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Lifetime achievement award

Thomas Gilpin grew up on a farm in Portadown and started his career in 1965 with a 4.5 acre field, growing vegetables for supply to small shops.

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Farming Life awards: Entering a worthwhile experience - Thomas Gilpin

When Thomas Gilpin attended last year’s Farming Life & Danske Bank Awards little did he know he’d be returning home to Portadown with not one, but two prestigious awards.

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BBC PRESENTERS - from top left, clockwise, journalist Fiona Bruce, talk show host, Graham Norton, Match of the Day presenter, Gary Lineker and Northern Ireland broadcaster, Stephen Nolan.

REVEALED: Full list of BBC's 96 top earners

The BBC has released a list of 96 presenters and journalists who are paid more than £150,000 per year by the corporation.

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The flip-flops contain a chemical that can cause cancer.

Primark recalls flip-flops containing CANCER-causing chemical

Discount clothes retail giant Primark has recalled thousands of pairs of flip-flops over fears they contain a chemical linked to cancer.

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The new Game of Thrones tapestry.

Giant 'Game of Thrones' tapestry unveiled as part of new tourism campaign

A 77 metre long tapestry detailing the the story of 'Game of Thrones' has been unveiled in Northern Ireland.

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The two products being recalled by PepsiCo.

PRODUCT RECALL: Doritos Chilli Heatwave

PepsiCo is recalling packets of Doritos Chilli Heatwave tortilla crisps because they contain milk not mentioned in the label.
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The two salads are being recalled by Tesco.

Tesco withdraws salads due to food poisoning bug

Tesco has recalled two chicken salads because it contains the food bug Campylobacter.
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The Chinese-made Android TV box.

Kodi boxes recalled due to electric shock risk

TV viewers have been warned of an electrical shock risk from a model of Kodi box currently being sold in the UK.

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The product was only on sale in Sainsbury's.

Children’s drink recalled from Sainbury’s due to insufficient sterilisation

Alpro has recalled its Alpro Growing Up Drink (one-three+years one litre UHT pack) because of insufficient sterilisation.

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The Londonderry to Coleraine train passing Downhill beach

New hourly Londonderry-Belfast rail service follows quadrupling of journeys

A new hourly rail service on the Londonderry-Belfast line follows a virtual quadrupling of passenger numbers between the Province’s two biggest cities over the past 15 years, Translink has said.

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People not protecting themselves despite record ID fraud levels

People not protecting themselves despite record ID fraud levels

Britons are failing to take basic steps to protect themselves from online crime - despite identity fraud now being at record levels.

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The winning team from Manvik are presented with their trophy by Jennifer Davidson; from left,  Michael Keys, Christopher Wadsworth,  Jennifer Davidson, John Connor, MD of Manvik, Colum McCarthy, president of Carrickfergus Rotary Club and Davy Duffy. INCT 26-755-CON

NK Group hosted golf event raises £7500 for charity

A series of good causes are to benefit from a charity golf event in Carrickfergus.

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The head of First Trust Bank Des Moore (left) and Brenda Buckley from Business Eye (right) present Yelo with the BEFTA for Small Business of the Year. Pictured from Yelo are: Dylan J Burke, Richard Furey, David Sinclair and Tracy Mearns. INCT26-754-CON

Double business awards success for Carrickfergus company

A Carrickfergus-based based company manufacturing automated test equipment for the photonics and electronics industries has been named Northern Ireland’s top small business.

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Carrickfergus Townscape Heritage Initiative project board members pictured with ARCHES directors at the landmark bridge and viaduct over the River Maine in Randalstown. INCT 26-702-CON

Randalstown helping to inspire £4m Carrick heritage project

Carrickfergus town centre’s regeneration team is seeking inspiration from Randalstown as it advances a £4m heritage initiative.

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New chair for town regeneration body

New chair for town regeneration body

Carrickfergus Regeneration Partnership has recently welcomed its new chair to the board.

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M&S is bringing a Foodhall to Carrick's Belfast Road. INCT 25-706-CON

New Marks & Spencer Foodhall for Carrickfergus

Marks & Spencer has exchanged contracts to open a new Foodhall adjacent to the Belfast Loughshore Hotel in Carrickfergus.

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The Mayor, Councillor Paul Reid and Lynda Foy, Countryside officer Mid and East Antrim Borough, unveiling new plans for cycle routes across the borough. INCT 25-798-CON

‘Exciting’ plan to develop Mid and East Antrim cycle network

Plans to develop cycle routes across Mid and East Antrim Borough will go out for public consultation on Friday (June 23).

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Power company’s carbon commitment equivalent to taking 130k cars off the road

Power company’s carbon commitment equivalent to taking 130k cars off the road

AES UK and Ireland has further committed itself to reduced carbon emissions and improved biodiversity at its sites.

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Broadcaster Gloria Hunniford and sport stars Rory Best, Steven Davis and Jonathan Rea have been named in the Queen's Birthday Honours list

IN FULL: Queen's Birthday Honours list 2017 - Northern Ireland recipients

Broadcaster Gloria Hunniford and sport stars Rory Best, Steven Davis and Jonathan Rea lead a list of 102 people from Northern Ireland named in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
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Pictured announcing the Translink transport plans are l-r Laura McCaw, Juvenile Captain Portstewart GC, Translink's Sam Todd; Mayor of Causeway Coast & Glens BC,  Joan Baird OBE; Darrell O'Hora European Tour; Aine Kearney TNI; Ian Magee Chief Inspector of Causeway Coast & Glens, and Josh Moffitt from Portstewart GC. Picture by Brian Morrison

Par-fect way to shuttle to the golf!

Special transport arrangements will be in place for golf fans heading to the 2017 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Portstewart Golf Club (July 4–9)

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