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# ballymena - Monday 18 January, 2021

Appeal for information on missing Northern Irish teenager who is believed to be in Co Clare
# Teagan Ward
# Teagan Ward

Appeal for information on missing Northern Irish teenager who is believed to be in Co Clare

Jan 18th 2021, 6:09 PM 65,816 Views 0 Comments

Teagan Ward was last seen on Friday, 15 January in the Ballymena area of Co Antrim.

# ballymena - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Two men arrested on suspicion of murder after death of man in flat in Antrim
# Ballymena
# Ballymena

Two men arrested on suspicion of murder after death of man in flat in Antrim

Updated Sep 30th 2020, 11:59 AM 12,169 Views 0 Comments

The PSNI has appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

# ballymena - Saturday 26 September, 2020

Sugrue slips back as Rai leads the way at Irish Open
# Ballymena
From The42
# Ballymena

Sugrue slips back as Rai leads the way at Irish Open

Sep 26th 2020, 5:40 PM 5,135 Views 0 Comments

The Cork amateur remains the best of the Irish, but today’s 73 puts him over par.

# ballymena - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Meat processing company Moy Park confirms Covid-19 outbreak at plant in North
# Ballymena
# Ballymena

Meat processing company Moy Park confirms Covid-19 outbreak at plant in North

Jul 23rd 2020, 2:04 PM 31,505 Views 20 Comments

The company said it is working closely with the Public Health Agency.

# ballymena - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Teenager charged with murder of 31-year-old Jason Lee Martin in Ballymena
# Antrim
# Antrim

Teenager charged with murder of 31-year-old Jason Lee Martin in Ballymena

Jun 28th 2020, 5:13 PM 27,883 Views 0 Comments

Jason Lee Martin was stabbed in the early hours of Saturday morning.

# ballymena - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Teenager arrested after 31-year-old man killed at house in Ballymena overnight
# Jason Lee Martin
# Jason Lee Martin

Teenager arrested after 31-year-old man killed at house in Ballymena overnight

Jun 27th 2020, 6:43 PM 38,104 Views 0 Comments

The man, named this evening as Jason Lee Martin, was discovered at a house in Orkney Drive.

# ballymena - Sunday 26 April, 2020

Two men arrested in Ballymena following car chase
# PSNI
# PSNI

Two men arrested in Ballymena following car chase

Apr 26th 2020, 7:22 PM 14,414 Views 2 Comments

Two police officers sustained minor injuries in the chase.

# ballymena - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Two men arrested after 'savage' burglary in Ballymena
# PSNI
# PSNI

Two men arrested after 'savage' burglary in Ballymena

Apr 14th 2020, 10:57 AM 22,246 Views 2 Comments

The burglary took place in the town just after midnight this morning.

# ballymena - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Five masked men armed with machete enter property and assault man in 'paramilitary-style attack'
# Ballymena
# Ballymena

Five masked men armed with machete enter property and assault man in 'paramilitary-style attack'

Mar 19th 2020, 11:52 AM 11,632 Views 4 Comments

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

# ballymena - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Appeal for witnesses after man stabbed in back in Ballymena overnight
# Appeal
# Appeal

Appeal for witnesses after man stabbed in back in Ballymena overnight

Sep 2nd 2018, 3:19 PM 5,446 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened shortly before 4am this morning.

# ballymena - Friday 16 February, 2018

Police appeal for witnesses over death of boy (5) in river
# Ballymena
# Ballymena

Police appeal for witnesses over death of boy (5) in river

Feb 16th 2018, 4:10 PM 18,331 Views 7 Comments

Kayden Fleck died when he and his brother were playing near the River Braid on Saturday.

# ballymena - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Family pay tribute to son who died after being swept away in Antrim river
# Kayden Fleck
# Kayden Fleck

Family pay tribute to son who died after being swept away in Antrim river

Feb 11th 2018, 4:18 PM 46,594 Views 34 Comments

The alarm was raised at 1pm yesterday afternoon, and a major rescue operation was launched.

# ballymena - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Four police officers injured after burglar uses two cars to smash through gates in Ballymena
# Caugh Rapid
# Caugh Rapid

Four police officers injured after burglar uses two cars to smash through gates in Ballymena

Jul 29th 2017, 2:48 PM 13,183 Views 8 Comments

Busting through the gates with a Ford Kuga was unsuccessful. The suspect had more success with a Volkswagen Polo.

