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Sophie and Alexandra enjoy Roman adventure

Banbridge teenagers Sophie Bell and Alexandra Bradshaw were among a group of Army Cadets from across Northern Ireland who enjoyed a visit to Rome this summer.

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Dromore Town Park.

Police investigating ‘hate incident’ in Town Park

A Dutch woman has told how she was left feeling “threatened and upset” after a man made xenophobic comments towards her while she was out walking in Dromore Town Park earlier this week.

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Chief Inspector Jon Burrows.

WATCH: Local police deal with more than 600 incidents in just five days

Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon PSNI officers dealt with more than 600 incidents in the first five days of this week, it has been revealed.

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Dromore Cathedral, Church Street, Dromore. Pic by Google

Funeral of Dromore schoolgirl to take place on Sunday

The funeral of popular Dromore schoolgirl Isobel Anderson is due to take place at Dromore Cathedral on Sunday, September 24.

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Car was found on its roof on a grass verge

Car was found on its roof on a grass verge

When they found a car on its roof on a grass verge near Banbridge police discovered that the driver of the crashed vehicle had not taken his test again after a period of disqualification.

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Drove too fast and hit a wall

Drove too fast and hit a wall

In a hurry to get to his work a 39-year-old man drove too quick and crashed his car into a wall, Banbridge Magistrates Court heard last Thursday.

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Caught driving at 73mph on the A1

Caught driving at 73mph on the A1

A 43-year-old man was fined £60 last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court for a speeding offence.

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Driver caught doing 73mph on the A1  carriageway fined £75

Driver caught doing 73mph on the A1 carriageway fined £75

A 33-year-old man who did not produce his licence after he was caught speeding on the A1 was banned from driving for six months last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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Moped drink driver became unconcious

Moped drink driver became unconcious

After he was arrested for drink driving of a moped a 24-year-old man became unconscious in Banbridge police station.

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Van found with no insurance in car park at the Outlet

Van found with no insurance in car park at the Outlet

Eight penalty points were imposed in his absence on a 29-year-old man last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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Craigavon Courthouse

Admitted doing 50 in 30mph limit

A 19-year-old man was banned from driving for 12 months last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for a speeding offence.

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‘You will not see 40th birthday’ addict told

‘You will not see 40th birthday’ addict told

A 29-year-old man was told last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court he was a drug addict and if he carried on the way he was going he wouldn’t celebrate his 40th birthday.

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Fentanyl is being mixed with heroin, the PSNI has said. The synthetic opioid is linked to two deaths in Northern Ireland.

Killer drug hits NI shores amid rise in heroin abuse

A health official has revealed a “concerning” rise in heroin use in Northern Ireland following police confirmation addicts are at risk from the killer drug ‘fentanyl’ being mixed in.

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Ulster in Bloom 2017
 Small Town winner was Randalstown (Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council)

Flower power: 2017 Ulster In Bloom winners announced

The Province’s most ‘horti’-cultured cities, towns and villages were honoured today at the annual Ulster in Bloom awards.

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Robin McLoughlin, principal of Banbridge Academy.

‘Controlled schools are naturally integrated schools’

A Banbridge principal has highlighted the diversity and inclusivity of the controlled schools sector in Northern Ireland.

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Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council Lord Mayor Alderman Gareth Wilson hosted a Reception in Banbridge Civic Building for the Banbridge C�chulainn's GAA Team, made up of students from Banbridge High School, New-Bridge Integrated College and St Patrick's College, who won the Ulster C�chulainn Cup at the Meadowbank Sports Arena, Magherafelt on Wednesday 15th March, Team Captain Owen McGreevy holds the cup, included with the players are their teachers, from New-Bridge IC Anne Anderson (Principal) and James McGlade, from Banbridge High School Mark Parker, from St Patrick's College Roisin Woods (Principal) and Tony Kearney and from Ulster GAA Council, Michael Hasson (President) and Diarmaid Marsden. �Edward Byrne Photography

Cross-community team honoured

The Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council Gareth Wilson has hosted local cross-community Gaelic team, the Banbridge Cúchulainns.

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Dromore Central Primary School.

School community left heartbroken by sudden death of popular pupil

The principal of Dromore Central Primary School has expressed her “profound sadness” at the sudden death of P7 pupil Isobel Anderson.

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Fined for shouting in the street

William John Frederick Donaldson (29), Bann Street, Portadown who was shouting in the street when he was drunk was fined £200 last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for disorderly behaviour.

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Craigavon Courthouse

Admits sexual communication with child

A 22-year-old man will be sentenced next month at Craigavon Crown Court after admitting charges of sexual communication with a child.

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Masked raiders tie-up householder

Masked raiders tie-up householder

Police in Lurgan are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary in the Summerhill Brae area of Banbridge last night (Tuesday, 19 September).

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