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Carnbane Way and Craigmore Way cycleway/footway scheme to commence | Newry Times

Carnbane Way and Craigmore Way cycleway/footway scheme to commence | Newry Times - newry newspaper

The first phase of a combined footway/cycleway along the A28 Carnbane Way / A27 Craigmore Way Newry will commence on Thursday 6 January 2022.     The scheme will take approximately ten weeks to complete with estimated completion in mid-March 2022.     The footway/cycleway will run from Damolly Roundabout to Custom Station Roundabout and […]

Public urged to get ‘back to basics’ to reduce Christmas risk | Newry Times

Public urged to get ‘back to basics’ to reduce Christmas risk | Newry Times - down newspaper

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is urging people to remember the basic steps to help reduce their risk of catching or spreading COVID-19 ahead of the festive period – wear a face covering, maintain social distancing, and practise good hand hygiene – as well as keeping rooms well-ventilated and getting the COVID-19 vaccine or booster […]

New campaign to reduce number of ‘missing people’ from Emergency Departments | Newry Times

New campaign to reduce number of ‘missing people’ from Emergency Departments | Newry Times - news newry co down

A new campaign designed to reduce the number of patients being reported missing from Emergency Departments (ED) has been launched.     The idea behind the awareness campaign is to stop patients from leaving the ED without telling a member of ED staff. Involving the Police Service of Northern Ireland and the Health & Social […]

Lateral Flow before you go, urges Health Minister | Newry Times

Lateral Flow before you go, urges Health Minister | Newry Times - newry news today

Health Minister Robin Swann has emphasised that free Rapid Lateral Flow Tests are available online and from a network of local pharmacies.     And he underlined the importance of using Rapid Lateral Flow Tests regularly to help keep family and friends safe this winter. The Minister stressed that using Lateral Flow Tests does not […]

Update to Covid certification options | Newry Times

Update to Covid certification options | Newry Times - newry news now

A number of new options have been introduced to enable people to prove their Covid certification status.     Digital recovery certificates are now available through the COVIDCert NI app – providing official confirmation of a positive Covid-19 PCR between 30 days and 180 days ago.     Proof of a positive Covid-19 PCR test […]

House ransacked and cash taken in Newry burglary | Newry Times

House ransacked and cash taken in Newry burglary | Newry Times - newry news now

Detectives are appealing for information following a burglary in Newry.     The burglary happened at a residential property in the John Martin Street area of Newry. Sometime between 8 am and 7:00 pm on Tuesday 30 November, it was reported entry was gained to a house in the John Martin Street area of Newry. […]

3,692 NI Covid-19 related deaths in last 20 months | Newry Times

3,692 NI Covid-19 related deaths from March 2020 to October 2021 | Newry Times - newry news

The Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) has published a report on Covid-19 related deaths in Northern Ireland.     The report shows that there were 3,692 deaths involving Covid-19 in Northern Ireland between 1 March 2020 and 31 October 2021, accounting for 13.0% of all deaths in this period.     Age-standardised mortality […]

Trusts open series of vaccination booster clinics | Newry Times

Trusts open series of vaccination booster clinics | Newry Times - newry news facebook

Health Minister Robin Swann has confirmed a major expansion of NI’s COVID-19 vaccination programme to help meet current and forthcoming demand for booster doses.     The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) this week recommended the phased extension of the booster programme to all adult age groups. It advised that boosters should now […]

Man in 50s in critical condition after Newry collision | Newry Times

Newry police appeal for witnesses after collision | Newry Times - county down newspapers

Police are appealing for information following a road traffic collision in Newry yesterday, Tuesday 30 November, 2021.     Inspector Frances McCullough says, “The collision took place just after 6 pm in the Armagh Road area.     “It involved a black Land Rover and a male pedestrian. “The pedestrian, aged in his 50s, was […]

Swann to implement 3% pay award for HSC staff | Newry Times

Swann to implement 3% pay award for HSC staff | Newry Times - newry breaking news

All Agenda for Change staff working in Health and Social Care will receive the 3% award which was recommended by the NHS Pay Review Body.     The award will see HSC pay points increase by 3% and will be backdated to 1 April 2021. This award represents an estimated increase of approximately £88.24million on […]

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