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MACS Seek Two Support Workers

MACS. Support Worker x2 (Downpatrick and Lisburn) Why Work for us? Our Culture. “At MACS young people are at the heart of what we do. We encourage an interdependent way of living. We see the value in making mistakes. We actively encourage personal and professional development so that our young…

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Hamilton Welcomes P2V Systems IT Growth In Lisburn

Economy Minister Simon Hamilton has welcomed the growth of Lisburn-based firm P2V Systems who plan to double its workforce by 2018 with support from Invest Northern Ireland. P2V Systems provide IT services to public and private sector businesses, helping them operate more efficiently and cost effectively. Commending the company on…

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Major Dairy Volatility Conference For Northern Ireland

With low market prices lasting longer than in any previous dairy price cycle, continuing market imbalance is hitting all parts of the dairy supply chain. Recognising this is a global issue, the Ulster Farmers’ Union and Dairy UK (NI) have launched plans for a major conference next month to focus…

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O’Neill Underlines Support For Farming Community At Ploughing Championships At Lisburn Park

Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Michelle O’Neill today told farmers that she remains determined to do all she can during these challenging times for the agri-food industry. During a visit to the 72nd International Ploughing Championships at Balmoral Park, Lisburn, Minister O’Neill toured the exhibition stands along with Wilson Holden,…

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Free Marketing and Branding Advice At Workshop Available

Do you need guidance on Marketing and Branding to develop your social enterprise? Paula Jennings, Chief Officer of Stepping Stones, will offer an insight into how the organisation has successfully launched and developed its social economy enterprises over the years through clever marketing and branding techniques. Stepping Stones NI is…

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Minister Underlines Benefits Of The Arts For Older People

Active ageing is all about staying in good physical and mental health and getting more out of life as we get older. That was the key message from Health Minister Edwin Poots as he officially launched the ‘Arts and Older Peoples’ project at Lagan Valley Island Centre, Lisburn. The initiative…

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Co. Down Venues Offer Chance To Enjoy A Smooth Finish At The Races

This summer, local fans of Caledonia Smooth can earn themselves free entry to either of the next two race meetings at Down Royal Racecourse, Lisburn. The next two race evenings at the racecourse are on Friday 30 August (Musgrave Retail Partners NI Race Day) and Friday 13 September (Victoria Square Ladies Day.)  The local outlets where consumers…

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Ballynahinch Firm Secures £500,000 Deal For Outdoor Gyms

POST-Primary Schools in Down are benefitting from new fitness facilities being set up to promote health and well-being. Outdoor fitness is set to take on a whole new meaning at six post-primary schools across Northern Ireland, with the launch of new state-of-the-art outdoor gym facilities. The platinum-sized outdoor gyms are…

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