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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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Brothers plead guilty to sex trade charges

Brothers plead guilty to sex trade charges

Two brothers who had earned tens of thousands of pounds from the sex trade today (Thursday) pleaded guilty to controlling women for prostitution.

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A trailer similar to the one that was stolen in the Gilford area. Pic posted by PSNI Banbridge.

Cattle trailer stolen: Police appeal for witnesses

Police investigating the theft of a cattle trailer in the Gilford area have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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Barry Williamson, recipient of the Grand Masters Award at last years Orange Community Awards

Nominations open for Orange Community Awards

Nominations are now open for this year’s Orange Community Awards – due to be held in Lisburn later this year.

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Oliver McAfee from Dromore in Co Down has gone missing while on a cycling trip around Israel.

Israeli police: Dromore man Oliver McAfee is ‘still alive’

Israeli police say a missing Northern Ireland man who had been cycling in the southern Israeli desert is still alive.

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Winter driving

TRAFFIC: 'More work will continue today to keep roads clear'

Conditions on the roads "remain difficult in many areas" and salting of roads on the scheduled network badly affected by snow and ice is "ongoing" , according to the NI Executive.
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Friends of Oliver McAfee lost contact with him in November

Trail of Bible pages found in search for Dromore man missing in Israel

A man from Co Down who went missing in an Israeli desert left a trail of Bible pages and may be suffering from ‘Jerusalem Syndrome’ it has been reported.

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Craigavon Courthouse

Drove straight at man - causing him to jump out of the way

A woman who drove straight at a man causing him to jump out of the way was banned from driving for 12 months last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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The Urban Sports facility set for Solitude Park, .

Work starts on new skate park

Work is underway on the new £250,000 purpose-built urban sports facility at Solitude Park, Banbridge.

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Sleet and snow is causing hazardous conditions on many roads.

Several local schools close as wintry weather hits

With the forecast sleet and snow having hit many local areas overnight and this morning, several schools have closed and motorists are being warned to slow down and drive with extra care.

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WEATHER: How's the snow where you are?

As the predicted snow arrives our reporters have been out and about

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Winston Pinkerton RSPBANI President. Pic by John Kelly

Touch of Tartan to support BHF

The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association Northern Ireland Branch (RSPBANI) will present the President’s charity concert - ‘A Touch of Tartan’ - in the Island Hall, Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn on Friday, February 16 (8pm).

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