A TOBACCO manufacturer which is axing nearly 900 jobs with the closure of its Co Antrim factory has announced a £5 million trust fund to support re-employment opportunities in the area.
THE loss of almost 1,000 jobs at the JTI Gallaher plant in Ballymena c
EMPLOYEES at JTI Gallaher clocked out of the Ballymena cigarette plant for the final time yesterday marking another significant milestone in the closure of one of the Co Antrim town's biggest empl...
A £5 million legacy fund set up by the JTI (Japan Tobacco International) Gallaher plant in Ballymena has been broadly welcomed by community, political and business leaders.
DERRY'S Culture Company has become embroiled in fresh controversy
TWO of the north's Unionist MPs have declared receiving Rugby World Cup tickets and hospitality worth over £3,000 from a cigarette manufacturer.
HOLLYWOOD star Liam Neeson has added his voice to a campaign to bring jobs back to his home town of Ballymena after a spate of major redundancies.
THE Gallahers cigarette factory in Ballymena is to close, with the
Bus manufacturer Wrights Group has struck a deal with an international tobacco company to buy the Ballymena factory it will vacate when the production line halts next year.
THE loss of almost 900 jobs as the result of the closure of the Gallaher