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Break-in at Children’s Arts charity “heart-wrenching”

September 23, 2019 

By Diarmúid Pepper

In the early hours of Wednesday morning last, much-loved Arts charity ‘Sticky Fingers’ on Upper Edward Street in Newry suffered a break-in.

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Podium success for Mullaghbawn teenager in World Transplant Games

September 23, 2019 

By Diarmúid Pepper

Mullaghbawn’s Eve Hamill had a summer to remember as she took home four medals from the recent World Transplant Games.

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McKenna: No fresh charges after police questioning

September 23, 2019 

Following a fresh bout of police questioning last week, no new charges have been levelled against former Crossmaglen man Thomas McKenna, a court has heard.

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Green light for new £6m service station despite opposition

September 23, 2019 

Plans for a new £6million motorway service station for Newry have been given the go ahead despite Council planners previously recommending that it be refused.

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SOSU committee delivers public response to Review of Stroke Services consultation

September 23, 2019 

The Support Our Stroke Unit (SOSU) Committee, which was elected at a public meeting in the Canal Court Hotel, Newry, has recently completed its public consultation in response to the proposals on the Review of Stroke Services in Northern Ireland, launched by the Department of Health earlier this year.

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Crossmaglen SEC daycare facility scoops top award

September 23, 2019 

wo local daycare providers have scooped the top two places in the annual Health Trusts’ Best Kept Health & Social Care awards. 

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£8m funding boost for Newry City Centre Regeneration scheme

September 23, 2019 

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council’s £20 million Newry City Centre Regeneration (CCR) Scheme has received a further financial boost of an additional £8 million, provided by the Belfast Region City Deal (BRCD).

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Schoolchildren find newborn kittens dumped in plastic bag

September 16, 2019 

Schoolchildren who discovered a bag containing five newborn kittens that were abandoned in Mullaghbawn have been praised by the Ulster Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals (USPCA) whose spokesman said that without their intervention, the animals would have died.

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Bellew brothers crowned ‘Independent Electrical Wholesaler of the Year 2019’

September 16, 2019 

Hard work, grit and determination have led the Bellew brothers from Crossmaglen to the top of their game, taking the title of ‘Independent Electrical Wholesaler of the Year 2019’ at the recent annual Electrical Industries Federation of Ireland Awards. 

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Teenager embarks on ‘Hell and Back’ challenge in memory of late mum

September 16, 2019 

Cullyhanna teenager Erin O’Reilly is undertaking the gruelling ‘Hell and Back’ challenge to raise funds for the Mandeville Unit in Craigavon. 

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