Two community centre upgrades on course and on budge...
Another award for Clubworld Travel
Rural churches in boost for Congo orphanage project
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
The £3.2 million revamp of both Killicomaine and Brownstown community centres is on time and on budget, Craigavon Borough Council has confirmed.
TWO rural Church of Ireland parishes - Milltown and neighbouring Killyman - have pledged themselves to build a £60,000 orphanage in the Democratic Republic of Congo after their rectors visited the impoverished African country.
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.
PORTADOWN’S Pierce Purcell Qualifying players picked up home success at Carrickblacker last weekend under the guidance of Billy Gillis.
MID-ULSTER INTERMEDIATE LEAGUE SECTION A CAMLOUGH ROVERS 1 TANDRAGEE ROVERS 2
ADRIAN Simpson picked up his second win of the year at Loughgall last weekend
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.
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.
PORTADOWN based independent travel agency Clubworld Travel was recently presented with a special agency achievement award for excellence in customer service.
PUPILS past and present joined forces to entertain a full house at Tandragee Junior High’s recent commemorative concert.
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.
IN celebration of Good Relations Week 2013 Craigavon Borough Council will be screening an innovative documentary by filmmaker Zhenia Mahdi-Nau exploring the perception of identity in Northern Ireland as it becomes more diverse.
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.
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Weather for Portadown
Sunday 19 May 2013
Temperature: 10 C to 16 C
Wind Speed: 7 mph
Wind direction: South east
Temperature: 9 C to 17 C
Wind Speed: 14 mph
Wind direction: North west