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Police issue warning to users of park & ride

Lisburn Police are asking motorists who use the park and ride facility at Sprucefield to avoid leaving valuable items in their vehicles.

Crime
Sinn F�in MLA John O Dowd.

‘Designated special status within EU achievable’ - O’Dowd

Sinn Féin has “laid out a clear path to secure designated special status for the north within the EU”, the party’s local MLA John O’Dowd has said.

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Went back to sleep when asked to get out of car

Went back to sleep when asked to get out of car

When he was sitting drunk in the front seat of a car a 21-year-old man refused to get out for police and went back to sleep.

Crime
Car impounded by PSNI

Arrest during operation into cold callers and rogue traders

Police have arrested a man during an operation into cold calling and rogue trading in the Craigavon area.

Crime
Craigavon Senior High School.

Upper Bann and Armagh schools named in education report

Five schools in the Upper Bann and Armagh area have been named in a report into the future of education published today.

Education
Rev John McClure.

Rev John appointed to new parish

The Rev John McClure, Curate Assistant of the Parish of Ballymena and Ballyclug, has been appointed as Incumbent of the Grouped Parishes of Muckamore, Killead and Gartree.

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Stock classroom image. Dozens of schools with 'sustainability issues' have been identified by the Education Authority in their 2017/18 action plan

IN FULL: Schools at risk of closure across Northern Ireland

Dozens of schools across Northern Ireland are facing ‘sustainability issues’ and may be in line for closure or amalgamation with other schools, according to a new action plan published by the Education Authority (EA).

Education
Victor Gates

Former builder respected for honour and decency

A man who co-founded a successful Portadown building firm has died at the age of 89.

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Court

Driving ban for speed offence

A 37-year-old woman was banned from driving for six months last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for a speeding offence.

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PUP condemn hedge attacks

The Upper Bann branch of the PUP has condemned ‘in the strongest possible terms’ the recent spate of anti-social behaviour which has seen ‘arsonists intent on getting cheap thrills setting light to local residents’ property’.

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Samuel Brayshay with a nerf gun at Lagan Valley Airsoft Club.

Real life ‘Call of Duty’ as Samuel changes gear in his business

After spending 19 years driving taxis, local man Samuel Brayshay has branched into a new career - running one of Northern Ireland’s newest airsoft sites.

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Scales of justice

Defendant in an ‘ongoing feud’

A £300 fine was imposed on a 27-year-old man last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for disorderly behaviour on September 27 last year.

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Some protestors outside a packed board meeting of the Southern Health and Social Care Board at Craigavon Hospital today

Health summit to be held into crisis at Daisy Hill

A summit is to be held into the future of Newry’s Daisy Hill Hospital Emergency Department, health chiefs announced today.

Health
Lismores two respective companies, Key Katchers and Easy Lace joined over 500 students from a range of secondary schools across Northern Ireland and made their way to the Titanic Quarter Belfast for The Big Celebration 17.

Innovative local students develop award-winning device

Lismore Young Enterprise Students are celebrating after their Easy Lace Product made it through to the Northern Ireland Finals.

Education
Captain Doug Beattie, at a recent rally in support of veterans in Belfast city centre

Killing of Loughgall IRA men ‘saved innocent lives’ says Beattie

The IRA men killed in the attack on Loughgall police station in 1987 were murderers not martyrs, MLA Doug Beattie has said.

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McDonald's

McDonald’s plans to roll out new home delivery service in Northern Ireland

Hold onto your hats fast food lovers - you will soon to be able to have your Big Mac and McFlurry delivered straight to your front door.
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Editorial image.

Men brawl in front of school children

Police are probing an afternoon brawl between two men which was witnessed by school children.

Crime
The inspirations behind Angel Wishes: Helen and Brian Kerr.

‘As long as I am doing Angel Wishes Helen and Brian will never die’

A local woman who set up a children’s charity in memory of her late twins has revealed how the organisation is now providing help and support to hundreds of families across Northern Ireland.

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Police issue shocking video showing drug den horror

A shocking video depicting a dangerous drug den in north Lurgan has been issued by the PSNI in a bid to stop young people hanging out there.

Crime
Dario Cecconi, who died of injuries sustained in a crash at the Tandragee 100.

Final lap of honour for road racer after fatal crash on course he loved

The Italian road racer who died after a crash at the Tandragee 100 is to do a ‘final lap of honour’ of the course tonight (Thursday).

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