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25 year anniversary for John Dalzell’s ‘Hospice Sit Out’

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This Christmas local Black Santa John Dalzell MBE will spend his birthday the same way he has done for the last 25 years – standing on Newry’s oldest shopping street to collect money for the Southern Area Hospice. Turning 75 years old this year, John is asking everyone to think of the Hospice and everyone […]

Young Bessbrook anti-bullying campaigner awarded by Prime Minister

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The founder of an innovative online anti-bullying campaign has been named a Point of Light by Prime Minister Theresa May for supporting victims of bullying across Northern Ireland. Anita Dennison, 20, from Bessbrook in Northern Ireland, is the founder of an innovative online anti-bullying campaign, supporting other young people and their parents. After being targeted […]

Elderly woman left shaken after Bessbrook incident

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Detectives are investigating the report of a burglary at a house in the Moninna Park area of Bessbrook on Tuesday 29th November. It was reported that entry was forced through the front door of the house at around 9.30pm. The elderly female occupant, believed to be in her 80s, was disturbed by the noise and […]

Family pet killed in Bessbrook burglary: Police investigate link with several other recent burglaries

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Detectives are investigating burglaries at houses in Loughbrickland, Newry and Bessbrook on the evening of Friday 25th November. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Inspector Trevor Stevenson said, “ Police received reports that a number of men travelling in a dark coloured car, possibly a BMW 1 Series, had broken into properties at Donard View in […]

Newry family escape injury in stone throwing attack

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Newry Sinn Féin councilor Charlie Casey has condemned those responsible for the latest stone throwing attack in Carnagat which has badly damaged a family car and left the occupants shaken. Speaking to Newry Times about the incident, Cllr Casey said, “Once again we are reporting a stone throwing incident where a car has been badly […]

Woman seriously injured in collision

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The Moyad Road, Newry, has been closed between the gatekeeper’s lodge and the Bryansford Road at its junction with the Slievenaman Road. It follows a serious one vehicle road traffic collision that occurred just before 11.30pm on Tuesday 25th October. A woman aged in her 20s has been taken to hospital for treatment to her […]

Police charge man with ‘serious terrorist offences’

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Detectives from Serious Crime Branch have charged a 34 year old man with belonging to or professing to belong to a proscribed organisation. The charges are in connection with what police described as ‘significant and serious terrorist offences’ detected during an investigation by Serious Crime Branch on 10th November 2014 at a house in the […]

Two hospitalised after Newry collision

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Police are appealing for information following a two vehicle road traffic collision on the Fathom Line, Newry last night, Sunday, 23rd October. Shortly after 11.45pm police received a report that two vehicles, a blue BMW and a white Toyota Celica car had been involved in a collision. The driver of the BMW and the driver […]

Police charge man with attempted murder after Newry attack

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Detectives have charged a 32 year old man with attempted murder. He is expected to appear before Armagh Magistrates Court on Tuesday 18th October. It is believed these charges relate to an incident in the Monaghan Street area of Newry. On Saturday 17th March 2012 a 31 year old man was attacked by two males. […]

Police shoot stag on the loose in Newry

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Police in Newry have confirmed that they have killed a stag this afternoon, stating that it posed a risk to the public. Police received reports this morning of a stag running loose in the St Patrick’s Avenue area of the city and earlier advised the public not to use the steps between St Patrick’s Avenue […]





































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