Archive for: August, 2017

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This week we’re reflecting with a sense of nostalgia on where we’ve come from, where we are right now and where we’re going. Perhaps it’s ironically appropriate that the UK Number 1 song when we officially launched the Newry Times website on 1st November 2011 was ‘Read All About It’ by Emeli Sande.   Newry […]

‘History protected at Lindsay Hill after Council vote’ – Kimmins

Liz Kimmins, Sinn Féin Councillor for Newry, has congratulated Newry, Mourne and Down Councillors last night after they formally rejected plans to build a 25ft wide bridge over Lindsay Hill. Speaking following the decision, Kimmins said that the concerns of residents had been respected, and Councillors had recognised the rich history and heritage of the […]

Two girls assaulted in Newry by group of males

Police in Newry are appealing for information following an assault in the vicinity of the Quays Shopping Centre on Monday, 14th August. Speaking to Newry Times, Sergeant Gibson said, “Police received reports that between 9:00 and 9:30pm in the area of Quays Shopping Centre car park towards the Drumalane side, two girls were assaulted by […]

Keith Hamilton appointed Warrenpoint under 20 manager

Warrenpoint Town Football Club has announced Keith Hamilton as under 20 development Manager for the upcoming season. Speaking to Newry Times, Chairman Connaire McGreevy said, “We believe that Keith is the perfect man for the job. “Keith has been an Irish FA Volunteer Match Monitor and has been involved within various other volunteer roles at […]

Family Fun Day at Silent Valley

Forget about lazing around the house on Sunday 20th August, why not pack up the family and head to Silent Valley Mountain Park in Kilkeel from 1-5pm and enjoy NI Water’s family fun day! In co-operation the Mourne Landscape Partnership, NI Water will be hosting the latest of their famous family fun days at the […]

Letters to the Editor, ‘Reshaping Stroke Services in Northern Ireland’

Dear Editor, I welcome the coverage that you have given to the very important issue of reshaping stroke services across Northern Ireland in recent weeks. It is important that as many people are aware of the pre-consultation process as possible and have the opportunity to have their say. Over the last two months we have […]

Looking for advice after exams? Careers Service NI can help

Receiving exam results often presents a crossroads and making informed decisions is imperative to effective career planning. The Department for the Economy’s Careers Service is here to help, providing impartial advice and guidance on a range of career options including further and higher education, apprenticeships, training, employment and voluntary work opportunities. Head of the Careers […]

TRAFFIC NEWS: Lane closures this weekend

Motorists are advised to allow additional time for journeys on the A1 this weekend due to slip road construction works on the southbound carriageway.   As part of works to develop a new access to Hillsborough Castle, both lanes of the A1 southbound will be closed from 11.00pm on Friday 18th August 2017 until 5.00am on […]

‘Follow your passion’ after A Level results – Fearon

Sinn Féin MLA Megan Fearon has urged young people receiving A Level results to “follow your passion” when it comes to fulfilling their educational or career path. Speaking following the release of A Level results on Thursday, the Sinn Féin Equality Spokesperson said, “I want to wish everyone receiving a result every success. “These days […]

South Down house prices drop despite increase in sales volume

The overall average house price in mid and south Down decreased slightly in the second quarter of 2017 even though the number of transactions was at the highest recorded level since the property crash ten years ago, according to Ulster University’s latest Quarterly House Price Index report. Ulster University’s research is produced in partnership with […]


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