Tee-Time For 225-Mile Golf Challenge

Tee-Time For 225-Mile Golf Challenge

Andrew Kelly Corporate

A golfing four-ball made up of two former rugby internationals and two local businessmen is teeing up for an epic 225-mile golf challenge to raise funds for the Air Ambulance NI and Children in Crossfire. Former Ulster and Ireland players Andrew Park and Stephen Ferris are joining Gary Irwin, Joint Managing Director, Bedeck and Ashley Moore, CEO, Spatialest to play …

Danske Bank Investing In Major Refurbishment Of Flagship Branch

Danske Bank Investing In Major Refurbishment Of Flagship Branch

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Work is about to commence on a major refurbishment of Danske Bank’s flagship branch at Donegall Square West in Belfast city centre. Building work will begin on Thursday 7 June and is due to complete by the start of September.  During the refurbishment, the branch will operate from a temporary location accessed via Wellington Street at the side of the …

HALO Scotland Partners With Onecom To Connect Kilmarnock Development To The World

HALO Scotland Partners With Onecom

Andrew Kelly Corporate

The HALO Scotland Kilmarnock urban regeneration project has teamed up with Onecom, the UK’s leading independent provider of business-to-business telecommunications, in a partnership that will ensure the HALO development is among the most connected in the country when it opens its doors in 2020. As part of the innovative agreement, Onecom, one of the fastest growing telecoms companies in the …

LEGO® Zones In At W5 As New Shop Opens

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

The award-winning science and discovery centre, W5, has today opened the doors to a brand-new gift shop and LEGO® Zone where visitors can purchase and explore many different LEGO® products. The news follows the recent announcement of a £4.5m investment programme by The Odyssey Trust that will facilitate a significant transformation of W5. The redevelopment of the attraction is set …

People 1st Secures Two Significant Contracts And Plans To Create New Posts

People 1st Secures Two Significant Contracts And Plans To Create New Posts

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Training organisation, People 1st, has won two European Social Fund programme contracts that will create eight new jobs as well as safeguard eight existing positions, from previous contracts.  The contracts will enable People 1st to continue to provide training and consultation to its LEMIS+ and The Community Family Support Programme. Established in 2002, People 1st provides vocational training, corporate training, …

Bob & Berts Opens First Belfast City Centre Store

Bob & Berts Opens First Belfast City Centre Store

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Independent coffee shop chain Bob & Berts has opened its first Belfast city centre store in an investment worth £200,000. The 3,000 sq ft store based on Fountain Street will create 35 new jobs. Bob & Berts was founded in Portstewart in 2013 by Colin McClean, his brother in law, David Ferguson, joined the business in 2015.  The business, which …

Belfast Mill Secures Unit In Titanic Quarter Commercial Park

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Leading Belfast flour miller, Neill’s Flour, has today announced that it is making a significant investment and expanding its operations by taking a large 16,000 sq ft unit in Titanic Quarter’s Channel Commercial Park. The move comes as demand for its products increases due to a rise in the popularity of home baking. Located five minutes from George Best Belfast …

10 Tech Companies From NI Learn From Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Ten growing tech companies based in Northern Ireland have completed an exclusive visit to San Francisco and New York to soak up advice from some of the world’s top technology companies, including Google, Yahoo, Square, Expedia, Trov and Seatgeek, The company founders travelled to the US as part of the Ignite NI Accelerator programme, which is supported by Invest NI, …

Ulster University Creating 15 New Posts To Meet Creative Industry Demand

Ulster University Creating 15 New Posts To Meet Creative Industry Demand

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Ulster University is recruiting for 15 new academic posts to further enhance its position as a leader in the creative industries and to help meet a growing demand for skilled graduates in the arts, creative and immersive technology sectors. The posts, which will be aligned with the Creative Industries Institute across Ulster University’s Belfast, Coleraine and Magee campuses, include new …

Danske Bank Announces ‘Helping Hand’ For Mortgage Switchers

Danske Bank Announces ‘Helping Hand’ For Mortgage Switchers

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Danske Bank has launched a new ‘Helping Hand’ offer for customers who remortgage from another lender. The new offer will see customers benefit from free standard legals, a free valuation and £250 cashback, as well as reduced rates on the Bank’s Standard Fixed Rates. Richard Caldwell, Managing Director of Personal Banking and Small Business at Danske Bank, said: “Despite the …