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Customer service training is open to Hillsborough firms

A series of training programmes are being held in Hillsborough and are open to all customer facing businesses in the village.

Rosaura Knox-Bradley, Hannah Cordner and Kathryn Kerr receive their awards from Dr Darryl Cummins.

Local students celebrate winning top business award

Lisburn students Hannah Cordner and Kathryn Kerr, both former pupils at Wellington College and Rosaura Knox-Bradley from Dunmurry, are celebrating success after winning top awards at the annual Ulster University Business School’s Student Awards organised by the Department of Management, Leadership and Marketing.

The Met Office issued the warning on Monday morning.

Weather warning for ice issued

The Met Office has issued a yellow status weather warning of ice for Northern Ireland.
RAF Flight Lieutenant Frank Ferguson receives his medal  during the presentation to former servicemen of the Legion D'Honneur medals, France's highest decoration, at Thiepval Barracks, Lisburn, in February 2016. Photo: Robbie Hodgson/PA Wire.

Zambia gives military funeral to Northern Irish WWII hero

Zambia has given a full military funeral to a Co Antrim civil engineer who played a role in building the country’s railways and mines.

A winter scene

Snow and ice warning for remainder of weekend

A yellow warning of snow and ice remains in place for Northern Ireland this evening (Saturday) and tomorrow.

Picture By: Arthur Allison. Pacemaker

Drivers urged to take care as more snow on the way

More snow is expected overnight across Northern Ireland, the Met Office has warned.

Police have released these images of vehicles stolen during a burglary.

Have you seen these vehicles?

Police in Lisburn have asked the public to be on the lookout for a number of vehicles taken during a burglary on Lisnabreeny Road, Moneyreagh.

Members of Dundrod & District Motorcycle Club are pictured at the recent mayoral reception with the Mayor, Councillor Tim Morrow; Alderman James Tinsley, Chairman of the Leisure & Community Development Committee with fellow committee members: Alderman Stephen Martin; Councillor Nathan Anderson; Councillor Janet Gray MBE and Deputy Mayor, Councillor Hazel Legge; and Ross Gillanders, Head of Service (Parks & Amenities)

Council acknowledges Ulster GP organisers

The Council held a Mayoral Reception to acknowledge the significant contribution made by the volunteers of the Dundrod & District Motorcycle Club in delivering the ‘World’s Fastest Road Race’ each year.

Local school closures due to weather

Local school closures due to weather

Snow has caused major disruption across Northern Ireland with a number of local schools closed.

Car towed

Arrest after video posts of car being driven at 150mph

Police have arrested a man after videos appeared online of a car apparently being driven at 150mph.

Colum Conway, Chief Executive, Northern Ireland Social Care Council.

Social Care sector worth more than £60m locally, report reveals

The Social Care sector is worth more than £60 million to the local economy in the Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council area, according to a new report.

Alderman Allan Ewart MBE (left), Chairman of the council's Development Committee, met with local business representatives before they headed to Poland for a trade development programme.  Pictured (l-r) are Will Herron, Ashvale Farm Shop; Conor Farnan, MIACOM; Edward Herron, Ashvale Farm Shop; Chris Monroe, Smiley Monroe; Alan Edwards, Mushroom Machine and Steve Murnaghan, NITC.

Local firms put themselves in pole position to secure new business

Representatives from local companies across various sectors met at Lagan Valley Island recently to prepare for their Trade Mission to Poland.

Lord Rogan.

Lord Rogan appointed as Deputy Speaker in House of Lords

Ulster Unionist Peer Lord Rogan has been appointed as a Deputy Speaker in the House of Lords.


Dromore Christmas Lights

Dromore Square was packed for the big Christmas Lights Switch-on


Storm Caroline - when and where will she hit?

Storm Caroline is due to batter parts of Northern Ireland with winds as strong as 70mph.
The suspected cannabis factory.

Six arrested after £600,000 cannabis factory raided

Police carried out searches in the Lisburn area as part of a wider investigation into a suspected cannabis factory.

Police investigating link between burglaries in Lisburn and Maghaberry

Police investigating link between burglaries in Lisburn and Maghaberry

Detectives investigating a number of burglaries in and around Lisburn have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Alfredos on the Square has closed down.

‘More needs to be done to boost city’s evening economy’

The council has stressed that it is making efforts to support the private sector in improving the night-time economy in Lisburn city centre.

Georgia Abernethy.

Georgia sets sights on helping the homeless

A kind-hearted nursing student from Lisburn will be taking to the streets of Belfast just days before Christmas to hand out food, clothing and sleeping bags to people who are homeless.


Concerns over future of vital public transport services

Lagan Valley MLA Pat Catney has expressed concern about the future of Translink services in the constituency.

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