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Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid early - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it's especially tough if you're relying on benefits.
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A computer-generated image of the proposed energy from waste plant development at Hightown Quarry.

Date set for Mallusk incinerator hearing

A community group which was set up to oppose a waste treatment plant in Mallusk has welcomed the decision to grant a Judicial Review.

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Marks and Spencer

M&S food hall gets the green light

The approval of a planning application for a Marks & Spencer food hall in Carrick has reignited debate on the regeneration of the town centre.

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The strike is due to go ahead on Wednesday December 20, 2017.

Ryanair pilots' strike could cause Christmas travel chaos

Irish pilots employed by Ryanair have voted to go on strike on December 20, according to the Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association (I.A.L.P.A.).
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Road closed due to icy conditions

Road closed due to icy conditions

Police are advising motorists to seek an alternative route after a local road was closed because of the wintry conditions.

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The Avidity team.

Local students showcase ‘chatbot’ at Belfast exhibition

A group of young entrepreneurs are showcasing their invention at a prestigious event at St George’s Market today.

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(left to right): LEDCOM Chair Henry Fletcher, guest speaker Dr Brendan Murtagh and LEDCOM CEO Ken Nelson at the companys AGM at Willowbank Business Centre in Larne.

Outstanding year celebrated as LEDCOM helps create 300 new jobs

An outstanding year is being celebrated by the Larne-based business enterprise centre, LEDCOM, which has helped its clients to create and safeguard more than 300 jobs in 2017.

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Bombardier.

Call for PM to protect jobs

Local political and union representatives have called on the Prime Minister to fight to save jobs across the Bombardier sites in Northern Ireland.

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Work has commenced at the Loughshore Manor site.

Work starts on Shore Road development

Work has commenced on a new housing development consisting of almost 60 homes in Whitehouse.

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Some readers are accusing Amazon of 'ruining Christmas'.

Amazon accused of ‘ruining Christmas’ over lack of packaging

Amazon is facing a backlash over its lack of packaging on a number of deliveries in the build up to Christmas.

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Motorists are advised to expect delays

TRAFFIC: Police warn of motorway delays for drivers

Police have warned of possible delays for motorists on the M2.
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How many parking fines were issued where you live?

IN FULL: Parking fines issued in Northern Ireland

The Department for Infrastructure has published statistics on the total number of Penalty Charge Notices (parking fines) issued in Northern Ireland from January to September 2017.

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Ulster Bank, Ballyclare. Pic by Google.

Concerns raised as local bank set to shut

Ulster Bank has confirmed its Ballyclare branch is set to close next Spring.

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The countdown to Christmas is on

12 ways to manage your money and make savings for Christmas

Christmas is a brilliant time of year, but it can also be financially stressful.

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Amazon announce epic ten-day Black Friday 2017 sale

Amazon announce epic ten-day Black Friday 2017 sale

Shoppers hoping to bag a pre-Christmas bargain should set their alarm clocks now - details of the Amazon Black Friday sale have been revealed.

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Lidl is recalling four varieties of its Deluxe Drinking Chocolate Sticks

Lidl recall Drinking Chocolate Sticks due to allergy risk

Lidl is recalling four varieties of its Deluxe Drinking Chocolate Sticks as they contain various allergens such as nut, wheat, gluten soya and dairy products.

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Schlumberger site in Monkstown. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Presseye.com

Call for urgent meeting to discuss proposed job losses

The Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council, Cllr Paul Hamill, has spoken about the announcements of potential job losses by Schlumberger and by Bombardier.

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Nurse Sara Redmond from Randalstown

Nursing recruitment day at Antrim hospital

The Northern Health and Social Care Trust will be hosting a recruitment day for Band 5 nurses on Saturday 11 November at Antrim Area Hospital.

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Schlumberger plant in Newtownabbey (image Google)

More than 220 jobs cut with closure of Schlumberger plant in Newtownabbey

More than 220 jobs are set to go with the closure of Schlumberger's site in Newtownabbey, according to trade union Unite.
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Unite the Union say 280 jobs will go at Bombardier in Northern Ireland.

Bombardier 'must' cut 280 jobs in Northern Ireland

Canadian aerospace company, Bombardier, has said it "must" reduce its workforce by 280 in Northern Ireland.
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