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Fined for driving without due care

An 18-year-old man was cleared of dangerous driving last Thursday at Craigavon

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Moped rider had a small amount of cannabis resin ‘for his own use’

Moped rider had a small amount of cannabis resin ‘for his own use’

While police were dealing with a 24-year-old man for traffic offences they discovered he had cannabis in his possession.

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Driver had six no insurance convictions

Driver had six no insurance convictions

A 23-year-old man caught driving without having insurance was given a suspended prison sentence last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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Mary Taggart.

Mary appeals for more child court volunteers

Portadown volunteer Mary Taggart is appealing for others to join the NSPCC’s Young Witness Service, which helps children who have to give evidence in court.

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PSNI welcome jail term for drug dealer

PSNI welcome jail term for drug dealer

Police have welcomed the jail term handed down to a Lurgan man convicted of drug dealing.

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Pacemaker Press 1/7/2014 
Sean McVeigh walks free from Craigavon court on tuesday after the charges against him  with the murder of prison officer David Black have been dropped.


Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Lurgan man to stand trial for attempted murder of a police officer

A Co Armagh man is to stand trial next year accused of trying to kill an off-duty police officer with an under car bomb.

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Police probe into dog cruelty after pup rescued in Lurgan

Woman charged with animal cruelty after puppy rescued by police

A woman, who was arrested after a video claiming to depict animal cruelty offences went viral, has been charged.

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The flat where the body was found

Woman's body may have lain in flat 'for more than two years'

Detectives say a woman whose body was found at a flat in west Belfast on October 6, may have died more than two years ago.
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Police probe into dog cruelty after pup rescued in Lurgan

Police rescue puppy and launch animal cruelty probe

The PSNI has rescued a little puppy and launched an animal cruelty probe.

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Mark Hatton is led off after running on the pitch to Paris Saint-Germain's Kylian Mbappe-Lottin during the UEFA Champions League, Group B match at Celtic Park, Glasgow. Photo: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Celtic fan from Portadown escapes jail after ‘Mbappe kick’

A pitch invader from Portadown who ran on during Celtic’s Champions League game against Paris-Saint Germain has been sentenced.

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Drugs found by PSNI

Arrest after drugs seized in Lurgan

A man has been arrested after bags of drugs were seized in Lurgan.

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Admited skidding in town car park

Admited skidding in town car park

A motorist who performed skidding manoeuvres in a Portadown car park was banned from driving for three months last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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Arrest after Northway incident

A 23-year-old man has been arrested after an incident on Portadown’s Northway last Friday.

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UVF commander turned supergrass Gary Haggarty

UVF suspects won’t face trial after supergrass Haggarty fails credibility test

Evidence provided by paramilitary commander turned supergrass Gary Haggarty has been deemed “insufficient” to secure the prosecution of 13 UVF suspects, the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has said.

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Marcell Seeley

Judge describes a ‘gratuitous and extensive’ attack

A Craigavon man who subjected another man to a “gratuitous and extensive” attack before leaving him to die was told yesterday (Tuesday) that he will spend the next 16 years behind bars before he is considered eligible for release.

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Marcell Seeley

Murder victim Marcell Seeley’s daughter: I never got to say goodbye

Following the 16-year sentence handed to Mark Ward, police released these statements from the daughter and sister of Lurgan murder victim Marcell Seeley.

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Ward given 16 years jail term for murder of Marcell ‘Junior’ Seeley

A Craigavon man has today been ordered to serve 16 years of a life sentence in prison for killing a father-of-four in his own home in Lurgan nearly two years ago.

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Little Ruby was mauled to death by a savage dog

Probe after spate lethal dogs attacks

A probe has been started after a spate of dog attacks during which two pet animals were mauled to death and another badly injured.

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Woman admitted six thefts on the same day

Woman admitted six thefts on the same day

A 37-year-old woman who went on a shoplifting spree in Rushmere was jailed for

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Viewing the progress of the Craigavon Bridge Revitalisation programme are, Lord Mayor, Alderman Gareth Wilson, Richard Griffin, Development Manager, Nigel McIlrath, Corporate Project Officer, Lissa OMalley, Project Manager, John Downey and Viki Bell from Departmentt for Communities and Simon Wells from Transport NI.

Craigavon footbridges to get a £260k makeover

Footbridges across Craigavon are getting a £260k makeover.

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