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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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Assembly election: Valentine's Day is voting registration deadline

Wondering what steps you need to take to vote in the forthcoming Assembly election? Look no further.

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RHI applicants total 126 in Craigavon area

RHI applicants total 126 in Craigavon area

A breakdown of applicants to the controversial Renewable Heating Incentive (RHI) shows there were 126 made in the Lurgan, Craigavon and Portadown areas.

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David Trimble

Parties do not want to walk away: Trimble

Former first minister David Trimble has said he is confident that none of the political parties in Northern Ireland will want to walk away permanently from the Assembly following the election on March 2.

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Urgent question for minister on Bannview crisis

Urgent question for minister on Bannview crisis

The withdrawal of the new contractor for Bannview Medical Practice in Portadown is to be raised in an urgent oral question to the Health Minister at Stormont this afternoon (Tuesday).

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Sick mum and daughter

Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

The average mum will fall ill 324 times over their youngster’s childhood with colds and bugs passed on to them by their offspring, a study has found.

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Pregnant eating

Mums who pile on pounds while eating for two ‘don’t harm unborn child’

Eating for two while pregnant doesn't harm the unborn child, according to new research..

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A baby crying

Would you stick needles in your baby to stop it crying?

Acupuncture may stop babies suffering from colic from crying too much, according to new research.

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Admitted stealing from store

A Lurgan man has admitted stealing over £700 worth of items from Debenhams in Rushmere shopping Centre.

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Couple in court after row with attendant

When a Dromara couple parked their car in Rathfriland they ended up in a confrontation with a traffic warden who was told he ‘should not be in this country’.

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Gave police ‘middle finger’ on two occasions

Gave police ‘middle finger’ on two occasions

On two separate occasions in Lurgan a 37-year-old man ‘gave the middle finger’ to police patrols, Craigavon Magistrates Court heard last Wednesday.

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Damian Duffy (42) appears at Lisburn Courts, one of the Six men and one woman who have been charged with a series of terrorist offences, including conspiracy to murder.

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Bail application is 
refused in Duffy case

A 47-year-old man charged with the preparation of terrorist acts had a bail application refused last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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Dolores Kelly to stand in election

Dolores Kelly to stand in election

Former SDLP Deputy Leader and Upper Bann MLA Dolores Kelly is set to stand in the next NI Assembly elections, she has revealed.

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Portadown Health Centre

GP withdraws from taking over Portadown medical practice contract

The GP contractor, who had been confirmed as taking on the troubled Bannview Medical Practice in Portadown, has withdrawn from the contract.

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Admitted stealing perfume at store

Admitted stealing perfume at store

Seaneen Mulvenna, Dingwell Park, Lurgan (19) admitted stealing £66 worth of perfume from Debenhams in Rushmere Shopping Centre on November 18 last year, at last Wednesday’s sitting of Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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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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Car parking charges at Craigavon GP Out of Hours unit branded ‘outrageous’

Car parking charges at the GP Out of Hours Service in Craigavon are ‘outrageous and a tax on the sick’, says UKiP.

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Cllr Declan McAlinden with just some of the many gifts donated to his Christmas Appeal

Appeal sees Christmas gifts donated to SVDP

Christmas presents have been donated to a special appeal by SDLP Cllr Declan McAlinden for the charity St Vincent de Paul.

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