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Dogs attack sheep in Co Down

A County Down farmer has been left counting the cost of sheep worrying by dogs after six ewes were attacked on his land.

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IN PICTURES: Northern Ireland’s top 20 parking fine hotspots revealed

Over 150,000 car parking and bus lane fines were dished out across Northern Ireland in 2017 and today we reveal Northern Ireland’s top 20 hotspots.

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Ulster Bank, Dromore. Pic by Google

Bank has ‘no plans to revisit decision’ to axe local branches

Ulster Bank has said it has no plans to rethink its decision to close its branches in Rathfriland and Dromore.

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Work starts at Rushmere

Work begins on new Rushmere restaurants

Work has begun at Rushmere Shopping Centre in Craigavon on what is believed to be two new restaurants.

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Rural projects may be in jeopardy due to cuts, says Sinn Fein

Rural projects may be in jeopardy due to cuts, says Sinn Fein

Support for community and rural affairs in Upper Bann could be withdrawn if budget proposals at the Department of Agriculture get the go-ahead, warns Sinn Fein.

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Indy the lamb is loving the ‘baa-ed’ weather

Children of all ages love a snow day but six-year-old Madison just can’t get enough of the ‘baa-ed’ weather.

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Police welcome sentencing for thefts of farm animals

Police welcome sentencing for thefts of farm animals

Police in Lurgan have welcomed the sentencing of a 22-year-old man at Downpatrick Crown Court on Friday 12th January for the theft of farm animals.

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Will you change how you manage your finances in 2018?

Seven steps to saving money in 2018

The prospect of saving money seems daunting to many but with some simple changes it can become a reality.

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Dromara farmer gored by bull

The Health and Safety Executive has confirmed it is investigating an incident on a Dromara farm this morning in which a farmer is believed to have been gored by a bull.

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Bann Hardware, Commercial Road, Banbridge. Pic by Google

Long-standing town centre business to close

A long-standing independent business in Banbridge town centre has announced that it is to close down next month.

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Programme to help local firms scale up

Programme to help local firms scale up

One hundred local businesses are to receive digital support through Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council’s recently launched ‘Digital Transformation Programme’.

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'Space Adventure' will be the theme at Quality Time throughout January.

‘Quality Time’ is key for children’s development

An innovative new business venture that’s a first for Northern Ireland will open its doors in Banbridge next month, creating five new jobs.

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The new-look Poundstretcher store at Newry Street, Banbridge.

Opening of new-look store creates more than 15 jobs

Discount retailer Poundstretcher has created more than 15 new jobs in Banbridge with a major investment in its town centre store.

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Centre Manager of The OUTLET, Chris Nelmes, announces the arrival of three new stores at the shopping destination, representing an investment of over �500,000.  Also pictured are (L-R) store managers Rachael McCann from The Beauty Outlet, Francine Mohan from Jack & Jones and Stephen Mc Cauley from Ulster Weavers. For more information on The OUTLET and its many leading brands visit www.the-outlet.co.uk, facebook.com/outletbanbridge or follow @outletbanbridge on Twitter. Picture by Press Eye.

32 new jobs created as three new retailers open at The OUTLET

A total of 32 new jobs have been created at The OUTLET in Banbridge as the shopping destination announces the arrival of three new stores in the run-up to the festive shopping period.

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Some benefits will be paid early this year.

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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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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Priscilla Ward with her Bernese Mountain Dog, Simba and Derick Wilson, Business Development Manager at Ulster Bank.

New veterinary practice unlocks pet-tential with Ulster Bank

A new veterinary practice is due to open its doors for business in Banbridge, following a significant investment with support from Ulster Bank.

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Stuart and Barbara Hughes, owners of Hughes Craft Distillery and the award-winning range of RubyBlue liqueurs, with Derick Wilson (right), Business Development Manager at Ulster Bank.

Dromore couple to open ‘gin school’

A Dromore couple are behind an ambitious new business venture that will see a gastropub, gin school and visitor centre open in Moira.

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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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Caleb and Owen are farmers of the future

Caleb and Owen are farmers of the future

Co. Down teenagers, Caleb Haffey from just outside Magheralin and Owen McGreevy from Dromore, have won the Farmers of the Future (FOTF) competition, hosted by ABP.

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