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Archive for: November, 2016

‘Reform urgently needed for migrant fishermen’ – Ritchie

SDLP South Down MP Margaret Ritchie has used Business Questions in the Commons to call on the Home Secretary to urgently address the problems being faced by non-EEA migrant fishermen and the wider NI fishing industry. She said, “Like many other coastal areas on the Irish Sea, the fishing industry in South Down relies on […]

Family pet killed in Bessbrook burglary: Police investigate link with several other recent burglaries

Newry stabbing: Man stabbed in the face in 'vicious attack' | Newry Times - Newry news

Detectives are investigating burglaries at houses in Loughbrickland, Newry and Bessbrook on the evening of Friday 25th November. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Inspector Trevor Stevenson said, “ Police received reports that a number of men travelling in a dark coloured car, possibly a BMW 1 Series, had broken into properties at Donard View in […]

Search is on to find Northern Ireland’s ‘New Signature Dish’

Tourism NI has tasked four of Northern Ireland’s top chefs including Kelan McMichael from the Bull and Ram in Ballynahinch to create three brand new locally-inspired dishes, one of which will be named as Northern Ireland’s New Signature Dish. Northern Ireland’s New Signature Dish search is part of the Northern Ireland Year of Food and […]

Newry architect wins inaugural architecture event

The Royal Society of Ulster Architects [RSUA] along with JP Corry, announced the winner of a competition for young architects to design an architectural pavilion for Belfast around the theme of ‘comfort’. The RSUA and JP Corry Multi-Comfort Pavilion Design Competition 2016 was established to provide local architects under the age of 40 with an […]

‘Cracking’ Christmas special offers at The Lodge Hotel

If you fancy a little break away or perhaps you’re looking for a fabulous present for a loved one for Christmas then The Lodge Hotel, Coleraine has it all. Their incredible Early Bird offer includes two nights accommodation in a Double or Twin room; a complimentary bottle of wine on one evening, when you order […]

New job opportunities with Netwatch, Newry

Netwatch has opportunities for immediate permanent positions in their purpose built Communications Hub in Carnbane Industrial Estate in Newry, Co. Down. Netwatch specialises in providing business continuity, risk management and security services to clients across the globe. Established in 2003, by David Walsh, Group CEO and Niall Kelly, Director of Technology, Netwatch is a global […]

‘Staff hit twice as Bombardier expedite redundancies’ – Bradley

SDLP Economy Spokesperson Sinead Bradley MLA has expressed her disappointment that Bombardier have decided to bring forward job cuts originally planned over the next two years. The 1080 redundancies will now be enforced within the next few months. She said, “Bombardier have not managed this delicate situation with adequate planning or consideration and as usual […]

Southern Trust staff raise £2,500 for charities at annual ‘Pink Day’

The Southern Trust Referral and Booking Centre staff have recently held their annual ‘Pink Day’. It was held as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A successful coffee morning and various raffles raised £2,500. The money will be divided equally between Marie Curie and Breast Cancer Care. Article continues below: The team would like to […]

£400,000 from plastic bag charge for local environmental projects

Environment Minister Michelle McIlveen has announced funding from the plastic bag charge for local environment projects. An initial £400,000, sourced from the carrier bag levy, will be available for the Challenge Fund in the current financial year for not-for-profit organisations delivering projects which aim to improve the local environment and boost civic pride. Speaking about […]

Increase in weekly earnings for full time employees welcomed

Economy Minister Simon Hamilton MLA has welcomed an increase in gross weekly earnings for full-time employees. Commenting following the publication of the latest Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings the Minister said, “The increase in earnings for Northern Ireland employees is welcome. “This is the second consecutive increase in earnings which exceeded the rate of […]

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