Category archives for: What’s On

Newry families feature in documentary to highlight human cost of road deaths

An innovative road safety project will be available to view online from Thursday 11 June 2020 at 8pm.  The locally produced documentary, titled “The Paulie Project” features personal stories of local families who have been affected by the devastating aftermath of traffic collisions on our roads.     The documentary name is in memory of […]

NSPCC urges ‘green-fingered enthusiasts’ to join virtual open gardens event 

Green-fingered garden enthusiasts across Northern Ireland are being urged to take part in a virtual open garden event to support the work of the NSPCC. With fundraising events cancelled across Northern Ireland due to the ongoing Coronavirus crisis, supporters of the leading children’s charity are being urged to now get together virtually to launch an […]

Newry residents to have their say on future of disability support fund

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, ILF Scotland has taken the decision to postpone these events until later in the year.   Independent Living Fund (ILF), the public body that provides financial support to help disabled people live independently, has called for Newry residents to share their views on the future of the fund in Northern Ireland. 438 […]

New campaign launches to boost volunteering in Newry

Volunteer Now, the lead organisation for promoting and supporting volunteering across Northern Ireland, is urging people in Newry to get into volunteering and find their perfect match through its brand new online search portal. Boasting hundreds of unique volunteering opportunities across a range of sectors, the new online platform is the first of its kind […]

Newry Digital Learning Day offers free support for those wanting to get online

Business volunteers will be on hand in libraries across Northern Ireland, including Newry Library, to share their IT skills, helping others use the Internet, email, social media and more Sessions can be booked by contacting your local library directly. On Thursday 23 April – Digital Learning Day – hundreds of business volunteers will be poised […]

Trek Nepal and raise vital funds for Southern Area Hospice Services

Southern Area Hospice Services are inviting adventurous souls to join them on their next overseas trekking challenge, which will take place in Nepal from 8 – 17 October 2021. This breathtaking challenge, which will raise vital funds for Southern Area Hospice Services, will take place in the stunning Annapurna region of the Himalayas in Nepal, […]

Bug Safari launched at Stormont Estate

A new educational trail has been launched on the Stormont Estate. The Bug Safari trail can be found along the newly refurbished boardwalk and features larger-than-life versions of local insects. Article continues below   Speaking at the launch of the trail, Sue Gray, Permanent Secretary at the Department of Finance, said, “The Bug Safari is […]

Newry’s Brain Injury Foundation launches new Carers Volunteer programme

Unpaid family carers are the most important and yet undervalued group within the care sector in Northern Ireland saving the economy millions of pounds annually and the need and demand for their services continues to grow. Sadly, support services for these carers have not kept pace and recent research shows the huge need for more […]

Consumer Parliament coming to Newry

Newry, Mourne and Down consumers will get the chance to ‘have their say’ on a range of topics at The Consumer Council’s Consumer Parliament. John French, Chief Executive of The Consumer Council, said, “Over the last four years our Consumer Parliaments have allowed us to hear from consumers about issues that affect them. Article continues […]

New Prince’s Trust Youth Academy coming to Newry

A new opportunity for young people aged 16-30 to develop their employability skills and gain a qualification is coming to Newry. The Prince’s Trust Youth Academy will be taking place in the Magnet Young Adult Centre for eight weeks from 9 March. Article continues below During this personal development and employability programme young people will […]


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