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First Trust Bank In Downpatrick To Close

The First Trust is to close around half of its branches around Northern Ireland following a major review of its business forecast. And four will be closing in County Down outside Belfast. On 30 June, Warrenpoint and Newtownards branches will close, Downpatrick on 28 July followed by Banbridge on 4…

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Local Fishing Company Riding Wave Of Success

It’s all hands on deck for Ardglass-based fishing company Tom Wills & Sons following a significant investment in a new 60-feet Marine Fishing Vessel, MFV Olive Branch, with support from the First Trust Bank. Investment in the state-of-the-art trawler which has a capacity to process 90 stone of prawns per…

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Enter The Small Business Awards By Business Eye and First Trust Bank

Is your business ready to win one of the Business Eye / First Trust Bank Small Business Awards? Check out below and enter online at: www.businesseyeawards.co.uk

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First Trust Bank Launches Agri Food Support Programme

Downpatrick, Newcastle and Castlewellan Agri-Advisor Gary Murray has been appointed by the First Trust Bank to be part of a new Province-wide team to deliver specialist support to local farmers and agri-businesses. First Trust Bank recently announced details of a new support package including a range of funding initiatives designed…

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Rogers Says Customers Must Be Priority in Bank Changes

South Down MLA Sean Rogers (SDLP) has expressed his concern regarding the planned closure of a First Trust branch in his constituency. Mr Rogers said: “I am extremely disappointed to hear that the First Trust branch in Ballynahinch will close on 4 October 2013. I understand that Customer Accounts in this branch will…

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Ballynahinch First Trust Bank to Close on Fourth October

THE First Trust Bank has confirmed that as part of its ongoing restructuring programme four branches will close on a phased basis by the end of November 2013 across Northern Ireland and the Ballynahinch branch will close on 4 October. Rowallene Down District Council Councillor Billy Walker has expressed his frustration at…

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