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Plans for a City Park in Newry Advance as Council Agrees Outline Business Case

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council’s Strategy, Policy and Resources (SPR) Committee has agreed the outline business case for a City Park at Newry’s Albert Basin as part of plans to unlock funding of £16.2 million. Subject to ratification at a meeting of full Council in June the outline business case will be submitted to […]

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Come Clean on Albert Basin Funding and Future – Grant

The Workers Party’s Nicola Grant has called on the Department for Finance to act immediately to re-assure local people that the £16.2 million funding for the Albert Basin Park project is secure and will remain available to the Council and the project development team. “There is considerable concern locally that slippage on the original timetable […]

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Campaigns Community Daisy Hill Election 2022 Health Newry

‘Develop Daisy Hill, says Grant

The future of services at Daisy Hill hospital can’t be allowed to became an “election campaign one-day wonder”, the Workers Party’s Nicola Grant has warned. “There is a real danger that once we get past polling day that the spotlight on Daisy Hill will begin to fade and then be quietly forgotten about. That cannot […]

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Enough Is Enough! – Malone

Independent Assembly candidate for Newry and Armagh Councillor Gavin Malone has stated that enough is enough regarding the stripping of services from Daisy Hill Hospital. The Newry and Armagh Assembly candidate has pledged to make Daisy Hill Hospital a number one priority if he gets elected. Councillor Malone said: “Our hospital needs protected! If I […]

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Action Needed to Protect Our Health Service – Brady

Sinn Féin MP Mickey Brady has said action must be taken now to protect our health service.  Speaking in support of the SOS NHS campaign, the Newry and Armagh MP said:  “For over a decade, Tory austerity has eroded health and social care services. Staff now feel these cuts are making their life-saving work almost […]

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Saoradh Newry Will Remove Daisy Hill Hospital Clamps!

Saoradh Newry have pledged to cut off clamps placed on cars in Daisy Hill hospital if contacted by vehicle owners. This comes after four van loads of men from a private company arrived at the hospital car park earlier today [Feb 22nd] and began clamping cars belonging to visitors, patients and staff. Speaking from Saoradh’s […]

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Campaigns Community Daisy Hill Dáil Éireann Election 2022 Government Health Newry Stormont

Sinn Féin Health Spokesperson Visits Daisy Hill

Sinn Féin TD David Cullinane has said there are huge opportunities for Daisy Hill to grow and develop on an all-island basis. Speaking after visiting the hospital to meet with health workers and the Southern Trust, the party’s Dáil health spokesperson said: “I was pleased to visit Daisy Hill to meet health workers to listen […]

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Southern Trust Car Parking Enforcement “necessary.”

Following the clamping of cars at Daisy Hill Hospital the Southern Trust has stated that its car parking enforcement is necessary to deter people from parking inappropriately. A spokesperson for the Southern Trust stated: “It is absolutely vital that we can manage traffic flow on our very busy hospital sites and ensure that emergency and […]

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Campaigns Daisy Hill Election 2022 Health Newry

McNulty Hits Out at Daisy Hill Clamping!

SDLP MLA Justin McNulty has sharply criticised the decision by the Southern Trust to allow the vehicles of patient visitors and on-call workers at Daisy Hill Hospital to be clamped. The Newry & Armagh Assembly Member commented: “This is a real slap in the face to our front line health workers who have pushed themselves […]

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Campaigns Daisy Hill Election 2022 Health Newry

Coade Condemns Clamping of NHS Staff Cars at Daisy Hill

Newry and Armagh Alliance representative Jackie Coade has condemned the clamping of cars belonging to NHS staff at Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry. Speaking from her social media Ms Coade said: “I am absolutely disgusted to see Southern Health and Social Care Trust staff being clamped at #Daisyhill hospital in #Newry today. I am absolutely […]