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Fivers with Jane Austin engraving could be worth £50,000

People in Northern Ireland are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as £50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway.

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Cybercriminals are still at work on the web

Cybercrime warning follows security success

Cybercrime experts are celebrating success against a computer fraud network - but are warning users that the need for vigilance is as great as ever.

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Sperrins and Killeter Walking Festival is in contention for the title of Best Walking Festival in the prestigious WalkNI Awards 2016.

Local NI attraction shortlisted for Best Walking Festival

Derry City and Strabane District Council’s Sperrins and Killeter Walking Festival is in contention for the title of Best Walking Festival in the prestigious WalkNI Awards 2016 – and they need your help to make it happen.

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Good food available in NI

Northern Ireland food experiences to whet the appetite

Tourism Ireland are encouraging local people to enjoy a short break and savour a taste of Northern Ireland’s food experiences.
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Brits spend more time on social media than in the pub

Brits spend more time on social media than in the pub

The average British person will spend more than three years of their life updating social media, a new study has found.

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Receiving Best in Professional Services-Small Business is winner Jayne Taggart, chief executive of the Causeway Enterprise Agency Coleraine, presented by Women in Business with sponsor representative from the Progressive Building Society. INCR 49-793-CON

Causeway Enterprise chief honoured by Women in Business

A Coleraine business professional has been honoured for her exceptional contribution to the economic life of Northern Ireland.

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Parking

Unionists put brakes on dual currency parking meters

Unionists have put the brakes on plans to explore if parking meters here may accept Euro coins.

Transport
Londonderrys only current direct rail link is to Coleraine

Hazzard to explore Londonderry-Dublin rail link

The ‘feasibility’ of a rail link between Londonderry and Dublin will be explored in a new study planned by Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard.

Transport
The former Waterside Railway Station.

North-West Transport Hub consultation now open

Translink has launched a public consultation to develop proposals for the North-West Transport Hub in Londonderry.

Transport
Out shopping

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past by 2050'

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, experts predict.
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Phase four work will connect with previously completed stages of the greenway.

£16Ok for phase four of Waterside Greenway project

Construction is to commence in January on phase four of the Waterside Greenway project.

Transport
Could High Street shopping be a thing of the past by 2050?

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past by 2050'

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, experts predict.

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Next is recalling these boots.

Safety fears lead to recall of boots

A high street retailer has recalled a line of fashion boots due to safety worries.

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£55m Frosses Road scheme on track for 2017 opening

£55m Frosses Road scheme on track for 2017 opening

Work on the £55 million A26 Frosses Road dualling scheme is over 70 per cent completed, Causeway Coast & Glens Council has been told.

Transport
The court house in Bishop Street.

Benefit cheat claimed more than £70,000

A sentence of 1,200 hours was imposed on a Limavady woman convicted at Londonderry Crown Court yesterday for claiming benefits amounting to £71,564 she was not entitled to.

Crime
A picture issued this August of Deirdre Mackle, divisional roads manager, infrastructure minister Chris Hazzard, and Andrew Hitchenor, strategic road improvements manager as the minister announced �160m will be invested in the A6 Randalstown-to-Castledawson dualling scheme

Bird expert succeeds in bid to challenge A6

An environmentalist has won High Court permission to challenge a planned new £160 million road being built through a landscape made famous by poet Seamus Heaney.

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100 new jobs for north west area

100 new jobs for north west area

Economy Minister Simon Hamilton has announced a £5.6million investment and 100 new jobs for Londonderry and Strabane.

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MLA Gary Middleton

Northwest One hopes dashed

Hopes that hundreds of new jobs could be created in Londonderry have been dashed with the news that the huge ‘North West One’ application has been turned down.

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ALDI is recalling this product.

Supermarket recalls curry over allergy fears

ALDI is recalling its Chinese Chicken Curry with Egg Fried Rice because it contains milk, which is not declared within the ingredients list.

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Permethrin can cause severe and fatal poisoning to cats.

Pet Flea and Tick drops recalled over poisoning fears

A range of pet care products has been recalled by its manufacturer due to concerns that they may contain an element poisonous to cats.

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