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Covid-19 related deaths: 100 more deaths as grim death total rises to 1,333

Covid-19 related deaths - 100 more deaths as grim death total rises to 1,333 - Coronavirus COVID-19 Newry - Newry News

Latest figures published today by NISRA show that 100 deaths involving Covid-19 occurred in the last week from 14 to 20 November, and the total Covid-19 related deaths figure has now reached 1,333.     Of this total, 789 (59.2%) deaths took place in a hospital, 447 (33.5%) in care homes, nine (0.7%) in hospices […]

Cannabis vaping warning issued

Cannabis vaping warning issued by PHA Northern Ireland - Newry newspapers

The Public Health Agency has received information regarding incidents involving young people suspected of vaping a liquid form of cannabis through e-cigarettes.     All drugs, whether illegal drugs or prescription medication, carry risks. The PHA strongly recommends that you do not take anything unless it has been prescribed to you by a medical professional […]

Newry police call for witnesses after road traffic collision

psni crossmaglen accident - newry news

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a fatal road traffic collision.     The collision happened in the Blaney Road area of Crossmaglen.     Newry police said it took place in the early hours of Sunday 23 August. The collision resulted in the untimely death of 40-year-old Michael Kirk. Police are keen […]

JMK Solicitors embrace remote working across Europe

JMK Solicitors embrace remote working across Europe - Izabella-Andrzejewska - Newry business news

Staff at JMK Solicitors, Northern Ireland’s number one Personal Injury practice, took to remote working across Europe this year, as they continue to prioritise staff safety and wellbeing.     JMK Solicitors has a burgeoning reputation for focusing on staff wellbeing and work-life balance.     Earlier this year, the legal firm with offices in […]

Black Friday: 7 Top Tips to Help You Avoid Scams While Shopping Online

With an estimated £6billion to be spent in the UK this year on Black Friday (27 November) and Cyber Monday (30 November), The Consumer Council has issued essential guidance to ensure consumers know their rights and shop safely online.     Kellin McCloskey, Head of Postal Policy at The Consumer Council, says, “Scams are getting […]

Three teenagers and 22-year-old due in Newry Court today on fraud-related charges

Three teenagers and 22-year-old due in Newry Court today on fraud charges - Newry news

Four men have been charged with attempted fraud by false representation.     They were also charged with possession of articles in use in frauds.     It is believed the charges relate to an incident in which an attempt was made to use what police believe may be false financial details at a retail […]

CRASH Services announce £600,000 Stockmans Lane redevelopment

CRASH Services announce £600,000 Stockmans Lane redevelopment- investment includes staff gym and rooftop garden - Stockmans Lane - Jonathan McKeown CRASH Services - Newry newspaper

CRASH Services, Northern Ireland’s leading Accident Management Company, has announced a significant investment in Belfast.     The company, which was recently recognised as ‘best in class’ in its industry for its track record of returning customers repaired vehicles 43% faster than competitors, have unveiled plans for the state-of-the-art building at Stockmans Lane, Belfast.   […]

Therese retires after 32 years at Buttercrane Shopping Centre

Therese Retires after 32 years at Buttercrane - Newry City headlines

This month Buttercrane Shopping Centre in Newry said a fond farewell to one of its longest-serving members of staff.     Therese Bailey (Clerkin) marked her retirement after 32 years working with the Centre Management team of the Shopping Centre since it first opened in 1988.     Therese supported the Centre Manager and Operations […]

Mark Colgan’s legacy: Family publish Mark’s Christmas Comic for his 21st Birthday

Mark Colgan Mark Colgan’s Legacy – Family publish Mark’s Christmas Comic for his 21st Birthday - Newry news

Mark Colgan was 14 years old when he was knocked down and killed on his way to school in March 2014 and this year, to mark his 21st birthday, Mark’s family have published ‘Mark’s Christmas Comic’.      Mark from Banbridge in County Down – who attended St Colman’s College, Newry – should have had […]

“24/7 effort to protect our natural environment” – Poots

24 7 effort to protect our natural environment - Poots - Cairnwood Forest visit - Newry newspapers

DAERA Minister, Edwin Poots MLA has visited a Seapark beach and Cairnwood forest in North Down to see first-hand the ongoing work which is underway to protect our natural environments.     Visiting Seapark Beach, Holywood, the Minister highlighted, “The wide range of activities that are ongoing 24/7 every day to protect our environment is […]


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