Bail for pair linked to Carnbane arson attack 

October 30, 2018 

Two men arrested on suspicion of arson after a major blaze at a former customs site in Newry have been released on police bail pending further enquiries Read more

Sarah set for masterclass with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet

October 30, 2018 

St Joseph’s High School pupil, Sarah Campbell, has been chosen to take part in a prestigious poetry masterclass at Seamus Heaney HomePlace in Derry next month. Read more

Trust CEO dispels fears over learning disability underspend

October 30, 2018 

Following a meeting with the Chief Executive of the Southern Health and Social Care Trust, Shane Devlin, in relation to the reported underspend in its Learning Disability budget, SDLP MLA Justin McNulty says he has received assurances that the money will be reinvested in services for those living with a learning disability. Read more

Calls for bus service provision at ‘empty’ park and share facility

October 30, 2018 

Commuters are calling for the provision of a bus service at a new £220,000 park and share facility outside Newry which has lain almost unused since it was opened in the summer.  Read more

Official opening of Killean Primary School new build

October 30, 2018 

Killean Primary School celebrated the completion of a School Enhancement Programme with the official opening of its £1.5 million new premises.  Read more

£500 reward offered in hunt for puppy killers

October 30, 2018 

The USPCA has offered a £500 reward to find those responsible for the death of a three week old puppy, which was discovered tied up inside a plastic bag and discarded at the side of a road in Bessbrook. Read more

Crossmaglen Rangers Revamp Rewarded

October 30, 2018 

 ● UCSFC Saturday 3rd November at The Athletic Grounds 7pm – Crossmaglen Rangers v Coalisland Fianna

Not since winning their eleventh title with a 2-17 to 2-12 win over Scotstown have Crossmaglen Rangers been involved in the Ulster Senior Club Football Championship. Read more

Newry staff “in limbo” after Debenhams announces plans to close 50 stores

October 30, 2018 

The news that Debenhams is understood to be seeking to close 50 of its 166 stores after suffering a record £500m loss has left staff at the Quays anchor store in Newry in a state of uncertainty.   Read more

Southern Trust refutes MP’s cancer screening claim

October 22, 2018 

 The Southern Trust has refuted claims by Newry and Armagh MP Mickey Brady that the region is at risk of losing vital breast cancer screening services under a recommendation being considered to centralise the service at the Ulster Hospital in Dundonald.  Read more

Young mountaineer set to scale Kilimanjaro for NI Children’s Hospice

October 22, 2018 

A young mountaineer whose dad was the second Irishman to conquer Mount Everest is set to scale the heights of Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of the NI Children’s Hospice this week. Read more

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