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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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Legendary Minister celebrates milestone

Legendary First Portadown Presbyterian minister Dr William Craig, who was ordained 70 years ago, had a special visit from Moderator Dr Michael Barry to help him mark the milestone.

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Garden opens

A couple are opening their garden to the public tomorrow (Saturday) and Sunday in aid of the National Trust.

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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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Two vehicle accident on Lurgan street

Two vehicle accident on Lurgan street

On the tot up points system a 33-year-old man was banned from driving for six months last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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Was leaving a friend home

Was leaving a friend home

When he took a car to leave a friend home a 21-year-old man did not realise he wasn’t insured, Craigavon Magistrates Court heard last Wednesday.

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Sexual communication with a child

Sexual communication with a child

A 45-year-old man pleaded guilty to a charge of attempted sexual communication with a child when he appeared last Wednesday at Craigavon Court.

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Fined £300 after police find cannabis grinder in vehicle

Fined £300 after police find cannabis grinder in vehicle

When police searched a car after they noticed a strong smell of cannabis coming from the vehicle they found a grinder containing a green substance.

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Fined £75 for having defective tyre on car

Fined £75 for having defective tyre on car

A £75 fine was imposed on a 31-year-old man last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for having a defective tyre on his car.

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Police noticed smell of cannabis at house

Police noticed smell of cannabis at house

When police called at an address about another matter they noticed a strong smell of cannabis coming from the property.

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Pictured is Jackie Barker, Director of Millennium Court Arts Centre, with some of the banners on display.  Visit www.millenniumcourt.org

Local exhibition celebrating the centenary of the women’s vote

Millennium Court Arts Centre will exhibit a selection of the banners created especially for the Belfast Processions event alongside suffragette items from the museum services dating back to the time of the suffragette movement.

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Win a £100 prize with your summer picture

Summer has truly arrived and as the holiday season is upon us everybody is looking for any excuse to have fun with family and friends.

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Judge bans a ‘young’ Portadown driver (39)

A 39-year-old man was banned from driving for seven days last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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Driving ban for Tandragee woman

Driving ban for Tandragee woman

Janet Bryans, Sinton Park, Tandragee (46) was banned from driving for six months last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for a no insurance offence.

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Barbara Morrison

Tributes paid: Barbara campaigned for fairness for farmers

The steering committee of Farmers for Action has said Co Antrim woman Barbara Morrison, who passed away on July 12th, will be remembered as someone who campaigned for fairness for the farming community across Northern Ireland.

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Missing driver located

Police have thanked the public for their help in tracing a vehicle, of which they had concerns for the driver.

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Police appeal for assault witnesses

Police are trying to locate a man who witnessed an assault on two young females in William Street, Lurgan around 9pm on Sunday, July 1.

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Lord Mayor, Councillor Julie Flaherty launches Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council's latest Go East trade mission with Pat and Peter McKeever from Long Meadow Cider, participants in the hugely successful pilot earlier this year.

Council supports businesses wanting to ‘Go East’

Local businesses throughout the borough interested in exploring new opportunities in the Indian market are encouraged to sign up for Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council’s latest Go East trade mission.

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Caitlin White who died after taking Ecstasy.

Angry response from drugs victim’s family as teenager goes free

There was an angry reaction from the family of a young girl who overdosed on ecstasy tablets after a 19-year-old woman charged following the death was given community service on Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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(L-R) Laura Turley, Kerri Todd, Mel Wiggins MBE, Sarah Lennon and Zoe McCandless. Photo: Kelvin Boyes, PressEye.

Local woman leading Christian Aid skydive

A Portadown woman, along with friends, will reach new heights this September for Christian Aid Ireland.

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