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.

Remembering Caitlin with Celtic and Rangers shirts. INPT21-236.

Community unites to remember Caitlin

Young people, some in tears, attended a coffee evening in Portadown tonight (Tuesday) to remember their friend Caitlin White (Shortland) who died suddenly on Saturday.

Andrea loses an amazing 16 stones and says a big yes to dress shopping!

Andrea loses an amazing 16 stones and says a big yes to dress shopping!

A civil servant from the North West who was once so self-conscious about her size that she used to hate being seen in public has lost an incredible 16st 7lbs and achieved 3rd place in a Slimming World ‘Greatest Loser’ competition.

Caitlin White (Shortland)

Youth arrested as part of Caitlin Shortland investigation

Detectives investigating the death of a 15-year-old girl in the Portadown area on Saturday evening have arrested a third person.
Bloomfield Court. Image: Google

Baby escapes injury after masked men attack house in ‘hate crime’

An 11-month-old baby has escaped injury after masked men attacked a house in Bangor, in what police have described as a hate crime.

Six men questioned after drugs seized

Six men questioned after drugs seized

Drugs have been seized and six men arrested or reported for drugs offences during the past 24 hours.

Caitlin White (Shortland). Pic: PACEMAKER BELFAST

Meetings follow teen’s tragic death

Two meetings have been organised by Portadown Cares community group in response to concerns over drug taking in the town.

Armed police at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig. (Peter Byrne/PA Wire)

Books of condolence opened

Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Council has opened books of condolence for the victims of Monday night’s suicide bomb atrocity in Manchester.

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NI Water’s classroom rolls into Presentation Primary School

NI Water’s Travelling Classroom, the infamous Waterbus, recently paid a visit to Presentation Primary School in Portadown.

Niamh Woods pictured previously with her parents Sean and Bernie.

'Daddy, please get me home’ - NI student at Manchester Arena

The family of a Northern Irish student who witnessed the horrific aftermath of a suicide bombing while working at Manchester Arena were today arranging for her to return home.
Barn owl (c) Margaret Holland

Volunteers needed to transform the fortunes of barn owls

Wildlife lovers are being urged to help safeguard one of Northern Ireland’s most endangered birds, by getting involved in Ulster Wildlife’s annual survey of barn owls this summer.

Corcrain Community Woodland in Portadown where police are investigating the death of a 15-year-old girl

Teenager released as police probe schoolgirl’s death in Portadown

One of two people arrested in connection with the death of a teenage girl from suspected drug use in Portadown has been released.

The attack happened at an Ariana Grande concert in the Manchester Arena on Monday evening.

Social Media: Northern Ireland reacts to Manchester attack

Public figures from right across Northern Ireland have used social media to express their sadness, shock and anger at the Manchester concert attack.
The funeral of Victor Stewart was held in Queen Street Methodist Church in Lurgan  right beside his shop

Victor Stewart, man who turned devotion to Loyal Orders into his business

Lurgan businessman Victor Stewart was shown to be a loyal Orangeman in every sense of the word at his funeral on Monday.

Father and son fall foul of law

Father and son fall foul of law

A father and son admitted driving offences when they appeared last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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

Got drunk after break-up

When he was put out of a bar in Banbridge a 20-year-old man became aggressive and struggled with police.

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