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Archive for: June, 2019

Southern Trust raising awareness of insulin safety during Diabetes Week

To mark diabetes week (10-14 June) the Southern Health and Social Care Trust is raising awareness of the importance of insulin safety amongst staff, patients and carers.  Throughout the week, the Trust’s Diabetes and Pharmacy teams will be promoting insulin safety and sharing good practice amongst staff across its community and hospital services.      […]

New job opportunities for unemployed with blind manufacturing company

Lisburn manufacturing company Decora Blind Systems Ltd is offering unemployed people (18 yrs+) job opportunities following completion of an intensive three-week Bridge to Employment training programme. In association with the Department for the Economy, the company has developed a training programme designed to provide trainees with a sound understanding of the tasks involved in working […]

Slieve Gullion hosts annual Footsteps in the Forest Festival

Slieve Gullion Forest Park welcomed thousands of young magical fairies, witches and giant hunters on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June 2019 as Newry, Mourne & Down District Council hosted its annual Footsteps in the Forest Festival.  The annual festival, supported by Tourism Northern Ireland, was free for all the family with artists, musicians and […]

Newry businesswoman Sheila Chambers receives MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours

She founded one of Newry’s leading businesses, creating much-needed employment and leading the way for other female entrepreneurs in Northern Ireland, and now Sheila Chambers has been recognised with an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Awarded each year during the month of June as part of Queen Elizabeth II’s official birthday celebrations, the Birthday […]

Deloitte Assured Skills Academy offering 24 high quality training places for graduates

A brand new Deloitte Assured Skills Academy is offering 24 graduates the opportunity to gain the skills needed for a career in business consultancy using the latest technology and software. Funded by the Department for the Economy, the new Enterprise Transformation Academy will deliver nine weeks of industry-relevant pre-employment training at Belfast Metropolitan College, covering […]

Calling all Newry musicians: Are you the best busker in NI?

The search is on for local musicians to take part in The Great Belfast Busk Off on Saturday 6 July. Last year’s winners (pictured above) were Newry duo ‘Paul and the Meanie’ who used the prize of studio time and 100 CDs to create a set of demo tracks.     If you think you […]

Permanent Secretary officially opens Daisy Hill’s new Direct Assessment Unit

The Permanent Secretary of the Department for Health, Mr Richard Pengelly has officially opened the new Direct Assessment Unit at Daisy Hill Hospital. The Direct Assessment Unit was one of the proposals agreed through the Daisy Hill Pathfinder Project to help sustain and develop unscheduled care services for the Newry and Mourne population.     […]

Breakthrough controls stop phone fraudsters spoofing HMRC

New defensive controls deployed by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have put an end to fraudster’s spoofing the tax authority’s most recognisable helpline numbers. Fraudsters have increasingly mimicked legitimate HMRC helpline numbers (often beginning with 0300) in order to dupe taxpayers and steal money.     Last year alone, HMRC received over 100,000 phone scam […]

Warrenpoint Port volunteers join coastals clean up

Rubbish including fast food waste, plastic and glass bottles, a discarded oil can and even a baby walker, were among the items collected by volunteers from Warrenpoint Port during a clean up around the town’s beaches and coastline. Port staff were joined by customers and their family and friends for the coastal clean up which […]

Northern Ireland’s top environmental concerns revealed

Head of DAERA’s Environment, Marine and Fisheries Group, David Small, has welcomed the latest environmental statistics which show Northern Ireland’s household recycling rate has increased to over 48%, whilst landfill rates are the lowest ever recorded.   The figures released from the Northern Ireland Environmental Statistics report also reveal that illegal dumping of waste continues to […]

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