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IN PICTURES: Photos from our archive

Take a look back at the good old days with our selection of photographs from the paper’s archive.

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BBC Children in Need has awarded a total of �9,999 in new funding to a local group working with disadvantaged children and young people across Banbridge.

Home-Start celebrates new £9,999 grant

BBC Children in Need has awarded £9,999 in new funding to a local group working with disadvantaged children and young people across Banbridge.

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Deceased female red kite on three eggs pictured by Alan Ferguson.

Protected birds poisoned?

RSPB NI and the PSNI are appealing to the Banbridge community for information after a pair of protected red kites died through illegal poisoning in the Katesbridge area.

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The Boulevard sees increased turnover

The Boulevard sees increased turnover

The Boulevard is continuing to buck the trend with an impressive 25% year-on-year increase in turnover and 7.3% upturn in footfall; a significant difference to the reported Northern Ireland retail footfall, which was down 7.3% during April*.

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Week-long mission at Dromore

Week-long mission at Dromore

Plans are at an advanced stage for a week-long mission on October 8 -12, to be held at Dromore High School.

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Staff at New-Bridge Integrated College Art Department is delighted to announce that GCSE student Nathan Hood is the overall winner of the Carson Prize Key Stage 4 2018. Fellow GCSE student Alexandra Savage came highly commended in the same competition.

Nathan wins Carson Prize

New-Bridge Integrated College Art Department is delighted to announce that GCSE student Nathan Hood is the overall winner of the Carson Prize Key Stage 4 2018.

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ACAD Poppin Winners Girls NI Finals - Hannah Kelso, Mrs C Fitzsimons MBE (YE Chief Executive), Alex Shields, Michelle Hamilton, Hannah Jordan.

Poppin’ scoop major order for Pop Sockets

Banbridge Academy’s Young Enterprise team Poppin’ was crowned the Young Enterprise Company of the Year 2018 at the prestigious awards ceremony in Belfast City Hall.

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South Gates Terminal, Dublin Airport made by McAvoy Group.

McAvoy hand over €22m boarding area

The Dungannon-based McAvoy Group has handed over a new passenger facility at Dublin Airport which was built offsite and at over 19m wide, is believed to be the largest single span modular building delivered to date in the UK and Ireland.

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Pictured (L-R) are Gabriel Duffy, Apex Housing and Paul O'Rourke, Lotus Group.

Lotus Homes opens doors

Property developers including Paul O’Rourke from Banbridge-based Lotus Homes joined Co-Ownership at an industry event recently to celebrate 40 years of business in Northern Ireland.

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Banbridge Historical Society Outing

Members of Banbridge Historical Society were unanimous in their verdict about this year’s summer outing, ‘It was dead on!’

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DUP MLA Carla Lockhart pictured with the organisers of the annual Seapatrick village community fete.

Lockhart praises huge community spirit

DUP MLA Carla Lockhart has congratulated the organisers of the annual Seapatrick village community fete.

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Representatives from the Southern Trust, Southern Area Hospice and the local GP Federations who are working together to support GPs, Pharmacists and other staff working in the out of hours period providing palliative care.

‘Enhancing End of Life Care in Primary Care’ Master Class

A master class has been held to support GPs, pharmacists and other staff working in the out of hours period providing palliative care.

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Winner of the Click Energy holiday giveaway, Nicole Crossey (centre) pictured with her children L-R Conor, Ciaran and Cara Copeland �Press Eye/Darren Kidd

Banbridge woman scoops prize holiday

A woman from Banbridge has been confirmed as the lucky winner of a recent competition run by electricity provider, Click Energy.

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Universal Credit to be introduced

Universal Credit to be introduced

Universal Credit will be introduced in the Banbridge area from this Wednesday (June 27).

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Pictured at the launch of Neighbourhood Watch Week is Chair of PCSP Maire Cairns, Cons. Conrad Heaney, Annette Blaney, PCSP Project Coordinator, Cons. Pamela McElhinney and Ally Gordon.

Police encouraging Neighbourhood watch

Local Police and the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP) are pledging their support to National Neighbourhood Watch week, and are encouraging communities to get involved in keeping their communities safe.

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With the arrival of the warmer weather, Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) is warning of the dangers and consequences of gorse fires.

Concern after increase in gorse fires

With the arrival of the warmer weather, Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) is warning of the extreme dangers and serious consequences of deliberate fire setting in the countryside.

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