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Archive for: January, 2019

Newry runner Patricia finishes in second place in 10k Grand Prix

A runner from Newry has finished runner-up out of over 800 registered runners in one of Northern Ireland’s most prestigious series of 10-kilometre running races. Patricia Brown, 60, a member of Newry City Runners, finished in 2nd place in the 2018 Novosco 10k Grand Prix.     The winners of the third annual Novosco 10k […]

‘Workplace must be welcoming environment for all’ – Fearon

Sinn Féin MLA Megan Fearon has said the workplace must be a welcoming and inclusive environment for everyone. The party’s Equality spokesperson was commenting after four companies from the north were included in the ‘Stonewall Workplace Equality Index’ of LGBT-inclusive employers.     Speaking to Newry Times, Fearon said, “The Stonewall Index highlights that attitudes […]

3.5 million taxpayers have less than one week left to file their tax returns

More than 3.5 million customers have just one week left to complete their Self Assessment tax returns and pay any tax owed, warns HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).  The deadline to complete a 2017/18 tax return online is 11.59pm on 31 January, and last year more than 93% of customers filed their returns by the […]

Bessbrook estate residents ‘at breaking point’

Newry Mourne and Down Councillor Roisin Mulgrew has said that urgent action needs to be taken to halt the ongoing serious antisocial behaviour and criminal activities taking place at Dobson’s Way Estate near Bessbrook. The most recent incident resulted in a wall being deliberately demolished.     The local Councillor said that the vast majority […]

Start a new saving habit in 2019 and get a 50% boost

More than 2,782 people in Northern Ireland have signed up to the government’s new saving account – Help to Save – depositing £273,770.93. A new tool in the HMRC app is available which lets savers set their own savings goals and personal reminders, to keep on track and maximise bonuses.     The account offers […]

Last call to find Newry’s top business leaders

Business leaders from the Newry area are being urged to enter this year’s Institute of Directors (IoD) Northern Ireland Director of the Year Awards, with limited time remaining before the 1 February deadline. The awards, sponsored by First Trust Bank, seek to honour the best performing directors in the private, public and third sectors across […]

Newry Councillor calls for fly-tipping clampdown in city

Newry SDLP Councillor Michael Savage has said that fly-tipping is getting out of control in the city and has called for a clampdown on those responsible. Councillor Savage made the comments as Council staff had to clear two major areas of fly-tipping this week across the city.     Speaking to Newry Times, he said, […]

Local young mums graduate from Family Nurse Partnership programme

A group of local, young and first time mothers recently graduated from the Family Nurse Partnership programme with the Southern Trust. The mothers who signed up to the programme in 2016 also celebrated the milestone of their babies’ second birthdays at the event which was supported by the Department of Health, the Public Health Agency […]

Helping hand to set up new businesses

More than 200,000 new businesses have used a new one-stop cross-government service allowing new start-ups to register their company and also register for tax at the same time.  The Streamlined Company Registration Service, which has been set up in a collaboration between HMRC and Companies House, will ease the burdens on new businesses, enabling them […]

NI Water’s Mourne Wall team awarded prestigious engineering award

NI Water’s project team working on the Mourne Wall Restoration Project have been awarded the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Sustainability Award for their work on the restoration of the 100-year-old Mourne Wall. The biennial ICE Sustainability Award is presented to a project that demonstrates sustainability through innovation.     Receiving the award at the […]

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