Home Energy Bills £2m Higher Than Rest Of Uk

in Energy

Northern Ireland’s consumers are forking out an astonishing £2 million MORE each week for their fuel, light and power compared with the UK average according to the General Consumer Council.  This is equal to £3.10 a week for every household.

Rapping Up Food Hygiene

in Consumer Skills, Food

Today marks the first broadcast of a new radio ad for food hygiene with a difference – it is a rap recorded by a group of 14 and 15 year olds from schools both north and south of the border.

Call For Safer Crossings To Help Cut Road Deaths

in Transport

Urgent action is needed to improve road crossing facilities according to the General Consumer Council.  The Council’s call comes as road death statistics show that 21 pedestrians have been killed on Northern Ireland roads so far in this year.

Fire Risks Highlighted For Students

in Consumer Skills

12,000 students will be moving into private rented accommodation in the next month.  They have a right to safe housing.  This is the message delivered today at a major conference at Stranmillis College aimed at improving fire and general safety in student accommodation.

Benefits Of An Airport Monoply Questionned

in Transport

The continued existence of two independently owned airports in the greater Belfast area is in the best interests of passengers according to an report published today by the General Consumer Council.

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