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Terumo job losses ‘worrying’ for Larne’s manufacturing sector

In a statement to this newspaper, Terumo said it was reducing the “full-time associate” head count by 42, taking effect from mid-February through to the end of March and was “committed to ensuring that impacted employees receive the appropriate assistance in accordance with local laws”. Parliamentary reports show first speaker only – follow this lnk for the full transcription. Articles may come from parliamentary reports, various public news feeds and Google News Search. Content is republished here for context. Copyright is respected and remains with the original author at all times. Original Article:https://www.newsletter.co.uk/business/terumo-job-losses-worrying-larnes-manufacturing-sector-3106934

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New Islandmagee school plan progresses to application stage

A site has been earmarked at Kilcairn, Low Road,  for a five-class building including a multi-purpose hall and two playgrounds for a 115-pupil school. Parliamentary reports show first speaker only – follow this lnk for the full transcription. Articles may come from parliamentary reports, various public news feeds and Google News Search. Content is republished here for context. Copyright is respected and remains with the original author at all times. Original Article:https://www.larnetimes.co.uk/education/new-islandmagee-school-plan-progresses-application-stage-3095985

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East Antrim MLAs welcome end to taxi driver support ‘injustice’

The minister said: “This means that drivers who have benefitted from the first £1,500 scheme will be eligible to apply for a further £1,500 towards unavoidable overhead costs. The first scheme provided payments of £1,500 to over 4,100 taxi drivers, with some 90% of applications being processed for payment by the end of this week. The remaining applications unfortunately did not meet the criteria for the scheme due to discontinuous insurance cover. Parliamentary reports show first speaker only – follow this lnk for the full transcription. Articles may come from parliamentary reports, various public news feeds and Google News Search. Content is republished here for context. Copyright is respected and remains with the original author at all times. Original Article:https://www.carrickfergustimes.co.uk/news/people/east-antrim-mlas-welcome-end-taxi-driver-support-injustice-3102090

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DUP gambled the Union for a hard Brexit: UUP

© UUP MLA Roy Beggs with Larne Port – where EU officials will oversee the new Irish Sea border –in the… Last week it was confirmed that the Irish Sea border will begin on January 1 and Boris Johnson dropped his controverisal clauses in the Internal Market Bill which would have broken international law by overriding what he agreed to a year ago. Last week it was also confirmed that EU officials will be based in Northern Ireland overseeing the checks at ports such as Larne and Belfast on behalf of Brussels. UUP MLA Roy Beggs, in whose East Antrim constituency the Port of Larne sits, said that “responsibility lies at the feet of the DUP, who gambled our future on a desire for a hard Brexit. The DUP have failed in what should be the primary task of a unionist – protecting the Union.” “Last week, it was established … Continue reading

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East Antrim MLAs welcome end to taxi driver support ‘injustice’

The minister said: “This means that drivers who have benefitted from the first £1,500 scheme will be eligible to apply for a further £1,500 towards unavoidable overhead costs. The first scheme provided payments of £1,500 to over 4,100 taxi drivers, with some 90% of applications being processed for payment by the end of this week. The remaining applications unfortunately did not meet the criteria for the scheme due to discontinuous insurance cover. Parliamentary reports show first speaker only – follow this lnk for the full transcription. Articles may come from parliamentary reports, various public news feeds and Google News Search. Content is republished here for context. Copyright is respected and remains with the original author at all times. Original Article:https://www.larnetimes.co.uk/news/people/east-antrim-mlas-welcome-end-taxi-driver-support-injustice-3102090

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