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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

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…

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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…

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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…

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…

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…

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Community

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 »

Nurse-led care improves Dermatology Services »

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A team of Specialist Dermatology Nurses are helping to reduce waiting times for surgical procedures in the Southern Health and Social Care Trust. There are around 7,500 new patients each year in the Southern area with skin conditions ranging from chronic psoriasis and eczema to…

Jul 26 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Deadline fast approaching for Volunteering Small Grants Programme »

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The closing date for applications for the Volunteering Small Grants Programme, launched last month by the Department for Communities Minister Paul Givan MLA, is 12 noon Friday 29th July. The Volunteering Small Grants Programme provides grants of between £200 and £1,200 to help organisations throughout…

Jul 26 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Save Hank inspired motion tabled at Newry, Mourne and Down Council »

The motion was tabled after Councillor Brown read about the Save Hank campaign

Alliance Councillor Patrick Brown has tabled a motion relating to animal welfare to be debated at Newry, Mourne and Down’s full Council meeting on 1st August. The motion, which calls upon the Council to put on record its opposition to ‘Breed Specific Legislation (BSL)’ was…

Jul 25 2016 / 1 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 »
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Health workers pay increase welcomed

Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has welcomed the decision by Health Minister Michelle O’Neill not to implement a change in how some workers in the health service are paid. The decision to move workers from weekly…

Jul 28 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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Sarcoma Awareness Month – do you know what to look for?

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…

Jul 28 2016 / Read More »
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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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