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District Town Halls to Light Up to Mark World Down’s Syndrome Day

Newry , Mourne and Down District Council have agreed to light up Newry and Downpatrick town halls along with Belfast City Hall and Lisburn Town Hall to celebrate world Down’s Syndromeday on the 21st March. Down Syndrome is a condition in which a person has an extra chromosome. Chromosomes are small “packages” of genes in […]

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Business

MURPHY ANNOUNCES NEW RATE SETTING POWERS FOR COUNCILS

Finance Minister, Conor Murphy has put in place new legislation which will enable councils to tailor district rates to the needs of their local areas. This legislative change will for the first time give councils the option to strike different levels of household and business rates. The Finance Minister made the announcement following a recent […]

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Community Newry

Council Launches Active Travel Consultation.

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has launched an online public consultation to find out residents’ views on Active Travel in the district. The Council recognises the need to move to more sustainable low carbon transport, which includes making improvements to cycling and walking infrastructure within the district area. The latest Travel Survey for Northern […]

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Community Newry Politics

Council Launches Corporate Plan 2021-2023

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has published its second Corporate Plan, which covers the two-year period from 2021-2023. These are unprecedented and difficult times and the COVID-19 pandemic is greatly impacting upon everyone. The Council has therefore taken the decision to develop an interim two-year plan to ensure it can adapt and respond in […]