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Archive for: April, 2013

Bradley meets Health Trust chief over Daisy Hill

SDLP Assembly Member Dominic Bradley has held an urgent meeting with the Chief Executive of the Southern Health and Social Care Trust to discuss stroke services and on-going pressures on beds at Daisy Hill Hospital. Speaking after meeting Mrs McAlinden and her top team, Bradley said, “I met recently with Mrs McAlinden and some of […]

Careers Service launches Careers Guide for Parents

The Department for Employment and Learning’s Careers Service has launched the publication of a guide for parents/guardians to assist them with their child’s future career plans. Speaking to Newry Times, Johnny Nolan, Careers Manager for Newry, Downpatrick, Kilkeel and Newcastle explained the publication. He stated, “The publication entitled “A Guide for Parents – how to […]

Police appeal for witnesses to Bessbrook cyclist incident

Police in Newry are appealing for information following a road traffic collision in McKnight’s Hill, Bessbrook. Around 6.50pm on Tuesday, 23rd April, a cyclist was in collision with a silver Peugeot 206. Damage was caused to the rear of the vehicle. The cyclist continued on their journey. Police are appealing to the cyclist or anyone […]

McGreevy gets assurances over Rostrevor flooding fiasco

A joint pledge has been given by the Rivers Agency and NI Water that nothing will be allowed to hold up the implementation of a £400,000 flood alleviation scheme designed to protect residents of Rostrevor’s St. Jude’s and St. Colman’s Gardens. The promise was made to SDLP Councillor Connaire McGreevy after he revealed two weeks […]

Newry Style Awards shows off local fashionistas

The third annual Newry Style Awards, hosted by The Bank Bar, was yet again a huge success! The most stylish ladies (and gents!) from Newry and Mourne were out in force on Friday night as part of Newry Style City, and as usual they were not disappointed. As guests arrived they were greeted and treated […]

Simpler tax for the smaller business?

The Chancellor is to proceed with proposals to make the tax system simpler for the small unincorporated business with an optional simplified cash basis.The scheme is not available to companies but is available to general partnerships. Where a business has a turnover up to the VAT limit (currently £79,000) it will be able to calculate […]

‘Newry & Mourne businesses must connect now for success’ – DNI 2020

Businesses across the Newry and Mourne area are being warned that they must get connected and harness the power of the internet if they wish to compete in the global marketplace. That’s according to Dr Sinclair Stockman, Executive Director of Digital Northern Ireland 2020 (DNI 2020), who, in partnership with Newry and Mourne District Council, […]

Natasha McShane: Three years of fighting for justice

Exactly three years ago today Natasha McShane’s life took a sudden, horrific, twist in a direction nobody could have envisaged. Silverbridge woman Natasha was the victim of an unprovoked attack across the Atlantic Ocean in America in an incident that has turned Natasha’s, and her family’s, world upside down. Natasha is now wheelchair bound, unable […]

South Down Sinn Féin delegation take part in Ard Fheis

A delegation of local Sinn Féin activists recently travelled to the annual Sinn Féin Ard Fheis in Castlebar Co.Mayo, where they took part in debate and discussion that would form Sinn Féin policy for the upcoming year Speaking following the conference, South Down Sinn Féin MLA Chris Hazzard said that the delegation raised a number […]

Kennedy welcomes launch of the Innocent Victims United Charter

Ulster Unionist Newry & Armagh MLA, Danny Kennedy sponsored the launch of the Innocent Victims United Charter at Parliament Buildings recently. Speaking after the launch, Danny said, “I was delighted to sponsor the launch of the Innocent Victims United (IVU) Charter in Parliament Buildings. IVU represents a significant number of innocent victims. “Their Charter for […]

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