Category archives for: Politics

New Appointments to the Independent Monitoring Board | Newry Times

New Appointments to the Independent Monitoring Board | Newry Times - newry news latest

The Department of Justice has announced the appointment of eight new members to the Independent Monitoring Board (IMB).     They are Andrew Bell, Chris Henderson, Mike Mawhinney, Norman McKinley, Lekan Ojo-okiji Abasi, Bryan Snoddy, Arlene Sproule and Marie Thompson.     The new members, all volunteers, took up the role on 1 April 2022 […]

GP’s services ‘must be accessible’ – Murphy | Newry Times

GP's services must be accessible - Murphy | Newry Times - county down newspaper

Sinn Féin’s Conor Murphy has said people should be able to see a GP when they need one.     Conor Murphy explains, “People across Newry and Armagh have reported their frustration at the lack of access to their local GP.     “Sinn Féin’s plan to invest an additional £1 billion in our health […]

SDLP launches childcare plan for families | Newry Times

SDLP launches childcare plan for families | Newry Times - news newry northern ireland

The SDLP has pledged that a vote for the SDLP would expand the basic entitlement to free pre-school childcare for working parents from 12.5 hours to 30 hours per week.     SDLP Newry and Armagh candidate Justin McNulty said that the proposal would reduce in-work poverty, enable parents to re-enter the workforce and address […]

DAERA hosts industry task force to tackle rising agricultural costs | Newry Times

DAERA hosts industry task force to tackle rising agricultural costs | Newry Times - county down newspaper

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has established a dedicated task force with industry representatives in response to the severe market disruptions the conflict in Ukraine is having on the costs of food production here.     The Department has recognised that the increased costs of feed, fuel and fertiliser cannot be […]

Kimmins welcomes resurfacing progress for Newry’s Windmill Road | Newry Times

Kimmins welcomes resurfacing progress for Newry's Windmill Road | Newry Times - breaking news newry

Sinn Féin’s Liz Kimmins has welcomed further progress on planned resurfacing works for the Windmill Road in Newry.     “Following our consistent lobbying over the last number of years, Councillor Valerie Harte and I have obtained a further update on the planned resurfacing for Windmill Road in Newry from the Dept for Infrastructure,” Liz […]

McNulty calls for voters to rally around Newry’s Daisy Hill Hospital | Newry Times

McNulty calls for voters to rally around Daisy Hill Inbox | Newry Times - down newspaper

SDLP Newry and Armagh Assembly Election Candidate Justin McNulty has called for voters across Newry and Armagh and South Down to rally around Newry City’s hospital and ensure that Daisy Hill isn’t “sold down the river in the name of reform”.     He was speaking after the BBC’s Mark Carruthers tackled SDLP leader Colum […]

Search begins for a new Certification Officer for Northern Ireland | Newry Times

Search begins for a new Certification Officer for Northern Ireland | Newry Times - newry news live

The Department for the Economy has launched a public appointment competition to appoint a Certification Officer for Northern Ireland.     The Certification Officer for Northern Ireland ensures that the affairs of trade unions and employers’ associations are conducted in keeping with legislation.     The Certification Officer for Northern Ireland’s role is quasi-judicial and […]

Long launches competition for new Parole Commissioners for Northern Ireland | Newry Times

Long launches competition for new Parole Commissioners for Northern Ireland | Newry Times - news newry co down

Justice Minister Naomi Long has launched a competition to recruit a number of new Parole Commissioners for Northern Ireland.     Speaking about the roles, Naomi Long says, “The Parole Commissioners for Northern Ireland is an independent body, critical to the process of deciding whether offenders eligible for parole are safe to release back into […]

Poots approves finalised Environment Strategy | Newry Times

Poots approves finalised Environment Strategy | Newry Times - newry news today

Environment Minister Edwin Poots MLA, has given his approval to Northern Ireland’s first overarching Environment Strategy.     The Environment Strategy sets out Northern Ireland’s environmental priorities for the coming decades and forms part of the Executive’s Green Growth agenda.     As such it includes a mix of both existing and new environmental targets/objectives […]

Minister launches strategy to eradicate bovine TB | Newry Times

Minister launches strategy to eradicate bovine TB | Newry Times - breaking news newry

Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Minister, Edwin Poots, MLA, has launched a new long term bovine Tuberculosis (bTB) Eradication Strategy for Northern Ireland.     The Strategy has been developed in collaboration with the TB Eradication Partnership and following extensive consultation with stakeholders. It includes additional cattle measures, action on wildlife, the testing of non-bovines, […]

-->

This website does not share personal information with third parties nor do we store any information about your visit other than to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience through the use of cookies. You can turn off the use of cookies at anytime by changing your specific browser settings.

We are not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission. This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on 16/01/2017. If you have any questions feel free to contact Newry Times by emailing editor@newrytimes.com

Log in