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Lifetime achievement award

Thomas Gilpin grew up on a farm in Portadown and started his career in 1965 with a 4.5 acre field, growing vegetables for supply to small shops.

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Farming Life awards: Entering a worthwhile experience - Thomas Gilpin

When Thomas Gilpin attended last year’s Farming Life & Danske Bank Awards little did he know he’d be returning home to Portadown with not one, but two prestigious awards.

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Seamus & Gerard Quinn, Ardboe, won the Lakeland Dairies Supreme Milk Quality Award and also won the overall Northern Ireland Milk Quality Award.  They were presented by Irish Agriculture Minister Michael Creed. Pictured (l to r) are: David Gunn, Easyfix; Michael Hanley, Group CEO, Lakeland Dairies; Seamus Quinn; Minister Creed; Margaret Quinn, Colin Kelso, Vice-Chairman and Alo Duffy, Chairman of Lakeland Dairies.

Ardboe farm is really milking it!

A Tyrone dairy farm has won the Lakeland Dairies Supreme Milk Quality Award from among over 2,000 milk producers, north and south.

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BBC PRESENTERS - from top left, clockwise, journalist Fiona Bruce, talk show host, Graham Norton, Match of the Day presenter, Gary Lineker and Northern Ireland broadcaster, Stephen Nolan.

REVEALED: Full list of BBC's 96 top earners

The BBC has released a list of 96 presenters and journalists who are paid more than £150,000 per year by the corporation.

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The flip-flops contain a chemical that can cause cancer.

Primark recalls flip-flops containing CANCER-causing chemical

Discount clothes retail giant Primark has recalled thousands of pairs of flip-flops over fears they contain a chemical linked to cancer.

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The new Game of Thrones tapestry.

Giant 'Game of Thrones' tapestry unveiled as part of new tourism campaign

A 77 metre long tapestry detailing the the story of 'Game of Thrones' has been unveiled in Northern Ireland.

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The two products being recalled by PepsiCo.

PRODUCT RECALL: Doritos Chilli Heatwave

PepsiCo is recalling packets of Doritos Chilli Heatwave tortilla crisps because they contain milk not mentioned in the label.
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The two salads are being recalled by Tesco.

Tesco withdraws salads due to food poisoning bug

Tesco has recalled two chicken salads because it contains the food bug Campylobacter.
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Major upgrade of water infrastructure planned for Cookstown

Major upgrade of water infrastructure planned for Cookstown

NI Water is currently upgrading the water infrastructure and is set to commence work shortly in the Cookstown area.

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The Chinese-made Android TV box.

Kodi boxes recalled due to electric shock risk

TV viewers have been warned of an electrical shock risk from a model of Kodi box currently being sold in the UK.

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The product was only on sale in Sainsbury's.

Children’s drink recalled from Sainbury’s due to insufficient sterilisation

Alpro has recalled its Alpro Growing Up Drink (one-three+years one litre UHT pack) because of insufficient sterilisation.

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People not protecting themselves despite record ID fraud levels

People not protecting themselves despite record ID fraud levels

Britons are failing to take basic steps to protect themselves from online crime - despite identity fraud now being at record levels.

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Saltmarine Cars is crowned one of the top dealerships in the UK

Saltmarine Cars is crowned one of the top dealerships in the UK

Car buyers in County Tyrone can be sure to receive outstanding customer service at Saltmarine Cars after it was recognised as one of the top dealerships in the UK.

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Business as usual as Moy Park goes on sale

Business as usual as Moy Park goes on sale

The head of Moy Park has moved to calm fears over the future of the business which has been put on the market by its owner.

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Broadcaster Gloria Hunniford and sport stars Rory Best, Steven Davis and Jonathan Rea have been named in the Queen's Birthday Honours list

IN FULL: Queen's Birthday Honours list 2017 - Northern Ireland recipients

Broadcaster Gloria Hunniford and sport stars Rory Best, Steven Davis and Jonathan Rea lead a list of 102 people from Northern Ireland named in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
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Pictured announcing the Translink transport plans are l-r Laura McCaw, Juvenile Captain Portstewart GC, Translink's Sam Todd; Mayor of Causeway Coast & Glens BC,  Joan Baird OBE; Darrell O'Hora European Tour; Aine Kearney TNI; Ian Magee Chief Inspector of Causeway Coast & Glens, and Josh Moffitt from Portstewart GC. Picture by Brian Morrison

Par-fect way to shuttle to the golf!

Special transport arrangements will be in place for golf fans heading to the 2017 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Portstewart Golf Club (July 4–9)

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(L-R) Darren McDowell, Partner, Harbinson Mulholland, and Mary McKeown, Financial Controller, Creagh Concrete.

IN FULL: NI's top 100 owner managed and family businesses 2017

Northern Ireland’s top 100 local and family firms for 2017 have been revealed.
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The deadline is September 30, 2017.

NI bar owners reminded to renew liquor licence

Police in Northern Ireland are reminding owners of licensed premises to renew their liquor licences before the September 30, 2017 deadline.
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Work wellness week success

Work wellness week success

The staff at Specialist joinery group, Maghera have been enjoying a bumper wellness week.

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The Giant's Causeway was the most popular place to visit in Northern Ireland for tourists in 2016.

IN FULL: NI's top tourist attractions for 2016

The Giant's Causeway has been confirmed as the most popular tourist destination in Northern Ireland in 2016, according to the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (N.I.S.R.A.).
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