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Work starts on new skate park

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Sleet and snow is causing hazardous conditions on many roads.

Several local schools close as wintry weather hits

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WEATHER: How's the snow where you are?

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Winston Pinkerton RSPBANI President. Pic by John Kelly

Touch of Tartan to support BHF

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‘Large stone’ thrown through window of house in Banbridge

Crime

Police appeal comes after weekend ‘sting’ in Banbridge

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Drink driver stopped near home

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‘If you keep drinking your liver will pack in’

Crime
A screenshot from the offensive video

Resignation of Barry McElduff - Sinn Fein statement in full

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Unsightly mess: Fly-tipped rubbish. (Archive pic)

Council taking steps to crack down on filthy fly-tippers

Environment

Man in his 50s dies following road traffic collision

Transport

Police appeal for witnesses after woman is injured in crash

Transport

WATCH | Motorist narrowly avoids head-on collision with car

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Translinks new Safety Bus can visit approximately 350 schools, or up to 25 thousand students, across Northern Ireland each academic year. Pictured at Aquinas Diocesan Grammar School in Belfast are Year 8 student Sarah McWilliams; Kevin Wallace, Safety Bus; Year 8 pupil Hannah Wilson; Sean McGreevy, Metro Falls Service Delivery Manager; Erin Watson, Year 8 student ; Susan ONeill, Safety Bus; and Year 8 students Oscar Feron and Kate McWilliams

Thousands of children in Northern Ireland to receive bus safety advice

Education

Essential safety work will be carried out, assures Roads Manager

Transport

‘Large stone’ thrown through window of house in Banbridge

Crime

‘If you keep drinking your liver will pack in’

Crime

Man is guilty of dangerous driving at Laurencetown

Crime

Became abusive to police officers during search

Crime

Work will soon start on new college

Education
New-Bridge contract awarded.

Contractor appointed for New-Bridge project

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Translinks new Safety Bus can visit approximately 350 schools, or up to 25 thousand students, across Northern Ireland each academic year. Pictured at Aquinas Diocesan Grammar School in Belfast are Year 8 student Sarah McWilliams; Kevin Wallace, Safety Bus; Year 8 pupil Hannah Wilson; Sean McGreevy, Metro Falls Service Delivery Manager; Erin Watson, Year 8 student ; Susan ONeill, Safety Bus; and Year 8 students Oscar Feron and Kate McWilliams

Thousands of children in Northern Ireland to receive bus safety advice

Education
Robin McLoughlin, principal of Banbridge Academy.

‘Controlled schools are naturally integrated schools’

Education
A computer-generated image of the proposed new SRC campus in Banbridge.

Stormont stalemate holding up new college project

Education
Bann Hardware, Commercial Road, Banbridge. Pic by Google

Long-standing town centre business to close

Business

Programme to help local firms scale up

Business
'Space Adventure' will be the theme at Quality Time throughout January.

‘Quality Time’ is key for children’s development

Business

Resignation of Barry McElduff - Sinn Fein statement in full

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Colin Worton called on the IRA to take the final step

O’Dowd remarks; now IRA must take final step, says victim

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DUP MLA Edwin Poots

Edwin Poots considering leaving politics

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Rory Best has been capped more than 100 times by Ireland

Rugby star Rory Best given freedom of borough by council

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Edwin Poots

Poots sparks backlash after calling taoiseach ‘Little Leo’

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Council taking steps to crack down on filthy fly-tippers

Environment
Barry Patience, Head of Department: Environmental Services, with Gillian
Topping, Head of Department: Environmental Health, pictured at one of the newly installed 'ballot bins'.

Council begins trialling new way of reducing cigarette litter

Environment
Pictured at the recent biodiversity project in Lagan Park, Dromara are representatives of Dromara Primary School, St Michael's Primary Shool and Finnis & Dromara Youth with Alderman James Tinsley, Chairman of the council's Leisure & Community Development Committee and Councillor Uel Mackin.

Young people help enhance biodiversity in park

Environment
Councillor Kevin Savage highlights fly-tipping. INBL fly-tipping

Sneak fly-tippers dump bathroom

Crime

‘World breakthrough’ in Cameron’s brain tumour battle

Health
Winter weather

Temperatures drop triggers Cold Weather Payments for 16,000 people

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An unhappy child

Sharp rise in counselling for sexually exploited children in NI

Offbeat
Koulla Yiasouma, Northern Ireland Childrens Commissioner.

Steady increase in young people seeking mental health support

Health
An unhappy child

Hundreds of NI children contact Childline with bullying woes

Offbeat