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Major food, fuel and retail development at airport

Work is underway on the new £2.5 million retail, food hall and fuel forecourt at Belfast International Airport.

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WATCH:‘Sea of yellow’ as one thousand baby chicks found abandoned in field

The RSPCA has launched an investigation after officers were called to a sea of day-old chicks abandoned in a field in Cambridgeshire.

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The proposed site of Wrightbus' new Ballymena development. INLT-08-700-con

Ballymena firm Wrightbus submits major planning application

Ballymena coach manufacturer Wrightbus has submitted a major planning application for an industrial/commercial premises, residential development and 600 car parking spaces on land behind its current Fenaghy Road site.

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Vacant shop drop in Ballymena

There has been a steady reduction in the number of vacant shop premises in Ballymena town centre, according to new figures just published.

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Rates rise ‘aimed at boosting economy’ - Council

Rates rise ‘aimed at boosting economy’ - Council

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council have said the district rate increase of 2.32% is aimed squarely at ‘growing the local economy’.

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Eight out of 10 feel misled by broadband adverts

The majority of UK consumers find the advertising of broadband speeds to be misleading, according to new research.

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Rates to rise in Mid and East Antrim

Rates to rise in Mid and East Antrim

The householders of Mid and East Antrim are to face a 2.32 per cent in the district rate.

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Nokia to re-launch the 3310

Nokia has announced it will re-launch the world’s most loved mobile phone - the Nokia 3310!

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Jobs fair in Belfast

Major jobs fair bringing jobs opportunities to Belfast

A major jobs fair - hosted by the Department for Communities, in partnership with Belfast City Council - is expected to bring employment opportunities to Belfast

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Belfast International Airport.

Work postponed on main road to Belfast International Airport

Roadworks on a main road used to access Belfast International Airport will not be taking place this weekend.

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Fifty year old Mabel Mann from Broughshane is speaking about her personal motivation for volunteering as a way to encourage more people to help out in the Age NI charity shop in Ballymena.

Stroke sufferer, 50, urges others to ‘give back’ with volunteer work

A Broughshane woman has shared her personal motivation for volunteering in a bid to encourage more people to help out in the Age NI charity shop in Ballymena.

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An artist's impression of how the �5million Tullyglass House Hotel spa extension would look. INBT-07-701-con

£5million Ballymena hotel expansion ‘could create over 80 jobs’

The Tullyglass House Hotel could benefit from a £5million spa extension which could create over 80 jobs if planners approve a recently-submitted application.

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Nearly half of employers hesitant about hiring someone with a disability

Nearly half of employers (45 per cent) are hesitant about hiring someone with a disability because of fears they wouldn’t be able to do the job according to latest research from disability organisation Purple.

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Three year drive ban imposed on Portuguese man

Three year drive ban imposed on Portuguese man

A dangerous ‘drink driver’ who led police in a high speed chase through Antrim town was banned for three years today (Tuesday) and told he had “ran out of road.”

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Beauty of Northern Ireland highlighted in exciting new campaign

Beauty of Northern Ireland highlighted in exciting new campaign

Tourism NI has launched an exciting new marketing campaign highlighting the beauty of Northern Ireland, featuring the the Causeway Coastal Route.

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Argos plan move to Sainsbury’s store

Argos is to open a new digital store at Sainsbury’s Ballymena supermarket.

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Mid and East Antrim Mayor, Councillor Audrey Wales MBE in the driving seat of the new Circuit Festival 2017 along with Council Chief Executive Anne Donaghy and Event Director Bobby Willis.

Rally round! Superb Circuit of Ireland Festival in Ballymena

The team behind the world famous Circuit of Ireland Rally is staging a totally new event this year, the Circuit Festival 2017, supported by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.

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Facebook cloning: What’s true and what’s false about the viral warning?

Facebook users may be seeing posts from their friends warning them about “Facebook cloning”. Some concerned account holders are urging others not to accept a second friend request from accounts purporting to belong to them.

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Gender pay gap could be ‘baked into the next generation’ of workers

Despite the Equal Pay Act being introduced 47 years ago, the gender pay gap remains one of the biggest issues facing British workers.

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MEA Mayor Cllr Audrey Wales with Gar McAtamney, Chairman of Bannvale Credit Union.

Ahoghill Credit Union brings much needed financial services ‘to those who need it most’

Councillor Audrey Wales MBE, Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has marked the opening of Bannvale Credit Union Ltd’s new office.

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