• Environmental Postal Calendar Winners Welcomed

    Chairperson Reveals Winners in Environmental Calendar Poster Competition. Newry Mourne and Down District Council held a reception at Council Offices for primary and secondary school pupils, to reveal the winning posters in this year’s Schools’ Environmental Calendar poster competition. Council Chairperson, Councillor Roisin Mulgrew, said: “I am pleased to present…

    Read More: Environmental Postal Calendar Winners Welcomed Sunday, November 19th, 2017

    Police Arrest Two Men For Suspected Burglary

    Detectives have arrested two men, aged 25 and 28, following a series of burglaries in County Down in recent days. The suspects were arrested this afternoon (Friday 17 November) and remain in police custody at this time. It was reported that during the early hours of Tuesday morning entry was…

    Read More: Police Arrest Two Men For Suspected Burglary Friday, November 17th, 2017

    Red Kites Project Takes Off In Newcastle

    Red kites are one of our most stunning birds of prey and this year 20 territorial pairs have been recorded in Northern Ireland, with 13 pairs successfully fledging 28 chicks – the highest number on record. RKites, a new funded partnership project officially launched today, will focus on a dedicated…

    Read More: Red Kites Project Takes Off In Newcastle Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

    EA Agrees Not To Close Two Outdoor Centres

    The Education Department have revised their decisions on closing two Rowallene area outdoor education centres but the Ardnabannon and Killowen centres still hangs in the balance. Newry Mourne and Down Councillors Billy Walker and Terry Andrews along with Strangford MP Jim Shannon and former Education Minister Peter Weir met with…

    Read More: EA Agrees Not To Close Two Outdoor Centres Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

    MB McGrady Hosting Charity Night At Eclipse

    Opening Night for Festive Fundraising by M.B. McGrady & Co Chartered Accountants. M.B. McGrady & Co, one of the largest and most-respected independent accountancy practices in Northern Ireland, is getting festive in an effort to raise vital funds for local charity – Cancer Fund for Children – in the lead-up…

    Read More: MB McGrady Hosting Charity Night At Eclipse Monday, November 13th, 2017

    Festive Christmas Lights Switch On Events In NMD

    Newry Mourne and Down District Council is getting ready to spread some Christmas magic with Switch On events happening across the district from 23 November until 8 December 2017. Council Chairperson Councillor Roisin Mulgrew said: “The Christmas Lights Switch On events in Newry and Downpatrick will officially mark the start of…

    Read More: Festive Christmas Lights Switch On Events In NMD Friday, November 10th, 2017

    Willowbrook Foods Is Top Of The Crops

    Willowbrook Foods ‘top of the crops’ at UK Food Manufacturing Awards. County Down-based vegetable and salad business Willowbrook Foods has been named the UK Fresh Produce Manufacturing Company of the Year at the UK Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs). Based on the shores of Strangford Lough near Killinchy and established…

    Read More: Willowbrook Foods Is Top Of The Crops Thursday, November 9th, 2017

  • Newry Junior Chamber In North Pole Cycle

    Newry Junior Chamber to Trade Sweat for Smiles in North Pole Cycling Challenge Newry Junior Chamber (NJC) members are organising an indoor cycling challenge this Christmas to raise money for charitable causes.  The challenge will see members and local business representatives aim to cover the 2,478 miles, the very distance from…

    Read More: Newry Junior Chamber In North Pole Cycle Thursday, November 9th, 2017

    Rubane Residents Receive Amazon Prime Surprise

    Amazon gives Prime to every household in Rubane near Kircubbin on the Ards Peninsula to celebrate 10th anniversary of the membership programme. Amazon Prime, providing members with unlimited One-Day Delivery, streaming of thousands of popular movies and TV episodes and over 2 million songs, access to a rotating selection of…

    Read More: Rubane Residents Receive Amazon Prime Surprise Thursday, November 9th, 2017

    Come And Enjoy The Fun Filled Narnia Day

    Newly Mourne and Down District Council, in association with the Mourne Mountains Landscape Partnership, is celebrating CS Lewis’s links with Rostrevor at Narnia Family Day on Saturday 18 November, from 11am to 4pm. Council Chairperson, Councillor Roisin Mulgrew said: “The Council is delighted to celebrate the area’s links with CS…

    Read More: Come And Enjoy The Fun Filled Narnia Day Thursday, November 9th, 2017

    Award Winning Play Coming To Down Arts Centre

    Down Arts Centre, in association with Loco and Reckless Productions, is delighted to present award winning play ‘The Man In The Woman’s Shoes’ on Friday 17 November. Set in October 1978 – Pope John Paul I is not long dead, autumn is closing in and Pat Farnon has ‘some business’…

    Read More: Award Winning Play Coming To Down Arts Centre Thursday, November 9th, 2017

    Winter Safety Service In Southern Division Is Operational

    The Department for Infrastructure’s winter safety service is fully operational and ready to keep people moving on our roads. Southern Divisional Roads Manager Simon Richardson confirmed arrangements for the local area and said: “At this time of year darker evenings and lower temperatures can make driving conditions more difficult and we…

    Read More: Winter Safety Service In Southern Division Is Operational Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

    Patient Client Council Calls For Health Feedback

    PEOPLE URGED TO SPEAK OUT ON THEIR HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE SERVICES. People attending the Patient and Client Council’s Coffee Connection event at Newcastle Visitor Information Centre on Central Promenade in Newcastle took part in a debate about future Health and Social Care services in Northern Ireland. Attendees were asked…

    Read More: Patient Client Council Calls For Health Feedback Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

    Spa Doc Wins Foundation Doctor Of Year Award

    Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster member named Foundation Doctor of the Year. Rebecca Orr from Spa YFC has been named Foundation Doctor of the Year by the Royal College of General Practitioners at their Inspiring the Future Awards. The Foundation Doctor of the Year award recognises an individual who has…

    Read More: Spa Doc Wins Foundation Doctor Of Year Award Wednesday, November 8th, 2017