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Over the limit driver drank ‘three pints’ before driving

A ‘foolish decision’ to drive led to a Portadown man getting a 16 month driving ban last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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Young child not wearing a seat belt

After police saw a 25-year-old man drive through a red light they discovered that a young child in the car was not wearing a restraint.

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Chair of Mid Ulster District Council, Councillor Kim Ashton meets aspiring young model from Cookstown Kate Grant and her mother Deirdre.

Whirlwind two weeks for would-be model

Following a whirlwind two weeks for aspiring model, Kate Grant, Chair of Mid Ulster District Council, Councillor Kim Ashton took time to congratulate her on her success.

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Three men arrested after petrol bomb attack in Lurgan

Three men arrested after petrol bomb attack in Lurgan

Three men have been arrested after a number of petrol bomb attacks on flats in the Taghnevan area of Lurgan.

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Leo Robinson

A gentle man, a family man and a talented footballer Leo Robinson will be sadly missed

Always with a twinkle in his eye, Leo Robinson was rarely without a smile on his face.

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Family and child with Down’s Syndrome the victims of hate crime

Family and child with Down’s Syndrome the victims of hate crime

A child with Down’s Syndrome who is being bullied by her peers and a businessman’s family subjected to abuse are just two of the real-life examples being used to highlight Hate Crime Awareness Week.

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Work is ongoing on installing new kitchens and bathrooms in north Lurgan

Tenants living in ‘unacceptable conditions’ while NIHE replaces kitchens and bathrooms

Families have been left in ‘unacceptable conditions’ while the Housing Executive install new kitchens and bathrooms in north Lurgan, says Sinn Féin.

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Cllr Liam Mackle

Mackle condemns petrol bomb attacks at notorious flats

Sinn Fein has condemned the petrol bombing attacks at a notorious block of flats in Lurgan.

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Twinkles the cat was found caught in a rusty trap.

Cat undergoing treatment after it catches paw in trap

A local animal sanctuary are nursing a cat back to health after it caught its paw in a rusty trap.

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Symbol of law and justice in the empty courtroom, law and justice concept.

Had not read insurance policy ‘in any level of detail’

A driving ban of 48 hours was imposed on a 23-year-old man last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for not having insurance.

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Had bag of cannabis during a night out with his friends

When the drunken shouting of a friend brought police on the scene a 23-year-old man was reported for a drugs offence.

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Vandalised car

Thousands of pounds worth of damage caused to house and car

Thousands of pounds worth of damage have been caused to a house and car in a ‘particularly nasty’ incident, say police.

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The West Belfast 2nd Battalion C Company UDA has a pernicious and pervasive impact on the lower Shankill the court was told

Alleged UDA commander remanded as police probe Shankill battalion

Nearly 30 suspected members of a loyalist paramilitary unit involved in drugs, punishment beatings and loan sharking are under police investigation, a court has heard.

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WATCH: It's official - STORM BRIAN is heading this way!

Met Éireann has elected to name a storm making its way towards Northern Ireland.
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Councillor Kevin Savage highlights fly-tipping. INBL fly-tipping

Sneak fly-tippers dump bathroom

Sneaky fly-tippers have dumped a bathroom, including a radiator and a sink, at the Drumhorc Road in Gilford.

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Southern Health Trust accused of bribing staff to take flu vaccine

The local health trust has been accused of bribing staff to take the flu vaccine.

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Lucy Cloughan, centre back, with club members, back row from left,  Andrew Jelly, secretary, Jamie Cloughan, treasurer, Adrian Cloughan and Andrew Topley, and front row kneeling, David Baily, Wayne Corbett, vice-chairman, and Andrew MacDonald, chairman, as well as staff from the brain injury unit.

Football club thanks for Lucy’s super care

The care given to a Portadown teenager following a fatal car crash has inspired a local football supporters’ club to raise money for the unit which looked after her.

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No excuse for breaches of orders

No excuse for breaches of orders

A community service order was revoked last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court and a 22-year-old man was instead given a two month prison sentence.

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Bumper fell off and hit police vehicle

When police were following a car travelling at over 90mph on the motorway the bumper of the vehicle came off and hit the police vehicle.

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Reacted when he was refused service at bar

Reacted when he was refused service at bar

When he went into a pub where he was barred a man became aggressive when he was refused service.

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