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Date What's in this issue
19 March 2015 Celebrating our 1st Decade!
29 August 2013 Culture for All program - Stonewall folk night - Congrats to JLOL51 - Mark wins at WPFG - ONC training - Appeal for wool
01 February 2013 Feb Newsletter - Congratulations Trevor! Support your local shops - Whats On - Daryl''s Belfast Strut - Portadown Hockey - Gasworks Project
06 October 2012 Our Program up to December
Introduction to ASDA store manager Robert Ryans
Follow up on Dickie Lunn story
06 March 2012 Regeneration starts at last
Local people recognised
Diary of Events
AGM, Coach Tour
13 September 2011 Thanks to Craigavon BC, Edenderry supports Country comes to Town, Coach Tour to Derry, Thanks Joanne(Eden Tots), Bike shop changes hands, Belly Dance Fitness,Weekly Diary
30 March 2011 Thanks to funders, Obituary Ivan Abraham,JLOL42, London Marathon, Carrickfergus to Belfast, Street Party,7th AGM
11 February 2011 Coach Tour - Carrickfergus & Sights of Belfast, Cookery & Craic,Alison''s London Marathon, JLOL success, Portadown Foundry, Business & Residents, Questionaire.
02 December 2010 Festival of Remembrance,Cultural&Historical articles, Lottery funded events, Belly Dance Group, Eden-Tots, Wood Craft group, Silver Surfers, Community Relations,Quiz Night
12 September 2010 Obituary Jim Edgar, Awards for All grant, Community Relations grant, A week in Edenderry, Special Events for Help for Heroes

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Book sales
Book sales

Hi All can I please remind everyone that the gasworks book and the Wades book are still for sale if you want it posted itís £5 U.K. and £15 out of the U.K. The book prices are as follows

Gasworks book £10 plus postage
Wades book £5 plus postage.

Books can be picked up locally if arranged with the Secretary Robert on 07846782466 or matchey@icloud.com.

If Iím not able to answer please leave a message and I will get back to you ASAP.
A little known fact
A little known fact

Portadowní s water supply used to be pumped direct from the River Bann with it so steam pump where the Regal cinema/ entertainment centre is now.
The old Town Hall
The old Town Hall

Who remembers the old Town Hall?
Deliveries in the early 1900ís
Deliveries in the early 1900ís

An old photo showing deliveries to Brankins Pub around the 1900.
The gentleman standing in centre of gateway is believed to be Thomas Brankin, The gentleman on extreme left of photo is believed to be Eamonn''s great grandfather Thomas Brankin.

The photograph was taken about 1900, Brankins Bar then would have been considered to be on the edge of town, nowadays the site would be considered as the centre of The Tunnel. Obins Street.

Brankin''s used to board people and stable horses in the buildings at the rear of the Pub.
The old signal coming into Portadown north side.
The old signal coming into Portadown north side.

The old signal coming into Portadown north side.

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