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Lord Mayor Greenfield Announces Extension to SHSCT Adult Learning Disability Carers’ Get Active Card

Newly elected Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon, Councillor Paul Greenfield announces extension to eligibility and duration of the Carers’ Get Active Card Pilot Scheme. Led by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, and Southern Health and Social Care Trust, the collaborative initiative offers a 20% discount to normal membership fees across all […]

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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 […]

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All-out Strike at Interface Europe in Craigavon Over Pay Cut Proposal!

Business turned a £3.7 million profit in 2020 with director earning 40 times workers’ basic pay Workers at the Craigavon-based flooring manufacturer Interface Europe are set to commence continuous (all-out) strike action in a dispute over pay. The strike follows a ballot of Unite’s more than one hundred members which delivered a majority of 88 […]

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Constituency Crime Portadown Upper Bann

Man Arrested in Portadown Following Assault on Police

A man in his 30s has been arrested on suspicion of disorderly behaviour, criminal damage, two counts of burglary, and three counts of assault on police. Inspector Conway said: “Shortly before 2.40pm yesterday, Saturday 25th June, officers received and responded to a report of a burglary in the Bann Street area of Portadown. “During the course […]

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Crime Portadown Upper Bann

Man Taken to Hospital Following Portadown Assault

Police are appealing for information following a report of an assault which occurred in the Woodhouse Street area of Portadown on Sunday 19th June. Inspector Adam Ruston said: “We received a report on Monday 20th June, that a man in his 20s was verbally abused and assaulted by a number of males sometime between 1:30am and 2am […]

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Crime Portadown Upper Bann

Police Appeal Following RTC in Craigavon

Police are appealing for information and witnesses in relation to a report of a single vehicle road traffic collision in the vicinity of Gannon Lodge, Craigavon. Sergeant Innes said: “Shortly before 11.55am today, Thursday 16th June, a report was received of a collision involving a silver BMW. “Extensive damage was caused to metal railings in […]

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Crime Portadown

50 Year Old Portadown Man Guilty of 11 Counts of Rape Against Young Girl, Who at the Time Was 7 Years Old.

Today, Wednesday 15th June , a 50 year old man from the Portadown area, was found guilty at Newry Crown Court of 11 counts of rape against a young girl, who at the time was 7 years old. The man, who cannot be named in order to protect the victim’s identity, has been remanded in […]

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Girls ‘Stick with Diversity’ Through Camogie and Hockey Completes Another Season

Young sportswomen were once again invited to take part in the unique cross community programme aimed at building skills on the sports field and building relationships in the community. The ‘Stick with Diversity’ programme has just finished its second run and organisers were able to build on last year’s successful inaugural event. Last Autumn (2021) […]

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Local ‘RAPID’ Bin Initiative Takes Thousands of Pills off Borough’s Streets

A campaign to help dispose of unwanted or unused drugs, whether prescribed or illegal, takes more than 65,000 pills off Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon (ABC) borough streets since its launch in 2018. Led by ABC Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP), ‘RAPID’ (Remove All Prescription and Illegal Drugs) is an initiative that promotes and facilitates […]

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Be Aware and Garden With Care

With summer fast approaching, Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council is  urging green-fingered residents to take care while gardening and look out for potential accidents, risks and injuries. With many people spending more time in their glorious gardens, Council is encouraging everyone to be aware of dangers before attempting DIY garden projects. Here are […]