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Disney to film science-fiction fantasy film in Northern Ireland

Disney are to film parts of their new Artemis Fowl production in Northern Ireland this summer.

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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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A computer-generated image of the plans

Almost full steam ahead for Londonderry railway station revamp

Translink has declared itself “delighted” that councillors on the Derry City and Strabane local authority have approved proposals to redevelop the train station for the city.

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File photo dated 01/03/18 of a Carpetright in Leeds, as the embattled retailer has put jobs under threat as it draws up sweeping restructuring plans which will close poorly-performing stores and see it tap investors for up to �60 million. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday March 1, 2018. See PA story CITY Carpetright. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Carpetright closure blow to local economy

Retail Northern Ireland chief executive Glyn Roberts says the closure of fice Carpetright stores, including the Coleraine outlet, in Northern Ireland is a blow to the local economy.

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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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Ballintoy Harbour, Co. Antrim. (Photo: Tourism NI)

Parking charges are shot down by council

Causeway Coast and Glens Council has voted to overturn its decision to introduce seasonal parking at tourist hotspots.

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Enterprise fund is ready to receive business applications

Enterprise fund is ready to receive business applications

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s Enterprise Fund is now open for applicants.

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L-R: Sonya Speers, PeoplePlus NI, Ciaran McCorry, Operations manager S2S, Diane Rathfield MBE, and Margaret Cunningham, Healthee at the  PeoplePlus NI event in Coleraine.

Around 1,071 people helped back into work in Coleraine area

An event has been held in Coleraine to help people on Employment and Support Allowance get back into work.

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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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The Mayor of Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council Joan Baird pictured with sponsors and Johnston Press Staff at the Launch of the People of the Year Awards 2018 INCR10-18 001BW

Who will be the People of the Year?

The countdown is on to find the winners of the inaugural Causeway Coast and Glens People of the Year Awards.

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UUP throw a spanner in parking charge plan

UUP throw a spanner in parking charge plan

The introduction of car parking charges at north coast tourism hotspots this summer has been halted.

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Ballintoy Harbour, Co. Antrim. (Photo: Tourism NI)

POLL: What's your opinion on tourist parking charges on the North Coast?

The dilemma over parking charges at tourist hot-spots on the North Coast is proving controversial for Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council.

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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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Northern Ireland- 18th April 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye.  Parking fines to increase by 50% in Northern Ireland.  The maximum penalty for illegal street parking in Northern Ireland is set to increase from �60 to �90 and from �30 to �45 if the penalty is paid within 14 days. A traffic warden pictured on Linenhall Street in Belfast City Centre.

DUP defends new north coast car parking charges

The DUP has strongly defended Causeway Coast and Glens council plans to introduce parking charges.

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Northern Ireland- 18th April 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye.  Parking fines to increase by 50% in Northern Ireland.  The maximum penalty for illegal street parking in Northern Ireland is set to increase from �60 to �90 and from �30 to �45 if the penalty is paid within 14 days. A traffic warden pictured on Linenhall Street in Belfast City Centre.

Parking charges agreed at tourist hotspots

Seasonal car parking charges are to be introduced at tourist hotspots around the north coast.

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Hundreds of careers up for grabs at major jobs fair

Jobseekers in the Causeway and Glens council area will be able to see the roles available on their doorstep at a major fair.
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Paul Hanna, Molson Coors and Martha Davis, Matties Meeting House, Cairncastle, at the Top 100 Hospitality Business Awards at Titanic Belfast. Pictures by Kelvin Boyes, Press Eye.

Raising a glass to hospitality hotspots

Over half of Northern Ireland’s top 100 hospitality businesses hail from Co. Antrim.

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Lonely Planet’s number one destination sparks tourist drive

Lonely Planet’s number one destination sparks tourist drive

Lonely Planet recently named the Causeway Coastal Route and Belfast as the as the #1 Best Region To Visit in 2018 and the tourism team at Causeway Coast and Glens has taken to the road to maximise the opportunities from this accolade.

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Portrush redevelopment right on schedule ahead of Open Championship

Portrush redevelopment right on schedule ahead of Open Championship

With less than 18 months to go before The Open Championship comes to Portrush, the Department for Communities (DfC) has outlined progress on its £17million regeneration plans for the town.

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