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MP Welcomes Lidl Investment in Craigavon

Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart has said the announcement of a £3.5m investment by Lidl in the Craigavon area is welcome, particularly with the creation of 10 new supermarket jobs and 200 jobs during the construction phase. Carla Lockhart said: “Since entering the Northern Ireland market, Lidl has become a very popular store for many […]

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Executive to Relax Covid-19 Restrictions: Here’s the Roadmap and Timeline

The Executive has today agreed an approach for relaxing the measures put in place to manage the COVID-19 Omicron variant. Ministers were updated today by the Chief Medical Officer and Chief Scientific Advisor, who have confirmed that we are likely to be past the peak in case numbers, although it remains possible that case numbers […]

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Business Community Louth

National Pen , Dundalk Job Losses a Hammer Blow – Ó Murchú

The news about the job losses at National Pen has come has a ‘hammer blow’ to the workers in the Dundalk facility, Louth TD Ruairí Ó Murchú has said. The news came in a company statement which said that it will cease its fulfilment operations at the centre and move the jobs to the Czech […]

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Making Tax Digital for VAT Is Coming – Are You Ready?

Make sure your business is prepared for the change – take steps now Businesses are reminded to take steps to prepare for Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Value Added Tax (VAT) before it becomes mandatory for all VAT-registered businesses from 1 April this year.  MTD is designed to help businesses eliminate common errors and save […]

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Business Politics South Down

McKevitt: Lyons Silence on Spend Local Scheme Unacceptable

SDLP Crotlieve Councillor Karen McKevitt has said that a DUP Minister’s silence on the problems faced by people still trying to access their spend local cards is unacceptable. Cllr. McKevitt said Economy Minister Gordon Lyons has gone into hiding as people report serious difficulties with the high-profile scheme.  Cllr. McKevitt said: “The Spend Local cards […]

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Business Lurgan Upper Bann

Kelly: Lyons Silence on Spend Local Scheme Unacceptable!

SDLP Upper Bann MLA Dolores Kelly has said that a DUP Minister’s silence on the problems faced by people still trying to access their spend local cards is unacceptable.  Mrs Kelly said Economy Minister Gordon Lyons has gone into hiding as people report serious difficulties with the high profile scheme.   Upper Bann MLA Dolores […]

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Business Newry Newry Chamber

Economy Minister Visits Newry Chamber

Newry Chamber of Commerce & Trade was delighted to host Economy Minister Gordon Lyons on his visit to Newry on Wednesday 12th January.  The meeting took place at AbbeyAutoline offices on the Rathfriland Road and he was briefed on the latest developments in the business community. Julie Gibbons, newly elected President of Newry Chamber, commented […]

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Blended Learning Courses Available at Platinum Training

Platinum Training Institute are offering Blended Learning Health and Fitness qualifications which can be started anytime. They range from Level 1 to 5 and will be a mixture of home study / tutorials and face to face coaching in their offices in Queen’s University Belfast.  They still have fully face to face options which you can check out […]

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New Monitoring and Control Room From Talon Security

Newry based security business Talon Security has launched a new monitoring and control room. With the company going from strength to strength 2022 is set to be a massive year for the Newry company. New services included: Monitoring Solutions Monitoring from our fully approved and accredited National Security Inspectorate (NSI) Gold Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC) […]

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Don’t Sweat It, Out Source It with Evvr Clean Ltd

Newry based business Evvr Clean has quickly become one of the top cleaning companies in Newry and Mourne and quickly expanding in Co Armagh, Co Antrim and all over Co Down. Offering the very best in cleaning services. Offices based at Unit 10 & 11 & Ironing and Laundry workshop at 2a, Itec Business Park, […]