Anger at Southern Trust’s £7m learning disability underspend

October 22, 2018 

Local political representatives have spoken out to condemn a multi-million pound underspend in the Southern Trust’s learning disabilities budget over the last four years.   Read more

Citizen’s Advice launches petition to remove benefit appeals from Newry courthouse

October 22, 2018 

The Citizens Advice Bureau in Newry has launched a petition to have benefits appeals removed from Newry Courthouse.  The petition calls for benefits appeals to be held in a neutral venue so that members of the public do not feel like “they have committed a criminal  offence.” Read more

St Joseph’s students at the Top Table with Nolan

October 22, 2018 

Eleven year 14 Sociology students from St Joseph’s High School in Crossmaglen took part in BBC One’s ‘Top Table’ current affairs programme, which was aired on Wednesday last. Read more

Dublin GAA star praised for inspirational talk

October 22, 2018 

GAA fans across the locality were treated to an interesting and encouraging presentation from six-times All-Ireland winner and one of the greats of the modern-day Gaelic games, Philly McMahon when the Dublin senior player visited Crossmaglen Rangers GFC on Thursday evening. Read more

Rangers back in the groove

October 22, 2018 

 ● Senior Championship Final Ballymacnab 1-15 Crossmaglen Rangers 0-24

The quality of football and the numerous scores from play (22 points from Cross, 1-12 for Ballymacnab) contributed to a most enjoyable and entertaining Armagh final seen in a long time.  Read more

Call for cross-border approach to tackle ‘boy racers’

October 22, 2018 

Sinn Féin has called on the PSNI to take a proactive approach in tackling the ongoing anti-social behaviour involving ‘boy racers’ on the Old Dublin Road, near Newry. Read more

Drivers warned over inconsiderate parking at Hospital

October 22, 2018 

Police in Newry and Mourne have issued a warning to motorists who park in an inconsiderate manner that they face being fined or having their vehicle towed away. Read more

Peter’s edge a tight affair

October 22, 2018 

● Intermediate Championship Final St Peter’s 1-11 Mullaghbawn 1-10

Five unanswered points in a 10 minute second half spell gave St. Peter’s a four point cushion which they held onto until four minutes of added time had elapsed when Mullaghbawn with the clock against them, got a goal to cut the deficit to the minimum 1-11 to 1-10, which proved to be the games last score, which enable Peter’s to capture their first Atty Hearty Cup in 37 years.  Read more

Issue 1330 – Flashbacks

October 22, 2018 

Fatal crash claims two victims from same family

October 15, 2018 

The two victims of Friday’s tragic road accident on the A1 near Newry were members of the same family. Read more

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