The Biggest on line activity of the year- dubbed Mega Monday - proved too much for the banks technology on 2nd December, with millions of transactions declined for no reason.
A technological banking glitch on one of the busiest online shopping days of the year left millions of shoppers unable to pay for transactions using their credit or debit cards. Customers of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) gro [...]
Almost 90% of Britons will use mobile devices or purchase online to do their Christmas shopping this year – a higher proportion than any other major country – according to PayPal’s global Holiday Shopping Study.
The survey, covering shoppers in the UK, US, Canada, Australia, Germany, Italy, Russia and Singapore, shows that Britons shopping this Christmas will do almost half their festive shopping online or via a smartphone or tablet, comp [...]
A lorry driver from Heywood, who was caught four times with illegal loads of beer smuggled from France, has been jailed for £131,000 fraud.
Simon O'Hare, 29, was stopped on four separate occasions in London, Yorkshire and Cambridgeshire by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigators with 26 pallets of smuggled beer: - 29 February 2012 at a licensed cash and carry s [...]
VetUK is based in Thirsk and supplies over 1 million pets with cheaper pet meds, veterinary products and pet products online. They sell items for your dogs, cats, horses, small animals such as guinea pigs, rabbits and hamsters; an
VetUK aims to increase the availability and reduce the cost of pet ownership whilst maintaining the highest standards of veterinary care for both you and your pet. They stock a broad range of over 8,000 products with fantastic sa [...]
If you're a retailer looking to get more customers through the door and onto your site, and want to know how you can maximise sales through important calendar events, then look no further than RedBorder Ltd. They have launched the
To successfully stay in business retailers must now stay one step ahead of their competition, and be both proactive and reactive when it comes to important annual events. Now in its second year, The Retail Calendar by RedBord [...]
Having driving lessons to gain your full driving license can be long winded, costly and stressful process. Throughout this article I will be talking about a great new service that has recently launched, called The Driving Speciali
They provide links with the highest standard DSA approved driving instructors and driving schools in areas around the country. This saves you the stress of having to ring around various instructors, not knowing how good each one i [...]
TownTalk is still your guide to your town but now it’s had a makeover. It's still as simple to use but now it’s even faster, even smarter and it looks amazing too!
With now over 190 sites (and an ever expanding network) we’ve got everything from local attraction and places to visit, to a directory of restaurants, bars and shops in your area. TownTalk is still the most comprehensive local new [...]
Family-owned single price retailer Poundworld has announced the opening of its first store in Omagh, situated in the Showgrounds Shopping Centre. Opening on Wednesday 30th October at 10am, the brand new store will create 30 new lo
Poundworld will be a welcome addition to the family of branded outlets present at the Shopping Centre, offering Omagh shoppers a ‘value’ alternative to other high street retailers. With massive savings on leading brands such as Ca [...]
With the Omagh Show just days away, lots of you are planning a great day out. Eating out is inevitable for many, but have you stopped and thought about what you might be eating and how safe it actually is?
Kathryn Baker from the Food Standards Agency in NI said: “Food hygiene isn’t always something that is obvious; we want to encourage people to check the rating to ensure that their meal has been hygienically prepared. The Food Hyg [...]
Carlisle Bookshop, Omagh on Saturday 23rd March from 11.30am - 1pm. Local author Liz Hughes has penned her first of many children’s books, “Bing and Frank's Great Adventures Part 1”. To mark the launch she will be signing copi
Local author Liz Hughes has penned her first of many children’s books, “Bing and Frank's Great Adventures Part 1”. To mark the launch she will be signing copies and reading a chapter aloud to children during the launch at Carlisle [...]
Omagh Youth-DSA, based in Omagh, County Tyrone, is celebrating after receiving a £300 donation from the GALAXY Hot Chocolate Fund.
In partnership with The Omagh Group at the Downs Syndrome Association (DSA), runs a youth club for young people up to the age of 30 with learning and physical disabilities. Meeting fortnightly to play games, do arts and crafts and [...]