Female soldiers from Coleraine to serve on frontline?

Press Eye � Belfast - Northern Ireland
Thursday 16nd March 2017
Photo by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye �
Six men arrested after 'serious assault' in Co Antrim bar.
Police said that at around 6pm a group of men entered McConnell's Bar on Main Street in Doagh with weapons including hammers and baseball bats before attacking a man in his 40s.
The man was taken to hospital where he's being treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries.
Detective Sergeant Robinson said: "We believe that the males then left the scene on foot to waiting cars and left the area.
Press Eye � Belfast - Northern Ireland Thursday 16nd March 2017 Photo by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye � Six men arrested after 'serious assault' in Co Antrim bar. Police said that at around 6pm a group of men entered McConnell's Bar on Main Street in Doagh with weapons including hammers and baseball bats before attacking a man in his 40s. The man was taken to hospital where he's being treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries. Detective Sergeant Robinson said: "We believe that the males then left the scene on foot to waiting cars and left the area.
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Female soldiers from Coleraine could be among the first to serve on the frontline in conflicts after a change in army combat rules.

The NI Squadron, which is based in Coleraine and Belfast, is gearing up their recruitment drive for the Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry in the wake of the decision to allow female soldiers on the frontline.

The B Company of The Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry is equipped with heavily armoured land rovers developed in the wake of operations in Afghanistan to give troops highly mobile and highly effective weaponry across all terrains.

The changes will be phased in, with the first women being introduced to the armoured crops by the end of 2016.

The change was brought about after two years of study.