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Armagh Banbridge Community Constituency Downpatrick Education Kilkeel Newry Newry and Armagh Portadown South Down Upper Bann

Southern Regional College Leading the Way With Accreditation Status!

Southern Regional College are the proud recipients of a formal accreditation status from The Royal Society of Chemistry. The College is the only Further Education College within Northern Ireland to achieve this accolade, and one of six Further Education providers in the UK with permission to use The Royal Society of Chemistry’s crest! The College […]

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ABC Council Community Constituency Council Government Newry and Armagh Portadown Upper Bann

ABC Council Launch Get Future Ready – Employability and Skills Conference

As part of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council’s February campaign Get Future Ready, a special employability and skills conference is taking place on Thursday 23 February. Hosted by Wendy Austin, this event is open to all local employers, citizens and community representatives as well as stakeholders from across education, training and employment organisations.  […]

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Armagh Banbridge Campaigns Community Constituency Cost of Living Craigavon Health Lurgan Newry Newry and Armagh Politics Portadown South Down Upper Bann

NIPSA Health Workers Join Other Unions at Dozens of Picket Lines Across NI Tomorrow

Thousands of NIPSA health workers will join colleagues from other unions at dozens of picket lines across Northern Ireland tomorrow (Thursday, 26 January) against the backdrop of a unprecedented cost-of-living crisis. The 24 hour stoppage will be the second full day of action taken by health sector unions in their campaign to secure safe staffing, […]

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Community Constituency Downpatrick Kilkeel Lurgan Newcastle Newry and Armagh Portadown South Armagh South Down Upper Bann Warrenpoint

NIFRS Recruiting For On-Call Firefighters In 46 Fire Stations

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) is recruiting for On-Call Firefighters in 46 Fire Stations across Northern Ireland.  On-Call Firefighters are part-time Firefighters who respond to emergency incidents in their local area, including fires, road traffic collisions and other specialist service calls. They also play a crucial role in providing safety advice to their […]

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Community Constituency Crime Portadown Upper Bann

19 Year Old Charged With Portadown Robbery

Police investigating a report of a robbery at licensed premises at Killycomain Road in Portadown on Saturday evening, January 7th, have charged a 19-year-old man with robbery. He is due to appear at Craigavon Magistrates Court on Friday 3rd February. As is usual procedure, all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service. Police […]

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ABC Council Armagh Banbridge Community Constituency Council Government Lurgan Newry and Armagh Portadown South Armagh Upper Bann

ABC Council Launch Get Future Ready – Employability and Skills Series February 2023!

Throughout the month of February 2023, a wide selection of events, employer visits, ‘have a go’ trials, ‘look and learn’ opportunities, the annual Big Apprenticeship event and a locally focused job fair will all help give local people the chance to gain valuable experience and inspiration to explore a vast array of employment opportunities and […]

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ABC Council Armagh Banbridge Business Community Constituency Council Crime Government Newry and Armagh Portadown Scamwise South Armagh Upper Bann

PSNI Begin Operation Seasons Greetings

THE Police Service of Northern Ireland has commenced its annual operation which aims to keep people safe in the run-up to Christmas. Operation Season’s Greetings will ensure that officers and staff are deployed across all districts in Northern Ireland including Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon to deter and detect criminality and provide visible reassurance to the […]

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Community Constituency Government Legacy Portadown Upper Bann Westminster

Dickson PS Commended for Remembrance Assembly

Local Member of Parliament Carla Lockhart has joined with pupils at Dickson Primary School, and members of Royal British Legion Lurgan and Brownlow Branch, at a special Assembly to mark Armistice Day. Speaking after the Assembly, Carla Lockhart said: “It is important that our young people are taught about the sacrifice of our forefathers, and […]

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Constituency Crime Portadown Upper Bann

Police Appeal Following Assault in Portadown

Police in Portadown are appealing for information following the report of an assault in the Obins Street area of the town on Friday 2nd December. Sergeant Bigger said: “Shortly after 9.15pm, officers attended Obins Street after it was reported that a teenage girl had been assaulted by a man armed with a bat. One man, […]

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Armagh Community Constituency Newry Newry and Armagh Portadown Upper Bann

Women’s Aid Armagh Down Launch Christmas ‘See Behind the Shine’ Campaign

Christmas can be the most dangerous time of year for many women and children living in our local community. Domestic abuse is an increasing issue in our locality and this Christmas Women’s Aid Armagh Down is encouraging people to ‘See Behind the Shine’, to identify what is really going on behind some closed doors.   […]