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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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Pictured at the launch event at the Navan Centre and Fort are Aubrey Irwin, Head of NI at Tourism Ireland, Cllr Colin McCusker, Chair of Regeneration and Economic Development Committee, Roger Wilson, CEO (both ABC Council) and John McGrillen, Chief Executive, Tourism NI. Pic by Philip Magowan

Council unveils five-year plan for tourism growth

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council has unveiled ambitious plans to bolster its standing as a heritage and cultural international tourism destination over the next five years.

Business
Police called to reports of fighting on Garvaghy Road

Police called to reports of fighting on Garvaghy Road

Police are investigating reports of public disorder in the Garvaghy Road area of Portadown on Saturday evening (April 29).

Crime
Police issue warning to users of park & ride

Police issue warning to users of park & ride

Lisburn Police are asking motorists who use the park and ride facility at Sprucefield to avoid leaving valuable items in their vehicles.

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Sinn F�in MLA John O Dowd.

‘Designated special status within EU achievable’ - O’Dowd

Sinn Féin has “laid out a clear path to secure designated special status for the north within the EU”, the party’s local MLA John O’Dowd has said.

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Went back to sleep when asked to get out of car

Went back to sleep when asked to get out of car

When he was sitting drunk in the front seat of a car a 21-year-old man refused to get out for police and went back to sleep.

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Car impounded by PSNI

Arrest during operation into cold callers and rogue traders

Police have arrested a man during an operation into cold calling and rogue trading in the Craigavon area.

Crime
Police urged to tackle ‘litany of crimes’ plaguing housing estate

Police urged to tackle ‘litany of crimes’ plaguing housing estate

Police have been urged to do more to tackle a ‘litany of crimes’ plaguing a housing estate in Dungannon, amid fears that further violence will be perpetrated against residents.

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Craigavon Senior High School.

Upper Bann and Armagh schools named in education report

Five schools in the Upper Bann and Armagh area have been named in a report into the future of education published today.

Education
The new Moira Presbyterian Church officially opened and dedicated by the Rt Rev Dr Frank Sellar (Moderator of the General Assembly) in April. It comes as those involved in the church are being encouraged to enrol in a suicide awareness programme (Photo by Sam Smyth).

Church workers urged to take part in suicide awareness training

Clergy and those who work for churches across Northern Ireland are being encouraged to take part in specially tailored suicide awareness training.

Health
Stock classroom image. Dozens of schools with 'sustainability issues' have been identified by the Education Authority in their 2017/18 action plan

IN FULL: Schools at risk of closure across Northern Ireland

Dozens of schools across Northern Ireland are facing ‘sustainability issues’ and may be in line for closure or amalgamation with other schools, according to a new action plan published by the Education Authority (EA).

Education
Victor Gates

Former builder respected for honour and decency

A man who co-founded a successful Portadown building firm has died at the age of 89.

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Court

Driving ban for speed offence

A 37-year-old woman was banned from driving for six months last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for a speeding offence.

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Samuel Brayshay with a nerf gun at Lagan Valley Airsoft Club.

Real life ‘Call of Duty’ as Samuel changes gear in his business

After spending 19 years driving taxis, local man Samuel Brayshay has branched into a new career - running one of Northern Ireland’s newest airsoft sites.

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Scales of justice

Defendant in an ‘ongoing feud’

A £300 fine was imposed on a 27-year-old man last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for disorderly behaviour on September 27 last year.

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Some protestors outside a packed board meeting of the Southern Health and Social Care Board at Craigavon Hospital today

Health summit to be held into crisis at Daisy Hill

A summit is to be held into the future of Newry’s Daisy Hill Hospital Emergency Department, health chiefs announced today.

Health
Captain Doug Beattie, at a recent rally in support of veterans in Belfast city centre

Killing of Loughgall IRA men ‘saved innocent lives’ says Beattie

The IRA men killed in the attack on Loughgall police station in 1987 were murderers not martyrs, MLA Doug Beattie has said.

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McDonald's

McDonald’s plans to roll out new home delivery service in Northern Ireland

Hold onto your hats fast food lovers - you will soon to be able to have your Big Mac and McFlurry delivered straight to your front door.
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Editorial image.

Men brawl in front of school children

Police are probing an afternoon brawl between two men which was witnessed by school children.

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