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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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Woodgate Aviations Air Ambulance aircraft and aeromedical staff at the companys hangar at Belfast international Airport

Woodgate Aviation secures Air Ambulance contract

Woodgate Aviation has won a multi-million pound contract to provide the Northern Ireland Air Ambulance service for the next three years.

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Councillor Uel Mackin (right), Chairman of the council's Development Committee, called in to Rosie's Emporium to wish owner Rosaleen Stewart (centre) all the best for her new venture. Also pictured is Marian Gordon.

Opening of new retail outlet ‘great news’ for Lisburn

The council has stressed that Lisburn city centre is “definitely open for business”.

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Chamber to hold business visit

Chamber to hold business visit

Lisburn Chamber of Commerce will be holding a business visit to Conveyortek in Upper Ballinderry on Wednesday, April 5 at 12.30pm.

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File photo dated 6/3/2014 of the John Lewis store in Oxford Street, London. The department store has reported another difficult week for sales in the latest sign that retailers endured a grim month in August. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday September 4, 2015. The firm said sales for the week ending August 29 were down 3.4% compared with last year, after falling 5.9% in the prior week. They were 3% lower in the four weeks to August 29. See PA story CITY JohnLewis. Photo credit should read: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

Belfast Council moves against John Lewis decision

The High Court was wrongly drawn into making an order that boosted attempts to secure the first John Lewis store in Northern Ireland, senior judges heard today.

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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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Stephen McCann, CEO of P2V Systems.

Lisburn IT company setting gold standard

A Lisburn-based IT firm has been recognised by Microsoft for demonstrating a ‘best-in-class’ ability and commitment to meet customers’ evolving needs in today’s mobile-first, cloud-first world.

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Council hoping Westminster event will attract inward investment

Council hoping Westminster event will attract inward investment

A delegation of local business leaders will travel to London on Thursday, March 16 in a bid to develop trade and investment links with companies in Great Britain.

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Jonathan Steen, president of Lisburn Chamber of Commerce; Judith Gill, First Trust Bank; and Oliver Mangan, chief economist at AIB.

Move to leave EU represents ‘clear and present danger to economy’

The UK’s move to leave the European Union represents ‘a clear and present danger’ to the Northern Ireland economy, local business leaders have been told.

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Alison Gowdy, Director of Trade, InvestNI; Councillor Uel Mackin, Chairman of the council's Development Committee; Mayor Brian Bloomfield MBE; Sir Geoffrey Adams, British Ambassador to the Netherlands and Dr Theresa Donaldson, L&CCC Chief Executive.

Local firms go Dutch as they explore new markets

Representatives of 11 local companies travelled to Amsterdam recently with elected members and officers from Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council to explore potential new export markets.

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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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Liam Cullen, Frank Cullen, Eoin OBrien and Francis Cullen of Mercury Security Management celebrate a record year for the company.

Record year for security firm

A long-term strategy of innovation and investment in technology has paid dividends for Lisburn-based Mercury Security Management.

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Poultry will not feature at this year's Balmoral Show due to the ongoing threat of bird flu

RUAS cancels poultry section at Balmoral due to bird flu threat

The poultry section at this year’s Balmoral Show has been cancelled due to the threat posed by Avian Influenza.

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Maghaberry Post Office on the move

Maghaberry Post Office on the move

Post Office Ltd is pushing ahead with plans to relocate Maghaberry Post Office to new premises.

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Alliance Party leader Naomi Long pictured with Boomer Industries Managing Director Andrew Robinson, NI Chamber Chief Executive Ann McGregor and NI Chamber President Nick Coburn. 

Photo by Kelvin Boyes, Press Eye

Lisburn event puts focus on economy

Local business leaders came together at Boomer Industries last week to discuss a range of issues affecting the Northern Ireland economy.

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Alfredo's staff celebrate restaurant's first anniversary: Ionut Danaila, Restaurant Manager; Richard Graham, Proprietor; Steph Robinson, Sous Chef; Will Crawford, Head Chef and Alfredo Ortega, Front of House.  Pic by Simon Graham, Harrisons

Lisburn eatery celebrates first anniversary

One of Lisburn Square’s first tenants following the extensive redevelopment of the city centre site in 2015 is celebrating a significant milestone.

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A Big Mac meal from McDonald's.

McDonald’s delivery service could be on its way to Northern Ireland

McDonald’s could be about to extend its delivery service to Northern Ireland.

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Pictured at the recent Innovation Programme Workshop are (l-r) Laura Weir, Invest NI Technical Officer; Councillor Uel Mackin, Chairman of the council's Development Committee; Amy Doherty, Techstart NI; Simon Baty, Knowledge Transfer Manager, Innovate UK and Dr John Harrison, InnoTech Centre.

Sparking innovation to keep business thriving

The council recently launched the latest phase of the highly successful Innovation Programme at Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn.

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The 'Dodgeball Cup' was won by team Spartan Sports Coaching who are pictured with Barbara Porter, Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement Senior Officer from the Public Health Agencys Belfast and South Eastern Team, and Councillor Tim Morrow, Chairman of the council's Leisure and Community Development Committee.

Local business representatives battle for sporting superiority

Business representatives from across Lisburn and Castlereagh are battling it out in a series of sporting challenges to see who’s the best.

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Councillor Uel Mackin, Chairman of the council's Development Committee, met with local businesswoman Wendy Houston to hear how 'Go for It' played a role in her starting her own business, Wonder Scents.

Wendy decided to start new business after being encouraged to ‘Go for It’

The Chairman of the council’s Development Committee, Cllr Uel Mackin, recently visited local businesswoman Wendy Houston to hear about her positive experience as a ‘Go for It’ participant.

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