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Judge describes mans piercing work as ‘butchery’

The owner of a cosmetic piercing business based in Coleraine has been prosecuted for multiple offences at Ballymena Courthouse on Friday 7th May 2021 in a case brought by Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council.  Christopher Ferguson, the owner of the now closed cosmetic piercing business and who earlier pleaded…

Judge describes mans piercing work as ‘butchery’

The owner of a cosmetic piercing business based in Coleraine has been prosecuted for multiple offences at Ballymena Courthouse on Friday 7th May 2021 in a case brought by Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council.  Christopher Ferguson, the owner of the now closed cosmetic piercing business and who earlier pleaded…

New public information campaign to further boost vaccination drive

‘Every vaccination brings us closer, together’ – that’s the message from the new Northern Ireland public information campaign launching today. It will feature TV and...

Weir announces £5m for summer youth activity scheme

A programme of activities to provide much needed support to children and young people will be rolled out during July and August. The focus of...
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LiveSmart Community Environmental Grant Programme set to open

A new funding scheme to help local groups improve and protect the environment has been launched by Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council. The LiveSmart Community Environmental Grant Programme will provide small grants of up to £500 to community and voluntary organisations who want to: Improve general cleanliness and tackle…

Fresh appeal for information after car set on fire along...

Four weeks on from an incident in which a car was set on fire and abandoned on railway tracks close to the Limestone Road...

‘Pigs are more intelligent than your dog’ asserts online petition to...

A petition has appeared online asking for support in an attempt to prevent the development of a meat processing plant outside Ballymoney. Titled ‘Stop 1000s...
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Cloonavin to light up for World Fairtrade Day

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council is lighting up Cloonavin in yellow and blue on Saturday 8th May for World Fairtrade Day. The annual event aims to raise awareness about efforts to change trading practices to create a fair and sustainable future while celebrating the role played by Fairtrade in…

Absolute discharge for ‘Honest’ defendant in assault case

A man contesting a charge against him of common assault on a juvenile who was aged 13 at the time of the incident, has...
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Public urged to play their part in keeping Causeway Coast and...

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council is calling on the public to play its part in keeping the area litter-free. With the easing of restrictions and improving weather, the Borough is getting busier and there’s been a marked increase in litter levels. While Council staff are doing all they can…
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Diamond wedding congratulations for Portstewart couple

The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council has offered his congratulations to a couple from Portstewart on the occasion of their Diamond wedding anniversary. Alderman Mark Fielding, accompanied by the Mayoress Mrs Phyllis Fielding, made a special presentation to William and Finola Creelman as they celebrate 60 years…

Tesco funds local Mens Shed to help improve mental health in...

Tesco Community Grants scheme will enable Ballymoney Mens Work Shed & Social Centre to cover the costs of materials, training & mentoring for its...

Tesco invites charities in Ballymoney to apply for new Community Grant

Tesco is encouraging charities and community groups in Ballymoney to apply for funding for local projects that matter to them. The newly-rebranded Tesco Community Grants...

The Driver Vehicle Agency re-opens its practical driving test booking system...

The online booking system for practical driving tests is opening to all remaining customers on Monday 10 May 2021 at 10am. A priority booking system...

Department updates vaccination programme

Keep coming forward for your first and second COVID-19 vaccine doses. That’s the clear advice to the public, as the unprecedented drive to protect the...
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Huge interest in Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s Green Dog...

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council wants to thank the public after hundreds of responsible dog owners signed up for its Green Dog Walkers Scheme. The free-to-join initiative, launched last month as part of an ongoing campaign against dog fouling, has attracted almost 600 participants so far. The national initiative…
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Mayor makes special presentation to Queen’s Award winner

The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council has made a special presentation to the ATG Group in recognition of its Queen’s Award for Sustainable Development. The Coleraine based company received the honour for its leading approach to sustainability, efforts to reduce its environmental impact and its commitment to…

Barry’s Amusements ‘re-marketed’ for sale

The Trufelli family who own and operated the popular amusements in Portrush, have today announced their plan to re-market the attraction for sale. In a...

Chief Constable & PSNI must act to restore unionist confidence: Storey

Calling on the Chief Constable to restore confidence in policing within the Unionist community, North Antrim MLA and Policing Board member Mervyn Storey spoke...
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Civic gift presented to Garvagh Clydesdale and Vintage Vehicle Club

The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council has presented Garvagh Clydesdale and Vintage Vehicle Club with a special civic gift in recognition of its Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. The club received the prestigious honour for its efforts in the local community spanning over the past 25 years.…

Covid-19 related deaths: week ending 30th April 2021

Latest figures published today by NISRA show that three deaths involving Covid-19 occurred in the week 24th April to 30th April 2021. The total...

Update on payment recognition scheme for HSC staff

Department of Health is currently finalising the recognition payment scheme for HSC staff. As soon as further information is available, it will be...

Rasharkin resident lucky to be alive after near miss with barricade

A Rasharkin resident has been branded as ‘lucky to be alive’ according to local Councillor Leanne Peacock. This followed a collision where a barricade at...

Woman given a conditional discharge following supermarket assault

A Ballymoney woman has received a conditional discharge after a last-minute guilty plea to common assault in a local supermarket. The defendant Karen McCaughan (55)...

Paramilitary Crime Task Force conduct searches in Coleraine area

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Paramilitary Crime Task Force (PCTF) investigating suspected criminality linked to the North Antrim UDA have today...
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Cases of variant confirmed in NI

The Department of Health has been notified by the Public Health Agency of seven confirmed cases of the VUI B.1.617.2 (India) Coronavirus variant in...