Category archives for: What’s On

Young people invited to attend ‘Diabetes and Sport’ event

Young people living with Type 1 diabetes are invited to attend an event where they can learn from professional sportspeople living with type 1 diabetes on how to enjoy and achieve their maximum potential with exercise and sport. The Southern Health and Social Care Trust is hosting the ‘Type 1 Diabetes and Sport’ event, on […]

£1m Home Comfort Scheme launched to tackle fuel poverty in Newry

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Charlie Casey recently met firmus energy to hear how local residents could be eligible for its ‘Home Comfort 50/50’ grant to switch to natural gas and improve the energy efficiency of their home. In partnership with the Northern Ireland Sustainable Energy Programme, firmus energy is offering eligible […]

Ready, steady, go! Hundreds of cyclists get set to descend on the Mournes

Northern Ireland’s iconic Mourne Mountains will provide the dramatic backdrop for hundreds of cyclists as they prepare to take on the Etape Mourne Cycling Sportif this month. Supported by the world’s largest online bike store, Chain Reaction Cycles, and powered by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, the ‘Etape Mourne’ cycling sportive will get into […]

Final call for nominations for Newry’s unsung football heroes

IFA and McDonald’s ambassador, Pat Jennings is calling for people involved in grassroots football to nominate the unsung heroes of the game across Northern Ireland with the deadline for the 2019 Grassroots Football Awards fast approaching.   The IFA and McDonald’s 2019 Grassroots Awards nominations officially close on 9 August. Article continues below The awards […]

Newry VIP Loyalty Scheme launched

This week Newry Business Improvement District (BID) launches an ambitious new programme to reward city centre shoppers and support BID members. The FREE VIP Loyalty Fob is a smart fob carried by customers which enables participating stores to send personalised offers, discounts and promotions in Real-Time to their customer’s mobile – with £100s to be […]

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 […]

Call for Newry entries for Women in Business Awards

The achievements of Northern Ireland’s top businesswomen will be celebrated at the 2019 Women in Business Awards, an initiative now in its ninth year. The Awards are an annual celebration of the outstanding achievements of female business leaders.      The gala evening will be hosted at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Belfast on Thursday […]

Brady welcomes additional breast services meeting in Newry

Sinn Féin MP Mickey Brady has welcomed the move by the Department of Health to hold an additional public consultation meeting in Newry next month on the future of breast services. Speaking to Newry Times, the Newry and Armagh MP said, “I welcome the decision from the Department of Health to add an extra date […]

Take off to Festival of Flight with Translink

Make smart moves to Newcastle Festival of Flight on 21 June 2019 and enjoy stress free summer travel either by using Translink’s special £19 Family and Friends ticket offering unlimited bus and rail day travel across NI for up to 2 adults and 4 children.  Translink is also putting on a free shuttle bus aimed […]

‘Chef of the Future’ set to be revealed at Newry Business Awards

A group of hopeful chefs are one step closer to discovering who will be named Chef of the Future; a new initiative for the hospitality industry organised by Henderson Foodservice with support from Newry Chamber of Commerce. Following an intensive day of cookery challenges and hot competition, four rising stars from across the borough were […]


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