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Justice Minister launches public consultation

Justice Minister launches public consultation - Newry Times

Justice Minister Naomi Long has launched a public consultation on ‘Empowering Change in Women’s Lives: Strategy for supporting and challenging women and girls in contact with the justice system’.     The consultation will consider the proposed strategic approach to support and challenge women and girls who are on the cusp of offending or who […]

Dodds announces new Assured Skills Welding Academy

Dodds announces new Assured Skills Welding Academy - Newry jobs and careers

Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced a new Assured Skills Academy for welding at North West Regional College.     The Assured Skills Academy will see 12 successful applicants receive industry-standard welding training during a five-week course at the college’s Springtown campus, followed by two weeks of consolidation training at one of four engineering companies […]

Northern Ireland TikTok star joins forces with AWARE NI

Northern Ireland TIKTOK STAR JOINS FORCES WITH AWARE NI DEMANDING BETTER MENTAL HEALTH FOR CHILDREN - Joel in branded 'Express Yourself' campaign hoodie - Newry newspaper

Northern Ireland social media sensation and magician, Joel M, will lend his support to an exciting new poetry competition to support children’s mental health organised by AWARE NI, the depression charity for Northern Ireland.     The competition ‘Express Yourself’ will seek submissions from Primary 6 and 7 pupils to express their thoughts and feelings […]

Peter Mark raises over £5,000 for Autism NI

Peter Mark raises over £5,000 for Autism NI - Newry newspaper

Peter Mark has announced that this year’s Petermarkathon has raised an outstanding £5,000 for Autism NI.     The Petermarkathon is an annual fundraising initiative, which takes place every October in all Peter Mark salons across Northern Ireland.     Each salon was tasked with coming up with its own unique way to raise money […]

Support available for electricity and gas consumers during Covid-19 restrictions

Support available for electricity and gas consumers during further period of Covid-19 restrictions - Newry online

Following the further Covid-19 related restrictions introduced by the NI Executive, the Utility Regulator and The Consumer Council are reminding gas and electricity customers in Northern Ireland of the support available to them.     John French, Chief Executive of the Utility Regulator said, “We understand that this continues to be a worrying time for […]

Fiveways Supermarket’s Nomination wins £5,000 for PIPS Newry

Fiveways Supermarket’s Nomination WINS Suicide Prevention Charity Thousands - PIPS Newry - Newry news

The team at Fiveways Supermarket, Newry recently nominated local suicide prevention charity PIPS Hope and Support in Nisa’s ‘Heart of the Community Awards’.      The Heart of the Community Awards was organised by NISA as part of their ‘making a difference locally’ to allow their retailers to nominate local charities to win a donation […]

Newry MLA welcomes move to increase penalties for mobile phone use while driving

Kimmins welcomes move to increase penalties for mobile phone use while driving - Newry headlines

Sinn Féin MLA Liz Kimmins has welcomed the move to bring forward higher penalty points and fines for people using mobile phones while driving.     The Newry and Armagh MLA said, “The Infrastructure Committee once again supported an incoming rule to increase the Penalty points for people who use mobile phones while driving.   […]

National Recognition for Southern Trust’s Pharmacy And Rheumatology Department

National Recognition for Southern Trust Rheumatology - Daisy Hill Hospital - Newry Times

The Southern Trust’s Pharmacy and Rheumatology departments have received the prestigious ‘Clinical Award 2021’ from The British Society for Rheumatology.     The award highlights examples of innovation and excellence in rheumatology across the UK and is presented in recognition of outstanding clinical work, best practice and improved patient care.     The team received […]

Pharmacy codeword scheme ‘Ask for ANI’ launched for domestic abuse victims

Pharmacy codeword scheme ‘Ask for ANI’ launched for domestic abuse victims - Newry News

Health Minister Robin Swann and Justice Minister Naomi Long have welcomed a new scheme launched by the UK Government for victims of domestic abuse to discretely seek help through pharmacies.     The scheme will initially be available in Boots pharmacies, as well as a number of other independent pharmacies.     Participating pharmacies will […]

Minister Murphy welcomes €1bn PEACE PLUS budget

Minister Murphy welcomes €1bn PEACE PLUS budget - Newry newspapers

Finance Minister Conor Murphy has announced the Executive’s commitment to increase its funding to the 2021-27 PEACE PLUS programme, bringing the total budget to approximately €1bn.     Welcoming the €1bn programme budget, the Finance Minister said, “Peace Plus will build on previous PEACE & INTERREG Programmes to promote peace and prosperity in Ireland.   […]


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