Special Events on Roads

Notices of Proposed Special Events

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Local Councils have been given new powers to close roads or restrict traffic to allow certain events to take place. These might include sporting events such as a Fun Run or Marathon, social events including Street Parties or other forms of entertainment eg concerts held on a public road.

Notices of Proposed Special Events  

The Public Protection, Health and Wellbeing Department has received the following applications in relation to the holding of a Special Event on a public road.

By virtue of the powers conferred on it by Article 8A of and Schedule 3A to the Road Traffic Regulation (NI) Order 1997, the Council gives notice that it is minded to make an Order to temporarily prohibit traffic from the following roads in order to facilitate the following special events:

Name of proposed Special Event Date Time Roads affected Diversonary Routes Written Representations to be made to Council at the address below by:
Larne Half Marathon Saturday 23 March 2019 10am – 1pm

Tower Road, Chaine Memorial Road, Bay Road, Curran Road, Main Street, Broadway, Upper Main Street, High Street, Pound Street, Victoria Road, Glenarm Road, Coast Road to Ballygally, Grace Avenue, Grace Avenue North, Croft Road, Weyburn Road, Cairncastle Road and Coast Road, Larne

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A diversion route will be signposted via the A8 Larne Road/Drumahoe Road, Ballymullock Road and Drumnagreagh Road.

5pm Friday 8 February 2019

Whitehead Easter Monday Five Mile Road race

22 April 2019 12noon – 1.30pm

Cable Road Whitehead from Belfast Road to Victoria Avenue, Victoria Avenue from Cable Road to Kings Road, Kings Road from Victoria Avenue to Chester Avenue, Chester Avenue from Kings Road to Old Castle Road, Islandmagee Road from Old Castle Road to Slaughterford Road, Slaughterford Road from Islandmagee Road to Larne Road, Larne Road from Slaughterford Road to Cable Road.

Map 1, Map 2, Map 3, Map 4 5pm Tuesday 5 March 2019

Persons wishing to make representations to the Council regarding proposals may do so, in writing, to the address below.  Please note the closing date and time for representations on each notice. Representations received after the date will not be considered.

Arrangements can also be made to inspect the application, free of charge, at the Council Offices, in Larne, Ballymena or Carrickfergus by contacting us on the T: 0300 124 5000 or E: licensing@midandeastantrim.gov.uk.