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New job opportunities with Netwatch, Newry »

Netwatch has opportunities for immediate permanent positions in their purpose built Communications Hub in Carnbane Industrial Estate in Newry, Co. Down. Netwatch specialises in providing business continuity, risk management and…

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Excitement builds for international Skiffie rowing championship »

This July (24th to 30th) Strangford Lough welcomes crews from over 40 rowing clubs from across the world to a week of Skiffie racing in the beautiful setting of Delamont…

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Community

Colour Run organisers congratulated »

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Cllr Terry Hearty has congratulated all those involved in organising the Cullyhanna Colour Run. The 5k event, which took place…

Jul 29 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Car burnt in South Armagh causes anger »

Councillor Mickey Larkin with local business owners

Slieve Gullion Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Larkin has conveyed the disgust of the local business and community sector in Forkhill…

Jul 29 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Learn a new skill with Naomi at Down Arts Centre »

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This year as part of August Craft Month tutor Naomi Whan is hosting a range of adult workshops each Saturday…

Jul 29 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Sarcoma Awareness Month – do you know what to look for? »

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July is Sarcoma Cancer Awareness Month, so the Public Health Agency (PHA) is highlighting the key signs and symptoms of…

Jul 28 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Local community groups urged to apply for £500,000 awards »

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Local community groups and individuals are being encouraged to apply for a social enterprise awards scheme. The Housing Executive has…

Jul 28 2016 / No Comment / Read More »



 
 
Community

Colour Run organisers congratulated »

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Cllr Terry Hearty has congratulated all those involved in organising the Cullyhanna Colour Run. The 5k event, which took place on Sunday, was held in aid of the Cullyhanna Band. “This was tremendous event, a really unique way of getting people out and active and…

Jul 29 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Car burnt in South Armagh causes anger »

Councillor Mickey Larkin with local business owners

Slieve Gullion Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Larkin has conveyed the disgust of the local business and community sector in Forkhill at the burning of a car on Main Street. At about 3.30am on Sunday morning a car was found in flames outside business and community…

Jul 29 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Learn a new skill with Naomi at Down Arts Centre »

Naomi Whan

This year as part of August Craft Month tutor Naomi Whan is hosting a range of adult workshops each Saturday in August at Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick. Naomi has worked at the arts centre for numerous years now and has great experience in delivering craft…

Jul 29 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Sarcoma Awareness Month – do you know what to look for? »

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July is Sarcoma Cancer Awareness Month, so the Public Health Agency (PHA) is highlighting the key signs and symptoms of sarcoma cancer and is urging people to talk to their GP if they think something is wrong. Sarcomas are rare malignant tumours that arise from…

Jul 28 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Local community groups urged to apply for £500,000 awards »

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Local community groups and individuals are being encouraged to apply for a social enterprise awards scheme. The Housing Executive has recently launched the second round of its Social Housing Enterprise Investments awards, with a £500,000 fund. This innovative programme is aimed at developing economically vibrant…

Jul 28 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Run on Water this Summer! »

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Summer holidays are well underway, and it’s important that we all stay hydrated while enjoying the free time and the better weather as best we can. Drinking a little more water every day really can have positive results. Water helps to reduce the risk of…

Jul 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Three cars stolen in South Armagh burglary »

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Police in Crossmaglen are appealing for information following a burglary at business premises on Concession Road, Cullaville. It was reported that sometime around 2.20am on Sunday 17th July entry was gained to the premises and three vehicles were stolen; a blue VW Golf, a white…

Jul 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

‘Stay away from reservoirs’, NI Water warns »

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Reservoirs and other water bodies can look like a perfect place to spend a beautiful day; this can be particularly so during the summer months. But that calm exterior can carry real danger that everyone should be aware of – a Quick Dip can very…

Jul 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

‘You need to bin it not flush it’ – NI Water »

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What really lurks in our sewers? The answer in the Newcastle and Mourne region is everything from nappies, to cotton buds, baby wipes and other inappropriate items, according to NI Water. Each year, NI Water retrieves millions of waste items from the sewerage network that…

Jul 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
News

£20,000 of bikes stolen in Kilbroney Park burglary »

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Police have launched an investigation after they received a report of a burglary at premises in the Kilbroney Park area of Rostrevor. Sometime overnight on…

Jul 25 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Police hunt man after woman sexually assaulted »

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Detectives are investigating a sexual assault on a woman in Kilkeel yesterday, Thursday, 21st July. At approximately 5.30pm as the woman was walking in Mourne…

Jul 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

New business park for Newry? »

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A major new business park which would provide high-quality office and retail space in Newry has taken a step forward this week as Carnmeen Developments,…

Jul 21 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Politics Sinn Fein MP Conor Murphy

‘Spending power report shows union has failed’ – Murphy

Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has said a new report showing that household spending power in the north is only half that of England ‘shows clearly that the union has failed’. The Sinn Féin economy spokesperson…

Jul 29 2016 / Read More »
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New business park for Newry?

A major new business park which would provide high-quality office and retail space in Newry has taken a step forward this week as Carnmeen Developments, a locally owned development company, submitted an outline planning application for…

Jul 21 2016 / Read More »
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Colour Run organisers congratulated

Cllr Terry Hearty has congratulated all those involved in organising the Cullyhanna Colour Run. The 5k event, which took place on Sunday, was held in aid of the Cullyhanna Band. “This was tremendous event, a really…

Jul 29 2016 / Read More »
Letters to the Editor Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor, ‘Volunteers – ordinary people doing extraordinary things’

Dear Editor, Over the past year your paper has featured the excellent work carried out by many local volunteers who undertake a variety of action from saving lives to making sport happen. This year, when we…

Jun 29 2016 / Read More »
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‘Brass Monkey has support from majority of Newry people after threats’ – McNulty

SDLP Newry and Armagh MLA Justin McNulty has condemned those responsible for threatening the owners of the Brass Monkey pub in Newry. The threats were made after the owners flew flags representing representing Northern Ireland, the…

Jun 15 2016 / Read More »
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£20,000 of bikes stolen in Kilbroney Park burglary

Police have launched an investigation after they received a report of a burglary at premises in the Kilbroney Park area of Rostrevor. Sometime overnight on Saturday, 23rd July the premises were entered and a quantity of…

Jul 25 2016 / Read More »
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Excitement builds for Countryfest 2016

Excitement is building for Countryfest 2016, with many people from Newry & Mourne expected to make the journey to the expansive grounds of Inniskeen’s Pairc Grattan in south Monaghan. The country music festival, which takes place…

Mar 22 2016 / 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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