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Workers less likely to take sick days if colleagues have to help out

Workers are less likely to call in sick if they think their absence will make life tough for their colleagues, a study revealed yesterday (Thu).

Health
Joggin in cities with high levels of pollution can damage your health.

Exercising in pollution bad for the heart

Jogging or cycling in cities like London increases the chances of heart failure because of the amount of polluted air breathed in, it was revealed today.

Health
Campaign looks to improve safety for cyclists on the roads

Should drivers give way to cyclists when turning left?

Fresh calls have been made for changes to the Highway Code which could improve the safety for cyclists at road junctions.

Transport
Online scam warning

Scam warning over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Internet shoppers are being warned of a potential scam involving Facebook’s Marketplace.

News
‘Out There’ goes the extra mile for charity

‘Out There’ goes the extra mile for charity

Out There Services, which has a depot in Lisburn, are ending 2016 with raising just over £11,000 for their two chosen charities for 2016/2017; Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) and Cancer Focus NI.

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Jennifer Osbourne and Benjamin Gibson both share the Helen Bonar Award for Science. INUS FH 6

‘Fort Hill College is more than a qualification factory’

Fort Hill Integrated College is more than a qualification factory, new principal, Mr. Colin Millar, told the school’s recent prize day.

News
Missing person Daniel Weir.

Missing person is found safe and well

Police have confirmed that missing person Daniel Weir has been found safe and well.

News
This trolley full of goods was observed being pushed out of Bow Street Mall.

Three females arrested for theft at Bow Street Mall

Police in Lisburn have arrested three females on suspicion of theft from Bow Street Mall.

News
Lisburn SERC students raise money for the RSPB

Lisburn SERC students raise money for the RSPB

Nature conservation charity RSPB Northern Ireland has expressed its thanks to South Eastern Regional College students for holding two pinbadge street collections in Lisburn city centre.

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Punched a police officer on the hand

Punched a police officer on the hand

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Crime
Pre-sentence report requested

Pre-sentence report requested

A Lisburn man who entered River Island, Bow Street Mall with the intent to steal is to be sentenced.

Crime
Threw coin at station employee

Threw coin at station employee

A man threw a coin at an employee of Lisburn Train Station after she woke him up from sleeping at the station.

Crime
Judge imposes a 12 month ban for 
drink driving

Judge imposes a 12 month ban for drink driving

A local man caught drink driving has been banned for 12 months.

Crime
Radiologist guilty of voyeurism

Radiologist guilty of voyeurism

A radiologist faces the prospect of up to a year in jail after he confessed to voyeurism by secretly installing recording equipment.

Crime
Nine in ten people believe a broadband connection is essential to their day-to-day life.

Broadband ‘essential’ to everyday life

Nine in ten people now believe that a broadband connection is essential to their day-to-day life, ranking its importance alongside the likes of housing and food.

Business
Cannabis

Dope smoking on the rise among the over-50s

The number of Baby Boomers - who grew up in the Sixties - getting spaced out on cannabis has almost doubled in the last eight years.

News
The car seat being recalled

Child car seats recalled

Mamas & Papas is recalling a number of child car seats following safety concerns.
News
Boy eating a burger

Ban on junk food ads targeted at children

Ads for junk food and drink targeted at children are to be banned from the internet in a bid to combat the obesity epidemic.

News
Aaron Callaghan (centre) is presented with the PwC award by PwC Partner Ian McConnell and Course Director Danielle McWall.

Former Wallace High pupil wins top accounting award

Aaron Callaghan, a former pupil of Wallace High School, has won a top award at the Ulster University Business School’s annual Student Awards event organised by the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics.

Education

Have a ball at the Opera House’s panto

Christmas isn’t Christmas without pantomime and pantomime in Belfast isn’t pantomime without going to watch the ever ‘drop dead gorgeous’ queen herself May McFettridge.

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