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Travellers advised about Balmoral

Translink and RUAS are encouraging Portadown visitors to the Balmoral Show, which takes place May 10 – 13, to make the smart move by planning their journeys in advance and enjoying special bus and rail travel arrangements including Enterprise services stopping in Lisburn.

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A traffic jam

Police appeal for Road Safety over Easter

Police are this Easter urging road users to take extra care on the roads.

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WATCH: Dramatic moment R-driver has lucky escape at ‘dangerous’ junction

The owner of a local haulage company says a young R-driver is lucky to be alive after a terrifying near miss on a busy road outside Moira.

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Concerns over speed at Plantation Road

Concerns over speed at Plantation Road

Measures are needed to stop drivers speeding on Plantation Road, Gilford, particularly in the vicinity of Bleary village.

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Mahon Road at its junction with Markethill Road. Image Google Maps.

Resurfacing for Mahon Road

A £120,000 resurfacing scheme for the A27 Mahon Road, Portadown will begin on Monday, February 27.

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Translink

Translink prepares for introduction of new £1 coin

The new 12-sided £1 coin is coming into circulation on March 28 - and Translink has been preparing the way by recalibrating cash handling equipment and up-skilling staff.
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Belfast International Airport.

Work postponed on main road to Belfast International Airport

Roadworks on a main road used to access Belfast International Airport will not be taking place this weekend.

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Man killed in crash named

Man killed in crash named

Police have confirmed the identity of a man who died following a road traffic collision in County Armagh on Saturday.

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Blue badge

Minister seeks to 'make life easier' for Blue Badge holders with life-long mobility issues

A review of the renewal process for Blue Badge holders with life-long mobility issues is to be carried out at Stormont in an attempt to "make life easier" for those people.

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New bus shelter for Manor Drive

SDLP say erection of new bus shelter in Taghnevan is welcome

SDLP Councllor Declan McAlinden has welcomed the erection of a bus shelter in the Taghnevan area of Lurgan.

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Application for new 351 space Park and Ride close to Portadown Train Station

Application for new 351 space Park and Ride close to Portadown Train Station

Planning application has been submitted for a new 351 space Park and Ride facility in Portadown.

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Campaign looks to improve safety for cyclists on the roads

Should drivers give way to cyclists when turning left?

Fresh calls have been made for changes to the Highway Code which could improve the safety for cyclists at road junctions.

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Parking

Unionists put brakes on dual currency parking meters

Unionists have put the brakes on plans to explore if parking meters here may accept Euro coins.

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Declan McAlinden. INLM0811-812con

Plans to cut speed limit at Derrymacash

The speed limit through Derrymacash/Ballynery North Road/Ballynacor Lane is to be reduced to 30mph.

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More than 38,000 people have died in road traffic collisions in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland since records began.

38,787 people killed on roads north and south since records began

All those who have died in road traffic collisions will be remembered on the World Day of Remembrance on Sunday 20 November 2016.

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Bus bursts into flames in Lurgan

Seven passengers escaped injury after a bus burst into flames in Lurgan this morning.

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Police at the scene on the Scarva Road in Banbridge after two children were knocked down on Monday afternoon. Pic by Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Hundreds sign petition calling for safety measures on road where schoolgirls were hit by car

Almost 500 people have signed an online petition calling for safety measures to be installed on the Scarva Road, Banbridge.

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Sinn Fein Cllr Liam Mackle with local residents Joanne O'Hagan and Susan Edgars

Call for traffic calming on Old Portadown Road

Cold water has been poured on calls for traffic calming measures on one of Lurgan’s busiest roads, by the department responsible.

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Craigavon Area Hospital. INLM02-110gc

More parking at the hospital

More car parking spaces have been made available closer to the main Craigavon Area Hospital building while work on the new paediatric centre continues.

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The scene of a fatal one vehicle crash just outside Poyntzpass in which a man in his 60s was killed on Wednesday night. INPT46-201.

Man dies in Poyntzpass accident

A man in his 60s, named locally as George Fleming, has died following a collision on the Tannyoky Road in Poyntzpass.

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