Jobless figures rise

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UNEMPLOYMENT in Coleraine has risen only slightly since this time last year.

Figures released by the Labour Market for the month of April show that unemployment rose by 0.2%, just four people, since 2011.

There are now 1,796 people out of work in the Coleraine Borough Council area - 1,305 men and 491 women.

And, the jobless figure fell by 4.9% compared with March.