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Slideshow: Ploughing ahead at 102nd Mullahead match

The Richardsons estate, outside Portadown, provided the setting for the 102nd annual Mullahead Ploughing Match.

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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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Technology

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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A Nokia 3310.

Nokia to re-launch the 3310

Nokia has announced it will re-launch the world’s most loved mobile phone - the Nokia 3310!

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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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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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Dobson welcomes launch of CAP Life Skills

As households continue to feel the income squeeze the launch of Christian’s Against Poverty Life Skills, which took place recently at Banbridge’s Holy Trinity Parish Church, has been welcomed by Ulster Unionist Jo-Anne Dobson, pictured here at the event with Archdeacon, the Ven Roderic West.

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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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Night skin treatment recalled over glass danger fears

Batches of a skin treatment oil have been recalled following the discovery of glass in one batch.

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Computer giant urges users to check notebooks for fire risk batteries

Computer manufacturer HP has advised its notebook users to check or recheck batteries on their device - even if they have already done so.
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Equal numbers of Catholics and Protestants in workforce for the 'first time'

New statistics released by the Executive Office show that for the 'first time' there is "equality in the workforce" between Catholics and Protestants in Northern Ireland.

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A woman washing her hair

One in 20 women has gone for 10 days without washing their hair

A survey of women in the UK has revealed that one in 20 admit to having gone 10 days without washing their hair.

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Asking for a pay rise

How to ask your boss for a pay rise

We’d all like a pay rise, but coming right out and  asking for one can be a nerve-wracking experience for most people.

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Alastair Seeley (Gearlink Kawasaki - Kawasaki)

Motorsport Taskforce established, Sports Minister reveals

Sports Minister Paul Givan has announced the establishment of a Motorsport Taskforce.
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Early Learning Centre issues safety notice over children’s wooden toy rangE

A safety notice has been issued concerning a range of children’s toys by their supplier.

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Burning money

RHI scandal: 60% of burners in areas NOT previously heated

More than 60% of applications to the non-domestic RHI scheme were for situations where there had never before been a requirement for heat, it has been revealed.

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