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Now future of Ards Court is in the balance

Now future of Ards Court is in the balance

THE future of Ards Magistrate’s Court is hanging in the balance due to the latest round of government cutbacks, it has emerged this week. It appears that uncertain times are ahead for staff at the Regent Street courthouse which could be set to close its doors as part of the government’s drive to save cash. However

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Commander leaves as local policing reorganised

THE PSNI senior management team in North Down and Ards is to change to align with the new council structures effective from April 1, as part of the biggest shake-up in policing in Northern Ireland in years. Revealing changes to front-line service delivery across Northern Ireland, Assistant Chief Constable Stephen Martin yesterday (Wednesday) outlined response

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Operation Shutdown

It’s official - plans for shutdown of Bangor 20-bed inpatient unit Plans are afoot to shut Bangor Hospital’s 20-bed inpatient unit, it has emerged - on the very day that consultations which the public hope will save it were announced. The Health Trust, which operates the hospital, revealed yesterday (Wednesday) that its prefered option is