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:
Queens Jubilee Street Party

3 June 2022

12noon - 8pm

Road closure on Main Street Broughshane, Ballymena 

Woodside Road, Deerfin Road and Rathkeel Road

30 May 2022

Carrickfergus Artisan Market

4 June 2022
2 July 2022 

10am - 4pm

Road Closure Market Place and West Street Carrickfergus

n/a 30 May 2022

Cairncastle Classic Fell Race

11 June 2022

11am - 11.15am

Rolling Lane closure on Coast Road, Cairncastle Road, Brustin Brae Road and Ballymullock Road Cairncastle Larne

  30 May 2022

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.