# ballymena - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Family appeal for stolen memory card with the only photos of their stillborn baby
# Co Antrim
# Co Antrim

Family appeal for stolen memory card with the only photos of their stillborn baby

Apr 26th 2017, 12:31 PM 10,479 Views 13 Comments

The memory cards also contain the only official photos of a family wedding a fortnight ago.

# ballymena - Friday 21 April, 2017

'It could have been a very different story': Petrol bomb thrown into Antrim family's home
# Ballymena
# Ballymena

'It could have been a very different story': Petrol bomb thrown into Antrim family's home

Apr 21st 2017, 12:58 PM 5,413 Views 7 Comments

Three adults and a 12-year-old boy were in the house at the time, but were uninjured.

# ballymena - Monday 25 July, 2016

Meet Ireland's Olympic Team: Steven Donnelly
# The Jerries
From The42
# The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic Team: Steven Donnelly

Jul 25th 2016, 2:30 PM 2,504 Views 0 Comments

The Ballymena brawler is confident of winning a medal after qualifying at the expense of Adam Nolan.

# ballymena - Thursday 14 April, 2016

School evacuated after suspicious object found nearby
# Ballymena
# Ballymena

School evacuated after suspicious object found nearby

Apr 14th 2016, 2:18 PM 5,843 Views 4 Comments

Police are currently at the scene in the Cambridge Avenue area of Ballymena, Belfast.

# ballymena - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into telegraph pole
# Glenariffe
# Glenariffe

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into telegraph pole

Mar 20th 2016, 11:15 AM 16,066 Views 6 Comments

The accident happened on the Glenariffe Road, near Ballymena.

# ballymena - Thursday 11 February, 2016

You can buy this huge Ballymena nuclear bunker for the same price as a house in Donnybrook
# Nuclear Prices
# Nuclear Prices

You can buy this huge Ballymena nuclear bunker for the same price as a house in Donnybrook

Feb 11th 2016, 3:07 PM 24,911 Views 37 Comments

Upwardly mobile.

You can buy the huge Ballymena nuclear bunker for the same price as a house in Donnybrook
# Nuclear Prices
From The Daily Edge
# Nuclear Prices

You can buy the huge Ballymena nuclear bunker for the same price as a house in Donnybrook

Feb 11th 2016, 11:16 AM 4,003 Views 1 Comment

Upwardly mobile.

# ballymena - Friday 5 February, 2016

Liam Neeson's school just shared an old photo of him on the hurling team
# Hurling Back The Years
From The Daily Edge
# Hurling Back The Years

Liam Neeson's school just shared an old photo of him on the hurling team

Feb 5th 2016, 7:43 AM 8,981 Views 0 Comments

“But what I do have are a very particular set of skills…”

# ballymena - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

'Screams of fear' from murder victim will affect children for the rest of their lives
# Brian McIlhagga
# Brian McIlhagga

'Screams of fear' from murder victim will affect children for the rest of their lives

Jan 5th 2016, 6:02 AM 24,591 Views 12 Comments

Brian McIlhagga was beaten and shot by a gang of masked men in Ballymoney a year ago today.

# ballymena - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Five males - aged between 17 and 56 - arrested on suspicion of child rape
# Ballymena
# Ballymena

Five males - aged between 17 and 56 - arrested on suspicion of child rape

Nov 12th 2015, 11:06 AM 21,398 Views 0 Comments

Police say that although the arrests all happened in Ballymena “the suspects are not all linked to each other”.

# ballymena - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Michelin closure 'apocalyptic' news for almost 900 workers
# Devastation
# Devastation

Michelin closure 'apocalyptic' news for almost 900 workers

Nov 4th 2015, 9:40 AM 26,816 Views 76 Comments

The company’s factory in Ballymena is set to close by 2018.

# ballymena - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Three people arrested over death of 69-year-old man
# Murder Investigation
# Murder Investigation

Three people arrested over death of 69-year-old man

Apr 29th 2015, 8:44 AM 11,682 Views 0 Comments

Detectives are appealing for anyone with information about an ‘altercation’ to get in contact.

# ballymena - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Two in court after 21-year-old 'beaten and burned with an iron'
# Portstewart
# Portstewart

Two in court after 21-year-old 'beaten and burned with an iron'

Mar 14th 2015, 10:36 AM 17,402 Views 0 Comments

The attack took place on Thursday this week.

