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Archive for: April, 2017

Naomi’s friends walk for Meningitis charity

Margaret and Chelsea Smyth from Ardglass are taking part in the 8 mile walk at Belfast City Marathon on 1st May to help raise much needed funds for Meningitis Research Foundation. Margaret’s dear friend, Naomi Bailie, contracted the deadly illness before Christmas.   Naomi, a Sinn Fein councillor on Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, […]

‘Southern Trust Fracture Clinic claims wholly misleading’ – Fearon

Newry & Armagh Sinn Féin MLA Megan Fearon has said that claims by the Southern Trust that the Fracture Clinic in Daisy Hill is not being targeted are ‘wholly misleading’. The MLA raised the issue at the recent Board Meeting in Craigavon but the members and Trust Officers present refused to discuss it, Fearon said. […]

Man due in Newry court on 29 theft charges

Newry stabbing First Avenue Derrybeg -Newry Court House - Newry news headlines

A 29 year old man has been charged with a total of 29 counts of theft. He is expected to appear in court in Newry tomorrow morning, Saturday 29th April. The charges relate to the theft of high value cars.   The cars are believed to be worth an estimated half a million pounds in […]

‘Savage education cuts a taste of Tory austerity to come’ – McGrath

SDLP Education Spokesperson Colin McGrath has said that savage cuts to schools as a result of James Brokenshire’s ‘indicative’ Tory budget are a taste of the austerity to come if power sharing fails. South Down MLA McGrath said that school budgets are already under enormous pressure – resulting in curriculum cuts and extra curricular restrictions. […]

‘Reduction in Daisy Hill Hospital services jeopardises Cross Border Healthcare’ – Adams

Louth Sinn Féin TD Gerry Adams has said that any reduction in services at Newry’s Daisy Hill Hospital will have a detrimental impact on his constituents and on healthcare provision in Louth. Gerry Adams said, “The Southern Health and Social Care Trust have stated that the temporary overnight closure of the Emergency Department at Daisy […]

Trust announces regional summit on Daisy Hill Hospital Emergency Department

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has agreed with the Department of Health to hold a regional summit on options to safely sustain the Emergency Department in Daisy Hill Hospital.   It was confirmed at today’s Trust Board (27th April) that Trust Interim Chief Executive Stephen McNally has asked the Department to host the […]

Most popular baby names in Northern Ireland revealed

It’s official – Emily and James were the most popular first names given to baby girls and boys in Northern Ireland for births registered in 2016. This is one of the findings of the Baby Names 2016 statistics published today by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency. Emily has been the most popular girls’ […]

Drugs valued at £1100 recovered by PSNI during two Newry searches

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PSNI Organised Crime detectives, accompanied by local Neighbourhood officers, carried out two searches in the Newry area on the morning of Wednesday 19th April.   A quantity of cannabis with an estimated value of around £1100 was recovered. Article continues below: Additionally, drugs paraphernalia and a number of mobile phones were recovered.   A 29 […]

‘Living and dying’ public event to be held in Newry

To mark Dying Matters Awareness Week, (8th May – 14th May 2017) the Southern Health and Social Care Trust is hosting three public events to talk about living and dying. Dying Matters Awareness Week aims to raise public awareness of the importance of talking more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and of making your […]

DAERA seeks proposals for group environmental farming projects

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has issued a call for facilitators to run ‘Group’ projects for farmers who are participating in the Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS). Group projects are to promote co-ordinated activity among EFS agreement holders to enhance environmental outcomes in certain areas such as an environmentally designated site, priority […]

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