Work gets under way on £115k road project

A £115,000 road improvement scheme that got under way at Carnreagh, Hillsborough on Monday, October 24 is scheduled to be completed before the end of next month, it has been confirmed.

The Great British Bake Off

As we pre-heat our ovens for the Bake Off final let's recap on who we've lost already

The Great British Bake Off Final

The McDonald's restaurant at Sprucefield is set to get a �600,000 makeover.

‘New McDonald’s has had no impact on Sprucefield restaurant’

McDonald’s franchisee John McCollum has said the opening of his new store in Banbridge has had “little or no impact” on his Sprucefield restaurant.

New advice could reduce cot death risk by 50 per cent.

Babies should share bedroom with parents - but in their own bed

Babies should sleep in the same rooms as their parents for the first year of their lives - but never in the same bed - as it reduces cot death by 50 per cent.
Ulster Unionist Party MLA Jenny Palmer 
Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

‘Fight to bring John Lewis to Sprucefield is over’

UUP MLA Jenny Palmer has said that it is time to “move forward” and accept that John Lewis is never going to come to Sprucefield.

Rosemary McCleary and Ellen Kirkpatrick with franchisee John McCollum at the 'friends and family' event held at McDonald's at The Outlet on Tuesday, October 18. Photo by Simon Graham, Harrison Photography

‘Phenomenal’ success of new McDonald’s leads to creation of 35 more jobs

McDonald’s franchisee John McCollum says he’s “totally gobsmacked” by the success of his new restaurant in Banbridge.

Costa coffee

Costa Coffee adds booze to its menu

Coffee lovers who fancy something more than a caffeine kick may be in luck - as a Costa Coffee branch is set to add booze to its menu.

Josefa OLave, Raquel Pinto and Jeni Nelmes tucking into some tasty treats at the new McDonald's at The Outlet, Banbridge. Photo by Simon Graham, Harrison Photography

Hungry hordes flock to Banbridge’s new McDonald’s

Banbridge’s new McDonald’s restaurant opened its doors to the public this morning (October 19).

The eBay auction has been pulled from the site, but many copy-cat versions are now online

eBay ‘upside down’ fivers selling for silly money

Online auction site eBay is being flooded with listings for ‘upside down’ five pound notes - with some attracting bids of thousands of pounds.

The cider is only available from ASDA.

Kopparberg recalls cider over fears bottles may shatter

Bottles of popular Kopparberg cider are being removed from the shelves at Asda supermarkets amid fears the glass may shatter.

Consumers say they are willing to wait to see what deals they can get on Black Friday.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday set to boost Christmas sales

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are forecast to make it a very merry Christmas for the retail sector as shoppers go on a seasonal spending spree.

Sarah Mackie.

Lisburn business owner shortlisted for awards

Sarah Mackie of Larchfield Estate in Lisburn has been announced as a finalist in the Best Customer Service and Best Small Business categories for the 2016 Women in Business Awards.

The cost of fuel is on the increase.

Cost of living - fuel prices on the increase

There’s bad news for motorists as the cost of fuel has risen significantly in the last week, with unleaded petrol now at 113.7 pence per litre. This is 1.4 pence per litre more than the previous week.

The McKinstry Road/The Cutts junction. Pic by Google Street View

£750k needed for road safety improvements at busy junction

Much-needed safety improvements at the junction of McKinstry Road and The Cutts won’t go ahead unless TransportNI can find the £750,000 needed to fund the project.

Trevor Wilson, Director of Beaufort Interiors; Ruth Wilson, Founder of Beaufort Interiors; Alan Reid, Duresta Sales Manager and Jo Slaven, Duresta National Sales Manager.

Moira firm chosen as exclusive launch partner for top fashion designer

Iconic British fashion designer, Matthew Williamson, has chosen Beaufort Interiors in Moira as the venue for the launch of his first capsule furniture collection in Ireland.

Council pushing ahead with plan for new link road

Council pushing ahead with plan for new link road

Council officers are seeking legal advice about a possible partnership arrangement aimed at delivering the proposed M1/Knockmore link road.

Stephen McCann, Managing Director of P2V Systems.

Lisburn firm aiming to increase presence outside Northern Ireland

Lisburn-based IT firm P2V Systems has invested in a new online platform to help grow the company’s sales in export markets.

Au pairs are exempt. Shutterstock

National Living Wage: The people who aren’t entitled to it

Brexit is likely to knock 10p off the National Living Wage next year, according to research by the Resolution Foundation.

Decora HR Manager Gillian Corstorphine with Chamber President Stephen Houston and Customer Services Manager Pat McIlveen.

Chamber of Commerce members enjoy final study visit

Members of Lisburn Chamber of Commerce made the short trip to Decora Blinds recently for their final Local Business Study Visit of 2016.

The cost of car insurance in Northern Ireland is on the rise.

Steep rise in cost of car insurance in Northern Ireland

Drivers in Northern Ireland are facing a steep climb in the cost of car insurance, according to the latest car insurance price index powered by Willis Towers Watson.

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