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Archive for: December, 2015

Get home safe this Christmas

Newry, Mourne and Down PCSP and the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) are working together to remind people to keep safe at Christmas time. Newry, Mourne and Down PCSP Chair Mickey Larkin said, “Christmas is such a busy time for most people with the chance to socialise and celebrate together. “The PCSP works with […]

Ritchie challenges Health Minister on blood contamination settlement

SDLP MP for South Down, Margaret Ritchie, has challenged the Public Health Minister to commit to a full and final settlement for the victims of blood contaminated products by the end of this financial year. Ritchie was speaking after the Minister’s announcement that the much awaited consultation will be further delayed until January. Speaking to […]

Man, 31, due in Newry Court after £11,000 of drugs seized in search

A 31 year old man has been charged with possession of a class B controlled drug and possession of a class B controlled drug with intent to supply. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Inspector Keith Gawley said, “The charges follow a search by detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime Branch of a house in the […]

Appeal for witnesses after theft from garage

Police in Kilkeel are appealing for information following the theft of gas canisters from a garage. Around 10.40pm on Friday, 27th November, 14 butane gas canisters were taken from a garage on Newry Street. The canisters are yellow in colour and it is believed a grey coloured car was used to remove the canisters. Police […]

Newry’s Drake Music opens new Belfast studios

Newry-based Drake Music NI has opened a new state-of-the-art music studio in Belfast which will mean that more than 600 disabled people will now be able to compose and perform their own music. Drake Music NI’s new premises on the Springfield Road will enable it to double the number of people it works with using […]

Appeal for information after Newry tyre slashing incident

Police in Newry are appealing for information following an incident of criminal damage. Sometime between 6.30pm on Thursday, 17th December and 12 noon on Friday, 18th December, four tyres of a grey Vauxhall Meriva car, parked in James Connolly Park, were slashed. Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed any activity in the area during […]

Local police seize barn owl during search

Police in South Down have seized a barn owl. Officers conducted a search of a property in Annalong after receiving information that a barn owl was being offered for sale through a social media site. The owl was seized by police during the search on Friday, 18th December. Barn Owls are legislated for under the […]

Establishment of new Task Force to tackle paramilitarism

Justice Minister David Ford has welcomed the establishment of a new cross border Task Force to tackle paramilitarism and organised crime. The Task Force will bring together law enforcement agencies from across the island and will be led by senior representatives from the PSNI, An Garda Síochána, HM Revenue and Customs and the Revenue Commissioners. […]

Protect your home and property this Christmas

Newry burglary - Newry news

In the run up to Christmas police in Newry, Mourne and Down, in partnership with the local Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP), are encouraging people to be more aware of opportunistic criminals while shopping for gifts. The key message, ‘while you’re out shopping, so are they!’ is a reminder to everyone about the importance […]

Delight at £350,000 funding for new Bosco 3G pitch

Independent Newry City Councillor Kevin McAteer has welcomed the news that the Respect Project is to receive £350,000 in funding to develop a 3G pitch at St John Boscos Youth Club. Speaking to Newry Times, the Independent Councillor said, “I want to commend those at the Respect Project and St John Bosco for all their […]

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