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‘Jobs at HQ secure’ says Almac

Top Craigavon employer Almac says it is committed to the area after announcing a £30m investment in new premises south of the border.

Business
Arrests after burglary in Craigavon

Arrests after burglary in Craigavon

Two arrests have been made after a burglary in Craigavon this week.

Crime
Wallet full of cash stolen

Wallet full of cash stolen

Police are searching for a thief who stole a wallet containing some cash this week.

Crime
Man armed with knife threaten staff

Man armed with knife threaten staff

Police are hunting for a man, armed with a knife, who threatened staff at a business in Lurgan.

Crime
Police hunt for three men and big orange lorry after spate of burglaries

Police hunt for three men and big orange lorry after spate of burglaries

Police are hunting for three men and a ‘big orange lorry’ after a spate of burglaries in the Portadown area in the last few days.

Crime
Pictured unveiling the new secure cycle parking compound at Lisburn Train Station are Translink's Gary Dunlop and Claire McLernon from Sustrans.

Translink invests in new facilities for cyclists

New secure bicycle parking compounds have been unveiled at Lisburn and Holywood train stations as part of Translink’s efforts to improve facilities for cyclists at NI Railways and Ulsterbus stations across Northern Ireland.

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PSNI

Man arrested on suspicion of attempting to meet child following sexual grooming

A 34-year-old man was arrested in Lurgan yesterday on suspicion of attempting to meet a child following sexual grooming.

Crime
Connolly Place Lurgan

Resident voices his anger over ‘a lack of support’ at Connolly Place

Despite regular pleas from residents the local council is refusing to gate an alley in Lurgan renowned for serious anti-social behaviour.

Crime
Pictured from L-R Gail McKee from Make-A-Wish, Raymond Murray, Aaron Murphy, Molly Creaney, Nicola O'Hara, Barry Creaney and Aisling Creaney)

Margorie McCall play raises £1k for charity

A play loosely based on the legend of Margorie McCall from Lurgan has raised £1,000 for charity.

News
New Alzheimer’s Support Group

New Alzheimer’s Support Group

Alzheimer’s Society are launching a Carers Support Group on Tuesday mornings at the Jethro Centre Flush Place 11am – 12.15pm.

Health
Smuggler has his court debt slashed

Smuggler has his court debt slashed

A £77,000 confiscation order against a Co Tyrone man in connection with millions of smuggled cigarettes is to be slashed to just £5,000, the Court of Appeal ruled today.

Crime
Dr Peter Maguire receives his Award from the President of the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland, Dr Paul Clyburn

Southern Trust Anaesthetist is first in Northern Ireland to receive award

A Consultant Anaesthetist from the Southern Trust, Dr Peter Maguire has been honoured with an Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland Award.

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Brothers plead guilty to sex trade charges

Brothers plead guilty to sex trade charges

Two brothers who had earned tens of thousands of pounds from the sex trade today (Thursday) pleaded guilty to controlling women for prostitution.

Crime
A trailer similar to the one that was stolen in the Gilford area. Pic posted by PSNI Banbridge.

Cattle trailer stolen: Police appeal for witnesses

Police investigating the theft of a cattle trailer in the Gilford area have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Crime
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Plenty to do at Mourneview Community Centre

Mourneview Community Centre is offering a wide variety of programmes throughout the week for people of all ages.

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SDLP representative who has complained about dangerous potholes in Craigavon

Large potholes causing damage

Large potholes across Craigavon, Lurgan and Portadown have been blamed for causing damage to vehicles across the borough.

Environment
Ambulances queue at Craigavon Area Hospital on Monday night

Scene of ‘hellish chaos’ in casualty says 81-year-old

‘Chaos,’ was what an 81-year-old woman witnessed at Craigavon Hospital’s Emergency Department as she waited for treatment on Monday night.

Health

Traffic disruption due to power cable

A power cable caused traffic delays on Monday after the line broke and dangled dangerously low across a busy road.

News
Norman Prentice

Family concern for dad missing since Monday in ice-cold weather

The daughter of a missing Portadown man has pleaded with the public to share any information on his whereabouts.

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Doug Beattie MLA

MLAs back campaign for new Education Hub

Three Upper Bann MLAs have backed a ground-breaking plan to build a state of the art educational hub in Lurgan.

Education
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