Tandragee

  • Man punched woman in the head outside pub in Tandragee

    on Jan 3, 17 • in Featured, In Your Area, News, Tandragee • with No Comments

    Man punched woman in the head outside pub in Tandragee

    A woman was punched in the head by a man outside a pub in Tandragee on Friday night, December 30. Police are appealing for information following the assault, which occurred outside a licensed premises in the Market Street area of the county Armagh town. It is reported that a 30-year-old woman was assaulted by a man sometime between 11.30pm and 11.45pm. The woman was punched to the head and it is believed that a number of people witnessed this and intervened. The woman required hospital treatment for her injuries which are not believed to be life

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  • Permanent memorial garden to remember 11 who lost lives at Tandragee 100

    on Dec 21, 16 • in Featured, In Your Area, News, Other Sports, Sports, Tandragee • with No Comments

    Permanent memorial garden to remember 11 who lost lives at Tandragee 100

    A memorial garden is to be established in memory of those who have lost their lives at the Tandragee 100. In all 11 have died over the years – including spectators – at one of the country’s most prestigious road races. The project is being led by current Tandragee 100 clerk of course RJ Woolsey. The garden will have at its heart a special memorial in the form of a motorcycle, sitting atop a stone block and with a marble panel on which will be engraved the names of those who sadly lost their lives

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  • Three men charged with arson attack in Tandragee on Wednesday night

    on Dec 9, 16 • in Featured, In Your Area, News, Tandragee • with No Comments

    Three men charged with arson attack in Tandragee on Wednesday night

    Three men have been arrested after a flat in Tandragee, county Armagh was petrol-bombed on Wednesday night. The men aged 31, 35 and 39 are charged with a number of offences including arson. A device was thrown from a moving car at the property on Market Street around 11.30pm. The bomb caused only external scorch damage. The men are to appear at Armagh Magistrates’ Court later today, Friday, December 9. Read more news: Wonderful improvisation at Newry Market with ‘white-knuckle’ lawnmower ride Co Armagh man arrested after Border Force seize drugs from Portugal Armagh set for brand new

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  • Thieves break into cars as school children deliver carol service at parish church

    on Dec 8, 16 • in Featured, In Your Area, News, Tandragee • with No Comments

    Thieves break into cars as school children deliver carol service at parish church

    Thieves smashed their way into several cars parked outside a county Armagh church this evening. The despicable act took place as school children from Markethill Primary School delivered a carol service at St John’s Parish Church in Mullabrack this evening. It is unclear how many cars were targeted but the community has been left stunned by such a heinous act on church grounds. Ulster Unionist Alderman Jim Speers, who lives directly across from the church, has called the act ‘despicable’. He spoke of his disgust to Armagh I this evening, especially given the nature of the

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  • Tandragee PSNI station to be disposed of as part of huge police estate shake-up

    on Dec 8, 16 • in Featured, In Your Area, News, Tandragee • with No Comments

    Tandragee PSNI station to be disposed of as part of huge police estate shake-up

    Tandragee PSNI station is to be disposed off as part of the major announcement on the future of the police estate unveiled today (Thursday). Confirmation has been given today that a new PSNI station has been earmarked for Armagh. But as part of the process, a total of 12 PSNI stations across Northern Ireland are to be disposed of, among them Tandragee. An earlier campaign to retain the facility had proved fruitless and the station has already closed. Now it has featured among the “key decisions” described by the PSNI in relation to the number

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  • Armagh set for brand new police station on Gough Barracks site

    on Dec 8, 16 • in Armagh, Craigavon, Featured, In Your Area, Tandragee • with No Comments

    Armagh set for brand new police station on Gough Barracks site

    Armagh is set to get a new police station on the current Gough Barracks site in the city. Tandragee and Moira stations are set to be sold, with the two sites expected to fetch around £310,000. There are also plans for a new custody provision in Craigavon. However, the biggest work will be completed in Armagh with a brand new station planned. Cookstown and Ballymena will also have new stations built. The current police Estate, which is owned by the Policing Board, is worth £445m and over the next three years, the PSNI will spend

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  • Three men arrested after petrol bomb attack on Tandragee home

    on Dec 8, 16 • in Featured, In Your Area, News, Tandragee • with No Comments

    Three men arrested after petrol bomb attack on Tandragee home

    Police, investigating a petrol bomb attack at a house in the Market Street area of Tandragee last night, have arrested three men. A report was received at around 11.30pm that a petrol bomb had been thrown at the house from a passing car. It struck a wall causing an external scorch mark but no further damage. Police enquiries were made and the three men aged 31, 35 and 39 were arrested a short time later. The men remain in custody at this time assisting officers with their enquiries. Anyone with any information about this incident

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  • Councillors to consider approving one-way system to ease Tandragee congestion

    on Dec 4, 16 • in In Your Area, News, Tandragee • with No Comments

    Councillors to consider approving one-way system to ease Tandragee congestion

    A proposal for a new one-way traffic system in the area of Tandragee Primary School is to be recommended for approval. Planning officials have considered the changes and are poised to give it their backing. It will go to this month’s meeting of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council’s planning committee with an opinion to approve, where councillors will have the final say. There has been broad consensus in the area that the system is needed. Among those who have been advocating the change – which will ease traffic congestion and improve safety &#

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  • No festive cheer in Tandragee as residents blast insulting Christmas lights

    on Dec 2, 16 • in In Your Area, News, Tandragee • with No Comments

    No festive cheer in Tandragee as residents blast insulting Christmas lights

    Christmas is a time of festive cheer but in one county Armagh town, it seems anything but…when lights are concerned at least. Residents are angry about the sub-standard Christmas lights in the town with one claiming that what’s on show is “tantamount to an insult to the rate payers, voters and children”. This one Facebook comment also compared Portadown, Armagh, Lurgan and Banbridge to Las Vegas while “the small towns look….shabby and neglected”. However, despite the obvious wattage shortcomings in tandragee, councillor Gareth Wilson has made assurances that this complaint will soon be a thing of

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  • Season of Giving: Teenager Tim lighting up Tandragee home for Marie Curie

    on Nov 25, 16 • in Featured, In Your Area, News, Tandragee • with No Comments

    Season of Giving: Teenager Tim lighting up Tandragee home for Marie Curie

    A County Armagh teenager will be keeping the real meaning of Christmas alive with a spectacular lights display – and raising vital funds for charity. Tim Hancock is only 18. But he has been lighting up for Christmas for many years now to raise money for Marie Curie. And, despite a family house move from Lurgan to Tandragee, the university student is keeping the tradition alive and, in fact, this year will be his biggest yet! The display features many types of lights to make up the full Nativity, an eight-piece Choir and Carollers section

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