Archive for: November, 2018

Excitement builds for 5K Colour Run in Warrenpoint

On Saturday 24 November, Clonallon Park in Warrenpoint will be awash with colour as PIPS Hope and Support, in conjunction with Warrenpoint GAA and Warrenpoint Town FC, bring a 5K Colour Run to the seaside town. This exciting event will get underway at 2pm with registration available on the day from 1.30pm.     This […]

Dr Hanna awarded Psychiatrist of the Year

Dr Heather Hanna, a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in the Southern Trust has been awarded by the Royal College of Psychiatrists as the 2018 Psychiatrist of the Year for the UK.  With Child and Adolescent Mental Health experience across Northern Ireland, Dr Hanna joined the Southern Trust in 2014. She led the development of […]

Save big on all the must have toys this Christmas

The much sought after toys of 2018 include Unicorn Ride-ons, Fingerlings Dinos, Boxer the Robot, LEGO Hogwarts Express, Slime, Pikmi Pops and LOL dolls. For the techy kids (young and not so young) iPhones and X-Boxes, PS4s and FIFA19 are firm favourites. One way to make things a little lighter on your pocket when it […]

Derrybeg pensioner the latest target of ‘vile thieves’

A respected pensioner in her 80’s is the latest victim of an attempted break-in, just one of many to have occured in recent weeks. Condemning the latest incident local Saoradh representative Stephen Murney explained, “Vile and callous thieves were once again targeting the elderly and vulnerable using the cover of darkness in Derrybeg. “Such was […]

Police call for witnesses after two thefts

Police are appealing for information following two reports of theft. The thefts happened on Wednesday 7 November.   Speaking to Newry Times, Inspector Downey said, “At around 5:10pm, it was reported that a purse was stolen from a car parked at premises at the Silverbridge Road area of Silverbridge.   “A number of women were […]

Woman pays over £300 for Westlife ticket as Trading Standards warn people to be careful

As the festive season approaches and with it the traditional pantomimes, shows and purchase of concert tickets as gifts, Trading Standards Service (TSS) is reminding people to be careful when purchasing online tickets. The excitement of getting the opportunity to see a favourite band in concert or attending an eagerly awaited event can sometimes result […]

Pensioner left badly shaken after Bessbrook burglary

Detectives are appealing for information following the report of a burglary at residential premises in the Millvale Park area of Bessbrook on Friday 16 November. At around 7.50pm, it was reported that two males forced entry to the property and confronted the occupant, a man in his 80s.      They left the premises a […]

Newry’s Around Noon launches new food-to-go range in 100 stores

Around Noon and Henderson Wholesale have launched an innovative new food-to-go range as part of a multi-million-pound per annum partnership. Newry-based Around Noon led the project to completely revamp the convenience retailer’s offering of pre-packed sandwiches, wraps, and salads. Set to be available in over 100 SPAR and EUROSPAR stores across Northern Ireland, the new […]

New crane enters service at Warrenpoint Port following £3m investment

Warrenpoint Port has commissioned a new crane and has commenced the refurbishment of two other cranes following a major £3 million capital investment. The new crane, built and supplied by Finnish manufacturer Konecranes, will significantly improve efficiency at the Port by reducing loading and unloading times, with the ability to lift 100 tonnes up to […]

Carrickcruppen coach named a finalist in GAA Coach of the Year awards

Barry Flynn, a coach from Carrickcruppen GAA is a finalist in the Translink Ulster GAA Coach of the Year awards. Representing Armagh, he is one of nine outstanding volunteer coaches who have been selected from their respective counties. The finalists were selected following public nominations submitted by club members across Ulster. A panel of experts […]


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