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Share the warmth with Newry Barnardo’s ‘Coat Exchange’

09-Dec-2016
To keep warm and stylish this winter fashion retailer Evans and Barnardo’s in Newry have joined together to launch a coat exchange to raise money for the children’s charity. Shoppers who donate a pre-loved coat to any Barnardo’s store before 24th ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry goalkeeping legend Pat Jennings gives free football kits to Newry City AFC

08-Dec-2016
Grassroots football club Newry City AFC were joined by a special guest this month, as former Arsenal, Tottenham and Northern Ireland goalkeeping hero Pat Jennings made a surprise appearance to the club. He joined McDonald’s Newry Franchisee John ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Ritchie puts NI fishing needs to Ministers in Parliament

07-Dec-2016
SDLP South Down MP Margaret Ritchie has used a Parliamentary Debate on the future of the fishing industry to call for reform of the law on non-EEA labour and to urge the Government to seek improved quotas for Northern Irish fishermen working in the Irish ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Justice Minister urged to visit South Armagh after recent spike in burglaries

07-Dec-2016
SDLP Assembly Member Justin McNulty has expressed his ‘deep concern’ at the recent spike in burglaries in the Bessbrook and Camlough areas and has called on Justice Minister Claire Sugden MLA to visit the area for herself to reassure the ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry and Mourne schools create Road Safety Calendar

06-Dec-2016
The Newry and Mourne Road Safety Committee were delighted to display the winning posters for the Road Safety Calendar Competition in the Quays Shopping Centre, Newry during Road Safety week. The posters were designed by Primary 5 School children ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Appeal for witnesses after Warrenpoint incident

06-Dec-2016
Police are appealing for witnesses after criminal damage was caused to a digger in the Great Georges Street area of Warrenpoint. Speaking to Newry Times, Constable Peter Elliott said, “It is understood that the criminal damage occurred sometime between ... read more
Source: Newry Times

McNulty calls for development of all Ireland rail network

05-Dec-2016
SDLP Newry & Armagh MLA and member of the Assembly Infrastructure Committee Justin McNulty has called for a plan to develop rail services across the island. Speaking to Newry Times, he said, “The reopening of the Phoenix Park Tunnel line offers an ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry police launch ‘Operation Season’s Greetings’

05-Dec-2016
Police in Newry, Mourne & Down are encouraging people to make this a Christmas to remember for all the right reasons. Over the coming weeks the police will be issuing advice and crime prevention tips to keep people safe in their homes, businesses, ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Sign up to Neighbourhood Watch and Text Alert’, PSNI urge public in light of recent burglaries

05-Dec-2016
The Policing and Community Safety Partnership, Newry Mourne and Down in partnership with the PSNI are encouraging public to work together to address the burglaries that have taken place in recent weeks. Speaking to Newry Times, Cllr Brian Quinn Chair ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry Royal Mail staff hailed for ‘first class’ service

05-Dec-2016
Local MLA Danny Kennedy and Armagh Councillor David Taylor have visited Royal Mail’s Newry Delivery Office to see first-hand the operation of delivering Christmas post and to pass on season’s greetings to its hardworking staff. Kennedy and ... read more
Source: Newry Times

25 year anniversary for John Dalzell’s ‘Hospice Sit Out’

05-Dec-2016
This Christmas local Black Santa John Dalzell MBE will spend his birthday the same way he has done for the last 25 years – standing on Newry’s oldest shopping street to collect money for the Southern Area Hospice. Turning 75 years old this year, John ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Free Santa home visits for Newry children

03-Dec-2016
For the last three years The Brain Injury Foundation has been offering free home visits by Santa and his elf to children with disabilities across Newry and Mourne. Speaking to Newry Times, Frank Dolaghan, Chair of BIF, is one of Santa’s special helpers ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Elderly in Newry urged to apply for Winter Fuel Payment

02-Dec-2016
Local Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan is urging the elderly in Newry and Armagh to apply for the Winter Fuel Payment in advance of the colder weather. Speaking to Newry Times, Boylan said, “The scheme is designed to assist pensioners to meet the cost ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry MLA launches ‘Grit all school bus routes’ campaign

01-Dec-2016
Local SDLP MLA Justin McNulty has launched a campaign to have all school bus routes included in the Winter Gritting Schedule. McNulty, a member of Stormont’s Infrastructure Committee, said he was responding to calls from local communities across Newry ... read more
Source: Newry Times

£11m rural investment scheme launched in Newry, Mourne and Down

30-Nov-2016
Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Minister Michelle McIlveen has launched an £11m rural investment scheme in Newry, Mourne and Down. The Mourne, Gullion and Lecale Rural Development Partnership will deliver direct grant aid to projects in the ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry shoppers urged to use Christmas budgeting planner

29-Nov-2016
The Consumer Council is providing some timely Christmas budgeting advice as research shows almost a third of consumers (30%) are worried about their ability to make ends meet now, but even more consumers (37%) are worried about their ability to make ends ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry stroke survivor adds her voice to Lost for Words campaign

29-Nov-2016
Newry stroke survivor Bernie Fox, 54, is one of the hundreds of people living with the communication difficulty after a stroke. Bernie had a stroke in 2014. She is one of more than 35,000 stroke survivors living in Northern Ireland. Speaking to Newry ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Ritchie questions DEFRA on food, farming and Brexit

29-Nov-2016
SDLP MP South Down Margaret Ritchie has questioned DEFRA Ministers in the House of Commons on how the Government’s 25-year plan for food and farming will accommodate the challenges of Brexit. She also questioned how Northern Ireland’s export of ... read more
Source: Newry Times

The Quays Newry: Giving you the gift of time this Christmas

29-Nov-2016
The Quays, Newry are giving you the gift of time this Christmas with late night shopping every weeknight til 10pm beginning Wednesday 30th November. That gives you plenty of time to browse their 50 top stores for that perfect present for your loved ones ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry mum wins ‘Football Mum of the Year’ award

28-Nov-2016
Newry mum Kate Cahill has won the prestigious McDonald’s Football Mum of the Year Award at the 2016 McDonald’s Irish FA Community Awards in Belfast City Hall. Kate was presented with her award by McDonald’s Football Mum of the Year Ambassador ... read more
Source: Newry Times
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