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Friendly face of shop for 60 years

Woodhouse Street is a sadder place this week following the death of Mrs Winifred Donaghy.

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Craigavon Courthouse

Fraudster facing prison after ‘almighty fall from grace’

A Portadown man who defrauded three victims of £250,000 has had an “almighty fall from grace” and has “brought shame on himself and his family”, a defence barrister said.

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Energy drinks

Energy drinks 'cause mental health problems and kidney damage'

Children should be banned from buying energy drinks as they can cause high blood pressure, heart problems, obesity and even kidney damage, warns new research.
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Thomas Harvey

Family concerned for Craigavon man, missing for two days

The family of a Craigavon man, who has been missing for two days, have said his disappearance is ‘out of the ordinary’ for him.

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The grave of Margorie McCall in Shankill Graveyard. INLM44-136gc

Comedy about Margorie McCall in Lurgan Town Hall

A comedy about historic figure Margorie McCall by local playwright Raymond Murray is to run in Lurgan Town Hall this week.

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An ambulance

Appeal after man stabbed during early morning assault

Police are appealing for information after a man sustained stab wounds to his abdomen during an assault at a property in the Terraskane Road area of Armagh.

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Five men arrested after burglary in Lurgan

Five men arrested after burglary in Lurgan

Five men have been arrested after a house was broken into in Lurgan.

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Lidl

Lidl recalls bread due to allergy fears

A leading supermarket in Northern Ireland is recalling Connell Bakery Wholesome Seed and Grain Sliced Pan because it contains soya which is not mentioned on the label.
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PSNI

Ram ‘deliberately injured’ in Loughgall

Police have appealed for information after reports that a ram was deliberately injured in the Loughgall area and left for dead.

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Northway, Portadown. Pic by Google

Man seriously injured after falling from bridge

A man has been rushed to hospital by Air Ambulance after falling from a bridge onto the Northway road in Portadown this morning.

Transport
Two men arrested after police seize drugs and ammunition

Two men arrested after police seize drugs and ammunition

Detectives from the PSNI’s Organised Crime Unit have arrested two men following the seizure of an estimated £70,000 worth of suspected drugs in Banbridge last night (Friday, November 17).

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Glenn Irwin on a sombre podium at the Macau Grand Prix with runner-up Peter Hickman (left) and Michael Rutter.

Macau GP: Irwin wins as race marred by fatal crash

Northern Ireland’s Glenn Irwin has claimed his maiden victory in Saturday’s tragedy-hit Macau Grand Prix.
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Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them is a prequel to the original Harry Potter books/films.

Harry Potter fans split over new movie casting

The title and cast of the sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them has officially been revealed by Warner Bros.

Arts
Grieving mum warns over latest scam letter

Grieving mum warns over latest scam letter

A grieving Lurgan mum has hit out after she received a scam letter addressed to her late son - just days before the anniversary of his death.

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Santa

‘Cash for Kids’ appeal

Make a real difference to the lives of local children this Christmas by dropping off an unwrapped gift at one of three Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council facilities.

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Craigavon Courthouse

Probation for former football coach who sent sex messages to boys

A 23-year-old former football coach who sent sexually explicit messages to two young boys he trained has been sentenced to two years on probation.

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Leisure centre closed while fault is fixed

Leisure centre closed while fault is fixed

Craigavon Leisure Centre has closed temporarily while engineers deal with a fault in the fire alarm system.

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Woman ‘devastated’ after home ransacked

There has been a call for increased police patrols in Dollingstown following a burglary there last night (Thursday, November 16).

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Pictured at the announcement of the partnership at NSPCC's Head Office in Belfast is Conor Boyle, Regional Director of Lidl Northern Ireland and Catherine Nuttall, Head of Fundraising at NSPCC Northern Ireland

Lidl Northern Ireland and NSPCC announce new £250,000 partnership

Lidl Northern Ireland has announced a new, two year charity partnership with The NSPCC Northern Ireland.

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Lost job after being remanded in custody for a week

Lost job after being remanded in custody for a week

A 35-year-old man was fined £300 last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for a drugs offence.

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