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.

Actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan has waded into the Primark t-shirt row.

"Holy cr*p, people are stupid:" Walking Dead actor blasts Sheffield Methodist minister who got Primark to ban "racist" t-shirt

An actor whose catchphrase is at the centre of a "racist" t-shirt row has blasted the Sheffield Methodist minister who got Primark to ban the garment after he complained.
Northern Ireland football manager Michael O'Neill after he received his Member of the Order of British Empire (MBE) medal

Northern Ireland boss, Michael O’Neill, MBE, talks football with the Queen!

Michael O’Neill talked football with the Queen as he was appointed an MBE at Buckingham Palace.

As Storm Doris ,one of the fiercest storms of the winter saeson, hits the UK a man runs naked through Sheffield. Picture Scott Merrylees

Naked jogger pictured braving Storm Doris winds

Gale-force winds caused by Storm Doris weren't enough to keep this confident runner from baring all as he ran through the streets of Sheffield today.
It's best just to hang up if you're unsure who is calling you.

‘Can you hear me?’ – Northern Ireland people warned to hang up on new phone scam

People in Northern Ireland are being warned of a new telephone scam which is currently sweeping the United States and is set to hit the UK.

Money found in Church Street still unclaimed

Money found in Church Street still unclaimed

Anyone who may have lost a sum of money in the vicinity of Church Street, Portadown, on the morning of December 5 last year is being asked to contact police.

A fire

ALERT: Public urged to unplug EXPLODING tumble dryers

The public are being urged to unplug a range of faulty tumble dryers - after some of them started to EXPLODE.

Storm Doris hit the province and brought down a number of trees and disrupted local power supplies.
Photograph by Presseye/Stephen Hamilton

Storm Doris hits power supplies

Storm Doris has brought widespread disruption to power supplies across the province.

A large tree has completely blocked the road between Banbridge and Gilford from approximately 7am. 

Picture: Philip Magowan / PressEye

Delays as fallen trees block roads

There have been reports of widespread traffic disruption and fallen trees this morning (Thursday) after Storm Doris hit last night.

An aeroplane

Storm Doris: Can I claim compensation for a delayed flight?

AS storm Doris batters the UK, with winds expected to reach up to 87mph, we spoke to the  travel experts at airFair about whether passengers facing a delayed flight due to the bad weather are entitled to claim compensation.

Storm Doris has been reclassified by the Met Office.

Storm Doris now a WEATHER BOMB

Storm Doris has been reclassified as a ‘weather bomb’ by the Met Office.


VIDEO: Solar system with seven Earth-like planets found around nearby star – here’s what they could be like

There have been many discoveries of potentially habitable planets orbiting stars other than our own over the last few years.
First Trust branches to close in summer

First Trust branches to close in summer

Three local branches of the First Trust Bank are to close in the summer, in a move criticised by an MLA from one of the affected areas.

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for ice right across Northern Ireland.

Met Office issues severe weather warning for ice

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning about ice right across Northern Ireland.

Ballot box

Ferguson asks Upper Bann - are you happy with Stormont?

TUV Upper Bann candidate Roy Ferguson has asked constituents are they happy with Stormont.

The five people appeared at Craigavon Magistrates Court

Co Armagh ‘crime boss’ charged over arson attacks and drugs

A man charged with encouraging arson with intent was the head of a highly organised and violent crime ring, a detective said.

Scales of justice.

Drunk Craigavon teenager made hoax bomb call

A “silly teenager” who laughed when police questioned her about a “prank” bomb hoax has been ordered to complete 220 hours of community service.

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