Archive for: November, 2020

Murphy and Dodds welcome renewable energy contract delivering £31m in savings

Louise Ward Hunter Belfast Met - Conor Murphy Finance Minister - Diane Dodds Economy Minister at Belfast Met ref Energy savings 1 - Newry Times News

The Department of Finance has secured £31 million in savings under a new contract which will see 100% renewable energy supplied to government buildings.     Construction and Procurement Delivery (CPD), within the Department of Finance, is responsible for the procurement of the two-year contract and worked collaboratively with the Department for the Economy (DfE) […]

JMK Solicitors embrace remote working across Europe

JMK Solicitors embrace remote working across Europe - Izabella-Andrzejewska - Newry business news

Staff at JMK Solicitors, Northern Ireland’s number one Personal Injury practice, took to remote working across Europe this year, as they continue to prioritise staff safety and wellbeing.     JMK Solicitors has a burgeoning reputation for focusing on staff wellbeing and work-life balance.     Earlier this year, the legal firm with offices in […]

Black Friday: 7 Top Tips to Help You Avoid Scams While Shopping Online

With an estimated £6billion to be spent in the UK this year on Black Friday (27 November) and Cyber Monday (30 November), The Consumer Council has issued essential guidance to ensure consumers know their rights and shop safely online.     Kellin McCloskey, Head of Postal Policy at The Consumer Council, says, “Scams are getting […]

‘Spending Review doesn’t provide foundation for economic recovery’ – Conor Murphy 

Spending Review doesn’t provide foundation for economic recovery – Murphy - Newry newspapers

Northern Ireland Finance Minister Conor Murphy has responded to the Comprehensive Spending Review outcome announced yesterday by the Chancellor.   Embed from Getty Images   Conor Murphy said, “Covid and Brexit create huge challenges for our economy and public services. In that context today’s announcement is disappointing.     “The Executive’s budget for everyday spending […]

Three teenagers and 22-year-old due in Newry Court today on fraud-related charges

Three teenagers and 22-year-old due in Newry Court today on fraud charges - Newry news

Four men have been charged with attempted fraud by false representation.     They were also charged with possession of articles in use in frauds.     It is believed the charges relate to an incident in which an attempt was made to use what police believe may be false financial details at a retail […]

CRASH Services announce £600,000 Stockmans Lane redevelopment

CRASH Services announce £600,000 Stockmans Lane redevelopment- investment includes staff gym and rooftop garden - Stockmans Lane - Jonathan McKeown CRASH Services - Newry newspaper

CRASH Services, Northern Ireland’s leading Accident Management Company, has announced a significant investment in Belfast.     The company, which was recently recognised as ‘best in class’ in its industry for its track record of returning customers repaired vehicles 43% faster than competitors, have unveiled plans for the state-of-the-art building at Stockmans Lane, Belfast.   […]

Therese retires after 32 years at Buttercrane Shopping Centre

Therese Retires after 32 years at Buttercrane - Newry City headlines

This month Buttercrane Shopping Centre in Newry said a fond farewell to one of its longest-serving members of staff.     Therese Bailey (Clerkin) marked her retirement after 32 years working with the Centre Management team of the Shopping Centre since it first opened in 1988.     Therese supported the Centre Manager and Operations […]

Mark Colgan’s legacy: Family publish Mark’s Christmas Comic for his 21st Birthday

Mark Colgan Mark Colgan’s Legacy – Family publish Mark’s Christmas Comic for his 21st Birthday - Newry news

Mark Colgan was 14 years old when he was knocked down and killed on his way to school in March 2014 and this year, to mark his 21st birthday, Mark’s family have published ‘Mark’s Christmas Comic’.      Mark from Banbridge in County Down – who attended St Colman’s College, Newry – should have had […]

“24/7 effort to protect our natural environment” – Poots

24 7 effort to protect our natural environment - Poots - Cairnwood Forest visit - Newry newspapers

DAERA Minister, Edwin Poots MLA has visited a Seapark beach and Cairnwood forest in North Down to see first-hand the ongoing work which is underway to protect our natural environments.     Visiting Seapark Beach, Holywood, the Minister highlighted, “The wide range of activities that are ongoing 24/7 every day to protect our environment is […]

South Armagh singing sensation reaches final of top UK talent competition

Irish singing sensation reaches final of top UK talent competition - Newry news

12-year-old Niamh Noade from South Armagh is the only Irish artist to reach the final of Teen Star, an online International singing competition specifically for teen and pre-teen performers.     The young harpist and singing sensation has beaten off over a thousand other budding young artists for a chance to win one-to-one mentoring from […]


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