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Teenager Who Caught Alight At Belfast Bonfire 'Improving Each Day'

A Belfast teenager seriously injured after catching on fire at a Bonfire in Ballysillan remains in a critical conditional in hospital but is "improving each day".

In a statement issued by Jamie Bryson on behalf of the child's mother to Belfast Live.

Mr Bryson said that the child remained critical but was improving. He added that the family were grateful for the medical staff "for their excellent care".

Appeal Issued After Canoes Stolen From Adventure Sports Centre

An adventure sports centre in Enniskillen has appealed for help in recovering stolen canoes.

Posting to their Facebook page, Blue Green Yonder have said that a number of canoes have been stolen from their Water Activity Zone. The stolen canoes include two-seater green Hou Prospectors and four-seater Riber canoes.
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Anyone with information about the theft or the whereabouts of the canoes are urged to contact the PSNI.

£380,000 Armagh Roadworks Scheme To Begin On 26 July

The Department for Infrastructure has announced a £380,000 carriageway resurfacing scheme in Armagh will commence on 26 July 2021.

The improvement work will extend approximately 1.1 kilometre from its junction with Mullacreevie housing estate to its junction with the A3 at the Irish Street slip road link to include 250 metres of new street lighting.

Minister Nicola Mallon said: "This significant investment will greatly improve the strength and surface quality of this section of the road network in to the benefit of all who use it. I would like to thank local residents and businesses in advance for their cooperation and ask that they comply with all temporary traffic restrictions while these much needed works are completed."

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