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Man ‘threw bowl of his own vomit over nurse treating him’

A man accused of throwing a bowl of vomit over a nurse trying treat to his injuries must remain in custody, a High Court judge has ruled.

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Traffic and travel

Traffic and travel: Road closure causing delays

A lane closure on the Castlerock Road has left all Coleraine town services subject to delay and disruption.

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Roads warning as NI temperatures expected to plumet

Roads warning as NI temperatures expected to plumet

The Department for Infrastructure has urged road users to exercise caution with icy conditions predicted overnight in Northern Ireland.

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IN PICTURES: Northern Ireland’s top 20 parking fine hotspots revealed

Over 150,000 car parking and bus lane fines were dished out across Northern Ireland in 2017 and today we reveal Northern Ireland’s top 20 hotspots.

Offbeat
Morelli’s scoops top UK award for best ice-cream

Morelli’s scoops top UK award for best ice-cream

Morelli’s Vanilla ice-cream was been named the best in the UK at a top awards ceremony held in Harrowgate last night.

Business
Wrightbus chief executive asked to explain job losses

Wrightbus chief executive asked to explain job losses

The Chairman and Chief Executive of Wrightbus, Mr Mark Nodder, met a delegation from the SDLP in Stormont last week to explain the reasons for anticipated redundancies.

Business

Coleraine man will be the ‘talk of the town’

A judge said a Coleraine man punched a former friend because he thought he was being talked about but his court appearance means the “whole town” will be talking about him.

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Police appeal for information on missing teenager Shannon

Police appeal for information on missing teenager Shannon

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the well-being of 15-year-old Shannon McCann from the Ballymena area.

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Jail for hospital hate crime man

Jail for hospital hate crime man

A man who spat upon and was verbally abusive to a doctor in a hospital hate crime has been given a ten months jail term.

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NIFRS

Firefighters called to Coleraine blaze

Firefighters tackled a blaze at a house in Coleraine on Tuesday evening.

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North coast is facing housing crisis

North coast is facing housing crisis

Some of Northern Ireland’s care and support services will collapse if significant funding is not found within the next year, a former housing minister and the head of an NI housing association have warned.

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Parking charges at tourist traps will bring chaos, Hillis warns

Parking charges at tourist traps will bring chaos, Hillis warns

Local residents in some of the north coast’s popular tourist areas will suffer if new plans to implement car parking charges are implements, it has been claimed.

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Rural areas feeling left out in the cold as winter continues to bite

Rural areas feeling left out in the cold as winter continues to bite

Winter gritting plannners need to account for rural schools and other vital services, according to Sinn Fein MLA Philip McGuigan

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Reports have suggested the government could pay �50bn to leave the EU

Zero percent rate increase in Causeway Coast & Glens

Councillors have agreed to a zero percent change to rates in the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council area.

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Hit and run appeal

Hit and run appeal

Police in Ballymoney are appealing for witnesses to a hit & run road traffic collision which occurred on the Drumagarner Road, Kilrea at approximately 20.45 hours on Monday 05/02/18. An unknown vehicle has been travelling towards Kilrea when it has struck temporary traffic lights implemented due to roadworks on the road. As a result damage has been caused to both the temporary traffic lights and a homeowner’s gate.

Crime
Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service welcomes new volunteers for the Coleraine area.  L-R: Archie McKay, Assistant Group Commander, Community Protection, NIFRS; volunteers - Hector Hishart, Peter Fleming, John McLester, Richard Jones, Ita McErlean, Gavin Rodgers; Gerry Lennon, Group Commander, NIFRS; Andy Deal, Station Commander, NIFRS and Julie Rea, Volunteer Co-ordinator, NIFRS.

NI Fire Service welcomes seven new volunteers to the Coleraine ranks

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) is delighted to welcome seven community based fire safety education volunteers who will help deliver fire safety messages across the Coleraine station area.

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NSPCC expanding its adult helpline

NSPCC expanding its adult helpline

The NSPCC is expanding its free and confidential helpline for adults who have concerns about children. The leading children’s charity has announced the creation of seven new roles which will almost double the size of the local team.

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Home to Portrush crew are honoured

Home to Portrush crew are honoured

A civic reception has been held to mark the achievements of the ‘Home to Portrush’ rowing crew.

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PSNI

Renewed appeal over Rasharkin arson attack

Detectives in Coleraine have renewed their appeal for witnesses and information following an arson attack at a house in the Churchfields area of Rasharkin on Monday 5th February.

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Accused of stealing bibles from St Patrick’s Church

A man has appeared in court in Coleraine accused of stealing bibles and hymn books from two churches in the north coast area.

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