Featured Story okt5

Excitement builds for return of Oktoberfest to Belfast »

Everyone is invited to join the celebration of food, beer and music at this year’s Oktoberfest held in Kings Hall. Oktoberfest will be held every Friday and Saturday over three…

Sep 14 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
slieve3

Excitement builds for Footsteps in the Forest at Slieve Gullion »

If you go into the woods on the 26th and 27th August be prepared to meet some strange and unusual characters including Trolls, woodland fawns, the Birdman of Slieve Donard,…

Aug 16 2016 / Comments Off / Read More »






Community

‘Fold Housing under pressure in Forkhill’ – Larkin »

larkin22

Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Larkin has called on Fold Housing to fulfill its obligations to their tenants and the wider…

Sep 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

£73,000 announced for local road safety initiatives »

roadtozero

Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has allocated £73,000 for local road safety initiatives as part of the Department’s Road Safety Grant…

Sep 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Witnesses sought after theft from van in Newry »

PSNI Car

Local police are appealing for witnesses after criminal damage was caused to a white Ford Transit van and tools stolen…

Sep 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Eligible family members urged to get free flu vaccine »

flu-busters-dr-lucy-jessop-from-the-public-health-agency-is-joined-by-superheroes-james-and-thomas-mckeown-to-launch-this-years-flu-vaccination-program

Autumn marks the official start of the seasonal flu vaccination programme for 2016/2017, so the Public Health Agency (PHA) is…

Sep 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Public urged to back campaign for city park at Albert Basin »

newry2020a

Independent Newry City Councillor Kevin McAteer has backed the campaign for a city park at the Albert Basin site and…

Sep 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Newry residents urged to ‘Make the Call’ to check their benefit entitlement »

make-the-call-launch2

Communities Minister Paul Givan has urged people in the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council area to ‘Make the Call’…

Sep 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Hearty welcomes Transport NI’s South Armagh commitment »

Sinn Fein's Terry Hearty

Sinn Féin Councillor Terry Hearty has welcomed a commitment from Transport NI to begin weed spraying in the Crossmaglen area.…

Sep 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

 
 

Community

‘Fold Housing under pressure in Forkhill’ – Larkin »

larkin22

Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Larkin has called on Fold Housing to fulfill its obligations to their tenants and the wider community at Forkhill. The Slieve Gullion councillor was speaking after he was contacted by residents angry at the lack of maintenance of by the housing…

Sep 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

£73,000 announced for local road safety initiatives »

roadtozero

Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has allocated £73,000 for local road safety initiatives as part of the Department’s Road Safety Grant Scheme. Speaking to Newry Times, Hazzard said, “Road traffic collisions and their devastating consequences hit right at the core of our communities. “Government works hard…

Sep 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Witnesses sought after theft from van in Newry »

PSNI Car

Local police are appealing for witnesses after criminal damage was caused to a white Ford Transit van and tools stolen from within the van. The van was parked in a car park on the Forkhill Road, Newry, immediately off the Forkhill Roundabout. Speaking to Newry…

Sep 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Eligible family members urged to get free flu vaccine »

flu-busters-dr-lucy-jessop-from-the-public-health-agency-is-joined-by-superheroes-james-and-thomas-mckeown-to-launch-this-years-flu-vaccination-program

Autumn marks the official start of the seasonal flu vaccination programme for 2016/2017, so the Public Health Agency (PHA) is urging people to ensure that all eligible family members get the free flu vaccine when offered it. The vaccine changes each year to cover the…

Sep 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Public urged to back campaign for city park at Albert Basin »

newry2020a

Independent Newry City Councillor Kevin McAteer has backed the campaign for a city park at the Albert Basin site and has called on the public to back the Newry 2020 group’s campaign to develop a park on the site. Speaking to Newry Times, the Independent…

