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Roy Hails Jobs Boost at Millbrook Factory

Roy Beggs Jnr, Ulster Unionist Party MLA for East Antrim who lives near the Millbrook factory, has described a major jobs announcement for a Larne based pharmaceutical company Terumo BCT as ‘very exciting’: “If, as has been announced, these are 416 brand new jobs, then that is a very exciting and significant boost in employment opportunities for the people of Larne and surrounding area. The old ‘Ivex’ site at Millbrook has been a main stay of valuable employment for the local people over the years, through numerous name changes and company takeovers.” Mr Beggs added that in the context of heavy job losses at nearby FG Wilsons last year, it was essential that new jobs are delivered on the ground. The UUP MLA said: “One of the recent criticisms of Invest NI and the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment is that there have been numerous announcements of ‘promoted’ jobs … Continue reading

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Millbrook Park and Ride Officially Opened

Commenting on the opening of the new park and ride facility adjacent to the A8 off the old Belfast road at Millbrook, local UUUP MLA Roy Beggs Jnr said: “I was delighted to see my party colleague, Danny Kennedy Minister for Regional Development at the opening of the Millbrook Park and Ride. Not only is Millbrook an important hub for ‘park and ride’ with easy access to Bus services, this new facility will be a safe and accessible meeting point to‘park and share’ for car-pooling commuters.” Speaking at the official opening last Wednesday, Roy Beggs MLA said: “Whilst some concerns were raised at the planning stage about this facility, I believe that overall what has been provided by Roads Service is positive and beneficial- not only for the wider travelling public, but for the residents of Millbrook as well. It is noticeable that far fewer cars are now parked on the Old … Continue reading

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