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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

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

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

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

St Mary’s Primary School awarded for ‘bringing the world into the classroom’

October 15, 2018 

St. Mary’s Primary School in Mullaghbawn has been awarded the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition of its work to “bring the world into the classroom.” Read more

Relocation of Outpatients and GP Out of Hours at Daisy Hill

October 15, 2018 

 The Outpatients and GP Out of Hours services at Daisy Hill Hospital are set to relocate as part of ongoing work at the hospital to make way for a new Direct Assessment Unit.  Read more

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