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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 »


Community

Appeal for information over ‘terribly neglected’ Newry dog »

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The USPCA are appealing for help from the local community after this dog (pictured right) was brought to the USPCA…

Oct 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Police probe South Armagh theft »

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Police in Newry are appealing for information following the theft of gas cylinders. Constable Colin Jamieson, Newtownhamilton Response, explained, “Around…

Oct 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Smoking is harming your vision – stub it out! »

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Smokers are at significantly greater risk of losing their sight than non-smokers, yet awareness of eye damage from smoking is…

Oct 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

‘Need for more women in public life’ – Fearon »

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Sinn Féin MLA Megan Fearon has said there is a need for more women in public life. Speaking after addressing…

Oct 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Man suffers head injuries in Newry attack »

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Police in Newry are appealing for information following an assault on Clanrye Avenue. Speaking to Newry Times, Constable Mark Douglas,…

Oct 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Newry police warn businesses after credit card fraud incidents »

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Local police are warning business companies to be vigilant of credit card fraud. The warning follows a number of incidents…

Oct 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

South Down Alliance pays tribute to Councillor Sheila McQuaid »

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South Down Alliance Party Association has paid warm tribute to the late Sheila McQuaid who passed away on Tuesday 14th…

Oct 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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 »
 
 

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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Politics Councillor Kevin McAteer

McAteer welcomes Commons vote to recognise Palestine

SDLP Newry councillor Kevin McAteer has welcomed a vote in the House of Commons which calls on the recognition of Palestine as a state. Speaking to Newry Times, Cllr McAteer said, “The recognition of Palestine as…

Oct 24 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 »
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Appeal for information over ‘terribly neglected’ Newry dog

The USPCA are appealing for help from the local community after this dog (pictured right) was brought to the USPCA Animal Hospital today from the Ballyholland area of Newry by a concerned member of the public.…

Oct 24 2014 / Read More »
Letters to the Editor Letters to the Editor

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 »
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Appeal for information over ‘terribly neglected’ Newry dog

The USPCA are appealing for help from the local community after this dog (pictured right) was brought to the USPCA Animal Hospital today from the Ballyholland area of Newry by a concerned member of the public.…

Oct 24 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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