In this week’s 72-page edition of the Lurgan Mail we bring you another heartbreaking twist in the story of a twin who lost his brother at just three-days-old. We hear from Mandy Jones, the mother of Luke, a two-year-old who has defied the odds in the past but faces another uphill battle.
Elsewhere we speak to a disabled woman who is at the end of her tether after vandalism at the block of flats where she lives in Edward Street.
There’s news of a doctor’s surgery in the town in desperate need of an upgrade to bigger premises and we carry a warning from a local principal about the pitfalls of posting pictures on social networking sites following revelations about a porn site featuring images of Northern Ireland schoolgirls.
In features, Mail reporter Graeme Cousins gets some basic lifesaving training and we bring you the story of 27-year-old Lurgan man Conor McManus who became the third person from his school year to be diagnosed with cancer. Conor describes how he battled and beat the disease and tells of an upcoming fundraising event.
As well as bringing you comprehensive picture coverage of Remembrance Day we also bring you political comment on the event which Deputy Mayor Catherine Seeley declined to attend. We hear from the Deputy Mayor and MP David Simpson, whose own role in the service was not without controversy.
In this week’s edition we’ve also got a special photo supplement on Year Eights as well as news of a major coup for St Francis Primary School.