put the brakes on plans to explore if parking meters here may accept Euro coins.

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Brenda Hale MLA.

MLA pushing for safety improvements at road junction

TransportNI has committed to undertake an investigation into the feasibility of improving sightlines at a busy crossroads near Dromore.

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Police at the scene on the Scarva Road in Banbridge after two children were knocked down on Monday afternoon. Pic by Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Hundreds sign petition calling for safety measures on road where schoolgirls were hit by car

Almost 500 people have signed an online petition calling for safety measures to be installed on the Scarva Road, Banbridge.

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Upper Bann MLA Carla Lockhart.

Campaign under way to beef up bus service

Moves are under way to secure a beefed-up bus service for the Blackskull area.

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The scene after a woman in her 60s died in a collision between a car and a coach  on the A1 near Hillsborough on Friday morning. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Police confirm death of woman in her 60s following A1 coach and car collision

A woman in her 60s has died following this morning’s collision between a coach and a car on the A1 carriageway near Hillsborough.

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MP David Simpson

Bid to put brakes on boy racers

Upper Bann MP David Simpson has called for a crackdown to be made on dangerous drivers and illegal street racers in Banbridge town and the surrounding area.

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John O'Dowd

Start work on A1 safety projects says O’Dowd

Local Sinn Fein MLA John O’Dowd says he is putting pressure on the Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard to ensure a full road scheme earmarked for the A1 will still go ahead.

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Cllr Darren Causby has noticed a substantial increase in potholes all year round.

Local council worst district for potholes

Our council area is the worst affected by potholes in the whole of Northern Ireland, it has been revealed.

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DUP Councillor Mark Baxter and MLA Carla Lockhart welcomed the Dunkirk Road repairs.

Work set to begin on Dunkirk Road

Work to patch up the Dunkirk Road, Waringstown was set to begin yesterday (Monday).

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Jo-Anne Dobson

Calls for an end to Scarva road speeding

Residents in Banbridge are calling for an end to speeding on the Scarva Road to allay fears over the safety of children heading to and from school.

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The stretch of road at the Gallows Street entrance to Dromore's short-stay car-park, where drivers are accustomed to parking at the kerbside.

Drivers hit out online over parking rules

Drivers in Dromore have taken to social media to vent their frustration at what some are calling ‘an easy target for parking attendants’ in town.

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No bus strops as new station is welcomed

The new bus facility in Banbridge officially opened last Monday and brought with it some changes to where buses stop in town.

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