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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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Woman had Cannabis in her bra - court hears

Woman had Cannabis in her bra - court hears

A woman who concealed Cannabis in her bra has been given a community service order.

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James Cunningham with cast members, with guide dog Bart.

Man and dog keep the pantomime on tune

Registered blind keyboard maestro James Cunningham and his trusty guide dog Bart have been receiving standing ovations at Portadown’s pantomime during its current season at the town hall.

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Rat ate the car seat

‘A rat ate my Mercedes Benz’

A rat ate its way into a Waringstown woman’s Mercedes Benz causing around £2,000 worth of damage.

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Sydney Anderson.

Anderson stepping down

Upper Bann DUP MLA Sydney Anderson has confirmed he will not be seeking selection to be a candidate in the upcoming Northern Ireland Assembly election.

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Man accused of stamping on victim’s head

A man had his head stamped on and a knife held to him after waking up in a house on a Christmas night out, the High Court heard today (Wednesday)

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Portadown Chris Cousens on the attack against Instonians last week at Chambers Park.

RUGBY: Late penalty costs Portadown against Instonians

QUALIFYING !: Portadown 10, Instonians 13

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Juventus bagdes, old and new

Quiz: Can you identify these football clubs by their old badges?

Italian giants Juventus' iconic black and white badge has received a makeover, and football fans around the world have wasted no time in giving their views on the Serie A club’s new look.

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Balloo Inns Directors Jennie Sweeney and Ronan Sweeney are pictured with Chef Danny Millar (centre) at The Parsons Nose in Hillsborough.

Refurbishment for The Parson’s Nose

The Parson’s Nose in Hillsborough is set to unveil a new chapter in early 2017 with an exciting new refurbishment and extended menu currently underway.

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Owen’s coffee morning  for charity

Owen’s coffee morning for charity

Owen Matchett is hosting a coffee morning at Williams Estate Agents in aid of ‘Yellow Ribbon’.

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Police searching for stolen lambs

Newborn lambs, some just eight hours old, stolen from farm

Six newborn lambs have been stolen from beside their mums, some just eight hours old.

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No police action after dog attacks swan

Two vile thugs allowed a dog to attack swans at Lurgan Park lake on Sunday, it has been revealed.

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An empty wine bottle was found in oil tanker

After twice buying alcohol in a supermarket a 48-year-old man was caught driving an oil tanker and an empty bottle of wine was found in the vehicle.

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Assembly election: Valentine's Day is voting registration deadline

Wondering what steps you need to take to vote in the forthcoming Assembly election? Look no further.

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RHI applicants total 126 in Craigavon area

RHI applicants total 126 in Craigavon area

A breakdown of applicants to the controversial Renewable Heating Incentive (RHI) shows there were 126 made in the Lurgan, Craigavon and Portadown areas.

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David Trimble

Parties do not want to walk away: Trimble

Former first minister David Trimble has said he is confident that none of the political parties in Northern Ireland will want to walk away permanently from the Assembly following the election on March 2.

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Urgent question for minister on Bannview crisis

Urgent question for minister on Bannview crisis

The withdrawal of the new contractor for Bannview Medical Practice in Portadown is to be raised in an urgent oral question to the Health Minister at Stormont this afternoon (Tuesday).

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