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Community Constituency Craigavon Crime Upper Bann

Angler Convicted at Craigavon Court

A Lurgan angler was today convicted at Craigavon Magistrates’ Court in his absence for several fishing offences and fined a total of £415 which included a £15 offender levy. Mr Kieran Jackson (23) of Ardboe Drive, Lurgan, was today found guilty at Craigavon Magistrates’ Court of five breaches of legislation on two different dates as prescribed under […]

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Community South Down Government Downpatrick Council NMD Council Constituency

Spring Forward and Secure Your New Job at Newry, Mourne and Down Job Fair

Newry, Mourne and Down Labour Market Partnership is offering local employers and residents the opportunity to come together at a Job Fair in Downpatrick on Thursday 9 March 2023. Providing a platform for businesses across the district to promote a range of vacancies, the Newry, Mourne and Down Job Fair will entice those interested in […]

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Community Banbridge Upper Bann Government Stormont Constituency International

Tennyson Supports Holocaust Memorial Day 2023

Alliance MLA Eóin Tennyson has declared support for Holocaust Memorial Day, saying we must never forget the pain imposed on millions of people around the world. Holocaust Memorial Day is the day for everyone to remember the millions of people murdered in the Holocaust and in the genocides which followed in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia, and […]

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Banbridge Community Constituency Crime Portadown Upper Bann

Police Continue Drug Raids in Portadown and Banbridge

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Organised Crime Branch have last night, February 6, and today carried out further house searches as part of an ongoing investigation into an Organised Crime Group. Last night detectives returned to the Garvaghy Road area of Portadown and conducted a further house search where they uncovered a […]

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Community Council Government Health Louth Louth County Council

Improving Quality of Life in Louth County Council Housing Stock

Louth County Council have spent €6.7 million retrofitting local authority housing stock over the last two years, ensuring warmer, cleaner, more energy efficient homes. The Energy Efficiency Retrofit Programme (EERP) launched in 2021 is one of the pillars of the Housing for All initiative. The objective of the scheme is to improve the energy efficiency […]

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Community Education Newry Government Stormont Campaigns Constituency Cost of Living Newry and Armagh

Cuts to Local Youth Services Are Deeply Concerning – Kimmins

Sinn Féin MLA Liz Kimmins has said that plans by the EA to cut budgets of local youth services is a real concern. The Newry and Armagh MLA said: “Here in Newry I have already met some local service providers to listen to their concerns around cuts to local EA youth services. “We have now […]

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Armagh Community Constituency Crime Government Newry and Armagh Stormont

More Must Be Done to Tackle Rural Crime! – Boylan

Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan has said more must be done to tackle rural and agricultural crime in our communities. The Newry & Armagh MLA was speaking following a recent spate of agricultural thefts in the rural Armagh area. Cathal said:   “We’ve learned of a number of rural thefts that have taken place recently in the […]

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Business Community Politics South Armagh Government Council NMD Council Constituency Newry and Armagh Elections Election 2023

Planning Delays Compromising Investment for South Armagh – Murphy

Sinn Féin Councillor Declan Murphy has expressed concern at the delay in the council processing planning applications. Speaking in relation to a project to develop a mobile phone mast in the Camlough and Bessbrook area, the Slieve Gullion councillor said: “The delay facing planning applications such as these, is proving to be problematic.  “The application […]

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Community Constituency Newry Newry and Armagh

Missing Person Appeal for Kyle Kelly

Police in Newry are concerned for the whereabouts of the following missing person, Kyle Kelly, 35 years old, 5ft 5″, Medium build with dark brown short hair. He was last sighted on Sunday morning wearing a Navy Ireland rugby top, navy jeans and navy and white Tommy Hilfiger trainers. He was last seen in the […]

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Business Community Constituency Council Government Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council Politics

Rates Rise Avoidable!

Nicola Grant has condemned last night’s 5.99% rates increase and has called the council’s decision ‘uncaring and unimaginative’ “This is just not acceptable”, the local Workers Party representative said. “Claiming that the rates rise was the lowest that could be achieved, just won’t wash”. The council is sitting on financial reserves of £35 million pounds. […]