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6 hrs ago | Lurgan Today

Preview of this week's Lurgan Mail

In this week's 'MAIL' we bring you news of a boost for the leisure sector with a new eight screen cinema set for Craigavon next April.

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10 hrs ago | Lurgan Today

Kicked door of vehicle while out on his stag night

While he was out on his stag night a Lurgan man kicked the passenger door of a vehicle causing damage.

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18 hrs ago | The Irish World Newspaper

Rankin's Irish bread even on sale in Arab Gulf

Rankin Selection breads, a selection of traditional Irish breads developed by celebrity chef Paul Rankin, from Co Down, can now be found in Lulu supermarkets across Abu Dhabi.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lurgan Today

Man already on suspended sentence admits drug charge

A Waringstown man already under a suspended sentence for a drugs offence admitted a further charge last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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Derry Today

Rosaleen 'Face of Northern Ireland'

Rosaleen McGeehan, a pupil at Lumen Christi has also raised A 400 for local charities by taking part in the competition.

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Ballycastle Today

Woman made nuisance calls to 999 number

After getting police to her home with a 999 call, a Portadown woman then asked them to move her partner into another bedroom, Craigavon Magistrates Court heard last week.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Newrydemocrat.com

Trust defends proposed closure of stroke unit at Daisy Hill Hospital

A NEWRY councillor and former nurse at Daisy Hill Hospital has called on people to oppose controversial proposals to shut the stroke unit at Daisy Hill despite assurances from the Southern Health Trust that people in Newry and Mourne will benefit from the move.

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Newrydemocrat.com

Newry gets the Blues

Scrap whatever's in your diary next weekend as Newry City will play host to a phalanx of local talent in the inaugural Newry City Blues Festival.

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Ballycastle Today

Kinnego kiosk houses life-saving device

Mayor of Craigavon Councillor Colin McCusker with the new publicly accessible defibrillator at Kinnego Marina.

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The Session

The Hundred Pipers March

I love books like this and this one is a charm, an education and a joy. I so want to get my hands on a Lambeg drum and start up a fife and drum corp.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Lurgan Today

Drink drive offence aggravated by presence of 13-year-old passenger

When police eventually stopped a drunk driver they found that he had a 13-year-old boy in the front passenger seat, Craigavon Magistrates Court heard last Friday.

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Ballycastle Today

Girl vows to return to bull run after being knocked unconsious

A Portadown woman who was knocked unconscious during a Spanish Bull Run has vowed to return to the same festival next year.

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Ballycastle Today

Kansas girls are in town as part of project

Mayor Colin McCusker welcomed two American teenagers and two of their Portadown friends into his Parlour this week as the result of a cross-community project between the town and Kansas, America.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Lurgan Today

Thought she was covered

A Lurgan woman who thought she could drive her partner's car because she had fully comprehensive insurance found this was not the case.

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Irish Republican News

Unionists step back from Ardoyne violence

Three men were stabbed and there were a number of other sectarian incidents last weekend around the annual 'Twelfth of July' marches, but the events themselves took place without serious disorder.

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Fermanagh Today

Church venture is a success

The church's men's fellowship has extended Christian outreach well beyond the village with its recent highly successful Men's Weekend at Castledillon in Armagh, which saw around 100 men from across Northern Ireland enjoy a range of sporting activities as well as spiritual guidance sessions.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Ballycastle Today

Long day for lodges

It was a long day for Portadown's 28 Orange lodges as they took part in the County Armagh Twelfth demonstration on Saturday - an 8am start from Carleton Street, stretching into the early evening when they returned to town from Markethill.

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Fermanagh Today

Elderly lady dies in Co Armagh road accident

The victim - Ruby Nesbitt, who lived in the Keady area - was hit by a Scania lorry on Kinelowen Street in the centre of the south Armagh village.

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Lurgan Today

Police uncovered small amount of cannabis resin in vehicle

After stopping a car which had a defective headlight police uncovered a small quantity of cannabis when they searched the vehicle.

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UTV

Drugs arrest man 'on the run for 10 years'

A Chinese man, who had been in the run for more than 10 years, has been remanded into custody accused of producing and supplying cannabis.

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