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Make dangerous river side safe says Duffy

Calls have been made to make a local waterway safe after the discovery of Norman Prentice’s body last week in the Corcrain River.

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Sinn Fein Councillor, Keith Haughian pictured at the recently painted double yellow lines on Shankill Street. INLM05-213.

Upset as double yellow lines painted in residential area

Disabled and elderly residents of Shankill in Lurgan have slammed double yellow lines painted outside their homes.

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SDLP Cllr Declan McAlinden beside the carcas of a dead calf

Grisly carcass of calf rots outside popular tourist spot

The grisly remains of a young dead calf has been left rotting in front of one of Co Armagh’s favourite tourist attractions - often frequented by children.

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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.

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Heavy snow on the A8 at Ballyboley on Tuesday

Twenty-five crashes by rush hour as NI braces for more snow

More snowy conditions are expected in the days ahead after icy flurries gripped the Province on Tuesday, with a spate of road crashes taking place amid the wintry weather.

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Traffic congestion close to Craigavon Area Hospital

Second access to hospital is discussed

Plans for a second access to Craigavon Hospital are being discussed, according to the Department of Infrastructure.

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Sewage problems at the home of an elderly Craigavon woman

Pensioner’s health fears amid raw sewage nightmare

The SDLP has called for immedate action after an elderly woman spoke of her fear to use her bathroom due to continuous and odourous sewage problems.

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Ryan McCavigan and Orla Hoy are part of a new 'Bee Shift' at Craigavon-based manufacturer Interface which is creating a one-acre nature reserve for 40,000 endangered Irish bees.

Staff buzzing as bees clock in to Interface

Around 20,000 bees have clocked into work at a top Craigavon manufacturing firm, boosting its eco-friendly image.

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Barry Patience, Head of Department: Environmental Services, with Gillian'Topping, Head of Department: Environmental Health, pictured at one of the newly installed 'ballot bins'.

Council begins trialling new way of reducing cigarette litter

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council has begun trialling ‘ballot bins’ within the town centres of Armagh, Banbridge and Lurgan, in an effort to change cigarette littering behaviour across the borough.

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Sinn Fein call for path extension

Sinn Fein call for path extension

After complaints from pedestrians Sinn Fein has called for the path adjacent to Drumbeg and Meadowbrook to be extended.

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Hundreds gathered to protest at developments at Craigavon City Park outside Craigavon Civic Centre

Politicians lambasted for failing to acknowledge Craigavon City Park protestors

Hundreds of protestors gathered outside Craigavon Civic Centre last night to air their opposition to developing the local City Park.

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SF Cllr Fergal Lennon at Lismore Road, Craigavon

SF call for urgent repairs to a busy Craigavon road in interests of safety

Calls for urgent repairs and resurfacing at one Craigavon road have been made by Sinn Fein ‘in the interests of safety’.

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Linear River near Ardowen has flooded

Flooding causes traffic concerns

Several roads across Craigavon have suffered flooding leading to concern for drivers.

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The decision on sand-dredging was referred back to the Department of Infrastructure by the appeal court

Lough Neagh sand-dredging can continue, says Department of Infrastructure

Sand-dredging at Lough Neagh can continue subject to conditions, the Department of Infrastructure has determined.

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MLA Carla Lockhart at Carrick Drive Lurgan

Problem river set to be ‘piped’

After years of suffering repeated flooding, a Lurgan housing development is to get relief as NI Water plan to ‘pipe’ the nearby river.

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Craigavon City Park

Craigavon City Park development protest planned

A protest is to be held at the Civic Centre at plans to build on Craigavon City Park.

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Cllr Mark Baxter at the play park in Donaghcloney

Welcome for progress on play parks

News that 17 play parks across the borough are to be replaced has been welcomed by the DUP.

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Craigavon City park

Park supporters plan protest after scooping top award

Craigavon City Park lobbyists are planning a protest outside the local council offices after they won Best Park in NI.

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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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Category C Best black and white picture. 2nd prize - Western lowland gorilla by Fiona Beattie

Belfast Zoo exposes winners of 34th annual photography competition!

The winners of Belfast Zoo’s annual photographic competition have now been selected.

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