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Markethill man Phillip joined Enable NI and never looked back

Markethill man Phillip Menary (20) joined the Enable NI, a Big Lottery funded project ‘We Are Incredable,’ in September and has never looked back.

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A digital Youth Programme was held at Portadown College this week organised by Young Enterprise. Pictured at the event are from left, Jack Wilson, Victoria Greenaway, Cathy Morrison, Young Enterprise, Ellie Thornton, Stuart Nelson, ICT teacher, Mia Proctor and Daniel Mullane.INPT12-224.

New Digital Youth scheme set to encourage online enterprise

A new programme launched by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council aims to equip young people with digital skills for future job success.

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Top 20 books you claim to have read (but probably haven't)

Four in ten of us claim to have read a book they've never picked up in order to appear more cultured in front of friends.

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Richard Shannon Gold winner in Joinery and Skillbuild NI Overall Young Apprentice of the Year 2017 with Sarah Travers

Skillbuild contest in Portadown

Over 75 local construction apprentices gathered their tools to compete against each other in the annual Skillbuild NI National Finals held in Southern Regional College, Portadown recently.

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SERC has launched a brand new range of after-school foreign language classes giving primary school children aged 5-11 the opportunity to learn French, Italian and Spanish at their Lisburn and Bangor campus.

After-school language SERC classes

South Eastern Regional College (SERC) launched a brand new range of after-school foreign language classes giving primary school children aged 5-11 the opportunity to learn French, Italian and Spanish at their Lisburn campus.

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Parking problems at Millington Primary School

Dangerous parking ‘putting pupils at risk’

A parent at Millington Primary has urged drivers doing school pick-ups there to think about where they are parking, as youngster’s lives are being put at risk.

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Christy Benny from St. Catherines College with her family and representatives of the Soroptomists International.

St Catherine’s student talks it out in public speaking contest

Christy Benny, a St Catherine’s College student in Armagh, was a finalist in the Soroptimists International 35th Annual Youth Public Speaking Competition, in Hillsborough recently.

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Site plan for proposed new Southern Regional College campus in Craigavon

College meets eco-groups over controversial £30m new build at Craigavon Park

The Southern Regional College has met eco-groups in a bid to quell fears over its controversial plans to build a new complex in Craigavon.

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'Help us keep kids safe online' appeal Northern Ireland teachers

Local teachers have backed police calls for parents to talk to their children about staying safe online.
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Rise in cost of school meals ‘unacceptable’ says SDLP

Rise in cost of school meals ‘unacceptable’ says SDLP

News that school meals are set to rise by 30 pence a day has been described as ‘unacceptable’.

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Proposal to introduce school bus fares is slammed

Proposals to introduce fees for school transport has been slammed by the SDLP and the union Unite.

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Final call for entries: NI Primary School Road Safety Quiz which was launched by Department for Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard and Megan McKeown. They are joined by Joan Kinnaird from event organisers Road Safe NI and Jonathan McKeown from sponsors CRASH Services.

School children urged to enter Road Safety Quiz

Primary Schools across the ABC Council area are being urged to enter their local heat of the Northern Ireland Road Safety Quiz.

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Pictured are Liz Canning (BookTrust NI Manager), Polly Poppet and Alicia Clarke (SONI), along with children who attended the local event.

2,000 free books for babies

BookTrust’s flagship programme, Bookstart Baby, is giving out free books to Sure Start families in the Armagh and Dungannon areas.

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A little genius

Five ways to make your child a creative genius

Congratulations! Your child is already a creative genius by virtue of being human. Humans are far more creative than any other species.

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‘Issues over new school build will be addressed’

Issues over plans for a new school at Lismore will be looked into, principal Fiona Kane has vowed.

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Four players on the Northern Ireland five-a-side futsal team panel (from left: Ernestas Verenka, Gerson Rosario, Coach Darius Dielininikaltis, Michael OHehir and Jasir Camara) were spotted and selected to attend trials for the NI team while taking part in the councils Community Champions League Programme.

Community event set for kick-off

Registration is now open for the next five-a- side Community Champions League, which kicks off on Sunday 15 January at 12 noon in Portadown People’s Park.

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Plans for St Ronan’s College campus revealed

Plans for St Ronan’s College campus revealed

Plans for a new building for St Ronan’s College in Lurgan have been put on display on the school’s website.

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Almac employees Laura McGee, Robert Elliott and Alison Quinn were are among the first students to graduate from a new MSc Pharmaceutical Analysis degree at Queens University. They were supported by Almac, which has contributed vital input to the course to encourage students to continue studying science, in particular chemistry.

Alison masters science degree backed by Almac

A Lurgan woman has mastered an intense chemistry degree backed by her firm Almac.

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Festive fun for everyone at Derryhale PS Christmas concert

Pupils in Year 1 - 3 of Derryhale Primary School recently took to the stage for their annual Christmas concert.

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TRW Automotive Aftermarket pay a visit to local College

TRW Automotive Aftermarket pay a visit to local College

Southern Regional College Motor Vehicle Students from Portadown Campus recently had a visit from TRW Automotive Aftermarket.

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