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Rowing club in court to face theft allegations

May 22, 2017 

Members of a local rowing club are set to appear before Newry Magistrates’ Court today (Monday) to face allegations of theft in relation to boats and a storage container they had retrieved from a derelict site on the Fathom Line in Newry. Read more

Unite car sticker campaign sends clear message – “Hands Off Daisy Hill!”

May 22, 2017 

Following the unveiling of Unite’s “Hands off Daisy Hill” mural in Newry last week, the local branch of the union has stepped up its campaign to retain all life-saving acute services at Daisy Hill Hospital with a car sticker drive to highlight the cause. Read more

Green light expected for Killeavy Glasshouse plans

May 22, 2017 

Plans for a new glasshouse and external facilities at the new four star Killeavy Castle Hotel are expected to be approved when they come before the Council’s Planning Committee on Wednesday. Read more

Family appeal as Kingsmill inquest resumes

May 22, 2017 

As the inquest into the Kingsmill massacre resumed last week, the family of one of the victims has appealed to those responsible to contact them. Read more

IRA should relinquish Nairac body, says UUP

May 22, 2017 

Ulster Unionist MLA Doug Beattie MC has called on Sinn Fein’s Michelle O’Neill to use her position to help bring closure to the families of the remaining ‘Disappeared.’ Read more

Newry Chamber reveals 3 point plan for recruitment of Daisy Hill ED consultants

May 22, 2017 

The Newry Chamber of Commerce and Trade has developed a three point plan to assist in the recruitment of senior medical staff for Daisy Hill Emergency Department. In a statement released last week the Newry Chamber reiterated that the presence of a secure Emergency Department at Daisy Hill Hospital “is vital to the wellbeing of all our employees across all the business sectors.” Read more

Planning approval recommended for Slieve Gullion amenity building

May 22, 2017 

Slieve Gullion Forest Park looks set to receive a new amenity building consisting of showers and public toilets, with a planning application submitted for the new facility recommended for approval at this Wednesday’s Planning Committee meeting. Read more

Student florist set to bloom at Chelsea Flower Show

May 22, 2017 

A student florist from Camlough is set to blossom at this year’s world famous Chelsea Flower Show, having secured a final place in the Young Chelsea Florist of the Year competition. Read more

‘Hands off Daisy Hill’ campaign gathers pace

May 15, 2017 

Despite assurances from the Southern Trust that the Emergency Department in Daisy Hill will be retained for the foreseeable future the public have been urged to continue to support the campaign for a long term solution to the A&E recruitment crisis and the retention of services throughout the hospital. Read more

Unite unveils ‘Hands Off Daisy Hill’ Mural in Newry as campaign steps up

May 15, 2017 

Unite Newry officially unveiled its eye-catching “Hands Off Daisy Hill” mural in Canal Street in the city on Friday evening.  The ceremony marked the launch of the union’s dedicated campaign to keep public pressure on the Southern Health and Social Care Trust to guarantee delivery on promises to retain services in Daisy Hill. Read more

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