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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
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
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.

News
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
Craigavon Senior High School, Lurgan.

Call for new state-of-the-art £38m Lurgan education hub

Local politicians have been urged to back a campaign to build a £38m state of the art educational hub at the Lurgan campus of Craigavon Senior High School.

Education
The 'Plaza' area in Church Place. INLM2611-512gc

Lurgan people rally round homeless man sleeping rough in snow

A homeless man who was sleeping rough in the snow in Lurgan last night was inundated with help from residents and professional organisations.

News

Apology after Trust cancels operations

An apology has been issued by the Southern Health and Social Care Trust after more than 220 planned operations were cancelled within a month.

Health
Machine gun found

Appeal after police find suspected machine gun

The discovery of a suspected machine gun by police in an abandoned vehicle in Lurgan has sparked an appeal for information

Crime
The Portadown Road subway Lurgan after heavy rain

Pressure to gate underpass after riot

Pressure to erect a gating option at the Portadown Rd underpass has swelled after a 150-strong gang of thugs attacked the PSNI at the weekend.

Crime
Weather warnings have been issued by both Met Eireann and the Met Office.

Some Craigavon and Lurgan schools shut early due to weather

A number of Lurgan primary schools have closed early due to the worsening weather conditions.

Education
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