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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.

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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.

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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.

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St Teresa's Primary School principal, Eunan Kearney pictured in the school carpark where the school bus has difficulty getting parked at times due to parents taking up the designated bus space. INLM02-201.

School children’s lives put at risk

A Lurgan primary school principal has warned that children’s lives could be at risk because of dangerous parking by some parents and carers.

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Lurgan Young Entrepreneurs celebrate success at market

Lurgan Young Entrepreneurs celebrate success at market

A number of students from local schools, including St Ronan’s College and Ceara School Lurgan recently participated in the Young Enterprise programme, showcasing their products for sale to the public at St George’s Market, Belfast in December.

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Artists impression of the new Southern Regional College campus in Craigavon

Southern Regional College submits plans for new £45m Craigavon campus

Plans for a new £45m state-of-the-art Southern Regional College (SRC) campus at Craigavon Lakes have been submitted to Armagh Banbridge and Craigavon Council.

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Energy for Children Charity Liaison Officer, Geri Wright, congratulates pupils from Brookfield School on receiving funding for equipment for an outdoor sensory classroom to aid learning and improve social interaction.

Trust helps pupils become active learners

Pupils at Brookfield School, Moira are celebrating after receiving funding from the Energy for Children Charitable Trust for new pieces of sensory equipment to complete an outdoor classroom.

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Open Day at St John The Baptist

Open Day at St John The Baptist

St John The Baptist’s College is hosting an Open Day on January 13 next year.

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Carrick open evening

Don't miss Carrick Primary school open evening

Parents are invited to an open evening at Carrick Primary school and nursery unit on Wednesday, December 6.
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Dwyer Coleman of St Francis PS

St Francis PS awarded International Schools Status at special ceremony

A primary school in Lurgan has been awarded International Status, one of only five schools in the whole of Northern Ireland to achieve this accolade.

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Teacher Gavin McNaney.

Tributes to ‘inspirational teacher’

Tributes have been paid to a former teacher at Saint Catherine’s College in Armagh who died on Saturday after a short illness.

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Man arrested after assault on schoolgirl (11)

Man arrested after assault on schoolgirl (11)

Police in Armagh have arrested a man in his 30s on suspicion of common assault.

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Kevin Creery and Paul Carvill of Health Kidz Team

Pioneering ‘Healthy Kidz’ wins top award

A project, pioneered in Lurgan primary schools and aimed at getting kids healthy, has scooped a top award.

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IN PICTURES: Lurgan College Prize Day 2017

Lurgan College have held their annual awards presentation event

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Translinks new Safety Bus can visit approximately 350 schools, or up to 25 thousand students, across Northern Ireland each academic year. Pictured at Aquinas Diocesan Grammar School in Belfast are Year 8 student Sarah McWilliams; Kevin Wallace, Safety Bus; Year 8 pupil Hannah Wilson; Sean McGreevy, Metro Falls Service Delivery Manager; Erin Watson, Year 8 student ; Susan ONeill, Safety Bus; and Year 8 students Oscar Feron and Kate McWilliams

Thousands of children in Northern Ireland to receive bus safety advice

Translink has unveiled a new Safety Bus to continue the important safety education programme which has been running in schools in Northern Ireland for over 15 years.

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An architect's impression of the future St Ronan's College Lurgan

Public meeting on new St Ronan’s College building

A public meeting has been organised to discuss the future plans for a new specially-designed £30.6m building for St Ronan’s College in Lurgan.

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Upper Bann MLA Dolores Kelly has launched a petition against cuts to the health and education services

Kelly launches public petition against cuts to health service and education

A petition against cuts to the health service and education has been launched by Upper Bann MLA Dolores Kelly.

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Lurgan lad

Lurgan teens answering the call

Lurgan teenagers have been answering the call of the wild this Summer, taking part in an adventure-filled Summer Camp in Altcar, Liverpool.

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 25th January 2017 -  Jonathan Buckely, DUP candidate for Upper Bann.'Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Congratulations to GCSE students

Upper Bann MLA Jonathan Buckley congratulated pupils on their GCSE results.

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Advice: GCSE results

GCSE results: what should you do next?

Didn’t get the GCSE results you had hoped for? Listen, it’s not the end of the world, so don’t panic.

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