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Guidance Issued Ahead Of Antrim Parade

The PSNI has issued traffic guidance ahead of a band parade in Antrim town this evening, Friday 21 June.

The first band is due to leave Dublin Road at around 7.30pm, following the route to Fountain Street and back via Church Street.

The event should be over and all roads reopened by 9pm.

Officers will be on the ground to facilitate the flow of traffic and minimise disruption.

Anyone travelling to the International Airport is advised to leave extra time for their journey and avoid the Dublin Road where possible.

Council Plan Summer Solstice Walk

Belfast City Council is running a summer solstice walk tomorrow, Saturday 22 June, to mark the longest day in 2019.

Participants can greet the sun at dawn on the top of Cave Hill, where breathtaking views are expected.
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Weather permitting, walkers will meet in Cave Hill Country Park at 3.30am and the walk will last until 7am.

For more information call 028 9027 1357.

Preparatory Work Underway At Dungannon Leisure Centre

Work is progressing at Dungannon Leisure Centre as the facility prepares for a £1.8 million refurbishment.

The County Tyrone centre has been stripped out ahead of refurbishment, which will see its swimming pools, fitness suite, changing facilities and reception area upgraded.

Renovations to the pool will include new tiling, pool linings, surrounds, filters and structural work, while the gym will be fitted out with a completely new range of fitness equipment and the centre's squash court will also be revamped.

Mid Ulster Council is spearheading the project.

The refurbished centre is on track to reopen this autumn.


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