Archive for: December, 2015

Possible link between Mayobridge and Hilltown burglaries

Police in Newry are appealing for information following two burglaries. Sometime between 4.50pm and 5pm on Saturday, 12th december, entry was forced to a house in Hillcrest, Mayobridge. A sum of cash was taken and three males travelling in a blue Vauxhall Vectra were observed in the area. The car drove off in the direction […]

St Paul’s Bessbrook pupils take seats for high flying careers

Interns at B/E Aerospace in Kilkeel, where around a third of the world’s commercial aircraft seating is manufactured, have been giving pupils from St Paul’s High School in Bessbrook an unusual insight into the world of work. The A level students joined other sixth formers from across Northern Ireland for ‘Inspire To Work’, a day-long […]

Three vehicles taken in Camlough and Forkhill ‘creeper burglaries’

Detectives in Newry are appealing for information following two creeper burglaries in South Armagh. Sometime between 9.30pm on Wednesday, 16th December and 7.45am on Thursday, 17th December, two vehicles were taken from a house on Carrickcruppen Hill, Camlough. The house was entered and keys for a grey Landrover Range Rover, reg DFZ 4, and a […]

St Colman’s College Annual Senior Prize Giving event

Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry has attended the Annual Senior Prize Giving Event in St Colman’s College, Newry. The event celebrates the achievements of St Colman’s College’s 2015 school leavers who have concluded their second level education and for the most part commenced their third level studies. Minister Farry said, “I would like […]

Silver Volkswagen Golf sought in connection with Newry burglary

Detectives in Newry are appealing for information following a burglary in Ashton Heights. Around 7pm on Monday 14th December, the male occupant of a house heard a knock at his door but didn’t answer. He went upstairs and looked outside before hearing a loud bang. The back door of the house had been forced open […]

Community groups invited to apply for funding from seized crime assets

Justice Minister David Ford has announced the opening of the latest round of funding applications in the Assets Recovery Community Scheme. Community groups across Northern Ireland are being invited to apply for the funding which comes from assets seized from criminals. David Ford said, “Over £3 million from the Asset Recovery Community Scheme has gone […]

Treatment at home in times of mental health crisis

A home treatment service in times of crisis is reducing the need for hospital admissions for people with mental health conditions living in the Southern Health and Social Care Trust area. Around one in four people in Northern Ireland will experience a mental health problem at some point in their lives. The festive season can […]

Attempted burglary at South Armagh shop

Detectives are appealing for information following an attempted burglary that occurred at a shop in the Silverbridge Road area of Newry on the morning of Tuesday 15th December. At approximately 5.20am, it is believed that a Peugeot 406 reversed in the shutters of the shop but no access was gained to the shop. Detective Sergeant […]

The rise and fall of the Christmas Selfie Stick

The most popular and fastest selling Christmas gift of 2015 the Selfie Stick is now also considered to be one of the worst presents to receive this festive period, a new poll for Barnardo’s has revealed. While 46 per cent of people in Northern Ireland said the selfie stick was the least wanted Christmas gift […]

‘Fantastic goalscorer’ Mulvenna signs for Warrenpoint Town FC

Experienced striker Tiarnán Mulvenna has signed for Warrenpoint Town. The move follows the sale of Daniel Hughes to Cliftonville last week. Manager Barry Gray has moved to strengthen the front line by adding Mulvenna to two other loan deals completed last week. Mulvenna (27) has had stints at Dundalk, Drogheda, Glenavon and Cliftonville before joining […]

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