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Shock figures show nearly 3,000 local people given food parcels

Shocking figures show almost 3,000 people - half of whom were children - received emergency food supplies in the Upper Bann area over the past year.

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Call to resurface Lough Rd

Call to resurface Lough Rd

Sinn Féin Cllr Keith Haughian has again requested the full resurfacing of the Lough Road in Lurgan.

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Hannah Shortall with her parents, Brendan and Kelly pictured with the paddling pool she is forced to use as a bath. INLM17-201.

Disabled child forced to bathe in paddling pool during two year wait for Housing Executive home

A nine-year-old girl, who has a severe disability and been forced to bathe in a paddling pool in her family living room, has begged the NI Housing Executive to find her a suitable home.

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One of the pigs which needs rehomed

Pigs (Honker does tricks) need rehomed urgently

Four large pigs, one of whom does tricks, need rehomed urgently, says a NI animal charity.

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Traffic light issues causing major delays at Annesborough says Sinn Fein

Call for urgent meeting as traffic light issues lead to gridlock

Traffic light issues which have caused gridlock at a busy Lurgan junction has led to calls for an urgent meeting with Roads Service.

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Operation Exposure

PSNI threaten to expose soccer ‘fans’ involved in post match fracas

Police have threatened to expose soccer ‘fans’ who were involved in a post match fracas after a Portadown FC match in Newry at the weekend.

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Firefighter Jan  Greszta from Craigavon

New firefighters graduate

Three local men were among 27 new trainee firefighters to graduate this week, having been chosen from 5,000 applicants.

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Lord Mayor Gareth Wilson in the Royal Photo Booth awaiting guests for a special tea party to mark the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle  Photo by Liam McArdle

Royal Tea Party tickets sold out in hours

Tickets to a Royal Tea Party to mark the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sold out within hours, said Armagh Banbridge and Craigavon Lord Mayor.

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Saturday 7th April 2018 | Lurgan vs Donaghadee''Dean Wilson captain of Lurgan celebrates with his team won the Gordon West Cup by defeating  Donaghadee in the final at Kingspan Stadium, Ravenhill Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Photo by John Dickson / DICKSONDIGITAL

‘Tri-sports celebration will bring community together’

Councillors at Armagh Banbridge and Craigavon Council united to back plans for a Tri-sports celebration of local sporting achievements.

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Little duckling saved by local police after mum is killed

Little ducklings rescued by PSNI after mum killed

Police have rescued eight little ducklings after their mum was killed.

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The view from a sand barge after a dramatic rescue on Lough Neagh

Men ‘lucky to be alive’ after dredging pontoon sinks

Two men are ‘lucky to be alive’ after a dredging pontoon sank on Lough Neagh this morning.

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Scene of a crash in Portadown

Ambulances attend three car pile-up

Two ambulances are at the scene of a three car pile-up in Portadown this afternoon.

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Kernan Cemetery Portadown Picture by Google Maps

Traffic changes as work nears completion at Kernan Cemetery

Work is almost finished on the new £1.2m extension to Kernan Cemetery in Portadown with the new traffic arrangements in place.

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Probe into causing unnecessary suffering to this dog after drugs were found by police during planned searches

Drugs and causing unecessary suffering to dog is probed after planned PSNI searches

A 36-year-old man has been arrested drugs offences and causing unnecessary suffering to a dog.

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Probe after acid attack on vehicle

Probe after acid attack on vehicle

Police are probing a serious incident when a vehicle was extensively damaged after corrosive substance was thrown over a car in Lurgan.

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BB holding Big Breakfast

BB holding Big Breakfast

The Seventh Portadown Boys’ Brigade are having a ‘Big Breakfast’ in Edenderry Memorial Methodist Church Hall on Saturday.

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Richard Wilson with his bride to be Victoria Bacon

‘All eyes will be on my bride, not Meghan’

“There’s no contest where all eyes will be on our big day,” said groom Richard Wilson who is getting married on the same day as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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Reduced NIHE opening hours due to ‘changing customer needs’

Reduced NIHE opening hours due to ‘changing customer needs’

The Housing Executive has said a reduction in opening hours at local offices are due to ‘the changing needs of customers’.

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PACEMAKER BELFAST 21/04/98 Collect piucture of Catholic man Adrian Lamph who ws shot dead in a Portadown refuge dump this evening. Loyalist paramilitries are being blamed for the attack.

‘Bring Adrian’s killer to justice’

Twenty years ago this week the Lamph family were plunged into unspeakable grief after Adrian was gunned down by loyalist terrorists in Portadown.

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Ben who was attacked by two Staffordshire Bull Terriers at Kernan on Sunday causing him to lose an eye. INPT16-205.

Pet loses eye after incident

The local Dog Warden is investigating claims of a ‘dog on dog’ attack at Kernan Playing Fields in Portadown,

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