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Archive for: March, 2019

4 Awards for Health Care Staff at NI Health Care Awards

Health Professionals from the Southern Health and Social Care Trust have been recognised amongst the best in Northern Ireland at the recent Healthcare Awards ceremony. The Awards, now in their twentieth year, recognise projects and professionals that set the benchmark for industry excellence.     They recognise team members that have gone that extra mile […]

Introduction of new licensing scheme for Houses in Multiple Occupation

A new licensing scheme aimed at improving conditions for occupiers and addressing issues that can affect neighbourhoods will be introduced for Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO’s) from 1 April 2019. The licensing scheme will be the responsibility of local councils as the HMO regulatory function will transfer from the Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE) to […]

Autism NI Newry Support Group praised

Slieve Gullion Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Larkin dropped in recently with the Newry & Mourne AutismNI Support Group for a cup of coffee, a chat and to offer advice and help if needed. Cllr Larkin said, “This local group hold monthly support meetings in Newry where a number of therapies are available for children with […]

Free support for everyone to improve their digital skills

On Thursday 11 April 2019, hundreds of business volunteers will be poised and ready to provide FREE IT taster sessions, helping anyone who wishes to get online for the first time, or those who wish to improve their knowledge and skills. The sessions will help people with the Internet in general, email, social media and […]

Translink customers “should consider alternative ticket options” following fare increase

Following the recent announcement by Translink that fares are due to increase across many of its bus and rail services on 1 April 2019, The Consumer Council is advising all passengers to consider what is the best value ticket option for their journey. Speaking about the announcement, Richard Williams, Head of Transport at The Consumer […]

Autism Awareness Training for local people and businesses

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust’s Autism Service is hosting their first Autism Awareness Training for local people and businesses to avail of. The event will take place on Wednesday 3 April 2019 at Armagh Planetarium from 10:30am – 12:30pm.     Paul Morgan, Director of Children and Young People said, “This is a […]

Making Tax Digital – is your business ready?

Only one per cent of businesses in Northern Ireland have so far signed up to a new and easier way of keeping business records and submitting digital VAT returns – before its introduction from April. Nearly 400 businesses in Northern Ireland have signed up early to the new service – Making Tax Digital – which […]

More arrests by PSNI following Newry and Bessbrook searches

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Detectives from PSNI Organised Crime Unit have arrested two people in Banbridge as part of an ongoing investigation into organised crime. The arrests are part of an ongoing proactive investigation into an Organised Crime Gang.      Officers have conducted a number of searches in the Bessbrook and Newry areas since January 2019. A number […]

Newry Council Chairman launches 66 mile charity walk

Councillor Mark Murnin, Chairman of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council is to walk 66 miles across the district in a 3-day event this May to raise funds for his 3 chosen charities. The Chairman’s Walk is a new initiative by Councillor Murnin as his year in office nears closure.     The 3-day event […]

New electronic letters introduced at Daisy Hill Hospital

Craigavon and Daisy Hill Hospitals have introduced a new electronic way to send important patient information to GPs much more quickly. The Southern Trust was the first in Northern Ireland to introduce an electronic system to improve safety and timeliness of discharging patients from its acute hospitals.     The system has now been developed […]

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