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Open University take the lead in student satisfaction in Northern Ireland | Newry Times

Open University take the lead in student satisfaction in Northern Ireland - Newry Times - news newry co down

The Open University (OU) has been ranked no.1 university for Overall Student Satisfaction in Northern Ireland for the seventeenth year in a row in the National Student Survey (NSS) results.     The NSS is an annual survey of nearly half a million final year students across the UK.     It is their opportunity […]

Newry sees 60% surge for motorhomes | Newry Times

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Research shows Northern Ireland is the land of motorhomes with the highest UK demand for motorhome insurance premiums and Newry has seen a 60% surge for motorhomes.     Although demand for motorhome insurance was down by 21% in Northern Ireland across the pandemic, the first five months of 2021 have bucked the trend, with […]

Minister Poots consults on NI’s first-ever Rural Policy Framework | Newry Times

Minister Poots consults on NI’s first-ever Rural Policy Framework - Newry Times - newry news live

Rural Affairs Minister Edwin Poots has launched a public consultation on Northern Ireland’s first-ever Rural Policy Framework that aims to create a sustainable rural community where people want to live, work and be active.     The Minister launched the consultation during a number of visits to rural dwellers and projects in the Mid-Ulster area. […]

Major recycling investment for Newry firm | Newry Times

Re-Gen Waste baler - Major recycling investment for Newry firm - Newry Times - newry news online

Newry company Re-Gen Waste has invested a further £500,000, adding a high-tech process to one of its existing waste fuel lines, improving deliverability and reducing packaging.     A state of art, CK International, computerised baler, aids the company in providing consistent quality to meet the needs of global customers.     Joseph Doherty, Managing […]

500 local mums-to-be take part in Baby Zoom | Newry Times

500 local mums-to-be take part in Baby Zoom - Newry Times - local news newry

Almost 500 mums-to-be and their birthing partners have spent the past 12 months learning about birth education via video link.     When the pandemic first stuck last year, our maternity team in the Southern Trust had to consider alternative ways of how they could run their antenatal and parenting education classes.     The […]

Summer Health and Care Services in Newry and Mourne | Newry Times

Summer Health and Care Services in Newry and Mourne - Newry Times - newry news live

The Health and Social Care (HSC) system together with GPs, pharmacists and dentists are working to ensure that the Northern Ireland public can access important health and care services this summer.     A summer Stay Well campaign has been launched, encouraging the public to choose services appropriately to help ease current challenges. As part […]

Ulster University graduate turns his passion for tennis into a business | Newry Times

Ulster University graduate turns his passion for tennis into a business newry - Newry Times - newry news latest

Tom Harty graduates from Ulster University this summer with first-class honours in Business Economics and Accountancy.     Furloughed during his placement year, Tom was initially glad of the extra free time but after seeing the rest of his family working tirelessly in the healthcare sector throughout the pandemic he was motivated to find something […]

Dairy Council NI launches new EU Sustainable Dairy Programme | Newry Times

Dairy Council NI launches new EU Sustainable Dairy Programme - Newry Times - news newry northern ireland

The Dairy Council for Northern Ireland is taking part in a new three-year sustainable dairy programme, jointly funded by the EU, which will highlight the important strides the sector is making to improve its environmental credentials, as well as the importance of dairy for our economy and nutritional wellbeing.     The sector has already […]

Importance of improved digital connectivity ‘cannot be overstated’ | Newry Times

Importance of improved digital connectivity 'cannot be overstated' – Lyons - Newry Times - newry news online

Economy Minister Gordon Lyons has visited Killyleagh as hundreds of homes and businesses in the area go live with access to next-generation access broadband speeds under Project Stratum.     Project Stratum represents a £150million investment by the UK government, allocated to the Department for the Economy as part of the Confidence and Supply Agreement, […]

Letters to the Editor: NSPCC NI | Newry Times

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Dear Editor, At NSPCC NI, we know it has been a challenging year, particularly for parents trying to juggle all the responsibilities that life has thrown at them during the pandemic.     With all of the lockdowns, home-schooling and closures of childcare facilities, many parents have had to bridge the childcare gap by taking […]

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