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Members of Barnardo's Banbridge Helper Group (l-r) Liz Coburn, Isobel Moorhead, Jamie Hatton (15), Lord Mayor Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Julie Flaherty, Joyce McMurray and Marianne Nelson.

Willowgrove opens its doors on new facility

Barnardo’s NI in Banbridge has officially opened a new playground and sensory room at its Willowgrove service for 5-17 year olds with learning disabilities, life-limiting conditions and physical disabilities.

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Council give vital safety advice for local students

Council give vital safety advice for local students

As college and university students prepare for a new academic year, Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council is encouraging students to keep safe by being aware of potential hazards in their home or student accommodation.

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School road sign

UFU welcomes speed limit at local schools

The Department for Infrastructure has introduced a new part-time speed limit of 20 mph outside seven rural primary schools including Bronte Primary School, Ballynaskeagh Road, Banbridge.

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Pupils of Banbridge Academy and members of PwC pictured during the School's Careers Fair.

Careers Fair was a first class event

Pupils and parents of Banbridge Academy thoroughly enjoyed meeting representatives from a wide range of educational and employment sectors during the School’s recent Careers Fair.

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Some members of the late Bro William Herron's Lodge, Closkelt LOL 415, pictured at the Herron family memorial plaque following a short service of reflection and remembrance at Dromore Orange Hall on Saturday 1st September (The inaugural Orange Victims' Day).  L to R:  Junior Burrows, Kenneth Herron, Robert Hanna, Leslie Hanna, David Hanna and Robert Herron.

Service of remembrance

Lower Iveagh District LOL No 1 held a short service of reflection and remembrance at Dromore Orange Hall on Saturday, September 1, the inaugural Orange Victims’ Day.

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Arabella is just purrrfect

Little Arabella Duffy gives her rescue cat Ted a hug for luck, after entering him into the first ever ‘Crown Your Cat’ petfood competition.

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Ladies of the congregation who served supper following the Installation Service.

Installation Service for Rev Ian Kenny

The Rev Ian Kenny, formerly Minister of Dromore Free Presbyterian Church, was welcomed as the new Minister of Hillsborough Free Presbyterian Church at an Installation Service on Tuesday, August 28.

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Mayor of Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon, Council Julie Flaherty gets ready for the 2018 International Sheep Dog Trials at Gill Hall Estate, Dromore.

International Sheepdog Trial

Thousands of local, national and international visitors will descend on Dromore’s Gill Hall Estate when the International Sheepdog Trial 2018 get under way this week.

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Councillor Paul Greenfield, Councillor Mark Baxter and Alderman Paul Rankin visit Barrel and Bean to wish staff every success with the new business.

New Barrel and Bean is top-notch coffee bar

A new rustic-style coffee bar, Barrel and Bean, has opened in Dromore - creating 10 jobs, breathing new life into a vacant 100-year-old building in Bridge Street and giving the town’s evening and night-time economy a much needed boost.

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