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East Londonderry faces retirement wave

East Londonderry is in the top five constituencies in Northern Ireland with the most residents set to gain access to their pension pot, according to a financial services company.

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Stress free puppy petting day for students at  Coleraine Uni

Stress free puppy petting day for students at Coleraine Uni

Henry and Harry are just two of the rescue dogs from the Causeway Coast Dog Rescue which appeared at the Students’ Union in Coleraine to host a ‘Stress Free Puppy Petting Day’.

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PACEMAKER, BELFAST, 17/1/2018: Former Vauxhall International North West 200 race winner, Jeremy McWilliams joins Event Director, Mervyn Whyte and Air Ambulance NI Chairman, Ian Crowe to announce the  selection of AANI as the race festival's chosen charity for 2018. Also included are pilot, Richard Steele and Paramedic, Stuart Stevenson.
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Air Ambulance NI is designated charity for 2018 NW200

The Air Ambulance NI (AANI) will once again be the designated charity of the 2018 Vauxhall International North West 200.

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PSNI  winter anti-drink drive operation. 
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Citizen praised over anti-drink driving stance in Coleraine

A judge praised a member of the public for helping to hammer home the annual anti-drink campaign message over the festive period by contacting police after they spotted an erratic driver on Christmas Eve.

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£150 fine and four penalty points

£150 fine and four penalty points

A Bushmills man has been given four penalty points and fined £150 for driving without due care and attention at the Ballycastle Road roundabout in Coleraine.

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Restraining Order breach admission

Restraining Order breach admission

An argument broke out between a woman with a Coleraine address and her mother after the post arrived and it emerged Elizabeth McLaughlin had not properly completed an application for benefits, a defence solicitor claimed in court.

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Fined for post office candle theft

Fined for post office candle theft

A woman who stole a candle worth £13.95 from a post office in Portstewart has been fined £100.

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Facing drugs supply charges

Two Portrush men appeared side by side in the dock at Coleraine Magistrates Court on Monday, January 15 facing drugs supply charges.

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Man due in court over thefts

Man due in court over thefts

Police have charged a 22-year-old man with 20 counts of theft.

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HOCKEY: Win for Portrush Firsts

HOCKEY: Win for Portrush Firsts

Portrush First XI began the New Year in great style with a dominant display against Saintfield.

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Case of man charged with assisting alleged offender is further adjourned

Case of man charged with assisting alleged offender is further adjourned

A Garvagh man charged with assisting an alleged offender in connection with an attempted murder in the town in December has had his case further adjourned until March.

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Former Vauxhall International North West 200 race winner, Jeremy McWilliams joins Event Director, Mervyn Whyte and Air Ambulance NI Chairman, Ian Crowe to announce the  selection of AANI as the race festival's chosen charity for 2018. Also included are pilot, Richard Steele and Paramedic, Stuart Stevenson.

Air Ambulance NI is official NW200 charity in 2018

The Air Ambulance NI (AANI) has been confirmed as the official charity of the Vauxhall International North West 200 once again in 2018.

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Luke McKendry, who has been offered a two-year scholarship with Premiership side Swansea.

FOOTBALL: Luke nets Swansea scholarship

Rising football star, Luke McKendry, has been offered a two-year scholarship with Premiership side Swansea, following a series of trials in December.

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HOCKEY: Coleraine win tight encounter

HOCKEY: Coleraine win tight encounter

Coleraine Ladies Hockey 1st XI entertained Dromore at Rugby Avenue on Saturday in a top of the table clash and came away 2-0 winners in an all important six-pointer.

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Jailed for being disorderly and assaulting police

Jailed for being disorderly and assaulting police

A man with a Larne address has been jailed for five months for being disorderly in Portstewart and assaulting police which included biting.

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Facing cannabis charges

Facing cannabis charges

A Portrush man has been accused of possessing cannabis with intent to supply.

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Fr Gregory Cormican.

‘He was a man with a gift for friendship’

Tributes have been paid to Glenavy priest Fr Gregory Cormican, who passed away on January 14 after a long battle with illness.

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All six Danske Bank Premiership games will now be played on the Friday night.  Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press

IRISH LEAGUE: Games rescheduled following NI friendly announcement

The Northern Ireland Football League have announced that all Danske Bank Premiership fixtures scheduled for Saturday 24 March will now be played on Friday 23 March (kick-off 7.45pm).

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Disorderly angler bit custody officer on leg

Disorderly angler bit custody officer on leg

A man who who was reeled in by police after being disorderly on a Christmas night out with fishing friends then got a bite in a police station.

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