Over the limit driver drank ‘three pints’ before driving

A ‘foolish decision’ to drive led to a Portadown man getting a 16 month driving ban last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

Church news

Legendary Minister celebrates milestone

Legendary First Portadown Presbyterian minister Dr William Craig, who was ordained 70 years ago, had a special visit from Moderator Dr Michael Barry to help him mark the milestone.

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Garden opens

A couple are opening their garden to the public tomorrow (Saturday) and Sunday in aid of the National Trust.


Young child not wearing a seat belt

After police saw a 25-year-old man drive through a red light they discovered that a young child in the car was not wearing a restraint.

Pictured at the launch event at the Navan Centre and Fort are Aubrey Irwin, Head of NI at Tourism Ireland, Cllr Colin McCusker, Chair of Regeneration and Economic Development Committee, Roger Wilson, CEO (both ABC Council) and John McGrillen, Chief Executive, Tourism NI. Pic by Philip Magowan

Council unveils five-year plan for tourism growth

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council has unveiled ambitious plans to bolster its standing as a heritage and cultural international tourism destination over the next five years.

Police called to reports of fighting on Garvaghy Road

Police called to reports of fighting on Garvaghy Road

Police are investigating reports of public disorder in the Garvaghy Road area of Portadown on Saturday evening (April 29).

Derek Sheils won both Superbike races at the Cookstown 100 on the Burrows Engineering Suzuki.

Cookstown 100: Derek Sheils romps to Superbike double

Dominant Derek Sheils repeated his 2016 Superbike double with a sizzling performance at the KDM Hire Cookstown 100 on Saturday.

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City Hall, at the heart of Northern Ireland's capital, Belfast.

21 words and phrases you will only hear in Northern Ireland (aka Norn Iron)

Tourists often struggle with the local lingo and wonder what on earth we are talking about, and arguably for good reason.

Police issue warning to users of park & ride

Police issue warning to users of park & ride

Lisburn Police are asking motorists who use the park and ride facility at Sprucefield to avoid leaving valuable items in their vehicles.

Sinn F�in MLA John O Dowd.

‘Designated special status within EU achievable’ - O’Dowd

Sinn Féin has “laid out a clear path to secure designated special status for the north within the EU”, the party’s local MLA John O’Dowd has said.

William Dunlop on the Temple Golf Club Yamaha R1 Superstock machine.

Cookstown 100: Derek Sheils on Superbike pole

Derek Sheils will start the Superbike races from pole at the Cookstown 100 after topping the times in practice from Derek McGee.

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William Dunlop won the non-championship Supersport invitational race at the Cookstown 100 on Friday evening.

Cookstown 100: William Dunlop edges Supersport thriller

William Dunlop came out on top of a thrilling invitational Supersport race at the KDM Hire Cookstown 100 on Friday evening following a scintillating duel with Derek McGee.
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Derek Sheils is the race favourite on the Cookstown B.E. Suzuki in the Superbike class at the Cookstown 100.

Cookstown 100: Big guns primed for Orritor battle

The new Irish road racing season rolls on with the KDM Hire Cookstown 100 as a quality line-up prepares to battle for honours around the 2.1-mile Orritor course.

Guy Martin on the Honda Racing Fireblade at Castle Combe.

Guy Martin: No substitute for real road racing

Guy Martin says there is no substitute for pure road racing as the Honda rider continues his preparations for the Isle of Man TT.
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Went back to sleep when asked to get out of car

Went back to sleep when asked to get out of car

When he was sitting drunk in the front seat of a car a 21-year-old man refused to get out for police and went back to sleep.

Car impounded by PSNI

Arrest during operation into cold callers and rogue traders

Police have arrested a man during an operation into cold calling and rogue trading in the Craigavon area.

Which type of friend are you?

Organiser, Oracle, Elephant, Maverick, or Steady Eddie ... which friend are you?

The average adult has 40 friends - and they fall into one of eight categories, according to new research.

New research from the NSPCC has found that four out of five children felt social media companies arent doing enough to shield them from upsetting, dangerous, and adult content.

Four in five kids feel social media companies are failing to protect them

Social media companies aren’t doing enough to protect young adults, according to new research from the NSPCC.

Police urged to tackle ‘litany of crimes’ plaguing housing estate

Police urged to tackle ‘litany of crimes’ plaguing housing estate

Police have been urged to do more to tackle a ‘litany of crimes’ plaguing a housing estate in Dungannon, amid fears that further violence will be perpetrated against residents.

Craigavon Senior High School.

Upper Bann and Armagh schools named in education report

Five schools in the Upper Bann and Armagh area have been named in a report into the future of education published today.

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