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Apple launches their cheapest iPad ever

Apple has launched its most affordable iPad ever costing less than £270.

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Medal-winning catering student Garfield Anderson in 1985 with course tutor Elizabeth McNeill and Doreen Pillow, head of economics and catering.

Take a trip down memory lane

There’s nothing quite like pictures from the past to bring back memories of family and friends at school or work, or teammates and rivals in sport.

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The Castle Ward Trail.

WALKS: Head for Ned Stark’s Winterfell at Castle Ward

We continue our series of recommended routes in conjunction with NIWalks.com with a glimpse of the treasures to be found on the Castle Ward Castle Trail in Co Down.

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A beggar accosts a gentleman.

In praise of the workhouses, those ‘grim Bastilles of despair’

The workhouse has a bad name. People dreaded it. Would you want to go there? No. Nor I.

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ADVICE: You can help your dog overcome anxiety

ADVICE: You can help your dog overcome anxiety

When our dogs are anxious about things it can be upsetting for us. There are many things which can make a dog anxious: meeting strangers, travelling in the car, being alone, fireworks ...

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Supreme Court clarifies law on excluding individuals from your will

Supreme Court clarifies law on excluding individuals from your will

The past week saw the conclusion of the long running legal case, originally known as Ilott v Mitson.

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CAB ADVICE: I had money trouble, and worry it will affect my credit rating

CAB ADVICE: I had money trouble, and worry it will affect my credit rating

QUESTION: Q. How do loan companies decide to give credit? A few years ago I had money troubles and I am worried this will affect my loan application.

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Final rehearsals for Jekyll and Hyde musical

Belfast Operatic Company are putting the final touches to their latest production, Jekyll and Hyde, which will be staged at the Grand Opera House in Belfast from Tuesday April 4 until Saturday April 8.

Theatre and Comedy
The Thomas Street Methodist BB drill squad who in 1995 were runners-up in the Portadown Battalion competition

Take a trip down memory lane

There’s nothing quite like pictures from the past to bring back memories of family and friends at school or work, or teammates and rivals in sport.

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What you should do if  you find a stray cat

What you should do if you find a stray cat

What should you do if you find a stray cat? Sadly, we often receive stray cats into the practice. The best outcome is if the cat is microchipped and we can reunite it with its owners, but this is not always the case.

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Another chance to see Steps in Belfast

Another chance to see Steps in Belfast

Do to overwhelming demand, Steps have announced an extra Belfast date for their upcoming tour.

Music
Tesco Spaghetto Bolognese

Tesco recalls spagbol over allergy fears

Tesco is recalling a line of frozen Spaghetti Bolognese due to the presence of  egg which is not on the label.

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Claire Irwin made the front page of the Times in 1990 when she was pictured with Alec Kennedy from Parkmount Military Band.

Pictures from the Portadown Times archive

There’s nothing quite like pictures from the past to bring back memories of family and friends at school or work, or teammates and rivals in sport.

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Dungannon Park is a 70-acre oasis centred round an idyllic still water lake, with miles of interesting pathways.

Much more than a walk in the park

We’ve teamed up with WalkNi to tell you about fascinating strolls, rambles and hikes in places you might otherwise not have considered. Some are local, others will mean an away day, but all are well worth it. This week it’s a parkland set in 70 acres of flora, fauna and water.

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What stories can we learn by researching our ancestors?

You’ve seen the TV show, so who do you think you are?

Who Do I Think I Am? Yes, you! Can you name your eight great grandparents? I thought not, but if it weren’t for them you wouldn’t be here.

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Markethill Scout Group

Nostalgia: The way we were

When pictures were still in black and white

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St Patrick’s weekend at Market Place Theatre

St Patrick’s weekend at Market Place Theatre

St Patrick’s weekend at The Market Place Theatre in Armagh will see family fun and music with a traditional St Patrick’s Day feel.

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Beyonc� Knowles.

8 inspirational quotes from female role models

It’s time to raise a toast to International Women’s Day. Celebrate female empowerment in all its forms.

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YOUR MONEY: Raiding your pension pot can be very costly

YOUR MONEY: Raiding your pension pot can be very costly

New rules that come in to force next month will restrict the amount of money that can be paid back into pensions for those who have already started taking withdrawals.

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Vet Kerensa Scott. INLT 15-CON

PET CARE: Animal health starts with best nutrition

For any animal, good health starts with nutrition: it is an important part of preventing illness, particularly in light of the rise in obesity among our pets.

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