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Archive for: January, 2019

Call for multi-agency approach to “end drugs scourge”

Sinn Féin MLA Megan Fearon has called for a community and multi-agency led approach to ending the scourge of drugs in Jonesborough, Co Armagh. She was speaking after addressing a community vigil organised by ‘Jonesborough says no to drugs’.     The Newry/Armagh MLA said, “Right across the country drugs are ruining lives, tearing families […]

Southern Trust installs artwork to recognise and encourage giving the gift of life

Three ceramic artwork pieces have been installed in the Intensive Care corridor at Craigavon Area Hospital to recognise the ‘gift’ of organ donation. Diane McCormick, a ceramic artist from Dungannon created the artwork entitled ‘Hope and thanksgiving’ which consists of three large circles detailed with Butterflies symbolising new life and the forget-me-not flower meaning, no […]

2019 Postgraduate Research Competition launched

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has announced the opening of the annual Postgraduate Studentship competition for 2019. The scheme was launched this year by DAERA’s Permanent Secretary, Dr Denis McMahon with former PhD student, Jonathan Blair and current student, Kerry McIlwaine and it will offer 12 new Studentships due to commence […]

Newry police appeal for witnesses after local theft

Police in Newry are appealing for information after a report of theft from the Carrickbroad Road area of Killeavy. Speaking to Newry Times, Constable Nugent said, “Sometime between Saturday 15 December and Saturday 29 December, it was reported that a red and black Case tractor and twin axle Ifor Williams cattle trailer were stolen from […]

Newry gears up for 2019 NI Science Festival

Residents are being encouraged to explore something new as Newry prepares to play host to a series of stirring events as part of the 2019 NI Science Festival next month. The festival boasts almost 200 events taking place over 11 days in February (14-24) throughout Northern Ireland, with a selection of events scheduled to take […]

FREE Stress Control six week classes in Newry

The Southern Trust is running free Stress Control classes in Newry, Armagh, Portadown, Dungannon, Newry and Lurgan.  If you are currently suffering from stress, know someone who is or just want to be better equipped, then this is the course for you!     The six-week course designed to help people who want help to […]

Donation in memory of baby Chloe Rosie

Philip and Geraldine Martin from Annaclone have made a generous donation of £3,500 each to the Southern Trust and SANDs (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity) in memory of their baby Chloe Rosie who they sadly lost in May. They would like to thank all of those who made donations to their Just Giving Page, Car […]

Local athletes race ahead in Cross Country League

Young athletes from St. Patrick’s PS, Crossmaglen were racing to the finish line at the second round of the 2018/2019 Flahavan’s Porridge Primary School Cross Country League, which took place at Palace Stables in Armagh. Keelin Bellew finished first in the boys’ fun run and Lyndsey Kelly finished third in the girls’ race.      […]

New Pay and Display Parking at Daisy Hill

A new Pay and Display Car Park will open at the main entrance at Daisy Hill Hospital on Monday 4 February. Car Park C is directly opposite the main entrance, situated between the Mental Health Building and Clanrye House.     The new arrangements have been put in place to help patients accessing the new […]

Byrne calls for greater devolution to local councils

Local Councillor Pete Byrne has reiterated his call for local Councils to be given greater responsibility in the absence of a Stormont Assembly, effectively giving more power to local people. He made the comments following the meeting of the NILGA Central – Local Government Political Forum which reconvened last week.     Speaking to Newry […]

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