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:

Broughshane 5k & 10k Road Race


7pm - 7.15pm

Buckna Road Broughshane from Houstons Mill to Church Entry, Church Entry from Buckna Road to Main Street, Main Street from Church Entry to Knockan Road Road


Big Splash Triathlon


10am - 2.30pm

Main Street Portglenone from Gortgole Road to Townhill Road, Townhill Road from Main Street to Portna Road, Portna Road from Townhill Road to Tamlaght Road,Tamlaght Road from Portna Road to Main Street


Filming Pixie

12/08/2019 to 16/8/2019

6am - 1am

Lough Road, Ballymena from Kilnacolpagh Road to Carnalbanagh Road and Feystown Road, Glenarm from Town Brae to Drumcrow Road


6 August 2019

Carrickfergus Summer Artisan Market & Music Jam




8am - 6pm


10am - 4pm

Market Place Carrickfergus


6 August 2019

Storming the Castle 10k Road Race Carrickfergus 25/08/2019 1pm - 4pm Prince William Way, Carrickfergus from Taylors Avenue to North Road, North Road from Prince William Way to St. Brides Street, St. Brides Street from North Road to Albert Road, Albert Road from St. Brides Street to Lancasterian Street, Lancasterian Street from Albert Road to Antrim Street, Antrim Street from Lancasterian Street to High Street, Joymount from High Street to Marine Highway     22 May 2019
Larne 10k Road Race 07/09/2019 10.45am - 12.30pm Pound Street, Larne from Riverdale to The Roddens, High Street from Upper Main Street to Pound Street, Upper Main Street from High Street to Lower Cross Street, Main Street from Lower Cross Street to Glenarm Road, Curran Road from Glenarm Road to Bay Road, Bay Road from Curran Road to Chaine Memorial Road, Chaine Memorial Road from Bay Road to Tower Road, Coast Road from Branch Road to Newington Avenue, Glenarm Road from Victoria Road to Newington Avenue, Victoria Road from Glenarm Road to The Roddens  see attached plans (PDF 4MB)   22 May 2019

GRC Coastal 5K race


7pm - 8pm

Garron Road Carnlough from a location 50m North of Branch Road to Havelock Place, Harbour Road from Havelock Place to Bridge Street, Marine Road from Bridge Street to Whitehill Road, Bay Road from Whitehill Road to Ballyvaddy Road, The Cloney Glenarm from Ballyvaddy Road to Straidkilly Road


6 August 2019

Shoreline Triathlon


8am - 10.30am

Junction of Marine Highway, Belfast Road, Irish Gate and Rogers Quay Carrickfergus


21 August 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.