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Community Constituency Crime Government Health Lurgan Politics Upper Bann Westminster

Buffer Zone Advocates ‘Criminalising Silent Prayer’ – Lockhart

Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart recently hosted Isabel Vaughan-Spruce on a visit to Parliament. Isabel was arrested for silently praying near an abortion facility in Birmingham and subsequently searched, interrogated, arrested and charged for breaking a Public Space Protection Order censorship zone (or “buffer zone”) four times. Carla Lockhart said: “The arrest and subsequent charge […]

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Community Constituency Crime Government Newry Newry and Armagh Stormont

Barcroft Incident Causing Serious Disruption for Residents

Sinn Féin MLA Liz Kimmins has said that an ongoing incident in the Barcroft area is causing serious disruption for local residents. The Newry Armagh MLA said: “The PSNI is dealing with an ongoing incident in the Barcroft area involving a suspect device.  “The police are calling on the public to avoid the area and […]

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Community Constituency Crime Newry Newry and Armagh

Security Alert at Barcroft in Newry

Police are currently in attendance at a security alert in the Barcroft Park area of Newry following the discovery of a suspicious object. Motorists and pedestrians are advised cordons are currently in place and are asked to avoid the area at present. A further update will be provided in due course. ENDS

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Community Constituency Crime Lurgan Upper Bann

Lurgan Man who Lost Fingers in Pipe Bomb Attack Sentenced

A 26 year old man has been sentenced at Craigavon Crown Court today, Tuesday 31st January, following an explosion in the Enniskeen area of Craigavon in 2020. Ryan Treanor was sentenced to nine years in total; four years and six months imprisonment and four years and six months on license after pleading guilty to causing […]

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Constituency Crime Newry and Armagh South Armagh

Man Arrested for Criminal Damage in Silverbridge

Detectives investigating a report of criminal damage in the Silverbridge area of Newry, have arrested a 32 year old man. The man remains in Police custody at this time. The incident is believed to have occurred around 7pm yesterday, Monday 30th January, and Detectives are appealing for potential witnesses to come forward. Detective Inspector Alanna […]

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Community Constituency Crime Lurgan Upper Bann

Man Re-Arrested for Natalie McNally Murder

Detectives investigating the murder of Natalie McNally in Lurgan on 18 December 2022 have today, 31st January, arrested a 32-year-old man in the Lisburn area. He was previously arrested on December 19th. He has been taken to Musgrave Serious Crime Suite where he is currently being questioned by detectives. ENDS

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Community Constituency Crime Government Newry Newry and Armagh Stormont

Kimmins Condemns Attack on Altnaveigh Orange Hall

Sinn Féin MLA Liz Kimmins has condemned a recent attack on Altnaveigh Orange Hall. The Newry and Armagh MLA said: “I unreservedly condemn the attack on the Orange Hall in Altnaveigh. “Those responsible do not represent the community. “I would appeal to anyone with information about this vandalism to report it to the PSNI.”  ENDS/CRÍOCH

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Constituency Crime South Down Warrenpoint

£20,000 Reward on 4th Anniversary of Murder of 37 Year Old Wayne Boylan

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Major Investigation Team are making a renewed appeal for information on the fourth anniversary of the brutal murder of 37-year-old Wayne Boylan following a £20,000 reward from the independent charity Crimestoppers. Mr Boylan, a father of one, was shot dead in the Lower Dromore Road area of […]

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Constituency Crime Lurgan Upper Bann

Renewed Appeal for Information About the Murder of Natalie McNally

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Major Investigation Team have today made a renewed appeal for information about the murder of Natalie McNally. Natalie, who was 32 years old, was fatally stabbed on the night of Sunday 18 December in her home in Silverwood Green in Lurgan. Detective Chief Inspector Neil McGuinness said: […]

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Community Constituency Crime Newry Newry and Armagh

Orange Hall at Martins Lane, Newry Damaged

Police are investigating a report of criminal damage at an Orange Hall on Martins Lane, Newry. Inspector Macdonald said: “A report was received at around 11.15 am on Saturday morning, January 21 that damage was caused to a doorway and graffiti had been sprayed on the walls. “Enquiries into the incident, which is being treated […]