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Archive for: April, 2014

Witnesses sought after Newry bsuiness burglary

Police in Newry are appealing for information after a report of burglary at business premises at the Chancellor’s Road area. Sometime between 3:40am and 3:55am on Wednesday 9th April, it was reported that power tools with an estimated value of £200 were stolen from a property in the area. It is believed that entry was […]

GAA and Samaritans team up to help those in need of emotional support

The GAA and Samaritans have come together to offer greater emotional support for people who are struggling to cope across the 32 counties. The announcement is the first of a series of initiatives the GAA will be undertaking this year to make sure its members have access to emotional support in these challenging times. For […]

Newry to offer 5 hours parking for £1

A Christmas parking scheme which introduced lower parking rates in 25 towns in Northern Ireland is being extended as part of a six month pilot. The pilot, which started on Saturday, 12th April, means 93 car parks in 25 towns across Northern Ireland will charge £1 for five hours parking. The scheme is expected to […]

Newry schools can go eco with The Big Lunch Competition

Primary and nursery schools in Newry are invited to take part in The Big Lunch ‘Love Food Hate Waste’ competition where three lucky schools across Northern Ireland, will be selected to win a £200 cash prize to support sustainable living in their school community. The competition is being delivered by The Big Lunch in partnership […]

High School packed to capacity for Great War event

Last Thursday evening over 150 people gathered in Markethill High School for an event exploring the Great War organised by the South Armagh Branch of the Ancre Somme Association. Before the main portion of the night, the many people attending spent time looking over a large selection of exhibits on and artefact’s from the First […]

Annual ‘Shining Light’ Community Volunteering Awards 2014

The Confederation of Community Groups has announced that its Annual ‘Shining Light’ Community Volunteering Awards will take place on Thursday 5th June at Bellini’s Nightclub, Newry. The annual volunteering awards have grown over the years and are now one of the most prestigious events in the Newry & Mourne area. The Chief Executive of the […]

6 year old boy injured in Newry hit and run

Newry burglary: 5 masked intruders prevent occupants from leaving while ransacking house - Newry news

Police in Newry are appealing for information after a report of a one vehicle hit and run incident at the Chapel Street area of the city on Saturday 19th April. At around 1:50pm, it was reported that a six year old boy was struck by a black Ford Focus in the area. The boy was […]

‘Dignity needed for incontinence sufferers’ – Ruane

Sinn Féin MLA Caitriona Ruane has called on the Southern Trust to deliver incontinence pads to the homes of those affected by the condition. Speaking to Newry Times, Ruane said, “It has been brought to my attention that elderly and disabled people who require incontinence pads are forced to queue outside a shipping container next […]

Newry rapist sentenced to 7 years in prison

Detectives from the Serious Crime Branch have welcomed the sentence handed down to a convicted rapist at Newry Crown Court. 23 year old Padraig O’Callaghan pleaded guilty to rape and theft and was sentenced to seven years imprisonment. The offences relate to a serious sexual assault on a 23 year old woman in Newry on […]

NI Water’s Travelling Classroom Rolls into Rathore School

Everyone’s favourite travelling classroom, the infamous Waterbus recently paid a visit to Rathore School in Newry. During the visit the children were introduced to H20, a water drop figure and mascot for the programme to help them learn about water and to understand the importance of water conservation. The children also learnt what can and […]

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