18 hrs ago
Van linked to criminal activity sighted in Loughbrickland area
Suspicious activity in the area, has led police to remind the public to secure their property and report suspicious activity at the earliest opportunity.
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23 hrs ago
Rescue dog used to check building after collapse
The building in Church Square/Bridge Street Banbridge which collapsed on Sunday afternoon i 1 2 Edward Byrne Photography INBL15-274EB Fire crews used a rescue dog to check that a derelict pre-war building which collapsed at Church Square in Banbridge on Sunday afternoon, was empty.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Academy principal 'to hand on baton'
It was an 'agonising and soul searching' decision for the principal of Banbridge Academy but after 40 years of service in teaching, Mr Raymond Pollock has announced his decision to retire in December.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Fire at business premises not 'suspicious'
The cause of a fire at a shoe shop store room in Bridge Street at the weekend, is still under investigation although police have said that it is not being treated as suspicious.
Accused 'has no case to answer' says court
The court directed, upon an application by the defence, that the defendant, Stephen Collins, of Carnaloe Road, had no case to answer .
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Ulster Unionists announce supercouncil candidates
The Ulster Unionist Party in Lurgan has announced its two candidates to run in the upcoming elections to the new supercouncil of Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon for the New Lurgan District Electoral Area.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
More business classes call
Councillor Glenn Barr, the Ulster Unionist Party Candidate for the Banbridge DEA, has called on the Sinn Fein Education Minister to boost the economy by investing in more entrepreneurship courses in schools.
Government Bill 'more effective'
NI21 South Down MLA John McCallister has welcomed support in the Assembly for a number of his party's amendments to the Local Government Bill.
Anti-bullying film made at New-Bridge
An anti-bullying film made at New Bridge Integrated College will be screened at a showcase event this Saturday, April 11 at Facebook headquarters in Dublin.
Ruth's teapot trophy takes pride of place
'I want that teapot!' - It was this thought that spurred Dromore woman and past pupil of Banbridge Academy Ruth Erwin on, to win two games on the daytime quiz show Countdown.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Fia Erc 2014 Event Preview: Circuit Of Ireland Rally
Some of international rallying's most promising young drivers will head to Northern Ireland next week for one of the oldest rallies in the world.
Banbridge barista shoots for the stars
'The cream always rises to the top' - is a saying that couldn't be more apt than for one Banbridge latte-artist, David Wilson, as he ascends through the heats of the Starbucks barista championships.
Banbridge, Seapatrick and Scarva claim Bloom success
Banbridge District Council continues to blaze a trail of success in maintaining the highest environmental standards, by landing two top spots in the prestigious Translink Ulster in Bloom Competition.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Beauty queen dreams as Nicole set for final
From L-R Jodie Brown Jen Wildes , Nicole Caldwell at the Open at Direct Insurance Miss Northern Ireland heat at McAleers, Dungannon on friday night Crowned "Miss McAleers's" and going through to this year's finals of the Open+Direct Miss Northern Ireland contest, is Nicole Caldwell from Banbridge, who has just made it through the recent Dungannon ... (more)
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Stole over A 7,000 from her employer
A mother of four who swindled over 7,000 from her former employer in Banbridge has been given until 1 May to make restitution or face the very real prospect of a jail term.
A50 accident blackspot to be assessed by DRD
The A50 Banbridge to Portadown Road at Tullylish which has seen anumber of accidents over the past few weeks i 1 2 Edward Byrne Photography INB51-219EB DRD has proposed to carry out an assessment of the A50 Banbridge Road to Gilford when sufficient information on recent collisions here has been received from the PSNI.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Christmas car parking meeting
At the March meeting of Banbridge District Council it was unanimously agreed that a meeting be convened with Banbridge Regeneration Company to ascertain their views on the free Christmas car parking and discuss preparations for Christmas 2014.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
New acting chief executive for Council
Mr Pat Cumiskey has been appointed Acting Chief Executive of Banbridge District Council following the recent departure of his predecessor, Mr Liam Hannaway.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
'People deserve change for better' says election candidate
Maureen Litter, who will contest the local government elections for the new Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Council, has said that local people are tired of political failures and now deserve change for the better.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
A new life in New Lanark . . .
Leaving their home in Banbridge in 1949 with nothing more than a couple of suitcases, Raymond Kelly and his parents were one of the last families to leave the area seeking employment in the New Lanark Mill, Scotland.