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Albert Basin Park Campaigns Community Constituency Council Government Infrastructure Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council

Questions Raised Over Albert Basin Park’s Inclusion in Levelling Up Funding

A row has broken out regarding the lack of interest for the Albert Basin Park to be included in Newry, Mourne and Down District Councils “Levelling up” funding application. The “Levelling up” Fund is designed to invest in infrastructure that improves everyday life across the UK. The £4.8 billion fund will support town centre and […]

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Business Community Constituency Events Lifestyle Newry Newry and Armagh

Nan Rice’s Reveal “Marty Mural” to Newry Legend

Newry based business Nan Rice’s which is known for being a popular destination for young and old in Newry has created new mural dedicated to a popular Newry man. The mural which is located in the tunnel area of the bar and outdoor lounge area depicts an image of a very well known Newry legend….Martin […]

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Community Constituency Council Government Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council

Newry Town Hall Lit up for Action Mesothelioma Day

Chairperson Councillor Michael Savage has lit up Newry Town Hall and Down Leisure Centre blue this evening to mark ‘Action Mesothelioma Day’. Mesothelioma is a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos that deserves more attention. The Chairperson said “It is import to highlight the Meso campaign and make people aware of this type of cancer […]

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Constituency Government Lurgan Politics Upper Bann Westminster

Government Must Stay the Course on Protocol Bill – Lockhart

Speaking in the House of Commons during the second stage of the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill, DUP MP for Upper Bann Carla Lockhart has said the Bill is finally recognition from the Government of the damage the Protocol is doing to Northern Ireland, and urged the Government to progress the bill through the House with […]

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Armagh Constituency Crime Newry and Armagh

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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Community Constituency Newry Newry and Armagh

Police Missing Person Appeal Last Seen in Newry

Police are becoming increasingly concerned about the whereabouts of 51 year old Dilara Rostami. Last seen in the Newry area around 0030 hours on River Street, Newry. He is approx 5ft 6 with dark hair and last seen wearing a black coat, blue Jeans and white trainers. If you have seen Dilara or have any […]

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Community Constituency Council Education Government Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council

Careers Inspiration Event for Year 9 Pupils

Year 9 pupils from Newry, Mourne and Down attended an interactive careers inspiration event called 4C UR Future LIVE. The innovative event, held in Newry Leisure Centre on Thursday 9 June, was organised by 4C UR Future – a not-for-profit Community Interest Company – in partnership with Newry, Mourne and Down District Council.   4C […]

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Community Constituency Government Health Lurgan Upper Bann Westminster

Positive Impact of NI Kidney Research Fund Marked in Westminster

Upper Bann MP Carla Lockhart joined with huge crowds in Waringstown on Friday night at the Vintage Cavalcade in aid of the Northern Ireland Kidney Research Fund and praised the work of the charity in providing financial support towards kidney research for the last fifty years. Speaking at the event, Carla Lockhart said: “The Vintage […]

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Community Constituency Council Government Health Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council South Armagh

Council Provides Free Health MOTs for Men’s Health Week

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council hosted a Men’s Health Event in partnership with the Rural Health Partnership Clanrye Group, Bolster, Rural Health Partnership, the Council’s Health and In-equalities dept, P.I.P.S, and Aware NI on Thursday 16 June in Slieve Gullion. The event included free taster workshops, activities and health checks as part of a […]

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Community Constituency Health Newry Newry and Armagh

Comedy and Mocktails Provide A Night You WILL Remember

Over three-quarters of adults in Northern Ireland drink alcohol but consuming too much can seriously affect our health. Therefore, to mark Alcohol Awareness Week between 20-26 June, a comedy and mocktail night was held at Centred Soul, Newry on Friday 24 June to help understand our drinking behaviour and explore our relationship with alcohol. The […]