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Archive for: January, 2020

Newry women urged to get smear test

SDLP Health spokesperson, Sinead Bradley MLA has urged local women to prioritise their smear test.   Speaking to Newry Times, the South Down MLA said, “An average of 83 women across the North are diagnosed every year with cervical cancer, with approximately 20 women losing their life per year. Article continues below “Research from the […]

Coffee Morning raises £950 for Hospice

The annual coffee morning in Crossmaglen Community Centre which took place just before Christmas raised £950 for the Southern Area Hospice. It was hosted by local Sinn Féin members. Article continues below Speaking at the cheque presentation to Gerry Doherty, a Hospice Volunteer, Councillor Terry thanked all who had helped make the Coffee morning such […]

‘Department considering Sanctuary Scheme for victims of domestic violence’ – Communities Minister

Communities Minister, Deirdre Hargey MLA, has said the Department is considering a Sanctuary Scheme for victims of domestic violence. A Sanctuary Scheme is a multi-agency victim-centred scheme aimed at enabling victims to remain as safe as possible in their own homes through the provision of support and enhanced protection. Article continues below Sanctuary Schemes should […]

Newry man awarded ‘Sports Nutrition Award’

Newry native Conor McCrink has been named as the worthy recipient of the Dairy Council for Northern Ireland’s annual ‘Sports Nutrition Award’. The award is presented to the Ulster University student who has achieved the highest mark in their MSc in Sports and Exercise Nutrition course. Article continues below Through this award, the Dairy Council […]

Newry’s Sinead Bradley takes on SDLP Health Spokesperson role

Following a reshuffle of the SDLP’s Assembly and council team, local Sinead Bradley has been appointed as the Health spokesperson, and to serve on Health committee at Stormont. Welcoming her new role, the South Down MLA said, “I am excited to take on this new role and thank our party leader for his confidence in […]

Newry set for science showcase as festival comes to town

Newry is encouraged to celebrate the science of you, the universe and everything in-between as it plays host to the sixth annual NI Science Festival. Earlier this month the festival announced its programme, which boasts over 270 events taking place over 11 days in February (13-23) across Northern Ireland, with a selection of events scheduled […]

Newry accountants invited to join Tax Technical Network

Ahead of the potential raft of upcoming changes to UK tax legislation in the first post-Brexit budget on 11 March, a new network has been launched to help Newry accountants prepare. The Tax Technical Network, hosted by business advisory firm Grant Thornton, will bring professionals from practices across Northern Ireland together to learn best practice […]

‘Makaton Friendly Status’ for Newry Adult Learning Disability Team

The Southern Trust’s Newry and Mourne Adult Learning Disability team are celebrating after achieving ‘Makaton Friendly Status’. The award was presented to the team by the Makaton Charity in recognition of their efforts to promote Makaton and ensuring the locality team base at Drumcashel House, Newry is an inclusive, accessible communication friendly environment for all […]

Closing date extended to Business Development Groups Scheme

Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Minister, Edwin Poots, has extended the closing date for applications to the Business Development Groups (BDGs) Scheme, during a visit to CAFRE’s Greenmount Campus. Minister Poots said, “I am pleased to announce that the closing date for the BDGs Scheme has been extended by one week to 4pm on Friday […]

Dumping of tyres in Camlough housing estate a ‘disgusting act’

Sinn Féin Councillor Oonagh Magennis has said that those responsible for dumping a load of tyres on land in St Oliver Plunkett Park, Camlough, care nothing about the local residents and the annoyance such an act has caused. The local representative also confirmed that she had contacted the Council requesting them to lift the tyres […]

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