Wilson seeks boost to improve rural digital technology

East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson has urged the Chancellor of the Exchequer to direct investment in the digital economy towards “poorly served rural areas”.

A used car outlet

WARNING after local woman LOSES £4000 on fake used car sales website

Trading Standards Service (TSS) has asked people to be vigilant when considering online purchases after a Belfast woman lost money on a fake used car sales website.
Colin Hobbs pictured letting David Boyd shadow him.

Train conductor who gave passenger ‘memorable day’ praised after Facebook post goes viral

A local train conductor has been branded a hero after letting a young man, who is passionate about trains, shadow him during a rail journey this week.

The aftermath of the arson attack

Larne hairdressers get back to work after arson attack

Two Larne hairdressers will be back in business tomorrow (Friday) following an arson attack at their Main Street premises on Easter Monday.

Claire Sharp

Claire is Domino’s Manager of the Year

The manager of Domino’s in Larne has beaten 950 others across the United Kingdom and Ireland to win the Domino’s Manager of the Year award.

Vehicle marking day at Larne Market Yard

Vehicle marking day at Larne Market Yard

Farmers in the Larne area have been urged to play their part in an important PSNI crime prevention initiative running across the East Antrim area.

Mr. Brian McRandal and wife Claire

Larne man is Curran Court’s new owner

The new owner of the Curran Court Hotel is Larne man Brian McRandal, the Times can reveal.

The Curran Court Hotel. INLT-31-702-con

New era for Larne’s Curran Court Hotel

The future of a prominent Larne hotel is to be safeguarded with a new owner due to take over the business this week.

The average price of property in Northern Ireland is on the increase.

Northern Ireland sees property price growth

The average price of a property in Northern Ireland increased by 0.6 per cent for the final quarter of 2016.

Audrey Murray (LEDCOM) Alderman Maureen Morrow and Christine Davey from CPD (Contributed)

Top tips on the tendering process on the menu at Willowbank breakfast

The top tips of successful tendering was on the menu at a business breakfast at Willowbank Business Park recently.

Kelli Bagchus, manager, Carrickfergus Enterprise at Kilcoan Gardens with its founder Cherry Townsend.

Coastal tourism boost for jobs

A tourism enterprise project has safeguarded 30 jobs and increased visitor numbers to East Antrim by almost 25 per cent.

The charger has the potential to overheat.

Xbox chargers recalled due to safety fears

A range of chargers for XBOX ONE Video Game Controllers have been recalled by the manufacturer due to their potential to overheat.

The Freedom Refreshment deal is set to give Tayto a major foothold in the GB vending market

Expansion at Tayto group with multi-million GB deal

Iconic Northern Ireland business Tayto has set its sights on significant expanion into the GB market with the acquisition of Yorkshire-based vending solutions company, Freedom Refreshments Ltd.

The vessel which visited Larne last week

Douglas-based Catamaran ‘on berthing trials’ at Larne Harbour

Larne Harbour paid host to the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company catamaran Manannan last Thursday.

Attending the launch of the Carrick Times and Mid and East Antrim Borough Council Carrickfergus Business Awards 2017 are (L to R) Dessie Blackadder Content Editor, Anne Donaghy CEO of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, Audrey Wales Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council and Councillor Billy Ashe. INCT 04-002-PSB

Time for you to cast your vote for your favourite local businesses

It’s now over to you - readers of the Times - to give some of your favourite local business establishments a really great pat on the back!

The Coca-Cola plant at Knockmore Hill, Lisburn. Pic by Google

Investigation launched after discovery of contaminated cans at Coca-Cola plant

Coca-Cola and the PSNI have launched an investigation after a shipment of empty drinks cans at the company’s Lisburn plant were found to have been contaminated.


Melanie retires after 23 years at the helm

Applying an international outlook to community-focused business support services has enabled retiring CEO Melanie Wilkinson to transform Mallusk Enterprise Park (MEP) into a major commercial hub.

Glenarm Castle and Estate's Apprentice Gardener Jordan McWhirter and Head Gardener James Wharry getting set for a blooming great season at Glenarm Castle, which kicks off on April 1st with the opening of the Walled Gardens, Castle Shop and brand new Tea Room.

Gardeners pull out all the stops at Glenarm

Glenarm Castle is gearing up for a great season of activities and events with some new developments that will ensure there is something for everyone on this iconic North Coast venue for 2017.

Ballyrobin Road. Pic by Google.

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Main road to Belfast International Airport to be closed

The main road to Belfast International Airport will be closed over three days next week.

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