Amazon accused of ‘ruining Christmas’ over lack of packaging

Amazon is facing a backlash over its lack of packaging on a number of deliveries in the build up to Christmas.

The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough, Councillor Paul Reid, with Hazel Bell, Ken Nelson, chief executive officer and Liam Kelly, all LEDCOM.  Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye �

Innovators ‘inspiring’ next wave of Larne entrepreneurs

Innovative start-up businesses have been sharing their inspiring stories in a bid to encourage more entrepreneurs to come forward in Larne.

How many parking fines were issued where you live?

IN FULL: Parking fines issued in Northern Ireland

The Department for Infrastructure has published statistics on the total number of Penalty Charge Notices (parking fines) issued in Northern Ireland from January to September 2017.

The countdown to Christmas is on

12 ways to manage your money and make savings for Christmas

Christmas is a brilliant time of year, but it can also be financially stressful.

Amazon announce epic ten-day Black Friday 2017 sale

Amazon announce epic ten-day Black Friday 2017 sale

Shoppers hoping to bag a pre-Christmas bargain should set their alarm clocks now - details of the Amazon Black Friday sale have been revealed.

Lidl is recalling four varieties of its Deluxe Drinking Chocolate Sticks

Lidl recall Drinking Chocolate Sticks due to allergy risk

Lidl is recalling four varieties of its Deluxe Drinking Chocolate Sticks as they contain various allergens such as nut, wheat, gluten soya and dairy products.

Nurse Sara Redmond from Randalstown

Nursing recruitment day at Antrim hospital

The Northern Health and Social Care Trust will be hosting a recruitment day for Band 5 nurses on Saturday 11 November at Antrim Area Hospital.

The Drumnagreagh Hotel blaze in 2009

Potential developments at Drumnagreagh

A ‘ghost’ hotel on the Coast Road between Larne and Glenarm may be in line for a return to former hospitality glory - or even a housing development.

The initiative aims to inspire innovation and enterprise.

Enterprise week to inspire new East Antrim business talent

A week-long initiative to inspire and support entrepreneurs will be held across Mid and East Antrim Borough Council next month.

Storm Ophelia: A2 Coast Road closed

Storm Ophelia: A2 Coast Road closed

Due to treacherous conditions, PSNI, in consultation with the Coastguard Agency and the Department of Infrastructure, have closed the main A2 road from Harbour Roundabout in Larne to Mill Street, Cushendall.

European Highlander.

‘Highest’ freight figures boost Port of Larne

Larne is rapidly becoming the gateway of choice for anyone exporting to and from Ireland, it is claimed.

Pictured, left to right, are: Chris McDowell, Director, Kilwaughter Minerals Ltd; Dianne Dundas, Co-innovate Innovation Manager; Esther Baird Co-Innovate Programme Manager and Ken Nelson CEO , Local Economic Development Company Ltd. (LEDCOM).

Kilwaughter Minerals success showcased at Larne innovation workshop

A very well-attended Co-innovate Programme workshop for local businesses has been hosted by LEDCOM in Willowbank Business Park.


RHI overspend far greater than first feared, department tells court

The already vast scale of the overspend on the RHI scheme is much worse than first feared, the Stormont department responsible for the debacle has told the High Court.

Air Ambulance NI

Air Ambulance NI recruiting for members of fundraising team

The Air Ambulance Northern Ireland is now recruiting for Area Fundraising Managers across Northern Ireland - after deployment of the service has exceeded expectations in the first two months since its launch.

The round pound coin

Old pound coins: Lidl and M&S WON'T accept them from Sunday but Tesco confirm they will

Lidl and Marks and Spencer have all confirmed that the old pound coins will not be accepted in stores as of midnight on Sunday 15 October.

The Braid Ballymena

Council chief questioned over ‘DUP dinner’

Mid and East Antrim Chief Executive Anne Donaghy has faced questions from councillors over her attendance at a so-called “DUP dinner”.

Rosspark Hotel

Exciting days ahead at Rosspark Hotel - Wedding Fair on Sunday, October 15

A Ballymena Hotel has announced they are about to commence work on a stunning new Wedding Ceremony building within the grounds of the complex.

Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Cllr Paul Reid, is pictured with Rimante Budriene of Alfies Coffee Shop, Linda McCullough from Danske Bank and Charlene Andrews of Dobbins Inn Hotel to promote the new Shop Carrickfergus App.

New technology for ‘appy’ shoppers in Carrickfergus

A new free mobile app has launched in Carrickfergus. ‘Shop Carrickfergus’ is now live and will feature the latest deals, wifi spots, upcoming events and local heritage information.

Recent graduates of the course.

Larne course to help private landlords understand housing benefit changes

Proposed changes to housing benefit (HB) will not only have significant implications for the tenant, it will also have serious financial consequences for the private landlord, according to the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).

Ryanair has cancelled thousands of more flights.

UPDATED: The latest list of Ryanair cancellations

Ryanair has now revealed the latest list of cancelled flights for 2017/2018.
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