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Kennedy welcomes opening of Kingsmills Inquest

23-May-2016
Ulster Unionist MLA Danny Kennedy has welcomed the opening of the Inquest into the Kingsmills massacre. Speaking to Newry Times, Kennedy said, “Over forty years ago ten Protestant workmen were murdered by the IRA at the side of a road in south Armagh, ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Police issue scam warning after five recent incidents

23-May-2016
Police are warning residents to be wary of unsolicited phone calls and scams following five incidents in the Dungannon, Enniskillen, Omagh and Newry areas on Friday 20th May. Scams evolve and change all of the time but the aim remains the same – to ... read more
Source: Newry Times

5 men appear at Newry Court on burglary charges

23-May-2016
Detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime Branch have charged 5 males aged, 18, 19, 28, 30 and 33 with 5 counts of burglary with intent to steal and going equipped for burglary. It is believed the charges are in connection with a number of burglaries ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Make your home a ‘No Cold Calling’ zone

19-May-2016
As part of their focus on burglary, police in Newry, Mourne and Down are encouraging the public to make their homes ‘No Cold Calling’ zones. District Commander, Superintendent Paul Reid said, “We recognise that not all cold callers are rogue ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Rostrevor house ransacked during burglary

20-May-2016
Detectives in Newry are appealing for information following a burglary in Rostrevor. Sometime between 11am and 11.45am on Thursday, 28th April, entry was gained to a house in St Colmans Gardens. Bedrooms were ransacked however nothing was taken. Police ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Daisy Hill Hospital physiotherapist honoured at stroke awards

19-May-2016
A physiotherapist based at Daisy Hill Hospital has won a top award in recognition of his impact on local stroke survivors. Forty-seven year old Sean Curran, a physiotherapist with the Newry and Mourne Community Stroke Team, received the Professional ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Half of jobs under threat if UK quits EU’ – Warrenpoint Harbour Chief Executive

19-May-2016
Chief Executive of Warrenpoint Harbour Peter Conway has issued a stark warning today, envisaging that up to half the jobs at Warrenpoint Harbour could be in jeopardy if the UK quits the European Union. Conway, the Northern Ireland representative for the ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Seven cannabis plants found during search of Newry house

19-May-2016
Detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime have recovered seven cannabis plants during the planned search of a house in the Flagstaff Court area of Newry. The search was conducted on 9th May and eight small bags of herbal cannabis were also recovered. ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry road users at risk from ‘cheap’ car parts, report says

18-May-2016
One of Northern Ireland’s largest car industry bodies has revealed that lives are being put at risk all across Northern Ireland because of the widespread use of cheap, replica car parts. The Northern Ireland Bodyshop Alliance (NIBA), which represents ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Odd Sock Day charity initiative in Newry

17-May-2016
This Friday, 20th May is ‘Odd Sock Day’, a charity initiative from PIPS Newry & Mourne. It is to promote the idea that it’s ok to have an odd day. The initiative is being supported by Buttercrane Shopping Centre, as PIPS is one of their ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Burglary in Newry, Mourne and Down decreases 15.3% but overall crime increases 3.1%

16-May-2016
Burglary in Newry, Mourne and Down has decreased by 15.3 percent, according to annual crime statistics released by PSNI. Burglary fell by 137 incidents between 1st April, 2015 and 31st March, 2016, compared to the same period in the previous year, from ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry bakery fined for selling short weight bread

16-May-2016
A Newry bakery was today fined £525 at Newry Magistrates’ Court for selling short weight bread. In a case brought by the Trading Standards Service of the Department for the Economy, Sunray (Home Bakeries) Limited pleaded guilty to 21 charges under the ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Police concerned about whereabouts of missing 29 year old man

16-May-2016
Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of missing person, 29 year old John Patrick Smyth. Speaking to Newry Times, Constable Patterson said, “John was last seen in the Dublin Road area of South Belfast on the afternoon of Monday ... read more
Source: Newry Times

28 year old man dies in collision

13-May-2016
A man has died in a car crash on the Newcastle Road, Castlewellan. He has been named as 28 year old Daryl Shaw from Castlewellan. The crash happened at around 1:45am on Friday, 13th May and no other vehicles were involved. Speaking to Newry Times, SDLP ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Twitter alerts – Critical information during times of emergency

12-May-2016
We know how important it is to be able to communicate reliable information during times of emergency. When news breaks about an emergency incident, responders jump into action, not just on the ground, but also on social media, delivering critical and ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Become a ‘nosy neighbour’ and protect the elderly – Newry PSNI

11-May-2016
Police in Newry, Mourne and Down are urging local residents to help them protect the elderly and vulnerable as they continue their focus on burglary. District Commander, Superintendent Paul Reid explained, “As part of our focus on burglary we are ... read more
Source: Newry Times

McNulty thanks voters as he enters Assembly

10-May-2016
On his first day at Parliament Buildings at Stormont, newly elected SDLP Assembly Member Justin McNulty has thanked his voters and election team. Speaking to Newry Times, Justin McNulty said, “I am so proud to have been elected to represent the ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Kennedy thanks Newry and Armagh voters for support

10-May-2016
Ulster Unionist Party Representative Danny Kennedy has expressed his sincere thanks and appreciation to the electorate for returning him to the Northern Ireland Assembly. Kennedy said he was honoured and privileged at the support he received from voters ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry police to focus on reducing burglaries during May

10-May-2016
Police in Newry, Mourne and Down are asking the local community to help them tackle burglary over the coming weeks. During May, police will focus on reducing burglary and hope to raise awareness of this crime and how householders can secure their home ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Mayobridge teen wins Face of Buttercrane

09-May-2016
16 year old Clarice Downey from Mayobridge has been named the Face of Buttercrane. She scooped top place at the recent Spring Wedding & Fashion Showcase in Buttercrane Shopping Centre. The teen, a pupil at Our Lady’s Grammar School Newry, was ... read more
Source: Newry Times
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