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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.

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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.

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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.
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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!”

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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.

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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.

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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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Council hold inaugural regeneration event

Council hold inaugural regeneration event

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council recently held its inaugural “Sharing Our Potential” regeneration conference at Craigavon Civic and Conference Centre.

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Slideshow: Ploughing ahead at 102nd Mullahead match

The Richardsons estate, outside Portadown, provided the setting for the 102nd annual Mullahead Ploughing Match.

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Concerns over speed at Plantation Road

Concerns over speed at Plantation Road

Measures are needed to stop drivers speeding on Plantation Road, Gilford, particularly in the vicinity of Bleary village.

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Gerard Ratner

Gerald Ratner to speak at Portadown business breakfast

Business man and motivational speaker Gerald Ratner who was formerly chief executive of the major British jewellery company Ratners Group will be one of the key speakers at a breakfast event in Portadown, next week.

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WATCH:‘Sea of yellow’ as one thousand baby chicks found abandoned in field

The RSPCA has launched an investigation after officers were called to a sea of day-old chicks abandoned in a field in Cambridgeshire.

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Mahon Road at its junction with Markethill Road. Image Google Maps.

Resurfacing for Mahon Road

A £120,000 resurfacing scheme for the A27 Mahon Road, Portadown will begin on Monday, February 27.

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Embargoed to 0001 Thursday August 25

File photo dated 17/01/14 of bricks as Britain's chronic brick shortage is ramping up house prices and the situation could be made worse by the Brexit vote, a new report has warned. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday August 25, 2016. See PA story CITY Bricks. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire

House prices in the ABC council area on the rise

House prices in the Armagh Banbridge and Craigavon area have risen steadily by 4.2%, according to the latest statistics.

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Portadown firm failed to pay 143 employees proper wages

Portadown firm failed to pay 143 employees proper wages

A Portadown recruitment agency is among several Northern Ireland business ‘named and shamed’ for failing to pay employees their proper wages.

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Technology

Eight out of 10 feel misled by broadband adverts

The majority of UK consumers find the advertising of broadband speeds to be misleading, according to new research.

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A Nokia 3310.

Nokia to re-launch the 3310

Nokia has announced it will re-launch the world’s most loved mobile phone - the Nokia 3310!

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Jobs fair in Belfast

Major jobs fair bringing jobs opportunities to Belfast

A major jobs fair - hosted by the Department for Communities, in partnership with Belfast City Council - is expected to bring employment opportunities to Belfast

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Belfast International Airport.

Work postponed on main road to Belfast International Airport

Roadworks on a main road used to access Belfast International Airport will not be taking place this weekend.

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