Motorists tackle Belfast fish spill
Published: Sunday, 25 January 2015
A lorry load of fish managed to bring part of east Belfast to a standstill on Saturday night.
Building found pre-dating Derry's walls
Published: Thursday, 22 January 2015
A building pre-dating the walled city of Derry has been discovered by archaeologists.
Regeneration plans for Belfast and Derry
Published: Thursday, 22 January 2015
Two new urban regeneration projects have been announced for Belfast and Londonderry.
Industrial action at NI Water suspended
Published: Wednesday, 21 January 2015
The industrial action at Northern Ireland Water has been suspended after a deal was reached between management and the unions.
‘Urgent’ end to water dispute needed
Published: Tuesday, 20 January 2015
Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy has told NI Water and union representatives to stay at the Labour Relations Agency until they get a resolution to the current industrial action.
National Trust buy historic demesne
Published: Tuesday, 20 January 2015
A conservation charity has invested £4m in 900 acres of land in Co Down in order to reunite Mount Stewart house and gardens with its historic demesne.
9,000 without water as talks continue
Published: Monday, 19 January 2015
Nine thousand people in Northern Ireland are without water on Monday night, after talks between NI Water and trade unions ended for the day.
Street light repairs to start immediately
Published: Monday, 19 January 2015
Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy has said following £5.2m being made available to his department, additional street light repairs will start immediately.
Up to 1,300 homes without water
Published: Sunday, 18 January 2015
Up to 1,300 properties in counties Tyrone and Derry are without water on Sunday evening as an industrial dispute between NI Water and its staff continues.
Up to 1,600 homes without water
Published: Saturday, 17 January 2015
Up to 1,600 homes in counties Tyrone and Fermanagh are without water on Saturday as an industrial dispute between NI Water and its staff continues.
Up to 10,000 homes were without water
Published: Monday, 12 January 2015
Up to 10,000 homes in Northern Ireland have suffered disruption to the water supply due to industrial action, NI Water has confirmed.
Threat made against forest workers
Published: Friday, 09 January 2015
Sinn Féin has called for a threat made against forest workers in Co Armagh to be lifted.
Campaign to save historic dance hall
Published: Wednesday, 07 January 2015
A campaign has been launched to bring new life to one of Belfast's most iconic buildings - the Floral Hall.
Windfarm shut in turbine collapse probe
Published: Sunday, 04 January 2015
A windfarm in Co Tyrone will remain shut until a full investigation into the collapse of a wind turbine has been completed.
Levy extended to reusable bags
Published: Tuesday, 30 December 2014
Environment Minister Mark H Durkan has said a 5p levy will be extended to all carrier bags priced less than 20p following a rise in the use of cheap reusable bags.
Man fined over fuel laundering waste
Published: Monday, 15 December 2014
A Co Armagh man was fined £7,500 and received a suspended prison sentence at Newry Magistrates' Court on Monday over the discovery of fuel laundering waste on his land.
Geminid meteor shower to light sky
Published: Saturday, 13 December 2014
A spectacular meteor shower will be most visible in the night sky on Saturday.
New owner considers Bushmills golf plan
Published: Tuesday, 09 December 2014
The new owner of land earmarked for a championship golf course on the Causeway Coast is considering pushing ahead with the £100m plan.
Opposition to quarry in rural 'paradise'
Published: Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Residents in rural Co Down are campaigning to prevent a quarry from being built in an area they describe as a slice of paradise.
Christmas tree cut down in Annalong
Published: Wednesday, 26 November 2014
The Deputy Mayor of Newry and Mourne District Council has expressed his disbelief after a Christmas tree was cut down by vandals in Annalong, Co Down.
UK bees 'threatened by climate change'
Published: Wednesday, 26 November 2014
The spread of an exotic parasite threatening the UK's honey-bee population could be speeded up by global warming, researchers at Queen's University Belfast have found.
Alaskan volcano ash found in NI
Published: Thursday, 20 November 2014
Ash from a volcano in Alaska has been found in Co Antrim, prompting a warning from scientists that another ash cloud crisis could happen - and be worse than the Icelandic eruption four years ago.
Firm seeks damages over Belcoo decision
Published: Wednesday, 19 November 2014
Two Stormont departments could be facing a billion-pound lawsuit over thwarted plans to drill for shale gas in Co Fermanagh, it has emerged.
'Disaster averted' after toxic waste find
Published: Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Environment Minister Mark H Durkan has said an "environmental disaster" was averted in south Armagh by the discovery of a massive toxic waste dump.
Thousand fish killed in Ballyclare
Published: Thursday, 30 October 2014
There has been a major fish kill in Ballyclare.
Energy checks could save £75 a year
Published: Monday, 20 October 2014
Householders in Northern Ireland could knock an estimated £75 off their annual spend on heating by taking control of their energy bills.
Housing Executive 'sorry' over sewage
Published: Wednesday, 15 October 2014
The Housing Executive has apologised to a couple from Carrickfergus who said they have been left homeless after raw sewage was found under their floorboards.
New Lagan cycle bridge in £5.5m plans
Published: Thursday, 09 October 2014
The Lagan Weir footbridge is set to be replaced and opened to cyclists as well as pedestrians, as part of a £5.5m investment in Belfast city centre's infrastructure.
Council accepts Exploris funding package
Published: Thursday, 25 September 2014
Ards Borough Council has agreed to accept the Executive's offer of funding in order to keep the Exploris Aquarium in Portaferry open.
Council extends reduced black bin scheme
Published: Thursday, 11 September 2014
A household waste trial which has cut down the number of black bin collections from once a fortnight to once a month is to be extended in Banbridge, Co Down.
Levy cuts carrier bag use by 215 million
Published: Wednesday, 27 August 2014
The carrier bag levy has reduced the number of bags used in Northern Ireland by 71.8% in its first year and generated net proceeds of £4.17m, according to the Department of the Environment.
Gold digging jobs boost for Co Tyrone
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Almost 20 new jobs have been created by a Canadian company for a gold mining project in Co Tyrone.
Teens bailed over Florence Court arson
Published: Friday, 15 August 2014
Four teenage boys have been bailed over an arson attack which destroyed a thatched garden house at the National Trust owned Florence Court estate in Enniskillen.
Belcoo borehole rejected by Minister
Published: Monday, 11 August 2014
An application by a mining company to drill a shale gas test borehole at a Co Fermanagh quarry has been rejected by the Environment Minister Mark H Durkan.
Thousands of diseased trees to be felled
Published: Tuesday, 05 August 2014
Thousands of diseased larch trees are being felled at Belvoir Forest in Belfast.

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