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Pictured is Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Alderman Noel Williams.
Pictured is Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Alderman Noel Williams.

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Mayor offers his condolences as nine year old boy passes away

Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Alderman Noel Williams, says that he is devastated to hear that one of the children has passed away following a serious scrambler biking incident in the Dunclug area yesterday evening.

He said: “I am deeply saddened by the news that a young boy has passed away following yesterday evenings incident and I wish to offer my condolences to his family.

“My thoughts and prayers are with both families and I ask that they are given the space they need at this very difficult time.

“I would like to thank the emergency services and in particular the Air Ambulance for their quick response to this incident and for getting the children the medical assistance needed.”



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