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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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The 'Plaza' area in Church Place. INLM2611-512gc

Lurgan set to rock to new music festival

Lurgan is set to rock to a new music festival, backed by fresh investment.

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Barry McCafferty from Portadown is one of the eight Princes Trust Get into Retail graduates who were offered permanent positions at Asda. Also pictured is Carolanne Rodgers, Asda Academy Training Manager

Jobs at Asda for Prince’s Trust Graduates

Barry McCafferty from Portadown is one of eight young people who recently completed Asda NI’s ‘Get into Retail’ programme in partnership with The Prince’s Trust and were offered permanent positions with the supermarket.

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Scott Lilburn and his brother are washing and packing potatoes in Craigavon, Co Armagh

UTV’s Rare Breed farmers beat Eastenders in ratings war

The return of Rare Breed to UTV was the most watched programme in Northern Ireland at 8pm last night.

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Some Doritos lightly salted crisps could be harmful to people with an intolerance or allergy to wheat/gluten or soya.

Health risk forces Doritos to recall crisps

The owners of popular crisp brand. Doritos, is recalling some products after it was revealed they could pose a health risk.

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Lurgan Train Station.

Plans for station are welcomed

A Department of Infrastructure and Translink plan to potentially redevelop and improve facilities at Lurgan Railway Station have been welcomed.

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Money

Five really easy ways to end up with more money in 2017

January may be a tight month, but it is also one where you can take a few simple steps to have a better financial start to the year.

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Beauty tips

Five gadgets to modernize your beauty routine

The future of beauty is here.
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Comedian Dara O'Briain with Bassetts managing director Alan Wright

Bassetts beats stiff competition to win top award

A Portadown-based firm has scooped a major award fending off competition across the whole of the UK.

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Sheep similar to these were stolen from farmer Paul Magowan

Farmer’s relief after sheep stolen on Christmas Day are returned

A Hilltown farmer who had 24 sheep stolen on Christmas morning has spoken of his relief after 20 of the ewes were mysteriously returned two days later.

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Trying to get off to sleep

Parents turn to tech for extra 1hour 30 mins sleep per night

Parents across the UK are damaging their children’s sleep patterns by relying on technology to get them off to sleep, a new report has found.

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New bus shelter for Manor Drive

SDLP say erection of new bus shelter in Taghnevan is welcome

SDLP Councllor Declan McAlinden has welcomed the erection of a bus shelter in the Taghnevan area of Lurgan.

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turkeys

How your Christmas turkey arrives already stuffed – with antibiotics

You may consider the turkey to be a traditional part of your Christmas celebrations. But however you cook it, something about this festive bird is changing – it’s getting fatter.

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Ten jobs are created as new Outlet store opens

Ten jobs are created as new Outlet store opens

Leading fashion brand, Bench has opened a new pop-up store at The OUTLET in Banbridge, creating 10 new jobs.

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These products are being recalled by Lidl.

Paint thinner chemical found in Lidl gravy

Unsafe levels of a paint thinner chemical have been found in gravy granules sold at Lidl, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has revealed.

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Eating trendy shoots or microgreens favoured by celebrity chefs such as Raymond Blanc and Heston Blumenthal can help prevent heart disease, according to new research.

Trendy red cabbage good for the heart

Eating trendy shoots or microgreens favoured by celebrity chefs such as Raymond Blanc and Heston Blumenthal can help prevent heart disease, according to new research.

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Some of Dee's designs with some very fancy silverware

Former plumber from Ardboe now dresses UFC champ Conor McGregor’s entourage!

A former plumber from Ardboe who started his high-end fashion business when off work injured, now dresses Conor McGregor’s entourage.

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Arlene Foster and Jonathan Bell

Foster: Bell has crossed the line with DUP

Arlene Foster has defended her credibility in the wake of the renewable heat scandal, and said that senior colleague Jonathan Bell has “stepped outside” the party’s boundaries by giving an interview on the subject.

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Out shopping

UK shoppers set to spend £20.6 Bn on Christmas food and groceries

UK shoppers are set to spend a bumper £20.6 billion on food and groceries this Christmas, according to figures released today.

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The DUP's Jonathan Bell

Top DUP man breaks ranks over renewable heat scandal

A senior member of the DUP has spoken out over the handling of the botched and costly Renewable Heat Incentive scheme (RHI) – and has indicated that his political career could now be at an end as a result.

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