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.

Dartan Hall has sold for �1.73m

Co Armagh Victorian home sells for £1.73m

A period home in Co Armagh has been sold for £1.73m.

How many parking fines were issued where you live?

IN FULL: Parking fines issued in Northern Ireland

The Department for Infrastructure has published statistics on the total number of Penalty Charge Notices (parking fines) issued in Northern Ireland from January to September 2017.

The countdown to Christmas is on

12 ways to manage your money and make savings for Christmas

Christmas is a brilliant time of year, but it can also be financially stressful.

Ground Espresso Bars has opened a new outlet at the old Pump House, Portadown.

Ground opens new outlet in Portadown

Northern Ireland’s largest independently-owned artisan coffee chain Ground Espresso Bars has announced a multi-million pound expansion plan, which includes the opening of a new outlet in Portadown.

Michael McCallion, Asda NI Buying Manager and Michael Murphy, CEO of Irwins Bakery welcome the news that the Portadown bakerys new range of batch breads will be stocked in 300 Asda stores across the UK.

Irwin’s Bakery is awarded £500k contract with Asda across the UK

Portadown firm Irwin’s Bakery has been awarded a £500,000 per annum contract with Asda.

Amazon announce epic ten-day Black Friday 2017 sale

Amazon announce epic ten-day Black Friday 2017 sale

Shoppers hoping to bag a pre-Christmas bargain should set their alarm clocks now - details of the Amazon Black Friday sale have been revealed.

Lidl is recalling four varieties of its Deluxe Drinking Chocolate Sticks

Lidl recall Drinking Chocolate Sticks due to allergy risk

Lidl is recalling four varieties of its Deluxe Drinking Chocolate Sticks as they contain various allergens such as nut, wheat, gluten soya and dairy products.

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The taste of Northern Ireland

In line with its priority to grow the local economy, Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council is hosting Enterprise Week 2017 (November 13th – 18th) with a packed programme of free events for the business community. In anticipation of the week we’re profiling four local businesses.

Bawnbua Foods Directors David, Martin and Gary White �Edward Byrne Photography 07799414130

Bawnbua gets a thicker slice of meat market

Lurgan based Bawnbua Foods has seen its business in the food ingredients sector grow by 50% following an investment of £0.5million in its production facilities.

Lurgan Train Station.

Passengers upset at being ‘packed like sardines’ on late Translink train

Train passengers travelling from Lurgan to Belfast have complained of ‘unsafe’ crush conditions on this morning’s journey.


RHI overspend far greater than first feared, department tells court

The already vast scale of the overspend on the RHI scheme is much worse than first feared, the Stormont department responsible for the debacle has told the High Court.

Air Ambulance NI

Air Ambulance NI recruiting for members of fundraising team

The Air Ambulance Northern Ireland is now recruiting for Area Fundraising Managers across Northern Ireland - after deployment of the service has exceeded expectations in the first two months since its launch.

The round pound coin

Old pound coins: Lidl and M&S WON'T accept them from Sunday but Tesco confirm they will

Lidl and Marks and Spencer have all confirmed that the old pound coins will not be accepted in stores as of midnight on Sunday 15 October.

Post Office workers in Craigavon at a 'Gate Meeting' to discuss industrial action

Craigavon postal workers are set to strike over pay and conditions

Up to 80 postal workers in Craigavon are set to go on strike after a national vote by the Communication Workers Union (CWU).

The new Lidl store at Kitchen Hill. INLM39-220.

New £5m Lidl store to open in Lurgan

A new £5m state of the art Lidl store is to open in Lurgan on Thursday creating an extra 10 new jobs for the area.

Lisburn man Nicky Reid, head chef for Sodexo at Almac, Craigavon is the company's 2017 All-Ireland Chef of the Year.He will represent Ireland in the UK and Ireland Grand Final early next year.

Almac chefs scoop top gourmet awards

Any wonder Almac is such a global success with two award-winning chefs cooking for the workforce.

Ryanair has cancelled thousands of more flights.

UPDATED: The latest list of Ryanair cancellations

Ryanair has now revealed the latest list of cancelled flights for 2017/2018.
Civil Service sickness levels worst in five years. Picture posed by model

Civil Service sickness levels worst in five years

Around one in eight civil servants had at least one absence spell lasting an average of almost three months in 2016/17, new figures have revealed.


What businesses should learn from Ryanair holiday ‘mess’

Ryanair’s failure to plan for pilot holidays is a warning to employers on the risks of effectively managing staff leave, according to a leading HR specialist.

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