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Archive for: December, 2014

Ulster Title for St Joseph’s Boys’ High School, Newry

Thursday 18th December will be long remembered by all those associated with St. Joseph’s High School, Newry as they secured their first ever Ulster Colleges trophy by winning the under-16 Faul Cup. They defeated the Belfast side Colaiste Feirste, who narrowly secured a victory against St Joseph’s in last year’s final. This year, it was […]

Two officers injured after man rams police car

A 39 year old man has been charged with a number of driving offences including dangerous driving and driving when unfit through drink or drugs. The charges follow a collision on the border at Crossmaglen (Dundalk Road) during the early hours of Sunday morning, 21st December during which a police vehicle was rammed and two […]

Make sure Santa is the only caller you let in without ID this Christmas

NI Water is calling on customers across Northern Ireland to be extra vigilant during the Christmas and New Year period and beware of bogus callers. This follows some recent incidents involving criminals coming to the homes of older or vulnerable customers claiming to be from the company. The general pattern involves criminals posing as agency […]

Witnesses sought after three South Armagh burglaries

Police in South Armagh are investigating three burglaries in the Mullaghbawn and Forkhill areas which were reported to police on the evening of Wednesday 17th December. “Two houses at Clochain Fold in Mullaghbawn and a house at Mill Road in Forkhill were targeted sometime after 6pm on Wednesday evening. Speaking to Newry Times, Constable Harrison […]

Christmas drug use warning

In the run up to Christmas the Public Health Agency (PHA) is warning that the misuse of any drugs which have not been prescribed to you can result in death or permanent damage to your health. During the festive period when many people will be socialising, the PHA is reminding people to think about the […]

‘SDLP will fight education cuts,’ insists Bradley

SDLP MLA for Newry and Armagh Dominic Bradley has said that the SDLP will stand by schools in their opposition to the savage education cuts being proposed in the draft budget. Commenting on the situation Bradley said, “These cuts were proposed as a result of the Draft Budget 2015-2016 agreed by the Executive on 31st […]

Warning over Fire and Rescue Service cuts

Newry & Armagh Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan has said that there is an urgent need for the Minister for Health, Social Services and Public Safety to engage with the Fire and Rescue Service to work out a ‘sensible and appropriate plan’ for restructuring. The Sinn Féin representative was commenting after representatives of the Fire […]

‘Film budget cuts affecting social inclusion in Arts’ – McKevitt

SDLP Culture, Arts and Leisure (DCAL) spokesperson Karen McKevitt has said cuts of up to fifty per cent to NI Screen’s budget could affect the good work being done to make the arts accessible to all sections of the community. The South Down MLA said, “It’s very worrying that the outworking of DCAL cuts will […]

Bradley welcomes Newry’s Autism Mums to Stormont

SDLP Assembly Member for Newry and Chair of the All Party Group on Autism Dominic Bradley recently hosted a visit of Autism Mums from Newry to Parliament Buildings at Stormont. During the meeting Autism Mums had the opportunity to raise important issues relating to Autism with the All Party Working Group on Autism which is […]

64 year old man hit by van in South Armagh incident

Newry stabbing: 38-year-old man charged with attempted murder - Newry news

Police in South Armagh are appealing for information following an incident in Crossmaglen. At around 1pm on Wednesday, 3rd December, an altercation took place in North Street close to a disabled parking bay. A 64 year old man was struck by a light blue Volkswagen van as it was driven away from North Street, after […]

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