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Archive for: September, 2016

Friends of Daisy Hill Hospital donate emergency clothing

Thanks to the Friends of Daisy Hill Hospital, the Southern Health and Social Care Trust has been able to purchase a supply of new nightwear and warm jogging suits to help those patients most in need. Edel Corr, Patient Support Manager for the Southern Trust explained, “We are always trying to find ways to improve […]

Ruane calls for better broadband access across South Down

Sinn Féin MLA Caitríona Ruane has called for better broadband access across rural South Down. Speaking to Newry Times, Ruane said, “Rural areas in South Down have some of the lowest broadband speeds across the north. “This affects not only businesses in South Down but school children who rely on broadband connectivity to complete basics […]

Safety concerns at ‘dangerous’ junction

Local Ulster Unionist representatives, Danny Kennedy MLA and Cllr David Taylor have met with residents from the Church Road Jerrettspass area to discuss their safety concerns at the busy junction on the A28 Armagh Road, Newry. The representatives met on site with residents and the local Transport NI Section Engineer, Cindy Noble to discuss a […]

Anger over latest diesel dumping incident in South Armagh

Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Larkin has condemned the latest dumping of diesel waste at Forkhill. “This site has been used before to dump this poison,” he told Newry Times. “To abandon such toxic material at the entrance to a farm adds to the serious nature of the incident. “It is distressing for the farmer and […]

‘British government clueless over Brexit’ – Murphy

Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has said the British government is clearly clueless over how to deal with the impact of the Brexit referendum. “It is becoming increasingly clear that British Tory government ministers are clueless on what their intentions are over Brexit,” Murphy said. “On one hand James Brokenshire is claiming he does not […]

Secretary of State meets with Newry Chamber business leaders

In a meeting organised by Newry Chamber of Commerce recently, the Secretary of State underlined his desire to listen intently to the issues and concerns of Newry businesses and reiterated his commitment to ensure Northern Ireland’s voice is heard and interests protected in the Brexit negotiations. James Brokenshire said, I have taken a careful deliberate […]

Newry residents meet Minister to discuss Waste Management Facility concerns

Ulster Unionist Party Representatives Danny Kennedy MLA and Councillor David Taylor have accompanied a delegation of residents from Carnbane Gardens to meet with DAERA Minister Michelle McIlveen to discuss concerns regarding a Waste Management Facility, located within Carnbane Industrial Estate, Newry. In a statement Mr Kennedy and Councillor Taylor said, “A useful meeting has been […]

Hearty welcomes street cleansing commitments

Sinn Fein Councillor Terry Hearty has welcomed a commitment from Newry Mourne and Down Council officials to instigate a regular street cleansing schedule for Crossmaglen. Last week the Slieve Gullion councillor highlighted the lack of street cleansing happening in the town. “There was a huge response to the issues highlighted last week and I’m glad […]

Murphy welcomes moves to block water charges

Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has welcomed moves to ensure that domestic water charges are blocked in the North. Speaking to Newry Times, Murphy said, “A joint proposal was brought to the Executive to maintain the Executive’s policy of no domestic water charges. “I am pleased that the Executive backed this proposal and that homeowners […]

‘Continued work needed to provide for pupils with autism’ – Boylan

Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan said that continued work with services that provide for pupils with autism is needed to ensure that the Executive’s Autism Strategy and Action Plan are implemented fully. Speaking to Newry Times, Boylan said, “I welcome the commitment from the Education Minister that funding will be made available to the Education […]

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