Travellers advised about Balmoral

Translink and RUAS are encouraging Portadown visitors to the Balmoral Show, which takes place May 10 – 13, to make the smart move by planning their journeys in advance and enjoying special bus and rail travel arrangements including Enterprise services stopping in Lisburn.

A used car outlet

WARNING after local woman LOSES £4000 on fake used car sales website

Trading Standards Service (TSS) has asked people to be vigilant when considering online purchases after a Belfast woman lost money on a fake used car sales website.
The YFCU's new President James Speers

Young farmers must enter debate

The Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster (YFCU) will continue to raise the bar in the context of its stakeholder involvement within the farming and food sectors, according to the organisation’s incoming President James Speers.

Cllr Arnold Hatch

EU is urged to support our young farmers

Proposals by a local Ulster Unionist councillor aimed at attracting more young people into farming have been unanimously adopted by the European Union’s Committee of the Regions.

The average price of property in Northern Ireland is on the increase.

Northern Ireland sees property price growth

The average price of a property in Northern Ireland increased by 0.6 per cent for the final quarter of 2016.

The charger has the potential to overheat.

Xbox chargers recalled due to safety fears

A range of chargers for XBOX ONE Video Game Controllers have been recalled by the manufacturer due to their potential to overheat.

The former Black Cat premises is now for sale

Shut award-winning restaurant up for sale

Ballygawley’s Black Cat Restaurant, which not only produced award winning grub, but also an award winning chef, closed in 2016 and is now listed for sale.

The Freedom Refreshment deal is set to give Tayto a major foothold in the GB vending market

Expansion at Tayto group with multi-million GB deal

Iconic Northern Ireland business Tayto has set its sights on significant expanion into the GB market with the acquisition of Yorkshire-based vending solutions company, Freedom Refreshments Ltd.

Experts believe the pound could rise to �1.20.

Pound to keep RISING against Euro say experts

The Pound will continue to rise against the Euro throughout April, experts predict.

Residents at Stronge Court, Portadown.

Stronge Court celebrates 40 glorious years of fantastic homes

People living at Stronge Court in Portadown, helped celebrate Clanmil Housing’s 40th anniversary with an evening of entertainment.

The two horses which have been given a new lease of life thanks to Craigavon PSNI.

‘Neigh’bourhood policing with a difference as horses find homes

Craigavon police have been doing a spot of ‘neigh’bourhood policing with a difference - finding two abandoned horses new homes.

The Coca-Cola plant at Knockmore Hill, Lisburn. Pic by Google

Investigation launched after discovery of contaminated cans at Coca-Cola plant

Coca-Cola and the PSNI have launched an investigation after a shipment of empty drinks cans at the company’s Lisburn plant were found to have been contaminated.

A horse drawn street car in New York City, 1917. Picture: Brown Brothers

What have the Irish done for us?

What have the Irish ever done for us? Well, the story of one Tandragee man James Austin will go some way to explanining just that.

At Portadown College Fairtrade Fortnight event: Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Councils Deputy Lord Mayor, Councillor Paul Greenfield, Waste and Environmental Manager, Lynsey Daly and Recycling Inspector, Emma Shortt join Heydi Janeth Espino Mairena,
Soppexcca Coffee Cooperative Nicaragua, Melanie Drea and Ricarda Stienhans from Fairtrade Ireland, Hannah McInteggart, SRC Student Activities Officer and students David Coulter, MegCunningham and Dmitrus Foross.

Portadown College students urged to use Fairtrade products

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council’s Environmental Education Team visited Portadown College as part of Fairtrade Fortnight.

Stop sexual harrassment

How to deal with sexual harassment in the workplace

Whether you’ve been physically or verbally assaulted, shrugging sexual harassment off as a bit of banter isn’t the right thing to do — especially when you’re at work.
Michael Corr.

Local entrepreneur urges others to ‘take the plunge’ and Go For It

Successful local entrepreneur urges others “to take the plunge, start a business and Go For It!”


Shelbourne Motors celebrates success at Dealer Excellence Awards

Shelbourne Motors are celebrating another prestigious award win. For the second year running, the local car dealership has walked away with a top prize from the annual UK Renault Dealer Excellence Awards.

A Big Mac meal from McDonald's.

McDonald’s delivery service could be on its way to Northern Ireland

McDonald’s could be about to extend its delivery service to Northern Ireland.

Police search the farm.

Animals found in follow-up search

A number of suspected stolen animals and older bulls that had been inhumanely castrated have been found in a search of a farm outside Armagh.

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Police appeal for information on calves found in seized trailer

Police in Armagh are seeking information in relation to four Friesian bullock calves found in a seized livestock trailer.

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