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Save our ferry says reader

SIR - Yet again we hear the important ferry link between Magilligan Point and Greencastle is under threat, because ill-informed and possibly blinkered elements in our new Council are attempting to prevent measures to ensure its continuation for the coming season.

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Siobhan Naughton and James Kenny, Tourism Ireland ( back row, left)  with the international tour operators at Mussenden Temple, Castlerock.

International tour operators explore the Causeway Coastal Route

Top international tour operators have been enjoying a visit to the Causeway Coastal Route, as part of a fact-finding trip to Northern Ireland.

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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.

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The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Alderman Maura Hickey with Revitalise Project officer Jan O'"Neill, Town and Village manager Julienne Elliott and the chair of Coleraine Town Team, Ian Donaghey, on Kingsgate Street, which has benefitted from the Revitalise programme. INCR 14-755-CON PICTURE KEVIN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA/CCGBC

‘New lease of life’ as £220k town scheme completed

A £220,000 investment in Coleraine town centre will be showcased with a special event this weekend to mark the scheme’s completion.

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Tourism Ireland board members and senior managers with local tour operators, at the Seamus Heaney Homeplace, Bellaghy.

Tourism Ireland board visits Coleraine and Seamus Heaney HomePlace

The Tourism Ireland office in Coleraine was the venue for the March board meeting of Tourism Ireland, which took place on March 22.

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Pictured Sean McLaughlin, Fullerton Arms, Ballintoy;  Niall Gibbons, Tourism Ireland; Lynne Bryce, The Old Bushmills Distillery; Joan OShaughnessy, Chairman, Tourism Ireland; and Alan Dunlop, Bushmills Inn, at the Bushmills Inn.

Board meets tourism operators in Bushmills

The Tourism Ireland office in Coleraine was the venue for the March board meeting of Tourism Ireland, which took place yesterday (Wednesday, 22 March).

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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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Brett Ross, of RiverRidge Recycling.

Coleraine director shortlisted for IoD award

A Coleraine director is in the running for a prestigious business award.

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Reginald Diamond (Picture supplied by family)

Man killed in Coleraine accident named

Police have confirmed that the man injured following a single vehicle road traffic collision on the Curragh Road in Coleraine yesterday morning has died from his injuries.

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David McGuckin from Ballymena Rider Training and co-organiser,  Gary Olphert. (Contributed picture)

Bikers ready to roll for Easter Egg Run

Bikers from all over Co. Antrim and further afield will be revved up and ready to roll for what has become the ‘first run’ event of the year.

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Awarded as Truck Dealer of the Year the team from Dennison Commercials celebrated by lifting the Champions Belt.

Coleraine’s Dennison Commercials ‘Truck Dealer of Year’

Coleraine based Dennison Commercials Ltd has been named as Volvo Trucks ‘Truck Dealer of the Year’ at the annual awards ceremony held by the Swedish brand at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Birmingham.

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Coleraine Railway Station.

Prosecution warning as early closure fails to foil station vandals

Translink has issued a ‘perpetrators will be prosecuted’ warning amid continuing frustration over anti-social behaviour at Coleraine Railway Station.

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Catriona Murray, Joan Arndell and Iain Ferguson from Workers Pension Trust, celebrate being the first pension provider in Northern Ireland to be awarded Master Trust Assurance accreditation which demonstrates exceptionally high standards of governance and administration.

Coleraine pension provider awarded Master Trust accreditation

Workers Pension Trust (WPT), the company which delivers an auto-enrolment solution to more than 80 businesses in Coleraine, is the first pension provider in Northern Ireland to be awarded Master Trust Assurance accreditation.

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The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Alderman Maura Hickey.  PICTURE KEVIN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA/CCGBC.
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Enterprise ‘first’ for Coleraine with Atalantic Link

Construction is to commence shortly on a new enterprise zone and data centre in Coleraine.

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A screenshot of the Slemish House Spa and Retreat swimming pool on the luxurylet website

Private airstrip for exclusive ‘£850 per night’ spa retreat near Slemish

The owners of an ultra-exclusive retreat and spa near Slemish have received planning permission for their own private airstrip!

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Jayne loses four stone - twice - thanks to her local Slimming World!

Jayne loses four stone - twice - thanks to her local Slimming World!

What an amazing year it has been, for local mum Jayne Workman.

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John French, chief executive of the Consumer Council. 
Pic: Colm O'Reilly Pacemaker Press.

Consumer Council advice for Garvagh Ulster Bank customers

The Consumer Council is advising Garvagh Ulster Bank customers to check revised arrangements suit their needs.

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The old cinema on High St should be gone by this weekend. INBM 10-757-CON

Old cinema demolition to complete removal of ‘eyesore buildings’

After weeks of work out of sight of the public, the outer walls of Linenhall Street and Charles Street were taken down last weekend with nothing left but piles of rubble.

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Over 300 people attended the 2016 Gluten Free Open Day at Marine Hotel, Ballycastle. This April will see some of the biggest brands in gluten free food production return to the Marine Hotel, for another food fair, organised by Gluten Free Ireland, Northern Irelands largest online community for sufferers of Coeliac disease. 
The event will be open from 12 noon to 4pm on Saturday 8th April in the Marine Hotel, Ballycastle. Free parking is available at the hotel. Entry is �3 for adults and free for children. For more details go to http://gfr.ee/ballycastle17 
Pictured are Derek, Michael and Christina Thompson, founders of Gluten Free Ireland.

Marine to hold Food fair

The first gluten free food fair of 2017 is returning with a new line up of activities, including a chocolate demo and advice clinics with dietitians from the Northern Health and Social Care Trust.

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March 2017 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye.

Home Ground returns to BBC with local presenter

As Spring arrives, Home Ground returns to BBC One Northern Ireland with a new four-part series.

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