Saturday, 8th November 2014


Local businesses set to shine

 |  Thursday, 03 July 2014 12:07

LOCAL businesses look set to shine in this year's prestigious North Down Business Awards 2014.

Big fish buys Whale

 |  Monday, 23 June 2014 07:38

BANGOR'S success story engineering firm Whale has been bought over by an American corporation in a multi-million pound deal.

Bangor shops to cash in on £81.5m jackpot?

 |  Wednesday, 11 June 2014 07:02

A SALES-of-the-century achievement could generate a cash bonanza worth over £80m for hardpressed Bangor town centre, it has been claimed this week.

Big future ahead for Small Business Day

 |  Thursday, 12 December 2013 15:47

A 'GRASSROOTS' campaign to promote a 'Small Business Saturday' across North Down needs time to grow on local shoppers, the Borough's town centre manager has claimed this week.
While local businesses failed to cash in as much as they would have liked at last weekend's inaugural event, it should get bigger and better in the future, Stephen Dunlop added.

£½m investment will safeguard jobs

 |  Wednesday, 06 November 2013 18:21

BANGOR firm Denroy Plastics has announced a £500k investment in new injection moulding and bristling equipment as part of a drive to 'reshore' most of its manufacturing practise back to Bangor from the Far East.

Glenn’s got the write stuff for comic success

 |  Wednesday, 23 October 2013 00:00

FROM Iron Man to the Man of Steel, and from Agents of SHIELD to the Walking Dead, comic book characters dominate the entertainment world right now.

North Down Businesses in Celebration Mood

 |  Thursday, 03 October 2013 11:23

THE best of North Down’s companies were celebrating on Friday night at the end of another successful Bangor Business Awards. The 2013 awards - the 13th annual competition - saw a first with the inclusion of businesses outside Bangor but within North Down. And Holywood in particular made the most of the opportunity to pick up several awards.

Inspirational Colin brings children’s imaginations to life

 |  Friday, 27 September 2013 00:00

Bringing our children's imagination to life is all in a day's work for Bangor's BAFTA winning talent Colin Williams.

Susan eyes up football world cup coup

 |  Thursday, 19 September 2013 13:49

THE eyes of the footballing world will focus on Bangor sports vision expert Susan Park when she travels to Qatar in the run up to the 2022 FIFA World Cup. For the talented eye specialist with SVEYE has been invited to the Middle East to set up a sports vision clinic in Aspetar, a leading sports medical facility.

Dragon’s Den enterprise gets local backing

 |  Thursday, 19 September 2013 00:00

Mayor of North Down Andrew Muir, has pledged his support for a new local enterprise led by a former Dragon’s Den contestant and backed by local businesses Denroy Plastics and Whale (Munster Simms Engineering), and supported by South Eastern Regional College (SERC) plus Invest NI.

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