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Halloween is coming… to Buttercrane Shopping Centre »

This Halloween, Buttercrane Shopping Centre is really creepy. The centre have a specially commissioned giant Halloween chair complete with ghostly trees which will be in the Mall for Halloween #selfies…

Oct 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Floats galore and spooktacular fireworks on Halloween night »

One of Down District’s Council most spectacular nights of the year is just around the corner. Hallowtides ‘Nightmare on Main Street’ is fast approaching with a great programme of events…

Oct 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »


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Local teenager wins £390K in Lotto Draw »

The 16 year old Manchester United fan from Ballymartin is one of the youngest lottery winners in Northern Ireland and celebrated his good fortune with orange juice as his mum Sheila and dad Colin looked after the precious cheque

He may be too young to enjoy the traditional glass of celebratory champagne but that was the last thing on…

Oct 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Local households advised to ‘Lighten Up’. »

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E District, whch incorporates Newry & Mourne, Crime Prevention Officer, Lisa Sherman, has relaunched the Lighten Up anti-burglary campaign with…

Oct 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Smoking materials the biggest cause of accidental fire deaths »

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Smoking materials have been the biggest cause of accidental fire deaths in Northern Ireland, accounting for over 40% of all…

Oct 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Mayor opens “Quiz the Experts” conference »

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The Mayor of Newry and Mourne District Council Daire Hughes opened a major conference in The Mourne Country Hotel in…

Oct 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Man charged with attempted murder of Bessbrook toddler »

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A 24 year old man has been charged with the attempted murder of a 2 year old girl. The assault…

Oct 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Car set alight in Bessbrook arson incident »

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Local police are appealing for information after a report of arson at Dobson’s Way, Bessbrook in the early hours of…

Oct 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Sporting boost for St Paul’s High Scool in Bessbrook »

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Social Development Minister, Meryvn Storey MLA, opened a new state of the art community sports facility during a visit to…

Oct 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

20 Years of Service recognised by Murdock Builder’s Merchants »

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Five members of staff from Newry-based Murdock Builder’s Merchants have been recognised for their 20 years of service to the…

Oct 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Halloween is coming… to Buttercrane Shopping Centre »

Ghouls (and Buttercrane maintenance staff) John and Connor with the Mollie and Callum Dornan, Newry

This Halloween, Buttercrane Shopping Centre is really creepy. The centre have a specially commissioned giant Halloween chair complete with ghostly…

Oct 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

‘SDLP will fight for Newry youth workers’ – McAteer »

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SDLP Newry councillor Kevin McAteer has expressed his concern about the provision of key youth work positions in the city…

Oct 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Sister Cities Music Youth Exchange for Newry schools »

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As part of a Sister Cities Partnership with Southern Pines North Carolina, Newry and Mourne District Council’s Sister Cities Committee…

Oct 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Van and car set on fire in Newry arson incident »

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Police in Newry are appealing for information following two vehicles being set on fire in the Blackthorn Grange area in…

Oct 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Letters to the Editor, ‘Fears over Drumgullion Avenue replacement lighting scheme’ »

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Dear Editor, Drumgullion Avenue in Newry faces a replacement street lighting scheme into early dark nights with fears of a…

Oct 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
 
 

Sport

Male Body Image: Steroids wont help but educating yourself will »

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In our new Newry Times column local fitness expert and Personal Trainer Mark Fleming of Elite Personal Training NI speaks about health, fitness and nutrition. Today Mark talks about men’s body image. It is becoming more and more important for men to look better, more…

Oct 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Dieting, carb cycles and losing weight »

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In our new Newry Times column local fitness expert and Personal Trainer Mark Fleming of Elite Personal Training NI speaks about health, fitness and nutrition. Today Mark talks about diets, weight loss and carb cycling. A lot of people in today’s climate are looking to…

Oct 13 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Newry set for charity boxing extravaganza »

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On Friday 17th October Bellinis in Newry will be getting ready to rumble as the newly trained White Collar Boxers from the local area take to the ring for their moment of glory. Over the next number of weeks the contenders will be involved in…

