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Belvoir Players bring TV comedy to launch Summer Season »

From live music and kid’s entertainment on the promenade to drama and comedy theatre in the Newcastle Centre, the annual Newcastle Summer Season programme will bring a fantastic selection of…

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Exciting new job opportunities with Netwatch, Newry »

Global Risk Management Company ‘Netwatch Ireland’ has set up a Communications Hub in Newry which will create 15 immediate jobs, rising to 50 over the next three years. Netwatch specialises…

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Community

Pipelaying to take place on Rathfriland Road as part of £6m NI Water investment »

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Northern Ireland Water is to carry out essential pipelaying work on the A25 Rathfriland Road during July and August as…

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Newry police issue warning after ‘Newry Snapchat Nude Community’ invitations sent to local people »

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Police in Newry are warning the public not to share intimate or revealing pictures on social media sites. The warning…

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Belvoir Players bring TV comedy to launch Summer Season »

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From live music and kid’s entertainment on the promenade to drama and comedy theatre in the Newcastle Centre, the annual…

Jul 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Call for witnesses after attempted burglary »

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Police in Crossmaglen are appealing for information following an attempted burglary on Donaldson’s Road. Sometime between Friday morning, 26th June…

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Cash taken in Warrenpoint ‘distraction burglary’ »

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Police in Newry and Mourne are appealing for information following a distraction burglary in Warrenpoint on Friday 26th June. At…

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New £1.2m community centre in Ballyholland officially opened »

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The Rural Development Programme (RDP) has delivered tangible benefits for the community of Ballyholland, Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill has said.…

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Community Planning Engagement event a huge success »

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chair, Cllr Naomi Bailie addresses over 130 delegates at a recent Community Planning Event held in the Whistledown Hotel, Warrenpoint recently

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Naomi Bailie opened the Community Planning Engagement event in the Whistledown Hotel,…

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Two cats die after ‘unexplained injuries’ in Newry »

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Newry Neighbourhood Policing Team are asking residents in Barcroft to report any suspicious activity after three cats sustained unexplained injuries.…

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Anger at robbery of Warrenpoint pensioner »

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The Warrenpoint community has been shocked by a robbery in the town that saw a 95 year old man subjected…

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Health Minister announces two new meningitis immunisation programmes »

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Health Minister Simon Hamilton today announced the introduction of two new meningitis immunisation programmes aimed at infants, teenagers and university…

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Don’t sizzle in the sun during heatwave »

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With a spell of good weather expected, the Public Health Agency (PHA) and Cancer Focus Northern Ireland are offering advice…

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Call for witnesses after car scratching incident in Newry »

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Police in Newry are appealing for information following an incident of criminal damage. Sometime between 2.30pm on Tuesday, 23rd June…

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Reds suffer Minor setback »

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DOWN MINOR ACFL DIVISION ONE – MATCHDAY SEVEN ROSTREVOR MINORS 0-16 – 2-10 CARRYDUFF By Kieran McNally Aaron Fearon needed…

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Community

Pipelaying to take place on Rathfriland Road as part of £6m NI Water investment »

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Northern Ireland Water is to carry out essential pipelaying work on the A25 Rathfriland Road during July and August as part of its Ballydougan to Newry Trunk Main Scheme. The £6m project will upgrade the local water storage and supply network, as well as improve…

Jul 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Newry police issue warning after ‘Newry Snapchat Nude Community’ invitations sent to local people »

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Police in Newry are warning the public not to share intimate or revealing pictures on social media sites. The warning follows a recent post on an anonymous sharing app which invited people to join ‘Newry Snapchat Nude Community’. Speaking to Newry Times, Constable Kenny Gracey…

Jul 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Belvoir Players bring TV comedy to launch Summer Season »

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From live music and kid’s entertainment on the promenade to drama and comedy theatre in the Newcastle Centre, the annual Newcastle Summer Season programme will bring a fantastic selection of live entertainment to the seaside town this July and August. The Summer Nights programme will…

Jul 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Call for witnesses after attempted burglary »

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Police in Crossmaglen are appealing for information following an attempted burglary on Donaldson’s Road. Sometime between Friday morning, 26th June and Sunday morning, 28th June, an attempt was made to gain entry to a house through a back door and back window. Fortunately these attempts…

Jul 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Cash taken in Warrenpoint ‘distraction burglary’ »

