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Dozens of offences noted as police visit Newry ‘car cruise’

Police in Newry have attended a carpark on the Armagh Road, Newry on Saturday, 9 November, following a report of a ‘car cruise’ event taking place. Speaking to Newry Times, Constable Darrell Nesbitt said, “Local residents have raised concerns with us in relation to the manner in which vehicles are being driven in the area. […]

Shocking images show injuries of man after serious Newry assault

Detectives are investigating a serious assault on a man in Newry at around 2 am. It happened on Saturday morning, 19 October. Article continues below The 34-year-old was walking on Canal Street when a silver five-door Volkswagen Golf pulled up alongside him at the Merchants Quay junction.     Two men got out of the […]

30-year-old man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

Detectives in Newry investigating incidents in Forkhill in South Armagh on Tuesday 15 October have arrested a 30-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder, possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life and criminal damage. The news comes after Detectives in Newry launched an investigation into incidents in South Armagh this week, where one […]

Houses ransacked during spate of local burglaries

Detectives in Ardmore are appealing for information following a spate of burglaries in the South Armagh area over the weekend of 5 October- 6 October 2019. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Sergeant Johnston said, “At around 7 pm on Saturday 5 October, it was reported that four men arrived in a silver-coloured Audi car and […]

37-year-old man arrested after shooting incident

Detectives in Ardmore investigating incidents in Forkhill in South Armagh last night, Tuesday 15 October, have arrested a 37-year-old man on suspicion of a number of offences, including attempted murder, possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life and criminal damage. He remains in police custody at this time assisting with enquiries. Article continues […]

Two arrests after police car rammed in Newry

Two men have been arrested after a Police vehicle was rammed in the Catherine Street area of Newry. The incident happened on Thursday, 3 October, shortly before 3.52pm. Article continues below Speaking to Newry Times, Chief Inspector Joe McMinn said, “A 19-year-old male was arrested for dangerous driving, failing to stop, driving whilst unfit, possession […]

Concerned Newry residents create Neighbourhood Watch Scheme in The Meadow

Concerned residents in The Meadow, Newry have come together to create a new Neighbourhood Watch Scheme. The announcement comes after recent incidents in the local housing estate including two break-ins and the burning of an elderly woman’s car. Article continues below The meeting, initially organised by local man Alex Kelly and some concerned residents, is […]

Three men convicted in Newry Court following £1million cannabis seizure

Detectives from PSNI’s Organised Crime Unit have welcomed the conviction of three men at Newry Crown Court on Wednesday 18 September, for their involvement in the importation of cannabis with an estimated street value of around one million pounds into Northern Ireland. James McAleese (43), Kevin McPolin (33) and Niall Mallon (39), all from County […]

Anger after Newry children’s arts facility break-in

Newry and Armagh MP Mickey Brady has condemned the break-in at the popular Sticky Fingers Arts Imaginarium In Edward Street, Newry. The local MP has appealed for vigilance within communities as fears rise about a growing trend of break-ins and robberies within the city. Article continues below Speaking to Newry Times, Brady said, “Grainne and […]

Women in Business welcome key partnership with Allstate NI

Northern Ireland’s largest and fastest-growing business network for female entrepreneurs and business leaders, Women in Business, has announced its key partnership with Allstate Northern Ireland, one of the largest employers of tech talent in the country. Through the new partnership, Women in Business and Allstate NI are excited to not only promote equality of opportunity, […]


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