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Business start up focus for new Ledcom executive

Ledcom Ltd has appointed a new Business and Enterprise executive.

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From left,  Kelli Bagchus, manager of Carrickfergus Enterprise, John Robbin of Craicntour and Julie Campbell of The Ballygally Apartments. Pic by Carrie Davenport.

New map plots route to hidden gems in The Glens

Glens of Antrim coastal businesses are set for a boost through a new map higlighting the route’s hidden gems.

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IN PICTURES: Larne Business Awards - nominees for Readers’ Favourite Eating Establishment

These are the businesses nominated in the Larne Times’ Larne Business Awards in the Readers’ Favourite Eating Establishment category.

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Inver Park

Larne FC’s move to purchase Inver Park accepted by council

A major transfer deal involving Mid and East Antrim Borough Council and Larne FC moved a step closer this week with club bosses netting the opportunity to enter formal contract talks to purchase Inver Park.

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Glenarm Castle gardeners Jordan McWhirter and James Wharry getting set for a blooming great season at Glenarm Castle.'www.glenarmcastle.com

New Glenarm Castle attraction will keep visitors sweet

A sweet new attraction has opened at Glenarm Castle just in time for the spring season - Northern Ireland’s first fudge factory.

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NI Railways

NI Railways to increase crackdown on anti-social behaviour

NI Railways will be increasing security on its services and at stations across the network in the run up to and over Easter 2018, it has emerged.
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At the launch of the anniversary celebrations is long service staff member Michael McKinty, Whitehead, with Translink Group CEO Chris Conway.

Golden anniversary tickets on steam trip to Whitehead

A commemorative stream train trip to Whitehead is part of celebrations to mark Translink’s 50th anniversary.

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Cream of local produce on show

Cream of local produce on show

A group of local food and drink producers represented the cream of Mid and East Antrim at the IFEX trade show in Belfast last week.

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Pub fails to meet
reserve price at
Belfast auction

Pub fails to meet reserve price at Belfast auction

A former Larne pub failed to sell at an auction in Belfast last week.

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Tour guide, Flip Robinson (front centre), showing Australian travel agents the beautiful Causeway Coastal Route, including Carnlough Harbour.  The agents were guest of Tourism Ireland, Tourism NI and Etihad Airways.'Pic by Paul Faith.

Game of Thrones tour for Australian travel agents

A group of award-winning Australian travel agents has been visiting Northern Ireland this week.

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McDonald’s denies new branch rumour

McDonald’s denies new branch rumour

Fast food giant McDonald’s has denied rumours that a new branch of the multi-national chain is to open in Larne.

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Carrickfergus Castle

Diggers move in as archaeological excavation begins at Carrickfergus Castle

An archaeological excavation at the front of Carrickfergus Castle begins today which could lead to a redesign of how the historic site is accessed.

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Mid and East Antrim mayor Cllr Paul Reid visited Andrew Hassard (left) of Mango Bikes at Willowbank Business Park. Included is LEDCOM chief executive Ken Nelson.

Mayor’s cycle skills put to the test during visit to Larne bike company

Mid and East Antrim mayor Cllr. Paul Reid put his cycling skills to the test during a visit to Mango Bikes in Larne as part of a series of visits to Mid and East Antrimbusinesses.

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Valerie Martin (right) Group Editor of Johnston Press NI  is pictured with Councillor Andy Wilson, Councillor Ruth Wilson , Mayor Councillor Paul Reid and Councillor Gerardine Mulvenna all representing Mid and East Antrim Borough Council at the official launch of the Larne Times, Larne Business Awards in Larne Town Hall. INLT 06-002-PSB

Time to get your nominations in for the 2018 Larne Business Awards

There’s just over a week until the closing date for this year’s prestigious Larne Business Awards, hosted by the Larne Times.

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Kilroot Power Station.

Council takes fight against Kilroot closure to Westminster

A Mid and East Antrim Borough Council delegation will travel to Westminster next week to give evidence to the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee on the regional implications of Kilroot Power Station’s closure.

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Willowbank Business Park. LT39-325-PR

Larne seminars ‘enable businesses to remain competitive’

‘Research & Development Support and Tax Credits for Businesses’ was the theme for a well-attended breakfast seminar in Willowbank Business Park, Larne.

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The new parking regulations will be enforced from March 5, 2018.

New car removal and clamping regulations start today

Drivers who park illegally in urban clearways and bus lanes on the main arterial routes into and out of Belfast may have their vehicles removed and clamped.

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Snow has affected various parts of Northern Ireland this week

Slow thaw expected as Beast from the East loosens grip

Temperatures are set to rise slightly over the coming days following a week of sub-zero conditions and snow storms which are continuing to impact across parts of Northern Ireland.

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The Sensata premises in Carrickfergus. INCT 08-012-PSB

Carrick meeting after Sensata job losses announcement

A meeting for employees impacted by last week’s Sensata Technologies job losses announcement will take place on Wednesday, March 7, in Carrickfergus.

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Pictured at the cheque presentation are Martin Wilson, chairman, Lame Credit Union; Sharon O'Donnell, manager, Lame Credit Union and Alan Moore, general Manager, ILCU Foundation.

£12k support from Larne for Credit Union development

Larne Credit Union Limited has provided a donation of £12,020 to the Irish League of Credit Unions International Development Foundation.

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