Community Constituency Newry and Armagh South Armagh

Armagh Down Cycling Club Host Gullion Cycling Tour for PIPS

Armagh Down Cycling Club is calling on all cycling enthusiasts to join them for The Gullion Tour on Sunday, April 30th. This exciting cycling challenge aims to raise awareness and funds for PIPS Hope and Support, a local charity dedicated to suicide prevention and mental health. The Gullion Tour will take cyclists on a journey […]

Community Constituency Crime Lurgan Upper Bann

Lurgan Trader Ordered to Pay £10,000 Compensation for Substandard Work and Misleading Consumers

A Lurgan trader was today ordered to pay compensation of £10,000 to a victim at Laganside Magistrates’ Court, for failing to complete external construction work to the victim’s home to a satisfactory standard. The trader also quoted a significantly lower fee than he subsequently charged for the substandard works and he failed to provide the […]

Community Constituency Council Downpatrick Education Government Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council South Down

Chairperson Welcomes St Moninna’s Primary School to Council Chamber

Sixty school children from St Moninna’s Primary School, Newry Student Council visited Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Michael Savage and Council officials at Council Offices in Downpatrick recently. The pupils from Primary 6, expressed an interest in visiting the Council as they were keen to learn more about the plans to build the […]

Community Constituency Crime Portadown Upper Bann

Murder Investigation Following Death of Woman in Portadown

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Major Investigation Team have launched a murder investigation following the death of a woman in Portadown. Detective Chief Inspector Rachel Wilson said: “Police received a report of a house fire in the Church Street area of Portadown at around 2.15am this morning, Tuesday 21st March. “Officers attended […]

Community Constituency Crime Portadown Upper Bann

Woman Dies in House Fire in Portadown

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman in Portadown. Speaking on the issue Carla Lockhart MP said, “Very sad news this morning coming from Portadown with the confirmation that the police are investigating the 𝙙𝙚𝙖𝙩𝙝 𝙤𝙛 𝙖 𝙬𝙤𝙢𝙖𝙣 𝙛𝙤𝙡𝙡𝙤𝙬𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙖 𝙝𝙤𝙪𝙨𝙚 𝙛𝙞𝙧𝙚. 𝙈𝙮 𝙩𝙝𝙤𝙪𝙜𝙝𝙩𝙨 𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙛𝙖𝙢𝙞𝙡𝙮 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙛𝙧𝙞𝙚𝙣𝙙𝙨 𝙤𝙛 […]

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

Murphy Welcomes Proposals for Community Paint Reuse Project

Sinn Féin councillor Declan Murphy has welcomed a council proposal to create a community paint reuse project for the district. The Slieve Gullion councillor said: “There are currently over 290 tonnes of paint left into the Household recycling centres across the district every year. “The cost of recycling all this paint is estimated to come […]

Business Community Constituency Government International Lurgan Upper Bann Westminster

Glanbia Announcement Welcomed by MP

Speaking after the announcement that Glanbia has sold its Glanbia Cheese mozzarella arm to US firm Leprino Foods Company, DUP MP Carla Lockhart said: “The size of the payment in this sale reflects the economic value of Glanbia Cheese, and the success it has had in recent years. The team in Magheralin have put excellence […]

ABC Council Armagh Banbridge Business Community Constituency Council Craigavon Crime Government Lurgan Newry and Armagh Portadown Upper Bann

Do You Know How to Report Anti-Social Behaviour?

Did you know, there are many different types of anti-social behaviour? (ASB) These can range from noise and stray dogs to assault and hate crime. There are also a number of different organisations to report ASB to, depending on the issue – so Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon PCSP have produced leaflets and posters which provide […]

Community Constituency Newry Newry and Armagh

Women’s Aid CEO Shortlisted for Prestigious Award

Eileen Murphy, CEO of Women’s Aid Armagh Down (WAAD) has been shortlisted for the prestigious ‘Inspiring Leader of the Year’ Award at the CO3 Annual Leadership Award. The annual awards sponsored by Evelyn Partners, recognise the great leaders that work across the community and voluntary sector in Northern Ireland. In the introduction to the ‘Inspiring […]

Community Constituency Council Education Government NMD Council South Down Warrenpoint

Winner of Schools’ Label Design Competition for Aughnagun Honey Jars Announced

A new label has been designed by one of our local primary school children for the jars of honey produced by the native Irish black honeybees that were rehomed last June at the old landfill site at Aughnagun. Leah Campbell, from St Dallan’s Primary School in Warrenpoint, designed the label after entering a competition run […]