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.


Car to be forfeited in no insurance case

A judge at Craigavon Magistrates Court last Friday ordered the forfeiture of a car a 40-year-old man was driving without having insurance on November 15 last year.


BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
Millie safe and well.

Missing Millie found safe

A missing dog which has been the subject of a dedicated community search over the past 18 days has been located safe and well.

Alphonsus Robinson

Sadness at the passing of a hard-working family man

Maghery native and Mullaghbrack man Alphonsus (Francie) Robinson was a highly respected figure in Co Armagh.

A screenshot taken from the much loved Spar/Fred there's no bread advert.

WATCH: 20 old TV adverts only NI people will remember

Advertising has come a long way since the 1980s.

Editorial image.

Warning after lorry pulled over at bogus checkpoint

A warning has been issued after a lorry carrying livestock was pulled over near Portadown by a men claiming to be government inspectors.

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Tinnitus awareness event at the library

Lurgan Library is hosting a special event to help people learn more about the debilitating illness of Tinnitus.

Police officers stand next to the van involved on an attack in Las Ramblas

Barcelona terror attack: PSNI issue advice to holidaymakers

The PSNI has issued potentially life-saving advice for local people on what to do in the event of a firearm or weapons attack abroad in the wake of the Barcelona attack.

The award winning Portadown Phoenix Players are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year by performing not one but two shows in Portadown Town Hall

Award winning Portadown Phoenix Players celebrate 30 years with epic performances

The award winning Portadown Phoenix Players are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year by performing not one, but two shows, in Portadown Town Hall.

Celebrating their success at A-level are Portadown girls who have just completed their studies at St Catherines College, Armagh: l/r: Aine Hendron (English Q.U.B.); Cara Matchett (Law, Q.U.B.); Niamh Derry (Chemical Engineering, Q.U.B.) & Nicole Bush (English & Drama, Liverpool Hope). The girls are pictured with Mrs Fionnuala Tennyson (Senior Teacher & Head of Sixth Form).

School celebrates improved results with 15 per cent rise in top grades

Staff and students at Saint Catherine’s College in Armagh were celebrating as their A-level Grades A*-C rose by 15 per cent.

For the students making these calls, it can often be a nerve wracking time

Going through university clearing? Then make sure you do these four things

Every year, in August, thousands of students receive their A-level results and discover whether or not they have got the marks needed to take up a place at their chosen university.

Las Ramblas in Barcelona. (Photo: Google Maps)

Lurgan man living in Barcelona feared city would be targeted by ISIS

A Lurgan man living in Barcelona has described the scene in the city as armed police tracked terror suspects through crowded streets.


Plans for new leisure centre finalised and submitted for approval

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council has signed-off plans for the new £30 million super leisure centre at the South Lakeshore, Craigavon and has applied for planning permission

Symbol of law and justice in the empty courtroom, law and justice concept.

Fined for using mobile phone

A 53-year-old man was fined £75 last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for using a mobile phone while he was driving.

Pastor Denis Lyle from Lurgan Baptist Church.

Pastor Denis Lyle gets set for retirement

Pastor Denis Lyle is retiring from his post at Lurgan Baptist Church after 19 years there and 45 years in the ministry - but promises he won’t be a stranger.

Charity night in British Legion

Charity night in British Legion

A fundraising evening is being held in Portadown Branch of the Royal British Legion to raise funds for Marie Curie Cancer.

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