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Drugs, cars and large sum of money seized by Newry PSNI | News in Newry

Drugs, cars and large sum of money seized by Newry PSNI | News in Newry - newry court news

Officers from District Support Team (DST) in South Area, assisted by Slieve Gullion Neighbourhood Team officers, carried out a proactive anti-crime operation targeting drugs-linked criminality and road safety from Belleek to Downpatrick.     The operation, which ran on Friday, 27 January, resulted in a quantity of Class A, and Class B controlled drugs being […]

Police called 3,604 times about domestic abuse over festive period | News in Newry

Police called 3,604 times about domestic abuse over festive period | News in Newry - newry court news

Figures from the PSNI show that a total of 3,604 calls for help in relation to domestic abuse incidents were made over the Christmas period during their annual Operation ‘Season’s Greetings’.     On Christmas Day, they received 110 calls from domestic abuse victims and concerned loved ones. This is an increase of 10% from […]

Farrell family raise £61k in fundraising in ten years | News in Newry

Farrell family raise £61k in fundraising in ten years | News in Newry - down newspaper

What has now become an annual fundraising event On Christmas Eve, brothers Sean and Brian Farrell, assisted by many of their family, friends and neighbours, once again took to the roads of Camlough Village in what was very wet and rainy weather conditions in honour of their brother Stephen and Father John to raise funds […]

Vigilance urged against scammers cashing in on energy payment vouchers | News in Newry

Vigilance urged against scammers cashing in on energy payment vouchers | News in Newry - newry court news today

People across Northern Ireland who will receive £600 energy payment vouchers are being urged to be vigilant and on their guard against scammers looking to cash in.     The warning comes after the rollout of the first vouchers from Monday, 16 January. Chair of ScamwiseNI Partnership, Chief Superintendent Gerard Pollock, says, “People who pay […]

Two arrests after County Down cannabis factory discoveries | News in Newry

Two arrests after County Down cannabis factory discoveries | News in Newry - newry court news

Police have arrested a man and a woman following the discovery of two cannabis factories in County Down on Sunday, 29 January.       Inspector Gary McCullough explains, “At around 9:25 am, police received a report of a disturbance in the Kilkinamurry Road area of Ballyward. “Following further enquiries, officers attended a property in […]

‘Cuts to local youth services in Newry are deeply concerning’ – Newry MLA Liz Kimmins | News in Newry

'Cuts to local Youth services are deeply concerning' - Newry MLA Liz Kimmins | News in Newry - local news newry

Sinn Féin MLA Liz Kimmins has said that plans by the EA to cut budgets of local youth services are a real concern.     The Newry and Armagh MLA says, “Here in Newry, I have already met some local service providers to listen to their concerns around cuts to local EA youth services. “We […]

Advice for consumers impacted by Flybe entering administration | News in Newry

Advice for consumers impacted by Flybe entering administration | News in Newry - newry newspaper

Flybe confirmed this week that it has entered Administration, meaning that all flights are cancelled with immediate effect. If you have been impacted by this, it’s important that you are aware of your consumer rights, as you may be entitled to compensation and assistance, says the Consumer Council.     Richard Williams, Head of Transport […]

Newry schoolgirls prepare to vie for crown of Cybersecurity Champions | News in Newry

Newry schoolgirls prepare to vie for crown of Cybersecurity Champions | News in Newry - newry news today

Schoolgirls from Our Lady’s Grammar School in Newry will join others from across Northern Ireland in preparing to put their tech skills to the test in a bid to be crowned cybersecurity champions by GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).     Finalists from 12 schools will compete in Belfast on Saturday at the final […]

McNulty slams Trust for ‘disingenuous doublespeak’ on Daisy Hill Hospital | News in Newry

McNulty slams Trust for disingenuous doublespeak on Daisy Hill | News in Newry - newry news now

SDLP Newry and Armagh MLA Justin McNulty has hit out at what he describes as the ‘appalling lack of honesty’ from the Southern Trust on the future of emergency surgical services at Daisy Hill Hospital.     The Southern Trust announced a ‘temporary’ withdrawal of emergency surgery in January 2022, with a public consultation to […]

Launch of Northern Ireland Apprenticeship Week 2023 | News in Newry

Launch of Northern Ireland Apprenticeship Week 2023 | News in Newry - newry news

The Department for the Economy has officially launched Northern Ireland Apprenticeship Week.     Led by the Department, the annual week-long celebration, which runs from 6 to 10 February 2023 and builds on the resurgence in apprenticeship numbers following the Covid-19 pandemic, aims to raise the profile of apprenticeships across Northern Ireland by bringing together […]







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