Archive for: December, 2019

Popular Channel 4 TV show searching for local sheds in Newry

Popular Channel 4 restoration show Find It, Fix It, Flog It is looking for local sheds across Newry. The series follows presenters Henry Cole and Simon O’Brien as they search for unique and unusual items in people’s sheds to restore and sell at a profit for their owners. Article continues below They want to hear […]

Health and Social Care “preparing for challenging winter”

Health and Social Care organisations in Northern Ireland are preparing for another difficult winter period for patients and staff. Emergency Departments across Northern Ireland continue to be extremely busy with increasing numbers of children and older, sicker people with complex conditions attending and being admitted. Article continues below The challenges facing services have also been […]

Camlough man Roy raises £600 For Cuan Mhuire

South Armagh man Roy Mac Donaill has raised £600 for Cuan Mhuire (Sr Consilios) Charity.   Roy, who lives in Camlough, raised this through his “Movember” beard growing efforts. Article continues below Thanking all those who sponsored him Roy, who has been involved as a Volunteer with Cuan Mhuire for many years, stated, “Cuan Mhuire is […]

“Newry deserves a city centre park” – Newry City Councillor

Newry City Councillor Liz Kimmins has said that Sinn Féin is fully committed to the delivery of a top-of-the-range, city centre park for the people of Newry at the Albert Basin site. Speaking to Newry Times, Councillor Kimmins said, “Our vision for the future of Newry has, at its centre, the construction of a city […]

People urged to ‘have a wee chat’ about organ donation

The Public Health Agency (PHA) and the Southern Trust is encouraging everyone to ‘have a wee chat’ about their organ donation wishes as part of a major new campaign aimed at increasing the number of transplants. The initiative launched this month, a special day established by charity Opt For Life Foundation to spark conversations between […]

Newry police investigating possible link between masked men burglaries

Detectives in Newry are investigating two burglaries which they believe may be linked. The break-ins occurred on Thursday 12 December. Article continues below One was at a house on Sheepbridge Road in Newry.     The other was at a property in Church View in Bessbrook. Cash and jewellery were taken from each. Speaking to […]

£2.2m investment in GP services for urgent appointments after Christmas holidays

An extra winter payment of £2.2m has been invested in GP services here to enable GPs to offer additional consultations with patients during the winter period. This will include the days immediately following the Christmas and New Year holidays, which have traditionally been busier days. Article continues below This investment to help alleviate winter pressures […]

Vincent’s Newry lifts bronze in sustainable window display competition

Vincent’s at Mill Street, Newry, has been awarded the bronze prize in this year’s SVP Christmas Window Display Competition by excelling in the theme of thinking green this Christmas and showing sustainability and environmental awareness. All Vincent’s stores across Northern Ireland were encouraged to participate in the annual Christmas window display competition and Vincent’s at […]

Warrenpoint Road resurfacing ‘long overdue’ – Newry MLA

SDLP Infrastructure Spokesperson, Sinead Bradley MLA has welcomed the news that £400,000 worth of road works will commence on the A2 Warrenpoint Road dual carriageway, Newry bound. Speaking to Newry Times, the South Down MLA said, “These road works are long overdue to deliver significant and badly needed improvements to both the structural integrity and […]

Man arrested on suspicion of Newry burglary

Detectives investigating a burglary at residential premises in the Cregganduff Road area of Newry have arrested a man. He was arrested on suspicion of burglary, which happened on Tuesday 19 November. Article continues below Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Inspector Handley said, “Detectives, conducting a search in Lurgan, arrested the 38-year-old man on 20 December. […]


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