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7 hrs ago | UTV

Dealers of killer drug yet to be found

An inquest into one of 20 deaths linked to an unregulated stimulant drug has heard police have been unable to trace those responsible for selling it in Northern Ireland.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Banbridge Today

Town company to the fore ahead of golf's NI Open

David Snoddy, Galgorm Castle Golf Club and William Cartmill, Coburn s,check out the course at Galgorm Castle Golf Club ahead of next month s NI Open A Banbridge firm is to the fore as Galgorm Castle Golf Club makes ready for next month's Northern Ireland Open.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Banbridge Today

Tributes are paid to much loved Dean

Tributes expressing the loss felt at the passing of a 'unique and inspirational woman of faith' have been pouring in after news that Dromore-born Dean Lynda Patterson has died at her home in New Zealand.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Down County, Northern Ireland, World News, Religion, Anglican

Fri Jul 18, 2014

RTE.ie

NI child abuse inquiry may be suspended over funds

Splits within the power sharing government at Stormont over spending have been blamed by First Minister Peter Robinson for the threat, which he branded an "outrage".

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Banbridge Today

Judge hands drink driver three year ban

A 24-year-old Banbridge man has been banned from driving for three years and fined 300 after being convicted of driving with excess alcohol in breath.

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Lurgan Today

Bail refused in murder case

A murder victim found dumped in a wheelie bin in Craigavon was showered after being subjected to a violent assault, the High Court has heard.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Ballycastle Today

Councillors left in a state of confusion over new body's name

Members of the new ABC council are scratching their heads over the permanent name of the new set-up.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Banbridge Today

Halfway House director agrees disqualification

The Halfway House's Richard Ferris has agreed to a nine-year disqualification prohibiting him from being a company director.

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Banbridge Today

Condemnation over local bonfire effigies

Banbridge SDLP councillor Marie Hamilton has expressed disappointment that posters of democratically elected representatives, including herself, have appeared on a bonfire in Banbridge.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Down County, Northern Ireland, Sinn Fein

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Ballycastle Today

Residents voice their horror after body found in wheelie bin

Residents in the Moyraverty area of Craigavon have voiced their horror after police swooped on Saturday afternoon to the house where Lurgan man Owen Creaney's body was found in a wheelie bin.

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Fermanagh Today

Thousands enjoy spectacle of Sham Fight and Black parade in Scarva

The annual Sham Fight and loyal order parade in Scarva drew the expected bumper crowds yesterday for one of the largest cultural events in the Province.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Lurgan Today

Sky is the limit for astronomy professor

Professor Louise Harra, a former pupil of Lurgan College Prep, Banbridge Academy and QUB, moved to England 20 years ago to pursue her career.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Armagh County, Northern Ireland, World News, United Kingdom, Down County, Northern Ireland

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Derry Today

New taskforce reveals NW as a repossession top hotspot

A new taskforce set up by the Housing Minister Nelson McCausland earlier this year to investigate the impact of negative equity, repayment arrears and possessions has identified Londonderry and Limavady amongst eight repossession hotspots across Northern Ireland.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Londonderry County, Northern Ireland, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Armagh County, Northern Ireland, World News, Down County, Northern Ireland

UTV

Four 'led to safety' near bonfire

Four people, including a pensioner, were led to safety by firefighters after a large bonfire built close to houses started to affect nearby roofs on Friday night.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Banbridge Today

Support for domestic abuse sufferers online

To get to the pages, all you have to do is select 'E District', which covers Armagh, Banbridge, Craigavon and Newry and Mourne or 'Banbridge' on the drop-down menu on the PSNI homepage and then click 'Domestic Abuse' on the menu on the right.

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UTV

Murder victim 'was showered after assault'

A murder victim found dumped in a wheelie bin in Craigavon was showered after being subjected to a violent assault, the High Court has heard.

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Banbridge Today

Company gets go-ahead for leisure complex

The Lotus Group, which is headquartered in Banbridge, was given the go-ahead after its planning application was approved by Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Lurgan Today

Owen Creaney's funeral is tomorrow morning

Mr Creaney's body was found by police on Saturday in a wheelie bin outside a house in Moyraverty Court.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Banbridge Today

Loughbrickland sculptor's sweet success in New York City

Mark Revels, 36, together with Brendan Jamison, 35, also from Northern Ireland, have completed a giant sugar cube sculpture installation, the first artwork to be installed in the new Sugar Hill Museum of Art and Storytelling, Broadway Housing Communities, Harlem.

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Banbridge Today

Locals hope to retain titles

Banbridge and Scarva will have to impress judges this summer if they're to retain their Ulster in Bloom titles.

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