Northern Ireland News for July 2017 : Page 2

Northern Ireland News, Jul 27, 2017
Other News In Brief
Strabane Woman Convicted Of Benefit Fraud A 57-year-old woman has been convicted of claiming benefits she was not entitled to at Strabane Magistrates' Court. Brenda McGurk, of O'Kane Terrace...
Recruitment News, Jul 26, 2017
Call For Greater Minimum Wage Increase
The Independent Alliance has been urged to "flex their muscles" and support member Minister John Halligan's call for the minimum wage to increase by more than the thirty cent recommendation. Minister...
Business News, Jul 26, 2017
Equality Commission To Host Employer Training Sessions
The Equality Commission's Advisory Services Team has announced a number of training sessions throughout Northern Ireland for employers and service providers. The events cover some of the most common...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 26, 2017
Man Arrested After Car Crashes Into House In West Belfast
A man has been arrested after a car crashed into the front of a house in west Belfast. The incident happened at a property on the Whiterock Road on Tuesday night, 25 July. The vehicle crashed throug...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 26, 2017
Royal Marine To Be Sentenced For Terrorism Offences
A Royal Marine from Northern Ireland is to be sentenced for terrorism offences today, 26 July. Ciarán Maxwell, who is originally from Larne but has an address in Devon, pleaded guilty to terrorism re...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 26, 2017
Plans To Cut School Uniform Grant Reversed
A decision to cut the school uniform grant has been reversed, the Department of Education has confirmed. Plans to cut the grant were announced earlier this month, however after concerns were raised t...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 26, 2017
Man Arrested Over Under-Car Bomb Attack On Police Officer
A man has been arrested in connection with an under-car booby trap bomb attack on a police officer in L'Derry. The attack happened in Eglinton on 18 June 2015. It is understood that the officer was ...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 26, 2017
Residents Evacuated In L'Derry After Gas Leak
A number of residents in L'Derry had to be evacuated from their homes after a gas leak was caused by an arson attack on a car. The leak was found in Dove Gardens in the Bogside area. Fire crews atte...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 26, 2017
Police Appeal For Missing Man Bob Maher
Police are appealing for information to help trace missing man Bob Maher, aged 77. Mr Maher, who has been described as vulnerable, was last seen in the Belle Isle area of Fermanagh at around 6pm on T...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 26, 2017
Scottish Man's Claims He Was 'Racially Abused' By PSNI Officers Rejected
A Scottish man who claimed that he was punched, racially abused and denied food and drink by the PSNI have been rejected by the Police Ombudsman. The man claimed he had been racially abused "for bein...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 26, 2017
Other News In Brief
Two People Convicted Of Benefit Fraud Two people have been convicted for claiming benefits they were not entitled to at Belfast Magistrates' Court. Gavin Doole claimed Jobseeker's Allowance ...
Recruitment News, Jul 25, 2017
Almost 4,000 ICT Places For Students
Additional funding provided in Budget 2017 will see Higher Education Institutions delivering almost 4,000 ICT places for second level students during the summer and early autumn, the Minister for Educ...
Business News, Jul 25, 2017
Take A Hike For Tinylife
The sky is the limit for footballing duo David Healy, the highest goal scorer for Northern Ireland and Caragh Milligan, the youngest ever footballer to represent Northern Ireland International team an...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 25, 2017
Teenager Rescued After Being Stranded At Base Of 100ft Cliff
A teenage girl has been rescued after being stranded at the base of a 100ft cliff at Castlerock on the north coast. Coleraine Coastguard and emergency services attended the scene on Monday evening, 2...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 25, 2017
Planning Approved For Lagan Gateway Project
Planning permission has been approved for the development of the Lagan Gateway project in Belfast. Work is to start on Lock No 1 at Stranmillis weir and it is the first step to recreating a working w...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 25, 2017
Brokenshire To Brief US Politicians On NI Political Situation
Secretary of State James Brokenshire is to brief US politicians, influencers and business leaders on the political situation in NI during his three day trip to the United States. He is currently visi...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 25, 2017
Steve Saviano To Return To Belfast Giants
Belfast Giants have confirmed that Steve Saviano from the USA is to return for the new Elite League season. He previously posted 18 goals and 30 assists in his season with the Giants. Saviano picked...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 25, 2017
Students 'Walk In The Shoes' Of Patients By Wearing Skin Cancer Tattoos
Medical students in Belfast have been allowed to 'walk in the shoes' of patients by wearing skin cancer tattoos. A new research study by Queen's University Belfast suggests that the technique may bet...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 25, 2017
Taxi Driver Hijacked And Held At Gunpoint In West Belfast
A taxi driver has been hijacked and held at gunpoint in west Belfast. The incident happened on the Glen Road on Sunday night, 23 July. The driver picked up three men who asked to be taken to the New...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 25, 2017
Ulster Bank To Introduce New £5 And £10 Notes
The Ulster Bank is to introduce new plastic £5 and £10 notes in Northern Ireland in 2019. Production is to begin later this year and designs are to be unveiled in the coming months, according to the ...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 25, 2017
Other News In Brief
Lisburn Firm Secures New Business In US And Asia Lisburn based manufacturer Smiley Monroe has secured new business in the US and Asia, following Invest Northern Ireland support to exhibit at ...
Recruitment News, Jul 24, 2017
Postgraduate Information Session Announced By QUB
Business owners have been invited to Queen's University Belfast Postgraduate Information Session, to find out why a Master's is "a good investment to improve professional skills and set you apart from...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 24, 2017
Man Attacked In Co Tyrone
The PSNI have launched an investigation in connection with an unprovoked serious attack in Co Tyrone. The victim was making his way home along Georges Street in Omagh when he was assaulted by a group...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 24, 2017
Two Orange Halls Attacked
Two Orange Halls have been attacked over the weekend. A number of paint bombs were thrown at Rosedernott Orange hall, outside Cloughmills, during the early hours of Sunday, 23 July. A Union flag was...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 24, 2017
Man Has Car Stolen At Gunpoint In Co Antrim
A man has had his car stolen at gunpoint as he was taking photographs in Co Antrim. A masked man approached the victim in a car park in Glenarm at around 10.35am on Sunday, 23 July. He demanded the ...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 24, 2017
Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Banbridge
A man has been charged with attempted murder after a man was attacked in Banbridge, Co Down. The assault happened at a block of flats in the Scarva Walk area on Friday, 21 July. The 40-year-old vict...
Business News, Jul 24, 2017
Business Owners Invited To QUB's Postgraduate Information Session
Business owners have been invited to Queen's University Belfast Postgraduate Information Session, to find out why a Master's is "a good investment to improve professional skills and set you apart from...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 24, 2017
Police Appeal For Missing Woman Erin Watson
Police have launched an appeal to trace a missing 21-year-old from west Belfast. Erin Watson was last seen on Friday, 21 July. Her family is concerned for her safety as it is very out of character. ...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 24, 2017
Body Of Missing Dean McIlwaine Found
The body of missing Antrim man Dean McIlwaine has been found, the PSNI have confirmed. The 22-year-old had been missing since 14 July and his body was found during a search in the Cavehill Country Pa...
Northern Ireland News, Jul 24, 2017
Man Charged Over Attempted Robbery In Co Down
A 33-year-year-old man has been charged with attempted robbery and a firearm charge in Newtownards, Co Down. The incident happened at a business on East Street on Saturday, 22 July. The suspect ente...