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Newry physio wants local stroke stars to be recognised

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Sean Curran, a physio at Daisy Hill Hospital wants local stroke survivors, carers and health care professionals to enter the Stroke Association’s Life After Stroke Awards. Nominations for the awards are open to stroke survivors, carers, volunteers, fundraisers and professionals.   Sean himself won the Professional Excellence Award in 2016 at the Northern Ireland Life […]

Higher level apprenticeship opportunities event in Newry


Southern Regional College in association with Newry Chamber of Commerce and Trade is hosting an event on Wednesday 26th April at its Newry Campus from 5pm – 8pm. The event will highlight and promote the range of new higher level apprenticeship options available to A’ Level school leavers.   It will also provide information on […]

Free stress control courses in Newry


The Southern Health and Social Care Trust is running a series of free Stress Management classes. Funded by the Public Health Agency, the classes aim to help anyone of any age who feels they are suffering from stress, anxiety or depression. The six week programmes have been organised in conjunction with the Southern Regional College […]

Red Squirrel Safari at Kilbroney Park

Red squirrel © Elliott Neep

Families are invited to help track down one of our much-loved, but endangered animals, the red squirrel, on a safari at Kilbroney Park on Saturday 15th April, organised by Ulster Wildlife.   Join Shanna Rice, Red Squirrel Officer for the Mournes, to explore its woodland home – one of the last remaining strongholds for the […]

Two FREE police trailer marking events in Newry and Mourne


Free Police trailer marking events are set to take place locally. The first takes place on Thursday 13th April at The Bracken Centre, Ballinran, Kilkeel and the second takes place on Friday 28th April at Hilltown Mart in Hilltown.   Both events will be held from 4pm – 8pm and are open to anyone with […]

Remembrance service 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. The service will take place on Sunday 14th May at 3pm in the Seagoe Parish Centre, Portadown.     The event is being organized by the Hospital Maternity Services Department and the Chaplaincy Team. Article […]

Young people from Newry take part in ‘Autism in Art’ Exhibition

Autism is Art

To mark Autism Awareness Week (27th March – 2nd April) a group of young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) from the Southern Trust are showcasing an exhibition of their artwork. ASD is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person understands the world and communicates with others.   Over 300 children in Northern […]

Newry Chamber invites interested companies to join international visit to Poland


Expressions of interest are being sought from companies interested in joining a Business Visit to Szczecin in Poland on 15th – 18th May 2017. The visit is being organised by Newry Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Northern Ireland Honorary Consul of Poland and The Marshal’s Office of the West Pomeranian Region who will […]

The search is on for Newry’s unsung heroes

Unsung Heroes

The search is on for Newry’s unsung heroes. The 2017 Spirit of Northern Ireland Awards have just been launched and judges are looking for who you think best captures the Spirit of Northern Ireland in 2017. This annual awards ceremony, which will again be televised by UTV, seeks to honour all those who make a […]

Team Niall take on Belfast Marathon in memory of local man Niall Quinn

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Team Niall are stepping up to the Belfast City Marathon challenge in memory of their dear friend, loving dad and husband, Niall Quinn. On the 1st May 2017 an incredible team of 25 will walk, run and relay to show their love and support to the Quinn/Higgins family and other people suffering from chest, heart […]

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