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UUP select Beattie and Dobson for one of tightest Assembly races

The Ulster Unionists have selected sitting MLAs Doug Beattie and Jo-Anne Dobson as their candidates for the Assembly election in Upper Bann.

Anita Downey

Man due in court charged with Lurgan woman’s murder

Detectives investigating the death of 51-year-old Anita Downey in Lurgan on Friday have charged a man with murder.

Handcuffed child

15-year-old arrested after assaults on police at Meadow Lane shopping centre

A 15-year-old boy was arrested last night for alleged disorderly behaviour and three assaults on police in Portadown.

Money has been found in Dungannon

Good Samaritan seeks to reunite owner with sum of money found in Dungannon

A good Samaritan is appealing for help to find the person who lost a sum of money on a Dungannon street on Friday.
Burning money

RHI scandal: 60% of burners in areas NOT previously heated

More than 60% of applications to the non-domestic RHI scheme were for situations where there had never before been a requirement for heat, it has been revealed.

John O'Dowd is running again in Upper Bann

Sinn Fein to run two candidates in hotly contested Upper Bann race

Sinn Fein have announced the names of the two candidates who will run in what is sure to be a hotly contested Assembly race in Upper Bann.

Burning wood pellets

Finance Minister to meet with parties on 'no-hiding-place inquiry' into RHI

Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir is to meet with political parties tomorrow to discuss the Public Inquiry into the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme.

Harry Martin.

Interests embraced travel, ballet, sports and family

William Harold (Harry) Martin was best known in Portadown as half the partnership of the iconic gents’ outfitters B&H Martin (Woodhouse Street), which he and his late brother Bertie ran for almost 50 years.

The Jethro Centre, Lurgan. INLM32-221.

Third anniversary for ‘eleven 30 service’

The ‘eleven 30 service’ in Shankill parish celebrates its third anniversary this week.

Scales of justice

Three month prison term for assault

A three month prison sentence was imposed on a 31-year-old man last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for assault.

A picture shared on St Patrick's College Facebook for Fintan and Mary

Maghera College students struck by car are named

The young brother and sister who were injured in a collision with a car on their way home from school on Tuesday have been named.

Inside the tunnels at Dalradian's Camcosy Road site

Emergency operation triggered at Tyrone 'gold mine'

A number of emergency services were called to Dalradian Gold's Camcosy Road site on Friday afternoon after reports that a "person injured them-self inside".

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Michelle McIlveen

Minister tells young farmers they are 'leaders of tomorrow'

The Minister for Agriculture today told young farmers at an event in Cookstown that while prospects for agri-food are good they would be needed to help shape the sector's future.

WEATHER: It might be sunny but the roads could still be icy

WEATHER: It might be sunny but the roads could still be icy

While the Met Office has issued a sunny weather forecast for much of today, police are warning that some roads could still be icy with temperatures close to freezing.

Blue badge

Minister seeks to 'make life easier' for Blue Badge holders with life-long mobility issues

A review of the renewal process for Blue Badge holders with life-long mobility issues is to be carried out at Stormont in an attempt to "make life easier" for those people.

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Homes across South Area hardest hit say police

Police step up action on burglars in hardest hit areas

Following concerns about the numbers of burglaries occurring across districts in Tyrone, Armagh and Down, police said they are working to focus resources on potential suspects.

Kim Bailie.

Dance teacher Kim set to become examiner

A Portadown dance teacher has become the first in Northern Ireland to be accepted as a trainee examiner by the British Theatre Dance Association (BTDA).

Man became involved in an altercation

Man became involved in an altercation

After he became involved in an altercation with another man a 43-year-old man lashed out at him and struck him on the face.


Reversed into parked car and drove on court told

After he reversed into another vehicle a 21-year-old man drove on without reporting the accident, Craigavon Magistrates Court heard last Friday.

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