Archive for: August, 2015

Rostrevor relegated after 6 point defeat

DOWN ACFL DIVISION ONE – MATCHDAY FOURTEEN ROSTREVOR 1-09 – 2-12 CASTLEWELLAN By Kieran McNally Rostrevor became the fourth side to be relegated in this season’s top flight, as Castlewellan finished strongly to claim a six-point win at Pettit Park on Friday night. The Reds have been unlucky this season with a number of close […]

Pensioner suffers ‘serious injuries’ after Bessbrook stabbing

Detectives are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary in the Clogharevan Park area of Bessbrook in the early hours of this morning, Monday, 31st August. At approximately 2.40am Police received a report that three men had broken into a house and entered a bedroom where an elderly, disabled male occupant of the house was […]

5 Job Roles available at The Rug House, Newry

Introduction: The Rug House Ltd. is a leading online business selling rugs and other homewares throughout the UK, Ireland and internationally. This is an opportunity to join an energetic and positive team and become part of a young company continually growing. Warehouse Operative: 2 Warehouse operatives required (Minimum 20 hour contract) for our Newry warehouse […]

£2500 cash injection for the Friends of Derrymore group

Sinn Féin Councillor Roisin Mulgrew has welcomed a £2500 cash injection for the Friends of Derrymore group. The funding came from Newry, Mounre and Down Council’s Voluntary Contributions and the group have pledged to use it to create a flagship Christmas event for the area. Cllr Mulgrew said the group would work with the entire […]

Call for witnesses after Newry assault

Police in Newry are investigating an assault and have appealed for information. At around 6pm on August 4th, a man was assaulted in the Basin Walk area. It is understood he was approached and assaulted by three other males. Speaking to Newry Times, Const. Tim Coombs said, “Police would be keen to speak with anyone […]

Letters to the Editor, ‘Newry parade and competition”

Dear Editor, South Down Defenders Flute Band Newry will be holding their annual parade and competition in Newry on Friday 28th August 2015 at 7:15pm. All genres of music will be on parade including silver, flute and accordion bands which should provide entertainment to suit all musical tastes. Top accordion outfit Dunloy Accordian will be […]

‘Concerns over burying radioactive waste not a perception problem’ – Ritchie

The SDLP MP for South Down Margaret Ritchie has raised concerns over plans to recommend that burying nuclear waste is safe. A public information campaign is due to be launched in September, the first since Cumbria Council rejected a bid in 2013. Ritchie said, “This campaign orchestrated by nuclear lobbyists is based on findings from […]

Newry police investigate graffiti incident

Police in Newry are investigating a report of criminal damage. In three areas in the Mourneview Park area, graffiti was daubed in black paint. It is thought this happened sometime between midnight and 1am on Sunday, August 16th. Speaking to Newry Times, Const. Tim Coombs said, “If you can help please call the 101 number, […]

Consumer Council welcomes Civil Aviation Authority enforcement action

The Consumer Council has welcomed the announcement from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) that enforcement action taken against three major airlines has resulted in better support and information for passengers during instances of flight disruption. Speaking about the announcement Scott Kennerley, Head of Transport at the Consumer Council said, “This is welcome news for those […]

100 kids enjoy St Bronagh’s Summer scheme

Over 100 children aged from 5-12 recently attended St Bronagh’s Summer Fun Camp in Petit Park, Rostrevor. The three day camp gave children the opportunity to take part in Mountain Bike Skills, Water Bouldering, Gaelic Skills, arts and craft and team games, culminating in a Family Fun Day and BBQ on the pitch on Saturday […]

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