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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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A total of 6,189 complaint issues were made in 2016/17.

REVEALED: Total number of complaints made in your health trust area

A total of 6,189 complaint issues were made to health and social care (H.S.C.) trusts throughout Northern Ireland in 2016/17, according to a report released by the Department of Health.

Health
Belfast’s ‘Jewel in the Crown’ to sparkle once again

Belfast’s ‘Jewel in the Crown’ to sparkle once again

Over the next three months Belfast’s Grand Opera House will be enveloped in scaffolding while the brickwork of the exterior is cleaned, and the iconic masonry repainted. Throughout this time the Theatre will remain open and continue to welcome audience members as normal.

Theatre and Comedy
‘My hope for justice for Gerald will never end’

‘My hope for justice for Gerald will never end’

A Portadown woman has said she has never given up hope of justice for her murdered husband, who was brutally shot dead 42 years ago.

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The stolen trailer

Appeal as Lurgan Show trailer and poultry pens stolen

Lurgan Show has had a trailer and 450 poultry pens stolen.

Business
Lifetime achievement award

Lifetime achievement award

Thomas Gilpin grew up on a farm in Portadown and started his career in 1965 with a 4.5 acre field, growing vegetables for supply to small shops.

Business

Farming Life awards: Entering a worthwhile experience - Thomas Gilpin

When Thomas Gilpin attended last year’s Farming Life & Danske Bank Awards little did he know he’d be returning home to Portadown with not one, but two prestigious awards.

Business
Dunnes Stores

Blow for mall as Dunnes ‘to close’

Dunnes Stores in Portadown’s High Street Mall is to close, the Portadown Times understands.

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Eglinton's Noah Hunter and Hamilton's Christopher Neeson

FOYLE CUP FOOTBALL: Day Three Results

The third day of the Hughes Insurance Foyle Cup one of the most important days of the week (bar the finals) as group matches came to a close in all competitions except under 14 and under 16.

Football
Some of the BBC's top earners, from left to right, Chris Evans, Claudia Winkleman, Gary Lineker and Stephen Nolan.

POLL: Are BBC stars' salaries value for money?

The revelation of how much the BBC pays its top earners has split opinion right down the middle.

Arts

Crowds flock to Scarva for Sham Fight

Crowds flocked to Scarva on July 13 for the annual Royal Black Preceptory parade.

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Labour man on hunger strike

Labour man on hunger strike

A Portadown man has gone on hunger strike in an attempt to persuade the Labour Party to allow members to stand as candidates in Northern Ireland.

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Convicted of benefit fraud

Convicted of benefit fraud

A man has been convicted at Newry Magistrates’ Court for claiming benefits he was not entitled to.

Crime
Andrea and her mum Yvonne.

The girl who grew up in 13 different homes

A young Magherafelt woman has told how she had 13 different homes as a child and attended seven different schools.

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Attractive?

Scientists discover ugly truth about attractiveness

A handsome husband can be bad for women's health by triggering dangerous dieting, according to new research.

Offbeat
Neil McCullough.

IRISH LEAGUE: McCullough takes over key Portadown role

Portadown will enter the Championship Development League with a fresh management structure following the decision by boss Gary McCullough to step down.

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Spotted drinking while driving

After they received a report of a suspected drink driver, police saw a woman drinking from a bottle as she drove in Portadown.

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