NI high street voucher: Everything you need to know about Spend Local card
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Details of the eagerly anticipated high street voucher scheme, which is expected to cost up to £145m to roll out across Northern Ireland, were announced on Tuesday.
The scheme is intended to provide a boost to the economy in the wake of the devastation of the coronavirus lockdowns. Around 1.4m people will receive a card loaded with £100 to spend.
Here’s what you need to know:
Who can apply?
Anyone over the age of 18 in Northern Ireland will be eligible to apply for the scheme, which will provide a pre-paid card worth £100 to be spent in "bricks and mortar" businesses. Around 1.4million people are expected to be eligible.
When can I apply?
The scheme opens on September 27 with first applicants receiving the card …
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