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Police Appeal After Vehicle Fires in Armagh

Police are appealing for information and witnesses after a number of vehicles were believed to be deliberately set on fire in Co Armagh in the early hours of this morning, Friday 1st July. Sergeant Walkingshaw said: “At approximately 2.15am, officers received and responded to a report of several cars on fire in the Gortcille area […]

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Economic Violence Against Women and Girls Also Needs to be Addressed

Nicola Grant, Workers Party constituency representative in Newry & Armagh represented the Party at yesterday’s all-party discussions at Stormont as part of the development of a strategy to end violence against women and girls. Nicola also attended the conference later in the afternoon addressed by leading author and academic Dr Jackson Katz. The Workers Party […]

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Lord Mayor Greenfield Announces Extension to SHSCT Adult Learning Disability Carers’ Get Active Card

Newly elected Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon, Councillor Paul Greenfield announces extension to eligibility and duration of the Carers’ Get Active Card Pilot Scheme. Led by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, and Southern Health and Social Care Trust, the collaborative initiative offers a 20% discount to normal membership fees across all […]

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Armagh Business Constituency Newry and Armagh

Rice’s Hotel Celebrates 15 Years in Business

Nestled in the heart of the community in Poyntzpass is Rice’s Hotel. Established in 1798 when the village was a bustling hub of markets and fairs, Rice’s Hotel was then one of 4 busy hotels frequented by passing business people. Fast forward to 2022 and they still get asked if they have rooms available for […]

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Boylan Urges Health Department to Address Recognition Payment Delay

Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan has said delays in recognition payments for health and social care workers are unacceptable and urged the Department to get it paid to workers. The Newry and Armagh MLA said: “Ongoing delays in getting the recognition payment out and into the pockets of some health and social care workers is […]

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Tories Need to Listen to Workers and Act on the Cost of Living! – Brady

Sinn Féin MP Mickey Brady has called on the British government to listen to workers and act on the soaring cost of living. The Newry and Armagh MP said: “For months the cost of living has been on a steep upward trajectory, inflation is now predicted to hit 11% over the next couple of months […]

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Functioning Executive Needed to Fix and Transform our Health service – Boylan

Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan has said that only a fully functioning Executive can fix and transform our health service. The Newry and Armagh MLA was speaking after Health Minister Robin Swann announced that plans to reshape hospital care would go out to consultation in the autumn. Cathal said: “Sinn Féin is committed to investing […]

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Cost of Living Top of the Agenda for Finance Ministers

Finance Ministers across the UK met in Cardiff today, with how to support people and businesses with soaring bills dominating discussion. The price of food, fuel, energy, clothes, travel costs and rent continue to go up as inflation rises. And OFGEM has warned energy bills are set to rise again by around £800 per year […]

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Armagh Community Newry Politics South Armagh

TUV Welcomes GB News Live Twelfth Coverage

Statement by TUV Newry and Armagh spokesperson Keith Ratcliffe: “Within 24 hours of the announcement by the BBC that they were binning live coverage of the Twelfth TUV had made contact with GB News about the possibility of them filling the gap and therefore I am absolutely delighted that the channel has stepped in and […]

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McNulty Welcomes Ruling on Casement Park

SDLP Newry & Armagh Justin McNulty has welcomed the ruling that planning permission for the new stadium at Casement Park can proceed. A legal challenge against the planning permission was rejected in the High Court recently.  Mr McNulty said the ruling was a watershed moment for the long-awaited project and he hoped to see work commence as […]