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People in Newry receiving £2.3m benefits they were entitled to but had not been claiming

06-Feb-2017
People in the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council area are now receiving additional annual benefits of more than £2.3 million they were previously entitled to, but had not been claiming. The increase is due to improving benefit uptake work by the ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Electoral Office must assist those seeking to vote’ – Cathal Boylan

06-Feb-2017
Sinn Féín Newry & Armagh Assembly Election candidate Cathal Boylan has said the Electoral Office should be doing more to assist those seeking to register to vote. Speaking to Newry Times, he said, “The argument for taking 60,000 people off the ... read more
Source: Newry Times

After 25 years Newry ‘Black Santa’ presents final cheque to Southern Area Hospice

05-Feb-2017
After 25 bitterly cold winters, John Dalzell MBE has presented his final cheque to Southern Area Hospice. Every Christmas for two and a half decades local ‘Black Santa’ John spent his birthday the same way – standing on Newry’s oldest ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Appeal for Foster Carers in Newry

03-Feb-2017
Barnardo’s NI is appealing to people in Newry who are loving and supportive to consider fostering to make a difference to a child’s life. Currently over 170 foster carers are needed across Northern Ireland. The theme of this year’s Barnardo’s ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry Chamber unites with NIIRTA to oppose Newry car park charges hike

03-Feb-2017
The Chambers of Commerce in Newry, Belfast and Lisburn, the Northern Ireland Independent Retail Trade Association (NIIRTA) and Hospitality Ulster have issued a joint call to the Infrastructure Minister to reverse his decision to hike on-street car ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry organisations celebrate share of £300,000 funding

03-Feb-2017
Minister Givan has announced over £300,000 funding for organisations who applied to the Community Equipment Small Grants Programme. Following a robust assessment by the Department for Communities intermediary body, the Limavady Community Development ... read more
Source: Newry Times

McAteer leaves politics due to ill health

03-Feb-2017
Independent Newry City Councillor and Assembly candidate for People Before Profit Alliance, Kevin McAteer has announced his intention to leave politics due to ill health, Newry Times can reveal. McAteer, who has been battling depression and anxiety, has ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Man, 35, charged after Belfast to Newry police pursuit

04-Feb-2017
Police have charged a 35 year old man with a number of offences including criminal damage, dangerous driving and driving whilst disqualified. The charges relate to the arrest of a man following a police pursuit from Belfast to Newry on Wednesday 1st ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Gerry Adams launches local candidate’s Assembly Election campaigns

04-Feb-2017
A huge audience packed into the Miller Suite in the Canal Court in Newry to show their support for Sinn Féin Newry & Armagh Assembly Election Candiates Cathal Boylan, Megan Fearon and Conor Murphy at the official launch of their campaigns. Those ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Theft of Sinn Fein election posters in Newry being treated as a hate crime

04-Feb-2017
Police received a report on Friday, 3rd February that sometime overnight a number of election posters had been stolen from the Shandon Park area of Newry. This is being treated as a hate crime. Article continues below: Inspector O’Connor appealed to ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Police pursuit driver remanded in custody

03-Feb-2017
A man chased by police in a cross-county car pursuit from Belfast to Newry is remanded in ... read more
Source: BBC

Newry set to host fun-filled NI Science Festival roadshow

01-Feb-2017
The Northern Ireland Science Festival – the annual showcase for the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics – is bringing a brand new, free roadshow to Newry. Taking place at the Southern Regional College, Patrick Street, Newry, ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Cross-border Business Support Expo a huge success

01-Feb-2017
Over 150 business delegates attended a Cross Border Business Support Expo hosted by Newry and Dundalk Chambers of Commerce and supported by InterTradeIreland and Louth Local Enterprise Office recently in the Carrickdale Hotel. President Michael McKeown ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission to visit Newry

29-Jan-2017
The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission will visit Newry and Downpatrick on Monday 30th January as part of its ongoing community engagement programme. The visit will include a meeting with Councillors and elected representatives at Newry, Mourne ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Our Lady’s Grammar School, Newry secures £3.2m investment

29-Jan-2017
Education Minister Peter Weir has announced that work valued at over £10million will now begin at four schools under the School Enhancement Programme (SEP). Improvement schemes at St Malachy’s College, Belfast, Our Lady’s Grammar School, Newry, St ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Holocaust genocide must never be forgotten’ – Megan Fearon

29-Jan-2017
Speaking at the annual Holocaust Memorial Event, this year being held in Armagh, Junior Minister Megan Fearon has said that the genocide and horrors of the Holocaust must never be forgotten. The Newry & Armagh Sinn Féin Assembly Election candidate ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry mum shares heartbreaking story to raise funds to save child’s life

29-Jan-2017
A Newry mum has spoken to Newry Times in a bid to raise awareness of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy after her child was recently diagnosed with the disease. There are around 2,500 people in the UK living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, which is caused by ... read more
Source: Newry Times

NI Secretary of State James Brokenshire attends GAA game

28-Jan-2017
The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, James Brokenshire, has attended the McKenna cup Gaelic football final in ... read more
Source: BBC

Newry Councillor criticises DUP role in RHI scandal

27-Jan-2017
Local Councillor Sinéad Ennis has sharply criticised the role of the DUP in the RHI scandal, as she described ‘further revelations emerge of close connections between between beneficiaries and the party’. Speaking while canvassing in ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Park and Ride: Police appeal to Newry motorists to remove valuables from vehicles

27-Jan-2017
Police in Newry, Mourne and Down are appealing for those who use park and ride facilities or similar communal parking areas to make sure all valuables are removed before leaving their vehicles. Speaking to Newry Times, Superintendent Paul Reid explained, ... read more
Source: Newry Times
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