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Mid and East Antrim calls for ‘proper support’ from Treasury on tourism and economy

The Treasury must scrap Air Passenger Duty (APD) in order for Northern Ireland to realise its tourism potential, Mid and East Antrim Council has said.

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The current proposals could bring jobs losses this year close to 200

Wrights Group staff warned of redundancies

Close to 100 jobs are at risk at bus maker the Wrights Group after the firm annouced a consultation process against the backdrop of continuing low levels of demand in the UK bus market.

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Connell McLaughlin.

Connell secures £100k investment pot in Dragons’ Den-style contest

A Ballymena student has secured a £100k investment for his start-up company in a Dragons’ Den-style challenge.

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Commuters on the Derry to Belfast service on May 17.

Commuters slam overcrowded train service

Rail passengers have hit out over limited seating on a Translink train between Londonderry and Belfast this morning.

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Reader competition

D-Max Yukon: Have you entered the competition?

There is still time to enter the Farming Life competition for the D-Max Yukon.
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The new Farming Life app

New Farming Life App goes live

The new online platform for Farming Life has just gone live.
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IN PICTURES: The best photos from Day 1 of the Balmoral Show

The sun shone for the first day of the Balmoral Show 2018 and the crowds flocked to view all the events

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Balmoral Show

Balmoral Show: Traffic and travel advice

Traffic and travel advice has been issued for the Balmoral Show 2018.
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Stay informed with the new Farming Life app

Stay informed with the new Farming Life app

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new online platform for Farming Life.

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£230k road improvement works in Kells

£230k road improvement works in Kells

A £230,000 road improvement scheme on Steeple Road, Kells, will commence on Monday (May 14).

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Fishing for new talent are, from left: Aaron Finlay, assistant executive head chef, Tara Moore, Spa manager and Aaron Logan, Food & Beverage manager, Galgorm Resort & Spa.

Galgorm commits £0.25m annually to new hotel talent scheme

Galgorm Resort & Spa is calling on young adults interested in a career in hospitality to apply for its new apprenticeship initiative.

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John Hood, Director of Food and Drink, Invest NI and Sean McClinton, Managing Director, Golden Popcorn.

Golden export success for popcorn firm

Antrim-based manufacturing food firm, Golden Popcorn has won a major contract estimated to be worth around €1million with Aldi in the Republic of Ireland.

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Investment hope for international airport after sale

A French firm has announced the purchase of Belfast International as part of a wider deal that will see eight further airports around the world acquired.

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From left,  Kelli Bagchus, manager of Carrickfergus Enterprise, John Robbin of Craicntour and Julie Campbell of The Ballygally Apartments. Pic by Carrie Davenport.

New map plots route to hidden gems in The Glens

Glens of Antrim coastal businesses are set for a boost through a new map higlighting the route’s hidden gems.

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Carpetright Newtownabbey. Pic by Google.

Local Carpetright stores may close

Two Co Antrim Carpetright stores may potentially close this Autumn.

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Autoline Ballymena gives charity a big lift

Autoline Ballymena gives charity a big lift

Staff at Autoline Ballymena are giving charity a real lift - by choosing Air Ambulance Northern Ireland (AANI) as their 2018 charity of the year.

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Glenarm Castle gardeners Jordan McWhirter and James Wharry getting set for a blooming great season at Glenarm Castle.'www.glenarmcastle.com

New Glenarm Castle attraction will keep visitors sweet

A sweet new attraction has opened at Glenarm Castle just in time for the spring season - Northern Ireland’s first fudge factory.

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NI Railways

NI Railways to increase crackdown on anti-social behaviour

NI Railways will be increasing security on its services and at stations across the network in the run up to and over Easter 2018, it has emerged.
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Taking Positive Steps to get back into employment

Taking Positive Steps to get back into employment

An event has been held in Ballymena aiming to help local people on Employment and Support Allowance get back into work.

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Michelin

Tyre maker Michelin unveils legacy for Ballymena site

Michelin has today unveiled its plans for the future of its Ballymena site - with the potential for hundreds of jobs.
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