Category: County Down

Brexit: Council adopts a series of contingency measures for a “no-deal” scenario

The Council today adopted a series of legislative acts as part of its contingency preparations for a “no-deal” Brexit scenario.
The aim of these acts is to limit the most severe damage caused by a disorderly Brexit in specific sectors where it would cr…

Sporting legend to speak at FTA Northern Ireland logistics lunch

on Mar 14, 19 • by John Loughran • with No Comments
Dine with the logistics industry’s finest and celebrate another successful year for the sector by attending FTA’s Northern Ireland Logistics Lunch, to be held at the Merchant Hotel in Belfast on 10 M…

MEPs vote to limit negative impact of no-deal Brexit on citizens

At the request of the European Parliament and the Council, the European Commission proposed urgency measures to mitigate the effects of a withdrawal of the UK from the EU without an agreement.
These measures include legal safeguards for current Erasmus…

Tommy Fleetwood and Keegan Bradley charge up leaderboard at Bay Hill

Tommy Fleetwood took advantage of the par-five holes at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in spectacular fashion to move into a share of the halfway lead at Bay Hill.
The Englishman boosted his hopes of winning his maiden title on the PGA Tour this weeken…

Northern Ireland courier firms ‘face higher costs without an agreement over trading’

Northern Ireland courier firms ‘face higher costs without an agreement over trading’
BelfastTelegraph.co.uk
Local courier firms would see costs increase by a third in a no-deal Brexit scenario, new research by the Department for the Economy (DfE…

More than 200 sheep die after lorry overturns in Scotland

Over 200 sheep have died after a livestock lorry transporting them overturned on the A76 in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

The crash happened on the A76 between Sanquhar and Thornhill on Monday evening (25 February).

The driver of the HGV – a 27-ye…