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‘Growing food scene quickly becoming a tourist attraction’

Causeway Coast and Glens Restaurant Week returns this autumn – and the organisers are encouraging local foodie businesses to get involved.

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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.

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Ryanair

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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Caw Roundabout. DER3115GS29

Caw Roundabout : call for traffic lights to offset ‘bottleneck’

The Department of Infrastructure has been asked to provide clarity over plans to deal with congestion at Caw Roundabout.

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Single vehicle crash: road closed

Single vehicle crash: road closed

A stretch of road in County Tyrone has been closed following a single vehicle road traffic collision this morning.

Transport
Leo Murphy.

North West cannot afford to keep exporting its talent

For the region’s economy to grow and develop, it is vital that learners are encouraged to stay local and study higher education courses available on their doorstep.

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Primrose owners Melanie and Ciaran Breslin.

Jobs boost for Londonderry as food company announces major expansion

Forty new jobs are to be created in a major expansion by Londonderry food company, Primrose.

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IFA National President, Joe Healey and IFA Ulster North Leinster Regional Chairman, Bert Stewart with local IFA members Paddy McLaughlin and farmer Paul Doherty from Carndonagh who lost 18 sheep and all his silage bales during his  visit farms damaged by flooding in Inishowen on Friday last.   Photo Clive Wasson.

DAERA to assist with removal of fallen stock

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs is to assist farmers in the Glenelly and Owenkillew valleys with the disposal of dead animals lost in the recent flooding in the area.

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David Kernoghan with wife Susan and children Joshua and Chloe

Family’s holiday boost after airline’s ‘atrocious’ service

A Northern Ireland family about to jet off on a dream holiday to Disney World in Florida is celebrating after an airline agreed to refund them a substantial deposit, following intervention from the News Letter.

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The report was published on Wednesday morning.

REVEALED: The number of people receiving DLA in your area

The total number of people in receipt of Disability Living Allowance (D.L.A.) in Northern Ireland has been published by the Department for Communities (D.f.C.)

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The sale started on Monday.

Budget airline offering £99 one-way tickets from Belfast to USA

Local jet-setters can now travel from Belfast to the USA for as little as £99 one-way, thanks to a low budget airline.

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Fire engines

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service recruiting for Community Firefighters in YOUR area

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) has launched a recruitment drive for Community (Part-Time) Firefighters in 12 Fire Stations across Northern Ireland.
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The deadline for P.P.I. compensation claims is August 29, 2019.

Majority have NOT claimed over P.P.I. mis-selling

The majority of people mis-sold payment protection insurance (P.P.I.) have not yet submitted a claim for compensation, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (F.C.A.).

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City of Derry Airport

PSNI: Laser pen shone into plane cockpit could have had ‘terrible consequences’

A laser pen was shone into the cockpit of a passenger plane coming into land at City of Derry Airport last week, police have confirmed.

Transport
Police warning over email phishing scam

POLICE ALERT: Warning over email phishing scam

Detectives from the PSNI's Cyber Crime Centre are advising businesses to be on the alert for a phishing scam.
Crime
The scheme is open to UK consumers only and finishes at the end of the year.

Ford launch £2,000 scrappage scheme for pre-2010 cars

Ford is offering motorists thousands of pounds off the price of some its new models if they trade in a car or a van registered before 2010.
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It's hoped the jobs will be created over an 18 month spell.

Londonderry businessman hopes to create 100 new jobs

A well-known businessman from Londonderry has set his sights on creating 100 extra jobs.

Business
Let’s hear it for the women in our farming community

Let’s hear it for the women in our farming community

Lorna Robinson has won numerous accolades for her farming prowess.

Business

Farming Life Awards: Farm to fork success story for Cloughbane’s Lorna

Lorna Robinson, managing director of Cloughbane Farm Foods Ltd in Pomeroy, Co Tyrone which makes and sells gorgeous stews, pies and quality beef, chicken, lamb and pork, was awarded Woman of Excellence in Agriculture at the Farming Life/Danske Bank Awards last year and continues to fly the flag for women in the agri-food industry.

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Power NI MD Stephen McCully

Price hike as Power NI confirms 5.6% increase

Businesses and households across the province are facing higher electricity bills from October 1, as supplier Power NI has announced it is to increase prices by 5.6%.

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