• Ards First Responsders Win On People’s Projects

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    Ards Peninsula group wins £50,000 in The People’s Projects. The public have voted and a group working in the Ards Peninsula has been announced as one of the winners of The People’s Projects competition in Northern Ireland and they will pick up a prize of £50,000. Ards Peninsula First Responders…

    Read More: Ards First Responsders Win On People’s Projects Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

    Downpatrick FC U-17’s In Shield Final

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    Downpatrick FC Notes – Week Beginning 22/04/19 Everyone at the football club would like to wish the under 17’s Good Luck this Saturday when they play Aquinas Star at Seaview in the Second Shield Final. This game kicks off at 3pm, all support welcome. The 100 Club Draw for April…

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    Killough Win Harry Clarke Cup

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    The Newcastle and District Amateur Football League. The Harry Clarke Cup. Played at Meadowvale, Drumaness. Monday 22nd April 2019 at 1.30pm. Killough 3 Ballynagross 1. At a sun-baked Meadowvale Park in Drumaness, Killough and Ballynagross faced each other in the Harry Clarke cup final and it was the sea-siders who…

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    Glees Singers To Premier Curtains In Newcastle

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    Curtains, a Northern Ireland premier, a murder mystery whodunit musical, will be running in Newcastle. The cast are currently putting the finishing touches to this very engaging musical with a difference. It is technically a show within a show. When leading lady Jessica Cranshaw dies on the opening night, policeman…

    Read More: Glees Singers To Premier Curtains In Newcastle Monday, April 22nd, 2019

    Donaghadee Lady To Run In London Marathon For The RNLI

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    Local to run in London Marathon for Donaghadee RNLI Lifeboat. Ali Gunning, is running the London Marathon in aid of Donaghadee Lifeboat Station. Ali lives in Donaghadee and is a member of the local running club, the Dee Runners. She runs in Donghadee regularly and wants to raise some funds…

    Read More: Donaghadee Lady To Run In London Marathon For The RNLI Sunday, April 21st, 2019

    Council Promotes Civic Pride Initiative

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    Newry Mourne and Down District Council is asking local community groups to take part in a new community environmental initiative to encourage civic pride throughout the district. Local community groups are being asked to help promote a ‘cleaner, greener environment’ and undertake ‘litter picks’ in their locality. To participate in…

    Read More: Council Promotes Civic Pride Initiative Sunday, April 21st, 2019

    Traffic Flow At Tollymore Improved Says McEvoy

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    McEvoy welcomes progress on traffic congestion at Tollymore Park Gates. Mourne Sinn Féin Council candidate Leeanne McEvoy has welcomed progress on the issue of traffic congestion in and around the exit gates of Tollymore Forest Park at busy periods. McEvoy explained: “The residents of Bryansford Village and Burrenreagh Road are…

    Read More: Traffic Flow At Tollymore Improved Says McEvoy Sunday, April 21st, 2019

  • Down To Host Four Of The Eighteen Twelfth Parades

    The Twelfth venues have been confirmed for 2019. The Orange Institution has confirmed the 18 venues across Northern Ireland which will host Twelfth of July demonstrations this summer. This year four of the eighteen demonstrations will be held in County Down in Crossgar, Hollywood, Kilkeel and Rathfriland. With only three…

    Read More: Down To Host Four Of The Eighteen Twelfth Parades Sunday, April 21st, 2019

    Enright and Walker Welcome Council Fine Moves

    Fly-Tipping and Dog Fouling Fines To Be Enforced. Following a workshop in Newry between Newry Mourne and Down District Council management and Councillors last month, Council Officers have now taken a line from local environmentalists and they will be hiring additional staff to deal robustly with the scourge of dog-fouling,…

    Read More: Enright and Walker Welcome Council Fine Moves Sunday, April 21st, 2019

    Sean Hollywood Centre Reveals May Programme

    Sean Hollywood Arts Centre Hosts Exciting May Programme. The month starts with the launch of a new art exhibition by established local artists Mary Doran and David Johnston on Friday 3 May at 8pm. Mary and David have taken inspiration from the Irish landscape to produce a series of stunning…

    Read More: Sean Hollywood Centre Reveals May Programme Sunday, April 21st, 2019

    Down Leisure Centre Begins Autism Swim Sessions

    Autism Friendly Swim Sessions Available at Down Leisure Centre. Newry Mourne and Down District Council is delighted to announce a series of autism friendly swim sessions. These will run at Down Leisure Centre every Sunday between 4pm and 5pm until the end of June. The next session is on Sunday…

    Read More: Down Leisure Centre Begins Autism Swim Sessions Saturday, April 20th, 2019

    Shannon Addresses Ards Antisocial Behaviour

    Meeting with Superintendent Kee and PSNI officer Rosie Thompson regarding Victoria Avenue and other local concerns Jim Shannon MP for Strangford has commented after meeting with Senior Ards and North Down PSNI officers regarding the anti-social behaviour in Victoria Avenue, Newtownards, that has seen residents living in fear and damage…

    Read More: Shannon Addresses Ards Antisocial Behaviour Saturday, April 20th, 2019

    Murnin Opens Books Of Condolence For Lyra McKee

    Newry Mourne and Down District Council Opens Books of Condolence for Journalist, Lyra McKee The citizens of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council can express their condolences to the family and friends of Lyra McKee. Newry Mourne and Down District Council Chairman, Councillor Mark Murnin was first to sign the…

    Read More: Murnin Opens Books Of Condolence For Lyra McKee Saturday, April 20th, 2019

    Newry Workers Scoop Lottery Windfall

    County Down Demolition Workers Have a ‘Smashing’ Time With Quarter of a Million Pound EuroMillions Win. An 18-strong work syndicate from Newry-based demolition company Tinnelly Group Ltd are having a ‘smashing’ time after ‘striking’ it lucky with a quarter of a million pound EuroMillions win. The County Down employees scooped a massive…

    Read More: Newry Workers Scoop Lottery Windfall Saturday, April 20th, 2019