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Format: 2014-09-01
Format: 2014-09-01

McCausland scores with £1.4m funding package for Brownlow

01 Sep 2014
Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland has scored a hat-trick with a £1.4m boost to young football players and entrepreneurs in Brownlow.

HSE responds to Manchester Evening News article on banning decorative flowerpots

01 Sep 2014
HSE Chair Judith Hackitt responds to Manchester Evening News article – “Award-winning gardeners told: ‘Your flower pots are a bloomin’ health hazard’”, 28 August 2014.

Foster launches new business support programmes in Enniskillen

01 Sep 2014
Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Arlene Foster has launched two new innovative business support programmes in Enniskillen to assist new and existing businesses and social enterprises.

BOJ May Be Reluctant to Affirm Positive Economic Cycle

01 Sep 2014
When the Bank of Japan governor speaks later this week, he may feel wary about trumpeting his mantra that a positive economic cycle is firmly in place, economists say.

Londonderry has pride in its City - McCausland

01 Sep 2014
Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland has allocated funding of almost £54,000 to the City Council of Londonderry for the Pride In Our City scheme.

Footwear and leather health and safety event – Kettering, 9 October 2014

01 Sep 2014
Organised by the Footwear and Leather Industry Health and Safety Committee (FLIHSC), topics to be covered on the day will include: legionella, occupational disease and managing health and safety.

Rural poverty rates higher than in urban areas

01 Sep 2014
A report by Social Justice Ireland says poverty rates in rural Ireland are almost 5% higher than in urban areas.

VIDEO: Urgent calls to tackle childhood obesity

31 Aug 2014
Children condemned to 'lifetime of ill-health', warn doctors leaders, as calls are made for a government taskforce.

Baby care: expensive items to give anxious parents sleepless nights

31 Aug 2014
Bringing up a baby is expensive enough, yet many parents end up wasting a fortune on useless gadgets and remedies A third of parents waste more than £200 on useless baby gadgets in their childs first...

Novel transcatheter valve shows promise in real-world, high-risk patients

31 Aug 2014
BARCELONA, Spain — The Direct Flow Medical transcatheter aortic valve, which is retrievable and repositionable, was shown to be safe and effective in real-world data that included patients with...

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