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Falsely claimed nearly £14,000

Morrell Jamison (49) of Edenderry Park, Banbridge was convicted at Newry Magistrates’ Court on Monday for falsely claiming £13,812 benefits.

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Van limited to 60mph was doing 72mph

Van limited to 60mph was doing 72mph

A van limited to a top speed of 60mph was travelling at 72mph on the A1 carriageway, Banbridge Magistrates Court heard last Thursday.

Crime
Driver was caught speeding in Gilford

Driver was caught speeding in Gilford

Joseph James Moore (26), Broomhill Courtyard, Magheralin, was fined £60, given three points and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy last Thursday at Banbridge Court for excess speed.

Crime
Man had to be carried to police vehicle

Man had to be carried to police vehicle

When officers went to speak to him a 23-year-old man lay down and had to be carried to a police vehicle, Banbridge Magistrates Court heard last Thursday.

Crime
Caught speeding on the A1 carriageway

Caught speeding on the A1 carriageway

Conor Peter Connolly (26) , Lagmore Dale, Dunmurry, was given three points, fined £85 and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy for speeding.

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Court

Smashed door at Belmont Hotel

A 19-year-old man who smashed a glass door at a Banbridge hotel had money with him at the local court last week to pay for the damage.

Crime
No excuse for risking accident

No excuse for risking accident

In a hurry to get to work a 27-year-old man breached a traffic sign in Banbridge.

Crime
Made over 100 malicious phone calls

Made over 100 malicious phone calls

A restraining order was put in place last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court after a 38-year-old man made upwards of 100 malicious phone calls to a man.

Crime
Councillor Mark Baxter, Carla Lockhart MLA and Councillor Terry McWilliams

Town Centre Task Force to be debated

A motion is set to be forwarded to the local council proposing a Town Centre Task Force is established , aimed at regenerating and marketing local town centres.

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Driving ban follows insurance mistake

Driving ban follows insurance mistake

A 33-year-old man who thought he was insured to drive a vehicle belonging to another person was banned last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

Crime
Brenda Hale commemorating her late husband Mark on Remembrance Day at the cenotaph in Lisburn , Co Antrim.

Heartfelt story of war widow’s love and loss

Former Lagan Valley MLA and well-known local woman Brenda Hale has written a book telling the story of her soldier husband’s tragic death.

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Students enjoying watching the TV

Students going mobile as they leave TV sets behind

New research from TV Licensing shows students are increasingly watching mobile devices rather than on a TV.

Arts
SUBWAY NI scores Sponsorship with Banbridge Town FC

FOOTBALL: Banbridge Town score sponsorship with Subway NI

Subway NI has announced its support for Banbridge Town FC which will see the convenience food retailer become the official sponsor of the football club until 2018.

Football
The Night King. (Photo: Game of Thrones/HBO)

VIDEO: Tourism Ireland adds scenes from 'Eastwatch' to its 'Game of Thrones' tapestry

It’s week six of Tourism Ireland’s 'Game of Thrones' campaign which is rolling out around the world to coincide with season seven, showcasing Northern Ireland to millions of fans.

Arts
Stanley Poots pictured outside Craigavon Courthouse in March 2016. 
Picture by: Arthur Allison, Pacemaker (Pacemaker Press 07-03-2016)

Former principal is stripped of his MBE

A local primary principal who stole £15,000 from his school over a period of five years has been stripped of his MBE honour.

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It is over: Carl Frampton parts company with Barry McGuigan

BOXING: Carl Frampton splits from Cyclone Promotions

Carl Frampton has confirmed he has split from Cyclone Promotions and Barry McGuigan

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Carl Frampton

Carl Frampton parts company with Cyclone Promotions

Belfast boxer Carl Frampton has confirmed that he has parted company with Cyclone Promotions, saying now is the right time to take his career 'into his own hands'.
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The Via Wings walkers get ready to set off from Dromore.

Via Wings ‘Walk of Hope’ raises awareness of mental health issues

A team of 20 staff and volunteers from Dromore-based charity Via Wings recently completed a ‘Walk of Hope’ to raise awareness of mental health issues.

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The website was due to be launched on Monday.

Anonymous ex-politicians to launch new unionist website

A group of former politicians is today launching a new website with the aim of stimulating debate within unionism – but the people behind the project are not coming forward to say who they are.

Politics
Jonny Evans and Chris Brunt.

FOOTBALL: Jonny Evans deserves interest from other clubs, insists Chris Brunt

Chris Brunt thinks it is only natural West Brom and Northern Ireland colleague Jonny Evans is attracting interest given his quality and experience.

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