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Mash Direct Secures New Tesco Deal

Mash Direct have landed a new deal with one of the UK’s biggest supermarket chains, Tesco. Mash Direct is an independent, family owned farming and food production enterprise launched by Martin and Tracy Hamilton in 2004 at their family farm in North Down and has proven to be a County…

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UFU React To Tesco Plan To Stop Selling Eggs From Caged Hens

The Ulster Farmers’ Union says Tesco’s decision to stop sourcing eggs from caged hens by 2025 will come as a major blow to egg producers. The UFU says it understands that the decision reflects changes in customer demand, but warns of the impact on poultry farmers who have recently invested…

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Man Arrested After Serious Stabbing On Castlewellan Road In Newcastle

A man has been arrested following an assault that occurred near the Tesco supermarket on the Castlewellan Road area of Newcastle on the evening of Tuesday 2 February. Just after 7.35pm police received a report that a man aged in his 40’s had been stabbed near the store on the Castlewellan…

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Newcastle Police Advise Shoppers About Preventing Oil Theft

Newcastle Neighbourhood Policing Team hosted a Crime Prevention advice session at Tesco’s, Castlewellan Road, Newcastle. Crime Prevention Officer Dolores Coulter, Newcastle Neighbourhood Policing Team Sergeant James Mc Ilveen and Constable Karen Thomas offered winter crime prevention advice, as well as tips on home security, preventing bike thefts, heating oil and diesel…

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