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Greater Newry Area Business Awards 2019 now open for applications

The Greater Newry Area Business Awards 2019 is now open for applications. The awards will recognise and reward excellence right across many sectors of the local business community throughout the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council area.     Why enter? Organised by Newry Chamber of Commerce & Trade, some of the benefits of applying […]

Deloitte Academy offers almost 50 graduate training opportunities

The latest Deloitte Assured Skills Academy is offering graduates industry-leading training opportunities to prepare them for working in the fast moving, cutting edge business consulting sector. Supported by the Department for the Economy, the Transformation, Finance and Technology Assured Skills Academy will see 48 graduates receive high quality pre-employment training, with a guaranteed interview at […]

Local teacher Daniel Guiney opens tuition centre in Newry for Primary School children

A new tuition centre specialising in primary school level Maths, English and the transfer exams has opened on Monaghan Street. Education Support Hub provides children of all primary ages and abilities an opportunity to bridge their learning gaps, while also catering for gifted and talented learners.     It was founded by Newry man Daniel […]

Information workshop for local community groups to be held in Camlough

The Community Foundation for Northern Ireland has been appointed by Comic Relief to make £840,000 of funding available to voluntary sector and community groups here over the next two years.  In order to support local community and voluntary sector groups with a potential application, an information workshop will be held in the Brain Injury Foundation, […]

£200k finance available for local community projects

Applications are now open for Live Here Love Here’s Small Grants Scheme, where communities across Northern Ireland can benefit from up to £5,000 of funding to improve their local area.  The Small Grants Scheme, which is now in its sixth year, is spearheaded by environmental charity Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful’s Live Here Love Here Campaign […]

Excitement builds for 21st Blues On The Bay in Warrenpoint

Picturesque Warrenpoint is once again set to play host to some of the world’s leading blues and jazz performers who are heading to the County Down town for the 21st International Guinness® Blues on the Bay Festival from 22 – 27 May 2019.  Sponsored by Diageo, the festival attracts thousands of music-loving locals and tourists […]

280 local school children join Chairman’s 66 mile Charity Walk

Councillor Mark Murnin Chairman of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council is set to embark on a 66 mile walk across the District in a 3-day event to raise funds for his three chosen charities; NI Air Ambulance; Newry Gateway and Glebe House. The Chairman’s Walk is a new initiative by Councillor Murnin as his […]

Remembrance service to take place for babies and children who have died

Craigavon Area Hospital is hosting a special service to give thanks for and remember babies and children who have died following miscarriage, still birth, neonatal or infant death. The service will take place on Sunday 12 May 2019 at 3.00 pm in the Seagoe Parish Centre, 46 Seagoe Road, Portadown BT63 5HW.     The […]

The Mourne International Walking Festival returns another Giant Year

The Mourne International Walking Festival celebrates twenty-one years of outdoor enjoyment and discovery this year when the award-winning event returns on Friday 28 June. Celebrating everything the stunning Mourne Mountains area encapsulates and offering an adventure of discovery through its sweeping slopes and beautiful coastline views, the Festival brings three days of exploration and excitement. […]

Greater Newry Area Business Awards 2019 now open for applications

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council are delighted to be a principal sponsor for the 2019 Greater Newry Area Business Awards.   The awards ceremony will be held in the Canal Court Hotel on Thursday 27 June.     Speaking to Newry Times about the 2019 Business Awards Chamber President, Paul Convery said, “The Greater Newry […]


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