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Funding package to promote city’s evening economy

Lisburn city centre is set to benefit from a £165,000 funding package aimed at boosting the evening economy.

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Kingsway Private Nursing Home, Dunmurry.

Nursing home will continue to operate as normal, says administrator

Residents and staff at Kingsway Private Nursing Home have been given an assurance that the facility will continue to operate as normal.

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Pictured at the city centre stakeholders meeting held at Lagan Valley Island are Dr Theresa Donaldson, Chief Executive, Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, and Councillor Uel Mackin, Chairman of the council's Development Committee.

Stakeholders plan for future growth of city centre

Local business and political leaders met at Lagan Valley Island this week to discuss plans for the future development of Lisburn city centre.

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Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard

Minister announces completion of £460k improvement scheme at Hillhall Road

Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has announced the completion of a £460,000 road improvement scheme on the Hillhall Road at the junction with Glen Road, Lisburn.

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‘Sprucefield is the only viable option for John Lewis’

‘Sprucefield is the only viable option for John Lewis’

Sprucefield is the only site in Northern Ireland that could deliver the amount of footfall needed to make a John Lewis store viable.

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Asda regional buying manager Brian Conway, left, with Chris Moore, national account manager for Irwins Bakery. INPT38-005

Irwin’s in Asda muffin deal as tastes expand

An appetite for a bigger choice of breakfast products has secured Irwin’s Bakery a new contract with Asda.

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Recognition for local businesses

Recognition for local businesses

Two Lisburn eateries - an Indian restaurant and a fish and chip shop - are in the running for top industry awards.

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The Mayor and Mayoress joined employees at the Coca-Cola HBC plant at Knockmore Hill for a big day of family fun.

Firm thanks employees with family fun day

The Coca-Cola HBC plant at Knockmore Hill, Lisburn was recently transformed into a family-friendly zone to say a big ‘thank you’ to all the hard-working and loyal employees working at the company.

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‘Very limited supply’ pushes up NI house prices

‘Very limited supply’ pushes up NI house prices

House prices in Northern Ireland edged up last month, new figures show.

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Tesco has several stores in Northern Ireland.

Tesco workers facing Christmas jobs uncertainty

Thousands of Tesco workers are facing changes to working patterns and possible redundancy as the supermarket giant announces a fresh wave of cuts to its store opening hours.

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Lisburn business McCall’s marks sixtieth anniversary in style

One of Northern Ireland’s longest-running fashion retailers has several reasons to celebrate this season.

News
Sports Direct

Sports Direct to offer guaranteed hours and pay above minimum wage

Sports Direct has said it will offer casual retail staff guaranteed hours instead of zero-hours contracts and ensure all warehouse staff are paid above National Minimum Wage following a review into working practices at the retailer.

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Jet2.com

Jet2.com creating up to 50 new jobs in Belfast as part of UK recruitment drive

Jet2.com is to create up to 50 new jobs in Belfast.

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People going to work

Figures show rise in average earnings in Northern Ireland

People in Northern Ireland are more prosperous overall than a year ago, analysts said.

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File photo dated 23/01/13 of the logo in the Apple store in Regents Street, London

Ireland ordered to recoup 11BN Euro from Apple after EU probe rules tax deal illegal

The European Commission has ordered Ireland to recoup 13 billion euro (£11.1 billion) from tech giant Apple over a sweetheart tax deal.

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Bus diversions in place in Lisburn on Black Saturday

Bus diversions in place in Lisburn on Black Saturday

Translink is advising passengers of diversions to some Ulsterbus services operating in and around Lisburn on Saturday August 27 due to parades taking place in the city.

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Average house price in Lisburn up 7.8 per cent over the past year

Average house price in Lisburn up 7.8 per cent over the past year

The average cost of a new house in the Lisburn area increased by just under eight per cent over the past year, according to recent statistics.

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Being stuck in a dead end job by your early 40s is bad for your health, a study has found.

Dead-end jobs are bad for your health

Being stuck in a dead end job by your early 40s is bad for your health.

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Live: #GMEDAwards16

Live: #GMEDAwards16

Tonight we honour the very best artisan food and drink producers in Northern Ireland and you can keep up to date with all that’s happening at the GMED Awards via our rolling news feed.

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Photo by Aaron McCracken/Harrisons

PR company set up by a Dunmurry woman is in running for six awards

A local communications agency is in the running for a major industry awards scheme.

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