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Frosses Road re-opened after earlier crash

The Frosses road outside Ballymoney has reopened following an earlier road traffic collision.

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Civil Service sickness levels worst in five years. Picture posed by model

Civil Service sickness levels worst in five years

Around one in eight civil servants had at least one absence spell lasting an average of almost three months in 2016/17, new figures have revealed.

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Ryanair

What businesses should learn from Ryanair holiday ‘mess’

Ryanair’s failure to plan for pilot holidays is a warning to employers on the risks of effectively managing staff leave, according to a leading HR specialist.

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd September 2017 - 

Spectators on the East Strand watch the RAF Typhoon plane at the Air Waves Portrush Northern Ireland International Airshow.

Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Police advise motorists ahead of air show

Police have issued travel advice for people planning to go to the display in Portrush today.

Transport
The report was published on Wednesday morning.

REVEALED: The number of people receiving DLA in your area

The total number of people in receipt of Disability Living Allowance (D.L.A.) in Northern Ireland has been published by the Department for Communities (D.f.C.)

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The sale started on Monday.

Budget airline offering £99 one-way tickets from Belfast to USA

Local jet-setters can now travel from Belfast to the USA for as little as £99 one-way, thanks to a low budget airline.

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Fire engines

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service recruiting for Community Firefighters in YOUR area

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) has launched a recruitment drive for Community (Part-Time) Firefighters in 12 Fire Stations across Northern Ireland.
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The deadline for P.P.I. compensation claims is August 29, 2019.

Majority have NOT claimed over P.P.I. mis-selling

The majority of people mis-sold payment protection insurance (P.P.I.) have not yet submitted a claim for compensation, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (F.C.A.).

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Antrim Area Hospital. AT5-312JC

Bed closures and increased hospital parking charges among Trust’s cost saving proposals

The Northern Health and Social Services Trust has just announced consultative proposals to reduce a wide range of services in order to make financial savings

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Ballymena Town Hall. Editorial image.

Council pledge on realm scheme as main contractors go into administration

Ballymena’s public realm scheme will be completed ‘within timescale and with minimum impact’ despite the collapse of the firm which had orginally secured the contract.

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Police warning over email phishing scam

POLICE ALERT: Warning over email phishing scam

Detectives from the PSNI's Cyber Crime Centre are advising businesses to be on the alert for a phishing scam.
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Flexibox site.

Former ‘Flexibox’ site is sold

A derelict factory in the centre of Harryville has been sold - but it remains unclear what is planned for the old Flexibox engineering works.

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Bob & Berts owners David Ferguson, left, and Colin McClean

Bob & Berts plan to open 30 new stores and create 600 jobs after £2m boost

Independent coffee chain Bob & Berts is poised for significant growth with confirmation of a £2 million investment from the Business Growth Fund.

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The scheme is open to UK consumers only and finishes at the end of the year.

Ford launch £2,000 scrappage scheme for pre-2010 cars

Ford is offering motorists thousands of pounds off the price of some its new models if they trade in a car or a van registered before 2010.
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Invest NI CEO Alastair Hamilton pictured with Brian (left) and Connor McCloskey of Woodland Kitchens

57 new jobs as kitchen firm Woodland plans expansion

Almost 60 new jobs are to be created at a Co Antrim based kitchen manufacturer as part of ambitious plans aimed at doubling the company’s turnover.

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Let’s hear it for the women in our farming community

Let’s hear it for the women in our farming community

Lorna Robinson has won numerous accolades for her farming prowess.

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Farming Life Awards: Farm to fork success story for Cloughbane’s Lorna

Lorna Robinson, managing director of Cloughbane Farm Foods Ltd in Pomeroy, Co Tyrone which makes and sells gorgeous stews, pies and quality beef, chicken, lamb and pork, was awarded Woman of Excellence in Agriculture at the Farming Life/Danske Bank Awards last year and continues to fly the flag for women in the agri-food industry.

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Alastair Hamilton, Invest NI, with Brian (left) and Connor McCloskey (right) of Woodland Kitchens. Picture by Darren Kidd /Press Eye.

Company marks 30 years in business with major investment and jobs

Rasharkin-based manufacturing firm Woodland is creating 57 jobs as part of ambitious growth plans aimed at doubling the company’s turnover.

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Station Road. Pic by Google.

Road set to be closed this weekend

Motorists are being advised to seek an alternative route as a road in the region is scheduled to be closed.

Transport
Power NI MD Stephen McCully

Price hike as Power NI confirms 5.6% increase

Businesses and households across the province are facing higher electricity bills from October 1, as supplier Power NI has announced it is to increase prices by 5.6%.

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