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Archive for: November, 2018

Man suffers head injuries during Newry burglary

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following an aggravated burglary on Rathmore Road in Newry yesterday evening, Saturday 24 November. It was reported that at around 4.30pm the 45 year old male occupant of a house in the area answered a knock to the door.      Two males, carrying hammers, forced their way past the […]

Tech company encourages Newry students to apply for new scholarship programme

CompareNI.com, Northern Ireland’s leading financial comparison platform, is encouraging students in Newry to apply for its new fintech scholarship – provided they aren’t studying ‘fin’ or ‘tech’. The tech firm’s contrarian approach to addressing the sector’s looming talent shortage has been hailed by politicians, academics and business leaders. Lady Borwick, past member of the House […]

Two convicted at Newry Magistrates’ Court of benefit fraud

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A man and a woman were convicted at Newry Magistrates’ Court this week for claiming benefits they were not entitled to. Michael Murphy (64) of Iveagh Terrace, Newtownhamilton, claimed Income Support totalling £3,316 while failing to declare a Pension.     He was fined £200 and also given a £15 offender levy.     Mairead […]

Excitement builds for 5K Colour Run in Warrenpoint

On Saturday 24 November, Clonallon Park in Warrenpoint will be awash with colour as PIPS Hope and Support, in conjunction with Warrenpoint GAA and Warrenpoint Town FC, bring a 5K Colour Run to the seaside town. This exciting event will get underway at 2pm with registration available on the day from 1.30pm.     This […]

Dr Hanna awarded Psychiatrist of the Year

Dr Heather Hanna, a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in the Southern Trust has been awarded by the Royal College of Psychiatrists as the 2018 Psychiatrist of the Year for the UK.  With Child and Adolescent Mental Health experience across Northern Ireland, Dr Hanna joined the Southern Trust in 2014. She led the development of […]

Save big on all the must have toys this Christmas

The much sought after toys of 2018 include Unicorn Ride-ons, Fingerlings Dinos, Boxer the Robot, LEGO Hogwarts Express, Slime, Pikmi Pops and LOL dolls. For the techy kids (young and not so young) iPhones and X-Boxes, PS4s and FIFA19 are firm favourites. One way to make things a little lighter on your pocket when it […]

Derrybeg pensioner the latest target of ‘vile thieves’

A respected pensioner in her 80’s is the latest victim of an attempted break-in, just one of many to have occured in recent weeks. Condemning the latest incident local Saoradh representative Stephen Murney explained, “Vile and callous thieves were once again targeting the elderly and vulnerable using the cover of darkness in Derrybeg. “Such was […]

Police call for witnesses after two thefts

Police are appealing for information following two reports of theft. The thefts happened on Wednesday 7 November.   Speaking to Newry Times, Inspector Downey said, “At around 5:10pm, it was reported that a purse was stolen from a car parked at premises at the Silverbridge Road area of Silverbridge.   “A number of women were […]

Woman pays over £300 for Westlife ticket as Trading Standards warn people to be careful

As the festive season approaches and with it the traditional pantomimes, shows and purchase of concert tickets as gifts, Trading Standards Service (TSS) is reminding people to be careful when purchasing online tickets. The excitement of getting the opportunity to see a favourite band in concert or attending an eagerly awaited event can sometimes result […]

Pensioner left badly shaken after Bessbrook burglary

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Detectives are appealing for information following the report of a burglary at residential premises in the Millvale Park area of Bessbrook on Friday 16 November. At around 7.50pm, it was reported that two males forced entry to the property and confronted the occupant, a man in his 80s.      They left the premises a […]

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