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Was abusive and pushed police officer

When he was approached by police a 42-year-old man became abusive to them and pushed an officer, Banbridge Magistrates Court heard last Thursday.

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Banned on the tot-up system

Banned on the tot-up system

On the tot up points system a 20-year-old man was banned from driving for six months last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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War plane crashes and D-Day on the Bann

War plane crashes and D-Day on the Bann

Banbridge Historical Society hopes to collect memories of life during the Second World War, with the possible view of producing a publication with Doreen McBride to edit it and help in the production.

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‘Drag race’ held in local supermarket car park

‘Drag race’ held in local supermarket car park

After he was challenged to a ‘drag race’ in a supermarket car park a 24-year-old man accepted and this led to a driving ban last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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Upper Bann MLA Carla Lockhart (second from right) is pictured at the funding fair with representatives from Big Lottery, Heritage Lottery and Children in Need.

Big turnout for funding fair

Upper Bann MLA Carla Lockhart has thanked all those who attended a funding fair for voluntary/community groups that she hosted recently in Craigavon Civic Centre.

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New-Bridge Student Jack Delaney

Local pupil spells out the future for new ‘App’

New-Bridge Student Jack Delaney successfully qualified for the second year running for the BT Young Scientist of the Year and presented at the prestigious competition in Dublin last weekend.

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Oliver McAfee from Dromore was last seen on November 21

NI Jews using Israeli contacts in search for missing Co Down man Oliver McAfee

The Jewish community in Northern Ireland has launched a campaign to raise awareness in Israel about a Co Down tourist who has gone missing there.

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Family in emotional appeal for missing man

The family of missing Portadown man Norman Prentice have issued an emotional appeal for help in tracing his whereabouts.

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Carla Lockhart MLA, Mr Tony Hellen, Mr Sammy Heenan, Mrs Julie Heenan, Miss Ellie Henan and Miss Gracie-May Ferguson

Banbridge District’s fundraising breakfast

DUP MLA Carla Lockhart has congratulated Banbridge Orange District on another successful fundraising breakfast.

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Parents would not take son (36) in as he was so intoxicated

Parents would not take son (36) in as he was so intoxicated

After both of his parents refused to take him in because he was so drunk a 36-year-old man was arrested by police for his own safety.

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Dromore's Aaron Lyttle in action with Dalriada's M Kennedy

SCHOOLS’ RUGBY: Dalriada beat Dromore High in Schools’ Cup third round

Dromore High School sufferred a 27-11 home loss to Dalriada School in the second round of the Danske Bank Ulster Schools’ Cup.

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Answered phone to tell wife he was driving

Answered phone to tell wife he was driving

When he was stopped for using a phone while he was driving it was discovered a 38-year-old man was not insured to drive the vehicle.

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Jewellery taken during burglary

Jewellery taken during burglary

Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a house in the Whyte Acres area of Banbridge on Thursday (January 18).

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Burglary at home of elderly woman condemned as ‘absolutely disgusting crime’

Burglary at home of elderly woman condemned as ‘absolutely disgusting crime’

Police are hunting heartless thieves who stole cash and jewellery after breaking into the home of a woman aged in her 90s in Dromore, Co Down last night.

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Police saw car go through a red light

Police saw car go through a red light

After he was offered a fixed penalty for driving through a red light a 30-year-old man refused to take it claiming that the light had been at amber.

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Ended up in ditch after losing control

Ended up in ditch after losing control

When he was driving too fast a 20-year-old man lost control of his car and ended up in a ditch, Banbridge Magistrates Court heard last Thursday.

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Guilty of speeding on the carriageway

Guilty of speeding on the carriageway

Connor Strain, (24) Moss Road, Banbridge, was convicted in his absence for a speeding offence last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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Pictured unveiling the new secure cycle parking compound at Lisburn Train Station are Translink's Gary Dunlop and Claire McLernon from Sustrans.

Translink invests in new facilities for cyclists

New secure bicycle parking compounds have been unveiled at Lisburn and Holywood train stations as part of Translink’s efforts to improve facilities for cyclists at NI Railways and Ulsterbus stations across Northern Ireland.

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Man arrested on suspicion of attempting to meet child following sexual grooming

A 34-year-old man was arrested in Lurgan yesterday on suspicion of attempting to meet a child following sexual grooming.

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Sir Jeffrey Donaldson MP

Lagan Valley constituency could be axed under boundaries shake-up

Lagan Valley MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson has declined to comment on speculation that his parliamentary constituency could be abolished under proposals to redraw electoral boundaries here.

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