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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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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 men arrested in Lurgan under Terrorism Act

Two men arrested in Lurgan under Terrorism Act

Detectives from PSNI’s Terrorism Investigation Unit have arrested two men – aged 29 and 48 – in the Lurgan area.

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UPDATE:  Woman's death on shores of Lough Neagh 'not suspicious'

UPDATE: Woman's death on shores of Lough Neagh 'not suspicious'

Police say they are not treating the sudden death of a woman in the Shore Road area of Ballyronan as suspicious at this time.

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Body found on shores of Lough Neagh

Body found on shores of Lough Neagh

An area close to the shores of Lough Neagh has been cordoned off after a body was found this afternoon.

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BREAKING: Wooded area close to Ballyronan Marina cordoned off

BREAKING: Wooded area close to Ballyronan Marina cordoned off

There are reports of police having cordoned off an area close to the Marina in Ballyronan.
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Family dog sends intruder running

A family dog turned hero during an incident in the Mourneview area of Lurgan on Wednesday (February 21).

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Cranny Road, Bleary

Seven crashes in three months on Cranny Rd leads to calls for action

Lack of road gritting has been blamed for a crash on Bleary’s Cranny Road last week - the seventh in the past three months at almost the same spot.

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Appeal into vanishing traffic cones

Police are appealing for information after the theft of 120 traffic cones.
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Waiting times under spotlight

The Emergency Department at Craigavon Hospital saw an extra 301 new patients during December, according to latest figures.

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Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon, Councillor Gareth Wilson and Councillor Declan McAlinden welcome Donna and Stephen Green and son Ryan to Craigavon Civic Centre, to recognise their work for Asthma Awreness, after the death of their eldest son Tiernan last year.

Mayor backs Asthma project after emotional meeting with Green family

It was an emotional meeting between the Green family, whose son Tiernan died last year from an asthma attack, and Lord Mayor of ABC Council Gareth Wilson.

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Man had previously been deported

Having been deported from the UK a 40-year-old man returned to Northern Ireland via Dublin to visit his partner in Portadown where he was found hiding in a wardrobe.

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Drove wrong way around roundabout

After she had been drinking a 22-year-old woman drove the wrong way around a roundabout and ended up crashing into trees, Banbridge Magistrates Court heard last Thursday.

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Ex-publican found guilty of sex offences

A former Portadown publican has been convicted of six counts of indecent assault and a charge of attempted buggery of a young boy, following a retrial in the case.

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Jesse Magee from Portadown in Call the Midwife

Jesse to star in Call the Midwife

Though just 12-years-old, Jesse Magee has already totted up a lengthy acting CV and is set for a leading role in hit TV show Call the Midwife this weekend.

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Councillors ‘at war’ over funds for army charity

Councillors ‘at war’ over funds for army charity

A proposal for Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Council to buy tickets to an Army Benevolent Fund (ABF) charity event has led to a war of words.

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Gunman steals gold necklace from round man’s neck

A two-man gang, one armed with a gun, stole a necklace from around a man’s neck in a burglary on Monday.

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Stefan Green and his father Stephen who are organising a Big T Truck Run in memory of their brother and son Tiernan who passed away last year after suffering an asthma attack

Tiernan’s grieving family plan to raise funds for bereavement charity

Still struggling with grief, the family of Tiernan Green are organising a special charity event to raise funds for a bereavement charity.

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The design for the sculpture of Pvt William McFadzean VC.

Plan to remember VC hero in sculpture

A permanent sculpture to commemorate a Lurgan Victoria Cross winner is being planned for the town.

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Man admitted having Diazepam

Man admitted having Diazepam

A 22-year-old man was sentenced to two weeks in prison last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for a drugs offence.

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