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Archive for: May, 2018

Newry business Bravo Live Cuisine shortlisted in prestigious awards

Finalists for The 3rd annual Food Awards Northern Ireland 2018 have been announced after nominations poured in from across the country. Bravo Live Cuisine, Newry has been shortlisted in the Best Buffet Restaurant category and will find out if they will be named winner at the glamorous awards ceremony at The Crowne Plaza Hotel in […]

Public Health Cycle Challenge 2018 rides into Newry

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council welcomed the Public Health Cycle Challenge 2018 to the district on Monday 21 May 2018. This year’s Public Health Annual Cycle Challenge 2018 took place over nine days, between 18 and 27 May 2018.     The challenge began in Wales, then continued with a three day Public Health […]

Cedar celebrates Action Brain Injury Week in Newry

As part of ABI Week 2018 The Cedar Foundation in the Southern Trust area joined forces with Head Injury Support Newry to host a coffee morning, pamper event and information session for people living with brain injury and their carers.  The theme ‘You, Me and Brain Injury’ was aimed at supporting all the people impacted […]

Southern Trust recognised as a Top UK Hospital

The Southern Trust’s acute hospital network (Craigavon Area and Daisy Hill) – is the only one in Northern Ireland to be recognised as one of the UK’s top hospitals for 2018. The national CHKS Top 40 Hospitals programme recognises acute sector organisations for their achievements in healthcare quality, improvement and performance.     The Top […]

Human Rights Commission visits Newry to discuss Traveller accommodation

The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) visited Newry recently to meet with local Traveller support groups and organisations as part of its ongoing engagement work. The visit was facilitated by the Promoting Wellbeing Team of the Southern Trust, Health and Social Care NI.     Speaking to Newry Times, Les Allamby, the Northern Ireland […]

Newry public encouraged to get on-board for Bus and Train Week

The Chair of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, Roisin Mulgrew, is calling on local residents to give public transport a go and get on-board this Bus + Train Week 2018, 4 – 10 June. The Northern Ireland-wide campaign is a celebration of public transport and its benefits to the community.     Speaking at […]

New 7 day a week X-ray service at Daisy Hill Hospital

SDLP MLA for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty has welcomed services changes by the Southern Health and Social Care Trust to expand their X-ray service to a seven days a week.  Speaking to Newry Times, McNulty said, “Our health care system is under real pressure and no matter what service you visit, be that the […]

Free Home Safety check for Newry parents with children under 5

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council want parents to know that ‘together we’ve got this’ when it comes to child safety. In support of Child Safety Week, led by the Child Accident Prevention Trust, the Council Home Safety team want parents, carers and professionals to know help is available when it comes to protecting children […]

Newry family praise Daisy Hill staff after baby’s heart condition detected

A local family has praised Daisy Hill Hospital’s paediatric team’s innovative screening programme following the detection of a major heart condition in their new born baby girl. After a very normal pregnancy and delivery on 25th April, Katie Dinsmore and partner Alan were getting ready to take baby Dáire home to her big sister Brooke […]

McCaffrey signs for Warrenpoint Town FC

Warrenpoint Town Football Club have agreed terms with Francis McCaffrey. Having played against the ‘Point in the past he has impressed the new management enough to bring him to the squad.     Manager Stephen McDonnell said he was delighted to acquire his signature. McCaffrey has experience playing at a high level as he has […]

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