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“We want them all!” – Newry Councillor wants Civic Centre, City Park and Arts and Theatre Complex

Newry Sinn Féin Councillor Roisin Mulgrew has said that her party is committed to the regeneration of Newry and says projects like the new Arts and Theatre complex, the new Civic Centre and 15 acre City Park are key to this.     The Newry City Councillor was commenting on a motion going to Council […]

Killeavy named Castle Hotel of the Year at Irish Hotel Awards

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The award comes as hotel reopens on its first anniversary. Killeavy Castle Estate has won the coveted All Island Award of Castle Hotel of the Year 2020 at the Irish Hotel Awards. The Estate, which has just opened its doors for the second time in its first year, took the title after being rigorously inspected […]

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Clap for the NHS this Sunday

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Health Minister Robin Swann has urged everyone in Northern Ireland to take part in the nationwide applause for the NHS on its 72nd birthday on Sunday, 5 July. Embed from Getty Images The Minister said the planned 5.00 pm tribute is especially significant given the sacrifices health and social care staff have made during the […]

Minister Ní Chuilín provides £10million to Co-Ownership

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Communities Minister Carál Ní Chuilín has allocated £10million to enable Co-Ownership to reopen to new customers. Co-Ownership is the Department’s main delivery partner for affordable housing.     It offers people the opportunity to enter homeownership through its products Co-Own and Rent to Own. Co-Ownership paused the processing of new applications on 24 March 2020 […]

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Newry Translink staff support communities in need  

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Translink staff at Newry Bus Station have responded to the COVID-19 emergency by supporting Fermanagh Women’s Aid.  The team of Translink staff presented a cheque for £571 to staff at Fermanagh’s Women’s Aid in recognition of their hard work and commitment during the pandemic.     Speaking to Newry Times, Greg McLaughlin, Translink Service Delivery […]

£33m funding for zero-emissions maritime research project welcomed

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Economy Minister Diane Dodds has welcomed the UK Government announcement of £33.1million funding for a local maritime project to design and build zero-emissions ferries in Belfast. Embed from Getty Images   Led by Artemis Technologies Ltd, the ‘Decarbonisation of Maritime Transportation – a Return to Commercial Sailing’ project is one of seven projects to receive […]

Wedding reception cancelled? For better, for worse – know your rights

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The cancellation of a long-planned for wedding day is just one of the consequences of the current lockdown to combat the spread of the coronavirus. The Department for the Economy’s free consumer advice service, Consumerline, has been receiving complaints from disappointed couples who have seen their big day dreams dashed, only to encounter further unhappiness […]

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: SPAR stitches up a plan for the Big Community Sew

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SPAR and EUROSPAR NI, NI Scrubs and Business in the Community have announced a collaborative partnership through the Business Response Network to make and distribute 20,000 face covering for local communities. Speaking to Newry Times, Angeline Murphy from the NI Big Community Sew explained, “The stitching mission all started with NI Scrubs, where over 26,000 […]

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Libraries praised for their work during lockdown

Communities Minister Carál Ní Chuilín has confirmed that current restrictions on libraries will be relaxed to allow their reopening in a manner which maximises safety for the public and staff. Embed from Getty Images   The Executive this week confirmed the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (NI) Regulations 2020 will be lifted to allow libraries to […]

Get More Space at Your Place with Natural Gas

Homeowners in Northern Ireland could reclaim up to 75 square feet of space in their homes just by upgrading their old oil heating system to natural gas according to firmus energy. The natural gas company says that creating additional space at home is a relatively easy process allowing home-owners additional space to create a much-needed […]

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