Archive for: October, 2020

Brain Injury Foundation and PIPS Hope and Support’s Halloween Fundraising Banter

Brain Injury Foundation and PIPS Hope and Support’s Halloween Fundraising Banter - What's On Newry

PIPS Hope and Support have teamed up with The Brain Injury Foundation (BIF) for a virtual Halloween fundraising challenge.     The local charities aim to bring about some fun whilst many social events and daily routines have been impacted by the recent restrictions.     The challenge consists of supporters videoing themselves dancing to […]

Dodds announces another 20 high-quality training places

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Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced a new PwC Assured Skills Academy offering 20 high-quality training places to people with degrees.     Focussing on Future Business Skills, the Assured Skills Academy will see participants receive industry-relevant pre-employment training at Belfast Met.     Participants who complete the training will gain industry-recognised qualifications and are […]

Finance Minister Conor Murphy welcomes changes to Job Support Scheme

Finance Minister Conor Murphy welcomes changes to Job Support Scheme - newry headlines - newry city business

Finance Minister Conor Murphy has welcomed changes to the Job Support Scheme and increased help for the self-employed.     Responding to the Chancellor’s announcement, Conor Murphy said, “For many employers their biggest concern has been wage costs.     “I have been pressing the Chancellor and Treasury to review the Job Support Scheme and […]

Southern Trust launches new drive-through blood testing service

Southern Trust Newry New drive through blood testing service - Newry news online

The Southern Trust has launched a new drive-through blood testing service, reducing the need for patients to attend hospital.     Phlebotomy – the procedure to take blood – usually from a vein in the arm, is used to diagnose many medical conditions.     Patients are often asked to go for a blood test […]

Cash register taken during Hilltown burglary

Newry restaurant burglary in Merchant's Quay - Newry news

Detectives in Newry are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at a filling station in Newry.     The burglary took place on the Rathfriland Road area of Hilltown on Wednesday, 28 October.     Police said they believed it took place at approximately 12.30 am. Entry was forced into the premises and the cash […]

Fireworks placed in Newry letterboxes “needs to stop” – Newry City Councillor

Councillor appeals for dangerous behaviour to stop - Newry fireworks - Newry newspapers

Councillor Roisin Mulgrew has said that reports of fireworks being placed in the letterboxes of Newry homes was a great cause of concern and she has appealed for the activities to cease.     The Sinn Féin Councillor said she was contacted by “a number of distressed residents”.     She said the Chanellors Road, […]

£7.5million allocated for re-opening of Tier 1 of FBIS Capital

£7.5million allocated for re-opening of Tier 1 of FBIS Capital - Newry newspapers

The third tranche of Tier 1 of the Farm Business Improvement Scheme – Capital (FBIS-C), will open for applications on 2 November 2020, Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots MLA has announced.     £7.5million has been allocated for this tranche of Tier 1, which supports smaller-scale investments to improve the sustainability of farm businesses.      […]

Newry MLA welcomes further support for culture and arts sector

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Sinn Féin MLA Sinead Ennis has welcomed the announcement by Communities Minister Carál Ní Chuilín that a further £15.75 million will be released to support the culture and arts sector.     The Sinn Féin Culture, Arts and Sports spokesperson said, “Today’s announcement that a further £15.75m will be released to support the culture, languages, […]

Children’s services a key priority – Swann

Children’s services a key priority - Swann - Newry News - Newry Times - Breaking news Newry, Newry Newspaper, Latest News Newry, Newry headlines

Ensuring children are safe and receiving the care they need during the present pandemic must be a key priority for society, Health Minister Robin Swann has said.     Outlining a range of initiatives undertaken by his Department the Minister said, “I am acutely aware that Covid-19, and the public health measures we’ve had to […]

Vehicles, money and tobacco taken in spate of overnight burglaries in Newry

Vehicles, money and tobacco taken in spate of overnight burglaries in Newry - Newry news headlines

Newry police are appealing for information following the report of a series of burglaries at a number of premises overnight.     Two garages on the Forkhill Road and one on the Dublin Road were targeted.     In addition, an office building at Edward Street, Newry was also targeted. The incidents happened sometime between […]

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