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Vaccine clinics announced for Balmoral Show | Newry Times

Vaccine clinics announced for Balmoral Show - Newry Times - newry news today

The Health and Agriculture Ministers have jointly urged the farming and rural community to protect themselves from Covid-19 through vaccination.     The appeal came as new initiatives to boost vaccine take-up were announced.     These include walk-in vaccination clinics at the Balmoral Show later this month. In addition, vaccination will be offered to […]

Taxi Action Plan to ‘provide further support’ for the industry | Newry Times

Taxi Action Plan 'to provide further support' for the industry - Newry Times - newry news facebook

Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has announced that she plans to take steps to introduce new support measures to assist the taxi industry as they rebuild following the Covid restrictions.     Minister Mallon’s Taxi Action Plan includes proposals to wipe DVA fees for new taxi drivers in 2021/22.     The proposals also include a […]

First clinics announced in campus vaccine initiative | Newry Times

First clinics announced in campus vaccine initiative - Newry Times - down newspaper

The Jabbathon vaccine promotion starts on Monday 13 September, with the first in an extensive series of vaccination clinics for students.     The initiative will involve around 60 walk-in clinics in September covering some 30 campuses – offering first doses to students across Northern Ireland’s universities and Further Education colleges.     The clinics […]

Man, 32, charged after Warrenpoint armed robbery | Newry Times

Man, 32, charged after Warrenpoint armed robbery - Newry Times - newry court news

A 32-year-old man has been charged with robbery and other related offences.     It is believed that the charges are in relation to a report of an armed robbery at commercial premises at the Duke Street area of Warrenpoint. The Warrenpoint robbery happened on Friday 16 July 2021.     The man is due […]

How to get your Covid-19 jab in Northern Ireland | Newry Times

Mobile vaccination clinics are continuing to deliver first doses. Vaccination is also available by appointment for the Moderna vaccine at around 50 participating community pharmacies.     More pharmacies will be joining the programme.     Further details on pharmacy bookings are available on the Health and Care NI website. You can continue to get […]

Three men sentenced after ‘vicious assault’ in Newry | Newry Times

Three men sentenced after 'vicious assault' in Newry - Newry Times - breaking news newry

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Criminal Investigation Department in Newry have welcomed the sentencing of three men at Newry Crown Court this week for their part in the vicious assault of a 36-year-old man in the city on 19 October 2019.     Detective Sergeant Johnston said, “The victim was walking on […]

NI Covid-19 International Travel Update | Newry Times

NI Covid-19 International Travel Update - Newry Times - newry news

A number of changes to Northern Ireland’s international country travel lists have been confirmed.     From 04:00hrs on Monday 30 August, the following changes will be introduced.     Green list Demark, Lithuania, Finland, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, the Azores and Canada have been added to the Green list. Anyone travelling to Northern Ireland from […]

Free public transport for healthcare workers extended to 31 August 2021 | Newry Times

Free public transport for healthcare workers extended to 31 August 2021 - Newry Times - newry news paper online - daisy hill hospital

Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has confirmed that the temporary scheme to provide free travel for health care staff on public transport services will be extended to 31 August 2021 after which time normal charging will resume.     The Minister explains, “In March 2020 at the outset of the Covid-19 pandemic I took the decision […]

First doses available for 16 and 17-year-olds from today | Newry Times

First doses to be made available for 16 and 17 year olds - Newry Times - breaking news newry

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has recommended that Covid-19 vaccine first doses be provided to all 16 and 17-year-olds.     This recommendation will be implemented in Northern Ireland.     From today, Friday 6 August 2021, NI’s regional vaccination centres will be providing walk-in Pfizer first jabs for 16 and 17-year-olds. […]

500 million PPE items provided by Department of Health | Newry Times

500 million PPE items provided by Department of Health - Newry Times - todays news in newry

Over half a billion items of PPE have been provided by the Department of Health’s Business Services Organisation’s (BSO) Procurement and Logistics Service (PaLS) since March 2020.     Health Minister Robin Swann revealed the “amazing milestone” when he visited the BSO’s PPE Distribution Centre, to thank the staff for their efforts over the last […]

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