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Vehicles, money and tobacco taken in spate of overnight burglaries in Newry

Vehicles, money and tobacco taken in spate of overnight burglaries in Newry - Newry news headlines

Newry police are appealing for information following the report of a series of burglaries at a number of premises overnight.     Two garages on the Forkhill Road and one on the Dublin Road were targeted.     In addition, an office building at Edward Street, Newry was also targeted. The incidents happened sometime between […]

Extension of Free School Meal payments to cover Halloween break

Extension of Free School Meal payments to cover Halloween break - Newry Times newspaper

Education Minister Peter Weir has welcomed the Executive’s decision to extend Free School Meal payments to cover the Halloween break.     The Executive decided that support was vital for families struggling financially due to Covid19.     Welcoming the Executive’s decision the Minister said, “I welcome the decision taken by the Executive to extend […]

Northern Ireland COVID: 27 deaths in the last week brings grim total to 942 deaths

Northern Ireland COVID: 27 deaths in the last week brings grim total to 942 deaths - NI covid deaths - newry news headlines

Latest figures published today by NISRA show that twenty-seven deaths involving Covid-19 occurred in the last week, from 10 to 16 October.     The total Covid-19 related deaths figure stands at 942. Of this total, 519 (55.1%) took place in a hospital, 357 (37.9%) in care homes, eight (0.8%) in hospices and 58 (6.2%) […]

Postponed cancer procedures “deeply disturbing”

Health Minister Robin Swann says he is deeply disturbed that cancer procedures are being postponed - Daisy Hill Hospital - Newry headlines

Health Minister Robin Swann says he is deeply disturbed that cancer procedures are being postponed and is seeking assurances they will be rescheduled urgently.     The Minister says he will be looking to the Trusts to reschedule cancelled appointments “as soon as they feasibly can” and to ensure that patients are kept fully informed. […]

Two jailed after underground cigarette factory found in South Armagh

Two jailed after underground cigarette factory found in County Armagh - Newry headlines

Two men have been jailed after an underground cigarette factory was discovered in County Armagh by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).     Reinolds Kondrats, 30, and Germans Solovjovs, 26, were arrested at a house on the Ballynaclosha Road in Silverbridge in November 2019.     Searches of an outhouse revealed industrial-scale cigarette manufacturing machinery, […]

Health Minister urges united front against Covid-19 as 820 more test positive

Coronavirus Covid19 Newry 181 - Newry newspaper

Health Minister Robin Swann has urged people across Northern Ireland to “dig in and get through winter together”.     Today’s Covid-19 dashboard figures show 820 individuals have tested positive. The Minister said, “I know the people of Northern Ireland will join with me in expressing my deepest condolences to the families and friends of […]

Daisy Hill Hospital: Tribute to staff as Emergency Department reopens

Daisy Hill Hospital’s Emergency Department has now reopened on a 24/7 basis.     All patients needing immediate acute care should go to the main ED entrance.   All adults attending Craigavon Hospital for emergency care should go to the main ED.     Children should be brought to Paediatric ED beside maternity. Non-Respiratory ED at […]

Two face Newry Court today charged with Controlling Prostitution for Gain

48 year old man and a 42 year old woman have been charged with Controlling Prostitution for Gain, newry court, newry online

A 48-year-old man and a 42-year-old woman charged with Controlling Prostitution for Gain will appear today at Newry Magistrates Court.     It is believed that the charges are in relation to a proactive policing operation in the Monaghan Street in Newry on Sunday 18 October.     A 35-year-old man has also been charged […]

Covid-19 deaths in Northern Ireland now stands at 915

Latest figures published today by NISRA show that seven deaths involving Covid-19 occurred in the last week, from 3 to 9 October.      The total Covid-19 related deaths figure stands at 915. Of this total, 495 (54.1%) took place in a hospital, 356 (38.9%) in care homes, eight (0.9%) in hospices and 56 (6.1%) […]

New NI Coronavirus restrictions: Everything you need to know

New NI restrictions: Arlene Foster and Michelle O'Neill - COVID-19 Coronavirus - Newry online -NI news

The Executive has today agreed on a range of significant time-bound interventions to curb the spread of Covid-19 in Northern Ireland.     In addition to current household restrictions, the following measures will come into regulatory effect on Friday 16 October and will be in place for a period of four weeks. Bubbling is to […]

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