Archive for: November, 2020

Newry student Chloe flies high at 3EN

Newry woman CHLOE FLIES HIGH AT 3EN - Newry business news

The impact of COVID-19 has been deeply felt by everyone in Northern Ireland, but one of the groups that have been particularly disadvantaged by the pandemic are the students who were destined to be tomorrow’s business leaders.     Withdrawn job offers, cancelled graduate programmes and a sharp decline in employment opportunities have hit the […]

Public engagement events for consultation on new Substance Use Strategy

Additional public engagement events announced for consultation on new Substance Use Strategy - Newry Times

The Department of Health has announced two additional public engagement events as part of the ongoing proposals for a new Substance Use Strategy.     The two events will take place on Tuesday 1 December at 10 am and Thursday 10 December at 2 pm.     Due to the ongoing pandemic, these events will […]

Newry shoppers urged to buy a virtual gift for Self Help Africa this Christmas

Co Down shoppers urged to buy a virtual gift for Self Help Africa this Christmas - SHA_LifetimeGiftsBicycle - Newry newspapers

With the countdown to Christmas now well underway, seasonal shoppers in Newry and Mourne are being invited to give gifts that can have a lasting impact, both at home and amongst some of the poorest communities in the world.     As we turn our thoughts in this most challenging year to the festive presents […]

Minister provides update on planned Covid-19 vaccination programme

Coronavirus Covid19 Newry news online - COVID-19 Newry

Preparations are well underway to begin the roll-out of a Covid-19 vaccination programme from next month, Health Minister Robin Swann has stated.     Regulatory approval has not yet been issued for any vaccine, so any planning will inevitably be provisional in nature at this stage.     The vaccination programme will be on a […]

“Let’s make the most of the circuit breaker” – Health Minister

Minister Swann - Newry news

The Health Minister Robin Swann has urged everyone to take the opportunity offered by the two-week circuit breaker to drive down the rate of Covid-19 infection and ensure a safer Christmas for families.     Mr Swann made it clear that by taking responsibility for our actions, we can achieve maximum benefit from the next […]

Mallon opens £5m financial assistance scheme for Private Coach and Bus Operators

Coronavirus Covid19 Newry 188

Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has opened a £5m financial assistance scheme for Private Coach and Bus Operators.     Eligible private coach and bus operators will receive £8,000 for the first vehicle and £4,450 for each additional vehicle in their fleet or their actual loss for the period April to September if the loss is […]

Covid-19 related deaths: 100 more deaths as grim death total rises to 1,333

Covid-19 related deaths - 100 more deaths as grim death total rises to 1,333 - Coronavirus COVID-19 Newry - Newry News

Latest figures published today by NISRA show that 100 deaths involving Covid-19 occurred in the last week from 14 to 20 November, and the total Covid-19 related deaths figure has now reached 1,333.     Of this total, 789 (59.2%) deaths took place in a hospital, 447 (33.5%) in care homes, nine (0.7%) in hospices […]

Cannabis vaping warning issued

Cannabis vaping warning issued by PHA Northern Ireland - Newry newspapers

The Public Health Agency has received information regarding incidents involving young people suspected of vaping a liquid form of cannabis through e-cigarettes.     All drugs, whether illegal drugs or prescription medication, carry risks. The PHA strongly recommends that you do not take anything unless it has been prescribed to you by a medical professional […]

Newry police call for witnesses after road traffic collision

psni crossmaglen accident - newry news

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a fatal road traffic collision.     The collision happened in the Blaney Road area of Crossmaglen.     Newry police said it took place in the early hours of Sunday 23 August. The collision resulted in the untimely death of 40-year-old Michael Kirk. Police are keen […]

Boylan concerned over Brexit insurance green cards

Boylan concerned over Brexit insurance green cards - Newry Irish border - NI news

Sinn Féin MLA and Infrastructure spokesperson Cathal Boylan has expressed deep concern over uncertainty regarding cross border car insurance cover after 31 December.     The Newry and Armagh MLA stated, “We are nearly a month away from being dragged out of the EU and we still have no clarity over exactly what impact this […]

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