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Irene takes best dressed shopper award at Ballymena fashion event

As part of the recent Ballymena Means Fashion event, the Tower Centre kindly sponsored a ‘Best Dressed Shopper’ competition. Irene Archibald scooped the top prize of £100 worth of gift vouchers for the Tower Centre.

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The average price of property in Northern Ireland is on the increase.

Northern Ireland sees property price growth

The average price of a property in Northern Ireland increased by 0.6 per cent for the final quarter of 2016.

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‘Positive’ engagement to minimise Easter car cruise disruption in Portrush

‘Positive’ engagement to minimise Easter car cruise disruption in Portrush

Police are working in partnership with Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council to make sure the planned car cruise for Easter Sunday in Portrush causes as little disruption as possible.

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Chamber.

Chamber of commerce and industry

Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry elected their officers for 2017/18 at the recent annual meeting in the Adair Arms Hotel.

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A-26 'madness' - Paul Frew

Wrong way drivers ‘madness’ on A-26

Reports that some drivers are ignoring new road rules on the notorious Cromkill junction on the A-26 have shocked DUP MLA Paul Frew.

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The charger has the potential to overheat.

Xbox chargers recalled due to safety fears

A range of chargers for XBOX ONE Video Game Controllers have been recalled by the manufacturer due to their potential to overheat.

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The �50m project at Bann Road. INBM 16-701-CON

£50m investment in province’s largest solar farm powering 14,000 homes

Northern Ireland’s largest solar farm has become operational and is delivering enough energy to power almost 14,000 homes.

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The Freedom Refreshment deal is set to give Tayto a major foothold in the GB vending market

Expansion at Tayto group with multi-million GB deal

Iconic Northern Ireland business Tayto has set its sights on significant expanion into the GB market with the acquisition of Yorkshire-based vending solutions company, Freedom Refreshments Ltd.

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Traffic news: Delays after accident in County Antrim

A car accident has taken place this morning in County Antrim.

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The Coca-Cola plant at Knockmore Hill, Lisburn. Pic by Google

Investigation launched after discovery of contaminated cans at Coca-Cola plant

Coca-Cola and the PSNI have launched an investigation after a shipment of empty drinks cans at the company’s Lisburn plant were found to have been contaminated.

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Glenarm Castle and Estate's Apprentice Gardener Jordan McWhirter and Head Gardener James Wharry getting set for a blooming great season at Glenarm Castle, which kicks off on April 1st with the opening of the Walled Gardens, Castle Shop and brand new Tea Room. www.glenarmcastle.com

Gardeners pull out all the stops at Glenarm

Glenarm Castle is gearing up for a great season of activities and events with some new developments that will ensure there is something for everyone on this iconic North Coast venue for 2017.

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Over 3,000 customers without power

Over 3,000 customers without power

Over 3,300 customers are currently without electricity in the Ballymena area.

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Ballyrobin Road. Pic by Google.

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Main road to Belfast International Airport to be closed

The main road to Belfast International Airport will be closed over three days next week.

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Reginald Diamond (Picture supplied by family)

Man killed in Coleraine accident named

Police have confirmed that the man injured following a single vehicle road traffic collision on the Curragh Road in Coleraine yesterday morning has died from his injuries.

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David McGuckin from Ballymena Rider Training and co-organiser,  Gary Olphert. (Contributed picture)

Bikers ready to roll for Easter Egg Run

Bikers from all over Co. Antrim and further afield will be revved up and ready to roll for what has become the ‘first run’ event of the year.

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A screenshot of the Slemish House Spa and Retreat swimming pool on the luxurylet website

Private airstrip for exclusive ‘£850 per night’ spa retreat near Slemish

The owners of an ultra-exclusive retreat and spa near Slemish have received planning permission for their own private airstrip!

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Voters are going to the polls in Northern Ireland

Water Quality Inspectors balloted on strike action

Water Quality Inspectors employed by Mid and East Antrim Council are to be balloted on strike action over an ‘on call’ payment issue.

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Paying out more money

Local Ulster Bank branch to close

Ulster Bank will close a local branch later this year.

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Stop sexual harrassment

How to deal with sexual harassment in the workplace

Whether you’ve been physically or verbally assaulted, shrugging sexual harassment off as a bit of banter isn’t the right thing to do — especially when you’re at work.
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