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Pup ‘thrown’ from a car

A ten week old pup was left abandoned at the side of the road near Portadown yesterday (Tuesday, July 17).

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Banbridge Musical Society collected four prizes at the Association of Irish Musical Societies annual Awards Gala last year. Now they are appealing for everyone to suopport the company to save it from closure.

Plea to save Banbridge Musical Society

Banbridge Musical Society have been entertaining local audiences for 74 years through award-winning shows but now there are fears over the future of the company and they are urgently appealing for the local community to show their support.

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Stars in their Eyes contestants, compere and stage hands.

Extreme Challenge for amputee Peter

A Dromore man, who had his leg amputated and lost an eye due to cancer, is taking to the skies...quite literally.

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The 2018 O'Neills Foyle Cup Parade makes it way down Great James Street.

Young stars shine again at the Foyle Cup

Over 6000 young people accompanied by parents, grandparents, happily and colourfully paraded through Derry City centre in celebration of the 2018 O’Neills Foyle Cup.

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Carla Lockhart MLA and friends waiting on the big parade at Donaghcloney.

Twelfth success is hailed by local MLA

The local Orange districts have been praised for a peaceful and successful Twelfth.

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Ryan Mawhinney is the 2018 BW85 British MX Nationals Champion after a brilliant weekend at Canada Heights.

Jason Meara and Ryan Mawhinney claim British titles at Canada Heights

It was a great weekend for local riders at the penultimate round of the Michelin MX Nationals British Championships at Canada Heights, with Jason Meara and Ryan Mawhinney both wrapping up their respective titles.

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Which one is real and which is fake?

Police warning after toy gun found in bush

Police have issued a stark warning over giving toy guns to children - after the discovery of a highly realistic fake in bushes.

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Brian Johnston, Scarva, exhibited the reserve Aberdeen Angus champion Dartrey Viscount Cid T655 at Castlewellan Show. Picture: Julie Hazelton

Intense competition at 51st Castlewellan Show

Competition was intense in the various livestock and equine classes at the 51st Castlewellan Show.

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Vast blaze visible across east of Province is tyre fire

A huge fire, the smoke from which could be seen across Co Down and parts of south Antrim, stems from burning tyres.

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Philip Capper. Pic by John Kelly

Tractor crash death: Police renew appeal for witnesses

Police investigating the death of Dromore man Philip Capper have renewed their appeal for information about the road traffic collision that claimed his life.

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Councillor Frances Burton with Sidney Oliver, William Reid and Sandra Reid enjoying a sit-down in the field at Ballygawley

Ballygawley: intimate Twelfth gets World Cup fever

What the Orange Order branded “the most intimate” parade of the Twelfth took place in the village of Ballygawley, Co Tyrone, which this year had a special World Cup flavour.

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Jonny Buckley, Chief Inspector Jon Burrows, Carla Lockhart and Darryn Causby.

Call for a ‘robust approach to drugs’

Issues surrounding drugs and anti-social behaviour have been raised with the new police commander for the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon District.

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Swung a punch at paramedic helping him

Swung a punch at paramedic helping him

A 51-year-old man who swung a punch at a paramedic after he crashed during a drink driving incident was given a three month prison sentence last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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Bonfire site at Monrush in Cookstown

Fire safety reminder given to bonfire builders

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) is urging bonfire builders to follow fire safety advice and act responsibly to help ensure public safety.

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Last year's parade makes its way through Scarva Demesne

Scarva ready to host its ‘day like no other’

The Co Down village of Scarva will on Friday host Ulster’s biggest one-day event, at a single location, with a crowd of at least 100,000 expected for the Sham Fight and Royal Black Institution parade.

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Graeme McDowell, Major Champion and Mastercard Global Ambassador, returned to Royal Portrush Golf Club to mark the going on sale of the first tickets to The 148th Open

Tickets now on sale: Graeme McDowell's back at home as The Open draws near

Graeme McDowell, Major Champion and Mastercard Global Ambassador, returned to Royal Portrush, to mark the going on sale of the first tickets to The 148th Open. The event will be held there from 14-21 July next year for the first time since 1951.

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Ethan Galbraith

Ready to shine for Manchester United: Ethan Galbraith geared up for SuperCupNI test against Celtic

Manchester United’s rising Northern Ireland star Ethan Galbraith will put the nightmare of an international wrangle behind him to join the Red Devils in next weekend’s (July 21) SuperCupNI challenge against Celtic in Coleraine.

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Ethan Galbraith pictured with Manchester United U18 Coach Kieran McKenna.

Manchester United star Ethan Galbraith under starter's orders against Celtic

Manchester United’s rising Northern Ireland star Ethan Galbraith will put the nightmare of an international wrangle behind him to join the Red Devils in this weekend’s SuperCupNI challenge against Celtic in Coleraine.

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Philip Capper, 29, was a popular member of Battlehill Pipe Band. Pic: John Kelly

Tractor crash victim Philip Capper ‘a much-loved character’

Tributes have been paid to a young Dromore man who was killed in a road traffic collision on Friday night.

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WATCH: Rory McIlroy believes Ballyliffin Golf Club is a hidden gem.

Rory mcIlroy hailed Ballyliffin Golf Club's Glashedy Links as a 'hidden gem' on Sunday after he completed his final round in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open.

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