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WARNING after local woman LOSES £4000 on fake used car sales website

Trading Standards Service (TSS) has asked people to be vigilant when considering online purchases after a Belfast woman lost money on a fake used car sales website.
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The charger has the potential to overheat.

Xbox chargers recalled due to safety fears

A range of chargers for XBOX ONE Video Game Controllers have been recalled by the manufacturer due to their potential to overheat.

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The Freedom Refreshment deal is set to give Tayto a major foothold in the GB vending market

Expansion at Tayto group with multi-million GB deal

Iconic Northern Ireland business Tayto has set its sights on significant expanion into the GB market with the acquisition of Yorkshire-based vending solutions company, Freedom Refreshments Ltd.

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The two horses which have been given a new lease of life thanks to Craigavon PSNI.

‘Neigh’bourhood policing with a difference as horses find homes

Craigavon police have been doing a spot of ‘neigh’bourhood policing with a difference - finding two abandoned horses new homes.

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Local company gets creative in Finland

Local company gets creative in Finland

For one week in Rovaniemi, inside the Arctic Circle, local businesses, including Design Stics from Banbridge, got to network, exhibit and attend events with Finnish and international designers, bringing together their creative expertise from Arctic regions and further afield.

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The Coca-Cola plant at Knockmore Hill, Lisburn. Pic by Google

Investigation launched after discovery of contaminated cans at Coca-Cola plant

Coca-Cola and the PSNI have launched an investigation after a shipment of empty drinks cans at the company’s Lisburn plant were found to have been contaminated.

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File photo dated 6/3/2014 of the John Lewis store in Oxford Street, London. The department store has reported another difficult week for sales in the latest sign that retailers endured a grim month in August. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday September 4, 2015. The firm said sales for the week ending August 29 were down 3.4% compared with last year, after falling 5.9% in the prior week. They were 3% lower in the four weeks to August 29. See PA story CITY JohnLewis. Photo credit should read: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

Belfast Council moves against John Lewis decision

The High Court was wrongly drawn into making an order that boosted attempts to secure the first John Lewis store in Northern Ireland, senior judges heard today.

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Lord Mayor visits Washington DC

Lord Mayor visits Washington DC

Despite the frosty conditions and inches of snow caused by storm Stella, the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of the borough were received extremely warmly on their recent visit to the US capitol for the annual Saint Patrick’s Day events.

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Stop sexual harrassment

How to deal with sexual harassment in the workplace

Whether you’ve been physically or verbally assaulted, shrugging sexual harassment off as a bit of banter isn’t the right thing to do — especially when you’re at work.
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A Big Mac meal from McDonald's.

McDonald’s delivery service could be on its way to Northern Ireland

McDonald’s could be about to extend its delivery service to Northern Ireland.

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WATCH:‘Sea of yellow’ as one thousand baby chicks found abandoned in field

The RSPCA has launched an investigation after officers were called to a sea of day-old chicks abandoned in a field in Cambridgeshire.

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Greggs is the largest bakery chain in the UK.

Greggs says plans for Banbridge store have been ‘put on hold’

Bakery chain Greggs has said that it has put plans to open a shop in Banbridge “on hold for the time being”.

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Eight out of 10 feel misled by broadband adverts

The majority of UK consumers find the advertising of broadband speeds to be misleading, according to new research.

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Belfast International Airport.

Work postponed on main road to Belfast International Airport

Roadworks on a main road used to access Belfast International Airport will not be taking place this weekend.

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Post Office confirms details of town centre branch relocation

Post Office confirms details of town centre branch relocation

The Post Office is proposing to move Banbridge Post Office from its current location to create a modern main-style branch with extended opening hours.

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A disabled woman being interviewed

Nearly half of employers hesitant about hiring someone with a disability

Nearly half of employers (45 per cent) are hesitant about hiring someone with a disability because of fears they wouldn’t be able to do the job according to latest research from disability organisation Purple.

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Town’s main branch could move to new premises within weeks

Town’s main branch could move to new premises within weeks

Post Office Ltd is expected to confirm next week the details of its plans to relocate Banbridge Post Office.

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The new Liddell luxury linen range pays homage to Titanic.

Brand creates replicas of linens used on RMS Titanic

A new collection of luxury table linen commemorating the RMS Titanic has been named after the local company that made linen for the White Star Line.

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Facebook cloning: What’s true and what’s false about the viral warning?

Facebook users may be seeing posts from their friends warning them about “Facebook cloning”. Some concerned account holders are urging others not to accept a second friend request from accounts purporting to belong to them.

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Gender pay gap could be ‘baked into the next generation’ of workers

Despite the Equal Pay Act being introduced 47 years ago, the gender pay gap remains one of the biggest issues facing British workers.

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