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Election 2017: Upper Bann could see women dominate

There is an interesting gender split within the main contest in Upper Bann.

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Ferguson asks Upper Bann - are you happy with Stormont?

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

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Jo-Anne Dobson

Dobson praises young people in Waringstown Basement Youth Centre

Young people of the Waringstown Basement Youth Centre have been highly commended by Ulster Unionist candidate for Upper Bann Jo-Anne Dobson.

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Sinn Fein's Nuala Toman at the  launch of Sinn Fein's  Integrity in Government document in the CultSrlann in West Belfast on Monday.
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Challenges of legacy issues on SF manifesto

Sinn Fein is standing up for equality, integrity and respect as well as dealing with the challenges of legacy, says candidate John O’Dowd.

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‘People want to move away from bigotry’

‘People want to move away from bigotry’

People want change, that was the message from SDLP Assembly candidate Dolores Kelly.

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Carla Lockhart

Election funding gap was ‘administrative error’ says Carla

More than £11k of funding for the DUP’s Carla Lockhart election campaign which had been unaccounted for, was an administrative error, said the Upper Bann candidate.

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Alliance candidate Tara Doyle.

‘Public vigilance beats crime’ says Alliance candidate Doyle

The public have been urged to report suspicious activity or crime to the police by Alliance candidate for Upper Bank Tara Doyle.

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Doug Beattie

“Maze not a subject for humour”

Ulster Unionist Upper Bann candidate Doug Beattie has lambasted Sinn Fein’s Gerry Kelly over a ‘tasteless tweet’ about the Maze.

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Registration to vote in Assembly elections closes at 5pm today

Registration to vote in Assembly elections closes at 5pm today

There are only hours left to register to vote in the upcoming Assembly elections.
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Nuala Toman and John O'Dowd.

SF: More social houses needed in Upper Bann

Sinn Fein has called for urgent action on social housing in Upper Bann as figures show those presenting as homeless has spiralled by 5.8%.

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DUP leader Arlene Foster pictured with victims campaigner William Frazer , Michelle Williamson (whose parents were killed in the 1993 Shankill Road bomb) and Pastor Barry Halliday at the victims rally in Carleton Street Orange Hall, Portadown on 8 February 2017. Photograph by Presseye/Stephen Hamilton

Victims’ passionate reception for Arlene

DUP leader Arlene Foster was given a passionate welcome when terror victims from all over Northern Ireland converged on a special audience with her in Portadown.

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Roy Ferguson

‘It’s time to shake things up,’ says TUV candidate

“It’s time to shake things up,” says TUV Upper Bann candidate Roy Ferguson.

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Attorney General John Larkin

Attorney Challenge makes dramatic intervention over RHI scheme

Northern Ireland’s top law officer is considering mounting a challenge to the legality of the entire Renewable Heat Incentive scheme, he revealed today.

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Upper Bann SDLP candidate in the Assembly election, Dolores Kelly pictured with party leader Colm Eastwood at the launch of the SDLP election campaign at Oxford Island Discovery Centre on Monday morning. INLM06-209.

‘Bring back the missing voice of Upper Bann,’ urges SDLP leader

Voters have been urged to ‘bring back the missing voice of Upper Bann’, Dolores Kelly by her SDLP party leader Colum Eastwood.

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William Irwin with DUP leader Arlene Foster

Irwin selected to stand again for Assembly vote

William Irwin has been unanimously selected by the DUP to contest the Assembly election on March 2.

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RHI: “I have nothing to fear,” says Michelle O’Neill

Sinn Fein northern leader Michelle O’Neill said she has ‘nothing to fear’ after revelations that when she was Agriculture Minister workshops were organised for farmers interested in the RHI scheme.

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Jonathan Buckley

Jonathan Buckley to run for DUP in tight Upper Bann election race

The DUP have selected Jonathan Buckley as their second candidate to run for the Assembly election in Upper Bann.

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Alastair Seeley (Gearlink Kawasaki - Kawasaki)

Motorsport Taskforce established, Sports Minister reveals

Sports Minister Paul Givan has announced the establishment of a Motorsport Taskforce.
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POLL - Should Northern Ireland be consulted before Article 50 is triggered?

The Supreme Court ruled that Northern Ireland does not need be consulted before Article 50 is triggered.

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John O'Dowd is running again in Upper Bann

Sinn Fein to run two candidates in hotly contested Upper Bann race

Sinn Fein have announced the names of the two candidates who will run in what is sure to be a hotly contested Assembly race in Upper Bann.

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