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Royal recognition for Lisburn community organisation

A community organisation which had its beginnings in a once notorious loyalist estate in Lisburn is to be given a Queen’s Award for helping the area ‘emerge from conflict’.

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Previewing the new look 'Visit Lisburn Castlereagh' website with the Chairman of Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council's Development Committee, Alderman Allan Ewart, MBE are Stephen Jeffers from Forestside Cookery School; Pat Moran from La Mon Hotel and Country Club; Chris Wilson from Streamvale and Katie Jeffers from Forestside Cookery School.

New Lisburn tourism website is launched

A brand new tourism website for the Lisburn and Castlereagh City area, ‘Visit Lisburn Castlereagh’, has been officially launched.

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Jobs boost and investment by company with base in Lisburn

Jobs boost and investment by company with base in Lisburn

Plant, tool and equipment hire specialists, Balloo Hire, are creating 20 new jobs as part of a £10m investment across the firm’s five sites throughout Northern Ireland, including its site at the Ballinderry Road in Lisburn.

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Balloo Hire General Manager Mark Grundy (second from left) with the senior management team announcing the �10m investment.

Tool hire firm creating 20 new jobs with £10m investment

Plant, tool and equipment hire specialists, Balloo Hire, are creating 20 new jobs as part of a £10m investment across the firm’s five sites across Northern Ireland.

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INTU's plans for Sprucefield Park include the creation of a new retail terrace consisting of 13 new stores and five new catering outlets.

‘£50m Sprucefield development will attract more shoppers to Lisburn’

New retail outlets planned for Sprucefield Park as part of a £50m investment will help attract more shoppers to Lisburn city centre, it has been claimed.

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Ashley McCulla of Lisburn-based firm McCulla Ireland was named Family Business Director of the Year at the annual Institute of Directors Northern Ireland (IoD NI) Director of the Year Awards sponsored by First Trust Bank. He is pictured with Brian Gillan, Head of Business and Corporate Banking, First Trust Bank, IoD NI Chairman Gordon Milligan and Adrian Moynihan, Head of First Trust Bank in Northern Ireland. Pic by Darren Kidd, Press Eye

Local business owner named Director of the Year

The director of one of Lisburn’s most successful family businesses was among 11 business leaders to be honoured at the annual Institute of Directors Northern Ireland (IoD NI) Director of the Year Awards.

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Regeneration plans: Carryduff Shopping Centre. Pic by Google

Residential and retail plans for Carryduff site

A new planning application has been submitted for a major residential and retail development in Carryduff.

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IN PICTURES: Promoting Lisburn and Castlereagh at the Balmoral Show

Visitors from as far away as Australia were among those who checked out the Lisburn Castlereagh Marquee during the first two days of the Balmoral Show.

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Reader competition

D-Max Yukon: Have you entered the competition?

There is still time to enter the Farming Life competition for the D-Max Yukon.
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IN PICTURES: The best photos from Day 1 of the Balmoral Show

The sun shone for the first day of the Balmoral Show 2018 and the crowds flocked to view all the events

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Wedding gift of a heifer inspires 25-year devotion to Balmoral Show

After receiving an Aberdeen Angus heifer as a wedding present, John Henning began a proud tradition of showing the famous Scottish breed at Balmoral Show.

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Balmoral Show: Traffic and travel advice

Traffic and travel advice has been issued for the Balmoral Show 2018.
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Stay informed with the new Farming Life app

Stay informed with the new Farming Life app

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new online platform for Farming Life.

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Lisburn Chamber of Commerce members with President, Evan Morton (third from right) and Colm Graham, Sales and Events Manager at the Eikon Exhibition Centre (second from right).

Chamber members check out new Eikon facilities

Lisburn Chamber of Commerce members and guests recently visited the Eikon Exhibition Centre at Balmoral Park for a tour of the new facilities.

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Bow Street Mall.

Opening of new department store to create 10 jobs

Long-established department store chain Houstons is to open an outlet in Lisburn next week, creating 10 new jobs.

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The Everyday Loans team: Nichola Monaghan, Simon Mowbray, Miles Cresswell -Turner (CEO), Colin Stanfield and Jane Crawford (Lisburn Branch Manager). Pic by Andrew Towe

Loans firm creates three new jobs with opening of Lisburn branch

The UK’s largest non-standard branch-based lender of unsecured loans has opened its doors in Lisburn city centre, creating three new jobs.

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Backlash against Varadkar as he ‘waltzes’ into NI

The Irish prime minister has been accused of more “disrespect” for the constitutional position of Northern Ireland by “waltzing” into the Province on Monday and his approach to Brexit.

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Lisburn city centre. Pic by John Kelly

Council welcomes PM’s commitment to ‘City Deal’ for region

Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council has welcomed an assurance from the Prime Minister that she’s committed to progressing ‘City Deals’ in Northern Ireland.

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JP Corry Lisburn has been crowned the top builders merchants in Northern Ireland. Branch manager Michael Gilvary (right) receives the award from Declan Smyth of Octabuild.

Awards success for JP Corry Lisburn

JP Corry Lisburn was crowned overall winner at the fifth Octabuild Builders Merchant Awards Northern Ireland, which were held recently at the Hilton Hotel in Belfast.

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One of the pigs which needs rehomed

Pigs (Honker does tricks) need rehomed urgently

Four large pigs, one of whom does tricks, need rehomed urgently, says a NI animal charity.

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