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Constituency Crime Newry Newry and Armagh

Man Dead After Shooting in Newry

Police are currently at the scene of a shooting incident in the Ardcarn Park area of Newry this evening, Thursday 1st December. Ardcarn Park is currently closed to both motorists and pedestrians. One man has been pronounced dead at the scene. A further update will be provided in due course. ENDS

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Constituency Crime Newry Newry and Armagh

Newry Men Charged and Named Following Vicious Attack Claiming to be an IRA Punishment Beating

A man attacked with a nail studded bat in his own home was told it was an IRA punishment beating, Newry Magistrates Court heard today Wednesday 30th November. Police arrested three men following the report of an aggravated burglary at a house in Springfarm Heights, Newry, in the early hours of the morning on Tuesday […]

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Constituency Crime Newry Newry and Armagh

Three Men Charged Following Aggravated Burglary in Newry

Police have charged three men aged 27, 30 and 33 following an aggravated burglary at a house in Springfarm Heights, Newry, yesterday, Tuesday 29th November. The men were charged with a number of offences including two counts of aggravated burglary and driving related offences. They have been charged to appear before Newry Magistrates’ Court this […]

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Agriculture Business Climate Constituency Newry Newry and Armagh

Plastic Exports Ban and Need for Caution

Joseph Doherty, Managing Director of Re-Gen Waste in Newry and member of Defra’s Advisory Committee on Packaging, urges caution around banning plastic exports. The cross-party Environment Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee has called for a ban on the export of all plastic waste from the UK by 2027. This would seem to be a […]

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Constituency Crime Newry Newry and Armagh

Newry Woman Facing 12 Serious Drug Charges Refused Bail

By Paul Higgins Refusing to free 30-year-old Whitney Hughes, District Judge Eamon King said “she’s part of what’s obviously a serious OCG in some shape or fashion and she must face the consequences when police, doing their duty, find the matters in this case – cash, drugs, phones, you name it.” Hughes,  from Ardcarn Park in […]

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Community Constituency Health Newry Newry and Armagh

PIPS to Hold Annual Christmas Service

Every year, PIPS Hope & Support welcomes suicide bereaved families and friends to a Christmas Service of Remembrance, Hope & Healing to celebrate the life of their loved ones and to gain comfort from Personal Reflections, Poems, Beautiful Music & Singing, a Candlelight Possession and a Memory Tree service. This years’ service will take place […]

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Community Constituency Crime Newry Newry and Armagh

Three Arrested Following Aggravated Burglary in Newry

Police have arrested three men following the report of an aggravated burglary at a house in Springfarm Heights, Newry, in the early hours of this morning ( Tuesday 29th November ). It was reported that three masked men entered the property through a window at around 2.45am and attacked a male occupant with baseball bats […]

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

South Armagh Police Review Must be Fully Implemented! – Murphy

Sinn Féin councillor Declan Murphy has welcomed the progress made in the South Armagh Police Review but insists there is more to be done. Councillor Murphy, Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Policing and Community safety in council, said: “My colleagues and I received an update tonight from the PSNI about the progress of the South Armagh […]

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

Chairperson Hosts Welcome Event For Ukrainian Families

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Michael Savage hosted a welcome event for Ukrainian families on Tuesday 8 November in the Council Offices, Monaghan Row. The event provided Ukrainian families from across the district with an opportunity to meet with our Chairperson and Council officers, to ask questions and discuss their experiences and […]

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Business Constituency Infrastructure Newry Newry and Armagh

Re-Gen Waste Considers PRN Consultation

The Government has published its response to the PRN consultation, giving an indication of how the system will change when EPR starts in 2024. Joseph Doherty, Managing Director of Re-Gen Waste, which processes over 200,000 tonnes a year of household recyclables and is a significant PERN Trader, considers the implications. The PRN system has been […]