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Archive for: February, 2020

Ulster Bank helps Newry businesses access finance

Business owners seeking to access finance are being invited to a free networking event hosted by Ulster Bank Boost and Newry Chamber of Commerce. Taking place in the Canal Court Hotel on Tuesday, 25 February, the breakfast event will explore the many challenges and barriers business owners face when trying to access and finance and […]

Appeal for witnesses after hatchet-wielding masked burglar terrifies woman

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Detectives investigating an aggravated burglary in Castlewellan during the early hours of Saturday, 15 February are appealing  for witnesses and information. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Sergeant James Johnston said, “We received a report at approximately 5:15am that the female occupant of a property in the Mill Hill area was awakened by loud noises. Article […]

Intimidation of local Councillor condemned

Sinn Féin MLA Emma Rogan has condemned those responsible for graffiti targeting a local UUP Councillor. Speaking to Newry Times,  the South Down MLA said, “I unreservedly condemn those responsible for graffiti in South Down targeting unionist Councillor Alan Lewis who lives in our local community. Article continues below   “Everyone must be able to […]

Commitment to tackle Newry resident’s ‘continuing nightmare’ welcomed by local MLA

Newry and Armagh Sinn Féin MLA Liz Kimmins has said that a commitment from the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) to take swift action to address parking issues impacting on residents living in the Pool Lane and Thomas Street locality is welcome.     Speaking to Newry Times, the local MLA said, “After the most recent […]

Daisy Hill Hospital’s Direct Assessment Unit celebrates its first year

The Direct Assessment Unit at Daisy Hill Hospital has marked its first year in service. Receiving 2,871 referrals since it opened last February, the unit is having a really positive impact on patient care. Article continues below The £1million unit was one of the proposals agreed through the Daisy Hill Pathfinder Project to help sustain […]

New Prince’s Trust Youth Academy coming to Newry

A new opportunity for young people aged 16-30 to develop their employability skills and gain a qualification is coming to Newry. The Prince’s Trust Youth Academy will be taking place in the Magnet Young Adult Centre for eight weeks from 9 March. Article continues below During this personal development and employability programme young people will […]

Murphy outlines commitment to ensuring fair rates system

Finance Minister Conor Murphy has held a roundtable discussion with representative groups to discuss business rates, Reval2020 and the Business Rates Review. Speaking following the meeting, Minister Murphy said, “Today’s roundtable discussion was really useful to hear first-hand the views of a range of sectors ahead of the Regional Rate being set.  Article continues below […]

Newry farm receives Ulster Grassland Society Silage Cup 

Newry farmer Geoffrey Malcomson has been presented with the Ulster Grassland Society Silage Cup award at the recent Ulster Grassland Society Conference. Geoffrey Malcomson farms in Newry in partnership with his father Kenneth and mother Sheila, managing 130 cows on a predominantly autumn calving system. Article continues below The herd yields 8,500 litres with 4,000 […]

PwC Assured Skills Academy offers 20 high-quality training places

The Department for the Economy and PwC have launched a new PwC Future Business Assured Skills Academy offering 20 high-quality training places. Applications for a place on the Academy from people with a degree and an ambition to future proof their skill set are now open. Article continues below Successful participants will receive eight weeks […]

Newry City sewage and wastewater infrastructures a ’cause of great concern’

Newry City Councillor Roisin Mulgrew has expressed concern about the capability of the sewage and wastewater infrastructure for Newry to cope with future developments. The Sinn Féin representative was speaking after a presentation by NI Water to the Council and also confirmed that Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has agreed to examine the issue. Article continues […]

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