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Archive for: April, 2013

NPT and Newry teens join together for ‘Try Sports’ initiative

Newry Neighbourhood Policing Team recently brought youths from across Newry together to Try Sports. Try Sports is an initiative developed by Constable Gemma Burns and Constable Mark Scott, Newry NPT, to alleviate antisocial behaviour and develop relationships with young people in the local area. Constable Burns explained, “We are constantly thinking of new ways to […]

Man (34), injured after Barcroft Hill assault

Police in Newry are appealing for information following an assault during the early hours of Sunday morning, 28th April. Some time between 2am and 2.30am a 34 year old man was assaulted by another man at the bottom of Barcroft Hill. The man was wearing a red hoodie and punched the injured party before running […]

Housing development of 215 opposed in Barcroft public meeting

Barcroft community association has organised a public meeting for tomorrow night, Tuesday 30th April at 7.30pm in the community centre to highlight concerns about a proposed housing development on Watson’s Road. The residents of Barcroft insist they were not consulted about this housing project, which is only a few hundred yards from the area. Conservative […]

Man suffers head injuries after Newry assault

Police in Newry are appealing for information following an assault in Sandy Street on Friday afternoon, 26th April. It was reported that at approximately 3.15pm, a 42 year old man was pulled from a van and assaulted by a number of men. The injured man sustained head and facial injuries which required medical treatment. Three […]

CRJ Presentation Night a huge success

Local Department of Social Development chief Jerome Burns said this week that a diverse group of trainees awarded certificates in Restorative Justice “augers well for the future of the city”. Mr Burns was speaking at a presentation night on Tuesday 23rd April at Bellini’s restaurant in Newry. Sinn Féin MLA, Mickey Brady and the city’s […]

Police call for witnesses to Greenbank theft

Police in Newry are appealing for information following the theft of machinery from Greenbank Industrial Estate. Some time over the weekend, between Friday, 19th April and Monday, 22nd April, entry was forced to premises in the Industrial Estate and an orange rock hammer taken. The hammer is the type that can be attached to a […]

Ritchie calls for Narrow Water Bridge funding

SDLP MP for South Down Margaret Ritchie has told the Minister for State Mike Penning of the urgent need for funding to be approved for the Narrow Water Bridge Project. Ritchie was speaking during an opposition debate on the challenges being faced in Northern Ireland during an adjournment debate in the Commons. She said, “The […]

Deirbhile wins ‘Face of Buttercrane’ tTitle

Buttercrane Shopping Centre has revealed that the honour of the ‘Face of Buttercrane’ title this year goes to Deirbhile Craven (17) from Newry. Peter Murray, Buttercrane Centre Manager said, “I look forward to working with Deirbhile in her forthcoming year of reign. From seeing her in action on the catwalk as part of our weekend’s […]

‘North-South projects can deliver economic prosperity’ – Ritchie

Speaking during an opposition day debate on Northern Ireland in the House of Commons SDLP MP for South Down Margaret Ritchie has spoken of the need to build on the Good Friday Agreement and build economic development in Northern Ireland. Speaking following the debate to Newry Times, Ritchie stated, “I welcome the Labour Party bringing […]

The Food Revolution Team helping the 9-5’ers!

In the third of our healthy eating swap, we’re focusing on office worker lunches! Do you spend hours sitting at a desk, pop out at lunchtime and grab a sandwich combo to ‘power’ you through until evening? Or do you make yours at home from all those lovely healthy ingredients you meant to buy? Or […]

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