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Broadband ‘essential’ to everyday life

Nine in ten people now believe that a broadband connection is essential to their day-to-day life, ranking its importance alongside the likes of housing and food.

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A new five pound note.

Fivers with Jane Austin engraving could be worth £50,000

People in Northern Ireland are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as £50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway.

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Cybercriminals are still at work on the web

Cybercrime warning follows security success

Cybercrime experts are celebrating success against a computer fraud network - but are warning users that the need for vigilance is as great as ever.

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MLA hopes Huntly work soon to begin

MLA hopes Huntly work soon to begin

DUP MLA Carla Lockhart hopes that that modernisation work at Huntly Bungalows could begin after Christmas.

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Pictured at the Rally in Dromore Park in support of a New Park are rally organisers Zoe Sparks, Laura Ogle and Valerie Lindsay, included with supporters are Cllr Carol Black, Cllr Marc Woods and Alderman Paul Rankin �Edward Byrne Photography INBL1636-218EB

Hale pledges ongoing support for town centre regeneration and park upgrade

Lagan Valley MLA Brenda Hale has pledged her continued support for the campaign to upgrade Dromore Park and regenerate the town centre.

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Scheme aims to help budding entrepreneurs shed fears

Scheme aims to help budding entrepreneurs shed fears

Banbridge District Enterprise Centre is urging the area’s budding entrepreneurs to 
“shed their fears about self employment” by taking part in its Exploring Enterprise 3 Programme in early January.

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Post Office industrial action planned for December 3

Consumers have been advised to plan around Post Office industrial action - which could affect six branches in Northern Ireland.

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Good food available in NI

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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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.

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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.

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Next is recalling these boots.

Safety fears lead to recall of boots

A high street retailer has recalled a line of fashion boots due to safety worries.

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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.

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ALDI is recalling this product.

Supermarket recalls curry over allergy fears

ALDI is recalling its Chinese Chicken Curry with Egg Fried Rice because it contains milk, which is not declared within the ingredients list.

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Permethrin can cause severe and fatal poisoning to cats.

Pet Flea and Tick drops recalled over poisoning fears

A range of pet care products has been recalled by its manufacturer due to concerns that they may contain an element poisonous to cats.

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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.

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The way in which broadband is advertised will change in 2017.

Broadband advertising rules to change in 2017

The way broadband is advertised in the UK is due to change in 2017.

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Shoppers are being warned ahead of Black Friday.

Black Friday bargain hunters beware

UK bargain hunters have been warned that many of the Black Friday deals on offer may not be all they seem.

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