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A1 closed after single vehicle crash

Police are advising motorists that the A1 has been closed in both directions following a single vehicle road traffic collision at Sheepbridge, between Banbridge and Newry.

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Emergency services personnel at the scene of Tuesday's fatal road traffic collision on the A1 near Banbridge. Pic by 
Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Man killed in road traffic collision on A1

A man has died following a serious road traffic collision on the A1 dual carriageway near Banbridge.

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The Gilford man's black Toyota car was 'keyed' sometime between 6.45am and 5pm on Tuesday, May 23.

Parking problems: People taking law into their own hands, claims disgruntled driver

People who have concerns about vehicles being “obstructively parked” should report them to police, not take the law into their own hands.

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Chief civil engineer David Crone holds the Dundrum tablet

Dundrum railway signal tablet comes home

The volunteers of the Downpatrick and County Down Railway are celebrating after a little piece of local railway heritage comes home nearly 70 years after the original line closed.

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UUP Cllr Glenn Barr.

Police respond to safety concerns: Drivers warned to ‘refrain from illegal parking’

Police have responded to complaints about parked cars blocking the footpath at Kenlis Street, Banbridge by warning motorists to “refrain from illegal parking”.

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DUP Alderman Junior McCrum (left) has welcomed a new 30 mph speed limit now in force in Moneyslane. For a number of years Alderman McCrum and retired DUP Councillor David Herron (right) have been campaigning for the speed restriction in response to concerns raised by local residents.

DUP men welcome new 30 mph speed limit

Two local DUP representatives have welcomed a new 30 mph speed limit now in force in Moneyslane.

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A traffic jam

Police appeal for Road Safety over Easter

Police are this Easter urging road users to take extra care on the roads.

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The A26 at Dromore Street, which narrows from two lanes into one near the junction with Ballymoney Hill. Pic by Google

Driving concerns to be passed on to PSNI

TransportNI has said it will pass on concerns about “aggressive/inconsiderate driving” in Banbridge town centre to the PSNI’s Roads Policing Unit.

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The A26 at Dromore Street, which narrows from two lanes into one near the junction with Ballymoney Hill. Pic by Google

Motorists asking if right of way is wrong

The Department for Infrastructure has vowed to look into concerns about safety at a busy road junction in the centre of Banbridge.

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WATCH: Dramatic moment R-driver has lucky escape at ‘dangerous’ junction

The owner of a local haulage company says a young R-driver is lucky to be alive after a terrifying near miss on a busy road outside Moira.

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MLA Jonathan Buckley. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Plantation Road safety concerns

Upper Bann Assembly candidate Cllr Jonathan Buckley has called for measures to stop drivers speeding on Plantation Road, Gilford, particularly in the vicinity of Bleary village.

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Translink

Translink prepares for introduction of new £1 coin

The new 12-sided £1 coin is coming into circulation on March 28 - and Translink has been preparing the way by recalibrating cash handling equipment and up-skilling staff.
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Belfast International Airport.

Work postponed on main road to Belfast International Airport

Roadworks on a main road used to access Belfast International Airport will not be taking place this weekend.

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Man killed in crash named

Man killed in crash named

Police have confirmed the identity of a man who died following a road traffic collision in County Armagh on Saturday.

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‘Buses not using station to minimise stopping time’

‘Buses not using station to minimise stopping time’

Translink has confirmed that its Belfast to Dublin bus service stops outside Banbridge bus depot in order to “minimise stopping time.”

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Blue badge

Minister seeks to 'make life easier' for Blue Badge holders with life-long mobility issues

A review of the renewal process for Blue Badge holders with life-long mobility issues is to be carried out at Stormont in an attempt to "make life easier" for those people.

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Lord Mayor Garath Keating pictured promoting the council's free parking scheme in the run up to Christmas.

Council hits back over car parking complaints

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Council has defended its free Christmas parking scheme following criticism from angry motorists who were hit with parking tickets on Christmas eve.

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A1 reopens following earlier accident involving stag

A1 reopens following earlier accident involving stag

The A1 road near Banbridge has reopened to traffic, police have said.

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