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IN PICTURES: A selection of photos from our archive

Take a look back at the good old days with our selection of photographs from the paper’s archive.

Lifestyle

IN PICTURES: A selection of photos from our archive

Take a look back at the good old days with our selection of photographs from the paper’s archive.

Lifestyle
All the Kings Men Presentation

Offaly history explored in Orchard County

The small County Armagh Village that saw the birth of Orangeism over 200 years ago is perhaps an unexpected venue for insights into Offaly history, but that is indeed what happened recently.

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Ethna McNamee, Invest NI; Barney Toal, Innovation NI; Deputy Lord Mayor Councillor Sam Nicholson; Strategic Director of Place, Olga Murtagh; guest speaker Clive Latimer Trailertek; Chair of Economic Development and Regeneration Committee Councillor Joe Nelson; and guest speaker Helen Troughton Armagh Cider Company at the BEP launch.

Ambitious programme has helped create over 100 jobs

The latest phase of a cutting-edge business programme designed to support and grow local micro and small sized enterprises, was recently launched by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council.

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Dr Damian Gormley and Dr Andrew Murdock Chief Clinical Information Officers for the Southern Trust with Assistant Director of Informatics, Siobhan Hanna.

‘Improving the way we do things’: Trust

The Southern Trust has appointed two senior doctors to help transform health and social care services through the use of technology.

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IN PICTURES: A selection of photos from our archive

Take a look back at the good old days with our selection of photographs from the paper’s archive.

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Eric is getting warmed up for the Dogs Trust Ballymena Family Fun Day.'Dogs and their human companions are being invited to attend the popular annual event being held this year on Saturday, June 9.

You’d be barking mad to miss Doggy Fun Day

Dogs and their human companions are being invited to Dogs Trust Ballymena’s Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 9.

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Ken Anderson, Technical Services Analyst at Novosco launches Cloud Camp with Claire Orr, left, a Research Associate in Computer Science at Ulster University and Dr Nicola Ayre, right, Ulster University School of Computing Associate Head of School.

Chance to be part of IT summer camp

Portadown’s IT engineers of the future have the chance to develop their skills by taking part in an innovative IT summer camp organised by one of Northern Ireland’s leading IT businesses, Novosco, in partnership with Ulster University.

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Martin Stevenson from Craigavon Area Foodbank, Asda Portadown customer Rebecca Brown, Asda Portadown Community Champion, Elaine Livingstone, and Asda Portadown Deputy Store Manager, Stephen Cox.

Asda’s Fight Hunger Create Change programme is launched

A supermarket in Portadown has teamed up with Craigavon Area Foodbank to collect food for local people facing hunger.

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The five-star Solis Lough Eske Castle Hotel and Spa.

Lough Eske Castle: A tranquil haven for rest and relaxation

I’ve been fortunate enough to have stayed in some of the top-rated hotels around Ireland and further afield, but the experience hasn’t always been what I’d hoped.

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IN PICTURES: A selection of photos from our archive

Take a look back at the good old days with our selection of photographs from the paper’s archive.

Lifestyle
All the primary school teams taking part in the tournament.

Mini Rugby Festival wins big with our primary school teams

Poyntzpass Primary School, Armstrong Primary School, Bocombra Primary School, Millington Primary School, and Kingsmill Primary School from County Armagh were among the 32 primary school teams who attended Kingspan Stadium earlier this month for the Maxol Primary School Mini Rugby Festival.

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IN PICTURES: A selection of photos from our archive

Take a look back at the good old days with our selection of photographs from the paper’s archive.

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The Lord Mayor of Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon, Alderman Gareth Wilson swinging into the official opening of Brownstown Play Park with Heidi Curran and Callum Thompson from Millington Primary School.Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia

Three new play parks launched in Portadown

Three brand new play parks were officially opened across Portadown this week – and around 50 local school children were lucky enough to come along to the openings and play on the new equipment!

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The Brandy Thieves.

Home gig for Brandy Thieves’ Cain

Local lovers of live music are in for a treat this June as popular Leicester band The Brandy Thieves return to Laurelvale Cricket Club after their 2016 sell out performance.

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Programme Director Joanne Jennings pictured with Carla Lockhart MLA and Dolores Kelly MLA.

Portadown women urged to write the Next Chapter

Future success in public and political life and continued peace for the region relies on the increased involvement of women - that was the message from Joanne Jennings from The Next Chapter, a programme which aims to support women in taking their first steps into public life.

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IN PICTURES: Take a look through the Portadown Times archive

Take a look back at the good old days with our selection of photographs from the paper’s archive.

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Charlotte Senior, Farm Africa Corporate Partnerships Manager, Penny Ruszczynski, Farm Africa Head of Corporate Partnerships and Moy Park Chief Executive Janet McCollum.

Moy Park employees raise £150,000 for Farm Africa

As part of Responsible Business Week, Moy Park has announced that a total of over £150,000 has been raised for charity partner Farm Africa.

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Denise McNally  Asst. Area Manager, Colm McDaid, Chief Executive, Supporting Communities. Comghal McQuillan, South Regional Manager. Bernie Burns, Drumellan Community Association. John McCartan, Area Manager.

Fond farewell to Bernie after 40 years of service

The Housing Executive took the opportunity to acknowledge Bernie Burn’s service to the community by hosting an event to mark her retirement and to wish her well for the future.

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The Almac Choir from Craigavon.

Almac’s finely tuned choir go all the way to the final

Almac’s choir is the only workplace group from Northern Ireland which has been selected to compete in the final of Ireland’s Workplace Choir of the Year this weekend.

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