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Minister checks out new-look McDonald’s

Communities Minister Paul Givan visited the new-look McDonald’s restaurant at Sprucefield at the weekend to see for himself the result of the store’s £600,000 refurbishment project.

Business
A new five pound note.

Fivers with Jane Austin engraving could be worth £50,000

People in Northern Ireland are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as £50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway.

Business
Cybercriminals are still at work on the web

Cybercrime warning follows security success

Cybercrime experts are celebrating success against a computer fraud network - but are warning users that the need for vigilance is as great as ever.

News
The mannequin challenge was filmed in Belfast.

WATCH: Tourism Northern Ireland mannequin challenge at Belfast’s Christmas Market

You have to hand it to Tourism Northern Ireland, they really know how to promote Belfast as a travel destination.

Business
Brenda Hale MLA

MLA calls on Finance Minister to back Knockmore Link project

Lagan Valley MLA Brenda Hale has called on Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir to earmark funding for the long-awaited Knockmore Link project.

Transport
Chairperson of Maryland Healthcare, Audrey Lockhead (centre) on site at the new Maryland Healthcare facility with Kenton Hilman and Lisa Allen of Ulster Bank. Pic by Darren Kidd / Press Eye

More than 140 jobs to be created with £8.4m healthcare project

An £8.4million specialist healthcare facility currently under construction on the outskirts of Belfast is set to create at least 140 new jobs, it has been announced.

Health
Police have been monitoring the speed of vehicles travelling through Annahilt.

Road safety concerns: Police cracking down on speeding in Annahilt

Police are warning motorists that they will be cracking down on the problem of speeding in Annahilt over the coming days and weeks.

Transport
Cllr Scott Carson.

Wardens to crack down on illegal parking in city centre

Drivers are being warned that traffic wardens are to start enforcing parking restrictions around Market Square and Bow Street in Lisburn city centre.

Transport
Good food available in NI

Northern Ireland food experiences to whet the appetite

Tourism Ireland are encouraging local people to enjoy a short break and savour a taste of Northern Ireland’s food experiences.
Business
Brits spend more time on social media than in the pub

Brits spend more time on social media than in the pub

The average British person will spend more than three years of their life updating social media, a new study has found.

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McDonalds franchisee John McCollum with business manager Rita Frost in the newly refurbished Sprucefield restaurant.

McDonald’s Sprucefield reopens after £600k refurbishment

The new-look McDonald’s restaurant at Sprucefield reopened its doors today (Wednesday), creating an additional 25 full and part time jobs.

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Parking

Unionists put brakes on dual currency parking meters

Unionists have put the brakes on plans to explore if parking meters here may accept Euro coins.

Transport
Main Street, Moira.

Moira traffic chaos: Department says roadworks almost complete

The Department for Infrastructure has confirmed that resurfacing work at Main Street, Moira is almost complete.

Transport
Pictured at the results launch event at Belfast Harbour Offices are (from left): Mike Mullan, Moy Park Executive Director; Gary Flaherty, Landfill Manager, Alpha Resource Management; Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, Michelle McIlveen and Chris Conway, CEO Translink and Chair of Business in the Community Environment Leadership Team.

Lisburn firm comes out top in environmental survey

Lisburn-based Alpha Resource Management was announced as the top performing company in the annual Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey.

Business
Out shopping

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past by 2050'

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, experts predict.
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Economy Minister Simon Hamilton MLA. Pic by Andrew Paton, Press Eye

Castlereagh-based firm to create 100 new jobs

Castlereagh-based RMS Group Services has announced expansion plans after securing a £1.25million investment from the Growth Loan Fund.

Business
Could High Street shopping be a thing of the past by 2050?

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past by 2050'

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, experts predict.

Business
Students from Wallace High School and Friends School with the Chairman of Lisburn & Castlereagh City Councils Development Committee, Councillor Uel Mackin, Philip Bain from ShredBank and Jonathan Twinem from Young Enterprise NI.

Philip shares secrets of his business success

Local entrepreneur Philip Bain joined Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council on the final day of its week-long series of events to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Business
Moira roadworks: Motorists warned to expect ‘significant delays’ this weekend

Moira roadworks: Motorists warned to expect ‘significant delays’ this weekend

TransportNI has warned motorists to expect “significant delays” in the Moira area this weekend due to ongoing roadworks.

Transport
Next is recalling these boots.

Safety fears lead to recall of boots

A high street retailer has recalled a line of fashion boots due to safety worries.

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