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Community Constituency Education Government Lurgan Upper Bann Westminster

Christianity Should Not Be Cancelled in Schools – Lockhart

Speaking in Westminster during a debate on Religious Education in schools, Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart has called for efforts from certain lobby groups to cancel Christianity from Religious Education in schools to be resisted. During the debate, the DUP MP said: “In Northern Ireland we recently had an outrageous court judgment that declared that […]

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Community Constituency Government Health Lurgan Stormont Upper Bann

Nurses Should Have Fair Pay – O’Dowd

Sinn Féin’s John O’Dowd has said nurses should have fair pay and safe conditions, and that the British Chancellor needs to step up and support our health workers. Speaking after RCN announced that they will strike, the MLA said: “The last thing our nurses should have to do is take to the streets in strike […]

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ABC Council Community Constituency Council Government Infrastructure Lurgan Upper Bann Westminster

CCTV Provision in Towns Across ABC Will Be Upgraded

Cllr Margaret Tinsley and Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart who have been to the fore in calling for the upgrade for many years have welcomed the approval at Council this evening that will see the investment needed to replace old, dysfunctional equipment across Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon City Council area made available.  Commenting, they […]

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Community Constituency Government Infrastructure Lurgan Upper Bann Westminster

More Action Needed at Moy Road Accident Hotspot

Local Member of Parliament Carla Lockhart has urged the Department for Infrastructure (DFI) to take further steps to improve safety at the Moy Road, to prevent further accidents at this hot spot. Carla Lockhart said: “I receive considerable representations from constituents with concerns about the Moy Road, and the safety for motorists using that road. […]

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Community Constituency Government Health Lurgan Upper Bann Westminster

MP Urges Government to Direct More Resources to Pancreatic Cancer Fight

Carla Lockhart MP has called for the Government to invest greater levels of funding to support research into the causes and treatments of pancreatic cancer, and called for a greater focus on early diagnosis of this aggressive form of cancer. Speaking in a debate in Westminster, Carla Lockhart said: “The words pancreatic cancer strike fear […]

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

Community Groups – Time is Running Out to Apply For Up to £1000 Funding!

Community Groups – have you applied for the Tak£500+ Project where you can receive up to £1000 of funding for you area? The deadline is fast approaching, so if you haven’t applied yet, now is the time! The Tak£500+ Participatory Budget Fund encourages local residents within the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon borough to apply for […]

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Community Constituency Crime Lurgan Upper Bann

Craigavon Road Closed Due to Security Alert

Due to a suspicious object located in the Lake Road area of Craigavon, Lake Road is partially closed in both directions between roundabout two and roundabout four. Diversions are in place and motorists are advised to avoid the area. ENDS

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Business Community Constituency Government Lurgan Stormont Upper Bann

Tennyson and Long Visit Café IncredABLE to Mark Social Enterprise Day

Alliance Upper Bann MLA Eóin Tennyson and party leader Naomi Long visited Café IncredABLE at South Lake Leisure Centre on Thursday to mark Social Enterprise Day. Café IncredABLE is a social enterprise which provides hospitality and catering services, while supporting individuals with autism and learning difficulties to secure employment. Speaking after the visit, Mr Tennyson […]

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Constituency Crime Lurgan Upper Bann

Appeal Following Lurgan Fire

Detectives in Lurgan are appealing for information following a fire at a property in the Castleview area of Gilford just after 8.15pm on Friday, November 18th. Detective Constable Jennings said: “Police attended the address along with colleagues from Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service.  It was confirmed that the fire had started outside the property […]

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

Local Food Producers Bring Home 21 Awards From Irish Food Awards!

The success of food suppliers within the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon area is continuing to sky-rocket, following the incredible success at the recent Irish Food Awards (Blas na hÉireann) – where an unprecedented 21 awards were won! These highly sought-after awards celebrate the very best of Irish food and drink, with competitors from all […]