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Reason for fatal crash will never be known

A court has heard the reason why an accident occurred in which a 51-year-old woman was killed will ‘never be known’.

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Glenn Irwin won the opening Superbike race at the Sunflower Trophy meeting on Friday on the PBM Be Wiser Ducati.

SUNFLOWER: Irwin off to flying start with victory in Superbike opener

Glenn Irwin picked up where he left off in 2016 at the Sunflower Trophy meeting as he opened his account with victory in the first AJ Plumbing Supplies Superbike race at Bishopscourt on Friday.
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Chair of Mid Ulster District Council, Councillor Kim Ashton meets aspiring young model from Cookstown Kate Grant and her mother Deirdre.

Whirlwind two weeks for would-be model

Following a whirlwind two weeks for aspiring model, Kate Grant, Chair of Mid Ulster District Council, Councillor Kim Ashton took time to congratulate her on her success.

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Was speeding in the 60mph zone on the A1 dual carriageway

Was speeding in the 60mph zone on the A1 dual carriageway

A 29-year-old man was fined £100 last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court, sitting in Newry, for a speeding offence.

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Two in court on shoplifting charges

Two in court on shoplifting charges

Two women who have pleaded guilty to shoplifting offences will be sentenced early next month at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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Suspended sentence on motoring charge

Suspended sentence on motoring charge

A 23-year-old man was given a suspended prison sentence last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court for a motoring offence.

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Two top storytellers are on their way to Laurencetown

Two top storytellers are on their way to Laurencetown

Two amazingly talented story tellers are to visit Laurencetown Community Centre.

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Man had been trying to get a lift home

Man had been trying to get a lift home

When police noticed a man unsteady on his feet in a car park they saw him get into the driver’s side of a vehicle.

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High praise for a high performing council following a triple win at this years Local Government Awards. A council delegation, led by Deputy Lord Mayor Councillor Sam Nicholson, collects one of three awards.

ABC Council scoops a trio of top awards

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council has scooped a hat-trick of accolades at this year’s NI Local Government Awards.

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Confused over A1 speed limit

Graham Barrow (46), Bloomfield Road, Belfast was fined £75 last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court and also given three points and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy for speeding on the A1 on May 26.

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Was driving at 92mph in the 60mph zone on the carriageway

Was driving at 92mph in the 60mph zone on the carriageway

A motorist who drove at over 90mph on the A1 was given four penalty points last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court sitting in Newry.

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Jockey banned from driving for 16 months

Jockey banned from driving for 16 months

A 41-year-old man involved in the horse racing world was banned from driving for 16 months last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court sitting in Newry.

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Family and child with Down’s Syndrome the victims of hate crime

Family and child with Down’s Syndrome the victims of hate crime

A child with Down’s Syndrome who is being bullied by her peers and a businessman’s family subjected to abuse are just two of the real-life examples being used to highlight Hate Crime Awareness Week.

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Twinkles the cat was found caught in a rusty trap.

Cat undergoing treatment after it catches paw in trap

A local animal sanctuary are nursing a cat back to health after it caught its paw in a rusty trap.

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Rory Best

RUGBY: Rory Best boost for Ulster and Ireland

International hooker Rory Best could make a return to playing on Sunday with Ulster in the European Champions Cup pool game against La Rochelle.
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Symbol of law and justice in the empty courtroom, law and justice concept.

Had not read insurance policy ‘in any level of detail’

A driving ban of 48 hours was imposed on a 23-year-old man last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for not having insurance.

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Craigavon Courthouse

Had bag of cannabis during a night out with his friends

When the drunken shouting of a friend brought police on the scene a 23-year-old man was reported for a drugs offence.

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Jonathan Rea celebrates his record third successive World Superbike title in France.

Marquez praise for triple World Superbike champion Rea

MotoGP superstar Marc Marquez has heaped praise on Jonathan Rea following the Ulster rider’s historic three-in-a-row World Superbike title feat.

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Charles Stuart (25) on the Parker Transport Yamaha R1.

ISB champion Stuart aiming to impress at Sunflower

Irish Superbike champion Charles Stuart won’t mind if it rains on Saturday at the JAS Finlay Sunflower Trophy meeting at Bishopscourt.

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Vandalised car

Thousands of pounds worth of damage caused to house and car

Thousands of pounds worth of damage have been caused to a house and car in a ‘particularly nasty’ incident, say police.

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