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Anger over latest diesel dumping incident in South Armagh

27-Sep-2016
Sinn Féin Councillor Mickey Larkin has condemned the latest dumping of diesel waste at Forkhill. “This site has been used before to dump this poison,” he told Newry Times. “To abandon such toxic material at the entrance to a farm adds ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Safety concerns at ‘dangerous’ junction

27-Sep-2016
Local Ulster Unionist representatives, Danny Kennedy MLA and Cllr David Taylor have met with residents from the Church Road Jerrettspass area to discuss their safety concerns at the busy junction on the A28 Armagh Road, Newry. The representatives met on ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Ruane calls for better broadband access across South Down

27-Sep-2016
Sinn Féin MLA Caitríona Ruane has called for better broadband access across rural South Down. Speaking to Newry Times, Ruane said, “Rural areas in South Down have some of the lowest broadband speeds across the north. “This affects not only ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Search is on for mystery Newry millionaire: Check your Euromillions tickets

27-Sep-2016
The National Lottery is hunting for a EuroMillions UK Millionaire Maker winner who has won a £1,000,000 plus an Ultimate Rio Experience prize in the special EuroMillions draw on Tuesday 13th September, 2016. Every week Millionaire Maker guarantees to ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Hearty welcomes street cleansing commitments

26-Sep-2016
Sinn Fein Councillor Terry Hearty has welcomed a commitment from Newry Mourne and Down Council officials to instigate a regular street cleansing schedule for Crossmaglen. Last week the Slieve Gullion councillor highlighted the lack of street cleansing ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry residents meet Minister to discuss Waste Management Facility concerns

26-Sep-2016
Ulster Unionist Party Representatives Danny Kennedy MLA and Councillor David Taylor have accompanied a delegation of residents from Carnbane Gardens to meet with DAERA Minister Michelle McIlveen to discuss concerns regarding a Waste Management Facility, ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Secretary of State meets with Newry Chamber business leaders

26-Sep-2016
In a meeting organised by Newry Chamber of Commerce recently, the Secretary of State underlined his desire to listen intently to the issues and concerns of Newry businesses and reiterated his commitment to ensure Northern Ireland’s voice is heard and ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Clarity needed over tax credit payments’ – Brady

23-Sep-2016
Sinn Féin MP Mickey Brady has said clarity is needed for those affected by the HMRC’s decision not to renew its contract with Concentrix. “Sinn Féin has written to the Minister of Communities asking for clarity over the announcement that HMRC are ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Witnesses sought after theft from van in Newry

23-Sep-2016
Local police are appealing for witnesses after criminal damage was caused to a white Ford Transit van and tools stolen from within the van. The van was parked in a car park on the Forkhill Road, Newry, immediately off the Forkhill Roundabout. Speaking to ... read more
Source: Newry Times

£73,000 announced for local road safety initiatives

23-Sep-2016
Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has allocated £73,000 for local road safety initiatives as part of the Department’s Road Safety Grant Scheme. Speaking to Newry Times, Hazzard said, “Road traffic collisions and their devastating ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Continued work needed to provide for pupils with autism’ – Boylan

23-Sep-2016
Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan said that continued work with services that provide for pupils with autism is needed to ensure that the Executive’s Autism Strategy and Action Plan are implemented fully. Speaking to Newry Times, Boylan said, “I ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Murphy welcomes moves to block water charges

23-Sep-2016
Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has welcomed moves to ensure that domestic water charges are blocked in the North. Speaking to Newry Times, Murphy said, “A joint proposal was brought to the Executive to maintain the Executive’s policy of no ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry residents urged to ‘Make the Call’ to check their benefit entitlement

22-Sep-2016
Communities Minister Paul Givan has urged people in the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council area to ‘Make the Call’ to check if they are missing out on unclaimed benefits, supports and services. Speaking as he launched the Department for ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Public urged to back campaign for city park at Albert Basin

22-Sep-2016
Independent Newry City Councillor Kevin McAteer has backed the campaign for a city park at the Albert Basin site and has called on the public to back the Newry 2020 group’s campaign to develop a park on the site. Speaking to Newry Times, the ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry pupil to star in new TV programme

21-Sep-2016
A new educational environmental programme from an Irish production company will air on TV screens across Ireland this week. Local pupil John Moan from The Abbey Scoil na Mainistreach, Newry will feature in one of the 12 episodes. ‘Na Dulradóirí’ by ... read more
Source: Newry Times

McNulty seeks committee report on Southern Relief Road

20-Sep-2016
SDLP Assembly Member for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty MLA has asked the Infrastructure Committee at Stormont to have a full briefing on the Southern Relief Road as a matter of urgency. McNulty made the request as the Committee, of which he is a ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Border poll a distraction from more pressing issues’ – Kennedy

20-Sep-2016
Ulster Unionist MLA Danny Kennedy has described calls for a border poll as a distraction from more pressing issues. Danny Kennedy, who represents Newry & Armagh, said, “Sinn Féin cite the 1998 Belfast Agreement as the means for a border poll, but ... read more
Source: Newry Times

New taxi legislation to be enforced from 1st October

20-Sep-2016
Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has confirmed that the legislation requiring taxis to have an approved meter and printer installed will be enforced from the 1st October. Speaking to Newry Times, Minister Hazzard said, “In the past few months, ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry man launches new platform for online fundraising

20-Sep-2016
The digital revolution has made it easier than ever before for the public to give and charities to receive. Now the next stage in online fundraising technology is launching from Ireland. Merging the buy and sell elements of modern marketplace sites with ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Anger after break-in at home of elderly man in Newry

20-Sep-2016
Sinn Féin councillor Liz Kimmins has urged people to remain vigilant and look out for their vulnerable neighbours following a break-in in the Carrivemaclone area. At some stage during the day on Wednesday thieves forced their way into a home in the area ... read more
Source: Newry Times
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