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Benvardin Road closed next week for police investigation

Police are to close the Benvardin Road next Wednesday (March 10) for a short time as part of an investigation. The road is to be...

Benvardin Road closed next week for police investigation

Police are to close the Benvardin Road next Wednesday (March 10) for a short time as part of an investigation. The road is to be...

Councillor Peacocks message ahead of International Women’s day

Cllr Leanne Peacock, Chair of the Women’s Committee on Causeway Coast and Glens Council, has written a message to Women ahead of International Women's...

Man placed on sex offenders register after making and distributing indecent...

A Ballymoney man has been placed on the sex offenders register after finally being sentenced by the Crown Court to the making and distributing...

Covid-19 related deaths: week ending 26th February 2021

Latest figures published today by NISRA show that 44 deaths involving Covid-19 occurred in the week 20th to 26th February 2021. The total number...

Peugeot vehicle stolen from Ballymoney earlier today

Police received a report shortly after 2.10pm that a Peugeot 207 vehicle had been stolen from the Ballymena Road area of Ballymoney sometime after...

Swann and Mallon welcome testing programme for Translink staff

A programme of regular testing has launched for service critical staff at Northern Ireland’s public transport operator Translink, as part of the continuing drive...
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Council marks Irish Language Week and St Patrick’s Day with online...

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council is marking Irish Language Week and St Patrick’s Day with a series of online performances and storytelling. Following on from successful events to mark Ulster Scots Week in November, Council’s Arts Service is inviting everyone join three special events which will be free to…

Dodds comments on Budget

Economy Minister Diane Dodds has commented on the economic measures announced in the UK Budget today. The Minister said: “The Job Retention Scheme has seen significant...

Councillor says upkeep of Ballymoney streets ‘ not up to standard’

Councillor John McAuley has raised the issue of litter within the Ballymoney town centre. Making comments on the issue, Cllr McAuley said: “I have raised the...

Weir announces new legislation to address bullying in schools

Education Minister, Peter Weir, has today announced that legislation to address bullying in schools will come into operation in Northern Ireland on 1 September...

Council meeting update from Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council

The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council welcomed a decision to establish a Women’s Working Group as he opened this month’s full Council meeting. Alderman Mark Fielding said he was pleased to join the Group’s Chair, Councillor Leanne Peacock, and Vice Chair, Councillor Michelle Knight-Knight McQuillan to help…

Hargey discusses opening of outdoor sport with sector

Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey has today met with Sport NI, the NI Sports Forum and Sports Governing Bodies to discuss the pathway to a...

Drug use presents key challenge

Health Minister Robin Swann has underlined the impact of drug use on individuals, their families and wider society. The Health Minister was speaking following the...

Executive sets out plan to ease out of restrictions

The Executive has outlined its pathway to a gradual easing of the current restrictions. ‘Moving Forward: The Executive’s Pathway Out Of Restrictions’ sets out a...

Minister welcomes progress on teachers’ pay negotiations

A formal offer on teachers’ pay for 2019 and 2020 has been accepted by the five main teaching unions. Education Minister Peter Weir said: “I am...

Sinn Féin meet with PSNI over rising anti-social issues in Ballycastle

Sinn Féin meet with PSNI over rising anti-social issues in Ballycastle Following the meeting, Philip McGuigan MLA, said: "We raised a number of issues with the...
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Good Relations event celebrates Unity in Diversity as part of International...

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s Good Relations Team is marking International Women’s Day with a virtual international café-style event. Working with Stephanie Mitchell from The Friendship Club, the event on Tuesday 9th March at 7pm will celebrate unity in diversity. Participants will explore commonality and the collective challenges women…
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Women’s Working Group officially launched by Causeway Coast and Glens Borough...

A new Women’s Working Group has been officially launched by Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council ahead of International Women’s Day. The group was established earlier this year and aims to promote and encourage the role of women in public and community life. Welcoming the development, the Mayor of Causeway…

Vaccine programme extended to 60-64 year olds

The vaccine programme has been extended to include people aged 60-64. People who are aged 60-64 can now book a Covid-19 vaccine online at one...

Defendants in Ballymoney murder case all granted bail

Three defendants accused of the murder in Ballymoney of Steven Peck, have all been granted bail at Coleraine Magistrates’ Court, sitting at Ballymena, on...

N.I. Infected Blood payments to include those bereaved

The Department of Health has announced that those bereaved as a result of NHS contaminated blood, will now receive annual payments if they are...

2021 Census launches today

From today households will be able to complete their 2021 Census which will help shape where essential resources, funding and services will be focused...

17-year-old ‘struck’ with his own crutch

Police received a report of an assault at Main Street in Portrush on Friday 26th February. It was reported that a 17 year old male...

Warning ahead of Portrush car cruise

Police have issued a warning to organisers and attendees ahead of a suspected planned car cruise in Portrush on Sunday. Chief Inspector Rory Bradley said:...

Anger at PSNI Facebook post during licences premises checks in Ballymoney

An social media post by Police regarding licenced premises checks in Ballymoney had caused outrage and anger over a picture posted appearing to single...