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9 hrs ago | Banbridge Today

Police appeal for a information after dog is hit by a car

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."

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20 hrs ago | Banbridge Today

District joins tributes to former First Minister and DUP leader

DUP party leader Ian Paisley who joined Upper Bann candidates Stephen Moutray, Junior McCrum and David Simpson on the election trail in Banbridge. Tributes have been flooding in to the former First Minister and founder of the Democratic Unionist Party, Dr Ian Paisley, who passed away last Friday .

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Banbridge Today

New initiative will to help boost the local economy

New social enterprise hub launched in Banbridge. The Old Town Hall Banbridge was the venue for the launch of a new initiative aimed at boosting the local economy on Tuesday, September 9, 2014.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

UTV

The Issue

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.

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Banbridge Today

PCSP small grant yields a big catch with Angling First

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.

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Banbridge Today

Sinn Fein MEP pays a visit to Banbridge

The Sinn Fein MEP was in the District to discuss funding opportunities available to councils with the establishment of the new super councils. Speaking after the visit Banbridge Councillor Brendan Curran said: "Martina wanted to hear about council's experience in securing and administrating EU funded schemes.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Banbridge Today

Downshire GS hosts its annual parade on Friday

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.

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Fermanagh Today

Bringing - Crozier' to a tragic ship mystery

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.

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LaGrange Daily News

City staff report on sister-city visit

LaGrange Director of Economic Development Mike Criddle, Councilmen Tom Gore and Nick Woodson, Mayor Jim Thornton, Councilman LeGree McCamey, Economic Development Specialist Andy Camp in downtown Craigavon.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Banbridge Today

Car torched as spate of arson attacks continues

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.

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Banbridge Today

Dangerous driving charge

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.

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Banbridge Today

Celebrating those who help the community

Banbridge District Council are looking nominations for its prestigious Community Awards which celebrate the contribution made by local people to improving the lives of others in the Banbridge District. The awards, which are supported by Tesco, are designed to honour individuals of outstanding merit who have gone that extra mile to help others in the Banbridge district.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Great Outlet Bake Off winner rises to the challenge

Over the course of the past six weeks, we have been looking for Northern Ireland's very own answer to Mary Berry.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Suria

Australia child-relocation hearing opens...

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".

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BBC News

VIDEO: Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry address

Chairman Sir Anthony Hart gives an opening address at the start of the second module of Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry in Banbridge, County Down.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Lurgan Today

Amy back home after treatment in hospital

Lurgan teenager Amy Uprichard received great news this week when she was told she could leave hospital following chemotherapy treatment.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Banbridge Today

Hard-working Teresa is town's Supermum

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.

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Banbridge Today

Call for meeting to discuss Crozier House

Councillor Joan Baird has called for a special health meeting at Banbridge Council to discuss the future of Crozier House.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Belfast Today

Royal Black Institution steps out for 'Last Saturday' parades

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.

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Banbridge Today

Paramedics heading for India to give vital training and save lives

As a nation accustomed to dialling 999 and summoning an ambulance, it may seem incredible that a country with as vast a population as India doesn't have a proper ambulance service.

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