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Friday Jul 18 | 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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Friday Jul 18 | 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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Friday Jul 18 | 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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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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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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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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Banbridge Today

Locals call for equal access to crucial cancer drugs

Following a meeting with Health Minister Poots, Roisin Foster, Cancer Focus Northern Ireland and cancer patient Allister Murphy continue to call on the public to pledge their support for the Equal access campaign, calling for equal access to cancer drugs for patients in Northern Ireland.

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Banbridge Today

Banbridge woman is charged with man's murder

A Banbridge woman is one of two people charged with the murder of a man whose body was discovered in a wheelie bin in Craigavon at the weekend.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Lisburn Today

Gilford to host annual Twelfth parade

Upwards of 20,000 people are expected to enjoy the colour and pageantry of the biggest Twelfth demonstration in County Down.

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