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Archive for: January, 2017

Clanrye Group launches exciting programme aimed at young people in Newry

Clanrye Group has launched an exciting new programme aimed at young people aged 16 – 25 years old, not in education, training or employment living in the South Armagh and Newry City areas. REGENER8 is funded by the International Fund for Ireland and managed by the Rural Development Council. The cross community Youth Development Programme […]

High levels of air pollution detected in Newry

High levels of air pollution (particulate matter) are currently being monitored in Armagh, Belfast, Derry and Newry. Moderate levels are being monitored in some other urban centres across Northern Ireland. Air quality is likely to improve from this evening and into tomorrow as winds strengthen. The high levels of pollution are believed to be as […]

The Rug House rebrands as Kukoon as local family business undergoes significant expansion

Leading Northern Ireland retailer The Rug House has successfully rebranded and will now operate under the name of Kukoon.com. The Newry-based firm has undergone a significant expansion with the aim to boost their presence in new markets and maximise their success as the largest retailer in the UK and Ireland for stylish and affordable rugs. […]

Bessbrook house ransacked during burglary

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following the report of a burglary at a residential premises in the Cloughervan Park area of Bessbrook. It was reported that between the hours of 3.30pm and 6.15pm on Monday 9th January, entry was gained to a house via the kitchen window. The property was ransacked and a […]

Woman dies in South Armagh house fire

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Police have confirmed that a woman, aged in her 90’s, has died following a fire at a house in Bay View in Jonesborough last night, Sunday 22nd January. Police received a report of a fire at a house shortly after 7.30pm. Emergency Services attended but unfortunately the woman was found deceased at the scene. An […]

NI Water launches Apprenticeship Programme

If you have ever wanted a job where you were part of delivering what matters and supplying an essential service to the community, then look no further than NI Water’s Apprenticeship Programme. NI Water is offering 12 people an opportunity to be a part of delivering of high quality drinking water to its customers by […]

Stop smoking for good in 2017

As we progress through January, many people who quit smoking as a New Year’s Resolution may be finding it tough to stay off tobacco, so the Public Health Agency (PHA) is urging people to make use of the support that is available to help make their decision permanent. Colette Rogers, Strategic Lead for Tobacco Control […]

Job vacancy: Solicitor/Barrister in Plaintiff Litigation Services, Warrenpoint

Your new company: Gary Matthews Solicitors is a leading Company in the Plaintiff Litigation Services sector and is recruiting for capable Solicitor(s) and/or Barrister(s) to join their Plaintiff Litigation Team on a full time basis based in Warrenpoint County Down. Your new role: You will work within the Plaintiff Litigation Division handling claims involving all […]

Sinn Féin selects Fearon, Boylan and Murphy to stand in Assembly Election

Megan Fearon, Cathal Boylan and Conor Murphy have been confirmed as Sinn Féin’s Newry & Armagh candidates for the forthcoming Assembly Elections on Thursday 2nd March 2017. At the recent Election Convention the three sitting MLAs received the full support of the large crowd of activists present. The three selected candidates thanked those present for […]

On-street parking tariffs for Newry to increase

On-street parking tariffs in Newry will increase from Monday 20th February. Charges in Newry will increase from 40p to 60p per hour. Belfast and Lisburn will also see an increase. Commenting on the change in tariffs, Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard said, “On-street parking tariffs in Belfast have not increased since 2011 and have therefore not […]

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