Sep 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Newry residents urged to ‘Make the Call’ to check their benefit entitlement »

make-the-call-launch2

Communities Minister Paul Givan has urged people in the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council area to ‘Make the Call’ to check if they are missing out on unclaimed benefits, supports and services. Speaking as he launched the Department for Communities’ latest three year plan…

Sep 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Hearty welcomes Transport NI’s South Armagh commitment »

Sinn Fein's Terry Hearty

Sinn Féin Councillor Terry Hearty has welcomed a commitment from Transport NI to begin weed spraying in the Crossmaglen area. The Slieve Gullion representative said that after lobbying the body about weeds and nettles in the area he had received an assurance that spraying would…

Sep 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Young Women’s Stroke Group share their views on services »

stroke-roisin-and-young-women-group

The Young Women’s Stroke Group in the Southern area have met with a Senior Health and Social Care Trust Manager to share their views and experiences of services. ‘Young Women After Stroke’ is the only group of its kind in the UK, set up to…

Sep 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

National Eye Health Week – your vision matters! »

eye2

During National Eye Health Week (19th – 25th September) the Public Health Agency (PHA) is reminding everyone of the importance of good eye health and the need for everyone to have their eyes tested every two years. Dr Jackie McCall, Consultant in Public Health at…

Sep 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
News

‘Stone throwing could lead to tragedy’ warns Newry Councillor »

carrive

Sinn Fein Councillor Liz Kimmins has called on parents and schools to educate young people on the dangers of interfering with moving vehicles after youths…

Sep 16 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

47 new jobs set for Newry after £2m investment »

cps

Economy Minister Simon Hamilton MLA has welcomed Critical Power Systems’ announcement that it is to invest £2million and create 47 new jobs in Newry with…

Sep 14 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Two arrested in Newry by police investigating USPCA fraud »

psni57

Police investigating an allegation of fraud at the USPCA have arrested a 53 year old man and a 52 year old woman in the Newry…

Sep 14 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Politics Murphyard

Murphy welcomes moves to block water charges

Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has welcomed moves to ensure that domestic water charges are blocked in the North. Speaking to Newry Times, Murphy said, “A joint proposal was brought to the Executive to maintain the…

Sep 23 2016 / Read More »
Business jumble-fund-pr-resized

Newry man launches new platform for online fundraising

The digital revolution has made it easier than ever before for the public to give and charities to receive. Now the next stage in online fundraising technology is launching from Ireland. Merging the buy and sell…

Sep 20 2016 / Read More »
Community larkin22

‘Fold Housing under pressure in Forkhill’ – Larkin

Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Larkin has called on Fold Housing to fulfill its obligations to their tenants and the wider community at Forkhill. The Slieve Gullion councillor was speaking after he was contacted by residents angry…

Sep 23 2016 / Read More »
Letters to the Editor Local business owners, community groups and farmers from both sides of the border at the Old Customs Post at Carrickcarnon where they are calling for people to assemble on Saturday, October 8 to voice their opposition to Brexit and the return of a hard border

Letters to the Editor, ‘Border communities battle Brexit’

Dear Editor, Border Communities Against Brexit is a group of people from all sectors – business, community, farming, and individuals, who have come together out of concern that the North’s remain vote will not be respected.…

Sep 20 2016 / Read More »
Sport Press Eye

Newry cyclists gear up for ultimate Granite Challenge

Cycling enthusiasts are invited to put their endurance skills to the test by competing in the annual Granite Challenge event to help raise funds for Action Mental Health (AMH). Taking place on Sunday 2nd October at…

Sep 7 2016 / Read More »
News carrive

‘Stone throwing could lead to tragedy’ warns Newry Councillor

Sinn Fein Councillor Liz Kimmins has called on parents and schools to educate young people on the dangers of interfering with moving vehicles after youths threw stones at cars in the city. Last Friday and Saturday…

Sep 16 2016 / Read More »
Entertainment cf16

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 »
Features xmas1

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 »


Search Archive

Search by Date
Search by Category
Search with Google
Log in