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Ann’s Homecare Increases Domiciliary Care Pay

Independent domiciliary care company Ann’s Homecare has now increased its pay from £10.30 p/h to £13p/h following the £23 million investment from the Department of Health and a recent meeting with the Health Minister Robin Swann. Speaking on their social media Ann’s Homecare said: “Following the announcement of our new rates (£10.30 – £13) and […]

Armagh Community

It’s time to have your say on UK City of Culture 2025!

The bid team for Armagh City and borough’s UK City of Culture 2025 want everyone to get involved in shaping the final entry for the competition by taking part in local workshops in person or on-line – to have your say! This is a really exciting opportunity for the City and borough, and the next […]

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Final Call for Sports Bursary Applications

Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Sports Forum in association with Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council wish to remind athletes that completed applications for the Sports Bursary Scheme will close on Wednesday 1st December at 5pm. The Sports Forum have created the Sports Bursaries to support and facilitate the development of aspiring performers who reside […]

Armagh Newry Politics South Armagh

“Unionism Must Win the Protocol Battle, or Lose the Union!” – TUV Newry and Armagh

Speaking to Newry & Armagh TUV Annual Dinner on Saturday night Jim Allister warned the Government that weakening on the Protocol would store up destabilising pressures on the very institutions which the Protocol dishonesty claims to protect. “I can think of no quicker and more assured way to alienate Unionists even more from the failing […]

Armagh Crime

Two Arrested In Armagh Following Suspicious Activity

Police, responding to the report of suspicious activity in Armagh, have arrested two men. Officers received a report from a couple in the Loughgall Road area of the town just before 6.15am today (Saturday 20 November), who believed that intruders had tried to enter their property. It’s reported that two males were outside the house, […]

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Get Ready to Light Up Our Borough

ABC Council is set to light up the borough with a virtual light switch-on on Saturday 4th December at 7.30pm. One of the highlights of the Christmas celebrations will be the virtual light switch-on lighting up our city, towns and villages across the borough. The event will be streamed live on Facebook, YouTube and online […]

Armagh Crime

County Armagh Brothers Sentenced For £290k Tax Fraud

Two brothers from County Armagh have been sentenced for tax fraud after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Patrick Carvill, 37, from Derrynoose and his brother Paschal, 28, from Middletown, set up and then closed a number of haulage companies between 2012 and 2016. The pair charged their customers VAT then closed the […]

Armagh Newry South Armagh

McNulty Welcomes Taxi Action Plan

SDLP Assembly Member Justin McNulty has welcomed the announcement of a range of measures to tackle the shortage of taxi drivers across the North. SDLP Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has announced she will legislate for a 7.6% increase in the maximum taxi fare and will introduce a support package for new drivers.   Minister Mallon […]

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Search is on for ABC Business Champions

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council (ABC Council) has unveiled details of its Business Awards which will officially recognise, reward and profile its most industrious, hardworking and enterprising organisations. At a virtual event at the end of a jam-packed Enterprise Week, it was announced that the ABC Business Awards will be held in February […]

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Lord Mayor Urges Residents to ‘Be Allergen Aware’

There has been a lot of publicity recently around Natasha’s Law – the new Food Safety Law that is now in place requiring food retailers to provide full details of the ingredients and allergens in all pre-packaged food.  This publicity has heightened public awareness around an issue that can have a major impact on many […]