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Three men arrested after petrol bomb attack in Lurgan

Three men have been arrested after a number of petrol bomb attacks on flats in the Taghnevan area of Lurgan.

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Cllr Liam Mackle

Mackle condemns petrol bomb attacks at notorious flats

Sinn Fein has condemned the petrol bombing attacks at a notorious block of flats in Lurgan.

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Vandalised car

Thousands of pounds worth of damage caused to house and car

Thousands of pounds worth of damage have been caused to a house and car in a ‘particularly nasty’ incident, say police.

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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.

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Gang master & Labour Abuse Authority Chief Executive  Paul Broadbent 
 Pic credit GLAA

Apple pickers ‘forced to forage in shop bins’

An illegal gang master who kept Romanian workers in an unheated outbuilding in Lurgan forced them to scavenge for out-of-date food from supermarket bins.

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Moped rider had a small amount of cannabis resin ‘for his own use’

Moped rider had a small amount of cannabis resin ‘for his own use’

While police were dealing with a 24-year-old man for traffic offences they discovered he had cannabis in his possession.

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Driver had six no insurance convictions

Driver had six no insurance convictions

A 23-year-old man caught driving without having insurance was given a suspended prison sentence last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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Mary Taggart.

Mary appeals for more child court volunteers

Portadown volunteer Mary Taggart is appealing for others to join the NSPCC’s Young Witness Service, which helps children who have to give evidence in court.

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PSNI welcome jail term for drug dealer

PSNI welcome jail term for drug dealer

Police have welcomed the jail term handed down to a Lurgan man convicted of drug dealing.

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Sean McVeigh walks free from Craigavon court on tuesday after the charges against him  with the murder of prison officer David Black have been dropped.


Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Lurgan man to stand trial for attempted murder of a police officer

A Co Armagh man is to stand trial next year accused of trying to kill an off-duty police officer with an under car bomb.

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Police probe into dog cruelty after pup rescued in Lurgan

Woman charged with animal cruelty after puppy rescued by police

A woman, who was arrested after a video claiming to depict animal cruelty offences went viral, has been charged.

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The flat where the body was found

Woman's body may have lain in flat 'for more than two years'

Detectives say a woman whose body was found at a flat in west Belfast on October 6, may have died more than two years ago.
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Police probe into dog cruelty after pup rescued in Lurgan

Police rescue puppy and launch animal cruelty probe

The PSNI has rescued a little puppy and launched an animal cruelty probe.

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Mark Hatton is led off after running on the pitch to Paris Saint-Germain's Kylian Mbappe-Lottin during the UEFA Champions League, Group B match at Celtic Park, Glasgow. Photo: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Celtic fan from Portadown escapes jail after ‘Mbappe kick’

A pitch invader from Portadown who ran on during Celtic’s Champions League game against Paris-Saint Germain has been sentenced.

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Drugs found by PSNI

Arrest after drugs seized in Lurgan

A man has been arrested after bags of drugs were seized in Lurgan.

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Admited skidding in town car park

Admited skidding in town car park

A motorist who performed skidding manoeuvres in a Portadown car park was banned from driving for three months last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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PSNI

Arrest after Northway incident

A 23-year-old man has been arrested after an incident on Portadown’s Northway last Friday.

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UVF commander turned supergrass Gary Haggarty

UVF suspects won’t face trial after supergrass Haggarty fails credibility test

Evidence provided by paramilitary commander turned supergrass Gary Haggarty has been deemed “insufficient” to secure the prosecution of 13 UVF suspects, the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has said.

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Marcell Seeley

Judge describes a ‘gratuitous and extensive’ attack

A Craigavon man who subjected another man to a “gratuitous and extensive” attack before leaving him to die was told yesterday (Tuesday) that he will spend the next 16 years behind bars before he is considered eligible for release.

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Marcell Seeley

Murder victim Marcell Seeley’s daughter: I never got to say goodbye

Following the 16-year sentence handed to Mark Ward, police released these statements from the daughter and sister of Lurgan murder victim Marcell Seeley.

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