Community Constituency Council Downpatrick Government Health Kilkeel Newcastle Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council South Armagh South Down Warrenpoint

Children and Young People Encouraged to #BeSafeOnline in New Cyber Safety Campaign

An animated digital campaign to encourage children and young people to stay safe and smart online has been launched by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council. The aim of the #BeSafeOnline campaign is to raise awareness of responsible and safe use of the internet and social media in our communities. Sometimes being online can leave […]

Community Government Politics Stormont Westminster

Local parties must be involved in Protocol negotiations – UUP

The Ulster Unionist Party’s Finance Spokesperson, Steve Aiken OBE MLA, has urged the UK Government and the EU to include local political parties in the negotiations aimed at finding a deal to resolve the long-standing issues surrounding the Northern Ireland Protocol. Steve Aiken said: “The announcement today that talks around resolving the protocol are to be […]

Community Government Politics Stormont Westminster

SDLP Welcome Fresh Protocol Negotiations

SDLP Leader of the Opposition Matthew O’Toole has welcomed the prospect of fresh negotiations between the British government and the European Union on the Protocol.  It comes after new Foreign Secretary James Cleverly held talks with Maroš Šefčovič on Friday. South Belfast MLA Mr O’Toole said: “It is welcome news that the UK and EU are […]

Community Constituency Crime Lurgan Upper Bann

Laser Pointed at Commercial Aircraft in Lurgan Area

Police in Lurgan are warning of the dangers after a report of a laser being pointed at a commercial aircraft in the Lurgan area. Inspector Gary McCullough said: “We received a report shortly before 8.30pm last night, Thursday 29th September, that a laser had been shone at an aircraft while it was flying over the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]