Ballymoney jobless down

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THE number of people unemployed in the Ballymoney area in December was 914, latest claimant figures show.

Of this figure 624 men and 914 women were jobless.

Unemployment fell in the town by 14.6% (156) compared to December 2012 and by 3.6 percent from November 2013.

In Moyle 618 were unemployed last month, 437 men and 618 women.

This figure is down 1% from the previous month.

The figure also represents a drop of 17.3% from December 2012.