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Legendary Newry goalkeeper teams up with NIFRS

Former Northern Ireland Goalkeeper Pat Jennings has teamed up with Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) to highlight the added risk from fire to people aged 50 and over.  It has been revealed that 87% of people who lost their lives in accidental house fires in the last 4 years were aged 50 and […]

Appeal for witnesses after woman comes face-to-face with burglar

Detectives investigating the report of a burglary in Mullaghbawn on Sunday, 13 October are appealing for information. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Sergeant Johnston said, “We received a report shortly before 9 am that a man had gained entry to the house in the Aughanduff Road area shortly after 8 am. Article continues below “The […]

Adopters ‘urgently needed’ in Newry and Mourne

Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland in partnership with Adoption UK are urgently seeking new adopters. There is a current shortage of available adopters who can meet the needs of the many children requiring placement.   Article continues below This year’s ‘Adoption Changes Lives’ campaign, which coincides with Adoption Week NI (14-20 October), will focus […]

‘Unethical ATM charges must be banned’ – Magennis

Sinn Féin Councillor Oonagh Magennis has welcomed the decision by Newry, Mourne and Down Council to contact the Financial Secretary of the Treasury with a view to scrapping ATM charges. Councillors unanimously supported Cllr. Magennis’ motion, which called on the Council to contact the Financial Secretary to the Treasury, asking that he look at this […]

Major free advice service launched to get Newry businesses ‘Brexit Ready’

Business leaders in Newry are being encouraged to avail of a free major new Brexit advice service – Brexit Ready NI – delivered by leading business body Institute of Directors Northern Ireland (IoD NI) in partnership with KPMG. Brexit Ready NI is open to members and non-members and will run throughout October, featuring webinars and […]

Multiple assaults and damage to vehicles in South Armagh incidents

Detectives in Newry are appealing for information following reports of a number of public order incidents in the Bernagh Park area of Meigh on Thursday 10 October. Police were called to the area following reports of damage to vehicles and multiple assaults on Thursday evening at around 8pm. Article continues below There have been no […]

Thomas Cook passengers urged to claim their refunds

The Consumer Council is advising ATOL protected Thomas Cook customers to claim their refund as soon as possible. Speaking to Newry Times, Richard Williams, Head of Transport Policy at The Consumer Council, said, “If you had an ATOL protected booking with Thomas Cook, you may be entitled to make a claim for a refund via […]

Family-owned vehicle retailer officially launches state-of-the-art Newry facility

Shelbourne Motors has officially opened its new multi-brand complex in Newry with an exclusive launch event following the family-owned vehicle retailer’s £5m investment. Over 300 special guests got the opportunity to tour the state-of-the-art facility that features Renault, Dacia and Kia showrooms, and a purpose-built Autoselect Used Car Supermarket. Article continues below The 50,000 sq […]

Disabled access ‘urgently needed’ – Local Sinn Fein Councillor

Sinn Féin Councillor Terry Hearty has expressed his ‘concern and disappointment’ at what he described as DFI Roads Service’s “continued refusal to install much-needed disability access points and parking” in Crossmaglen. The Slieve Gullion Councillor, who has been lobbying with his local DEA for over a year in order to get the services installed, says […]

Police launch campaign to raise awareness around sextortion

The Police Service of Northern Ireland has launched an online campaign aimed at raising awareness around sextortion. #StopSextortionNI aims to raise awareness of what sextortion is and the dangers associated with interacting with someone you don’t know online. Article continues below The campaign features an animation which is showcased on PSNI social media channels and […]

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