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Was driving without a licence

Paedear Finnegan (22), Castleview, Gilford, was fined £200 last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court for not having a driving licence on December 19 last year. He was also given six points and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy.

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Judge's court wig and hammer or gavel

Insurance started a day after she was stopped by police

An insurance policy taken out by a 24-year-old woman only started the day after she had been stopped for driving while uninsured, Banbridge Magistrates Court heard last Thursday.

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Man had an exemplary driving record

Man had an exemplary driving record

A 62-year-old man said it was a ‘genuine mistake’ that he was driving a van on the A1 without insurance on December 17 last year.

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Mobile phone man told police he wasn’t driving at the time

Mobile phone man told police he wasn’t driving at the time

Patrick McCusker (39) , Ballynagarrick Road, Portadown was fined £100 last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court for using a mobile phone while he was driving.

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One of the hedges in question.

Unionist peer charged over failing to cut hedges

Life peer Lord Kilclooney was today (Friday, April 20) charged with failing to comply with a remedial notice by failing to cut hedges at his Mullinure home in Armagh.

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Special evening of remembrance and reflection for Ulster Defence Regiment

An evening of remembrance and reflection for the contribution of the Ulster Defence Regiment in Northern Ireland is being held next month.

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Hit and run incident on Northway

Police are appealing for witnesses to a ‘hit and run’ incident at the Northway, Portadown.

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‘Punch up at a wedding’ incident

‘Punch up at a wedding’ incident

A ‘punch up at a wedding’ was one of the more unusual - or possibly quite routine - incidents police dealt with over the past few days.

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Deputy Lord Mayor, Councillor Sam Nicholson welcomes Chris McNabb from GM Designs to the Dromore Town Centre public realm scheme along with Lissa O'Malley, Regeneration Officer and Nigel McIlrath, Corporate Project Officer from Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council. Pic by Edward Byrne Photography

Town centre to get £1.1m facelift

A major facelift planned for Dromore town centre has moved a step closer with the appointment of a contractor to carry out a new public realm scheme.

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Leaflets being handed out in the Gilford area.

Dog walkers urged to clean up after pets

A leaflet drop has been conducted in Gilford, reminding dog owners to clean up after their pets.

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Speeding ‘R’ driver ran a red light

Speeding ‘R’ driver ran a red light

When an ‘R’ driver passed them at speed a police patrol followed the car and it reached 60mph on the Northway in Portadown before going through a red light.

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Fined for disorderly behaviour offence

Fined for disorderly behaviour offence

A 36-year-old man was fined £100 last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for disorderly behaviour on January 15 this year.

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Charity gospel evening to be held in Donacloney

Warren Smyth is presenting an evening of classic hymns and the stories that inspired them called ‘Then Sings My Soul’ in Donacloney Presbyterian Church this weekend.

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Two laptops stolen during burglary

Police have appealed for information following a burglary that took place sometime between 6.30 and 11pm last night (Wednesday, April 18) in the Portadown Road area of Tandragee.

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Police appeal for missing elephant in Portadown

Police appeal for missing elephant in Portadown

Police have issued one of their more unusual appeals - for an elephant missing from the Portadown area.

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Elderly woman left ‘very shaken’ after disturbing burglars

Elderly woman left ‘very shaken’ after disturbing burglars

Police are hunting two men who carried out a burglary at the home of an elderly woman near Banbridge.

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Reduced NIHE opening hours due to ‘changing customer needs’

Reduced NIHE opening hours due to ‘changing customer needs’

The Housing Executive has said a reduction in opening hours at local offices are due to ‘the changing needs of customers’.

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Kicked his victim six times around head

Kicked his victim six times around head

While walking home on New Year’s Day a 24-year-old man launched an ‘unprovoked attack’ on another man leaving him unresponsive on the ground.

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Fined for harassing woman who ‘stared at him at lights’

A 43-year-old man was fined £300 last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for harassing a woman over a period of time.

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WATCH: Rob Herring's statement on behalf of Ulster players following the IRFU review decision

Senior Ulster player Rob Herring has said the group has to move on following the decision by the IRFU to revoke the contracts of Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding.

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