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Newry Slumlords Stealing £600 Vouchers From Tenants

In the past week it has come to the attention of the wider Republican Movement in Newry that a number of landlords have stolen the £600 energy voucher from their tenants. Local Saoradh spokesperson Cliodhna McCool explained “On at least one occasion a female tenant was “kicked out” of the home for simply asking for […]

Business Community Constituency Craigavon Government Stormont Upper Bann

Rushmere Buyout Welcomed

Sinn Féin MLA John O’Dowd has welcomed news that Rushmere Shopping centre has been purchased out of administration by Killahoey Group. Mr O’Dowd said: “There has been some uncertainty for businesses and workers in Rushmere since it went into administration in April 2022.  “Those businesses and workers who are the heartbeat of the centre will […]

Community Constituency Newry Newry and Armagh

Saoradh Conduct Community Patrols in Newry

Once again Saoradh activists have conducted visible pro-active walkabouts in the Meadow area of Newry to ensure the safety of local residents and property. Party members visited Clanrye Avenue, Killeavy Road and Slieve Gullion Road this evening [Feb 1st] and engaged with numerous residents.  Speaking from Saoradh’s Newry office local activist Anthony Coyle explained “This […]

Business Community Crime

Shell Records Highest Profits in 115 Years

Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart has said that reports that Shell has reported record annual profits, the highest in 115 years, further evidence the need for the Government to introduce to regulate the supply of oil and gas within the UK, to shelve any suggestion of increasing fuel duty in March. Carla Lockhart said: “I […]

Community Crime Newry Government Council NMD Council Constituency Newry and Armagh Elections Election 2023

Mathers Condemns Device Left in Newry

Sinn Féin spokesperson Aidan Mathers has slammed those responsible for an explosive device in Newry. The Newry City spokesperson spoke after a viable explosive device was found at a home in the Barcroft area on Wednesday night. Aidan Mathers said: “I condemn those responsible, they caused fear and disruption for the community, with many local […]

Community Health Lurgan Upper Bann Government Westminster Constituency

Screening Key to Protecting Women From Cervical Cancer

DUP MP for Upper Bann has marked Cervical Cancer Prevention Week by urging women to be aware of the importance of screening, and calling on the Government to increase investment towards ongoing research into the causes and treatment of cervical cancer. Carla Lockhart said: “Like all cancers, cervical cancer is most easily treated if it […]

Community Constituency Council Government Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council

Planning Application for Newry Theatre and Conference Centre Submitted

A Planning Application for the Theatre and Conference Centre and accompanying public realm in Newry is currently being processed and will soon be available to view on the new NI Planning Portal.  The Centre is part of plans to enhance cultural activity space in the heart of the City. The Council wants to attract more people […]

ABC Council Armagh Community Constituency Council Election 2023 Elections Government Infrastructure Newry and Armagh

McKernan Warns ‘Drivers Dodging Potholes Across Rural Roads’

SDLP Cusher Representative Emmajayne McKernan has said she has reported a number dangerous potholes on roads across Cusher. McKernan said, “I’ve been contacted by many rural road users about the dire state of the roads. Drivers are facing dangerous conditions between surface water, poor drainage, lack of gritting and now the all-too-common potholes. “I’ve reports of […]

Community Newry Infrastructure Government Council NMD Council Constituency Newry and Armagh Elections Election 2023

Harte Welcomes DFI Commitment to Resurface Chapel Road

Sinn Féin councillor Valerie Harte has welcomed a commitment from DFI to carry out a long overdue resurfacing of Chapel road in Newry. The Newry City Councillor said: “After much work on behalf of residents of commons way, and constituents using the local household recycling centre, I’m glad to have a commitment from DFI to […]

Community Constituency Crime Newry Newry and Armagh

Police Appeal After Pipe Bomb Found in Newry

Detectives in Newry are continuing to appeal for information following the discovery of a viable pipe bomb device yesterday, Wednesday 1st February. Detective Inspector Duffield said: “Shortly before 5:30pm, police received a report of a suspicious object located in the front garden of a residential property in the Barcroft Park area.  Officers attended and the object […]