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Constituency Government Lurgan Politics Upper Bann Westminster

Government Must Stay the Course on Protocol Bill – Lockhart

Speaking in the House of Commons during the second stage of the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill, DUP MP for Upper Bann Carla Lockhart has said the Bill is finally recognition from the Government of the damage the Protocol is doing to Northern Ireland, and urged the Government to progress the bill through the House with […]

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Community Constituency Government Health Lurgan Upper Bann Westminster

Positive Impact of NI Kidney Research Fund Marked in Westminster

Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart joined with huge crowds in Waringstown on Friday night at the Vintage Cavalcade in aid of the Northern Ireland Kidney Research Fund and praised the work of the charity in providing financial support towards kidney research for the last fifty years. Speaking at the event, Carla Lockhart said: “The Vintage […]

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Banbridge Community Constituency Government Lurgan Upper Bann Westminster

Epilepsy Fundraiser a Touching Reminder of Local Family’s Loss

Local Member of Parliament Carla Lockhart has praised Seapatrick woman, Laura Strahan, for hosting a very successful fundraiser for Epilepsy Action, in memory of her sister Lynsey Baillie, who died unexpectedly on June 16 last year while experiencing an epileptic seizure. Carla joined with the Lord Mayor, Paul Greenfield, at the fundraiser in Banbridge Orange […]

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Community Constituency Government Legacy Lurgan Upper Bann Westminster

Lockhart Joins Ancre Somme Association in Tribute to Murdered MP

Upper Bann Member of Parliament Carla Lockhart has commended Ancre Somme Association for their latest commemorative event, held to mark 100 years since the murder by republicans of Sir Henry Wilson MP. An event was held in Brownlow House last week, with a portrait of Sir Henry unveiled by Ancre Somme Association. Speaking at the […]

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ABC Council Community Constituency Council Government Lifestyle Lurgan Sport Upper Bann

Quest Success For South Lake Leisure Centre!

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough is delighted to announce that South Lake Leisure Centre has gained the prestigious leisure industry’s Quest accreditation. This is the first time the state-of-the-art centre has been awarded the highly sought after accreditation – which demonstrates high standards of good practice and continuous improvement in all aspects of the […]

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Banbridge Business Community Constituency Newry Newry and Armagh South Down Upper Bann

Southern Area Hospice Services Announces Closure of its Shops

Located in Newry, Banbridge and Rathfriland, the shops are due to close in the next few weeks.  Like all high street retail outlets, they have faced significant challenges in recent times, mainly related to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.  In line with government guidelines the shops were closed for several months since March 2020. […]

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ABC Council Community Constituency Council Government Lurgan Upper Bann

Lavery Welcomes New Bins for Bartin’s Bay

A local Alliance Councillor has welcomed the installation of two additional bins at the Bartin’s Bay scenic area near Gawleys’ Gate. This brings the total number of bins in the area up to five. The scenic area would be a popular spot, particularly during summer, with a number of people launching paddle boards from the site and […]

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ABC Council Community Constituency Council Government Infrastructure Lurgan Upper Bann Westminster

DUP Reps Welcome Resurfacing of Lisnisky

Carla Lockhart MP and Councillor Margaret Tinsley have given a warm welcome to the completion of resurfacing works in Lisnisky Walk/Lane and Meadows. Speaking on site, the local DUP MP said: “These resurfacing works have been a long time coming so it is fantastic to reach this point. Both Margaret and I have been pushing […]

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Banbridge Constituency Crime Upper Bann

Police in Waringstown Charge Man with Drug Offences

Police in Waringstown have charged a 29-year-old man with a number of drug offences including possession with intent to supply a Class A controlled drug, possession of a Class A controlled drug and threats to commit criminal damage. He is due to appear before Craigavon Magistrates’ Court this morning, Wednesday June 15th. As is usual […]

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Constituency Crime Portadown Upper Bann

Portadown Man Appears in Court Over PSNI Assault

A 31-year-old man, arrested following a report of a burglary in Portadown on Saturday, June 25, is expected to appear before Lisburn Magistrate’s Court on Monday, June 27. He has been charged with offences including three counts of assault on police, two counts of burglary, disorderly behaviour, criminal damage, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, threats […]