Housing plans: Residents fume over 'complete invasion of our privacy'
Good morning, it's Micheal here with you on this not so bright Tuesday morning. The clocks have gone forward and we're well and truly into spring! The downside: wake up calls are now 4.30am....yessss!!!!! And then there's the "why are we going to bed when the sun hasn't gone to sleep yet!". The minds of three-year-olds...not to mention the nine-year-old who thinks she's ready to start helping Armagh I with their video coverage...(don't go saying "I thought it was already being done by 9-year-olds!)
Anyway, here's what we've been covering over the last few days. Residents aren't too happy about this development in Killylea (see below). We also had the truly, truly heartbreaking funeral coverage of little four-year-old Gabrielle.
That's below along with a number of other picks from the last few days.
Killylea housing plans: Residents fume over ‘complete invasion of our privacy’ — armaghi.com
Ann’s Care Home is hoping to build a 14-bed nursing facility at its existing Grouse Care Home at Loughgall, Armagh I can reveal. The company has lodged a planning application for the site at Ballyhegan, which was formerly home to the Famous Grouse bar and restaurant.
A woman whose family grave has been targeted by thieves for the second time in three months says such incidents have to stop. Flowers were taken from Gemma Graham’s great-grandparents’ grave in St Patrick’s Cemetery in Armagh at the weekend.
A judge has followed through on a previous warning and listed a committal date to transfer the case of a solicitor accused of fraud and false accounting for trial.
Ulster Unionist Party leader Doug Beattie’s constituency office in Portadown was attacked just one day after he announced his party would no longer be involved in anti-protocol rallies.
‘She’s now a little Angel in Heaven’: Priest’s comfort as Gabrielle (4) laid to rest — armaghi.com
Madlug: The Co Armagh company founded with £500 that has given children their dignity back
A man found guilty of sexually assaulting and grooming a child has been handed a three-year sentence.
A new Tim Horton’s drive-thru restaurant in Lurgan is to be recommended for approval, Armagh I can reveal. We exclusively reported on proposals for the development – a short distance from the new Home Bargains store – last December.
The husband of a Newry woman who is battling Motor Neurone Disease (MND) has walked Camlough mountain ahead of a big fundraising climb on Saturday, April 2.
Watch: Armagh City Ladies celebrating 20th Anniversary with former players set to return — armaghi.com
In Pictures: ‘Keep er lit for PIPS’ Tractor Run in Camlough — armaghi.com
Well done to our record number of full markers last week...Keith Cunningham; Amy Pierson; Jim Haughey, Ian Truesdale; Sharon Adamson; Libby Wilson; William Lappin; Mitch Hendren; and Victor.
Last week's answers were...
Killylea; Lurgan and Banbridge; Poyntzpass; Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland; Bradford; Armagh City FC; Roger Wilson; Banbridge Town Hall; Crossmaglen; 1997.
Have a go – if you haven't already – at this week's offering below.
Week 8: Ten Co Armagh quiz questions – how many you can get? — armaghi.com
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