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Communities ‘dig’ makeover competition

Community groups, schools and playgroups are being given the opportunity to transform their green spaces thanks to a “bloomin’ marvellous” garden makeover competition. Organised by Belfast Harbour and The Conservation Volunteers, four groups from across Northern Ireland will receive a makeover worth £3,000 each to help turn underused areas into vibrant community spaces.      […]

John Dalzell to sit out another year in Newry for Hospice

For over 27 years John Dalzell has dedicated one whole week of his life to standing out and collecting money for our local hospice in the run up to Christmas – usually in the coldest, wettest weather, when almost everyone else is buying and wrapping Christmas presents.  He has now gathered a whole team to […]

Find out how to save £££’s on your festive food shop!

Save on your festive feast this Christmas with savings on big supermarket brands like Tesco, Sainsbury’s, M&S and more! The focal point of Christmas is of course the Christmas dinner. The turkey is the star of the show and with all the trimmings, the trappings and a tipple or two, it’s one tradition that you […]

Catch the real Santa in Newry this Christmas

The Brain Injury Foundation has a special arrangement with the REAL Santa Claus who sets aside a number of days coming up to Christmas when he is available to meet all the girls and boys in South Down and South Armagh. Santa’s first day this year was in Markethill last Friday night when he switched […]

Excitement builds for 5K Colour Run in Warrenpoint

On Saturday 24 November, Clonallon Park in Warrenpoint will be awash with colour as PIPS Hope and Support, in conjunction with Warrenpoint GAA and Warrenpoint Town FC, bring a 5K Colour Run to the seaside town. This exciting event will get underway at 2pm with registration available on the day from 1.30pm.     This […]

Save big on all the must have toys this Christmas

The much sought after toys of 2018 include Unicorn Ride-ons, Fingerlings Dinos, Boxer the Robot, LEGO Hogwarts Express, Slime, Pikmi Pops and LOL dolls. For the techy kids (young and not so young) iPhones and X-Boxes, PS4s and FIFA19 are firm favourites. One way to make things a little lighter on your pocket when it […]

Excitement builds for Christmas Switch On events in Newry

Newry Mourne and Down District Council get ready to fill the district with some Christmas Magic with a series of Switch On Events happening from 22 November until 7 December 2018. It all kicks off with the flagship Light Switch Ons in Newry on 22 November and Downpatrick on 23 November. Newry will be a […]

Search is on for Newry community heroes

Nominations are now open for the third annual Live Here Love Here Community Awards and organisers are calling on people in the Newry area to make sure to nominate their ‘Community Heroes’ – those who give up their time to keep our communities cleaner, greener and safer.  The awards, held at Belfast City Hall on […]

Get discounts and cashback on your Christmas gift shopping at The Quays

On the hunt for a special gift for a loved one? Or an office secret Santa pressie for under a tenner? Save on your Christmas gift shopping with money off big brands like Next, Boots, Sports Direct and more! To make things a little lighter on your pocket this Christmas, shop and save with Power […]

Excitement builds for Lidl Trolley Dash in Newry

Lidl Northern Ireland is giving away up to £10,000 worth of free shopping this December as part of a major festive fundraiser for its charity partner, NSPCC Northern Ireland. The Lidl Christmas Trolley Dash gives customers the chance to win their entire ‘big Christmas shop’ – for the price of a £1 ticket.  Shoppers can […]


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