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Constable Michael Brannigan, Banbridge Response, explained: "We received a report of an injured dog on Dromore Road at 6.55am on Wednesday, September 3. "This collision occurred on the Banbridge side of Ballyvalley Heights and I am asking anyone who witnessed the collision or has noticed damage on a vehicle which would normally travel this route to contact us on the 101 non-a emergency number."
Paul O'Grady's series about Battersea Dogs and Cats Home. This episode sees a bulldog with an eye problem, a shih-tzu in need of physio, and a badly treated and neglected lurcher.
Young people from around the district who attend the fishing sessions at Angling First, included with Mark McGivern are Hilary Dobson , Cllr Joan Baird and Con Colin Madine i 1 2 Edward Byrne Photography INBL1435-204EB Banbridge Policing and Community Safety Partnership was represented at the end of project event at Angling First in Dromore on Thursday August 28. The project was funded through the PCSP small grants scheme and gave young people from across the District the opportunity each week to find out about fishing and to develop their interest and skills. The project also provided opportunities for local police Neighbourhood Officers to engage with the young people in an informal setting.
This Friday 12th September Downshire Guiding Star Flute Band will be holding their Annual band parade and competition in Banbridge town centre. The band through many year's of hard work and commitment can boast to having one of the largest and most popular parades to be held in Northern Ireland each year.
The discovery of a legendary long-lost naval expedition, largely commanded by a Banbridge man, is a major turn-up for the Province, according to one expert. The vessel vanished in the 1840s while part of a two-ship mission, of which Francis Rawdon Moira Crozier had been one of the senior leaders.
A car was set alight in the Hillhead Drive vicinity of Banbridge in what is believed to be yet another in a series of arson attacks in the area. The attack on the blue Ford Focus occurred some time between 11.30pm and 12.20am on Tuesday, September 2. Investigations into the attacks began in the latter months of 2013 when a number of cars were set on fire or damaged in locations including Banbridge, Waringstown and Loughbrickland.
A 19 year old Gilford man has appeared in court charged with causing grievous bodily injury to another man by dangerous driving. Christopher Poots appeared before District Judge Mr Paul Copeland last Thursday.
A hearing into the historic transportation of children from Northern Ireland institutions to Australia opened on Monday, sparking calls for a nationwide inquiry into what campaigners called "the largest child abuse scandal in Britain's history".
A Banbridge woman who has been working tirelesly as an ambassador for Diabetes UK and works with vulnerable children is one of the finalists in a top competition run by Supervalu.
The final major demonstrations of the loyal order marching season will take place in six main venues on Saturday, with members of the Royal Black Institution on parade.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 02:01 pm
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