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Call for bilingual signage for bus services in Newry and South Armagh

19-Jan-2017
Newry & Armagh Sinn Féin MLA Megan Fearon, welcoming the recent announcement by Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard to consult on the introduction of bilingual signage for destination screens on Bus services in Derry City, has written to him ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘You can still use your Post Office Card Account to collect benefits’ – McNulty

19-Jan-2017
SDLP Assembly Member for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty MLA has advised benefit recipients who use the Post Office to collect their benefits that they have a choice to keep using their Post Office Card Account (POCA). Speaking to Newry Times, McNulty ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry police appeal for information after theft

19-Jan-2017
Police are appealing for information following two separate cattle thefts that occurred in the Belleek area. Sometime between 8pm on Monday 9th January and 8am on Tuesday 10th January, 11 black Limousin bulls were stolen from a cattle house in the ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Adams meets ‘Border Communities Against Brexit’ group in Dáil

17-Jan-2017
Sinn Féin Louth TD Gerry Adams met representatives of the Border Communities Against Brexit group in the Dáil where they were making a submission to the Oireachtas Good Friday Agreement committee on the issue of Brexit. Speaking to Newry Times, Gerry ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘No detail on Newry rail proposals deeply concerning’ – McNulty

17-Jan-2017
SDLP MLA for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty has claimed that Chis Hazzard’s announcement that he has ordered Translink to improve rail services between Newry and Belfast is a ‘vague pre-election stunt’ and that the Ministers statement ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Community hall grants scheme highlights DUP arrogance’ – Murphy

16-Jan-2017
Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has said concerns about DUP Minister Paul Givan’s community hall grants scheme highlight the need to address DUP arrogance. Speaking to Newry Times, Murphy said, “I have been contacted by applicants to the ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Ruane not putting name forward for selection

15-Jan-2017
Sinn Féin MLA Caitríona Ruane has said she will not be putting her name forward for selection for the next Assembly election. Speaking to Newry Times, Ruane said, “It has been an honour and privilege to represent the people of South Down in the ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Improved rail services to Newry announced

14-Jan-2017
Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has announced that more rail services to Newry will be introduced in 2017. Speaking to Newry Times, Chris Hazzard said, “I have noted the concerns expressed by a wide cross-section of the South Armagh/Down area ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry Council to discuss Líofa bursary DUP cecision

13-Jan-2017
Newry Mourne & Down Sinn Féin Councillor Barra Ó Muirí has said DUP Communities minister Paul Givan needs to end his party’s ‘attitude of disrespect towards the Irish language’ and restore the Líofa gaeltacht bursary scheme. The ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Cuan Mhuire launch The Qube Gameshow fundraising night

13-Jan-2017
Lord Mayor of Armagh Banbridge & Craigavon Council Councillor Garath Keating joined with his Newry Mourne & Down counterpart Councillor Gillian Fitzpatrick to launch a special Cuan Mhuire Addiction Support Centre fundraising initiative, ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Social Enterprise qualification course available in Newry

12-Jan-2017
A free training course to help people set up a social enterprise is to begin in Newry and will run over the next five weeks. The Housing Executive and Supporting Communities are running the course to help local people interested in starting their own ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Family support for children with disabilities in Newry

11-Jan-2017
A number of families who have a child with a disability in the Newry and Mourne area are benefitting from the help of a Family Support Worker. Depending on each family’s circumstances, support workers visit regularly to help parents care for the child, ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Good news for Newry passengers as Translink extend Free Returns offer

10-Jan-2017
Extension to the massive value Ulsterbus and Goldline travel deal is now available until 28th February 2017. Due to the popularity of the festive Free Returns offer, Translink have decided to extend the deal, easing financial pressures on customers ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Universal Credit roll out to begin in September 2017

06-Jan-2017
Communities Minister Paul Givan has announced plans for the roll out of Universal Credit in Northern Ireland. Universal Credit will replace Jobseeker’s Allowance, Employment Support Allowance, Income Support, Housing Benefit and Tax Credits. The ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Application window opens for Tier 2 of the Farm Business Improvement Scheme – Capital

06-Jan-2017
Agriculture Minister Michelle McIlveen has reminded farmers that they can now submit their application for Tier 2 of the Farm Business Improvement Scheme – Capital. The Minister told Newry Times, “I am pleased to announce that my Department is now ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry student celebrates success

06-Jan-2017
Niamh Downey from Newry, a former pupil of St Paul’s High School, who recently graduated with a BSc Hons degree in Marketing, is celebrating success. Niamh won the Chartered Institute of Marketing Award for achieving the Best Student Performance in ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Ulster Unionist Party discuss Newry broadband coverage

05-Jan-2017
Broadband coverage in the Newry & Armagh constituency has been prominent on the agenda for the Ulster Unionist Party this week. Discussions were held between Party representatives and senior officials from the Department for the Economy on the issue. ... read more
Source: Newry Times

15 local teenagers presented with OCN awards

05-Jan-2017
Fifteen teenagers from the Newry and Mourne area who took part in and completed the Kilkeel Gets Active Youth programme over the summer months were presented with an Open College Network (OCN) accredited award in Healthy Living for the Individual this ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Fall of landfill waste levels welcomed

04-Jan-2017
Sinn Féín MLA Cathal Boylan has welcomed news that the level of waste going to landfill over the past decade has now fallen to its lowest ever point. Speaking to Newry Times, Boylan said, “I questioned the DAERA Minister regarding her plans to ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Speed reduction measures in Ballyholland welcomed

04-Jan-2017
Local Councillor Sinéad Ennis has welcomed the speed reduction measures put in place in Ballyholland. There has been rising tensions in the Ballyholland area regarding speeding motorists and the safety of children catching the school bus at Rockfield ... read more
Source: Newry Times
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