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28/04/2017

Over 25 New Jobs To Be Created In Lisburn

A total of 27 new jobs are to be created in Lisburn following a £1.8million investment from ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions.
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The investment will bring the the workforce total to 132 and is part of the company's growth plans to create a Centre of Excellence for door production at the Lisburn plant.

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28 April 2017
Over 25 New Jobs To Be Created In Lisburn
A total of 27 new jobs are to be created in Lisburn following a £1.8million investment from ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions.
28 April 2017
Two Escape Injury After Petrol Bomb Attack In Larne
Two people have escaped injury after a petrol bomb was thrown at a house in Larne, Co Antrim. The incident happened at a property in the Walnut Park area on Friday morning, 28 April. A PSNI spokesperson said: "The device broke the window, ending up in the living room of the property.
28 April 2017
School Principals Prepared To 'Go Into The Red'
A number of principals from schools across Northern Ireland have said they are prepared to go into deficit to ensure the education of their pupils. The headteachers have signed a letter to the Secretary of State, James Brokenshire, stating that they will not implement a proposed 2.
28 April 2017
Bird Flu Protection Measures To Be Extended In NI
The Department of Agriculture has confirmed that bird flu protection measures are to be extended in Northern Ireland. The Avian Influenza Protection Zone is being extended until 31 May 2017. NI's Chief Veterinary Officer Robert J Huey is reminding all bird keepers to remain vigilant.
28 April 2017
Fight To Protect Daisyhill 'Must Continue' - SF
Sinn Féin has said that the fight to protect emergency services at Daisy Hill Hospital "must continue". Speaking after a public meeting Newry/Armagh MP Mickey Brady said: "At today's meeting myself, Cathal Boylan and Megan Fearon all pointed out the inequality between Daisy Hill and Craigavon.
28 April 2017
DUP Accused Of 'Genuflecting To Irish Language Brigade'
Jim Allister has accused the DUP of "genuflecting to the Irish language brigade". The TUV leader made the comments in response to DUP leader Arlene Foster meeting with Irish language groups, which he said should "serve as a warning to all those who oppose the De-Britishisation of Northern Ireland".
28 April 2017
Appeal Issued For Missing Teenagers
Police have issued an appeal for help in tracing the whereabouts of 14-year-old Katie Jackson Lilburn and 15-year-old Darren Braxton. PSNI Ards have said they are becoming increasingly concerned for the teenagers, who were last seen in the Comber area on Wednesday night, 26 April.
28 April 2017
Other News In Brief
Sewer In North Belfast To Be Upgraded NI Water and AG Wilson are to start work to upgrade the existing sewer on the Old Antrim Road in north Belfast. The work is expected to begin on 01 May and will take approximately six weeks.
27 April 2017
Talks Paused Until After General Election
Talks to restore a new power-sharing Executive have been paused until after the General Election. Discussions will resume following the Election, enabling the formation of an Executive before the 29 June deadline.
27 April 2017
Investigation Launched After Brawl At Football Match In North Belfast
The PSNI have launched an investigation after a fight broke out at a football match in north Belfast. It followed the Co Antrim Junior Shield Final between Suffolk FC and Woodvale FD. Suffolk won the match 3-1 at Seaview on Wednesday, 26 April. However, in online footage, a brawl breaks out just after Suffolk were given their shield.