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55 min ago | Fermanagh Today

Drinks company C&C brings 25 new jobs to Belfast

The posts will be filled over the next two years as the Irish producer expands its operations north of the border with the opening of a commercial business support centre.

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4 hrs ago | Lisburn Today

Pledge to support parking charges

Control of charges at off-street car parks currently operated by the Department of Regional Development will pass to the new Lisburn Castlereagh Council in April 2015.

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9 hrs ago | Ballycastle Today

Police appeal after car is stolen

Police in Craigavon are appealing for information after a report of theft at the Mullalelish Road, Portadown on Monday, April 14. At around 10:30am, it was reported that a Silver Ford Focus car was stolen as it was parked in the area.

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11 hrs ago | Lurgan Today

Intoxicated man had lock knife in his hand on street

During a period of deferment a 40-year-old man managed to stay out of trouble, Craigavon Magistrates Court was told last Wednesday.

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11 hrs ago | Lurgan Today

New play areas are proposed

Craigavon Borough Council is in negotiations with the Northern Ireland Housing Executive about acquiring land to create the much needed facilities.

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12 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today

Judge refuses bail to teen accused of being behind bomb-making plot

An alleged dissident republican bomb maker was refused bail yesterday after a judge said he appeared to be "more actively involved" than first believed.

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14 hrs ago | Dromore Today

Paul takes first spot again

It started on the Rathfriland Road, Loughbrickland then to Rathfriland and back to finish at the fly-over in Banbridge.

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16 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today

God had prepared me to glorify Him through Lucy'

"We have had so many opportunities because of Lucy, met many people and travelled to far places," says Co Down woman Stephanie Parke.

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17 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today

Strangford MLA angered at Scrabo Tower's closure

The Northern Ireland Environment Agency has said the decision to shut Scrabo Tower was not taken lightly, after one angry MLA blasted the move.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

BBC News

Masked gang threaten pair with 'gun'

A gang of masked men has threatened a man and a woman at gunpoint during an aggravated burglary in Warrenpoint, County Down.

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Stereogum

Caught By The Buzz: A Look Back At Britpop's B-List

Akin to the early-'90s post-Nirvana feeding frenzy in the Pacific Northwest, the Britpop explosion of the mid-'90s spawned a similar slash-and-burn signing boom on the other side of the pond.

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Newsday

Accused 'in second sham marriage'

The High Court in Belfast was told that Elvis Asaah was flown to Northern Ireland "for the purpose of providing his services as a fraudulent witness" at a wedding in Newtownards last year A man accused of taking part in a sham marriage had allegedly been involved in a previous fake wedding, the High Court in Belfast has been told.

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Slugger O'Toole

NI21 launch a diverse squad of 47 council candidates - will any get elected?

A lost-looking Mark H Durkan walked past the candidates. He hadn't come to throw his lot behind Tina McKenzie, but was instead early for his appointment with Alex Attwood at the Electoral Office around the corner! It was clear that for most this was their first foray into politics.

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The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

Wookalily's debut album gets a Kickstart

Thanks to Wookalily , the 'female-led Americana folk band' based in Portadown, for their latest e-newsletter .

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Dromore Today

Illegal dumping polluting a the land at Kiln Lane bridge

Frustrated residents are fed up with continued fly tipping and litter that is polluting the Banbridge countryside at Kiln Lane bridge, and are calling for action to be taken.

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Newtownabbey Today

Straid tea room is shortlisted for top award

Ballylagan Guest House and Tea Room in Straid has been shortlisted in the RICS Northern Ireland Awards.

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Lisburn Today

New church hall set for Magheragall

Work is expected to start soon and the building will replace the current church hall which was built in 1935.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Al Bawaba

No wonder it lifted the visa requirement: UK seeking Gulf investors...

Projects in the pipeline include the 300-acre Titanic Quarter in Belfast, Northern Ireland, consisting of a boutique hotel, financial services centre, new retail development, film and media hub and office space, at a total development cost of Dhs6 billion.

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Newrydemocrat.com

'High Risk' Rapist Jailed

A 23-YEAR-OLD man who said he "lost the run of himself" when he raped a young woman in a car and then dumped her on a road in Newry has been handed down a seven year sentence.

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Newsday

Scrabo Tower closed to the public

The Northern Ireland Environment Agency said the tower, near Newtownards, County Down, would be closed for the "foreseeable future".

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