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Archive for: June, 2013

Mephedrone found after car search

Police in Kilkeel recovered a quantity of suspected mephedrone after stopping a car on Leestone Road. During the early hours of Saturday, 15th June, officers on patrol observed a Peugeot car travelling at speed. Officers stopped the car and conducted a search where a small bag of mephedrone was seized. A 19 year old male […]

East Coast Adventure appointed Visitor Services Provider for Rostrevor MBT

This week Newry & Mourne District Council formally announced the appointment of East Coast Adventure as the official provider of Visitor Services to Rostrevor Mountain Bike Trails. East Coast Adventure (ECA) is a family owned company with a strong reputation for providing quality outdoor activities, events and training for individuals, schools and corporate groups across […]

Carlingford Lough ferry progresses to planning stage

Carlingford Ferries, the developer behind the entirely private sector funded infrastructure project costing in the region of £7 million has announced that it has submitted planning applications for the proposal to both Louth County Council and the Planning Service of Northern Ireland. The proposal would see a car ferry service launched across the mouth of […]

Clarke lends his support to the ‘Amend the Bill’ campaign

Alliance South Down Representative Councillor Patrick Clarke has given his support to the ‘Amend the Bill’ campaign which is lobbying against clauses in the Planning Bill which will give extra weight to economic development over environmental protection or social well-being in planning applications. Speaking to Newry Times, Councillor Clarke said, “I am supporting the ‘Amend […]

Fire safety advice for Newry Deaf Club

Members of Newry and Mourne Deaf Club received a talk recently from Mr Rod O’Hare, the Station Manager at Newry Fire Station, and Mr Phillip Keenan, who distributes specialist fire safety equipment to people who are deaf or hard of hearing. The talk was organised on behalf of the members by Amanda Mulholland from the […]

‘Wilson’s insults and exaggeration no substitute for facts and figures’ – Murphy

Sinn Féin MP Conor Murphy has accused Stormont Finance Minister Sammy Wilson of using insults and exaggeration to deflect from his inability to face economic reality. Speaking to Newry Times, Murphy said, “Sammy Wilson’s promotion of the union with Britain is a legitimate political position to adopt but he should do it by presenting the […]

Handbag stolen from Newry funeral parlour

Police in Newry are appealing for information following the theft of a handbag from business premises on Patrick Street. Some time between 9am and 1pm on Monday, 17th June, entry was gained to the rear of funeral service premises and a handbag taken. A sum of cash was taken from the handbag. Police are appealing […]

Police probe Forkhill burglary

Detectives in Newry are appealing for information following an armed robbery of commercial premises in the Forkhill Road area of Newry. Police received a report at approximately 8.50pm on Tuesday, 25th June that an unknown male, holding a knife, had entered the premises. He then made off with a sum of money. The male assistant […]

Rogers praises work of Aware Defeat Depression

SDLP MLA for South Down Sean Rogers has praised the work of Aware Defeat Depression following the lunch of the ‘Big D Guest T’ at Stormont with Lynda Bryans. Speaking to Newry Times, Rogers said, “I want to pay tribute to the excellent work of Aware Defeat Depression. The organisation is helping to breakdown the […]

Local woman wins Ulster Rugby award

Newry player Rosie Quinn walked home with the Front Row Union Development Player of the Year at the Ulster Rugby Women’s Awards ceremony at Malone RFC on Monday night. She started playing in late 2011 as a second row but has now found her home at scrumhalf after a spell in the back row. She […]

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