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ABC Council Community Constituency Council Government Newry and Armagh Upper Bann

Lord Mayor Welcomes His Chosen Charities

Each year, the Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon chooses two charities to support during their year of office – and this year, Councillor Paul Greenfield, has chosen to support B Positive and the Southern Hospice NI. “I am thoroughly enjoying my time as Lord Mayor so far and am delighted that part […]

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Community Constituency Council Government Louth Louth County Council Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council South Down

Council Welcomes Delegation from Finland to the District

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council working in partnership with the East Border Region and Louth County Council welcomed a delegation from Kunta TEK Labour Union in Finland to our district on Friday 23 September to visit Victoria Lock, the Narrow Water Bridge site in Warrenpoint and the Carlingford Lough Greenway. The delegation comprised of […]

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Community Sport

Ulster GAA Partner With Anthony Nolan Charity for Stem Cell Research

Ulster GAA hosted a Staff Health Day at the Tyrone GAA Centre of Excellence in Garvaghy last week where they welcomed the charity Anthony Nolan as the key address. The Anthony Nolan charity makes lifesaving connections between patients and strangers ready to donate their stem cells. Stem cell and bone marrow donations are so vitally […]

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Community Constituency Newry Newry and Armagh South Armagh

Colour Run Raises Funds For Local Charity

Students from St. Joseph’s High School Crossmaglen, Newtownhamilton High School, St. Paul’s High School Bessbrook and Newry High School took part in a colour run on Monday 26 September as part of their school social action project. The event was funded by the Executive Office’s TBUC programme and was delivered by Newry and Slieve Gullion […]

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Community Health

Social Care Council Congratulate social Workers Who Are Shaping Future of social Work

164 inspirational social workers across Northern Ireland are being celebrated today for their contribution to shaping the future of social work through learning and development, at the Northern Ireland Social Care Council’s (Social Care Council’s) Professional in Practice Awards 2022. The ceremony recognises those social workers who have completed their Professional in Practice Award and […]

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Campaigns Community Cost of Living Government Politics Westminster

Parliament Must be Recalled Urgently to Discuss New Government Financial Plan!, says Farry

Parliament must be recalled urgently to discuss a new Government financial plan, Alliance MP Stephen Farry has said. The pound has dropped in value after the Government’s tax cut plan sent the UK economy into turmoil, with the IMF criticising the move. “Last week’s financial statement from the Chancellor is an unmitigated self-inflicted financial and […]

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Business Campaigns Community Constituency Cost of Living Government Newry Newry and Armagh Politics Westminster

British Government Needs to do More to Help Businesses! – Brady

Sinn Féin MP Mickey Brady has said the British government needs to do more to help struggling businesses including reinstating the reduced rate of VAT businesses had during the pandemic. The Newry and Armagh MP said: “A clear message from local businesses is that the single biggest action the British government could take to help […]

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Business Campaigns Community Constituency Cost of Living Government Lurgan Politics Stormont Upper Bann Westminster

Workers & Families Left in The Cold After Tory Budget-O’Dowd

“The Tories have put the interests of the super-rich over the needs of ordinary people with their Budget proposals”, says Sinn Féin MLA John O’Dowd. His ministerial colleague Deirdre Hargey, who has described the Budget proposals as “putting the interests of the super-rich over the needs of ordinary people struggling to heat their homes”, will meet with her Scottish and Welsh counterparts later this week […]

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ABC Council Armagh Banbridge Community Constituency Council Government Lurgan Newry and Armagh Portadown South Armagh Upper Bann Westminster

MP Hits Out at ABC Council

DUP MP Carla Lockhart has hit out at ABC Council over their refusal to collect black bags from home owners and businesses following the industrial action. The local MP recently welcomed the end of the strike saying that she was keen for a fair deal for both the workers and the rate payer.  She has […]

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Community Constituency Government Lurgan Newry and Armagh Upper Bann Westminster

Lockhart Praises Funding Fair

Upper Bann MP, Carla Lockhart has hailed her recent funding fair a very successful evening with a significant number of groups and organisations from right across Upper Bann taking time to come along and engage with a range of funders. Speaking following the event Carla Lockhart MP said, “I was very grateful to all who […]