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Johnson’s Coffee Lisburn: Perfect Blends. Expertly Roasted

Less than 9 miles from Belfast and around 30 miles from Newry is Lisburn.  Both Newry and Lisburn were granted city status in 2002, both are popular shopping destinations and both enjoy a great coffee culture. Lisburn’s coffee culture is personified by one family in particular, the Johnsons, who first roasted coffee in Ireland in […]

Newry Three Ways youth raise funds for local charities

Three Ways Youth Project has recently delivered a number of fundraising initiatives as a way of ‘giving back’ for the support they have received from local funders and groups towards their personal and social development journey, raising a fantastic £764.00 for Macmillan Cancer and Cancer Fund for Children. The project has been in existence for […]

NI Water’s Top 10 water saving tips

NI Water is launching a new campaign calling on customers to be Smarter with their Water and to adopt lifelong habits to help protect the environment and look after our most precious of resources – water. NI Water’s Environmental Outreach & Learning Officer, Anna Killen, explained how we can save water by looking at everyday […]

Newry police urge parents to keep an eye on kid’s internet use

During the school holidays, many children may be spending more time online than they normally do. Whilst the internet can be great for learning, communicating and playing, there are many ways that children and young people can be contacted and exploited online.   Article continues below Detective Chief Inspector Gary McDonald from PSNI’s Public Protection […]

One-stop Diabetes Clinic for Newry’s young people

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has hosted its second ‘one-stop’ health and information clinic for young people aged 16-20 with Type 1 Diabetes. The clinic was held following fantastic feedback from all the young people, health care professionals and external agencies who attended the pilot event last year. Article continues below Around 50 […]

New Healthcare Assistant job opportunities for unemployed

Belfast based Macklin Care Homes is offering unemployed people job opportunities following completion of a four-week Bridge to Employment training programme. The company, in association with the Department for the Economy (DfE) and Belfast Met, has developed a training programme to provide trainees with an ONC NI Level 2 Award in Vocational Skills on the […]

Parents urged to “think carefully” about leaving children home alone

The NSPCC has urged parents to think carefully before leaving their children unsupervised during the school holidays, after seeing a 21 per cent rise in contacts across the UK about the issue last summer. As the summer holidays continue for pupils in Northern Ireland, the child protection charity has revealed specialist practitioners on its helpline […]

Appeal for witnesses after ‘invasion of family home’

Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Larkin has called for anyone who may have witnessed suspicious activity outside Meigh on Tuesday morning, 23 July, to contact himself or the police. The local Councillor made his appeal after a home was broken into and ransacked. Article continues below The Sinn Féin representative told Newry Times, “Sometime after 10 […]

‘Hard reality will soon dawn on Boris Johnston’ – Newry MLA

SDLP Assembly Member for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty has said that the new British Prime Minister will soon have to confront the reality that the Brexit impasse “will not be resolved with a bullish ****-a-hoop attitude”. Speaking to Newry Times, McNulty said, ‘This week we witnessed the changing of the guard of the Tory […]

Pharmacies currently offering Care in the Sun advice

Over 500 pharmacies across Northern Ireland are currently offering advice to patients and customers on how they can stay safe in the sun. This is part of the new Living Well service which offers advice to pharmacy visitors on public health issues. Article continues below There are two elements to Living Well. Firstly, opportunistic interventions […]

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