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Archive for: June, 2019

‘Alarming’ drug paraphernalia find in Bessbrook

Sinn Féin Councillor Roisin Mulgrew has described the finding of drug paraphernalia in the Acorn Hill area of Bessbrook as extremely alarming. The local Councillor said, “This news is extremely alarming. As a community we want our children to experience the freedom of the summer holidays and the brighter nights and I share the revulsion […]

Barcroft Street resurface works “to be completed”

Newry Councillor Liz Kimmins has said confirmation from the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) that the resurfacing of 4th Street in Barcroft will be completed by the end of this financial year is welcome news for local residents, pedestrians and motorists. The Sinn Féin Councillor said, “This road surface was in a terrible state and its […]

Concern expressed about recent spate of Newry robberies

Chairperson Of Newry Mourne and Down Council Charlie Casey has expressed his concern after a recent number of robberies in Newry. The Sinn Féin representative urged vigilance and told Newry Times, “There have unfortunately been a recent spate of robberies in the Dominic Street and Raymond Kelly  Park vicinities.     “An elderly couple home […]

‘Action needed to address carers loneliness’ – Bradley

Minister Ní Chuilín announces £145m to help people own their own home - Newry news

Local SDLP MLA Sinead Bradley has said the findings of new research which show that one in three unpaid carers in Northern Ireland experience constant loneliness demand a response from political leaders. The South Down MLA, who has undertaken significant work on loneliness with Voluntary and Community sector organisations, said,     “The findings of […]

Take off to Festival of Flight with Translink

Make smart moves to Newcastle Festival of Flight on 21 June 2019 and enjoy stress free summer travel either by using Translink’s special £19 Family and Friends ticket offering unlimited bus and rail day travel across NI for up to 2 adults and 4 children.  Translink is also putting on a free shuttle bus aimed […]

Money taken during Newry burglary

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following the report of a burglary at a house in the Dominic Street area of Newry. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Constable Woolsey said, “It was reported that sometime between 10:45am and 11:50am on Thursday afternoon, 6 June, entry was gained to the property and a sum of money was […]

Search is on for Newry’s young filmmakers

The search is now on for Newry’s talented young filmmakers of the future. Schools and film clubs across Northern Ireland are being encouraged to get creative and submit entries for the prestigious Into Film Awards 2020.     Marking its sixth exciting year, the Into Film Awards set out to find the most talented filmmakers, […]

‘Chef of the Future’ set to be revealed at Newry Business Awards

A group of hopeful chefs are one step closer to discovering who will be named Chef of the Future; a new initiative for the hospitality industry organised by Henderson Foodservice with support from Newry Chamber of Commerce. Following an intensive day of cookery challenges and hot competition, four rising stars from across the borough were […]

‘Over 75s need not take immediate action’, says TV Licensing

TV Licensing customers over 75 will remain covered by a free TV licence until 31 May 2020 Following the BBC’s policy announcement on the future of the over 75s TV Licence fee, TV Licensing is advising customers currently receiving a free licence that they need not take any immediate action and that they will be […]

Newry pupils demonstrate eco credentials on World Environment Day

Pupils from across Northern Ireland attended a special awards ceremony at Belfast City Hall to celebrate 10 years of the Translink Eco Schools Travel Challenge. Taking place on World Environment Day during Translink’s Bus + Train Week, the awards recognize local pupil efforts to use more sustainable travel options for the journey to and from […]

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