Archive for: December, 2017

SRC win at NI Hairdressing Championships

Southern Regional College students recently won big at the NI Hairdressing Championships.  Aoife Rogers won 1st place in the Total Fashion Look competition.     Aoife is from Ardee and studies Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing at Newry Campus.  Kyle Redpath won 2nd place in the Junior Creative Colour competition, 3rd place in the […]

Newry-based business Around Noon ‘one of the fastest growing companies in UK’

Northern Ireland-based food-to-go manufacturer Around Noon has been announced as one of the fastest-growing companies in the UK. The firm, which employs over 300 people mainly in Newry and acquired a London business earlier this year, has been listed in the prestigious Sunday Times Fast Track 100. Only two Northern Ireland companies have made it […]

SRC host Innovation Showcase in Newry

Southern Regional College (SRC) in partnership with Newry Mourne and Down District Council recently hosted an innovation showcase event for local businesses – “Ready, Steady, Innovate” in Bagenal’s Castle, Newry. Businesses of all sizes and from a range of sectors attended to hear how they could benefit from funded support to help their business innovate, […]

‘Daisy Hill investment acknowledges importance of facility’ – Brady

Local MP Mickey Brady has said that the new state-of-the-art Paediatric Unit in Daisy Hill Hospital is a huge boost to local health services for citizens in Newry and Armagh and across the Southern Trust area. The Newry Armagh MP was speaking following an open day to launch the new facility.     Speaking to […]

Call for traffic calming measures in Mayobridge

Sinn Féin councillor Oksana McMahon has received a number of complaints from Mayobridge residents in regard to road safety issues in the village, particularly during rush hours. “It’s been pointed out by the residents that a considerable amount of motorists don’t obey speed restrictions coming into the village and pose a danger to school children […]

£1.5m ‘pumped’ into Newry Wastewater Pumping Station

NI Water has “pumped” £1.5 million into an essential programme of improvements that has just been completed at Newpoint Wastewater Pumping Station, Warrenpoint Road Newry. The project got underway in February 2017 and involved upgrading the station by installing new pumps, screens and other essential equipment to increase capacity and improve services for customers.   […]

Newry residents parking concerns raised with Southern Regional College

Newry & Armagh Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has said that the long standing issues of parking in the vicinity of the Southern Region College had been further compounded by the closure of the old Sports Centre Car Park. Murphy said it has impacted on local residents, especially in John Martin Gardens, John Martin Street, […]

Increased parking spaces for Carlingford Park

Newry City Sinn Féin Councillor Valerie Harte has welcomed the news that there will be increased car parking spaces in the Carlingford Park area. Speaking to Newry Times, the local councillor explained, “Local Carlingford Park residents have been frustrated for a long time with the lack of action by the Housing Executive and Roads Service […]

Search is on for community heroes in Newry and Mourne

Live Here Love Here is calling for the people of Newry and Mourne to nominate their community heroes for the Live Here Love Here Community Awards 2018.  In 2017 over 112,000 volunteers participated in Live Here Love Here clean ups throughout Northern Ireland.      The awards celebrate the tremendous efforts of these individuals and […]

SRC students through to final 5 in Young Designer of the Year competition

SRC Art students Cara McAleenan and Hannah Warwick have been selected among the top 5 finalists in the Young Designer of the Year 2018 competition run by Wedding Journal Ireland Magazine. The girls are both studying the BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design at SRC.      Hannah is from Cookstown and […]


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