# ballymena - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Man attacked with hammers in three burglar cash raid
# Armed Robbery
# Armed Robbery

Man attacked with hammers in three burglar cash raid

Nov 29th 2014, 2:40 PM 11,457 Views 4 Comments

Three men have been arrested after the Ballymena robbery.

# ballymena - Monday 17 November, 2014

Woman cleared of robbing and murdering a pensioner
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Woman cleared of robbing and murdering a pensioner

Nov 17th 2014, 3:50 PM 9,296 Views 0 Comments

Jennifer Toland has been cleared of charges relating to the murder and robbery of Bertie Acheson.

# ballymena - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

On-the-run raccoon taken into police custody
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

On-the-run raccoon taken into police custody

Nov 12th 2014, 6:41 PM 10,865 Views 16 Comments

Rab had escaped from a mini-zoo in September.

# ballymena - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Ballymena man Andrew Warwick making powerful impression at Ulster
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

Ballymena man Andrew Warwick making powerful impression at Ulster

Oct 23rd 2014, 7:45 AM 2,794 Views 2 Comments

The 23-year-old loosehead prop made his European debut for the province last weekend in Leicester.

# ballymena - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Here are your division 1A and 1B Ulster Bank League previews
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Here are your division 1A and 1B Ulster Bank League previews

Sep 27th 2014, 7:00 AM 2,103 Views 0 Comments

A top-of-the-table clash between Lansdowne and Clontarf is the pick of this week’s action.

# ballymena - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Two arrested and cars seized during counterfeit car parts inquiry
# Counterfeit
# Counterfeit

Two arrested and cars seized during counterfeit car parts inquiry

Aug 21st 2014, 2:34 PM 10,403 Views 6 Comments

PSNI also seized what it believes are fake car products for luxury brands including Porsche and Mercedes.

# ballymena - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Family of five escape arson attack on their home
# Antrim
# Antrim

Family of five escape arson attack on their home

Aug 6th 2014, 3:53 PM 8,562 Views 6 Comments

Forensic officers are now conducting an examination of the scene.

# ballymena - Sunday 15 June, 2014

One arrest after 32-year-old woman found dead in Antrim
# Ballymena
# Ballymena

One arrest after 32-year-old woman found dead in Antrim

Jun 15th 2014, 12:19 PM 7,480 Views 13 Comments

A 41-year-old man is currently being questioned by detectives.

# ballymena - Saturday 3 May, 2014

30-times capped Ireland centre Paddy Wallace close to retirement call
# Acl
From The42
# Acl

30-times capped Ireland centre Paddy Wallace close to retirement call

May 3rd 2014, 2:36 PM 8,344 Views 16 Comments

The 34-year-old back has been struggling to recover from a long-term knee injury.

# ballymena - Monday 7 April, 2014

Police appeal for help in finding 32-year-old missing since last week
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Police appeal for help in finding 32-year-old missing since last week

Apr 7th 2014, 8:11 AM 9,365 Views 0 Comments

Jonathan Bones was last seen in Ballymena, County Antrim.

# ballymena - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Boy (12) hit by brick thrown through his bedroom window
# Ballymena
# Ballymena

Boy (12) hit by brick thrown through his bedroom window

Jan 9th 2014, 7:59 AM 15,446 Views 27 Comments

A number of windows in the house were damaged during the incident.

# ballymena - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Two arrested after large-scale cannabis growhouse uncovered in Ballymena
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Two arrested after large-scale cannabis growhouse uncovered in Ballymena

Dec 3rd 2013, 7:11 PM 8,295 Views 49 Comments

The men, aged 18 and 48, are being questioned by detectives this evening.

# ballymena - Monday 9 September, 2013

Son left to die 'a long lonely slow death' in wheelie bin
# Ballymena
# Ballymena

Son left to die 'a long lonely slow death' in wheelie bin

Sep 9th 2013, 1:44 PM 21,803 Views 0 Comments

Police have re-issued an appeal for information about the horrific attack on 20-year-old Adam Robinson.

# ballymena - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Three charged with attempted murder after man found naked and beaten in bin
# Ballymena
# Ballymena

Three charged with attempted murder after man found naked and beaten in bin

Sep 5th 2013, 8:30 AM 7,038 Views 0 Comments

Those charged are two 26-year-old men and a 20-year-old woman. Another person has been released on police bail pending further inquiries.

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