Archive for: September, 2020

Northern Ireland to take part in major UK COVID-19 vaccine trial

Coronavirus Covid19 vaccine Newry headlines

Health Minister Robin Swann has announced that Northern Ireland has been chosen as one of the regions to take part in a major UK trial of a potential vaccine to help in the fight against COVID-19.     It is hoped that up to 350 volunteers from Northern Ireland will participate in the trial, which […]

NI beef farmers granted access to US market for first time in 20 years

For the first time in 20 years, beef from Northern Ireland will soon be available in the USA after two local beef processors were granted access to the US market.     Foyle Food Group (Foyle Campsie) and WD Meats have been listed as meat plants eligible to export meat to the United States.   […]

HSC Workforce Appeal recognised nationally

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An appeal to boost Northern Ireland’s health and social care workforce during the Covid-19 pandemic has been shortlisted for a UK-wide award.   Embed from Getty Images   The Department of Health worked in partnership with HealthSectorTalent on the campaign which has now been shortlisted in the Excellence in Public Service HR category of the […]

Newry company Gray Design on growth path after contract successes

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Newry Architecture firm, Gray Design, have set their sights on future growth across key Belfast and Dublin markets after a sustained period of contract successes.     Newry man Barry Gray, who set up the business in 2005 with fellow Director Colin Dalton, said, “Our team worked throughout lockdown as we were focused on delivering […]

Local MP urges Westminster parties to “protect Good Friday Agreement”

Northern Ireland Brexit, Chris Hazzard Sinn Fein - Newry news

Sinn Féin MP Chris Hazzard has written to the leaders of the main political parties at Westminster to outline “the huge damage the British government’s Internal Market Bill would do to the Good Friday Agreement”.     The Sinn Féin Brexit spokesperson said, “The British government have been blatant in their intention to break international […]

Northern Ireland businesses urged to access Brexit support

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Economy Minister Diane Dodds has encouraged businesses across Northern Ireland to access NI Brexit and EU Exit support from Invest Northern Ireland and InterTradeIreland.     The NI Brexit resources on offer to help prepare for the end of the EU Exit transition period include online Brexit tools, webinars and EU Exit support vouchers. NI […]

Police appeal for information about death of 40-year-old man

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Police continue to appeal for information about the death of 40-year-old Michael Kirk.     Officers are appealing for witnesses and information following the fatal road traffic collision in the Blaney Road area of Crossmaglen.     The collision took place in the early hours of Sunday 23 August 2020. Police are keen to speak […]

New Social Work Service for Newry GP Practices

New Social Work Service for Local GP Practices - Newry news

The Southern Trust has appointed five Social Workers to work alongside local GP Practice teams, working in Partnership with Newry and District GP Federation.       This is the latest phase of the ‘Multi-Disciplinary Teams’ (MDT) initiative which aims to promote improved physical health, mental health and social wellbeing in local communities.     […]

Opportunities for young people in Newry with Tesco and The Prince’s Trust

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The Prince’s Trust and Tesco Get into Retail programme returns to Newry this autumn, offering work experience and training opportunities to young people aged 16 – 30.     Get into Retail is a training and mentoring scheme that gives young people aged 16-30, not currently in full-time employment, education or training, the skills, experience […]

Independent audit describes Newry’s CRASH Services as ‘best in class’

Jonathan McKeown - CRASH Services - NI accident management company - Newry business news

CRASH Services, Northern Ireland’s leading accident management company, have spoken of their delight after an independent external audit of their vehicle repair and hire management practices described the Belfast, Newry and Derry/Londonderry based company as ‘best in class’.     Independent auditors from Fusion Management Support Limited carried out the review of the claims handling […]

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