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Fancy learning to play the flute?

The Pride Of Knockmore Flute Band is on the look-out for new members.

Caroline McKay will be taking part in the Big Learner Relay on November 1.

Driving instructor set for Big Learner Relay

A local driving instructor is going the extra mile to raise money for Children in Need having been chosen for the Big Learner Relay.

Cllr Luke Poots.

Poots voices support for village renewal plans

DUP Councillor Luke Poots has welcomed the council’s backing for a £223,000 village renewal scheme in Drumbo.

Danske Bank, Bow Street, Lisburn. Pic by Google

Bank to refurbish Lisburn branch

Danske Bank has confirmed that it is investing in a full refurbishment of its Bow Street branch in Lisburn.

(from left) Mark Larsson, Conall Reilly, Peter Bingham, Jonathan Simpson

Lisburn finance expert completes epic challenge

A Lisburn finance expert has completed a gruelling physical challenge and helped to raise more than £100,000 for charity.

Civil Service sickness levels worst in five years. Picture posed by model

Civil Service sickness levels worst in five years

Around one in eight civil servants had at least one absence spell lasting an average of almost three months in 2016/17, new figures have revealed.

The original Facebook message posted by Seymour Hill and Conway Residents' Association.

Group apologises for controversial post about allocation of new social housing

A local community group has apologised for any offence it caused with a controversial Facebook post about the allocation of new social housing in the Seymour Hill area of Dunmurry.

The Met Office issued the warning on Wednesday morning.

Met Office issue severe weather warning for NI

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for Northern Ireland.


VIDEO: Humanoid robots a step closer as synthetic muscle developed

Humanoid robots are a 'strong' step closer after engineers developed synthetic muscle that can lift a thousand times its own weight.


What businesses should learn from Ryanair holiday ‘mess’

Ryanair’s failure to plan for pilot holidays is a warning to employers on the risks of effectively managing staff leave, according to a leading HR specialist.

McMullen Facades, Lurgan Road, Moira. Pic by Google

Moira firm secures £18m contract in London

Moira-based glass company McMullen Facades has secured an £18m contract to deliver the window system for a 30-storey residential tower that forms part of the new Southbank Place scheme in London.

Pictured at the official opening of the Resurgam Trust 3D Centre are Deputy Mayor Hazel Legge; Mr Jim Rose, Director of Services (Non-regulated); Ald. James Tinsley, Chairman of the Leisure and Community Development Committee; Dr Mark Brown, Executive Office and Mr Adrian Bird, Trust Director, Resurgam Trust.

Official opening of new community facilities

Two impressive new community facilities have been officially opened in the Old Warren area of Lisburn.

Pictured at the new Coffee Dock in Lagan Valley Island are Jonathan Mallon, General Manager at OCS, and Councillor Scott Carson, Chairman of the council's Corporate Services Committee.

New Coffee Dock serves selection of best locally sourced products

Lagan Valley Island is now home to a new ‘Made in Lisburn Castlereagh’ Coffee Dock, serving a selection of locally produced and sourced products.

The Money Tree, Lisburn.

Illegal workers arrested: Takeaways facing possible fines

Three takeaways - in Lisburn, Banbridge and Dungannon - are facing potential penalties totalling £140,000 after immigration offenders from China were found working at their premises.

Jordan Cumbo.

Teenager put on probation for making monkey gestures at passing motorist

An “utterly moronic” racist who made monkey gestures at a passing motorist has been put on probation for a year.

Ben Wallace, Blairs Caravan Park, Sonia McGurk, Northern View Leisure, Billy Nutt, Nutt Promotions, David McMullan, Kellys Portrush.

The N.I Leisure show is coming to the Eikon Centre

Outdoor enthusiasts of all ages are being urged to visit the Eikon Centre this November for the N.I. Leisure Show.

Pictured is one of the graduates Lee Curran, Camlin technologies Production Team Leader, Camlin Technologies Quality Manager Peter Young and SERC Account Manager Emma Finney.

Smart move by Camlin Technologies

South Eastern Regional College (SERC) has created a specialist training partnership with Lisburn based Camlin Technologies to up-skill and professionalise their workforce and they expect to see great results.

A1 crash: Motorists thanked for helping save injured driver

A1 crash: Motorists thanked for helping save injured driver

The family of a local man who was seriously injured in a road traffic collision on Thursday, September 14 have thanked the “amazing people” who came to his aid at the roadside.

Dromara Road.  Pic Google.

£170,000 Road improvement scheme at Dromara Road, Hillsborough

A £170,000 road improvement scheme at Dromara Road, Hillsborough is due to commence on Monday, September 25.

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