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Dromara Show promises to be ‘a most enjoyable day’

Vauxhall cars from a bygone age and the iconic McCormick International tractors will play a prominent role in this year’s Dromara Show, which will be held on Saturday, June 9.

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Driver had some unexpected passengers on William St

While collecting a friend a 23-year-old woman drove off through a red light when two people who were not known to her got into the car as well.

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Football rumour mill: Arsenal set to appoint successor to Wenger | Chelsea make Bayern striker number one summer target | Manchester United interested in signing Chelsea midfielder

Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has made it clear he wants to join Real Madrid this summer, just a year after he signed for the French champions from Barcelona. (Goal)

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Community champions celebrated

Community champions celebrated

There were congratulations and celebrations all round at this year’s Community Awards when Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council rolled out the red carpet at Craigavon Civic and Conference Centre.

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Lifetime Achiever Award for Melvyn

Lifetime Achiever Award for Melvyn

A Waringstown community stalwart has been given his just rewards by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council

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IN PICTURES: Hillsborough celebrates Royal wedding

The grounds of Hillsborough Fort was the picturesque setting for a special Children’s Fun Day to celebrate the marriage of HRH Prince Harry to US actress Meghan Markle on Saturday, May 19.

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Rev Sam Peden, former minister of Dromore Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church, who passed away on May 17. Pic courtesy of Drew McWilliams Photography

Tributes paid to minister who served with ‘selfless devotion and humility’

Tributes have been paid to a Dromore minister who served God, his congregation and the wider community “with selfless devotion and humility”.

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Assaulted four members of staff

Assaulted four members of staff

A woman who assaulted four female members of staff at the Praxis Unit in Lurgan was given suspended prison sentences last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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Reached speed of 65mph in 40 zone

Reached speed of 65mph in 40 zone

While driving into Lurgan a 20-year-old man reached speeds of up to 65mph in a 40mph zone, Craigavon Magistrates Court heard last Wednesday.

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There were some great costumes on show at Listullycurran Truth Defenders' Soldiers and Princesses-themed Royal wedding party.

Celebrating with Harry and Meghan

Listullycurran Truth Defenders LOL 616, Dromore hosted a free Royal wedding party on Saturday to celebrate the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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Police image of bees loose in car.

‘Buzzare’ incident as bees get loose in car

A man was hospitalised after a swarm of bees got loose in his car in Lurgan last night (Friday, May 18).

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Some of those who attended the fundraiser organised by Ronnie Herdman (second from right).

Ronnie raises funds for Air Ambulance NI

Dromore man Ronnie Herdman - a contestant in the upcoming ‘Stars In Their Eyes’ evening in Banbridge - held a successful fundraiser at Dromore High School on May 12.

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Stole drugs from Dromore chemists

A 21-year-old man was conditionally discharged last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court, sitting in Newry, after the judge heard he had been on remanded in custody for a considerable time.

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Taking car was ‘very bad stupid mistake’

Taking his partner’s car without her permission and driving while he was banned from the roads was a ‘very bad stupid mistake’ by a 43-year-old man.

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Was ‘civil’ to the police when stopped

On the tot up points system a 57-year-old man was banned from driving for six months last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court, sitting in Newry.

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IN PICTURES: A selection of photos from our archive

Take a look back at the good old days with our selection of photographs from the paper’s archive.

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A traffic warden on the look-out for anyone committing parking offences. (Archive pic)

More than 400 parking fines handed out in Banbridge in just three months

More than 400 parking fines were issued to motorists in Banbridge during the first three months of this year, it has been revealed.

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Disgust as homes of foreign nationals attacked

Disgust as homes of foreign nationals attacked

Homes of Indian and Pakistani families have been attacked in Banbridge overnight, police are reporting.

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The new 45-seater store will provide the perfect haven for coffee lovers

New coffee shop is to brew up 10 new jobs

Ground Espresso Bar are backing Banbridge with a new stand-alone coffee shop on Newry Street opening in June.

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Police warning about online drug sales

Police warning about online drug sales

Police have issued a warning about buying prescription medication from local Facebook buy and sell pages.

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