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Step into a world of luxury with Lily Bain Bathrooms and Tiles

An experienced Northern Ireland family run bathroom and tile supplier, Lily Bain’s flagship 3,500 ft showroom in Newry showcases the very best in bathrooms and tiles at unbeatable prices. Located conveniently at Mountview Business Park (just off main Rathfriland Road), there is ample car parking space for visitors and a showroom which showcases over 20 […]

Delays to Newry street light repairs ‘a disgrace and putting people at risk’

Pensioners in the Raymond Kelly Park area of Newry are afraid to leave their homes at night due to ongoing delays by Roads Service in fixing street lights in the area, a local councillor has claimed. Newry SDLP Councillor Michael Savage said elderly residents in the area have had no street lighting near their homes […]

SRC achieves NI first with Matrix award for Student Services

Southern Regional College has been awarded the Matrix Quality Standard Award for Student Services, in a first for Northern Irish Further and Higher education colleges. Assessed under four elements, Leadership & Management; Resources; Service Delivery and Continuous Quality Improvement, SRC received the full recognition of the Matrix Quality standard thanks to the information, advice and […]

Southern Trust staff raise over £2,500 for charities at annual ‘Pink Day’

The Southern Trust Referral and Booking Centre staff have recently held their annual ‘Pink Day’. It was part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A successful coffee morning and various raffles raised over £2,500.     The money raised will be divided equally between Breast Cancer Care and Action Cancer. The team would like to thank […]

Excitement builds in Newry for Santa’s arrival at Gina’s Christmas Cottage

The man in the big red suit is on his way to Newry and will arrive at Gina’s Santa Cottage on Sheeptown Road, Newry. The Santa’s Grotto, which was opened in 2011 in memory of the beloved Georgina Boyd by her family, has so far raised almost a total of £60,000 for the Southern Area […]

‘Gambling changes necessary to protect people’ – Newry MLA

SDLP Assembly Member for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty has said that changes to gambling laws are necessary to protect people from addiction and financial hardship. He was speaking after the British Government announced plans to consult on new gambling rules.     McNulty told Newry Times, “Gambling addiction has become a serious and widespread […]

Consumers urged to take control of their energy bills

With Click Energy implementing a 15.77% tariff increase on 1st December 2017, The Consumer Council is urging consumers to take control of their energy bills and check if there is a better energy deal to help save money. The increase will affect 26,000 Click Energy customers, and will see a typical Click Energy consumer’s electricity […]

Consumers encouraged to ‘drive a hard bargain’ for car insurance

The Consumer Council is urging drivers to shop around for better deals on their car insurance as latest figures reveal Northern Ireland motorists pay 22% more than the UK average. Recent AA figures reveal prices for Northern Ireland drivers have dropped by almost 8% in the last three months, however at £870.49 we are still […]

Warrenpoint School needs your vote

Warrenpoint School St Dallan’s are counting on the local community for support after they were selected as potential recipients of a £25,000 community Fund from Aviva, the Insurance Company. Chairperson for the PTA group, Friends of St Dallan’s, Sharon Davis spoke of the excitement building within the school.     She told Newry Times, “The […]

Daisy Hill Pathfinder project to produce final report before Christmas

Dr Anne- Marie Telford, Chair of the Daisy Hill Pathfinder project has advised that the final report of the Daisy Hill Hospital Pathfinder group will be produced before Christmas. The report had been due in November but given the volume of work being taken forward, members of the group had suggested a short extension to […]


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