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Police in Newry and Mourne are appealing for information following a distraction burglary in Warrenpoint on Friday 26th June. At around noon on the day in question, a man called to a house in Lower Dromore Road and claimed to be from the council. He…

Jul 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

New £1.2m community centre in Ballyholland officially opened »

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The Rural Development Programme (RDP) has delivered tangible benefits for the community of Ballyholland, Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill has said. Minister O’Neill was speaking as she officially opened a new £1.2million multipurpose community resource centre in Ballyholland, Newry, this week. Ballyholland Development Association (BDA) were…

Jul 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Community Planning Engagement event a huge success »

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chair, Cllr Naomi Bailie addresses over 130 delegates at a recent Community Planning Event held in the Whistledown Hotel, Warrenpoint recently

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Naomi Bailie opened the Community Planning Engagement event in the Whistledown Hotel, Warrenpoint last week. The event, held in partnership with the Newry, Mourne and Down area Rural Community Development Advisory Group was attended by over 130…

Jul 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Two cats die after ‘unexplained injuries’ in Newry »

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Newry Neighbourhood Policing Team are asking residents in Barcroft to report any suspicious activity after three cats sustained unexplained injuries. Speaking to Newry Times, Constable Ali McCartney said, “We received a report of a cat in the Barcroft area sustaining injuries to its pelvis on…

Jul 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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Newry police issue warning after ‘Newry Snapchat Nude Community’ invitations sent to local people »

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Police in Newry are warning the public not to share intimate or revealing pictures on social media sites. The warning follows a recent post on…

Jul 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Cash taken in Warrenpoint ‘distraction burglary’ »

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Police in Newry and Mourne are appealing for information following a distraction burglary in Warrenpoint on Friday 26th June. At around noon on the day…

Jul 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
Politics Margaret Ritchie

‘Secretary of State must argue for Tourism VAT Reduction’ – Ritchie

SDLP South Down MP Margaret Ritchie has pressed the Secretary of State of Northern Ireland to act as a “persuader” in convincing the Chancellor to reduce the rate of tourism VAT across the UK, which she…

Jul 3 2015 / Read More »
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Newry food business fined £70k over ‘beef heart in burgers’ scandal

A Newry food business, Freeza Meats Ltd, has pleaded guilty in Newry Magistrates Court to a total of twelve offences relating to misdescription of food, failing to provide traceability information and obstructing Authorised Officers of the…

Jun 30 2015 / Read More »
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Pipelaying to take place on Rathfriland Road as part of £6m NI Water investment

Northern Ireland Water is to carry out essential pipelaying work on the A25 Rathfriland Road during July and August as part of its Ballydougan to Newry Trunk Main Scheme. The £6m project will upgrade the local…

Jul 3 2015 / Read More »
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Letters to the Editor, ‘Local community thanked for recent street collection’

Dear Editor, Unite Union would like to thank all the people of Newry who contributed £1907.40 and €289.70 to a recent street collection in aid of Northern Ireland Chest, Heart and Stroke. These funds will be…

Jun 22 2015 / Read More »
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Reds suffer Minor setback

DOWN MINOR ACFL DIVISION ONE – MATCHDAY SEVEN ROSTREVOR MINORS 0-16 – 2-10 CARRYDUFF By Kieran McNally Aaron Fearon needed to slot a late equaliser for Rostrevor, as Carryduff’s brave fightback nearly snatched an unlikely victory…

Jun 30 2015 / Read More »
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Newry police issue warning after ‘Newry Snapchat Nude Community’ invitations sent to local people

Police in Newry are warning the public not to share intimate or revealing pictures on social media sites. The warning follows a recent post on an anonymous sharing app which invited people to join ‘Newry Snapchat…

Jul 2 2015 / Read More »
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Davina’s Ark does Strictly Come Dancing!

Davina’s Ark presents Strictly Come Dancing on Friday 17th October 2014 in the Millers Suite, Canal Court Hotel, Newry. The event is to raise vital funds for Davina’s Ark which aims to help individuals, families and…

Oct 3 2014 / Read More »
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The Wellness Coach guide to surviving a Newry Christmas

Newry nutritional expert Lisa McManus, also known as ‘The Wellness Coach‘ provides her tips for a Healthy and Happy Christmas. With days to go until the big man in his red suit arrives, life can get…

Dec 17 2014 / Read More »


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