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Marks and Spencer to open new store in Autumn

A new Marks and Spencer store in Craigavon is set to open this Autumn, the firm has revealed.

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One of the pigs which needs rehomed

Pigs (Honker does tricks) need rehomed urgently

Four large pigs, one of whom does tricks, need rehomed urgently, says a NI animal charity.

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Eason’s at Rushmere closes

Eason’s at Rushmere closes

Eason’s in Craigavon’s Rushmere Shopping Centre has closed its doors after more than four decades.

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Architect's impression of the new planned American Diner for Centrepoint in Lurgan Architect: Shane McCorry

Drive-thru coffee shop and diner to create jobs

A major investment in Lurgan’s Centrepoint - including a new drive-thru coffee shop and separate drive-thru diner - could bring up to 25 new jobs.

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Linwoods products

90 jobs to be lost at local business

Linwoods have this afternoon told employees of its intention to reduce their team by around 90 people.

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Top UK figures for Rushmere

Spring footfall figures bloom at Rushmere

Rushmere shopping centre has bucked the national trend over the past month, reporting a rise in visitor footfall against a UK-wide drop.

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NI Railways

NI Railways to increase crackdown on anti-social behaviour

NI Railways will be increasing security on its services and at stations across the network in the run up to and over Easter 2018, it has emerged.
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Area Manager Mr Neale Kirk  with Carla Lockhart MLA and other Primark staff.

Lockhart meets with Primark over potential investment

DUP MLA Carla Lockhart has met with representatives from Primark to discuss and encourage investment in Upper Bann.

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Local Fire and Rescue crews dealt with the blaze

Firefighters rescue two cows who fell into a slurry tank

Around 25 firefighters helped rescue, two cows both in calf, who fell into a slurry tank on a farm in Co Armagh at the weekend.

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Delegation from Heathrow visit Craigavon

New runway at Heathrow may be built in Craigavon

Much of the new runway at Heathrow airport may be built in Craigavon, if it is chosen as a new Logistics Hub.

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An impression of how the reception might look like at the new South Lake Leisure Centre in Craigavon

Cost of new leisure centre spirals by £5m

The new South Lakes Leisure Centre is to cost £35 million - £5m more than first envisaged.

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Almac hosts Export Forum for firms aiming for global market

Almac hosts Export Forum for firms aiming for global market

Craigavon firm Almac will share the story of its mammoth growth in international sales at an event organised by Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NI Chamber), in partnership with Danske Bank.

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Co Armagh firms ‘named and shamed’ for underpaying staff

Co Armagh firms ‘named and shamed’ for underpaying staff

Three major employers in Co Armagh have been accused of underpaying 451 workers a total of more than £60k.

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The Rink which is located on the outskirts of Portadown has received an investment of �250,000 which has allowed for a significant upgrade of facilities

Political leaders prepare to ‘roll with it’ at new Portadown rink

Politicians representing NI’s main parties will be urged to get their skates on as a brand new roller skating rink opens in Co Armagh on Saturday.

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Closing down: Toys R Us.

Toys R Us Sprucefield commences ‘everything must go’ closing down sale

Toys R Us at Sprucefield has confirmed that an extensive closing down sale is now under way, featuring discounts of up to 25 per cent throughout the store, including the Babies R Us range.

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The new parking regulations will be enforced from March 5, 2018.

New car removal and clamping regulations start today

Drivers who park illegally in urban clearways and bus lanes on the main arterial routes into and out of Belfast may have their vehicles removed and clamped.

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Dr Robert Dunlop, President & Managing Director, Almac Clinical Services; Alan Armstrong, Chairman & CEO, Almac Group, and Graeme McBurney, President & Managing Director, Almac Pharma Services at the new facility at Almac's global headquarters in Craigavon.

Almac creates 100 new jobs with £20m investment

Almac, the global pharmaceutical firm, is to invest £20m in a new cold store in Craigavon and create 100 new jobs.

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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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The B&Q site.

Marks and Spencer’s Craigavon store ‘on track’ say firm

Marks and Spencer confirmed today they are going ahead with their Craigavon Food Hall despite store closures in the UK.

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Work has started on the new park and ride facility close to Portadown Rail Station. INPT43-202.

New park and ride ‘to be ready by Autumn’

The long-awaited £3.1m Park and Ride facility close to Portadown Train Station will be open in the Autumn, vow Translink.

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