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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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Winifred (Winnie) Donaghy

Friendly face of shop for 60 years

Woodhouse Street is a sadder place this week following the death of Mrs Winifred Donaghy.

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Weather warning for ice across Northern Ireland

Weather warning for ice across Northern Ireland

The Met Office has issued a Yellow Weather Warning for ice across much of Northern Ireland and Scotland.

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Grand Master Edward Stevenson (left) and Kilcluney Worshipful Master Bryan Hunter at the opening of the new Orange hall in Markethill

Lodge in move to new bespoke hall

An Orange hall and major community hub officially opened in Markethill at the weekend.

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Monsignor Aidan Hamill

Priest resigns after ‘historic complaint’ probe

A top Lurgan priest has resigned from senior roles in the Diocese of Dromore after a probe into an ‘historic complaint’.

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Koulla Yiasouma, Northern Ireland Childrens Commissioner.

Steady increase in young people seeking mental health support

There has been a steady increase in the number of children and young people being referred for specialist mental health support in the Southern Trust area in the last three years.

Health
Some readers are accusing Amazon of 'ruining Christmas'.

Amazon accused of ‘ruining Christmas’ over lack of packaging

Amazon is facing a backlash over its lack of packaging on a number of deliveries in the build up to Christmas.

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Councillors Darryn Causby and Margaret Tinsley with members of the BB Old Boys, Robert Love, secretary, right, and Nigel Adamson, chairman.

Delight as Killicomaine to get new changing rooms worth £100,000

Changing facilities at the council-owned Killicomaine football pitch are to be replaced at a cost of £100,000.

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Lost purse

Have you lost this purse?

Police have posted a photo of a purse that someone has found in Portadown

Crime

WATCH | Motorist narrowly avoids head-on collision with car

Erratic driving captured on a dashcam outside Newry has been viewed 65,000 times on social media.
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SF Cllr Fergal Lennon at Lismore Road, Craigavon

SF call for urgent repairs to a busy Craigavon road in interests of safety

Calls for urgent repairs and resurfacing at one Craigavon road have been made by Sinn Fein ‘in the interests of safety’.

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Historic lecture on events of 1917

Historic lecture on events of 1917

A talk on ‘Significant Events in Ireland and on the World Stage in 1917’ by Dr Cathal McManus hosted by the Community Outreach Group is at 7.30pm tonight (Wednesday).

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Liam McEvoy with Pamela Ballantine

Top award for Liam and the Lean Supper Club

A Lurgan chef has proved a cut above the competition after taking a top award in the prestigious Butchery Excellence Awards.

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The Met Office issued the weather warning on Thursday morning.

Yellow warning of ice issued for Northern Ireland

The Met Office has issued a yellow status weather warning of ice for most of Northern Ireland.

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BT Call Centre. INPT46-235.

‘Pay phone staff fair wage’

A day of action is due to take place outside the BT Call Centre in Portadown today (Thursday) to protest against the gap between salaries for BT staff and agency workers.

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Linear River near Ardowen has flooded

Flooding causes traffic concerns

Several roads across Craigavon have suffered flooding leading to concern for drivers.

Environment

VIDEO: Motorist ignores red light and narrowly avoids head on collision with van

People in Northern Ireland have reacted angrily to a video that shows a motorist ignoring a red light and narrowly avoiding a head on collision with a van.
Transport
Fake barrister jailed on fraud charges

Fake barrister jailed on fraud charges

A Banbridge man who admitted posing as a barrister to defraud a woman seeking legal advice after the death of her mother was handed a 16-month sentence after appearing in court today (Wednesday).

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