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Two arrests after police car rammed in Newry

Two men have been arrested after a Police vehicle was rammed in the Catherine Street area of Newry. The incident happened on Thursday, 3 October, shortly before 3.52pm. Article continues below Speaking to Newry Times, Chief Inspector Joe McMinn said, “A 19-year-old male was arrested for dangerous driving, failing to stop, driving whilst unfit, possession […]

Concerned Newry residents create Neighbourhood Watch Scheme in The Meadow

Concerned residents in The Meadow, Newry have come together to create a new Neighbourhood Watch Scheme. The announcement comes after recent incidents in the local housing estate including two break-ins and the burning of an elderly woman’s car. Article continues below The meeting, initially organised by local man Alex Kelly and some concerned residents, is […]

Three men convicted in Newry Court following £1million cannabis seizure

Detectives from PSNI’s Organised Crime Unit have welcomed the conviction of three men at Newry Crown Court on Wednesday 18 September, for their involvement in the importation of cannabis with an estimated street value of around one million pounds into Northern Ireland. James McAleese (43), Kevin McPolin (33) and Niall Mallon (39), all from County […]

Anger after Newry children’s arts facility break-in

Newry and Armagh MP Mickey Brady has condemned the break-in at the popular Sticky Fingers Arts Imaginarium In Edward Street, Newry. The local MP has appealed for vigilance within communities as fears rise about a growing trend of break-ins and robberies within the city. Article continues below Speaking to Newry Times, Brady said, “Grainne and […]

Women in Business welcome key partnership with Allstate NI

Northern Ireland’s largest and fastest-growing business network for female entrepreneurs and business leaders, Women in Business, has announced its key partnership with Allstate Northern Ireland, one of the largest employers of tech talent in the country. Through the new partnership, Women in Business and Allstate NI are excited to not only promote equality of opportunity, […]

50,000 visitors expected as excitement builds for Newry’s 2019 Pride event

Excitement is building in the city after Newry Rainbow Community announced the international headline artists for Pride in Newry – UK & Ireland Pride 2019’s free concert.   Live on stage in Newry for the first time we will be Claire Richards (Lead Singer, Steps), Heather Small (M People), Saara Aalto (Finnish Singer, Eurovision & […]

Call for witnesses after serious sexual assault on woman 

Detectives are investigating the report of a serious sexual assault on a woman in the Castleblaney Street area of Newtownhamilton yesterday, Thursday 15 August. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Inspector Leah Crothers said, “We received the report yesterday afternoon, just after 2pm, that a female had been assaulted by a male in a house in […]

Anger after arson attack on local primary school building

Sinn Féin Councillor Terry Hearty has branded an arson attack on Anamar School on Thursday night as an attack on the community. Speaking to Newry Times, Councillor Hearty stated, “In recent months there has been a community led campaign to retain Anamar School building for community use for the betterment of local people. Article continues […]

NIE Networks to commence £300,000 investment project in Newry

Upgrades to the utility infrastructure in Newry City Centre will receive a further boost this month with the commencement of a £300,000 investment project by NIE Networks. The upgrade project, which is part of NIE Networks’ ongoing investment plan in the network across Northern Ireland, will begin on 19 August and run until the end […]

Lasers shone at aircrafts flying over Newry and Kilkeel “could result in a catastrophe”

Police are appealing to those shining laser pens towards aircrafts to desist, following recent reports of this activity. Speaking to Newry Times, Sergeant Paul Connolly said, “Last week, police received three reports of laser pens being shone directly at pilots of commercial airlines. Article continues below “On Wednesday night (31 July), it was reported an […]


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