Armagh Community Election 2022 Newry South Armagh

“Let’s Make History!” – Malone

Statement from Councillor Gavin Malone: When I stood for the Council my strap line at the time of my election was, “I WILL DO MY BEST TO MAKE THEM PROUD” and I hope the people of Newry have witnessed how I have put them first and represented them to the best of my ability and […]

Armagh Community Education Election 2022 Newry South Armagh

Education, Education, Education – Grant

Previous Executives have presided over a serious lack of investment and a serious decline in our education system – Workers Party candidate Nicola Grant has said “The first five years of a child’s life are the most formative, yet we have no comprehensive early years education strategy in place to ensure that every child gets […]

Armagh Community Government Newry South Armagh Westminster

SSE Airtricity Price Hike ‘Another Blow’ for Workers and Families – Brady

Sinn Féin MP Mickey Brady has branded the 33% hike in SSE Airtricity prices as ‘another blow’ for workers and families. The Newry and Armagh MP said: “This fresh hike in electricity prices announced by SSE Airtricity today is another blow for workers and families who are already struggling with the cost-of-living crisis.   “People […]

Armagh Crime Portadown

Jewellery, Money and Keys to Camper Van Stolen From Tandragee

Police received a report of a burglary at a house on the Portadown Road in Tandragee shortly before 5.30pm on Wednesday 20th April. Inspector Quinn said: “It was reported that the house was ransacked with a quantity of jewellery, a sum of money and keys to a camper van taken and used to steal the vehicle […]

Armagh Election 2022 Newry Politics South Armagh

People in Newry and Armagh Have Opportunity to Create History, says Coade

People in Newry and Armagh have a real opportunity to create history by delivering the first Alliance MLA for the constituency with their first preference votes, Alliance candidate Jackie Coade has said. Ahead of the poll on May 5, Jackie pointed to the previous election in Newry and Armagh in 2019, where she finished fourth […]

Armagh Community Election 2022 Newry Politics South Armagh

‘Heat or Eat, That is the Question!’ – Malone

Independent Assembly candidate for Newry and Armagh Councillor Gavin Malone has highlighted the seriousness of the cost of living crisis. The Newry and Armagh candidate has stated that this will be a key issue if he is to be elected to the assembly. Councillor Malone said: “Cost of living is a very worrying concern for everyone […]

Armagh Election 2022 Newry Politics South Armagh

Workers Party Candidates Launch Socialist Manifesto

The standout headline in the Workers Party Assembly Election Manifesto is that, on the morning after polling day, the priorities for people across Northern Ireland will be the Cost of Living, the Health Service, Housing. Education, Low Pay and the Environment – NOT a Border Poll, the Protocol, Flags, Culture Wars or who the First Minister is. The […]

Agriculture Armagh Climate Community Election 2022 Newry South Armagh

Executive Department for Energy and Climate Change Would Help Fight Against Climate Crisis, says Coade

The best way to fight the climate crisis locally is to create an Executive Department for Energy and Climate Change, Alliance Newry and Armagh Assembly candidate Jackie Coade has said. Jackie said the move, one of Alliance’s priorities around the issue of climate change contained in the party’s upcoming Assembly election manifesto, would ensure the […]

Armagh Community Election 2022 Health Newry South Armagh

“GP Services: Consult With People First”, says Grant

The announcement that the ‘Phone First’ system for contacting a GP is to be made permanent has been heavily criticised by Workers Party candidate in Newry and Armagh, Nicola Grant  “I am appalled”, she said “that the Royal College of GPs has taken this decision without either reference to, or seeking the opinions of, the […]

Armagh Community Crime Newry South Down Upper Bann

Say NO! to Doorstep Crime

The Department for the Economy’s Trading Standards Service (TSS) is warning consumers of the dangers of employing doorstep callers, as part of its ‘Say No to Doorstep Crime’ campaign. Over the past year TSS has received over 200 complaints from consumers who have fallen victim to doorstep criminals. These traders purposely target older and vulnerable […]