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Teacher who coached town’s top soccer pupils

A Portadown teacher who coached some of the town’s finest footballers has died after an illness.

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Dublin women admit stealing goods totalling £1,100 in Lurgan

Two women who stole from Tesco in Lurgan will be sentenced early next month at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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Police dog Max on patrol.

Police dog on drugs patrol in play areas

A police sniffer dog has been out on patrol in play areas in Portadown after reports of drug taking and drugs paraphernalia being found.

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Deborah Anderson, front centre, pictured with six of the seven members of her Zephiniah Dance Troop who are off to Israel at the end of the month to perform at a church conference in Tel Aviv. Included are back row from left, Carla Murray, Emily Jones, Sara Jo Loney and Sarah McAlpine. Front from left, Sarah Hamilton, Deborah Anderson and Kirsten Downes. Amy McAlpine was unavailable for the photo. INPT41-205.

Zephaniah Dancers in trip of a lifetime

Seven members of the Zephaniah Dancers will be heading to Israel at the end of this month to perform at a worldwide Christian conference.

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Woman’s body found in Finaghy

The body of a woman in her 50s has been found in the Ardmore Avenue area of Finaghy this morning (Saturday).

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Dancers in rehearsal for Swan Lake.

Dancers ‘living their dream’

Sixteen talented young dancers from Portadown are currently in rehearsals for a professional production of the ballet Swan Lake, after being selected by English Youth Ballet (EYB).

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Luke and son Noah.

Dad in Kilimanjaro climb for school autism class

A Portadown dad is preparing to climb Africa’s highest mountain to raise money for a new sensory room in the autism unit at Edenderry Primary School.

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Chair of Mid Ulster District Council, Councillor Kim Ashton meets aspiring young model from Cookstown Kate Grant and her mother Deirdre.

Whirlwind two weeks for would-be model

Following a whirlwind two weeks for aspiring model, Kate Grant, Chair of Mid Ulster District Council, Councillor Kim Ashton took time to congratulate her on her success.

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Three men arrested after petrol bomb attack in Lurgan

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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Leo Robinson

A gentle man, a family man and a talented footballer Leo Robinson will be sadly missed

Always with a twinkle in his eye, Leo Robinson was rarely without a smile on his face.

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Family and child with Down’s Syndrome the victims of hate crime

Family and child with Down’s Syndrome the victims of hate crime

A child with Down’s Syndrome who is being bullied by her peers and a businessman’s family subjected to abuse are just two of the real-life examples being used to highlight Hate Crime Awareness Week.

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Work is ongoing on installing new kitchens and bathrooms in north Lurgan

Tenants living in ‘unacceptable conditions’ while NIHE replaces kitchens and bathrooms

Families have been left in ‘unacceptable conditions’ while the Housing Executive install new kitchens and bathrooms in north Lurgan, says Sinn Féin.

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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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Twinkles the cat was found caught in a rusty trap.

Cat undergoing treatment after it catches paw in trap

A local animal sanctuary are nursing a cat back to health after it caught its paw in a rusty trap.

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Symbol of law and justice in the empty courtroom, law and justice concept.

Had not read insurance policy ‘in any level of detail’

A driving ban of 48 hours was imposed on a 23-year-old man last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for not having insurance.

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Had bag of cannabis during a night out with his friends

When the drunken shouting of a friend brought police on the scene a 23-year-old man was reported for a drugs offence.

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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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WATCH: It's official - STORM BRIAN is heading this way!

Met Éireann has elected to name a storm making its way towards Northern Ireland.
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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 
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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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