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Hilden Brewery named in global beer guide

The owner of Hilden Brewing Company has said it came as “quite a surprise” when he found out the brewery had been named in ‘Lonely Planet’s Global Beer Tour’.

Business
Councillor Uel Mackin, Chairman of the Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council's Development Committee, and Jim McCauley, Service Delivery Manager, Translink.

Councillor calls on public to get on board during Bus + Train Week

The local community is being encourgaged to give public transport a go during Bus + Train Week, from June 5 – 11.

Transport
The allergy alert was published on the Food Standard Agency's website on Friday.

Burgers recalled after soya discovered

Musgrave Retail Partners NI is recalling its Gourmet Cheese & Bacon Burgers because they contain soya, which is not mentioned on the label.

Business
Appeal judges ruled that Stormont departments had taken an impermissible step in efforts to secure a John Lewis store

New legal twist in Sprucefield John Lewis saga

Two Stormont departments took an “impermissible” step in securing a court order which boosted attempts to secure Northern Ireland’s first John Lewis store, appeal judges have ruled.

Crime
A total of 115,000 attended this years Balmoral Show

Balmoral show breaks attendance records

Last week’s Balmoral Show broke all previous attendance records and it has been announced the agricultural showpiece is set to return for another four days next year.

Business
The least expensive standardised price of residential property in Northern Ireland for the first quarter of 2017 was in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area.

IN FULL: NI property prices by local council area

A report detailing the price of residential property in Northern Ireland was published on Tuesday morning.

Business
Fake news is a global issue.

Fighting Fake News: Support trusted local journalism

In an age of fake stories we always provide trusted news.

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Help us to make sure your news is fact - not fiction.

Get involved with our fight against fake news #trustednewsday

This newspaper, along with local titles across the UK, will hold an interactive #TrustedNewsDay on Friday as part of our campaign to Fight Fake News.
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The YFCU Horticulture committee came up with the idea to make colourful bails in the shape of farm animals to add an extra dimension to Balmoral Show.

Balmoral Show: ‘Culchies’ and ‘townies’ work in harmony

This year’s Balmoral Show served to demonstrate that the gulf between country folk and town dwellers is narrowing while it also marked another remarkable chapter in the story of a rare breed of cattle in Ireland.

Business
Aghalee Mace crowned ‘Store of the Year’

Aghalee Mace crowned ‘Store of the Year’

Collingwood’s Mace, Aghalee has won Mace Store of the Year at Musgrave NI’s annual ‘Store of the Year’ event held recently at the Slieve Donard Resort and Spa, Newcastle.

Business
Launching Made in Lisburn Castlereagh are Cllr Uel Mackin, Chair of the Development Committee at Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, Dr Theresa Donaldson, Chief Executive of Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, James Leckey, Chief Executive at James Leckey Design and John McMichael, Managing Director of Montupet UK.

Showcasing city’s very best

A special showcase of some of the many innovative products produced by local businesses will take place at Lagan Valley Island next month.

Business
The Bank of England 5

What to do with old fivers now that they aren’t legal tender

The news probably passed you by without much fanfare but old paper Bank of England £5 notes are now no longer legal tender.
Offbeat
The team from Cafe Vic-Ryn celebrate being crowned champions at the conclusion of the first ever Northern Ireland 'Business Games Challenge'. They 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 & Community Development Committee.

Team from Cafe Vic-Ryn crowned champions after sporting success

The finale of the Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council ‘Business Games Challenge’ took place recently at Lagan Valley LeisurePlex, with Café Vic-Ryn crowned overall champions of the competition.

Business
Pearson plc, the worlds learning company, has opened a new Finance Services centre in Belfast. Pictured (L  R) are Gareth Morgan, Pearson, Alastair Hamilton, Invest NI CEO and Suzanne Willmott, Director & Centre Lead - Pearson Finance Services. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Hundreds of new jobs coming to Belfast

A new Finance Services centre is expected to create up to 300 new jobs in Belfast.
Business
Roma Downey and her husband Mark Burnett are third on the list

Northern Ireland’s top 20 rich list revealed

The widow of the late pharmaceuticals entrepreneur Lord Ballyedmond leads a list of the province’s 20 richest individuals and families, whose combined wealth has soared by £366m since last year according to the 2017 Sunday Times Rich List.

Business
WhatsApp was down on Wednesday evening.

WhatsApp outage cut millions off

Messaging service WhatsApp has returned after suffering an outage that cut off millions of users around the world.

Business
EE will abolish roaming charges in much of Europe in June.

EE announce FREE roaming in much of Europe - just in time for summer

Mobile giant EE has announced it is to make roaming to lots of countries throughout Europe free for all pay monthly customers from June 15 - the same date that EU roaming charges are abolished.

Business
Members of Lisburn Chamber of Commerce undertaking their study visit to Conveyortek at Nutts Corner.

Chamber members visit Conveyortek

Members of Lisburn Chamber of Commerce recently held their first study visit of the year, to local business Conveyortek.

Business
The heaters that are being recalled.

B&Q recalls heaters over safety fears

Home improvement and DIY chain B&Q has recalled a pair of heaters due to safety concerns.
Business
Pictured (l-r) outside the new Campbell & Co office in Lisburn are Zara Walker, Gordon Campbell (Director), Scott McKnight and Paul Hanna.

Property firm’s expansion to create 10 new jobs in Lisburn

Campbell & Co property specialists have opened a new branch in Lisburn as part of their continued expansion within Northern Ireland.

Business
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