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Armagh Down Cycling Club welcomes new members


If you’ve been thinking about getting into cycling, now’s the time to meet the members of Armagh Down Cycling Club. On Wednesday, 26th October Armagh Down CC will be holding its annual membership night and it’s the perfect opportunity to go along and find out what’s on offer. A warm welcome awaits and you can […]

Information sessions on suicide prevention in Newry


Churches across Northern Ireland are being invited to take part in information sessions hosted by suicide prevention group Flourish! in the coming months. Flourish! is a partnership between Lighthouse and clergy from across the Christian churches in Northern Ireland. The initiative has the support of the leaders of the four larger churches in Ireland and […]

198 million reasons for Newry businesses to talk to NI Water


NI Water has launched a summary of its goods, services and construction contracts, with an estimated value of approximately £198 million, required by the company over the next 12 months. Companies supplying such services are encouraged to attend NI Water’s Supplier Day on 27th October. Along with a full programme of tenders, NI Water is […]

Oktoberfest Belfast: Still time to sample the amazing atmosphere


Everyone is invited to join the celebration of food, beer and music at this year’s Oktoberfest held in Kings Hall. It is held every Friday and Saturday over five weekends from 30th of September – 29th October so there’s still time to go. The event is now coming to its fourth weekend and the crowds […]

Coffee Connection event in Newry


People across Northern Ireland are being offered the opportunity to share their views on health and social care services at a series of informal events. The Coffee Connection sessions are being hosted by the Patient and Client Council – a Health and Social Care organisation that has a key role in helping people to have […]

Victim Support NI volunteer recruitment drive in Newry

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Victim Support NI, the leading organisation supporting victims of crime in Northern Ireland, is hosting an event in Newry on Tuesday 18th October in the hope of attracting people to volunteer with the charity. The organisation, which helps victims of crime in communities and courts throughout Northern Ireland, said more volunteers are required to deliver […]

Buttercrane to host Britain’s Got Talent auditions


Buttercrane Shopping Centre will play host to the Britain’s Got Talent Thames TV team as they come to Newry as part of their regional auditions tour on Monday 17th October. The team will be in the Shopping Centre from 11.30am – 5.30pm to audition local people hopeful of becoming the next star of Simon Cowell’s […]

Exciting opportunity for Newry businesses to work with NI Water


In a great opportunity for Newry businesses, NI Water has launched a summary of its goods, services and construction contracts, with an estimated value of approximately £198 million, required by the company over the next 12 months. This is an exciting opportunity for new and existing companies across a diverse range of sectors, including the […]

Question Time event in Newry to mark European Local Democracy Week


SDLP Newry Councillor Gary Stokes has welcomed the news that a Question Time event for local youth councils will take place in the Downshire Civic Centre on Wednesday 12th October to mark European Local Democracy Week 2016. Speaking to Newry Times, Stokes said, “Events like this are great for engaging today’s youth in local politics. […]

Local community urged to support Newry ‘Brexit day of action’

Local business owners, community groups and farmers from both sides of the border at the Old Customs Post at Carrickcarnon where they are calling for people to assemble on Saturday, October 8 to voice their opposition to Brexit and the return of a hard border

Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has encouraged people to support a day of action against Brexit organised by the campaign group, Border Communities Against Brexit. “In the recent EU referendum the majority of people in the north – unionist, nationalists and republicans – voted to remain in the EU,” Murphy told Newry Times. “It is […]

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