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Call for Newry applicants to be on CBBC’s ‘Marrying Mum And Dad’

Would you let your kids organise your wedding? Couples all over the UK are being offered help in organising their wedding but there’s a catch… the entire thing has to be arranged by their kids. Article continues below Marrying Mum & Dad is back on CBBC and is bringing a unique twist on reality TV […]

Newry schools urged to take part in NSPCC Number Day 

Newry schools are being encouraged to throw themselves into all things maths as part of a special Northern Ireland-wide fundraising day in aid of the NSPCC. On Friday, 7 February, schools can take part using a range of curriculum-based activities, all free and provided by the charity, to liven up their lessons including ‘Who wants […]

Newry set for science showcase as festival comes to town

Newry is encouraged to celebrate the science of you, the universe and everything in-between as it plays host to the sixth annual NI Science Festival. Earlier this month the festival announced its programme, which boasts over 270 events taking place over 11 days in February (13-23) across Northern Ireland, with a selection of events scheduled […]

Parkinson’s café returns to Newry

The next Parkinson’s UK NI early-onset Newry Cafe will take place on Wednesday 29 January at 7.30pm at Costa Coffee, Damolly Retail Park in Newry. The monthly get together offers people of working age living with Parkinson’s, as well as their family and friends, the chance to meet and chat while accessing support in an […]

International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife launched

Nurses and midwives have a vital and central role to play in building a better health service, Minister Robin Swann has stressed. The Health Minister was speaking at a launch event for the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. Article continues below This designation for 2020 was made by the World Health Organisation and […]

Southern Trust launches Staff Excellence Awards

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has launched a key event in their calendar – the 2020 Southern Trust Excellence Awards.  Now in its 10th year, the awards ceremony is an opportunity to recognise and celebrate Trust employees who provide outstanding care and support for patients, clients and their families. Article continues below Geraldine […]

Newry entrepreneurs urged to start a business in 2020

The new year is the perfect time to set goals for the year ahead and Newry, Mourne and Down District Council is urging local budding entrepreneurs to make starting a business their New Year’s resolution with the support of the Go For It Programme. This project is part-funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European […]

Local family launch ‘Pedal for a Purpose’ MacMillan fundraiser

The local Lissummon Community is holding a 24-hour health and wellbeing event for MacMillan Cancer Support. The fundraising event will take place from 8 pm on Friday 31 January 2020 to 8 pm on Saturday 1 February 2020 in Lissummon Community Centre. Article continues below A 24-hour spinathon is the main attraction alongside a coffee […]

FREE digital growth programme to help Newry’s small businesses

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has joined forces with Ards and North Down Borough Council to launch a Digital Growth Programme to support the development of micro and small businesses in the regions.   This project is part-funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth & […]

£400k resurfacing scheme on A2 Warrenpoint Road dual carriageway

A £400,000 carriageway resurfacing scheme on the A2 Warrenpoint Road dual carriageway (Newry bound) will commence on Monday 6 January 2020. The resurfacing work will extend a distance of approximately 1000 metres from close to the Mound Road roundabout at Warrenpoint, towards Newry. Article continues below The scheme will deliver significant improvements to both the […]


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