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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 […]

Newry community invited to remember local deaths

Newry community invited to remember local COVID-19 pandemic deaths - Daisy Hill Hospital Newry - Newry news

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust is inviting the wider community to join them as they remember everyone who has died before, or during the COVID-19 pandemic.       As we cannot come together in person, a short time of reflection will be posted on the Trust’s Facebook page, Twitter page, and Instagram […]

Ready, steady, file: less than 100 days left to Self Assess

Ready, steady, file: 100 days left to Self Assess - Newry business news

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is reminding Self Assessment customers that there are just 100 days left to complete their tax return ahead of the deadline on 31 January 2021.     Each year, around 11 million customers complete a Self Assessment tax return.     Customers can complete their 2019-20 tax return at any […]

Police issue scam warning after spate of recent incidents

Police issue scam warning after spate of recent scams - Newry police - Co Down news online

Police are urging people across Northern Ireland to be extra vigilant following a spate of scams.     Speaking to Newry Times, Chief Superintendent Simon Walls said, “The threat of fraud, both online and offline, against the public is a constant focus for us and yesterday saw several incidents reported. “So I want to plead […]

Finance Minister Conor Murphy calls for more financial control

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The Finance Minister has called on the British Government to give the Executive greater control of its finances.     Responding to the British Secretary of State’s call for the Executive to “take greater responsibility for its finances” Conor Murphy said, “The British Government recently abandoned its commitment to a three-year budget which would have […]


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