Markethill Fair Day is launched
£1m World Cup victory for firm
Youth group helps silver surfers get online
Football success in Scotland
Lily triumphs in creative competition
Danske Bank branch flicks the switch on new £500 mor...
AN Annaghmore firm has netted a £1m contract for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Clive Richardson Ltd will work on six football pitches to bring them up to global standards for the ultimate soccer tournament.
“THRILLED to bits,” is how Mrs Eva Armstrong felt when she was reunited last week with her engagement ring after she lost it in Portadown.
From checking the weather forecast ahead a group trip to emailing a friend some of the latest pictures of their grandchildren, the silver surfers at a Maghery community club are well and truly online after a free iPad training course.
THE Police Ombudsman is investigating the use of a Taser in Portadown. PSNI officers fired the weapon at a man in Shandon Square.
ORCHARD County Primary School principal Stephen Blevins said he is “deeply disappointed” that the Education Minister has refused to overturn his decision not to grant the school an extra classroom.1 comment
IN this week’s Portadown Times we focus on the tragic story of Portadown boy Jake Flaherty, who died just two days after his second birthday this week.
KEEVAN riders recently took part in events home and away.
STEPHEN Carvell posted 43 points for success in the Open Stableford Fred Daly Memorial Qualifier at Carrickblacker.
CRICKET PORTADOWN suffered a weekend cup exit without facing a ball during the confusion of last weekend’s weather-hit programme.
A SPECIAL addition has been made to the Loughgall Festival of Motorsport programme.
PORTADOWN FC Youth under 12s certainly adjusted with ease to life on show at the national stadium during Friday’s NIBFA Plate final.
SHAMROCK Park will host a flower show and car boot sale tomorrow (Saturday) from 10-3 o’clock.
BRIAN Strain - the former Portadown captain - was back at Shamrock Park recently for the Davy Mills Memorial match.
LAURELVALE girl Megan McQueen has made it through to the finals of the Junior Face of Northern Ireland competition.
MENTAL health charity MindWise have announced their inaugural charity fundraising ball on Friday, June 7.
FOLLOWING the recent well publicised success of the 1985 reunion, Willie Halligan and a committee of willing helpers, are organising a 30-year anniversary reunion for all those who started their ‘O’ Levels at Portadown College in September 1983, or joined in September 1985 for ‘A’ Levels.
You can get too much of a good thing and in the case of Todd Phillips’ Hangover franchise, you’ve got to know your own limits.
THE next monthly drop-in advice clinics in the Loughshore area will take place at Kinnego Office on Wednesday, June 12 (Warmer Homes) and Thursday, June 13 (Benefit Entitlement Unit).
A WOMEN’S wellbeing group meets every Wednesday at the Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevnetion Programme at 7.30pm.
THE 18th Markethill Fair Day will be held on Saturday, August 17.
IF the superb musical ‘Grease’ in the one that you want to star in, then the former St Columba’s Primary School at Carleton Street is the place to be tomorrow (Saturday).
LAURA and Matthew Armstrong got their walking shoes on ahead of the second ‘Nearly True Tours’ which will take place over the second bank holiday weekend as part of Portadown 400 to celebrate the town’s 400 year history.
Seven boys’ from the 5th Portadown (Tartaraghan) Boys’ Brigade Company travelled over to Scotland to participate in the UK under 14 National five-a-side football final on Saturday at the Tryst Centre, Cumbernauld and finished runners-up.
CRAIGAVON Museum will host a free historic walking tour of the Edenderry area, which is reputed to be oldest part of Portadown, on Sunday from 3pm.
METHODISTS across the Portadown District, which also includes parts of counties Down, Londonderry and Tyrone, will be taking part in a very special event this Sunday to mark the 275th Anniversary of the conversion of the outstanding Methodist Minister, John Wesley,
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Weather for Portadown
Sunday 26 May 2013
Temperature: 9 C to 15 C
Wind Speed: 14 mph
Wind direction: South
Temperature: 5 C to 14 C
Wind Speed: 15 mph
Wind direction: South west