New agriculture GCSE for Markethill students
What a welcome home as Willie spots himself in Times...
Country fair at The Argory
£397,800 3G pitch on way for Tandragee
Royal School head urges parents to consider the best...
Louise honoured at Hillsborough Castle ceremony
Stress is blamed as residents report bin problems
MARKETHILL High School pupils who are interested in agriculture as a career will be able to take up a GCSE in the subject from September.
WILLIE Madill - who emigrated to Canada in 1959 - arrived back in Portadown on a visit last Thursday. And there, in the Portadown Times’ ‘Old Page’, was a photo of the young Willie, taken about 60 years ago, of his days at Thomas Street Public Elementary School.
A GOSPEL singer who last month pleaded guilty to 13 charges of indecent assault against young girls is due to appear in court for sentencing on Tuesday.
A SINGLE stab wound to the neck caused the death of a 21-year-old Portadown man, a murder trial heard this week.
AN 86-year-old Portadown woman has made an impassioned plea for the return of her engagement ring which she has lost after more than 60 years.
FUNDING has been secured for a new £397,800 full-size 3G pitch in Tandragee.
EMMET Friars is convinced he can fulfil his trophy ambitions at Portadown – even if Ronnie McFall’s men failed to get the upper hand over the centre-back during four Danske Bank Premiership dates last season against Dungannon Swifts.
CRICKET PLAYERS in the Portadown and Laurelvale camps will enter this weekend’s programme of fixtures aiming for stability in the season but in expectation of additional disruptions.
PORTADOWN under 19s’ progressive campaign featured a second final appearance of the season on Saturday - but Ian Cooke remains adamant the town teenagers sit ahead of schedule in terms of development.
TOMORROW (Saturday) Julie McCarten will take part in Tandragee’s Manchester Cup for the 18th time - but first as lady captain.
STUART Cochrane lifted a Tullyroan Oval treble in the Two-Litre Hot Rods - with the 16-year-old ace recording a clean sweep across the heats and final.
PORTADOWN Youth under 12s will step out tonight (Friday) at the national stadium.
PHILIP Major discussed his role in the ‘Portadown family’ and friendship with Davy Mills on and off the pitch following last weekend’s memorial match.
A COUNTRY fair is due to return to The Argory tomorrow (Saturday).
TRAINEE teacher and model Rachelle Liggett has landed a starring role in a new music video.
THE head teacher of the Royal School Armagh has urged parents in the area to consider all options for post primary education and come to a conclusion “that is best for their children”.
ARMAGH Craft Fair 2013 is on its way as the now annual event was launched recently at The Market Place Theatre.
BIRCHES man Adam Brennan completed his first Belfast Marathon in under four hours, raising over £600 in the process for Diabetes UK Northern Ireland.
A PORTADOWN man’s commitment to the fight against cancer has been recognised with a fundraising award.
A WALKING tour of the Edenderry area - with emphasis on its industry and history - is taking place this Sunday (May 19) from 3-4pm.
UPPER Bann TUV have called unionists in the Craigavon area to sign a petition opposing the building of a conflict resolution centre on the site of the former Maze Prison.
MACMILLAN Cancer Support would like to thank the people of Portadown for supporting their street collection on Saturday, April 13.
FORMER Glentoran and Northern Ireland footballer Stuart Elliott will be the guest speaker at a youth night in Portadown on June 28.
Deborah Irene Brown
TOMORROW night (Saturday) at 8.15pm sees the final night of The Cross Road before the summer recess.
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Weather for Portadown
Saturday 18 May 2013
Temperature: 9 C to 11 C
Wind Speed: 12 mph
Wind direction: North west
Temperature: 9 C to 16 C
Wind Speed: 8 mph
Wind direction: South east