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Sunday parades and rally in Belfast city centre

Road users are advised to anticipate traffic delays in Belfast city centre on Sunday (February 25) between 11.30am and 3.00pm.

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Paul Hanna, Molson Coors and Martha Davis, Matties Meeting House, Cairncastle, at the Top 100 Hospitality Business Awards at Titanic Belfast. Pictures by Kelvin Boyes, Press Eye.

Raising a glass to hospitality hotspots

Over half of Northern Ireland’s top 100 hospitality businesses hail from Co. Antrim.

Business
Lonely Planet’s number one destination sparks tourist drive

Lonely Planet’s number one destination sparks tourist drive

Lonely Planet recently named the Causeway Coastal Route and Belfast as the as the #1 Best Region To Visit in 2018 and the tourism team at Causeway Coast and Glens has taken to the road to maximise the opportunities from this accolade.

Business
Coast FM to launch in Coleraine

Coast FM to launch in Coleraine

A new community radio license for the Coleraine area has been awarded by Ofcom.

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Russell Watton PUP Councillor

Co Antrim school withdraws from GAA project over parents’ concerns

A Co Antrim school where parents had expressed concern about pupils being “under pressure” to take part in Gaelic games has withdrawn from what the NI Education Authority described as a “cross-community initiative”.

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Judge's court wig and hammer or gavel

Ballymoney man convicted of benefit fraud

A man was convicted at Antrim Crown Court today for claiming benefits he was not entitled to.

Crime
Portrush redevelopment right on schedule ahead of Open Championship

Portrush redevelopment right on schedule ahead of Open Championship

With less than 18 months to go before The Open Championship comes to Portrush, the Department for Communities (DfC) has outlined progress on its £17million regeneration plans for the town.

Business
The entrance to Ballymoney High School. Copyright: Google

Boys are ‘under pressure’ to play GAA at Ballymoney High School

Parents at a Co Antrim school say they are unhappy with what they view as attempts to “pressure” children into taking part in GAA.

Education
The alleged incident happened at the Causeway Hospital in Coleraine

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.

Crime
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.

Crime
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.

Business
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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