Tuesday Dec 3
Looking back at Gilford's heritage
Gilford Community Forum officially launches its 16-page 'Gilford Heritage Trail' booklet in Gilford British Legion on Thursday at 8pm.
Tuesday Dec 3
Fears of victim's family realised
The family of Harry Breen said they deeply appreciated the courage of some Garda officers and members of the security forces in bringing key evidence to the tribunal Lawyers for the respected officer's widow June, now in her 70s, and their children, David and Gillian, said the findings of Garda collusion are a truly remarkable expose and indictment ... (more)
Tuesday Dec 3
Archaeological finds cost taxpayer 17m
Removing archaeological items found during road building in Northern Ireland has cost the taxpayer A 17m, it has been revealed.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Consumer advice at old town hall
Shopping around, switching supplier and shopping safely online are just some of the money-saving strategies to be discussed at a free Consumer Council workshop in Banbridge today .
Businesses benefit from sales workshop
At the sales workshop for small businesses are Banbridge District Council chairman Olive Mercer along with Steve Pollard, Business in the Community, Eva Keenan, Banbridge District Council and Colly Graham, Sales Excellence.
Award for Warden keeping town clean
Tidy NI Local Hero Garnett McConnell receives his award from Council chairman Olive Mercer along with Council staff David Lindsay, Barry Patience, and Eric Morton, with Councillors Brendan Curran and Jim McElroy.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Musical extravanganza at Solitude 'Yulefest'
As part of the run up to Christmas, Northern Irish troubadour supreme, Duke Special is set to bring his unique and charming musical extravaganza to Banbridge District when he headlines a series of special festive events in Solitude Park.
Find a feather and win tickets to Christmas show
An exciting initiative has been launched encouraging children in Dromore to read more books and be in with a chance of winning tickets to see the MAC's brand new Christmas show, 'HATCH! Adventures of the Ugly Duck', proudly sponsored by Lidl Northern Ireland.
Dromore caring student wins bronze
A Dromore student was among the Northern Ireland competitors who won an impressive 19 medals in the Skills Show at Birmingham's NEC recently.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
'Board IS being challenged over primary school plans'
There would be no prospect of a new Dromore primary school had politicians and school representatives not worked together to achieve it.
Gillian's beat wins Community Policing Award
A Kinallen woman has been recognised for her commitment to the Neighbourhood Watch Scheme at the Justice in the Community Awards, Parliament Buildings, Stormont on November 6. Gillian Corbett, who received the award in the highly commended section from Justice Minister David Ford, was nominated by Banbridge Policing and Community Safety Partnership ... (more)
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Nan 'will be sorely missed'
Nan Elliott from Corbet who passed away last week was praised for helping to raise vital funds for the cancer charity.
Donaghcloney man jailed for attempted rape
Alan Lewis - PhotopressBelfast.co.uk 19/10/2013 Samuel Bingham from Donaghcloney who appeared at Downpatrick Courthouse.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Hauliers lose licences over fuel
Licences were revoked from Padraig Daly, of PD Refrigerated, County Tyrone; Kevin Peter Johnston of Johnston Tipper Services, County Londonderry, and Wadsworth James Bethel, of Banbridge, County Down.
Your chance to learn how to be a beekeeper
Over the last five years more than 100 people have attended Preliminary Beekeeping courses in Dromore, with a view to becoming beekeepers.
Tireless fundraiser passes away
A Presbyterian Minister paid tribute to a stalwart Corbet fundraiser who passed away in Craigavon Hospital on Saturday after a short illness.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Principal makes his 17th report
Other guests included SEELB Chief Executive Gregory Butler, Banbridge Council Chairman Olive Mercer, Dromore Councillors Paul Rankin and Hazel Gamble, new Dromore Central Primary School principal Mrs Linda Allen, Banbridge Academy principal Mr Raymond Pollock , the SELB's Mr Mike Donaghy and Mr Aidan McCormack and MLAs MLA's Jonatahn Craig, Craig, ... (more)
Open meeting call over Dromore park pump track plans
Dromore cyclists pumped up about plans for a new facility in town are being offered the chance to help steer its course.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Local author is full of cliches in his new book
A new book is due to be launched in Banbridge which is sure to have you falling off your seat laughing.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Leader call sees O2 fix mast
O2 has fixed broken cabling on a mast, which was wreaking havoc with the signal in the Banbridge area, after the Leader contacted the firm on behalf of frustrated readers.