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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.


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.

It's best just to hang up if you're unsure who is calling you.

‘Can you hear me?’ – Northern Ireland people warned to hang up on new phone scam

People in Northern Ireland are being warned of a new telephone scam which is currently sweeping the United States and is set to hit the UK.

Money found in Church Street still unclaimed

Money found in Church Street still unclaimed

Anyone who may have lost a sum of money in the vicinity of Church Street, Portadown, on the morning of December 5 last year is being asked to contact police.

Storm Doris hit the province and brought down a number of trees and disrupted local power supplies.
Photograph by Presseye/Stephen Hamilton

Storm Doris hits power supplies

Storm Doris has brought widespread disruption to power supplies across the province.

A large tree has completely blocked the road between Banbridge and Gilford from approximately 7am. 

Picture: Philip Magowan / PressEye

Delays as fallen trees block roads

There have been reports of widespread traffic disruption and fallen trees this morning (Thursday) after Storm Doris hit last night.

Storm Doris has been reclassified by the Met Office.

Storm Doris now a WEATHER BOMB

Storm Doris has been reclassified as a ‘weather bomb’ by the Met Office.

First Trust branches to close in summer

First Trust branches to close in summer

Three local branches of the First Trust Bank are to close in the summer, in a move criticised by an MLA from one of the affected areas.

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for ice right across Northern Ireland.

Met Office issues severe weather warning for ice

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning about ice right across Northern Ireland.

Ballot box

Ferguson asks Upper Bann - are you happy with Stormont?

TUV Upper Bann candidate Roy Ferguson has asked constituents are they happy with Stormont.

The five people appeared at Craigavon Magistrates Court

Co Armagh ‘crime boss’ charged over arson attacks and drugs

A man charged with encouraging arson with intent was the head of a highly organised and violent crime ring, a detective said.

Scales of justice.

Drunk Craigavon teenager made hoax bomb call

A “silly teenager” who laughed when police questioned her about a “prank” bomb hoax has been ordered to complete 220 hours of community service.


Van fire on Dungannon bound roundabout of M12 cleared

The van that went on fire on the Dungannon roundabout of the M12 has now been cleared to the hard shoulder say police.
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Ellen Mooney winner in the 14-17 yrs special category  from Portadown Credit Union,Armagh with Marty Whelan and ILCU President Brian McCrory  in Croke Park. Pic by Maxwell Photography

Portadown girl is tops in popular Credit Union art competition

A teenage girl, Ellen Mooney from Portadown, has won an art contest run by the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU).

Woman discharged from hospital after Northway crash

Woman discharged from hospital after Northway crash

A woman taken to Craigavon Hospital after a crash last night (Tuesday) on the Northway was discharged the same night, a spokesperson for the Southern Trust has said.

Battling a winter storm

Storm Doris to bring 80mph winds and heavy rain

The UK is set to shiver and get soaked, as Storm Doris hits the country on Thursday.
Boxcar Brian

Countdown is on for annual show

The Birches Vintage Club would like to thank everyone who has purchased tickets for their annual supper dance which will take place on Saturday March 4 at 8pm, in the Seagoe Hotel, Portadown.

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Police issue photo of where gun casings fell after automatic gunfire was sprayed at a house in Carrigart Cresent, Lurgan. One man, Ty Mcguire, was critically injured in the attack

Police photo shows gunshot casings sprayed across street after murder attempt

Police have issued a photo of the gunshot casings covering a Lurgan street after a man was critically injured.

The old Bank of England paper �5 notes will cease to be legal tender in May.

Here’s how long you have to spend your paper £5 notes

Time is running out for people looking to spend their paper Bank of England £5 notes.

Curtain to go up on Portadown festival

Curtain to go up on Portadown festival

Tuesday March 7 sees the curtain go up on the 81st Portadown Drama Festival in Portadown Town Hall Theatre at 8pm.

Theatre and Comedy
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