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Sinn Fein call for path extension

After complaints from pedestrians Sinn Fein has called for the path adjacent to Drumbeg and Meadowbrook to be extended.

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Hundreds gathered to protest at developments at Craigavon City Park outside Craigavon Civic Centre

Politicians lambasted for failing to acknowledge Craigavon City Park protestors

Hundreds of protestors gathered outside Craigavon Civic Centre last night to air their opposition to developing the local City Park.

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SF Cllr Fergal Lennon at Lismore Road, Craigavon

SF call for urgent repairs to a busy Craigavon road in interests of safety

Calls for urgent repairs and resurfacing at one Craigavon road have been made by Sinn Fein ‘in the interests of safety’.

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Linear River near Ardowen has flooded

Flooding causes traffic concerns

Several roads across Craigavon have suffered flooding leading to concern for drivers.

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MLA Carla Lockhart at Carrick Drive Lurgan

Problem river set to be ‘piped’

After years of suffering repeated flooding, a Lurgan housing development is to get relief as NI Water plan to ‘pipe’ the nearby river.

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Craigavon City Park

Craigavon City Park development protest planned

A protest is to be held at the Civic Centre at plans to build on Craigavon City Park.

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Cllr Mark Baxter at the play park in Donaghcloney

Welcome for progress on play parks

News that 17 play parks across the borough are to be replaced has been welcomed by the DUP.

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Craigavon City park

Park supporters plan protest after scooping top award

Craigavon City Park lobbyists are planning a protest outside the local council offices after they won Best Park in NI.

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Councillor Kevin Savage highlights fly-tipping. INBL fly-tipping

Sneak fly-tippers dump bathroom

Sneaky fly-tippers have dumped a bathroom, including a radiator and a sink, at the Drumhorc Road in Gilford.

Crime
Charlestown

Villagers celebrate as Charlestown scoops award

It’s been another ‘blooming’ good year for Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough with two villages scooping a first and second place in the prestigious annual Translink Ulster in Bloom competition.

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Category C Best black and white picture. 2nd prize - Western lowland gorilla by Fiona Beattie

Belfast Zoo exposes winners of 34th annual photography competition!

The winners of Belfast Zoo’s annual photographic competition have now been selected.

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Armagh City Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council logo

More than 1200 warning letters issued over dogs in just three months

More than 1278 warning letters about dogs have been issued by Armagh Banbridge and Craigavon Council in just three months - vastly overshadowing any other council in Northern Ireland.

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VIDEO: Endangered wildlife being sold over social media warn animal rescuers

Wildlife police have highlighted the growing use of social media such as Facebook to sell endangered animals as they seized nine critically rare slow lorises from cyber-smugglers.

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Kiln Lane humps welcomed

Kiln Lane humps welcomed

New traffic calming measures at a notorious Lurgan ‘rat run’ have been welcomed by the SDLP.

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Ross Marsden, James McConville and Jessica Canavan from St Francis Primary School Lurgan along with Richard Rogers from the Alpha Programme plan ahead with �22,100 from the programme. The funding will create will create growing space and include a polytunnel, raised beds, fencing, paving and an outdoor classroom area.

Almost £50k funding for local eco-projects

Almost £50k has been awarded to two Lurgan-based projects at St Francis’ Primary School and Bleary Farmers’ Hall Management Committee.

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Kiln Lane.

Work to start on speed humps for notorious Lurgan ‘rat run’

A small Lurgan back road which had become a ‘rat run’ is to have traffic calming features installed.

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File photo dated 02/10/2007 of Tesco carrier bags in a shopping trolley. Photo credit: Ali Waggie/PA Wire

Tesco to scrap 5p plastic bags in favour of 10p bags for life

From the end of August single use plastic bags will no longer be available in Tesco stores in Northern Ireland.

Business

Stream of blood and gore causes horrendous stench

A probe has been launched after a stream of blood drenched a Lurgan road yesterday causing an horrendous stench.

Environment

Woman describes cars sliding in blood in Lurgan

A woman has described how cars were slipping and sliding over a stream of blood and gore in Lurgan yesterday.

Environment
Dullest and wettest June for five years, warmer than usual

Dullest and wettest June for five years, warmer than usual

The Armagh Observatory has reported that June 2017 was dull, wet and warmer than average.

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