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Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: June 2017

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Newry’s Marian Vale adoptee calls for criminal probe

A man who was forcibly taken from his mother minutes after he was born in the former Catholic church-run mother and baby home in Newry, has called for a criminal investigation into the abuse of victims at it and other…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Fergal receives royal recognition for services to social work

Fergal O’Brien from Mullaghbawn, a social worker and Locality Promoting Wellbeing Manager  with the Southern Health Trust Manager, has been awarded an MBE in recognition of his outstanding services to the community through Social Work.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh

Forkhill Pathway Project launched

Part of the former Forkhill Army Base site has benefitted from over £350,000 of environmental improvement works funded by the Department of Agriculture Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) and Newry, Mourne and Down District Council.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Byrne welcomes u-turn on south Armagh Games Area Strategy

SDLP Slieve Gullion Councillor Pete Byrne has welcomed a U-turn from Council Officials in relation to the Multi-Use Games Area Strategy following his significant lobbying effort for a complete rethink to ensure Slieve Gullion was not being disadvantaged for capital…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

7 year old Bessbrook ‘superstar’ is winner at Spirit of Northern Ireland awards

A young Bessbrook girl described by her family and teachers as a “superstar” has won the Spirit of Youth Award at the 2017 Sunday Life Spirit of Northern Ireland Awards with Specsavers.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Double award celebrations for Southern Area Hospice

Southern Area Hospice Services were delighted to be awarded twice in one week with ‘Team of the Year’ at the Irish News Workplace and Employment Awards followed by, lifetime Hospice volunteer John Dalzell MBE receiving the ‘Long Service Volunteer’ Award…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Border Communities Against Brexit continue to lobby for Special Status

The Border Communities Against Brexit (BCAB) group gathered on the steps of Stormont on Friday to mark the anniversary of the remain vote in the North and to continue its campaign lobbying for a Special Status within the EU for…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Newry Southern Relief Road Scheme options published

Two options for development of the long awaited Newry Southern Relief Road Scheme have been published for further consultation.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Health Trusts avoid confirming claims of inflated on-call rates

Both the Belfast Trust and the Southern Trust have avoided confirming if allegations of inflated -on-call pay rates have been offered to senior consultants in Belfast to cover the Daisy Hill A&E unit.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Clanrye charity awards financial aid at launch of new £200k funding call

A Newry-based charity has launched a new £200,000 Community Fund to assist local community groups and organisations across the city.