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Five injured after car collides with wall

Police are appealing for witnesses following a single vehicle road traffic collision in Kilkeel during the early hours of Sunday 12 August. Speaking to Newry Times, Inspector Denise Graham said, “We received a report at 2:50am that a red-coloured Seat Leon had collided with a wall on the Newry Road.     “Police attended the […]

17-year-old stabbed in Rostrevor assault

Police in Newry are appealing for information following a report of an assault at licenced premises at the Bridge Street area of Rostrevor in the early hours of Saturday 28 July. Shortly before 2:40 am, it was reported that a 17-year-old male received stab wounds to his back following an assault outside the premises.   […]

Excitement builds for inaugural innovation conference in Newry

Some of the world’s most respected entrepreneurs are lining up to take part in the first-ever innovation and technology conference in the city of Newry this September. Innovation Nation 2018, which is being run by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council and a number of supporting partners from the public and private sectors, will show […]

17 vehicles damaged in Rostrevor incident

Local police are appealing for information and witnesses after over a dozen vehicles were damaged in Rostrevor last weekend. Speaking to Newry Times, Sergeant Steven Lawson said, “We received a report at approximately 10:10 pm on Saturday, 28 July that a car parked in the Kilbroney Court area had been sprayed with orange paint on […]

Anger after ‘thugs’ vandalise memorial and nail Irish tricolour to it

Police are appealing for information following an incident of criminal damage to a memorial in the Kingsmill Road area of Bessbrook. Police discovered damage to the memorial early this morning, Monday 30 July.      A flower pot at the memorial was damaged and a tricolour was nailed to the memorial. Speaking to Newry Times, […]

Daisy Hill Hospital: 93% of fines are for cars parking in disabled spaces

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust is appealing for drivers to respect designated disabled car parking spaces across its sites. Since the Trust introduced parking enforcement at Craigavon and Daisy Hill hospitals last year 93% of fines issued were to cars parked in disabled spaces without a blue badge.     Speaking to Newry […]

Newry murder: Police find car linked to stabbing

Detectives from PSNI’s Serious Crime Branch investigating the murder of 33-year-old local man Brian Phelan on the Carrivekeeney Road in Newry yesterday (Thursday, 26 June) have recovered a blue coloured Peugeot 206 that they believe was involved in the murder.  Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan said, “We thank the public for […]

Newry murder: Man killed in stabbing incident

Detectives in Newry have launched a murder investigation after a man died after being stabbed in Newry. The stabbing happened in the Carrivekeeney Road area of Newry on Thursday 26 July.     Police have said the death is being treated as murder.  A man aged 27 has been arrested and is currently in custody […]

Two arrested in Newry following social media appeal

Police investigating reports of suspicious activity in Newry this week have arrested two males. Police said they received reports of suspicious activity in the Shandon Park area of Newry yesterday, Monday 16 July and today, Tuesday 17 July.     Speaking to Newry Times, Sergeant Kenny Gracey said, “It was reported that two males in […]

Newry shop owners urged to review security after fourth burglary in a week

Police are appealing to shop owners in south Down and south Armagh to review their security measures after a fourth burglary at rural commercial premises since the start of July. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Sergeant James Johnston said, “We received a report at 7am [on the] morning of Friday 6 July that entry had […]


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