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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 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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Campaign looks to improve safety for cyclists on the roads

Should drivers give way to cyclists when turning left?

Fresh calls have been made for changes to the Highway Code which could improve the safety for cyclists at road junctions.

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Parking

Unionists put brakes on dual currency parking meters

Unionists have put the brakes on plans to explore if parking meters here may accept Euro coins.

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More than 38,000 people have died in road traffic collisions in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland since records began.

38,787 people killed on roads north and south since records began

All those who have died in road traffic collisions will be remembered on the World Day of Remembrance on Sunday 20 November 2016.

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Brenda Hale MLA.

MLA pushing for safety improvements at road junction

TransportNI has committed to undertake an investigation into the feasibility of improving sightlines at a busy crossroads near Dromore.

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Police at the scene on the Scarva Road in Banbridge after two children were knocked down on Monday afternoon. Pic by Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Hundreds sign petition calling for safety measures on road where schoolgirls were hit by car

Almost 500 people have signed an online petition calling for safety measures to be installed on the Scarva Road, Banbridge.

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Upper Bann MLA Carla Lockhart.

Campaign under way to beef up bus service

Moves are under way to secure a beefed-up bus service for the Blackskull area.

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The scene after a woman in her 60s died in a collision between a car and a coach  on the A1 near Hillsborough on Friday morning. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Police confirm death of woman in her 60s following A1 coach and car collision

A woman in her 60s has died following this morning’s collision between a coach and a car on the A1 carriageway near Hillsborough.

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