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Archive for: December, 2012

How to Winter proof your property

The cooler weather is looming so that only means one thing… there is a higher chance your water pipes may freeze! Don’t despair because Aspray have put together some tips on how to prevent frozen pipes this winter. The facts: One in six people do not know where their stopcock is in their property. A […]

Agricultur​e and Rural Developmen​t Minister welcomed in Forkhill

Rural Development Minister Michelle O’Neill recently visited Forkhill to observe the beginning of the regeneration work at the former military base. Michelle was welcomed by party colleague MP Conor Murphy and councillors Anthony Flynn and Packie McDonald. Conor Murphy addressed the people attending the event, saying; “I congratulate the Forkhill development group for their determination […]

Police launch investigation into Newry armed robbery

Detectives in Ardmore are appealing for information following the report of an armed robbery at commercial premises in the Dublin Road area of Newry on Saturday, 15th December. At approximately 9.50pm it was reported that two masked males entered a shop. One male was armed with a hatchet and the other had what is believed […]

We are one: The power of action

Harold A Maio, 75, is retired from teaching German and mental health editing, though he keeps a hand in both. Through art and German he has a lasting interest in expression, particularly in language. To him word is art, he likes to discern the meaning in word. Harold speaks to Newry Times this week about […]

Jake O’Kane set for Iúr Live Christmas Special in Newry

The latter half of 2012 saw some of the Country’s top comedians perform to sell out crowds in Sean Hollywood Arts Centre, and Iúr Live thought that it would be great to finish the year on a high with a right wee Christmas cracker! Jake O’Kane, the star of multiple BBC Northern Ireland panel shows, is […]

SRC honours Newry entrepreneur Lord Ballyedmond OBE

The Right Honourable Lord Ballyedmond OBE visited Southern Regional College recently to view the new state of the art Science facilities and unveil a plaque in his honour. The Southern Regional College unveiled a plaque naming its applied science laboratories in honour of the Right Honourable Lord Ballyedmond OBE, Chief Executive and Chairman of the […]

Newry Junior Chamber hosts successful school’s ‘Dragon’s Den’

To complete their 10th year, Newry Junior Chamber organised a “Dragons Den” competition between schools from the greater Newry Area. The event pitted students from local schools against each other by preparing a business plan and present it, with one group determined the winner. The event was sponsored by Crash Services “The Accident Management People” […]

Caring David lends a helping hand

David McClurg is registered blind, a guide dog owner and volunteers with the Good Morning Good Neighbour scheme at Ballybot House in Newry. Nominated for a Shining Light Volunteer Award earlier this year by Donal Connolly, a social worker with the Sensory Disability Team at the Southern Health and Social Care Trust, David won the […]

PSNI issue the ‘Little Book of Big Scams’ to beat fraudsters

The Police Service of Northern Ireland has produced a new anti-fraud advice booklet designed to help the community protect themselves from fraudsters. “The Little Book of Big Scams” has been developed by the PSNI Organised Crime Branch and Crime Prevention Branch in an effort to educate the public about known methods of fraud currently used […]

SRC students gain a ‘Capital Experience’

Twenty three students aged 16 to 19 from Southern Regional College School of Computing and Business headed to London recently to get a taste of life at Bain and Company and Amrop Augmentum, two of Britain’s most influential organisations, and to boost their networking and employability skills. The eye-opening visit was part of a day-long […]

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