crossexaminer.co.uk

Newspaper for Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Newry and Down.

Month: October 2018

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Bail for pair linked to Carnbane arson attack 

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

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Sarah set for masterclass with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet

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.

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Trust CEO dispels fears over learning disability underspend

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…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

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

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. 

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Official opening of Killean Primary School new build

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

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

£500 reward offered in hunt for puppy killers

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.

Sports

Crossmaglen Rangers Revamp Rewarded

 ● 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…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

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

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.  

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

Southern Trust refutes MP’s cancer screening claim

 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…

Lead Stories Newry South Armagh South Down

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

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.