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Family of Portadown couple describe their murder as 'awful and incomprehensible'

Detectives investigating the murder of an elderly man and woman at a house in the Upper Ramone Park area of Portadown yesterday have confirmed the deceased as husband and wife, Michael and Marjorie Cawdery, both aged 83 years old.
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People take advantage of the good weather and take to the beach at Seapark in Co Down.  
Lexi Dempster(7) from Castlereagh enjoys the beach. 

Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com

Hottest day of the year, but weather is due to worsen

The highest temperature in the Province today was recorded at 26.2 degrees in Castlederg in Co Tyrone.

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Elderly couple die after burglary

Elderly couple die after burglary

An elderly couple has died following what is believed to be a burglary at their home in the Upper Ramone Park area of Portdaown.
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Lisburn Police Station. Pic by Google

Burglaries, drugs incidents and over all crime is down

Overall crime in the Lisburn and Castlereagh District area has fallen in the past year, new crime figures have revealed.

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Rental Manager Graeme Beck shows off McClelland Salter's ESTAS.

Lisburn agency scoops two ESTAS in London

Lisburn-based estate agency McClelland Salter has scooped two top industry awards at the prestigious ESTAS 2017.

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Barry Desmond, Sales and Marketing Director at Alexander Boyd Displays, and Michael Weir, Belfast Photo Festival Director, at the 2017 Belfast Photo Festival programme launch.

Lisburn firm signs up to ensure 2017 Belfast Photo Festival has a big impact

A picture-perfect partnership between Belfast Photo Festival and Lisburn-based Alexander Boyd Displays has allowed the 2017 festival to take its ambitious outdoor plans to another level.

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Matthew with Dr Catherine MacDonald who designed the garden.

Gold Medal success for CAFRE student at Chelsea Flower Show

A CAFRE horticulture graduate is celebrating after helping win a Gold Medal at Chelsea Flower Show.

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Aaron Shimmons (left), Technical Director at Helios IT, with Ryan Maxwell, owner of NiRunning.

NiRunning teams up with Helios IT

NiRunning have teamed up with Lisburn-based IT support and services company Helios IT to take their rapidly growing online community to the next level.

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The weather warning is for heavy rain and thunder storms. (Photo: Met Office)

Met Office issues severe weather warning for Northern Ireland

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for heavy rain and thunder storms in Northern Ireland.

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Terror threat: Police urge people to ‘remain vigilant’

Terror threat: Police urge people to ‘remain vigilant’

The PSNI has urged people across Lisburn and Castlereagh to “remain vigilant” in response to the increased threat of terrorist attacks across the UK.

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Employees at SDC Trailers outside Toome cool down with ice-cream from an ice-cream van put on by the management this afternoon.

Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com

Yesterday was hottest day of year in Northern Ireland

Yesterday proved to be the hottest of the year so far in Northern Ireland with temperatures reaching 25 degrees in many parts.

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The Giant's Causeway was the most popular place to visit in Northern Ireland for tourists in 2016.

IN FULL: NI's top tourist attractions for 2016

The Giant's Causeway has been confirmed as the most popular tourist destination in Northern Ireland in 2016, according to the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (N.I.S.R.A.).
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The heavy rain is expected to arrive in Northern Ireland in the early hours of Saturday.

VIDEO: Torrential rain to hit Northern Ireland this weekend

Northern Ireland is set for torrential rain and possibly thunder and lightning storms this weekend, say the Met Office.

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Pictured are Ashley Hanley from Hilden Brewing Co. (right) with Michael McCallion, Senior Buying Manager, Asda NI & Scotland, and Laura Babbs, Sustainability Manager, Asda.

Hilden Brewery to benefit from Asda’s new online tool

Hilden Brewing Company in Lisburn was one of the first local companies to welcome the introduction of Asda’s Sustain & Save Exchange, which was launched to NI suppliers at CAFRE this week.

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Barbecues can be fantastic occasions but it's important to be careful when preparing food outside.

VIDEO: How to cook food safely on the BBQ

People all over Northern Ireland will be barbecuing food in their gardens this evening.
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Reports of domestic abuse on the rise

Reports of domestic abuse on the rise

The number of domestic abuse incidents reported to police in Lisburn and Castlereagh increased by almost nine per cent in the last 12 months, figures have revealed.

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The dramatic scene in Banbridge town centre when a farm loader burst into flames on Wednesday afternoon. Pic by Nadine Scullion

Firefighters called to digger blaze in town centre

This was the dramatic scene in Banbridge town centre on Wednesday afternoon (May 24) after a digger went up in flames.

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Host a blooming great tea party to raise money for Marie Curie

Host a blooming great tea party to raise money for Marie Curie

Marie Curie is calling on people in the Lisburn area to hold a Blooming Great Tea Party in aid of the charity this June.

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RHI list: Officials withhold 48 claimants’ names

Although the vast majority of the names of non-domestic RHI claimants have been released, details of some major claimants have been withheld – with little explanation as to the reasons for each decision.

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Tributes paid as Ally Whan loses battle with illness

Tributes paid as Ally Whan loses battle with illness

Tributes have been paid to Dromara woman Ally Whan who passed away last night (Wednesday).

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