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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:

Carrickfergus Artisan Market

9 November 2019

8am - 9.30pm

Market Place Carrickfergus


17 October 2019

Ballymena Christmas lights event

14 November 2019

5.45pm – 8.30pm

Wellington Street

Ballymoney Street

William Street

Broughshane Street


Church Street

Bryan Street Ballymena

Albert Place

Granville Drive
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17 October 2019

Larne Christmas lights event

15 November 2019

6.45pm – 8pm

Circular Road

Quay Street

Main Street


High Street

Station Road Larne 

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17 October 2019

Carrickfergus Christmas lights event

16 November 2019

10am – 6.30pm

High Street

Castle Street

North Street

West Street Carrickfergus


Antrim Street

Lancasterian Street

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17 October 2019

Whitehead Victorian Street Fair

30 November 2019

10am – 7pm

Kings Road, Balmoral Avenue, St Patrick’s Avenue, Victoria Avenue Windsor Avenue, Edward Road, Whitehead

Alexandra Avenue

Slaughterford Road

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17 October 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: