All posts tagged "Mark Gibbons"
Newry/ 1 year ago
Postman’s ‘heart sank’ as he witnessed child sat in window with blind cord around its neck
A postman has urged parents to think about loose hanging blind cords following a heart-stopping moment this week. Newry, Mourne and...
South Down/ 2 years ago
Life-saving defibrillator stolen, damaged and dumped in ‘act of senseless and gross stupidity’
A life-saving defibrillator was stolen and later damaged and dumped in Warrenpoint. The device had been located at Eurospar in the...
Newry/ 2 years ago
Water result! Five refill stations to be piloted in locations across Newry, Mourne and Down
Five refill stations will installed as part of a pilot programme in locations across Newry, Mourne and Down district. The scheme,...
Newry/ 2 years ago
Proposals to transform disused Newry quarry into ‘one of the best rock climbing sites in Ireland’
Plans are afoot to transform a disused quarry in Newry into “one of the best rock climbing sites in Ireland”. Mountaineering...
Council asked to act now with Old Osborne Hotel in Warrenpoint at ‘tipping point’
A derelict former hotel in Warrenpoint is at “tipping point” with council being urged to act now. Safety concerns have been...
Majestic ‘Tree of the Year’ winner ‘Old Homer’ saved after shedding close to two tons!
A former ‘Tree of the Year’ winner at Kilbroney Forest Park has been saved – after undergoing a much-needed ‘hair cut’!...
Fears majestic ‘Tree of the Year’ winner may not survive next snowfall
Fears are growing for the future of an award-winning and majestic tree. The former ‘Tree of the Year’ winner ‘Old Homer’...
Bump in the road an ‘understatement’ as Councillor’s daughter asks for go on see-saw
As far as road defects go this is up there with the best worst of them. Residents in the Donaghmore, a...
Rucksack containing drugs and scales found in dugout at football pitch
A rucksack containing suspected Class B drugs and paraphernalia was found at football pitch in Burren – outside Newry – earlier...
Arson attack at football club branded ‘completely reckless act’
A fire at a football club has been described as a “completely reckless act that could have caused major damage”. The...
Councillor’s fable of ancient fairy taking refuge in his garden has very important message
A local independent councillor has taken to telling of the plight of an ancient fairy who has taken refuge in his...
Horrific scene as resident stumbles upon severed pigs’ heads in field
This was horrifying scene which greeted a local resident close to Newry earlier today (Wednesday). A number of severed pigs’ heads...