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Call for Newry entries for Women in Business Awards

The achievements of Northern Ireland’s top businesswomen will be celebrated at the 2019 Women in Business Awards, an initiative now in its ninth year. The Awards are an annual celebration of the outstanding achievements of female business leaders.      The gala evening will be hosted at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Belfast on Thursday […]

Brady welcomes additional breast services meeting in Newry

Sinn Féin MP Mickey Brady has welcomed the move by the Department of Health to hold an additional public consultation meeting in Newry next month on the future of breast services. Speaking to Newry Times, the Newry and Armagh MP said, “I welcome the decision from the Department of Health to add an extra date […]

Take off to Festival of Flight with Translink

Make smart moves to Newcastle Festival of Flight on 21 June 2019 and enjoy stress free summer travel either by using Translink’s special £19 Family and Friends ticket offering unlimited bus and rail day travel across NI for up to 2 adults and 4 children.  Translink is also putting on a free shuttle bus aimed […]

‘Chef of the Future’ set to be revealed at Newry Business Awards

A group of hopeful chefs are one step closer to discovering who will be named Chef of the Future; a new initiative for the hospitality industry organised by Henderson Foodservice with support from Newry Chamber of Commerce. Following an intensive day of cookery challenges and hot competition, four rising stars from across the borough were […]

Calling all Newry musicians: Are you the best busker in NI?

The search is on for local musicians to take part in The Great Belfast Busk Off on Saturday 6 July. Last year’s winners (pictured above) were Newry duo ‘Paul and the Meanie’ who used the prize of studio time and 100 CDs to create a set of demo tracks.     If you think you […]

Newry community groups encouraged to apply for £15k Community Fund

Community groups in the Newry area with a social, educational or environmental focus are being encouraged to apply for a share of the 2019/20 Co-Ownership Community Fund. The £15,000 fund, which has increased this year by an extra £5,000, is open to local organisations and partnerships to either support their continued community work or to […]

Excitement builds for Mourne International Walking Festival

The countdown is on for the Mourne International Walking Festival to celebrate 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 […]

‘Who cares for the carers?’ event to take place in Newry

An unique opportunity for carers to have their voices heard takes place on 12 June in Newry. There are an estimated 220,000 carers across Northern Ireland who save Government millions of pounds annually.     Caring can range from a short time daily to every hour of the day dependent on the needs of the […]

The Consumer Council supports Translink’s Bus and Train Week

The Consumer Council is encouraging consumers to try public transport during Bus and Train Week, 3 – 9 June 2019. Richard Williams, Head of Transport Policy at The Consumer Council said, “When parking and other costs are factored in, public transport can be cheaper than travelling by car.     “Our advice is give it […]

Newry students deisgner’s collection to come alive on the catwalk

Local students Elish-Therese Campbell and Jennifer Heslip will be among some of Northern Ireland’s future fashion designers who will showcase their latest designs this month as part of the eagerly anticipated Ulster University Graduate Fashion show. The prestigious event, which has seen many now successful students take part in the past, will take place at […]


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