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NI drivers get 10,000 parking fines every month

Nearly 61,000 parking fines have been given to motorists in Northern Ireland this year, according to new government statistics.

Crime
Let’s hear it for the women in our farming community

Let’s hear it for the women in our farming community

Lorna Robinson has won numerous accolades for her farming prowess.

Business

Farming Life Awards: Farm to fork success story for Cloughbane’s Lorna

Lorna Robinson, managing director of Cloughbane Farm Foods Ltd in Pomeroy, Co Tyrone which makes and sells gorgeous stews, pies and quality beef, chicken, lamb and pork, was awarded Woman of Excellence in Agriculture at the Farming Life/Danske Bank Awards last year and continues to fly the flag for women in the agri-food industry.

Business
A traffic warden

Parking attendants kept busy in town

Lurgan is the 14th most ticketed town in the province, according to the latest figures.

News
A traffic warden

Parking tickets issued per TOWN revealed

The number of parking tickets (penalty charge notices) issued in towns around Northern Ireland between January and June has been revealed.
Transport
Vong's Hot Food Bar, Scarva Road, Banbridge. Pic by Google

Takeaway underpaid worker by more than £18k

A Banbridge takeaway has been named and shamed for underpaying a worker by more than £18,000.

News
Craigavon Courthouse

Parents locked in car while son banged on the driver’s window

The parents of a 45-year-old man were locked in a car while their son banged on the driver’s window, Craigavon Magistrates Court heard last Friday.

News
Was found sleeping on sofa in living room

Was found sleeping on sofa in living room

After a bedroom window was found broken in a house a 19-year-old man was discovered asleep on the sofa in the living room.

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Court sign

Veered from one lane to another

A motorist who veered from one lane to another causing another vehicle to brake was fined £75 last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for driving without due care and attention.

News
Power NI MD Stephen McCully

Price hike as Power NI confirms 5.6% increase

Businesses and households across the province are facing higher electricity bills from October 1, as supplier Power NI has announced it is to increase prices by 5.6%.

Business

Nine month driving ban

A 58-year-old woman was convicted in her absence last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court and banned from driving for nine months.

News
Buses vandalised in Craigavon

Buses vandalised in Craigavon

Multiple buses have been vandalised at an Ulsterbus Depot in Craigavon.

Crime
Fr Martin McAlinden

Famous names from Irish music headline charity event in memory of Fr Martin

Famous names from the Irish music scene are to perform at a special concert in memory of the late Fr Martin McAlinden.

News
A1 southbound lane closures this weekend

A1 southbound lane closures this weekend

Motorists are being advised to allow additional time for journeys on the A1 this weekend due to slip road construction works on the southbound carriageway.

Transport
Laboratory technician

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

With teenagers across the land about to find out their A Level results, there’s plenty of cause for concern for pupils as well as parents.

Education
Defendant ‘either drunk as a skunk or suffering hangover’ judge says

Defendant ‘either drunk as a skunk or suffering hangover’ judge says

A three month prison sentence was imposed on a 27-year-old man last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for motoring and drugs offences.

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Bradlee Russell.

Moira mum raising funds for hospital that saved her son’s life

A Moira woman is planning a fundraising night in support of the hospital where doctors saved her son’s life after he was seriously injured in a bike accident last year.

News
Craigavon Courthouse

Punched victim for ‘laughing at him’

A 19-year-old man who punched his victim a number of times on the head thought the injured party had been laughing at him, a court has been told.

News
Thousands of school pupils are awaiting exam results

D-Day for local A-Level students as results out

Tomorrow (Thursday) is D-Day for local A-Level students as the results of this year’s exams are released.

News
Court

Banned on ‘tot-up’ system

On the tot up points system a 21-year-old woman was banned from driving for six months last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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