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Chamber and Ulster Bank front near market trade visit to London

The Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in partnership with Ulster Bank, is to host a near market trade visit to London next month.

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SDLP leader Colum Eastwood has warned that real change hangs on people wanting it badly enough to vote

Eastwood urges non-voters to turn out ‘if they want something different’

Northern Ireland’s devolved government will be endangered if the election does not produce change, Colum Eastwood said.

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Environmental Farming Scheme now open

Environmental Farming Scheme now open

The Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS) is now open for applications, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has announced.

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A dairy cow due to calve in Co Kilkenny

Month long farm safety campaign begins in the Republic of Ireland

The Health and Safety Authority in the Republic of Ireland is to begin a month-long intensive farm inspection campaign on Wednesday March 1st.

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Lorry stolen from yard in Co Armagh

Police in Armagh are investigating the theft of a lorry from a yard in the Monaghan Road area of Middletown on Sunday, 26th February.

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A number of big names in retail are coming to Belfast in 2017

Future looking bright as more new stores come to Belfast

A host of new stores are expected in Belfast this year according to a report into the huge progress made in the retail sector.

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Someone hoping to retire on half salary could face working until they are 69

Savers aiming for retirement face working in late 70s

Millions of pension savers hoping to gradually phase in their retirement could find themselves working into their late 70s or beyond to achieve the lifestyle enjoyed by previous generations, a report warns.

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The UK is after the US and China, with London second only to New York

UK ‘more valuable for growth’ despite Brexit concerns

Investors view the UK as a more valuable place for growth despite widespread concerns over Britain’s future outside the European Union, according to a report.

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Paula Cunningham, Store Director at Specsavers Connswater

Specsavers creates 22 jobs with opening of new stores

Seven new jobs have been created with the opening of a new Specsavers store in Downpatrick today as the business continues to expand around the province.

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Norwegian Air, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Ben Lowry: The arrival of Norwegian could be a breakthrough for Aldergrove

Months ago I had not even heard of Norwegian Air.

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Foyle Port has officially launched its new state-of-the-art tug boat Strathfoyle

Powerful new tug boat joins fleet at Foyle Port

Foyle Port has officially launched a new state-of-the-art tug boat that represents an investment of £4m in the ongoing development of the port’s business.

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IAG chief Willie Walsh

IAG profits soar above £2bn despite sterling collapse

BA owner IAG owner of British Airways has taken a 460 million euro (£389 million) Brexit hit following the collapse in the value of the pound, but still managed to report rising profits last year.

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The risk of rates defaults grows with delays in dealing with the issue

Political stalemate could prompt rates crisis warns Long

Northern Ireland is facing a rates crisis if power-sharing at Stormont cannot be restored after the election, it has been warned.

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RBS is still in the cold while rivals have begun to show a return to profit

More jobs set to go as RBS posts £7bn annual loss

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has reported a £7 billion annual loss and announced a major cost-cutting drive expected to result in large-scale job losses.

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Paying out more money

Northern Ireland warned of potential rates crisis due to political stalemate

Northern Ireland is facing a rates crisis if power-sharing at Stormont cannot be restored after the election, it has been warned.
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A first class stamp will increase by 1p to 65p and second class by 1p to 56p when the changes are introduced on March 27.

Price of stamps to increase by 1p

The price of stamps is to increase, Royal Mail has announced.

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Alan MaCombe and daughter, Maureen Keys are pictured with Richard Walker, Genus ABS.

Partnership improves management

Do you feel that there is scope on your farm to further improve fertility, cow type and overall management?

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(NIFDA) has appointed Declan Billington as its new chair

Harper Adams students dine out

The Harper-Ireland Club for students from Ireland at Harper Adams University will hold its annual dinner in Shropshire on Friday evening, 24th. The guest speaker will be Declan Billington.

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Picture (L-R): Ronan McLaughlin, development chef at Linden Foods,
Pauline Gordon, marketing executive, Linden Foods and Claire McCrory - NPD technologist, Linden Foods

Gourmet burgers from Linden Foods

Linden Food Group, the leading Northern Irish meat processor, has launched a 20-strong range of gourmet burgers for both retail and foodservice under its established Turf & Clover – Honest Irish Meat brand.

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Francis Connon uses Provita Protect for all his newborn calves

Provita Protect proven and trusted to reduce calf scour

Across Northern Ireland and further afield Provita Protect POM-VPS is trusted to give calves the best possible, scour-free start in life.

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