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Archive for: April, 2013

Alliance welcomes boost for solar energy in Northern Ireland

Alliance Party South Down spokesperson Councillor Patrick Clarke has welcomed the recent announcement by the Department of the Environment Minister that schools, businesses and farm buildings will no longer need planning permission for solar panels. The change relates to micro generation equipment, including solar panels which generate electricity or heat from sunlight. The improvements will […]

Kennedy meets Health Trust to discuss future of stroke services at Daisy Hill Hospital

Ulster Unionist MLA Danny Kennedy has met with the Chief Executive of the Southern Health Trust to discuss the future of stroke services at Newry’s Daisy Hill Hospital. Speaking to Newry Times, Kennedy said he met with the Chief Executive of the Southern Health Trust, Mairead McAlinden after constituents raised concerns regarding rumours of the […]

Police urge vigilance after recent home oil thefts

Police in South Down are urging householders to be vigilant of oil theft following a number of incidents across the local area over the last few weeks. Police are reminding residents to report any type of suspicious activity or vehicles in your area. In many cases a vehicle will be required to transport the oil […]

Police launch investigation into latest Newry creeper burglary

Detectives in Newry are appealing for information following a creeper burglary that occurred in the Fairfield Heights area. Sometime between the evening of Wednesday 17th April and 7.30am on Thursday 18th April, a house was broken into and car keys were stolen. A Volkswagen Passat was then taken from the driveway. Anyone with any information […]

‘Hospice services need investment’ – McDevitt

SDLP Health Spokesman Conall McDevitt MLA has met with the senior management team of the Southern Area Hospice, who outlined the difficulties facing the Hospice, particularly in relation to raising vital funds. “I will be working with other parties to bring forward a motion from the Health Committee that will call for a new funding […]

Kennedy voices concern at South Armagh fuel smuggling

The Ulster Unionist Assembly member for Newry & Armagh, Danny Kennedy MLA, has voiced his serious concern at the level of illegal fuel smuggling and dumping in his constituency. Kennedy described the scale of the problem as being “almost epidemic” and he called on both the PSNI and HMRC to make an example of those […]

South Armagh community work with PSNI to apprehend thief

Members of Crossmaglen Community Safety Group and the Police Service were involved in an incident on Saturday 13th April which resulted in the arrest of a man suspected of stealing a jeep from a farm in Cullyhanna earlier that day. The jeep was stolen at around 5pm from a farmyard near Cullyhanna.The owner of the […]

Rogers attends multi-agency meeting to tackle Annalong drainage

South Down SDLP MLA Seán Rogers has spoken out following his attendance at a meeting in Marine Park, Annalong. Speaking to Newry Times, Rogers explained, “I attended a meeting along with the Northern Ireland Housing Executive, DARD’s Rivers Agency, representatives from the Development Association and other elected representatives to discuss historic drainage issues in the […]

Police uncover £300,000 in contraband cigarettes in dissident republican investigation

Police to focus on uninsured drivers as part of national campaign - newry headlines

During a planned search in South Armagh yesterday, Saturday, 20th April by Detectives from the Serious Crime Branch they uncovered a large quantity of contraband cigarettes, believed to be worth approximately £300,000. The searches are linked to ongoing dissident republican investigations and the PSNI also uncovered around 66 bottles of contraband alcohol and approximately £50,000 […]

Police investigate Newry garage burglary

Detectives in Newry are appealing for information following a burglary that occurred at a garage in the Patrick Street area of the city. At approximately midnight on the evening of Wednesday 17th April and the morning of Thursday 18th April, the premises were broken into and a safe containing a sum of money was stolen. […]

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