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Newry Style City Springs to Life

It is time to pack away your winter woollies and spring into a new season with Newry Style City 2013. From the 18th – 21st April, Newry will be indulging in a highly anticipated four days of fabulous events right across the city showcasing the latest trends in fashion, hair, make up and beauty for […]

Search for the ‘Face of Buttercrane’ 2013 begins

As preparation for this years’ Newry Style City hots up the reigning Face of Buttercrane, Miss Claire Lyons prepares to hand over her crown to the lucky Winner of this years’ search for Miss Buttercrane 2013. Speaking to Newry Times, Claire said she has put together a few highlights from her experience throughout the year to […]

Satisfy your sweet tooth with Lucy’s Sweet Treats

Bespoke Cakes by Lucy’s Sweet Treats give you something truly unique, from modern yet classy designs to rich flavours indulging all of the senses. They produce your perfect cake with a range of delicious flavours from Lucy’s Sweet Treats Vanilla Sponge to their Royal Fruit and even the delectable Creamy Chocolate – their customers are […]

McGinn urges vigilance after ‘creeper’ theft

Fews area Sinn Fein Councillor Pat McGinn has urged vigilance after another vehicle was stolen in a “creeper” style theft in the Millvale area recently/ Speaking to Newry Times about the theft, Councillor McGinn explained, “A family vehicle was stole from outside their home. The trauma and inconvenience to the family involved cannot be under […]

Malone’s Ice Cream: 35 years in business and still going strong

We all remember our childhood and hearing those iconic ice cream chimes, which signaled the arrival of the local ice cream man. The nostalgia of buying a ’99’ ice cream with a flake, a screwball with a bubbly or a slush puppy is one of those enduring memories from a lot of our childhoods. These […]

‘Go further for fairtrade’, urges McGinn

Newry and Mourne Sinn Féin Councillor Pat McGinn has encouraged all to “Go Further for Fairtrade.” The councillor was speaking as fair-trade Fortnight begins (25th February- 10th March). Speaking to Newry Times, the Sinn Féin representative explained, “The theme is, “Go further for Fairtrade”. The two-week long campaign will highlight the need to think about where our food […]

Pizza, Peelers and Plasters

Young drivers in South Down are being invited to brush up on their first aid skills with the PSNI South Down Neighbourhood Policing Team and the South Down Family Health Initiative (SDFHI). Two First Aid training courses, aimed at 18-25 year old drivers, will take place at the Seashell Centre, Newcastle Street, Kilkeel on Saturday, […]

Hearty and McCreesh address DRD Minister on the state of rural roads

Sinn Féin councillor Terry Hearty has asked DRD Minister Danny Kennedy to take in a contractor to deal with the pothole situation in south Armagh, at a meeting that he and party colleague Jimmy McCreesh attended. Hearty says he explained to the minister that rural roads in south Armagh have became so bad that some […]

Kennedy welcomes Giro d’Italia to Armagh

Ulster Unionist Newry & Armagh MLA Danny Kennedy has welcomed the announcement that Northern Ireland is to host the start of the Giro d’Italia, one of the world’s premier cycling events. In a statement to Newry Times, Mr Kennedy said, “The announcement that Northern Ireland will host the opening stages of the Giro d’Italia is […]

Cross Border conservation meet up a huge success

For the first time the Ring of Gullion and Cooley cross border Conservation Volunteer team met up on Saturday 23rd February. Their task was to remove Rhododendron from Ravensdale Forest Park. This truly was a partnership event; with tools from the Mourne Heritage Trust, equipment from Newry and Mourne Council, and leaders from both Councils […]


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