Archive for: January, 2021

NI’s vaccine numbers climb past 220,000 | Newry Times

NIs vaccine numbers climb past 220,000 - Newry Times - Newry news

The number of Covid-19 vaccines administered in Northern Ireland has passed the 220,000 mark.     The latest figures show a total of 196,131 first doses and 24,070 second doses – bringing the overall number of vaccines administered to 220,201 These figures provide a further indication of important progress in the roll-out of vaccines to […]

£2.2m Covid-19 financial support for pig sector announced

£2.2m Covid-19 financial support for pig sector announced - Northern Ireland Coronavirus News

Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots has announced a financial support package worth up to £2.2million for pig farmers who were impacted by the temporary closure of Cranswick Country Foods in August 2020.     The Minister said, “I met with representatives of the pig producers supplying this processing plant and recognised the financial impact that the […]

DAERA to introduce inspections for isolation of retained BVD positive animals

DAERA to introduce inspections for isolation of retained BVD positive animals - Newry newspapers

Unannounced inspections to check that Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) positive animals are being isolated are due to commence in the coming weeks, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has announced.     Herds which retain a BVD positive animal will be visited by DAERA inspectors to confirm compliance with the 2016 BVD […]

Poots announces plans to abolish the Agricultural Wages Board (AWB)

Poots announces plans to abolish the Agricultural Wages Board (AWB) - Newry Times

Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots MLA has announced his intention to commence the process to revoke the Agricultural Wages (Regulations) (Northern Ireland) Order 1977, which will abolish the Agricultural Wages Board (AWB) in Northern Ireland.     The role of the AWB is to set minimum rates of pay and conditions for workers in agriculture.   […]

Green light for A1 Junctions road improvement scheme

Green light for A1 Junctions scheme announced - Belfast road - Banbridge - Lockbrickland A1 - Newry Times

Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon today announced that the A1 Junctions Phase 2 road improvement scheme will progress.     The Minister has carefully considered and accepted the outcome of the Public Inquiry and has confirmed the progression of the scheme in readiness of funding becoming available.     Making the announcement in a statement to […]

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Vaccination slots go online for 65-69-year-olds

Coronavirus Northern Ireland - Vaccination slots go online for 65-69-year-olds - Covid-19 vaccine centre - Newry news

People aged 65-69 can now book their Covid-19 vaccination appointments at one of NI’s seven regional vaccination centres.     The online booking is available at covid-19.hscni.net     The Department of Health this week announced a twin-track approach to accelerating NI’s vaccination programme. This will ensure more people can take up the offer of […]

NI Science Festival to deliver free education programme for schools in Newry

Jon Chase NI Science Festival to deliver free education programme for schools in Newry - Whats on Newry - Newry events and news

Schools and educators in the Newry area are being encouraged to register for the 2021 NI Science Festival, which has programmed an extensive range of free online events for primary and post-primary schools across Northern Ireland.     Next month, the NI Science Festival returns for a fortnight of wonder and intrigue from Monday 15 […]

PSNI Launch Follow-Up Emails for Online Reports

PSNI Launch Follow-Up Emails for Online Reports - Newry headlines

Starting this month, anyone who submits a report online to the PSNI will receive a follow-up email providing details about how it was handled.     Chief Inspector Gerard Pollock from Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Contact Management Centre says the public often ring ‘101’ to get in touch with an officer about an incident […]

County Down Artisan Producers Set to Receive a Lidl Kick Start

Newry and Mourne Co. Down Artisan Producers Set to Receive a Lidl Kick Start - Newry business news

Three of Co. Down’s homegrown artisan food producers are set to receive a business boost from Lidl.     The trio were selected by the retailer as three of 26 artisan producers from Lidl’s 2020 Kick Start Supplier Development Programme to have their locally crafted products stocked in 208 Lidl stores across the island of […]

“Support for students vital” – Dodds

Support for students vital – Dodds - Newry Times

It is vital that higher education institutions do everything possible to support students, Economy Minister Diane Dodds has said.     The Minister met Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University and has written to all the local higher education institutions, to remind them of their responsibilities regarding student welfare and to ask them to take […]

-->

This website does not share personal information with third parties nor do we store any information about your visit other than to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience through the use of cookies. You can turn off the use of cookies at anytime by changing your specific browser settings.

We are not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission. This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on 16/01/2017. If you have any questions feel free to contact Newry Times by emailing editor@newrytimes.com

Log in