Schoolboys in assault video, shared on Snapchat, identified by PSNI

Police have now identified two boys who appeared in a Snapchat video which seemed to show a schoolboy being assaulted.

Church Steeple and Cross

Funeral of young Shea Martin takes place this morning

The funeral of young Shea Martin, who died tragically in a railway crossing tragedy on Monday, is to take place this morning.

Graffiti scrawled on wall of the Community House in Drumbeg

Threats made at a community house in Craigavon

A community house in Craigavon has been vandalised and threats made in an early morning attack.


Police probe after video of assault on schoolboy shared widely on Snapchat

A video of a schoolboy in school uniform being beaten up, and which has been shared widely on social media, is being probed by the PSNI.


Graveyard search ‘part of dissident republican probe’

A police search in Lurgan’s St Coleman’s Cemetery this week was part of a 12 day operation into dissident republican activity, say the PSNI.

Victoria door vandalised at  R4 in Tavanagh Industrial Estate. It fell so heavily in smashed floor boards

‘Vandals could have been killed’

Vandals could have been killed after a heavy Victorian door fell so violently it smashed floorboards above the basement in a Portadown industrial estate.


Police slam ‘low life dealers’ after finding drugs stash during graveyard search

Police have lambasted ‘low life dealers’ after they found a massive stash of prescription drugs during a planned search of a graveyard yesterday.

Church Steeple and Cross

Funeral arrangements for the late Shea Martin announced

The family of 19-year-old Shea Martin, who died tragically in an incident in Lurgan on Monday, have announced his funeral arrangements.

Abandoned cars seized by the PSNI

Suspected drugs found in abandoned car

A large bag of drugs and a can of petrol were discovered in an abandoned car by police in Lurgan.


Teenager who died at railway line is named locally

The 19 year old, who died tragically after being struck by a train yesterday, has been named locally.

Police accident

Police diversions after road traffic crash

Police have warned motorists diversions are in place this morning after a crash in Lurgan.

NI Water.

Large parts of Co Armagh remain without water supply

NI Water says the estimated time the water supply will be restored throughout large parts of Co Armagh has been put back to 7pm tonight.


Police confirm death of teenager (19) in Lurgan

The PSNI has confirmed the death of a 19-year-old man who was hit by a train in Lurgan this morning.


Teenager dies after train incident

A teenager has died after being struck by a train early this morning in Lurgan.

Leigh Alderson

Ballet dancer Leigh returns home

Aged just 11 Leigh Alderson went off to the Royal Ballet School in London but now he has returned to his native Portadown and opened his own ballet company.

Portadown town centre Photo by Google Maps

Part of Portadown town centre closed due to falling masonry

Part of Portadown town centre has been cordoned off by police due to falling masonry.

Mark Baxter.

Councillors at war over memorial

Two unionist councillors are taking legal advice after a ‘heated exchange’ during a discussion on amendments to Portadown War Memorial.

The new Centra Store in central Craigavon soon to be opened by the Greene brothers

Greenes invest £2.5m in new Craigavon shop

A £2.5m store is set to open in central Craigavon creating at least 25 new jobs for the area.

Drugs found in Kilwilkie

Arrest after drugs find

A man has been arrested after drugs and cash were found by the PSNI in Lurgan

The Range is to open a new store in Portadown

The Range to open in Portadown

Garden and leisure chain The Range is to open a new store in Portadown this month.

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