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Opposition to proposed prospecting license

18-Sep-2017
Sinn Fein MLA Megan Fearon has responded to the Department of the Economy regarding the proposal to grant a prospecting licence in County Armagh to Conroy Gold and Natural Resources plc. Speaking to Newry Times, Megan stated, “Sinn Féin will not ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Excitement builds for Hospice Motorbike Run

18-Sep-2017
Southern Area Hospice are holding a motorbike run in order to raise much needed funds for their Services this Saturday 23rd September. It will depart at 2pm from Greenbank Industrial Estate, Newry.     The route tracks along the coast via ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Call for red kite volunteers in Newry and Mourne

18-Sep-2017
It’s a pivotal time for red kites in Northern Ireland – and RSPB NI needs your help. Northern Ireland has been home to these stunning raptors for nine years now since their reintroduction in 2008 thanks to RSPB NI, the Golden Eagle Trust and the ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry sets sail with first City of Merchants festival

17-Sep-2017
Newry scores a new festival first this month as a brand new spectacular weekend-long event sails in to captivate a city renowned for its rich maritime and industrial heritage and its prowess in trade and commerce. Organised by Newry, Mourne and Down ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Southern Trust ‘Fit 4 U’ participants enjoy walk through Newry

15-Sep-2017
Participants of the Southern Trust Fit 4 U Project have been taking part in walking groups across the Southern area during August.  Venues included Dungannon Park, Lurgan Park, Newry Tow Path, The Mall in Armagh and Riverside Walk in Banbridge.    ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry to mark Community Relations and Cultural Awareness Week

14-Sep-2017
The Newry area is set to mark this year’s Community Relations and Cultural Awareness Week, with a number of events taking place in the local area. Coordinated by the Community Relations Council (CRC), it is running from Monday, 18th September  – ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry MLA calls for increase in childcare basic allowance to 20 hours

13-Sep-2017
SDLP MLA for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty has said that increasing the basic allowance of free childcare available to working parents would have a transformative effect on the lives of children and their families.  The Newry and Armagh Assembly ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Call for trial night bus run to South Armagh from Newry

12-Sep-2017
Sinn Féin Councillor Terry Hearty has called on Translink to trial run a night bus to South Armagh. The Slieve Gullion Councillor made the call after being inundated with complaints from young people from the area who cannot use services in Newry as ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Urgent appeal for foster carers to look after vulnerable teenagers

12-Sep-2017
Barnardo’s NI foster carer Avril Kenwell from Ballynahinch is backing an urgent Barnardo’s appeal for more foster carers to look after vulnerable teenagers in Northern Ireland. Speaking to Newry Times, Avril (pictured right), who together with her ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Local MLA to lead cross-party meeting on schools’ coaching scheme

12-Sep-2017
SDLP Assembly Member for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty  is to meet David Sterling, Head of the Civil Service to discuss the future of the Curriculum Sports Programme in local primary schools.  He has asked a representative of all other political ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Public Meeting in Newry to discuss Trust savings plans

11-Sep-2017
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust is hosting public meetings as part of its consultation on its draft Savings Plan for 2017/2018. Health and Social Care Trusts across Northern Ireland have been tasked by the Department of Health with developing ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Support available to help Newry residents get on the property ladder

11-Sep-2017
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Roisin Mulgrew, recently met with Co-Ownership Housing Director of Customer Services, Glynis Hobson, to learn more about the work of Co-Ownership Housing during its Shared Ownership Month ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘The EU gets the border problem even if Britain doesn’t’ – Newry MLA

11-Sep-2017
SDLP MLA for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty has welcomed the publication of the European Commission’s paper on Ireland and has described it as yet another important milestone in the Brexit process. Speaking to Newry Times, McNulty said, “Michel ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘McCreesh Park lighting system is important investment’ – Brady

11-Sep-2017
Sinn Féin MP Mickey Brady has called the installation of a new lighting system in Raymond McCreesh Park a ‘crucial investment’ for the facility and wider area. He was speaking following the announcement that a new system of lights would be ... read more
Source: Newry Times

FREE Stress Control Courses in Newry and Mourne

08-Sep-2017
The Southern Health and Social Care Trust is running a series of free Stress Management classes.  Funded by the Public Health Agency, the classes aim to help anyone of any age who feels they are suffering from stress, anxiety or depression. The six week ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Newry school parents asked to pay for pencils and paper

08-Sep-2017
A primary school warns budget cuts will mean staff reductions and asks parents for ... read more
Source: BBC

Newry MLA meets health chiefs on local services

07-Sep-2017
SDLP MLA for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty has met with the Chief Executive of the Southern Health and Social Care Trust and has raised a number of issues with him. McNulty was joined in the meeting with Francis Rice by South Down MLA Sinead Bradley. ... read more
Source: Newry Times

‘Prescription drug abuse needs tackled urgently’ – Newry MLA

07-Sep-2017
SDLP Assembly Member Justin McNulty has called for urgent action on drug abuse across the North including prescription drugs following comments made by Coroner Joe McCrisken. McNulty told Newry Times, “The abuse of prescription medication is an ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Byrne calls for ‘transparent debate’ on Council Health Committee formation

07-Sep-2017
SDLP Slieve Gullion Councillor Pete Bryne has called for openness and transparency in the process of the formation of a Health Committee at Newry, Mourne and Down District Council after new proposals downgraded the new Committee to a Health Working ... read more
Source: Newry Times

Broadband Services in Newry and Armagh discussed at meeting

06-Sep-2017
SDLP MLA for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty has met with BT to discuss Broadband Services in Newry and Armagh. Speaking to Newry Times, McNulty explained, “Broadband services, or the lack of them, are a major issue for many people across Newry and ... read more
Source: Newry Times
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