Archive for: January, 2013

Police issue safety advice following creeper burglary incidents


Police in Newry are reminding householders to be vigilant against creeper burglaries following a number of incidents where high end vehicles have been stolen with keys taken from properties. A spokesman for Newry PSNI told Newry Times, “A large number of the burglaries we deal with are opportunist where thieves have made the most of […]

Police warn public about local newspaper advertisement scams

Scam Alert

If something doesn’t feel right or seems too good to be true, it usually is. That was the message from police in E District -which incorporates the Newry & Mourne area – who have reminded the public not to fall prey to scams which involve transferring money from your account or through money transfers. The […]

Hopes of undocumented Irish raised after Obama support for bill

American passport

Newry and Mourne Sinn Fein Councillor Pat McGinn has said that President Obama’s seal of approval to a broad immigration reform package has given cause for great hope for many thousands of Undocumented Irish living in the USA and currently branded as illegal immigrants. Speaking to Newry Times, McGinn said he shared the satisfaction by […]

Casey attends launch of “The Townland of Drumalane” event


Newry Sinn Féin councillor Charlie Casey has congratulated the organisers of the project named “The Townland of Drumalane” which was launched in the parochial house at Drumalane Church on Wednesday 30th January. Speaking to Newry Times about the project councillor Casey said, “I have no doubt that the partnership between Drumalane Quayside Close Community Association […]

Police charge man with parochial house burglary


Police in Newry have arrested and charged a 28 year old man with burglary. The man was arrested in the Newry area on 28th January and will appear before Newry Magistrates’ Court on 20th February. The charge relates to a burglary at a parochial house on the Dublin Road on 3rd November 2012. On the […]

Burns expresses disgust at chemical waste dumping


Sinn Fein councillor Colman Burns has expressed his disgust at the ongoing dumping of chemical waste residue associated with diesel laundering. He was speaking after the latest discovery of the toxic waste along the A29 road close to Drumill Bridge, at Cullyhanna. Speaking to Newry Times, Burns explained, “I received numerous calls on Monday morning, […]

Schools learn about Crossmaglen Household Recycling Centre

Newry and Mourne District Council officers were delighted to welcome 3 groups of primary school children to their newly opened Household Recycling Centre in Crossmaglen. The 3 groups from Clonalig, Anamar and St Patrick’s Primary School got a chance to see the working of the centre first hand, learn about what happens to the material […]

Armagh Ladies looking forward as new season starts


By Richard Bullick Carrickcruppen captain Caroline O’Hanlon will lead Armagh ladies into Sunday’s National League opener away to Down with her sights set firmly on achieving new goals rather than basking in last season’s success. Memories of October’s All Ireland Intermediate final victory over Waterford remain fairly fresh but the vastly experienced and incredibly driven […]

Did you know only 1% of the world’s water is drinkable?


Although our planet is covered in water, only 1% of it is actually drinkable. This is just one water wise fact children from Killean Primary School in Newry learnt when NI Water’s education recently came to visit. The main topic of the day was water conservation. The children heard first hand why water is such […]

Time to spring clean your wardrobe


Newry Times columnist, Style Coach Amanda Raffert may be familiar to many of you as a local style icon, and Buttercrane’s go-to girl for all your style needs. Amanda is a member of the International Association of Style coaches, which means that Amanda is well placed to offer style advice to the Newry Times readers. Amanda is […]

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