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Northern Ireland food experiences to whet the appetite

Tourism Ireland are encouraging local people to enjoy a short break and savour a taste of Northern Ireland’s food experiences.
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Brits spend more time on social media than in the pub

Brits spend more time on social media than in the pub

The average British person will spend more than three years of their life updating social media, a new study has found.

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Parking

Unionists put brakes on dual currency parking meters

Unionists have put the brakes on plans to explore if parking meters here may accept Euro coins.

Transport
Out shopping

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past by 2050'

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, experts predict.
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Could High Street shopping be a thing of the past by 2050?

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past by 2050'

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, experts predict.

Business
Mrs Roberta Brownlee Southern Trust Chair (left) presents Jude Bridge, Marie Curie Executive Director

Trust staff raise £184,237 for charity

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has handed over a cheque for £184,237 to the charity partner Marie Curie after a series of successful ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ events.

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Mr Michael Donaghy, Cllr Paul Greenfield and Mr Robert Gordon with Minister Paul Givan MLA and Carla Lockhart MLA.

Minister meets with Chamber of Trade to discuss town centre regeneration

Minister for Communities Paul Givan MLA met with members of Banbridge Chamber of Trade recently to discuss the need for improvement works in and around the town centre.

Business
Thousands of users data has been compromised in the hack attack

Mobile company’s advice following data hack

Mobile and Internet provider Three UK has confirmed that the personal information of customers have been accessed by hackers in a recent cyber attack.

Business
Inside Amazon

Look inside Amazon’s huge warehouse ahead of the Christmas rush

These were the bustling scenes yesterday inside one of Amazon’s biggest distribution centres as it prepares for Black Friday and the Christmas period....

Offbeat
Richard Martin, Managing Director of Tascomi.

Jobs boost: Hillsborough software firm taking on 20 new staff

Hillsborough-based software development company Tascomi is set to complete a recruitment drive that will create a total of 20 new jobs.

Business
Getting ready to inspire businesses during  Enterprise Week #GEW2016 (14-20 November) were Lord Mayor Garath Keating and Roger Wilson CE of ABCBC at The Palace Desmense along with Enterprise Week partners. 
  
8 November 2016    
CREDIT: www.LiamMcArdle.com

Banbridge businesses will be inspired during Enterprise Week

Local businesses will be inspired to innovate, build networks and access support to help them grow and expand during Enterprise Week, with a packed programme of free events taking place across the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough from November 14-20.

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With more than 1,600 outlets, Greggs is the largest bakery chain in the UK. The company says it is seeking to open more stores in Northern Ireland.

Could major retail chains be about to set up shop in Banbridge town centre?

Two major national retail chains have declined to comment on speculation that they could be planning to open new stores in Banbridge.

Business
Fraudsters are targeting customers of foreign banks

Criminals targeting foreign bank customers

Criminals are now targeting foreign banks in their fraudulent activities - thanks to the impact made by UK banks’ campaigns advising caution amongst customers.

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The Halfway House.

Restaurant owner pushing ahead with multi-million pound hotel development

The new owner of one of Co Down’s best known eateries says he’s hoping to begin work on a multi-million pound hotel development next year.

Business
ASDA

ASDA to cut fuel price tomorrow

Asda is cutting fuel to new national price cap of 110.7ppl on unleaded and 112.7ppl on diesel.
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Caroline Stillman has resorted to making her own range of shoes - because she can't find any to fit her size 11 feet.

6ft4 woman with size 11 feet launches range of fashionable shoes

A woman who stands at 6ft 4ins tall has launched her own range of fashionable shoes - because she can't find any to fit her massive size 11 FEET.
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People in the UK are unaware of many factory farming techniques

Pulling teeth, docking tails and killing male chicks - legal farming techniques most people are unaware of

Millions of people have no idea how their food is produced - with six in 10 admitting they didn't realise dairy cows needed to be pregnant in order to produce milk, a study has found.

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The Halfway House. Pic by Google

Exciting new era: Renowned restaurant under new ownership

One of Co Down’s best known eateries, The Halfway House Bar & Restaurant, has entered an exciting new era.

Business
2015 Farley

Bikes recalled due to safety fears

A bike manufacturer has recalled a number of models from its range following safety fears.

Offbeat
Brenda Hale MLA.

MLA pushing for safety improvements at road junction

TransportNI has committed to undertake an investigation into the feasibility of improving sightlines at a busy crossroads near Dromore.

Transport
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