Oct 7 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

First trophy triumph for Forkhill »

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FORKHILL 2-10 MULLAGHBAWN 1-7 Richard Bullick in Silverbridge. History was made in Silverbridge as Forkhill ladies won their first ever trophy when crowned junior county champions, sparking ecstatic celebrations. A huge crowd watched their second derby battle with South Armagh rivals Mullaghbawn in the space…

Oct 6 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Silverbridge snatch silverware with last gasp goal »

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LISSUMMON 2-8 SILVERBRIDGE 3-7 Richard Bullick at the Athletic Grounds A Denise Buckley goal in the last 20 seconds of injury-time snatched a barely believable victory for Silverbridge right at the end of a pulsating Mackin’s Intermediate Championship final. It was the full forward who…

Oct 6 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Warrenpoint golfer records elusive hole-in-one »

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The time was right for a Warrenpoint golfer when she scored a hole-in-one during a recent club competition and was rewarded with a limited-edition BOSS watch as recognition for the achievement. Rosemary Thornton, 52, scored her ace on the 126-yard, par-three sixth at Warrrenpoint GC,…

Oct 3 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »
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Halloween is coming… to Buttercrane Shopping Centre »

Ghouls (and Buttercrane maintenance staff) John and Connor with the Mollie and Callum Dornan, Newry

This Halloween, Buttercrane Shopping Centre is really creepy. The centre have a specially commissioned giant Halloween chair complete with ghostly trees which will be in…

Oct 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Floats galore and spooktacular fireworks on Halloween night »

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One of Down District’s Council most spectacular nights of the year is just around the corner. Hallowtides ‘Nightmare on Main Street’ is fast approaching with…

Oct 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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‘SDLP will fight for Newry youth workers’ – McAteer

SDLP Newry councillor Kevin McAteer has expressed his concern about the provision of key youth work positions in the city after staff informed him that there is uncertainty surrounded future funding. Cllr McAteer, a youth worker…

Oct 22 2014 / Read More »
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20 Years of Service recognised by Murdock Builder’s Merchants

Five members of staff from Newry-based Murdock Builder’s Merchants have been recognised for their 20 years of service to the company. Paul Sheppard, Enda McConville, Bernie Ruane, Thomas McKeown and Iain Hutchinson were each presented with…

Oct 22 2014 / Read More »
Community The 16 year old Manchester United fan from Ballymartin is one of the youngest lottery winners in Northern Ireland and celebrated his good fortune with orange juice as his mum Sheila and dad Colin looked after the precious cheque

Local teenager wins £390K in Lotto Draw

He may be too young to enjoy the traditional glass of celebratory champagne but that was the last thing on County Down teenager Callum Fitzpatrick’s mind after scooping a massive £390,643 in the Lotto draw on…

Oct 23 2014 / Read More »
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Letters to the Editor, ‘Fears over Drumgullion Avenue replacement lighting scheme’

Dear Editor, Drumgullion Avenue in Newry faces a replacement street lighting scheme into early dark nights with fears of a reduction of lighting and community safety. The community has been landed with a double whammy as…

Oct 21 2014 / Read More »
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Male Body Image: Steroids wont help but educating yourself will

In our new Newry Times column local fitness expert and Personal Trainer Mark Fleming of Elite Personal Training NI speaks about health, fitness and nutrition. Today Mark talks about men’s body image. It is becoming more…

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »
News The 16 year old Manchester United fan from Ballymartin is one of the youngest lottery winners in Northern Ireland and celebrated his good fortune with orange juice as his mum Sheila and dad Colin looked after the precious cheque

Local teenager wins £390K in Lotto Draw

He may be too young to enjoy the traditional glass of celebratory champagne but that was the last thing on County Down teenager Callum Fitzpatrick’s mind after scooping a massive £390,643 in the Lotto draw on…

Oct 23 2014 / 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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Male Body Image: Steroids wont help but educating yourself will

In our new Newry Times column local fitness expert and Personal Trainer Mark Fleming of Elite Personal Training NI speaks about health, fitness and nutrition. Today Mark talks about men’s body image. It is becoming more…

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »

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