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Driver didn’t realise he was disqualified

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Barry Patience, Head of Department: Environmental Services, with Gillian
Topping, Head of Department: Environmental Health, pictured at one of the newly installed 'ballot bins'.

Council begins trialling new way of reducing cigarette litter

Environment
Traffic update

TRAFFIC: Delays after lorry fire on busy carriageway

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Jay Beatty

Dad’s horror as online troll targets Wee Jay after Celtic Hearts match

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Be aware: PSNI warning over 'Apple' email scam targeting bank details

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Weather warning: roads still icy this morning

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Damaged police constable’s watch

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Warning for defendant over drugs offences

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The Housing Executives Director of Asset Management Paul Isherwood alongside H & A Mechanical Service Contracts Director Martin Collins Greenview Gas Director Michael Burke and Carillion Energy Services Operations Director Kieran Adams launch the �336million investment to upgrade heating systems across Northern Ireland. Over the next 8 years, the contract will provide a comprehensive heating response maintenance service to include the servicing, repair and installation of all types of heating systems to its entire housing stock.  photo by Aaron McCracken

Housing Executive is turning up the heat

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An artist's impression of the new leisure centre

State-of-the art £30million leisure centre gets green light

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Man in his 50s dies following road traffic collision

Transport

Police appeal for witnesses after woman is injured in crash

Transport

WATCH | Motorist narrowly avoids head-on collision with car

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Translinks new Safety Bus can visit approximately 350 schools, or up to 25 thousand students, across Northern Ireland each academic year. Pictured at Aquinas Diocesan Grammar School in Belfast are Year 8 student Sarah McWilliams; Kevin Wallace, Safety Bus; Year 8 pupil Hannah Wilson; Sean McGreevy, Metro Falls Service Delivery Manager; Erin Watson, Year 8 student ; Susan ONeill, Safety Bus; and Year 8 students Oscar Feron and Kate McWilliams

Thousands of children in Northern Ireland to receive bus safety advice

Education

Essential safety work will be carried out, assures Roads Manager

Transport

Almost all the charges dropped in ‘pedlar’ case

Crime

‘On verge of a lengthy time behind bars’

Crime

Had made an error in changing over his insurance policy

Crime

Couple admit alcohol and weedkiller theft

Crime

Work will soon start on new college

Education
New-Bridge contract awarded.

Contractor appointed for New-Bridge project

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Translinks new Safety Bus can visit approximately 350 schools, or up to 25 thousand students, across Northern Ireland each academic year. Pictured at Aquinas Diocesan Grammar School in Belfast are Year 8 student Sarah McWilliams; Kevin Wallace, Safety Bus; Year 8 pupil Hannah Wilson; Sean McGreevy, Metro Falls Service Delivery Manager; Erin Watson, Year 8 student ; Susan ONeill, Safety Bus; and Year 8 students Oscar Feron and Kate McWilliams

Thousands of children in Northern Ireland to receive bus safety advice

Education
Robin McLoughlin, principal of Banbridge Academy.

‘Controlled schools are naturally integrated schools’

Education
A computer-generated image of the proposed new SRC campus in Banbridge.

Stormont stalemate holding up new college project

Education

32 new jobs created as three new retailers open at The OUTLET

Business
Priscilla Ward with her Bernese Mountain Dog, Simba and Derick Wilson, Business Development Manager at Ulster Bank.

New veterinary practice unlocks pet-tential with Ulster Bank

Business
Stuart and Barbara Hughes, owners of Hughes Craft Distillery and the award-winning range of RubyBlue liqueurs, with Derick Wilson (right), Business Development Manager at Ulster Bank.

Dromore couple to open ‘gin school’

Business
Sir Jeffrey Donaldson MP. Pic by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com

MP to meet with Ulster Bank officials over branch closures

Business

Poots sparks backlash after calling taoiseach ‘Little Leo’

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RHI

RHI overspend far greater than first feared, department tells court

Business
This is the only time that MLAs have sat in the Assembly chamber since January  and it lasted just 46 minutes

MLA pay rise, despite just 46 minutes in Assembly chamber

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A general view of a hospital corridor

Health waiting times grow even worse

Health
Trevor Lunn MLA.

‘More must be done to help vulnerable prisoners’

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Council begins trialling new way of reducing cigarette litter

Environment
Pictured at the recent biodiversity project in Lagan Park, Dromara are representatives of Dromara Primary School, St Michael's Primary Shool and Finnis & Dromara Youth with Alderman James Tinsley, Chairman of the council's Leisure & Community Development Committee and Councillor Uel Mackin.

Young people help enhance biodiversity in park

Environment
Councillor Kevin Savage highlights fly-tipping. INBL fly-tipping

Sneak fly-tippers dump bathroom

Crime
Winner in the Best Kept Large Town Category of the NI Best Kept Awards Banbridge. Dave Foster, Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, Joe Mahon, Patron of the NI Amenity Council, Michelle Hatfield, Human Resources and Corporate Responsibility Director at Belfast City Airport and Doreen Muskett, President of the NI Amenity Council, present Armagh, Banbridge, Craigavon District Council representative, Barry Patience with the award. The judges loved the entrances into Banbridge, from all points, which were found to be very inviting and well maintained. The cleanliness and presentation of the town is clear for all to see.  The Best Kept City, Town, Village and Housing Area Awards is the grand finale of the Best Kept Awards initiative, and is a fantastic opportunity for schools, health and social care facilities, housing areas and towns, villages and cities across Northern Ireland to encourage local volunteering and civic pride in local areas.

‘Best Kept’ title for Banbridge

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Sharp rise in counselling for sexually exploited children in NI

Offbeat
Koulla Yiasouma, Northern Ireland Childrens Commissioner.

Steady increase in young people seeking mental health support

Health
An unhappy child

Hundreds of NI children contact Childline with bullying woes

Offbeat
Southern Trust Radiographers won the Health and Social Care Leadership Award for Leadership and Culture.

Trust staff recognised at major awards event

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Parking enforcement at hospital

Health