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Money taken during Newry burglary

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following the report of a burglary at a house in the Dominic Street area of Newry. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Constable Woolsey said, “It was reported that sometime between 10:45am and 11:50am on Thursday afternoon, 6 June, entry was gained to the property and a sum of money was […]

Search is on for Newry’s young filmmakers

The search is now on for Newry’s talented young filmmakers of the future. Schools and film clubs across Northern Ireland are being encouraged to get creative and submit entries for the prestigious Into Film Awards 2020.     Marking its sixth exciting year, the Into Film Awards set out to find the most talented filmmakers, […]

‘Chef of the Future’ set to be revealed at Newry Business Awards

A group of hopeful chefs are one step closer to discovering who will be named Chef of the Future; a new initiative for the hospitality industry organised by Henderson Foodservice with support from Newry Chamber of Commerce. Following an intensive day of cookery challenges and hot competition, four rising stars from across the borough were […]

‘Over 75s need not take immediate action’, says TV Licensing

TV Licensing customers over 75 will remain covered by a free TV licence until 31 May 2020 Following the BBC’s policy announcement on the future of the over 75s TV Licence fee, TV Licensing is advising customers currently receiving a free licence that they need not take any immediate action and that they will be […]

Newry pupils demonstrate eco credentials on World Environment Day

Pupils from across Northern Ireland attended a special awards ceremony at Belfast City Hall to celebrate 10 years of the Translink Eco Schools Travel Challenge. Taking place on World Environment Day during Translink’s Bus + Train Week, the awards recognize local pupil efforts to use more sustainable travel options for the journey to and from […]

Southern Trust raising awareness of insulin safety during Diabetes Week

To mark diabetes week (10-14 June) the Southern Health and Social Care Trust is raising awareness of the importance of insulin safety amongst staff, patients and carers.  Throughout the week, the Trust’s Diabetes and Pharmacy teams will be promoting insulin safety and sharing good practice amongst staff across its community and hospital services.      […]

New job opportunities for unemployed with blind manufacturing company

Lisburn manufacturing company Decora Blind Systems Ltd is offering unemployed people (18 yrs+) job opportunities following completion of an intensive three-week Bridge to Employment training programme. In association with the Department for the Economy, the company has developed a training programme designed to provide trainees with a sound understanding of the tasks involved in working […]

Slieve Gullion hosts annual Footsteps in the Forest Festival

Slieve Gullion Forest Park welcomed thousands of young magical fairies, witches and giant hunters on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June 2019 as Newry, Mourne & Down District Council hosted its annual Footsteps in the Forest Festival.  The annual festival, supported by Tourism Northern Ireland, was free for all the family with artists, musicians and […]

Newry businesswoman Sheila Chambers receives MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours

She founded one of Newry’s leading businesses, creating much-needed employment and leading the way for other female entrepreneurs in Northern Ireland, and now Sheila Chambers has been recognised with an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Awarded each year during the month of June as part of Queen Elizabeth II’s official birthday celebrations, the Birthday […]

Deloitte Assured Skills Academy offering 24 high quality training places for graduates

A brand new Deloitte Assured Skills Academy is offering 24 graduates the opportunity to gain the skills needed for a career in business consultancy using the latest technology and software. Funded by the Department for the Economy, the new Enterprise Transformation Academy will deliver nine weeks of industry-relevant pre-employment training at Belfast Metropolitan College, covering […]


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