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Last call for vaccination centre first doses | Newry Times

Last call for vaccination centre first doses - Newry Times - newry local newspaper

Northern Ireland’s seven regional vaccination centres will close for first dose of COVID-19 vaccines this weekend.     Issuing a call out to anyone who is unvaccinated, Health Minister Robin Swann, said, “Our vaccination centres have done a fantastic job in rolling out the vaccination programme and will continue to administer second doses throughout August. […]

Urgent appeal: Public support required with hospital discharges | Newry Times

Urgent appeal - Public support required with hospital discharges - Newry Times - newry news live

Patients and their families are being urged to support timely discharge from hospitals as our health service continues to deal with severe bed pressures due to the escalating demands of Covid-19.     Our Health and Care Services remain under serious pressure.     Our hospitals are working beyond capacity at present with many very […]

Hazzard welcomes green light for Down GAA Centre of Excellence | Newry Times

Hazzard welcomes green light for Down GAA 'Centre of Excellence' - Newry Times - down gaa - newry sports news

Sinn Féin MP Chris Hazzard has welcomed the decision by Newry, Mourne and Down Council to grant planning permission for Down GAA’s ‘Centre of Excellence’ at Ballykinlar.     The South Down MP also paid tribute to Down GAA and Council officials who have “worked tirelessly” behind the scenes for many months to reach this […]

HSC staff car parking to resume normal service | Newry Times

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Health Minister Robin Swann is extending free car parking for HSC staff until 31 August after which time normal charging will resume.     The Minister said, “Free car parking for HSC staff was introduced in March 2020 at a time when Northern Ireland was feeling the first impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.      […]

Update on Vaccine Certification Service and COVIDCert NI App | Newry Times

Update on Vaccine Certification Service and COVIDCert NI App - Newry Times - covid19 coronavirus newry news today

Work is ongoing to resolve the issues with the Northern Ireland COVID Certification Service and COVIDCert NI.     A further announcement will be made later today.     The service will be returned in a phased and managed way. It will be strictly limited to specific dates of travel, at any particular time, while […]

NI attitudes to saving money ‘transformed by pandemic’ | Newry Times

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The COVID-19 pandemic has heralded something of a transformation in Northern Ireland’s attitude to saving money, new research suggests.     Ulster Bank surveyed 1,000 people across Northern Ireland about their attitudes to budgeting and saving.     The survey found that 63% of people in Northern Ireland see saving money as more important now […]

Stormont play park ‘Quiet Hour’ launched | Newry Times

Murphy launches Stormont play park ‘Quiet Hour’ - Newry Times - newry news facebook

Finance Minister Conor Murphy has announced a special ‘Quiet Hour’ at the Mo Mowlam Playpark on the Stormont Estate, making the facilities more inclusive for all.     The play park is designed for children of all abilities and includes a dedicated sensory area.     It will now be opened one hour earlier each […]

Open University take the lead in student satisfaction in Northern Ireland | Newry Times

Open University take the lead in student satisfaction in Northern Ireland - Newry Times - news newry co down

The Open University (OU) has been ranked no.1 university for Overall Student Satisfaction in Northern Ireland for the seventeenth year in a row in the National Student Survey (NSS) results.     The NSS is an annual survey of nearly half a million final year students across the UK.     It is their opportunity […]

Newry sees 60% surge for motorhomes | Newry Times

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Research shows Northern Ireland is the land of motorhomes with the highest UK demand for motorhome insurance premiums and Newry has seen a 60% surge for motorhomes.     Although demand for motorhome insurance was down by 21% in Northern Ireland across the pandemic, the first five months of 2021 have bucked the trend, with […]

500 local mums-to-be take part in Baby Zoom | Newry Times

500 local mums-to-be take part in Baby Zoom - Newry Times - local news newry

Almost 500 mums-to-be and their birthing partners have spent the past 12 months learning about birth education via video link.     When the pandemic first stuck last year, our maternity team in the Southern Trust had to consider alternative ways of how they could run their antenatal and parenting education classes.     The […]

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