Archive for: July, 2015

Home Start Newry & Mourne receives Bronze Award

Employers and organizations across Northern Ireland are being urged to show their support for victims of domestic violence by signing up to a major new programme developed by ONUS, a social economy business that gift aids its profits to Women’s Aid, the Workplace Charter on Domestic Violence provides businesses with essential advice and practical training […]

Bradley welcomes launch of Irish Famine Commemoration in Newry

SDLP Newry and Armagh MLA Dominic Bradley, member of the Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure has welcomed the launch of An Gorta Mór, the Irish Famine Commemoration which has taken place in Newry. Speaking to Newry Times, Bradley said, “This is the first time since the commemoration event was established eight years ago that […]

‘Endemic breaches in Sellafield safety’ – Ritchie

SDLP South Down MP Margaret Ritchie has criticized the British Government for their continued pursuit of nuclear energy despite critical safety and environmental concerns. Ritchie made her comments after it was revealed that there were numerous breaches of safety protocol at the now defunct Sellafield Nuclear facility. She said, “The revelation that there were endemic […]

Police call for information after Newry theft

Police in Newry are appealing for information following the theft of a digger. Sometime between Friday, 10th July and Monday, 13th July, a yellow and green 3 tonne Yanmar mini digger was taken from a yard on Carrogs Lane, Newry. The digger has three distinctive scrapes with blue paint transfer on the back, right corner. […]

A ground to air mission to deliver family fun

When the Red Arrows soar across the Mourne Mountains and swoop over Dundrum Bay in a blaze of glory on Saturday 8 August, they will provide a colourful highlight to one of Ireland’s biggest and best attended annual air shows but, while eyes will be on the skies for Ireland’s best-attended and best-loved annual air […]

Seven ways an apprentice can help your business grow

Apprenticeships can turn young talent into commercial success for your business. Davy Doyle, Local Office Manager for Newry Jobs & Benefits office in DEL’s Employment Service, takes a look at seven of the crucial benefits an apprentice can bring to businesses. “Some employers new to apprenticeships may not realise that one way to build solid […]

Road signage for Chancellor’s Road T-Junction

Road signage directing people to the Dublin/Belfast A1 is to be erected at the Chancellor’s Road T-Junction in Newry. The sign will be erected at the junction where the road meets Martin’s Lane and Chancellor’s Link. Sinn Fein’s Conor Murphy said he was glad to see the Department respond so quickly to his request. “This […]

Police appeal for information after Mercedes car set on fire

Police in Kilkeel are appealing for information following an arson. Speaking to Newry Times, Constable Aimee Fletcher explained, “At around 2am on Monday, 20th July, a blue Mercedes car, parked at Carn Gardens, was set on fire. “NIFRS and police attended. We are appealing to anyone who has information in relation to this incident to […]

‘Speed restrictions needed at Coalpit Road’ – Fitzpatrick

SDLP Councillor for Crotlieve Gillian Fitzpatrick has called for speed restrictions to be implemented at the Saval Complex junction of the Coalpit Road in Newry. Councillor Fitzpatrick said, “I would like to see speed restrictions implemented at the junction at the Saval Complex and the Coalpit Road in Newry. “Local residents have told me they […]

‘Tory cuts at heart of Executive’s budget difficulties’ – Murphy

Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has said that swingeing Tory cuts were responsible for the difficulties facing the Executive’s budget. Speaking to Newry Times, Murphy said, “It is hardly surprising the British Treasury is predicting that the Executive may exceed its budget given the fact the Tories have raided £1.5 billion from our block grant. […]

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