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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.

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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.

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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.

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People not protecting themselves despite record ID fraud levels

People not protecting themselves despite record ID fraud levels

Britons are failing to take basic steps to protect themselves from online crime - despite identity fraud now being at record levels.

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Millions invested in Lurgan say Council after complaints about business rates

A list of investments in Lurgan worth millions has been published by the local council in response to complaints about ‘over-priced’ rates.

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Member of public reported driver

After a report from a member of the public police discovered that an 18-year-old man had been driving without having insurance.

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Ed Sheeran announces Belfast show

Ed Sheeran announces Belfast show

Following on from his fantastic performance at Glastonbury, Ed Sheeran has announced that he will be bringing his tour to Belfast next year, much to the delight of his legions of fans,

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Ulster Unionist Assembly Candidate Jo-Anne Dobson and Cllr Glenn Barr calling for increased road safety measures at Milltown Primary School.

Call for new bus shelter

Ulster Unionist Councillor Glenn Barr has called for bus shelter in Gilford.

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Ex-taxi driver banned after collision

Ex-taxi driver banned after collision

When an accident involving two vehicles happened in a business yard it was suspected that one of the drivers had been drinking.

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Patricia Gibson, PCSP Manager, Chief Inspector Bernard OConnor and Alison Clenaghan, PCSP Manager with some Neighbourhood Watch representatives from across the ABC.

Local policing plan is launched

No Cold Calling zones are to be rolled out across the district, according to the latest Local Policing Plan for the Craigavon area.

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Shouted and swore despite warnings

When police went to investigate anti-social behaviour in a Lurgan street an 18-year-old man continued to shout and swear despite police warnings.

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Pictured at Carrickfergus are Angela Hendra MBE, Disability Sport NI, Kevin O'Neill, Disability Sport NI, Robert Heyburn, Department for Communities, Paul Bunting, Belfast Lough Sailability and John News, Sport NI.

£100k for disability water sports project

A new £100,000 Disability Water Sports Hub project was unveiled at Carrickfergus Marina on Tuesday afternoon.

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Digger moves in to clear the former Clendinnings factory

‘People power’ led to action on Clendinnings

Diggers have moved in to clear a major anti-social hotspot after years of turmoil.

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Product warning

Sainsbury’s recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Sainsbury's has removed 13 of its own-brand sandwich fillers from its shelves following the discovery of food bug listeria in them.

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British & Irish Lions Tommy Seymour scores his second try against Hurricanes

RUGBY: British Lions captain Rory Best refuses to criticise referee after Hurricanes draw

Rory Best refused to criticise referee Romain Poite after the British and Irish Lions were held to a 31-31 draw by the Hurricanes in Wellington.

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The late John Shanks pictured at Tullygally Boxing Club in 1988

Well known boxing coach passes away

Tributes have been paid to legendary boxing coach John Shanks who passed away yesterday.

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Met Office weather warning

Yellow weather warning for rain on Tuesday

Hold any plans for outside parties on Tuesday as Northern Ireland is expected to experience "very heavy rainfall".

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Was using another vehicle without insurance in place

Was using another vehicle without insurance in place

While his own car was being repaired a 36-year-old man used another vehicle but was caught driving without being insured.

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Infantrymen occupying a shallow trench in a ruined landscape before an advance during the Battle of the Somme. (Photo: PA/PA Wire)

Somme association set to stage commemoration night

On Saturday, July 1, the Ancre Somme Association will be holding their annual Battle of the Somme Commemoration Parade in Lurgan.

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